posted May 12, 2006

Hope Wins MIAA Commissioner's Cup a Record 28th Time

Hope College has won the Commissioner's Cup of the Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association (MIAA) for a record 28th time.

The Commissioner's Cup standings are determined using the cumulative standings from the 18 MIAA-sponsored sports for men and women.

Hope has won the Commissioner's Cup six straight years and eight of the past nine years.

Hope also topped the league's 2005-06 all-sports standings in both men's and women's sports. 

Hope teams won seven conference championships this past school year -- men's golf, men's and women's soccer, volleyball, women's basktball, baseball (co-champions) and softball.

Commissioner's Cup Standings: 1. Hope 216, 2. Calvin 198, 3. Albion 167, 4. Olivet, 5. Alma 108, 6. Kalamazoo 99, 7. Adrian 63, 7. Tri-State 63.

Men's All-Sports Standings: 1. Hope 99, 2. Calvin 89, 3. Albion 80, 4. Kalamazoo 52, 5. Olivet 51, 6. Alma 42, 7. Adrian 38, 7. Tri-State 38.

Women's All-Sports Standings: 1. Hope 117, 2. Calvin 109, 3. Albion 87, 4. Saint Mary's 78, 5. Alma, 5. Olivet 66, 7. Kalamazoo 47, 8. Adrian 25, 8. Tri-State 25.