posted December 8, 2006

Hope Leads MIAA All-Sports Race

Hope tops the MIAA Commissioner's Cup standings after the fall sports season. The award honors the MIAA-member college with the best cumulative finish in the 18 league-sponsored sports.

Hope won league championships this fall in football, men's golf and men's soccer.  The men's and women's cross country, volleyball and women's soccer teams each finished second in their MIAA races while the women's golf team was sixth.

Commissioner's Cup Standings: 1. Hope 102, 2. Calvin 80, 3. Albion 68, 4. Olivet 48, 5. Tri-State 47, 6. Alma 45, 6. Kalamazoo 45, 8. Adrian 40.

Men's All-Sports Standings: 1. Hope 54, 2. Albion 32, 3. Calvin 30, 4. Olivet 27, 4. Tri-State 27, 6. Alma 21, 7. Kalamazoo 17, 8. Adrian 16.

Women's All-Sports Standings: 1. Calvin 50, 2. Hope 48, 3. Saint Mary's 37, 4. Albion 36, 5. Kalamazoo 28, 6. Adrian 24, 6. Alma 24, 8. Olivet 21, 9. Tri-State 20.

The MIAA Commissioner's Cup has been presented since 1934-35. Hope has won the award 28 times, including 2005-06.