posted February 23, 2010

Hope/Calvin Share Lead for MIAA Commissioner's Cup

Rivals Hope and Calvin are tied for first place in the MIAA Commissioner's Cup race through the conclusion of the league winter sports season. Both schools have 136 points, with Hope holding a four-point lead in the men's all-sports race and Calvin holding a like advantage in the women's all-sports competition.

Overall Standings: 1. Hope 136, 1. Calvin 136, 3. Albion 83, 4. Adrian 73, 5. Kalamazoo 67, 6. Olivet 64, 7. Alma 62, 8. Trine 61.
Men's All-Sports Standings: 1. Hope 64, 2. Calvin 60, 3. Albion 44, 4. Adrian 37, 5. Olivet 33, 6. Kalamazoo 32, 6. Trine 32, 8. Alma 21.
Women's All-Sports Standings: 1. Calvin 76, 2. Hope 72, 3. Saint Mary's 46, 4. Alma 41, 5. Albion 39, 6. Adrian 36, 7. Kalamazoo 35, 8. Olivet 31, 9. Trine 29.

° The MIAA Commissioner's Cup award is based on the cumulative performance of each member school in the league's 18 sports for men and women. The final Commissioner's Cup standings is determined on the basis of each college's best standings in eight of nine sports for men and eight of nine sports for women. The tabulation through the winter season is based on 5-of-6 sports for men and 5-of-6 sports for women.

° Hope won the 2008-09 Commissioner's Cup. The Commissioner's Cup (All-Sports Award) has been presented since 1934-35. Hope has won the award 31 times, followed by Albion 14, Kalamazoo 13, Calvin 9 & Alma 5.

 

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