Monday, May 12, 2014

Hope Wins 35th MIAA Commissioner's Cup All-Sports Championship


Hope College has claimed the Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association Commissioner’s Cup All-Sports Championship for a league-record 35th time.
Hope totaled 211 points in men’s and women’s varsity sports during the 2013-14 school year to finish two points ahead of runner-up Calvin College.

The MIAA Commissioner’s Cup award is based on the cumulative performance of each member school in the league’s 20 sports for men and women. The final Commissioner’s Cup standings are determined on the basis of each college’s standings in eight of 10 sports for men and eight of 10 sports for women.
It is the third time in four years Hope has won the Commissioner’s Cup. Hope also earned it in 2011-12 and 2010-11.

Hope topped the 2013-14 Men’s All-Sports Standings with 98 points and finished second in the 2013-14 Women’s All-Sports Standings with 113 points.
In men’s sports, Hope won MIAA championships in golf and basketball and was runner-up in cross country, football, soccer, swimming & diving, tennis and track & field. Hope also placed third in baseball and lacrosse.

In women’s sports, Hope claimed MIAA titles in basketball and volleyball and finished second in cross country, swimming & diving, softball, tennis and track & field. Hope also took third in women’s soccer and fifth in golf and lacrosse.

Posted 5/12/2014 04:35:00 PM

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