posted May 10, 2004

Hope Wins MIAA Commissioner's Cup

Hope College has won the Commissioner's Cup of the Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association (MIAA) for a record 26th 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 nine of the last 11 years.

Hope also topped the 2003-04 men's All-Sports standings and finished second to Calvin in the women's All-Sports standings.

Hope teams won seven conference championships this past school year -- men's golf, football, men's basketball, men's and women's swimming/diving, and men's and women's soccer.

Commissioner's Cup Standings: 1. Hope 177, 2. Calvin 164, 3. Albion 142, 4. Alma 105, 5. Kalamazoo 92, 6. Olivet 60, 7. Adrian 59.

Men's All-Sports Standings: 1. Hope 85, 2. Albion 73, 3. Calvin 67, 4. Kalamazoo 42, 5. Alma 36, 6. Adrian 33, 7. Olivet 30.

Women's All-Sports Standings: 1. Calvin 97, 2. Hope 92, 3. Albion 69, 3. Alma 69, 5. Saint Mary's 57, 6. Kalamazoo 50, 7. Olivet 30, 8. Adrian 26.