posted November 29, 2005

Hope Tops MIAA All-Sports Standings After Fall

Hope College stands atop the MIAA Commissioner's Cup and All-Sports standings for both men and women after the fall sports season. The awards recognize the member college with the best cumulative standings in the 18 conference-sponsored sports.

During the fall season Hope won four MIAA championships -- men's and women's soccer, men's golf and volleyball. Both cross country teams finished in second place, the football team tied for second place and the women's golf team ended third.

Hope is the defending Commissioner's Cup/All-Sports champion and has won the award a league-record 27 times.

Commissioner's Cup Standings: 1. Hope 108, 2. Calvin 79, 3. Albion 75, 4. Olivet 54, 5. Alma 50, 6. Kalamazoo 40, 7. Tri-State 33, 8. Adrian 30.

Men's All-Sports Standings: 1. Hope 51, 2. Albion 36, 3. Calvin 32, 4. Olivet 27, 5. Tri-State 24, 6. Alma 20, 7. Kalamazoo 18, 8. Adrian 16.

Women's All-Sports Standings: 1. Hope 57, 2. Calvin 47, 3. Saint Mary's 43, 4. Albion 39, 5. Alma 30, 6. Olivet 27, 7. Kalamazoo 22, 8. Adrian 14, 9. Tri-State 9.