posted November 19, 2007

Hope Tops MIAA Commissioner's Cup Standings

Hope College tops the Commissioner's Cup standings of the Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association after the fall season.

The Commissioner's Cup standings are determined from the cumulative performance of each MIAA member school in the league's 18 sports for men and women.

Commissioner's Cup Standings: 1. Hope 96, 2. Calvin 86, 3. Albion 67, 4. Olivet 51, 4. Tri-State 51, 6. Alma 46, 7. Adrian 39, 7. Kalamazoo 39.

Men's All-Sports Standings: 1. Hope 49, 2. Calvin 32, 3. Olivet 31, 4. Albion 30, 5. Tri-State 27, 6. Alma 26, 7. Kalamazoo 16, 8. Adrian 13.

Women's All-Sports Standings: 1. Calvin 54, 2. Hope 47, 3. Albion 37, 3. Saint Mary's 37, 5. Adrian 26, 6. Tri-State 24, 7. Kalamazoo 23, 8. Alma 20, 8. Olivet 20.

The final All-Sports standings will be determined on the basis of each college's standings in eight of nine sports for men and eight of nine sports for women.  The standings after the fall season are based on all eight sports played to date (four for men and four for women).

Hope College won the 2006-07 Commissioner's Cup and the Men's All-Sports Award and Calvin won the Women's All-Sports Award.

The Commissioner's Cup (MIAA All-Sports Award) has been presented since 1934-35.  Hope has won the award 29 times, followed by Albion 14, Kalamazoo 13, Calvin 8 and Alma 5.