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Hope College Tops MIAA Commissioner's Cup Race After Winter Season

Hope College tops the winter update of the 2016-17 Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association Commissioner’s Cup standings.

Hope has 108 points after the winter season and leads second-place Calvin by four points.

Albion is third with 74 points and followed by Alma (69), Trine (67.5), Adrian (56), Olivet (56) and Kalamazoo (50).

The Commissioner’s Cup is based on the cumulative performance of each member school in the league's 22 sports, 11 per gender. Each school counts its top eight finishes by gender.

The winter update includes each team's MIAA finish in seven men's and seven women's sports. No team finishes have been dropped.

Hope claimed a men’s basketball championship this winter and finished runner-up in three other sports: women’s basketball, indoor track & field, and swimming & diving.

Eight sports remain this spring: baseball, men’s and women’s lacrosse, men’s and women’s outdoor track & field, softball, and men’s and women’s tennis.

Men’s Standings

  • Calvin 51
  • Hope 49
  • Albion 40
  • Trine 36
  • Alma 33
  • Adrian and Olivet 31
  • Kalamazoo 28

Women’s Standings

  • Hope 58.5
  • Calvin 53
  • Alma 36
  • Albion 34
  • Trine 31.5
  • Adrian and Olivet 25
  • Kalamazoo 22
  • Saint Mary’s 21