Calvin Secures Fourth Consecutive MIAA Commissioner's Cup

Calvin Secures Fourth Consecutive MIAA Commissioner's Cup

FREELAND, Mich. - Fueled by nine total MIAA Championships, including six on the men's side and three for the women, the Calvin College Knights won their fourth consecutive MIAA Commissioner's Cup, Commissioner Penny Allen-Cook announced Thursday.

The Knights scored 132 points, while Hope finished just two points behind Calvin overall, while winning the women's all-sport title. Trine (106) and Albion (102.5) were third and fourth overall, respectively, with Adrian finishing fifth with 89 cumulative points. Alma (73.5), Olivet (72.5) and Kalamazoo (70.5) rounded out the scoring.

Sport-by-sport breakdown (pdf)

Calvin was the top men's sport program, winning MIAA titles in cross country, golf, soccer, swimming & diving, and both indoor and outdoor track and field. On the women's side, the Knights were regular season champions in volleyball, swimming & diving, and lacrosse.

Calvin gathered 67.5 points in the eight men's sports they counted, ahead of second-place Hope (60.5) and third-place Trine 57.5).

On the women's side, Hope was the top department with six women's titles, including five outright; the Flying Dutch scored 69.5 points in women's sports, just under the maximum 72 points. Calvin was second with 64.5 points, with Albion ranking third with 52 points.

The MIAA 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. 

 

 

Overall Standings

 

1.

Calvin

132

2.

Hope

130

3.

Trine

106

4.

Albion

102.5

5.

Adrian

89

6.

Alma

73.5

7.

Olivet

72.5

8. 

Kalamazoo

70.5

 

 

Women's Standings

 

1.

Hope

69.5

2.

Calvin

64.5

3.

Albion

52

4.

Trine

48.5

5.

Saint Mary's

45

6.

Saint Mary's

42

7.

Adrian

37.5

8. 

Olivet

34

9. 

Kalamazoo

28.5

 

 

Men's Standings

 

1.

Calvin

67.5

2.

Hope

60.5

3.

Trine

57.5

4.

Adrian

51.5

5.

Albion

50.5

6.

Kalamazoo

42

7.

Olivet

38.5

8. 

Alma

37.5

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