Sam Houston Retains Commissioner’s Cup

first_imgThe Commissioner’s Cup and All-Sports Awards will be presented at the Southland Conference Honors Dinner this evening at the Westin Stonebriar Hotel in Frisco, Texas. Sam Houston State 79.5 80 159.5 The Men’s and Women’s All-Sports trophies are awarded annually for men’s and women’s competition based on a 13-point system for all conference sports, with the Commissioner’s Cup being awarded to the program with the most combined all-sports points. The Lumberjacks are second in the overall Commissioner’s Cup tally with 148.5 points following championships in volleyball, women’s indoor and outdoor track & field, and a runner-up finish in women’s basketball. SFA edges out Lamar (148 points) and Abilene Christian (146) with Central Arkansas (130.5) rounding out the top five. Central Arkansas 50 80.5 130.5 New Orleans 36 25.5 61.5 School Men Women Total Final 2018-19 Commissioner’s Cup Standings Texas A&M-Corpus Christi 48 61.5 109.5 Points are awarded from 13 to 1 according to place of finish in final conference standings in sports with regular seasons, or placement in conference championships for sports without regular seasons. If teams are tied in standings or placement, points for the given spots are distributed evenly. Points are awarded regardless of the number of teams that sponsor a given sport. Abilene Christian 74.5 71.5 146center_img McNeese 45 76.5 121.5 Houston Baptist 26.5 46 72.5 Northwestern State 38.5 66 104.5 UIW 68.5 56.5 125 FRISCO, Texas – Sam Houston State is the winner of the 2018-19 Southland Conference Commissioner’s Cup, the league announced Tuesday. The Bearkats also claim the Men’s All-Sports Award while Stephen F. Austin snags the Women’s All-Sports award.The wins in the all-sports and the men’s sports categories represent back-to-back top finishes for the Bearkats. Stephen F. Austin’s win in women’s sports is also a repeat performance.The Bearkats were buoyed by seven championships including men’s basketball, men’s indoor and outdoor track & field, men’s and women’s golf, softball and baseball. The Kats earned the most points overall with 159.5, including a league-best 79.5 points in seven men’s sports. SHSU added 80 points in nine women’s sports. Southeastern Louisiana 58.5 38 96.5 Lamar 73 75 148 Nicholls 38 32.5 70.5 Stephen F. Austin 57 91.5 148.5last_img

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