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BYU Leads 2013-14 Commissioner's Cup Standings at Conclusion of Fall Seasons

Nov. 26, 2013

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SAN BRUNO, Calif. – At the conclusion of the 2013 West Coast Conference fall sports season, Brigham Young University owns a four-point lead against the University of Portland in the race for the 2013-14 West Coast Conference Commissioner's Cup - awarded annually to the WCC institution garnering the most success during conference play. 

After sharing the women's soccer championship (co-champions with Portland and Santa Clara) and winning the men’s cross country title to go along with a runner-up showing in volleyball, the Cougars have earned 36.5 Cup points. Portland is second after the conclusion of fall play with 32.5 points after winning a share of the women’s soccer championship and finishing second in men's cross country. 

Loyola Marymount University holds the top spot in the men's all-sports trophy race with 18.0 points, after finishing first in soccer and third in cross country. Gonzaga University ranks second with 15.0 points after the fall. 

BYU leads the women's all-sports trophy race with 26.5 points. In addition to its shared soccer title, the Cougars posted a runner-up showing in volleyball and cross country. San Diego is second in the women's race with 19.5 points. 

Overall, the Cougars compiled 32.5 Commissioner's Cup points after the fall season, which include menʼs and womenʼs cross country, menʼs and womenʼs soccer, and women's volleyball. Portland (32.5) is second, Loyola Marymount (31) is third and the University of San Francisco (30.5) is fourth. Santa Clara University (30) is fifth and Gonzaga (28.5) is sixth overall. San Diego (25.5), Saint Mary’s College (24.0), Pepperdine University (20) and the University of the Pacific (9.5) round out the standings. 

The next update in the race for the Commissioner's Cup will come after the menʼs and womenʼs basketball seasons conclude at the 2014 West Coast Conference Basketball Championships, held March 6-11 at the Orleans Arena in Las Vegas. 

BYU captured the 2012-13 Commissioner’s Cup, snapping an unprecedented string of five consecutive won by San Diego. 

1. BYU 36.5
2. Portland 32.5
3. Loyola Marymount 31
4. San Francisco 30.5
5. Santa Clara 30
6. Gonzaga 28.5
7. San Diego 25.5
8. Saint Mary’s 24
9. Pepperdine 20
10. Pacific 9.5 

Men’s All-Sports
1. Loyola Marymount 18
2. Gonzaga 15
T-3. Portland 14
T-3. Santa Clara 14
5. San Francisco 12
6. Saint Mary’s 11
7. BYU 10
8. San Diego 6
9. Pepperdine 3
10. Pacific 0 

Women’s All-Sports
1. BYU 26.5
2. San Diego 19.5
T-3. Portland 18.5
T-3. San Francisco 18.5
5. Pepperdine 17
6. Santa Clara 16
7. Gonzaga 13.5
T-8. Loyola Marymount 13
T-8. Saint Mary’s 13
10. Pacific 9.5