BYU Leads 2017-18 Commissioner’s Cup Standings at Conclusion of Fall

Nov. 30, 2017

COMMISSIONER'S CUP CENTRAL

SAN BRUNO, Calif. – At the conclusion of the 2017 West Coast Conference fall sports seasons, five-time defending champion Brigham Young University owns a narrow lead in the race for the 2017-18 West Coast Conference Commissioner's Cup - awarded annually to the WCC institution garnering the most success during Conference play.

After winning an outright championship in men’s cross country, a shared volleyball title and a runner-up showing in women’s cross country, the Cougars have earned 35.0 Cup points. University of San Francisco is second after the conclusion of fall play with 34.0 points after collecting championships in men’s soccer and women’s cross country.

San Francisco owns the top spot in the men's all-sports trophy race with 18.0 points, good for a one and a half point lead over University of Portland. In addition to their men’s soccer title, the Dons posted a third place showing in cross country, while the Pilots posted runner-up finishes in both men’s cross country and men’s soccer.

BYU leads the women's all-sports trophy race with a tally of 25.0 points (out of 30 possible), after seizing a shared championship to go along with a runner up showing. University of San Diego is second in the women's race for the trophy with 22.5 points after sharing the volleyball championship with a third place finish in women’s soccer.

Overall, the Cougars compiled 35.0 Commissioner's Cup points after the fall season, which includes menʼs and womenʼs cross country, menʼs and womenʼs soccer, and women's volleyball. San Francisco (34.0) is second, Loyola Marymount University (30.0) is third while San Diego and Portland are tied for fourth with 29.5 points. Santa Clara University (27.5) is sixth, three points in front of Gonzaga University (24.5) in seventh place. University of the Pacific (22.5), Saint Mary’s College (20.0) and Pepperdine University (18.5) 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 2018 West Coast Conference Basketball Championships, held March 1-6 at the Orleans Arena in Las Vegas.

BYU captured its unprecedented fifth consecutive Commissioner’s Cup victory last season and swept both the men’s and women’s all-sport trophies for the fourth time. The Cougars rank No. 6 in the 2017-18 Learfield Sports Director’s Cup Division I Fall Standings, released Thursday, Nov. 30, 2017. Portland and San Francisco check in at No. 24.


 

 

2017-18 Commissioner's Cup Standings
(updated 11/27/17)

BYU

35.0

San Francisco

34.0

Loyola Marymount

30.0

San Diego

29.5

Portland

29.5

Santa Clara

27.5

Gonzaga

24.5

Pacific

22.5

Saint Mary’s

20.0

Pepperdine

18.5

Men's All-Sports

San Francisco

18.0

Portland

17.5

Santa Clara

12.0

Saint Mary’s

11.0

BYU

10.0

Gonzaga

10.0

Loyola Marymount

9.0

Pacific

8.5

San Diego

7.0

Pepperdine

3.0

Women's All-Sports

BYU

25.0

San Diego

22.5

Loyola Marymount

21.0

San Francisco

16.0

Santa Clara

15.5

Pepperdine

15.5

Gonzaga

14.5

Pacific

14.0

Portland

12.0

Saint Mary’s

9.0

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