W&L, LC Share Commissioner's Cups
Generals Win Overall and Women’s Trophies, Hornets Take Men’s Cup
FOREST, Va. --- Washington and Lee University
captured its eighth straight Dan Wooldridge Overall Sports Champion
Cup, sponsored by Farm Bureau Insurance. The Generals, who
were crowned champions in six sports during the 2010-11 athletic
season, also claimed the Women's Commissioner's Cup for the eighth
successive time. Lynchburg College secured the Men’s
Commissioner’s Cup for the third straight season.
Farm Bureau Insurance is the proud sponsor for the Dan Wooldridge Overall Champions Cup and the Men and Women's Commissioner's Cups. Farm Bureau and the ODAC continue their partnership in focusing on the strength of the conference's student-athletes and maintaining the NCAA Division III philosophy of the complete student-athlete experience. Aside from supporting the ODAC Commissioners' Cups, Farm Bureau is the sponsor of the ODAC's sport-by-sport scholar-athlete awards.
Points for the Commissioner's Cups are based on regular season standings in team sports and championship team finishes in individual sports. Each institution has a total number of possible points they can collect based on their individual sport sponsorship. The total number of points earned is then divided by the total number of possible points in order to come up with a ranking for each institution.
The race for the overall cup title came down to the final standings of the spring seasons. Washington and Lee earned 144.0 points of a possible 188.0 for a 0.766 rating. Lynchburg collected 130.0 points of 184.0 for a 0.707 rating.
The Generals, winners of their 15th overall sport trophy, secured their 11th women’s cup with a 0.848 rating (84-of-99 possible points earned). Washington and Lee claimed conference championship titles in swimming while also finishing the regular season atop the standings in women’s lacrosse and women’s tennis. The Generals went on to win ODAC tournament titles in women’s cross country, women’s lacrosse and women’s tennis as well as football and men’s tennis.
Lynchburg College, which won seven ODAC titles, took home the men's sport trophy by capturing 60.0 points out of a possible 82.0 points for a men’s cup rating of 0.732. For the year, the Hornets were crowned conference champions in men’s cross country, men’s and women’s indoor and outdoor track & field, men’s soccer, women’s soccer and field hockey.
Roanoke College finished third in the overall sport standings earning 117.0 points out of a 178.0 points possible for an overall rating of 0.657. The Maroons secured conference championship titles in men’s lacrosse and women's basketball.
For a look at the entire breakdown of the 2011 Dan Wooldridge Overall Champions Cup, as well as the 2011 Men and Women's Commissioner's Cups, please click on the following link: 2010-11 Commissioner's Cup Final Standings. You can also visit the Farm Bureau Insurance website at www.virginiafarmbureau.com, or go to the ODAC’s home on the Internet at www.odaconline.com.