June 8, 1999

W&L WINS ODAC COMMISSIONER'S CUP FOR OVERALL EXCELLENCE

LEXINGTON, Va. - Washington and Lee received the Old Dominion Athletic Conference Commissioner's Cup for overall excellence in athletics for the third straight year as announced by the conference on Monday evening.

Winners are determined by a points system awarded for finishes by each sport in the conference standings.

W&L accumulated 107 total points as opposed to Roanoke, who totaled 104.5 points, to take the overall title. The Generals also took the title for men's athletics, edging Hampden-Sydney, 47-44. Roanoke took the women's title by narrowly defeating W&L, 62-60.

Washington and Lee compiled a record of 158-103-3 (.604) and claimed six conference championships (golf, men's lacrosse, men's tennis, women's tennis, volleyball), more than any other school in the ODAC.

Below are the overall figures for all schools with men's and women's athletic programs. Not included are Hampden-Sydney, Randolph-Macon Woman's College, Sweet Briar, and Hollins.

 

Overall Competition
1. Washington and Lee   107.0
2. Roanoke              104.5
3. Lynchburg            85.0
4. Bridgewater          79.0
5. Randolph-Macon       75.0
6. Virginia Wesleyan    62.5
7. Eastern Mennonite    58.0
8. Emory & Henry    52.5
9. Guilford             43.0

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