NCAC All-Sports Trophy

DEPAUW WINS 2016-17 NCAC ALL-SPORTS CHAMPIONSHIP

2016-17 NCAC FINAL All-Sports Update

DePauw University won two outright titles in field hockey and women's basketball and posted 17 additional top-five finishes during the 2016-17 academic year to win the North Coast Athletic Conference All-Sports Championship for the third time in the last six years. The Tigers logged top-five finishes in all seven fall sports, and continued to build upon their lead in the winter season by finishing in the top-five in five total sports. DePauw wrapped up its All-Sports crown in the spring season by finishing in the top-five in seven of the 10 sports, which included second-place finishes in baseballwomen's golfsoftballmen's tennis  and women's tennis. The Tigers won their third All-Sports title in history with 171.5 total points, topping Denison (162.0) by nine-and-a-half points. 

The Tigers also added second-place finishes throughout the year in men's cross countryfootball and volleyball, while third-place showings were accomplished in women's cross countrywomen's soccermen's swimming & diving and women's swimming & diving.  

Denison, which won the All-Sports title last year, finished second in the final standings after totaling 162.0 points during the 2016-17 academic year. The Big Red earned top-five finishes in 17 championship sports, which included winning conference titles in men's swimming & diving, women's swimming & diving, men's lacrosse and women's lacrosse. Ohio Wesleyan checked in at third with 148.0 total points, thanks to a pair of league titles in men's basketball and men's indoor track & field, while Wittenberg was fourth with 142.5 points after leading the league with six total championships. The Tigers won three titles in the fall in football, women's soccer and volleyball, before claiming another three titles in the spring in men's golf, women's golf and softball. Kenyon rounded out the top-five in the All-Sports standings in fifth-place with 132.5 points, followed by Wooster (124.5), Allegheny (116.0), Oberlin (115.5), Wabash (71.0) and Hiram (40.0). 

The All-Sports champion earns the Dennis M. Collins All-Sports Trophy, given annually to the school that performs the best across the NCAC's 23 sports. Ten points are awarded for a first-place finish, nine for a second, eight for a third, and so on. Men's and women's performances are combined, exemplifying the North Coast's commitment to equity and balance among programs. Wooster won three of the first four All-Sports championships, interrupted only by Denison in year two. Ohio Wesleyan followed with a six-year run, leading to titles by Wooster (twice), Wittenberg (once), Denison (nine), OWU (twice), a tie between Denison and OWU in 2009. Wittenberg earned its second All-Sports title in 2010, followed  by Denison in 2011 and DePauw in 2012. Denison then claimed back-to-back titles in 2013 and 2014, while DePauw won the championship in 2015, before the Big Red regained the title last year.

Ohio Wesleyan leads the way with 152 team championships during the NCAC's 33 playing seasons. Denison is next with 139 titles, followed by Allegheny (115), Kenyon (111) , Wittenberg (100), Wooster (81), DePauw (22), Wabash (22), Oberlin (17) and Hiram (2).

 

North Coast Athletic Conference 2016-17
All-Sports Standings
(FINAL)

   OVERALL STANDINGS      
Men's Standings   1. DePauw 171.5   Women's Standings
1. DePauw 79.0   2. Denison
162.0   1. DePauw  92.5
2.  Denison
76.5   3. Ohio Wesleyan
148.0   2. Denison
85.5
3.  Ohio Wesleyan 
76.0   4. Wittenberg
142.5    3.  Wittenberg
81.5
4.  Wabash *
71.0   5. Kenyon
132.5
 4.  Kenyon
74.5
5.  Wittenberg
61.0   6. Wooster
124.5    5.  Ohio Wesleyan 72.0
6.  Kenyon
58.0   7. Allegheny
116.0    6.  Oberlin
69.5
7.  Wooster
57.5   8. Oberlin
115.5    7.  Wooster
67.0
8. Allegheny 55.0   9. Wabash* 71.0    8.  Allegheny 61.0
9.  Oberlin
46.0   10. Hiram 40.0    9.  Hiram  21.0
10.  Hiram 19.0     * - Wabash is an all-male institution  

 


All-Sports Winners

2016-17 - DePauw
2015-16 - Denison
2014-15 - DePauw
2013-14 - Denison
2012-13 - Denison
2011-12 - DePauw
2010-11 - Denison
2009-10 - Wittenberg
2008-09 - Denison, Ohio Wesleyan
2007-08 - Ohio Wesleyan
2006-07 - Ohio Wesleyan
2005-06 - Denison
2004-05 - Denison
2003-04 - Denison
2002-03 - Denison
2001-02 - Denison
2000-01 - Denison
1999-00 - Denison
1998-99 - Denison
1997-98 - Denison
1996-97 - Wooster
1995-96 - Wittenberg
1994-95 - Wooster
1993-94 - Ohio Wesleyan
1992-93 - Ohio Wesleyan
1991-92 - Ohio Wesleyan
1990-91 - Ohio Wesleyan
1989-90 - Ohio Wesleyan
1988-89 - Ohio Wesleyan
1987-88 - Wooster
1986-87 - Wooster
1985-86 - Denison
1984-85 - Wooster

All-Sports Results

2016-17
2015-16

2014-15

2013-14
2012-13

2011-12
2010-11
2009-10
2008-09
2007-08
2006-07
2005-06
2004-05
2003-04
2002-03
2001-02
2000-01
1999-00
1998-99
1997-98
1996-97
1995-96
1994-95
1993-94
1992-93
1991-92
1990-91
1989-90
1988-89
1987-88
1986-87
1985-86
1984-85

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