NCAC All-Sports Trophy

DENISON WINS 15TH NCAC ALL-SPORTS TITLE (5/16/16)

2015-16 NCAC Final All-Sports Update

Denison University posted top-five finishes in 20-of-23 championship sports to earn the North Coast Athletic Conference All-Sports Championship for the league-leading 15th time in history. The Big Red opened the 2015-16 campaign with top-five finishes in six of the seven fall sports, and continued their dominance in the winter season with five more top-five finishes, which included their eighth straight title in men's swimming & diving and their fourth title all-time in women's basketball. DU locked up its All-Sports crown in the spring season with nine additional top-five finishes, which included league titles in men's lacrossewomen's lacrosse and women's tennis. The Big Red won their fifth All-Sports title in the last eight years with 176.5 points, topping DePauw (155.0) by 21.5 points. 

Four of the Big Red's 20 top-five finishes came in second place in women's soccer, women's swimming & diving, men's tennis and women's outdoor track & field, while third-place showings were accomplished in field hockey, women's indoor track & field, women's golf, softball and baseball 

DePauw, which won the All-Sports title a year ago, finished second in the final standings after totaling 155.0 points during the 2015-16 academic year. The Tigers earned top-five finishes in 15 championship sports, which included winning conference titles in women's soccer and softball. Ohio Wesleyan finished third overall with 151.0 points, while Wittenberg was fourth with 139.0. OWU tied with Denison for the most NCAC titles during the year with five, hoisting trophies in men's indoor track & field, women's indoor track & field, men's outdoor track & field, women's outdoor track & field and sharing the men's basketball crown with Wooster, while Wittenberg collected titles in volleyballmen's golf and women's golf. Kenyon rounded out the top-five in the All-Sports standings in fifth-place with 136.5 points, followed by Allegheny (120.0), Wooster (118.0), Oberlin (115.0), Wabash (67.5) and Hiram (49.5). 

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 regained the championship a year ago, before the Big Red reclaimed it in 2015-16. 

Ohio Wesleyan leads the way with 150 team championships during the NCAC's 32 playing seasons. Denison is next with 135 titles, followed by Allegheny (113), Kenyon (108) , Wittenberg (94), Wooster (80), Wabash (21), DePauw (20), Oberlin (15), and Hiram (2).

 

North Coast Athletic Conference 2015-16 
All-Sports Standings
(FINAL)

   OVERALL STANDINGS      
Men's Standings   1. Denison
176.5   Women's Standings
1. Ohio Wesleyan 81.0   2. DePauw
155.0   1. Denison 102.0
 2.  Denison
74.5   3. Ohio Wesleyan
151.0   2. DePauw 88.0
 3.  Wabash 67.5   4. Wittenberg
139.0    3.  Wittenberg
79.5
 4.  DePauw 67.0   5. Kenyon
136.5    4.  Kenyon
72.0
 5.  Kenyon 64.5   6. Allegheny
120.0    5.  Ohio Wesleyan 70.0
 6.  Wittenberg 59.5   7. Wooster
118.0    6.  Allegheny
66.5
 7.  Wooster
58.0   8. Oberlin
115.0    7.  Oberlin
63.5
8. Allegheny
53.5   9. Wabash*
67.5    8.  Wooster 60.0
9.  Oberlin
51.5   10. Hiram
49.5    9.  Hiram 27.5
10.  Hiram 22.0     * - Wabash is an all-male institution          

 


All-Sports Winners

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

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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