GRAND FORKS, N.D. - For the third consecutive season, the University of North Dakota has finished in second place in the Great West Conference Commissioner's Cup standings. Utah Valley University captured its third straight GWC Commissioner's Cup, which is awarded to the institution with the best overall regular season performance in GWC-sponsored sports.
UND's 62.5 total points were topped only by UVU's 83.5 points.
The Fighting Sioux won the GWC regular season championship in women's basketball and shared the league's regular season title in football. UND also had runner-up finishes in men's basketball, women's cross country, women's indoor track and field, women's outdoor track and field, and volleyball.
The GWC Commissioner's Cup is given each year to the Great West Conference member which accumulates the most points in relation to placement in conference-sponsored championships for its combined men's and women's athletic programs.
GWC Commissioner's Cup Standings
1. Utah Valley, 83.5 points
2. North Dakota, 62.5
3. Houston Baptist, 57.5
4. Texas-Pan American, 43.0
5. NJIT, 37.5
6. Chicago State, 32.5