Cumberland in third place for MSC President's Cup
Friday, December 20, 2019
Cumberland in third place for MSC President's Cup

LEBANON, Tenn.- Cumberland Athletics sits in third place for the Mid-South Conference President's Cup after the completion of the fall sports. Cumberland is trailing Lindsey Wilson and University of the Cumberlands.

Points are awarded based on the final regular-season standings for each conference-sanctioned sport. The regular-season champion or event champion in the case of no regular season champion. Each sport can earn up to 10 points for winning the conference championship with second place receiving nine points, third place receiving eight points, etc. At the conclusion of the 2019-20 season, the top seven male and top seven female team finishes for each institution will generate the institution’s overall totals. Only full conference members are eligible to score points in all three competitions.

Lindsey Wilson athletics currently leads the President’s Cup with 50 points, the Men’s All-Sports Trophy with 25 points and the Women’s All-Sports Trophy with 25 points after completion of men’s and women’s cross country, football, men’s and women’s soccer and women’s volleyball.

Cumberlands (Ky.) is second in President’s Cup standings and both all-sports standings. The Patriots tallied 47.5 points overall and 24.5 points in the men’s sports and 23 points in the women’s sports.

The Phoenix are in third in the President’s Cup with 39.5 points. Campbellsville (Ky.) is in fourth with 38.5 points and Georgetown (Ky.) in fifth with 36.5 points.

MSC newcomer Thomas More is sixth with 31.5 points. Shawnee State (Ohio) in seventh with 31 points. Life (Ga.) is eighth with 22.5 points and Pikeville (Ky.) is ninth with 20 points.

Lindsey Wilson won three fall championships, winning football, women’s soccer and women’s volleyball. Shawnee State won both men and women's cross country. Life won the men’s soccer regular-season crown.

The winter edition of the MSC President’s Cup standings will be announced in March.  It will include men and women’s basketball, men and women’s bowling, cheerleading, men and women’s swimming, men and women’s indoor track & field and men and women’s wrestling.

President’s Cup Standings

Pos.

Team

Points

Men

Women

Total

1.

Lindsey Wilson (Ky.)

25

25

50

2.

Cumberlands (Ky.)

24.5

23

47.5

3.

Cumberland (Tenn.)

18.5

21

39.5

4.

Campbellsville (Ky.)

20.5

18

38.5

5.

Georgetown (Ky.)

17.5

19

36.5

6.

Thomas More (Ky.)

11

20.5

31.5

7.

Shawnee State (Ohio)

14

17

31

8.

Life (Ga.)

10

12.5

22.5

9.

Pikeville (Ky.)

14

6

20