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Jacks Share Cup Lead

Jacks Share Cup Lead

- At the conclusion of the 2013-14 fall season, IUPUI and South Dakota State are tied atop the leaderboard in the race for The Summit League Commissioner’s Cup with 21 points. The Jaguars and Jackrabbits are also tied for the top spot in the Dr. William Steinbrecher Men’s All-Sports Award standings, while North Dakota State leads in the race for the Dr. Helen Smiley Women’s All-Sports Award.

No more than two points separates each position through seventh place in the Commissioner’s Cup standings with Denver just one point behind IUPUI and SDSU with 20 points, followed closely by North Dakota State with 19.5 points. South Dakota (17.5 points) is in fifth place with Fort Wayne (15.5 points), Western Illinois (14 points) and Omaha (7.5 points) rounding out the field.

IUPUI sits atop the Commissioner’s Cup standings after capturing the volleyball title and placing third in men’s cross country and fourth in women’s cross country and men’s soccer. Meanwhile, South Dakota State placed first in men’s cross country and added second-place finishes in women’s cross country and women’s soccer. Denver is second in the standings after capturing the men’s and women’s soccer titles and placing second in volleyball.

North Dakota State leads the women’s standings after winning the women’s cross country championship title and placing third in women’s soccer.

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