Whitworth Earns the 2014-15 McIlroy-Lewis All-Sports Trophy

Hillsboro, Ore. - Whitworth University earns the 2014-15 Northwest Conference McIlroy-Lewis All-Sports trophy after the conclusion of the spring season.

The Pirates earned an NWC championship title in men's golf, softball, men's track & field and women's track & field for a total of 268 points for their eighth-straight McIlroy-Lewis All-Sports trophy.

The University of Puget Sound finished second with 214 points, taking home the inaugural NWC title in women's rowing.  Pacific Lutheran University earned the NWC Championship crown in baseball, helping lead the Lutes to a third-place finish in the standings with 206 points.  Willamette University edged Whitman College, 195-192 for fourth place.  The Missionaries earnd the fifth spot, adding NWC titles to the record books in both men's and women's tennis.   

Linfield College (186 pts.), George Fox (172 pts.), Pacific University (169 pts.) and Lewis & Clark College (144 pts.) round out the final spots in the McIlroy-Lewis All-Sports trophy standings.   The Bruins made the biggest jump after the winter season with an NWC championship crown in women's golf and a second-place finish in both men's and women's track & field, while the Boxers won the NWC inaugual women's lacrosse title.

The Northwest Conference All-Sports Trophy recognizes athletic excellence among Northwest Conference institutions across all fields of competition. It is named in honor of John Lewis, the baseball coach (1947-72), basketball coach (1947-67) and athletics director (1952- 72) at Willamette University; and Jane McIlroy, Linfield College's women's athletics director and physical education professor from 1950- 82 who also coached field hockey (1952-81), basketball, volleyball, softball and tennis.

 

Standings through Spring 2015:

School

mxc

wxc

wsoc

msoc

vb

fb

wsw

msw

wbb

mbb

bb

sb

wtn

mtn

wg

mg

wlax wrow

wtf

mtf

total

Whitworth 12 16 8 18 17 12 14 16 14 18 15   18  12 10  14  18  18  18  268
Puget Sound 16 14 18 14 14 9  12  12  16  9  11  4 15  18   8  10 214
Pacific Lutheran 2 6 15 12 17 14 18 14 3 6  18  10 12  13  14  10  206
Willamette 18 18 6 16 9 9 6 10 3 12  6  8 16  12  14  14  195
Whitman 14 12 12 10 9 - 16 18 12 16  3  - 18  18  16  12  192
Linfield 8 8 15 6 12 17 8 8 10 2  15  12 14  13  10  12  186
George Fox 6 2 3 4 4 6 - - 18 4  11  15 10  14  18  10  15  16  16  172
Pacific (Ore.)
4 4 3 8 2 17 10 6 7 9  8  15 16  18  10  12  169
Lewis & Clark 10 10 10 - 6 4 4 4 7 14 3 6 16 12 10 2 16  6 4 144

key: wxc = women's cross country; mxc = men's cross-country; wsoc = women's soccer; msoc = men's soccer; vb = volleyball; fb = football; wsw = women's swimming; msw = men's swimming; wbb = women's basketball; mbb = men's basketball; bb = baseball; sb = softball; wtn = women's tennis; mtn = men's tennis; wg = women's golf; mg = men's golf; wtf = women's track & field; mtf = men's track & field.

 

2014-15 NWC Sport Winners:

Whitworth, 7 (Men's Soccer, Women's Volleyball, Men's Basketball, Softball, Men's Golf, Men's Track & Field, Women's Track & Field)

Pacific Lutheran, 3 (Women's Volleyball, Women's Swimming, Baseball)

Whitman, 3 (Men's Swimming, Men's Tennis, Women's Tennis)

George Fox, 2 (Women's Basketball, Women's Golf)

Pacific, 2 (Football, Women's Lacrosse)

Puget Sound, 2 (Women's Soccer, Women's Rowing)

Willamette, 2 (Men's Cross Country, Women's Cross Country)

Linfield, 1 (Football)

 

Past McIlroy-Lewis Trophy Winners
2015 - Whitworth 2014 - Whitworth 2013 - Whitworth
2012- Whitworth 2011 - Whitworth 2010 - Whitworth
2009 - Whitworth 2008 - Whitworth 2007 - Puget Sound
2006 - Puget Sound 2005 - Whitworth 2004 - Linfield
2003 - Linfield 2002 - Pacific Lutheran 2001 - Linfield
2000 - Pacific Lutheran 1999 - Pacific Lutheran 1998 - Pacific Lutheran
1997 - Pacific Lutheran 1996 - Pacific Lutheran 1995 - Pacific Lutheran
1994 - Willamette 1993 - Pacific Lutheran 1992 - Pacific Lutheran
1991 - Pacific Lutheran 1990 - Pacific Lutheran 1989 - Pacific Lutheran
1988 - Pacific Lutheran 1987 - Pacific Lutheran 1986 - Pacific Lutheran

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