Whitworth University Leads the Race for 2015-16 McIlroy-Lewis All-Sports Trophy

Hillsboro, Ore. - Whitworth University leads the Northwest Conference in the hunt for the 2015-16 McIlroy-Lewis All-Sports trophy after the conclusion of the fall season.

The Pirates earned a Northwest Conference championship title in women's cross country, men's soccer and women's volleyball, while finishing second in football for a total of 89 points.

Willamette University edged the University of Puget Sound for the second-place with 81 points.  The Bearcats garnered an NWC Championship title in men's cross country and was second in women's cross country.  The Loggers finished the fall with 80 points and brought home an NWC Championship trophy in women's soccer and finished second in men's cross country.

Pacific Lutheran University earns the fourth spot with 68 points, finishing second in both the men's soccer and women's volleyball record books.  Linfield College finishes the fall in fifth-place, earning an NWC title in football.

Pacific (Ore.) University (44 pts.), Whitman College (41 pts.), Lewis & Clark College (36 pts.) and George Fox University (34) round out the final spots in the McIlroy-Lewis All-Sports trophy standings.

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 Fall 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 18   7  18  18  16                             89
Willamette 18  16   14 11  14  8                             81
Puget Sound 16 12 18 14 6 14                             80
Pacific Lutheran 10 2 16 16 16 8                             68
Linfield 6 10 12 8 10 18                             64
Pacific (Ore.) 2 4 4 11 10 12                             44
Whitman 14 14 7 4 2 -









   

41
Lewis & Clark 4 8 10 - 10 4









   

36

George Fox

8

6

2

6

4

8

 

 

 

 

 
 
       

34

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.

 

2015-16 NWC Sport Winners:

Whitworth, 3 (Women's Cross Country, Men's Soccer, Women's Volleyball)

Linfield, 1 (Football)

Puget Sound, 1 (Women's Soccer)

Willamette, 1 (Men's Cross Country)

 

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