Whitworth University Wins 2018-19 McIlroy-Lewis All-Sports Trophy

Whitworth University Wins 2018-19 McIlroy-Lewis All-Sports Trophy

Hillsboro, Ore. - Whitworth University finished the 2018-19 academic year with its 12th consecutive Northwest Conference McIlroy-Lewis All-Sports trophy.  

Whitworth earned Northwest Conference titles in football and baseball, as well as an NWC Championship title in men’s swimming. The Pirates also earned second-place finishes in women’s cross country, volleyball, men’s basketball, softball, men’s golf, and men’s and women’s track & field to add to their point total.

George Fox finished second with 220 total points, earning NWC Championship titles in men’s cross country, women’s basketball, women’s golf, men’s and women’s track & field, as well as a conference title in women’s lacrosse. The Bruins also enjoyed a second-place finish in men’s tennis, and third-place finishes in men’s golf, softball, and football.

Pacific Lutheran earned the third-place spot with 210 total points.  The Lutes took home the NWC title in men’s soccer, women’s soccer, women’s volleyball, and earned NWC Championship titles in men’s cross country and women’s rowing. Puget Sound and Whitman each place fourth with 198 points. The Loggers earned the NWC title in women’s soccer and raced to a second-place finish in women’s rowing. The Blues enjoyed five conference titles, including a regular-season title in men’s soccer and NWC Championship titles in women’s swimming, men’s basketball, women’s golf, and men’s tennis. The Blues also enjoyed second-place finishes in women’s basketball, baseball, and women’s tennis.

Linfield finishes sixth overall in final standings with 193 total points. The Wildcats earned NWC Championship titles in women’s tennis and softball, and recorded second-place finishes in football, men’s and women’s swimming, and women’s lacrosse.

Willamette (171 points), Pacific (Ore.) (170 points), and Lewis & Clark (124 points) round out the 2019 McIlroy-Lewis All-Sports trophy standings. Willamette edged Pacific (Ore.) by one point, recording NWC Championship titles in women’s cross country and men’s golf. Pacific (Ore.) finished second overall in baseball and third in volleyball, football, softball, men’s tennis, and men’s track & field. Lewis & Clark raced to a third-place showing at the NWC Women’s Rowing Championship in addition to third-place finishes in men’s and women’s tennis and women’s golf.

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 2019: (Please note the NWC determines the Conference Champion through the regular season standings in the following sports - baseball, basketball, football, soccer, volleyball, lacrosse and tennis. The NWC determines the Conference Champion by tournament results in the following sports - cross country, swimming, golf, rowing and track & field.)

School

MXC

WXC

WSOC

MSOC

VB

FB

WSW

MSW

WBB

MBB

BB

SB

WTN

MTN

WG

MG

WLX

WROW

WTF

MTF

Total

Whitworth

14

16

14

9

16

18

14

18

11

16

18

16

12

8

14

16

6

0

16

16

268

George Fox

17

6

8

4

4

13

4

4

18

10

10

13

8

16

17

14

18

0

18

18

220

Pacific Lutheran

17

8

17

17

18

9

12

8

8

6

10

10

2

6

10

12

0

18

14

8

210

Puget Sound

12

10

17

12

12

9

10

14

14

12

6

4

12

2

6

10

12

16

4

4

198

Whitman

8

14

6

17

7

0

18

12

16

18

15

0

16

18

17

2

14

0

0

0

198

Linfield

0

4

10

9

2

16

16

16

11

14

2

18

18

10

3

8

16

0

10

10

193

Willamette

10

18

12

14

10

4

6

6

6

8

10

6

6

4

3

18

10

0

8

12

171

Pacific (Ore.)

6

12

3

6

14

13

2

2

4

3

15

13

4

14

8

5

8

12

12

14

170

Lewis & Clark

4

2

3

0

7

6

8

10

2

3

4

8

12

12

12

5

0

14

6

6

124

 

2018-19 Confererence Champions

George Fox (6) - Men's Cross Country, Women's Basketball, Women's Golf, Women's Lacrosse, Men's Track & Field, Women's Track & Field 
Pacific Lutheran (5) - Men's Cross Country, Men's Soccer, Women's Soccer, Women's Volleyball, Women's Rowing
Whitman (5) - Men's Soccer, Women's Swimming, Men's Basketball, Women's Golf, Men's Tennis
Whitworth (3) - Football, Men's Swimming, Baseball
Linfield (2) - Softball, Women's Tennis
Puget Sound (1) - Women's Soccer
Willamette (2) - Women's Cross Country, Men’s Golf

 

Past McIlroy-Lewis Trophy Winners
2018 - Whitworth 2017- Whitworth 2016- Whitworth
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