New Mexico State Wins Second Consecutive WAC Commissioner's Cup

Written By: NM State Athletic Dept.

DENVER, CO - For the second consecutive year, the NM State athletics department won the Western Athletic Conference annual Commissioner's Cup with 90.25 points, which tops the 2014-15 total of 89.25 points. The Commissioner's Cup is awarded to the WAC school that performs the best in each of the conference's 19 men's and women's sports. The Aggies have 15 teams that compete in the league.

"Winning the Western Athletic Conference commissioners cup is an honor and reflects the hard work of all student-athletes, coaches and administrators," said Director of Athletics Mario Moccia. "One of our three core principals is competitive intensity, and winning this comprehensive athletic award is extremely rewarding. Congratulations to all involved and Aggie Nation should be proud of this accomplishment."

NM State completed the year with 10 WAC championships. Volleyball, women's basketball, men's basketball, men's tennis, women's tennis and softball each captured the regular season titles. In addition, volleyball, women's basketball, women's golf and men's tennis each won their respective conference tournaments to earn automatic berths in the NCAA postseason tournaments.

Utah Valley had a score of 89.75 to finish in second place, while Seattle U's 85.50 earned the Redhawks a third-place finish. Utah Valley and Seattle U both amassed four titles during the 2015-16 season.

WAC Commissioner's Cup Final Standings
NM State 90.25
Utah Valley 89.75
Seattle U 85.50
UMKC 79.75
Grand Canyon 67.50
CSU Bakersfield 60.00
UTRGV 53.00
Chicago State 20.00