Clayton State finishes third in 2012 PBC Commissioner’s Cup standings
2011-12 Peach Belt Conference Commissioner Cup
HILTON HEAD, S.C. – May 31, 2011 – After enjoying solid all-around season athletically, Clayton State University claimed with yet another high ranking in the annual Peach Belt Conference Commissioner Cup standings.
The final standings were announced at the conference’s annual meetings on Tuesday night, and Clayton State finished third overall in the 2011-12 Peach Belt Conference Commissioner Cup standings, finishing behind only Columbus State and Armstrong in the final tally. This marks the fourth time that Clayton State has finished at least in the Top Three in the Commissioner Cup standings, and Clayton State has finished at least in the Top Five every year since 2006.
With 89 possible points, Clayton State accumulated 56 points for a rating of .629. Armstrong won the Cup at .750, followed by Columbus State at .721. Finishing behind Clayton State was USC Aiken (.607), Augusta State and UNC Pembroke (both .591), Georgia College (.544), Lander (.530), Flagler (.504), Montevallo (.483), Francis Marion (.468), North Georgia (.441) and Georgia Southwestern (.239).
Clayton State captured regular season championships in women’s basketball. In addition, women’s cross country finished second, while men’s cross country placed third.
The Commissioner’s Cup is presented annually to the best overall athletic program in the league. The PBC Commissioner’s Cup is determined by calculating the number of points possible to each school, given the number of sports they participate in, divided by the number of points earned during the year.
Points are determined by placement in the final regular-season standings of each of the PBC’s 13 championship sports.