MANCHESTER, N.H. – Southern New Hampshire University is fourth in the Northeast-10 Presidents' Cup standings through the winter season, with the rankings being released by the conference office Wednesday.
SNHU, which has never finished higher than fifth in the NE10 Presidents' Cup standings, now has 114.5 points, which is five points out of a second-place tie with Assumption College and Merrimack College, and 11 points behind leader Stonehill College. The Penmen led following the fall season with 89.5 points and collected 25 points in the winter, where they compete in just four of the seven NE10-sponsored sports.
Women's basketball, which finished fifth in the Northeast Division and earned an NE10 Championship berth, led the way with eight points, followed closely by men's basketball, which also placed fifth in the division to garner seven points. Women's indoor track & field recorded six points for its seventh-place finish at the NE10 Championship, while NE10 Champion men's ice hockey rounded out the winter with four points for its second-place showing in the regular season.
The NE10 Presidents' Cup is presented annually at the conclusion of the academic year, signifying overall athletic excellence in the league. The honor is awarded to the institution that compiles the most cumulative points based on finishes in the regular-season standings from all of its programs competing in league championships.
2018-19 NE10 Presidents' Cup Standings (Through Winter)
1. Stonehill – 125.5
T-2. Assumption – 119.5
T-2. Merrimack – 119.5
4. Southern New Hampshire - 114.5
5. Adelphi – 107.0
6. Le Moyne – 101.0
7. Southern Connecticut – 100.0
8. Bentley – 99.5
9. American Int'l – 88.5
10. Franklin Pierce – 87.0
11. Saint Anselm – 86.5
12. New Haven – 73.5
13. Saint Rose – 72.5
14. Pace – 59.0
15. Saint Michael's – 33.0
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