NEW HAVEN, Conn. – The Philadelphia University department of athletics is sitting in second place in the 2016-17 Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference (CACC) Restaino Cup standings on the women's side and fourth place on the men's side after the fall season. The Restaino Cup standings were released by the conference office on Tuesday.
Women's cross country and women's volleyball both earned the maximum 14 points for winning their conference championship to help the Philadelphia women record an average score of 12.0 points. Women's soccer garnered 10 points after finishing in a tie for third place during the regular season and reaching the CACC Tournament. Women's tennis also brought up 10 points with a fifth place regular season finish and qualification for the conference tournament.
The Philadelphia men had an average score of 9.50 points during the fall season. Men's cross country led the way with 11 points thanks to a fourth-place finish in the CACC Championship meet. Men's soccer contributed 8 points after ending the regular season tied for seventh and earning a place in the CACC Tournament.
Georgian Court University is the women's leader after posting an average team score of 12.4167, while Wilmington University leads the way on the men's side with a score of 12.875.
The Restaino Cup is an annual award given to the CACC men's and women's athletic programs that perform the best across the board in conference competition. The point system used for the award takes into account each team's finish in both the CACC regular-season and conference tournament. Each school receives a combined point total, and that total is divided by the number of sports that the institution sponsors.
|2016-17 CACC Restaino Cup Standings
(as of Dec. 7, 2016)
|1. Georgian Court||12.4167||1. Wilmington (Del.)||12.875|
|2. Philadelphia U.||12.00||2. Georgian Court||11.75|
|3. Caldwell||10.50||3. Nyack||10.75|
|4. Wilmington (Del.)||9.6875||4. Philadelphia U.||9.50|
|5. USciences||9.6667||5. Bloomfield||8.50|
|6. Nyack||9.6667||6. Caldwell||8.00|
|7. Holy Family||8.9375||7. Goldey-Beacom||7.3750|
|8. Bloomfield||8.4167||8. Chestnut Hill||6.750|
|9. Post||8.1875||9. Concordia (N.Y.)||6.6250|
|10. Goldey-Beacom||8.0625||10. Post||5.6250|
|11. Chestnut Hill||6.6250||11. Holy Family||5.50|
|12. Dominican (N.Y.)||5.9167||12. Felician||5.250|
|13. Felician||5.8333||13. Dominican (N.Y.)||4.50|
|14. Concordia (N.Y.)||3.5833||14. USciences||3.00|