UC San Diego Earns Fifth-Straight CCAA Commissioner's Cup
Release: Sunday 06/10/2010 
by UCSD
The UCSD women's basketball team won its second straight CCAA title in 2009-10.
The UCSD women's...
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LA JOLLA, Calif. - The California Collegiate Athletic Association (CCAA) crowned UC San Diego as the winner of the Commissioner's Cup for the recently completed 2009-10 season, marking the fifth-straight year that the Tritons have received the honor. The announcement was made Thursday at the CCAA's Executive Council Meetings in La Jolla.

The Commissioner's Cup is presented in association with Apple Computer and is awarded to the CCAA member institution with the highest aggregate ranking in eight of the CCAA's 13 championship sport offerings. The winning institution receives a laptop computer and a glass trophy.

"I'm really pleased and excited to continue this tradition," UCSD Director of Athletics Earl W. Edwards said. "Being the best overall program in the conference is something in which everyone at UC San Diego takes a lot of pride, particularly given the top-to-bottom strength of the CCAA. It's a testament to our coaches, staff and student-athletes."

UCSD totaled 19 points, while Chico State ended the season in second place with 20 points. It was the closest finish in the five-year history of the program.

The Tritons captured conference titles in baseball, women's basketball and women's tennis, and finished second in women's cross country, women's volleyball, men's track and field, women's track and field and women's soccer.

An institution's Commissioner's Cup ranking is calculated using its top two league finishes in the fall, winter and spring sports seasons, as well as the highest two remaining finishes, regardless of season.

CCAA Commissioner's Cup
2009-10 Standings - FINAL

1. UC San Diego - 19.0
2. Chico State - 20.0
3. Cal Poly Pomona -  25.5
4. Cal State San Bernardino - 31.0
5. Cal State L.A. - 34.5
6. Cal State Dominguez Hills - 35.5
7. Sonoma State- 38.0
8. Cal State Stanislaus - 39.5
9. Humboldt State - 41.5
10. San Francisco State - 49.5
11. Cal State Monterey Bay - 52.5
12. Cal State East Bay - 81.0

Saturday, January 24
W Water Polo at Arizona State
5 - 9 (L)
Santa Barbara
W Basketball vs. Humboldt State
64 - 67 (L)
UC San Diego
W Water Polo at Bakersfield
5:40 PM
Santa Barbara
M Basketball vs. Humboldt State
7:30 PM
UC San Diego
Sunday, January 25
Fencing at San Diego Open
9:00 AM
San Diego (Cathedral Catholic HS)
W Water Polo at Michigan
9:30 AM
Santa Barbara
W Water Polo at Long Beach State
12:00 PM
Santa Barbara
Wednesday, January 28
M Volleyball vs. Princeton
6:00 PM
UC San Diego
Friday, January 30
W Basketball vs. Cal State East Bay
5:30 PM
UC San Diego
M Volleyball at BYU
6:00 PM
Provo, UT
M Basketball vs. Cal State East Bay
7:30 PM
UC San Diego
Saturday, January 31
Fencing at Northwestern Duals
8:00 AM
Evanston, IL
Swimming & Diving vs. University of San Diego (W)
12:00 PM
UC San Diego
W Basketball vs. Cal State Monterey Bay
5:30 PM
UC San Diego
M Volleyball at BYU
6:00 PM
Provo, UT