Tuesday, May 12, 2009

Norse Capture GLVC All-Sports Trophy

From NKU Release
NKU captured the 2008-09 GLVC All-Sports Trophy, an award presented to the institution that demonstrates the best all-around performance in the 17 sports sponsored by the Great Lakes Valley Conference. It is NKU’s 6th All-Sports Trophy and first since the 2005-06 athletics season. During the 2008-09 athletic season, the Norse captured GLVC titles in men’s basketball, women’s basketball, softball, and baseball.

NKU will also capture the Commissioner’s Cup, which is awarded to the institution that produced the overall best finish in the GLVC’s seven “core” sports, which include baseball, men’s and women’s basketball, men’s and women’s soccer, softball, and volleyball. NKU finished 3rd or higher in all seven of the core sports this season, including the four conference titles in men’s and women’s basketball, baseball, and softball.

NKU Athletics also accomplished another impressive feat during the 2008-09 athletic campaign. For the first time in the program’s history, all 13 NKU sports participated in their respective NCAA Championships!

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