Wichita State wins MVC all-sports trophy

05/20/2013 3:05 PM

05/20/2013 3:06 PM

Wichita State dominated the Missouri Valley Conference All-Sports championship, setting a record for aggregate score.

The Shockers won four team titles and finished in the top three in 14 of the 15 sports it sponsors. Its average finish of 2.3 placed it ahead of Illinois State (3.3), Southern Illinois (4.3), Indiana State (4.6) and Creighton (4.8).

Illinois State, with an average score of 2.47 for the 1996-97 school year, set the previous standard.

WSU won team titles in women’s basketball, women’s indoor track and field, men’s golf and women’s tennis. It finished second in eight others, including men’s basketball and baseball. Softball is the lone sport that did not finish in the top three.

WSU won its 19th all-sports trophy and the seventh in the past 10 years. It finished second in 2011-12.

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