Lipscomb holds lead for Bill Bibb All-Sports Trophy following fall championships
Tuesday, November 20, 2018
By ASUN Conference
Lipscomb holds lead for Bill Bibb All-Sports Trophy following fall championships

ATLANTA, Ga. - For the sixth-straight year, Lipscomb University leads the ASUN Conference All-Sports standings in the race for the Bill Bibb Trophy after the conclusion of the conference fall seasons. A dominating open to the 2018-19 seasons, the Bisons claimed the Women's Cross Country Championship as well as the Men's & Women's Soccer Regular Season & Championship trophies, while finishing third at Men's Cross Country Championship and third in the Volleyball Regular Season standings.

Lipscomb sits tied with North Florida for the Jesse Fletcher Trophy (Men's All-Sports) as the Ospreys took first place at the Men's Cross Country Championship in the Bronx, N.Y. and tied for third place on the Men's Soccer league table. For the Sherman Day Trophy (Women's All-Sports), Lipscomb leads FGCU by nearly 15 percentage points following the conclusion of the fall seasons.

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ASUN Conference Fall Season Champions
Women's Cross Country: Lipscomb
Men's Cross Country: North Florida
Women's Soccer: Lipscomb (RS/Championship)
Men's Soccer: FGCU (RS) & Lipscomb (RS/Championship)
Volleyball: FGCU (RS/Championship)

Note: Points are awarded on a descending basis in three-point increments. A minimum of 50% of the full ASUN membership must participate in a sport for that sport to be counted in the all-sports standings. Championship points available based on number of teams (tms x 3 pts) participating in each sport. Team sport points are awarded based on regular season finish. Individual sports (cross country, golf, track & field) points are awarded based on the ASUN Championship results. Ties split points. All sports standings are based on percentage. Each institution's percentage is based on sport participation and performance - school points earned divided by total possible points available to that institution.

Florida Gulf Coast University holds down second place in the Bill Bibb standings after earning a share of the Men's Soccer Regular Season title as well as the Volleyball Regular Season and Championship crowns. Top-five performances in Women's Soccer (T3rd), Women's Cross Country (4th) and Men's Cross Country (5th) added to FGCU's cause as the Eagles eye their fourth Bill Bibb trophy. The Eagles are second in the women's standings and third on the men's rankings.

Newcomer to the league, Liberty is third in the combined standings after an impressive fall debut including Runner-Up at the Men's & Women's Cross Country Championship as well as top-four finishes in Volleyball & Women's Soccer. The Flames sit third in the women's all-sports chase and fourth on the men's side. North Florida claims the fourth spot for the Bill Bibb after winning the Men's Cross Country title for the second time in program history.

Only five of the 19 ASUN Conference titles have been awarded for the 2018-19 season with the next conference championship being the Men's & Women's Indoor Track & Field Championship on Feb. 22-23rd in Lynchburg, Va. at the Liberty Indoor Track Complex.