USF Finishes 6th in NSIC All-Sports Standings
The University of Sioux Falls finished sixth in the final 2012-13 Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference (NSIC)/U.S. Bank All-Sports Award standings. Minnesota State tallied 190 points to beat out runner-up Augustana College and the rest of the league to win the title.
Minnesota State won six regular season titles during the 2012-13 season, including football, women’s soccer, men’s basketball, men’s indoor track & field, men’s outdoor track & field and tied for the softball title.
The Cougars totaled 106 points for an average of 6.6 points per sport. USF had a third-place finish in men's golf, men's cross country and women's indoor track and field, fourth in football, women's golf, men's indoor track and field and both men's and women's outdoor track and field, sixth in women's cross country, eighth in women's tennis, ninth in baseball, twelfth in men's and women's basketball, thirteenth in softball and volleyball and sixteenth in women's soccer.
The winner of each title in a conference-sponsored championship receives points totaling the number of teams in that sport plus one. The next place finisher receives points totaling the number of teams less the number of places from first place. Ties in the standings at any level result in the totaling of points and distributed equally. Indoor and outdoor track & field are computed at half the total points as listed in the previous mentioned categories.