Tech Earns Second Straight Atlantic 10 Commissioner's Cup
Hokies Also Take Fourth Men's Title
June 1, 2000

PHILADELPHIA, PA - Virginia Tech won its second straight Atlantic 10 Commissioner's Cup. The Hokies also earned the men's championship for the fourth time in as many years while Massachusetts took home the women's trophy for the fourth year in a row.

In all, Virginia Tech shared two regular season titles and won eight tournament crowns in amassing 161.5 points. The Hokies ended the women's lacrosse season in a three-way tie with Massachusetts and Temple for first place, and tied George Washington for the Atlantic 10's best baseball record. Virginia Tech also won tournament championships in baseball, men's and women's swimming & diving, men's and women's tennis, men's indoor track & field, and men's and women's outdoor track & field. Their 80.5 men's points are an Atlantic 10 record and their 81.0 women's points were second to Massachusetts.

Tech will be leaving the Atlantic 10 Conference and joining the Big East beginning this fall in all sports except wrestling, which competes in the Eastern Wrestling League.

Atlantic 10 Commissioner's Cup Final Standings
1.Virginia Tech161.580.581.0
3.Rhode Island115.050.564.5
6.George Washington94.543.551.0
7.St. Joseph's88.035.552.5
9.St. Bonaventure81.552.529.0
11.La Salle75.534.041.5
Individual category leaders in BOLD

1999-00 Atlantic 10 Champions
SportRegular SeasonTournament
BaseballSBU/VT/GWVirginia Tech
Men's BasketballTemple/DaytonTemple
Women's BasketballSt. Joe's/GWXavier
Men's Cross Country La Salle
Women's Cross Country Massachusetts
Field HockeyMassachusettsMassachusetts
Men's Golf Rhode Island
Women's Gymnastics George Washington
Women's LacrosseUM/TU/VTMassachusetts
Women's Rowing Massachusetts
Men's SoccerRhode IslandRhode Island
Women's SoccerDaytonDayton
Men's Swimming & DivingVirginia Tech
Women's Swimming & DivingVirginia Tech
Men's Tennis Virginia Tech
Women's Tennis Virginia Tech
Men's Indoor Track & Field Virginia Tech
Women's Indoor Track & FieldRhode Island
Men's Outdoor Track & Field Virginia Tech
Women's Outdoor Track & FieldVirginia Tech
Women's VolleyballTempleTemple
Regular season standings used to determine champion