Saint Leo atop women’s SSC Mayors’ Cup standings

Saint Leo atop women’s SSC Mayors’ Cup standings

SAINT LEO, Fla. – Saint Leo University's women's sports teams continue to sit in the lead spot in the Sunshine State Conference Mayors' Cup standings update, which was issued Tuesday.

Saint Leo has 31.5 points in the women's SSC Mayors' Cup race, narrowly edging second-place University of Tampa with 30.0 points. The Lions earned 25 of those 31.5 points during a sweep of the Sunshine State Conference's fall sports championships.

Tuesday's updated standings include points earned in the winter championships of basketball and swimming. Saint Leo picked up an additional 2.5 points in women's basketball and four points in women's swimming.

The University of Tampa is right behind Saint Leo with 30 points, while Nova Southeastern is third with 26.5 points.

In the men's SSC Mayors' Cup race, Saint Leo is seventh with 13 points in an incredibly tight race that has just five points separating the second and ninth-place teams. The Lions received two points in men's basketball and two points in men's swimming, and trail sixth-place Rollins by 0.5 points.

The University of Tampa is leading the men's SSC Mayors' Cup standings with 19 points, followed by Florida Tech with 17 points.

The Sunshine State Conference Mayors' Cup is emblematic of overall athletic supremacy in the SSC. Institutions receive points in the SSC Mayors' Cup standings based on their order of finish in Sunshine State Conference regular season standings. Saint Leo has won three of the last four men's Mayors' Cups in 2012-13 (shared with Florida Southern), 2013-14, and 2015-16. The Lions finished second in the 2015-16 women's Mayors' Cup standings.

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Sunshine State Conference
2017 Women's Mayors' Cup standings (through end of winter sports)
Saint Leo - 31.5

Tampa - 30

Nova Southeastern - 26.5

Florida Southern - 25.5

Rollins - 18

Eckerd - 17

Lynn - 15.5

Florida Tech - 15

Barry – 12

Sunshine State Conference

2017 Men's Mayors' Cup standings (through end of winter sports)

Tampa - 19

Florida Tech - 17

Florida Southern - 16

Barry - 15

Lynn - 14

Rollins - 13.5

Saint Leo - 13

Eckerd - 12.5

Nova Southeastern - 12