WWU wins All-Sports title


Western Washington University scored a record 206 points in winning the 2012-13 GNAC All-Sports title, according to final official figures released by the conference office.

The all-sports title was WWU's fifth in a row and its ninth overall in 12 seasons as it became the first school to score 200 or more points in the competition. WWU set the old record of 181 during the 2010-11 school year.

Points are awarded (on a two-point increment) based on the final finishes, taking into account both regular-season and post-season play, in each of the conference's 16 sports.

The Vikings outpointed Alaska Anchorage 206-140 for the overall title. It outscored Central Washington 90-66 for the men's title and Seattle Pacific 116-85 for the women's crown. In each, its margin of victory was the largest in the history of the competition.

For all sports purposes, the Vikings won a total of seven team titles, finishing first in men's indoor track and field, men's outdoor track and field, men's golf, women's soccer, volleyball, women's basketball and women's golf.

WWU's men's all-sports title was its fifth straight and 10th overall, while it won the women's all-sports title for the fourth consecutive time and seventh overall.

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