Morningside has won the GPAC All-Sports Trophy for the third straight year.
Morningside College won the 2013-14 Great Plains Athletic Conference All-Sports Trophy to win the award for the third year in a row.
Morningside won this year’s all-sports trophy with a total of 159.5 points for a comfortable 20.5-point margin over runner-up Doane College, which finished second behind Morningside for the third year in a row. The Mustangs led all schools with 86.5 points in the men’s sports and 73 points in the women’s sports.
Morningside won regular season GPAC championships this past year in football, men’s cross country, women’s soccer, wrestling, women’s basketball, women’s tennis, and softball.
The Mustangs claimed the all-sports trophy for the fifth time in the last eight years. Morningside also captured the GPAC All-Sports Trophy in 2006-07, 2007-08, 2011-12, and 2012-13 and was the runner-up in 2008-09.
Doane was second this year with 139 points and Northwestern finished third with 138. In a tight race Concordia was fourth and Hastings fifth with 137 and 134 points for the year respectively. Dordt was eighth, Briar Cliff was tenth, and Mount Marty was last among the GPAC's 11 schools. 2013-14 marked the 14th year of the GPAC.