OGDEN, Utah – The Northern Arizona Lumberjacks are leading the pack in the Big Sky Conference All-Sports Trophy races. The men’s and women’s outdoor track and field championship are the only standings left to be calculated, and both Lumberjack teams are in the mix to come out on top.
The Northern Arizona men have compiled 57.8 points. Montana is second with 46.3 points, and Weber State is third with 46 points.
The Northern Arizona women have amassed 60.5 points. Portland State is second at 57.5, and Sacramento State is third with 54.
Since 1963-64, the Big Sky Conference has sponsored a Men’s All-Sports Trophy. A Women’s All-Sports Trophy began in 1988-89, the first year the conference sponsored women’s sports.
The Northern Arizona women, seeking their first All-Sports Trophy since 2005-06, won the indoor track and field championship, finished second in the soccer and tennis standings, and placed third at the cross country championship. The Lumberjacks were also fourth in volleyball, and fifth in golf.
The Lumberjack men, looking for their first All-Sports Trophy since 2010-11, won the cross country and indoor track and field championships, finished second in football, tied for second in basketball, and tied for third in tennis. The NAU men are considered one of the top teams in outdoor track and field.