Commissioner's Cup annually recognizes the strongest athletic program in
America East as determined by a scoring system which rewards a school
for success both during the regular season and championship competition
in the conference's 20 sports.
The Stuart P.
Haskell, Jr. Commissioner's Cup is named in honor of the first
commissioner of America East. Haskell served as commissioner of the
conference from 1987 until his retirement in 1997.
system for the Commissioner's Cup is as follows: In sports where
regular-season round robin competition is conducted, the first-place
institution in the final standings receives four points times the total
number of teams involved in conference play. The second-place
institution receives four less points; third place receives eight less
points, and so on. Additionally, the America East (tournament) champion
receives two points times the total number of teams participating in the
championship. The second-place institution receives two less points;
third place receives four less points and so on down to the last-place
institution which receives two points.
In sports where
regular-season round robin competition is not conducted (cross country,
tennis, track and field, swimming and diving), the first-place
institution at the America East championship receives two points times
the total number of teams participating in the championship. The
second-place institution receives two less points; third place gets four
less points and so on down to the last place team which receives two
All-Time Commissioner's Cup Winners
2011-12: Boston U.
2010-11: Boston U.
2009-10: Boston U.
2008-09: Boston U.
2007-08: Boston U.
2006-07: Boston U.
2005-06: Boston U.
2003-04: Boston U.
2002-03: Boston U.
2001-02: Boston U.
1990-91: Boston U.
1989-90: Boston U.