Cougar women claim SoCon’s Germann Cup

College of Charleston volleyball players Lizzie Theesfeld (left) and Elyse Chubb helped the Cougars win the SoCon all-around women’s sports championship for 2011-12. (Leroy Burnell/postandcourier.com)

College of Charleston has won the Southern Conference all-sports trophy for women’s sports, the league announced today.

The Cougars won the Germann Cup for the third time in eight years, taking the SoCon women’s tennis title and the South Division volleyball championship, and finishing third or better in golf, soccer and softball in 2011-12. College of Charleston finished with 81.5 points, just ahead of Samford (80.5).

Appalachian State won the men’s overall title, the Commissioner’s Cup, with 94 points, claiming regular-season titles in baseball, wrestling and outdoor track and field.

Commissioner’s Cup (men’s athletics): 1. App State 94; 2. Samford 66.5; 3. Furman 65; 4. Davidson 64.5; 5. UNCG 60; 6. Chattanooga 59.5; 7. Wofford 53; 8. Elon 52; 9. College of Charleston 51.5; 10. Georgia Southern 51; 11. Western Carolina 50.5; 12. The Citadel 45.5

Germann Cup (women’s athletics): 1. College of Charleston 81.5; 2. Samford 80.5; 3. App State 78.5; 4. UNCG 72.5; 5. Furman 68; 6. Elon 65; 7. Western Carolina 62.5; 8. Georgia Southern 56; 9. Chattanooga 52.5; 10. Davidson 36.5; 11. Wofford 24.5; 12. The Citadel 13.