Pritzker distancing themselves in Phoenix Cup race

Pritzker’s IM Graduate Coed Basketball team, Pritzker Protuberances, celebrates its championship at the Ratner Athletics Center.
Pritzker’s IM Graduate Coed Basketball team, Pritzker Protuberances, celebrates its championship at the Ratner Athletics Center.

With winter championships in IM Graduate Coed Basketball, IM Euchre and the IM Swim Meet, the Pritzker School of Medicine has widened its Maroon Cup lead to over 1,300 points in the University of Chicago Intramural Office's Winter Quarter Phoenix Cup standings.

The Phoenix Cup is awarded annually to the graduate program earning the most points in sanctioned intramural activities throughout the academic year (by way of participation and place). Pritzker currently owns the lead with 2,095 points. Five-time defending champion the University of Chicago Law School is in second place with 735 points, followed by the Social Sciences Division (725 points), the Biological Sciences Division (590) and the Harris School of Public Policy (575).

Ten of the University's recognized graduate divisions and professional schools scored points this winter.

All IM Winter Quarter sports have since concluded and have been included in the point standings.

2016-17 Phoenix Cup Winter Standings
1. Pritzker School of Medicine (2,095)
2. Law School (735)
3. Social Sciences Division (725)
4. Biological Sciences Division (590)
5. Harris School of Public Policy (575)
6. Physical Sciences Division (535)
7. Booth School of Business (460)
8. Graham School of General Studies (205)
9. Divinity School (130)
10. Humanities Division (30)