Division II and Division III Learfield Sports Directors' Cup Standings Released|
March 19, 2015
CLEVELAND - In the first set of winter Division II Learfield Sports Directors' Cup standings,Grand Valley State (MI) has scored 660 points to remain in the lead while Johns Hopkins has accumulated 450 points to lead Division III standings.
Grand Valley State placed second in men's indoor track & field, sixth in women's indoor track & field, sixth in men's swimming and diving and 20th in women's swimming and diving. Johns Hopkins placed 13th in men's indoor track and field, 16th in women's indoor track and field and 28th in wrestling.
In Division II, Colorado Mesa is in second place with 440.50 points, in third is LIU Post with 431 points, Adams State is in fourth with 419 points and rounding out the top five is Wingate with 386.50 points.
The Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference (RMAC) leads all conferences with 3 institutions in the top ten; Colorado Mesa (2nd), Adams State (4th) and Colorado School of Mines (6th).
In Division III, Wisconsin Whitewater is in second with 421.75 points, Wisconsin La Crosse is in third with 408.50 points, in fourth is Williams with 391.50 points, and completing the top 5 is MIT with 391 points.
The Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (WIAC) leads all DIII conferences with two institutions in the top ten; Wisconsin Whitewater (2nd) and Wisconsin La Crosse (3rd).
The Learfield Sports Directors' Cup was developed as a joint effort between the National Association of Collegiate Directors of Athletics (NACDA) and USA Today.
The final Division II & III winter standings will be released Thursday, April 2.
Please note, standings published midseason are unofficial. Official standings will be published upon the completion of the spring season. Complete standings and the scoring structure can be found on NACDA's website at www.directorscup.org. In addition, please visit www.thedirectorscup.com, like us on Facebook at facebook.com/lsdirectorscup or follow us on Twitter @lsdirectorscup.
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