DII and DIII Learfield Sports Directors' Cup Standings Released|
March 20, 2014
Grand Valley State and Williams Lead Initial Winter Standings for 2013-14 DII and DIII Learfield Sports Directors' Cup
CLEVELAND - Grand Valley State remains in the lead of the Division II Learfield Sports Directors' Cup after the first winter standings. The Lakers had a fourth place showing in women's indoor track & field, a sixth place finish in men's indoor track & field and a 10th place finish in both men's and women's swimming & diving. They hold the lead with 718 total points.
The Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference, Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference and the South Atlantic Conference each have two institutions ranked in the top 10.
Five winter Division II championships have been completed with the following institutions capturing titles: women's swimming & diving - Drury; men's swimming & diving - Drury; women's indoor track & field - Adams State; men's indoor track & field - St. Augustine's; and wrestling - Notre Dame (OH).
Williams continues to lead in the first winter standings of the Division III Learfield Sports Directors' Cup. Williams lost some ground but was able to score with a fifth place finish in women's indoor track & field and a 13th place finish in wrestling. They hold the lead with 513.25 total points.
The Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference currently has three institutions ranked in the top 10. Wisconsin Whitewater is fourth, Wisconsin La Crosse is fifth and Wisconsin Oshkosh is seventh.
Three winter Division III championships have been completed with the following institutions capturing titles: women's indoor track & field - Wisconsin Oshkosh; men's indoor track & field - Wisconsin La Crosse; and wrestling - Wartburg.
The final Division II and Division III winter standings will be released Thursday, April 3.
Please note, standings published midseason are unofficial. Official standings will be published upon the completion of the fall 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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