DI and NAIA Learfield Sports Directors' Cup Standings Released|
March 27, 2014
Stanford Leads Initial Winter Standings for 2013-14 DI Learfield Sports Directors' Cup
CLEVELAND - Stanford keeps its lead in the Division I Learfield Sports Directors' Cup after the first winter standings. The Cardinal had a seventh place finish in women's indoor track & field, a 12th place finish in men's indoor track & field. They hold the lead with 596.25 total points.
The ACC, Big Ten and Pac 12 each have three institutions ranked in the top 10.
Four winter Division I championships have been completed with the following institutions capturing titles: rifle - West Virginia; skiing - Denver; women's indoor track & field - Oregon; men's indoor track & field - Oregon.
Oklahoma Baptist capitalized on a strong winter sport season and finished in the lead for NAIA Learfield Sports Directors' Cup standings with 598 total points. The Bison finished the winter sports by scoring in both men's and women's basketball.
The Golden State Athletic Conference, Mid-South Conference and the Sooner Athletic Conference each have two institutions ranked in the top 10.
Nine winter NAIA championships have been completed with the following institutions capturing titles: Division I women's basketball - Oklahoma City; Division I men's basketball - Vanguard; Division II women's basketball - Saint Francis (IN); Division II men's basketball - Indiana Wesleyan; women's swimming & diving - Oklahoma Baptist; men's swimming & diving - Oklahoma Baptist; women's indoor track & field - Oklahoma Baptist; men's indoor track & field - Indiana Tech; and wrestling - Grand View.
The next Division I winter standings will be released Thursday, April 10. The first NAIA spring standings will be released Thursday, May 29.
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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