Final Winter Division II and Division III Standings Released|
April 2, 2015
CLEVELAND -- Grand Valley State holds onto the lead for the Division II Learfield Sports Directors' Cup in the final winter standings. They have a total of 660 points, 287 of those earned during the winter season. Amherst leads in final winter standings of the Division III Learfield Sports Directors' Cup. The Lord Jeffs placed in five sports bringing their total to 664 total points, 415 from winter sports.
In Division II, Colorado Mesa stays in second with 490.50 points, Wingate remains in third with 436.50 points, in fourth is LIU Post with 431 points and rounding out the top five is Adams State with 419 points.
The Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference (RMAC) leads all conferences with 3 institutions in the top 10; Colorado Mesa (2nd), Adams State (5th) and Colorado School of Mines (7th).
All seven winter Division II championships have been completed with the following institutions capturing titles: women's basketball -- California (PA); men's basketball -- Florida Southern; women's swimming & diving -- Queens (NC); men's swimming & diving -- Queens (NC); women's indoor track & field -- Central Missouri; men's indoor track & field -- Adams State; and wrestling -- St. Cloud State.
In Division III, Johns Hopkins is in second with 659.50 points, in third is Williams with 637.50 points, Washington-St. Louis sits in fourth with 574 and completing the top five is MIT with 530.50 points.
All nine winter Division III championships have been completed with the following institutions capturing titles: women's basketball -- Thomas More; men's basketball -- Wisconsin Stevens Point; women's ice hockey -- Plattsburgh State; men's ice hockey -- Trinity (CT); women's swimming -- Emory; men's swimming -- Kenyon; women's indoor track & field -- Wisconsin La Crosse; men's indoor track & field -- Wisconsin Eau Claire; and wrestling -- Augsburg.
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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