DII and DIII Learfield Sports Directors' Cup Standings Released|
April 3, 2014
Grand Valley State Leads in Final Winter Standings for 2013-14 DII Learfield Sports Directors' Cup
CLEVELAND - Grand Valley State holds onto the lead for the Division II Learfield Sports Directors' Cup after the final winter standings. The Lakers stay in the lead with 718 total points.
The Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference and the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference each have two institutions ranked in the top 10.
All seven winter Division II championships have been completed with the following institutions capturing titles: women's basketball - Bentley; men's basketball - Central Missouri; 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 still leads in the final winter standings of the Division III Learfield Sports Directors' Cup. The Ephs have 843.75 points and finished the winter strong with places of second in men's basketball, fifth in both women's ice hockey and women's swimming, eighth in men's swimming, 15th in skiing and also qualified for the women's basketball championship.
The New England Small College Athletic Conference currently has three institutions ranked in the top 10. Williams is first, Middlebury is sixth and Amherst is seventh.
All nine winter Division III championships have been completed with the following institutions capturing titles: women's basketball - Farleigh Dickinson-Florham; men's basketball - Wisconsin Whitewater; women's ice hockey - Plattsburgh State; men's ice hockey - St. Norbert; women's swimming - Emory; men's swimming - Kenyon; women's indoor track & field - Wisconsin Oshkosh; men's indoor track & field - Wisconsin La Crosse; and wrestling - Wartburg.
The first spring standings for both Division II and Division III will be released Thursday, May 22.
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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