» «
Williams Increases Its Lead In The United States Sports Academy Directors' Cup Standings

Complete Standings in PDF Format
Download Free Acrobat Reader

Cleveland, Ohio - Seven-time champion Williams College (Mass.) has led in the Division III United States Sports Academy Directors' Cup standings since May 2002 and has increased its margin to 255.5 points as the spring championship season begins.

The Ephs posted 994.25 with a runner-up finish in men's tennis and a third place showing in women's tennis. In second place with 738.75 points is New Jersey, with a second place finish in women's lacrosse and a 17th place showing in women's tennis. Rounding out the top five are Wisconsin Stevens Point, in third with 730 points; Emory (Ga.), in fourth with 697.5 points; and Amherst (Mass.), in fifth with 659.5 points.

This is the first set of spring standings and includes the sports of men's golf, women's lacrosse and women and men's tennis. Winning these national championships were Gustavus Adolphus (Minn.) in men's golf, Midlebury (Vt.) in women's lacrosse and men's tennis and Emory in women's tennis.

The United States Sports Academy Directors' Cup was developed as a joint effort between the National Association of Collegiate Directors of Athletics (NACDA) and USA Today. The United States Sports Academy, based in Daphne, Alabama, is in its first year sponsoring the program. Points are awarded based on each institution's finish in up to 18 sports -- nine women's and nine men's. Each national champion receives 100 points.

Spring sports standings to date follow. Please note, standings published midseason are unofficial standings. Final, official standings will be published upon the completion of the spring season, on June 11.