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Division II and III Learfield Sports Directors' Cup Standings

May 23, 2013

Complete DII Standings

Grand Canyon in the Lead after first Spring Division II #LSDC Standings

CLEVELANDGrand Canyon (AZ) has taken the lead with 681.50 total points after finishing fifth in women’s golf and 17th in women’s tennis. Grand Valley State (MI) is in second overall with 669.25 total points after finishing 13th in women’s golf and 17th in women’s tennis. Ashland (OH) fell to third with 653.50 total points with a 12th place finish in women’s golf. Minnesota State Mankato remains in fourth with 559.50 total points. The Mavericks finished 33rd in women’s golf. Rounding out the top five is Augustana (SD) with 518.00 points after an 11th place finish in women’s golf and a 17th place finish in women’s tennis.

The Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference, Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference, Great Lakes Valley Conference and Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference each has two institutions in the top 10.

Four of the spring NCAA championships have been completed with the following institutions capturing titles: women’s golf – Lynn (FL); women’s lacrosse – LIU Post (NY); men’s tennis – Barry (FL); women’s tennis – Armstrong Atlantic State (GA).

Points are awarded based on each institution's finish in up to 14 sports -- seven women’s and seven men’s.

Complete DIII Standings

Williams Holds Lead in First Spring Division III #LSDC Standings

CLEVELAND
Williams (MA) maintained the top spot in the first spring Learfield Sports Directors’ Cup standings with a combined total of 906.25 points. The Ephs finished fifth in women’s golf and 28th in men’s golf. Middlebury (VT) is close behind with 796.75 total points, thanks to a 14th place finish in women’s lacrosse and a 12th place finish in women’s golf. Emory (GA) is in third with 765.75 points, the Eagles finished fourth in men’s golf and sixth in women’s softball. Washington (MO) jumped to fourth with 639.00 total points, including a 12th place finish in women’s golf and 33rd in women’s softball. Wisconsin Whitewater climbed into the top five with 591.50 overall points after a 33rd place finish in women’s softball.

The New England Small College Athletic Conference (NESCAC) and University Athletic Association (UAA) each has two institutions in the top 10 of the standings – Williams (1st), Middlebury (2nd); and Emory (3rd) and Washington (4th).

Five of the spring NCAA championships have been completed with the following institutions capturing titles: men’s volleyball – Springfield (MA); men’s golf – Texas Tyler; women’s golf– Mary Hardin Baylor; women’s lacrosse – Salisbury (MD); softball – Tufts (MA).

Points are awarded based on each institution's finish in up to 18 sports -- nine women’s and nine men’s.

The final DII and DIII standings will be released Thursday, June 6.