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Division I and NAIA Learfield Sports Directors' Cup Standings

June 3, 2010

Division I Release

Stanford maintains its overall lead with 1,395 total points after tallying a spring-high of 433 points in the first spring Division I Learfield Sports Directors’ Cup standings.

The Cardinal of Stanford captured the titles in women’s tennis and men’s volleyball, while also placing second in the National Collegiate (NC) women’s water polo tournament, ninth in both women’s lacrosse and men’s tennis, and 19th in women’s golf.

Ohio State is in second place with an overall total of 1000.50 points. The Buckeyes finished third in men’s volleyball, fifth in men’s tennis, 17th in women’s tennis and 34th in women’s golf for a spring total of 187 points.

In third with 949.50 overall points, including 339 from this spring is Virginia. The Cavaliers placed third in both men’s lacrosse and men’s tennis, fifth in women’s lacrosse, 13th in women’s golf and 17th in women’s tennis.

Duke (N.C.) starts the spring in fourth place overall with 936.25 total points. The Blue Devils claimed the men’s lacrosse title, placed fifth in both women’s lacrosse and women’s tennis, eighth in women’s golf and ninth in men’s tennis, for 366.75 spring points.

In fifth is North Carolina with 924.30 overall points. The Tar Heels earned 312 spring points after placing third in both women’s lacrosse and women’s tennis, fifth in men’s lacrosse, 17th men’s tennis and 37th in women’s golf.

To date, seven spring NCAA championships have been completed with the following institutions capturing titles: Purdue (women’s golf), Duke (N.C.) (men’s lacrosse), Maryland (women’s lacrosse), Stanford (women’s tennis and men’s volleyball), and Southern California (men’s tennis and NC women’s water polo).


 

 

The Learfield Sports Directors’ Cup was developed as a joint effort between the National Association of Collegiate Directors of Athletics (NACDA) and USA Today. Points are awarded based on each institution's finish in up to 14 sports -- seven women’s and seven men’s.

The next Division I spring standings will be released Wednesday, June 23, in conjunction with the 2010 Learfield Sports Directors’ Cup luncheon taking place at the NACDA Convention.

View the Complete Learfield Sports Directors' Cup Division I Spring Standings

NAIA Release

Shorter (Ga.) tallied a spring-high 377.50 points while Azusa Pacific (Calif.) remains the top seed with 962 overall points in the first spring NAIA Learfield Sports Directors’ Cup Standings.

Azusa Pacific recorded three top-10 finishes, capturing the women’s track and field title, placing third in men’s tennis and fifth in women’s tennis. The Cougars also placed 28th in men’s track and field.

Simon Fraser (B.C.) remains in second with an overall total of 817 points. The Clan tallied 233.50 spring points after claiming the softball title and placing third in women’s track & field and 24th in men’s track and field.

Fresno Pacific (Calif.) moves into third with a total of 801.75 overall points. The Sunbirds scored 316.75 spring points after claiming the championship title in women’s tennis and placing second in men’s tennis, eighth in men’s track & field and 17th in women’s track & field.

In fourth place is Lindenwood (Mo.) with a total of 766.50 overall points. The Lions placed eighth in women’s track and field, 10th in men’s track and field, 11th in men’s golf, 17th in women’s tennis and 20th in women’s golf for a spring total of 252.50 points.

Rounding out the top five is Concordia (Calif.) with 724.50 overall points. The Eagles tallied 310.50 spring points after finishing third in women’s tennis, fifth in men’s tennis, 16th in softball, 19th in men’s track and field and 21st in women’s track and field.

Seven spring NAIA championships have been completed to date with the following institutions capturing titles: British Columbia (Can.) (women’s golf); Oklahoma City (men’s golf); Fresno Pacific (Calif.) (women’s tennis); Auburn Montgomery (Ala.) (men’s tennis); Simon Fraser (B.C.) (softball); Azusa Pacific (Calif.) (women’s track & field); and Wayland Baptist (Tex.) (men’s track & field).

The Learfield Sports Directors’ Cup was developed as a joint effort between the National Association of Collegiate Directors of Athletics (NACDA) and USA Today. Points are awarded based on each institution's finish in up to 12 sports – six women’s and six men’s.

The final spring NAIA standings will be released Wednesday, June 23, in conjunction with the 2010 Learfield Sports Directors’ Cup luncheon taking place at the NACDA Convention.

View the Complete Learfield Sports Directors' Cup NAIA Spring Standings