Final Division II & Division III Learfield Sports Directors' Cup Standings Released|
June 4, 2015
Final Division II Standings
In Division II, Ashland finishes the year in second place, improving from a fifth place overall finish in the 2013-14 year with 720 total points scoring in 11 sports. The Mules of Central Missouri finish in third place with 713 total points, scoring in 11 sports. In fourth are the Flyers of Lewis who scored 647.75 total points in 12 sports. Completing the top five is Minnesota State Mankato with 617.50 points, scoring in 12 sports.
The Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (GLIAC), Great Lakes Valley Conference (GLVC) and Northern Sun Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (NSIC) finish with two institutions ranked in the top 10.
All 11 spring Division II championships have been completed with the following institutions capturing titles: baseball -- Tampa; rowing -- Barry; softball -- West Georgia; women's outdoor track & field -- Central Missouri; men's outdoor track & field -- Wisconsin La Crosse; men's golf -- Nova Southeastern; women's golf -- Indianapolis; men's lacrosse -- Limestone; women's lacrosse -- Adelphi; women's tennis -- Armstrong State; men's tennis -- Barry.
In Division III, in second place is Johns Hopkins with 1016.75 total points, scoring in the maximum 18 sports. MIT takes home third place finishing with 961 total points in 15 sports. Washington-St. Louis, with 944 points, finishes in fourth place scoring in 16 sports. Rounding out the top five is Amherst with 918.50 total points.
The New England Small College Athletic Conference (NESCAC) leads all conferences with four institutions in the top 10.
All 12 spring Division III championships have been completed with the following institutions capturing titles: baseball -- SUNY Cortland; rowing -- Bates; softball -- Tufts; women's outdoor track & field -- Wisconsin La Crosse; men's outdoor track & field -- Wisconsin La Crosse; women's golf -- Williams; men's golf -- Methodist; men's volleyball -- Stevens; men's lacrosse -- Tufts; women's lacrosse -- SUNY Cortland; women's tennis -- Williams; men's tennis -- Claremont-Mudd-Scripps.
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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