Stanford Wins 2011-12 Division I Learfield Sports Directors' Cup Standings; Pac-12 Places Four Institutions in Top 10|
June 14, 2012
Stanford will be recognized at the NACDA Convention in
In third place with 1104.25 total points is Ohio State. The Buckeyes finished fifth in women's rowing, 21st in women's track & field, 23rd in men's track & field and 67th in men's golf. Ohio State scored in the maximum number of 10 men's sports and 11 women's sports. Due to the Buckeyes scoring in more than the allotted 10 women's sports, the 100 points scored in fencing counts toward the men's total, which omits the five points scored in men's golf.
Just behind in fourth place with 1064.75 total points is UCLA. The Bruins placed fifth in men's golf, eighth in women's rowing, 17th in men's track & field, 21st in women's track & field and 49th in softball. UCLA scored in eight men's sports and 11 women's sports, with softball points being omitted.
Rounding out the top five is
The Pac-12 placed four institutions in the top 10: Stanford (1st), UCLA (4th), USC (6th) and
The Learfield Sports Directors' Cup was developed as a joint effort between the National Association of Collegiate Directors of Athletics (
The final Division I standings will be released June 27, 28 or 29 at the conclusion of the baseball College World Series.
Complete standings and the scoring structure can be found on
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