The Race for a Top Five Finish is on in Spring Division I #LSDC Standings|
June 16, 2015
Division I Standings
UCLA is currently in second with 1186 points. The Bruins have scored in 19 total sports, including baseball. The final total for UCLA will be included in the next standings.
USC jumped to third after two top-10 finishes in both men's and women's outdoor track and field. The Trojans have 1159 total points.
In fourth, is North Carolina with 1152 points after scoring in both men's and women's outdoor track and field. The Tar Heels scored in 24 total sports with the following scores omitted, women's golf, men's and women's outdoor track and field and men's indoor track and field.
Rounding out the top five is Florida with 1133.50 points. The Gators finished second in men's outdoor track and field and eighth overall on the women's side.
Six spring Division I championships have been completed with the following institutions capturing titles: women's lacrosse -- Maryland; men's lacrosse -- Denver; women's tennis -- Vanderbilt; men's tennis -- Virginia; men's volleyball -- Loyola Chicago; women's water polo -- Stanford.
Twelve spring Division I championships have been completed with the following institutions capturing titles: softball -- Florida; women's golf -- Stanford; men's golf -- LSU; women's lacrosse -- Maryland; men's lacrosse -- Denver; women's rowing -- Ohio State; women's tennis -- Vanderbilt; men's tennis -- Virginia; women's outdoor track & field -- Oregon; men's outdoor track & field -- Oregon; men's volleyball -- Loyola Chicago; women's water polo -- Stanford.
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 20 sports -- 10 women's and 10 men's.
The final Division I standings will be released after the baseball World Series.
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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