directorscup
Repeat Winners in 2010-11 Learfield Sports Directors' Cup Standings
<blank>


June 17, 2011

Complete Division I Standings

Division I

Stanford again finds itself in the top spot of the Division I Learfield Sports Directors' Cup standings with 1526.75 total points. Although baseball points still need to be calculated, the Cardinal will capture the Cup. The final standings will be released after the College World Series.

The Cardinal most recently finished second in women's rowing, sixth in men's outdoor track & field, eighth in women's outdoor track & field, ninth in softball and 31st in men's golf.

Ohio State is in second place with 1277.05 total points. The Buckeyes turned in results of fifth in men's golf, 10th in women's rowing and 26th in women's outdoor track & field.

In third place with 1171.50 points is Duke. The Blue Devils garnered points by finishing third in men's golf, 16th in women's outdoor track & field and 34th in men's outdoor track & field.

California has moved into fourth with 1141.50 points. The Bears finished third in women's rowing, fifth in softball, 19th in men's golf, 25th in men's outdoor track & field and 65th in women's outdoor track & field.

Florida rounds out the top-five with 1122.25 total points. The Gators tallied a second place finish in softball, while also finishing third in men's outdoor track & field, 23rd in men's golf and 34th in women's outdoor track & field.

The ACC remains atop the current conference standings, with four of its member institutions currently in the top 10. ACC institutions in the top 10 include Duke, North Carolina (sixth), Florida State (9th) and Virginia (10th).

Division II

Final Standings


 

 

Grand Valley State (Mich.) secured its eighth straight Learfield Sports Directors' Cup, finishing with a total of 1057.50 points after winning the women's outdoor track & field national championship. The Lakers also turned in finishes of seventh in baseball, ninth in softball and 16th in men's outdoor track & field.

Central Missouri finished in the runner-up spot, its highest-ever finish in Directors' Cup history,with 779.75 total points. The Mules finished sixth in women's outdoor track & field, seventh in baseball and eighth in men's outdoor track & field.

Augustana (S.D.) finished in third place with 761.50 points after earning additional points through finishes of ninth in softball, 10th in women's outdoor track & field, 12th in men's outdoor track & field and 37th in baseball.

In fourth place with 718.00 points is Abilene Christian (Tex.). The Wildcats took home the men's outdoor track & field national crown, while also finishing 29th in women's outdoor track & field.

Rounding out the top five is UC San Diego by a mere half point over Adams State. The Tritons took home the softball national championship, finished fifth in women’s outdoor track and field, seventh in women’s water polo, ninth in men’s tennis, 28th in men’s outdoor track and field and 50th in baseball.

Division III 

Final Standings

Williams (Mass.) once again finds itself atop the final Division III Learfield Sports Directors' Cup Standings after recording 1147.00 total points. The Ephs most recently won national championships in both women's rowing and women's tennis, while also placing fourth in men's tennis, fifth in women's outdoor track & field and 75th in men's outdoor track & field.

Middlebury (Vt.) finished in second with 1063.17 total points. The Panthers garnered points in men's tennis (fifth), ninth place showings in men's lacrosse and women's tennis, 12th in women's outdoor track & field and 57th in men's outdoor track & field.

Washington University (Mo.) has retained the third place spot with 964.00 points. The Bears added to their point total through finishes of third in men's tennis, fourth in men's outdoor track & field, 17th in women's tennis and 37th in women's outdoor track & field.

Amherst (Mass.) ends the year in fourth place with 889.50 total points. The Lord Jeffs took home the men's tennis national crown, while turning in additional results of second in women's tennis, fifth in men's lacrosse and 31st in men's outdoor track & field.

Rounding out the top-five is Calvin (Mich.). The Knights finished 14th in men's outdoor track & field and 18th in women's outdoor track & field to increase their point total to 762.25.

The New England Small College Athletic Conference (NESCAC) finished atop the conference standings by having three of its institutions in the top-five. NESCAC institutions in the top-five are Williams (Mass.), Middlebury (Vt.) and Amherst (Mass.).

NAIA

Final Standings

Azusa Pacific (Calif.) has claimed the top spot in the final NAIA Learfield Sports Directors' Cup standings. The Cougars tallied 820.75 total points in taking home their seventh straight Learfield Sports Directors' Cup.

Embry Riddle Aeronautical (Fla.) finished in second following a fifth place finish in baseball. The Eagles end the year with 752.25 total points.

The Hawks of Shorter (Ga.) finished in the top five for the first time in the third place spot with 741.00 total points.

In fourth place with 719.75 total points is Fresno Pacific (Calif.). The Sunbirds most recently finished 20th in baseball.

Lindenwood (Mo.) rounds out the top-five with 686.75 total points.

The Golden State Athletic Conference remains atop the conference standings, with four of its member institutions in the top 10 (Azusa Pacific (Calif.) - first; Fresno Pacific (Calif.) - fourth; California Baptist - sixth; Concordia (Calif.) - eighth).