Stanford To Win its 12th Consecutive U.S. Sports Academy Directors' Cup|
June 19, 2006
The 2005-06 U.S.
The Cardinal current have a total of 1,133.375 points (to date), surpassing runner-up UCLA by 87 points. Stanford won its 12th straight Directors' Cup with national championships in women's cross country and tennis and runner-up finishes in women's indoor track and field and men's water polo. The Cardinal placed 10 additional teams in the top 10.
Stanford teams placing in the top 10 were women's water polo (3rd), men's gymnastics (3rd), men's swimming (3rd), women's basketball (5th), women's swimming (5th), men's tennis (5th), men's cross country (6th), fencing (men's) (7th), women's lacrosse (9th), and softball (9th). The Cardinal recorded points nine men's sports and the maximum of 10 women's sports. However, Stanford does not receive points for women's soccer, lacrosse or rowing as the Cardinal have already scored in the Directors' Cup maximum of 10 women's sports. Stanford averaged 60 points per sport.
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Currently in second place is UCLA with 1,046.38 points, with national titles in women water polo and men's volleyball and runner-up finishes in women's soccer and men's basketball and outdoor track and field. The Bruins also placed third in softball; fifth in men's tennis; seventh in men's golf; ninth in women's volleyball and tennis; 11th in women's golf; 13th in football and women's gymnastics; 14th in women's outdoor track and field; 17th in women's basketball and men's soccer; and 20th in women's swimming.
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Final standings will be published June 29 following the conclusion of the College World Series.