DII and DIII Learfield Sports Directors' Cup Standings Released|
Nov. 27, 2013
Shippensburg and Williams Lead First 2013-14 DII and DIII Learfield Sports Directors' Cup Standings
CLEVELAND - Shippensburg (PA) leads the first set of all Division II Learfield Sports Directors' Cup standings with 203 points. The Raiders captured their first NCAA field hockey title in 2013, while also earning points in both men's and women's cross country.
The RMAC leads all conferences in the top 10 with three institutions - Adams State (2nd), Western State Colorado (4th) and Metropolitan State (8th).
To date, three fall DII NCAA championships have been completed with the following institutions capturing titles: women's cross country - Grand Valley State; men's cross country - Adams State; field hockey - Shippensburg.
Williams is leading conference foe Middlebury (Vt.) by two points, 229-227, in the first set of fall Division III Learfield Sports Directors' Cup Standings. The Ephs have three top 10 finishes in four championships finished to date - women's cross country (2nd), men's cross county (5th) and volleyball (9th).
The University Athletic Association (UAA) is leading the way with four of its institutions currently in the top 10. Following Washington's fifth place showing is NY in sixth, Chicago in seventh and Emory in ninth.
To date, four fall DIII NCAA championships have been completed with the following institutions capturing titles: women's cross country - Johns Hopkins (Md.); men's cross country - St. Olaf; field hockey - Bowdoin; volleyball - Calvin.
The next Division II and III fall standings will be released Thursday, December 12.
Please note, standings published midseason are unofficial. Official standings will be published upon the completion of the fall 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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