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Division I and NAIA Learfield Sports Directors' Cup Standings

Dec. 3, 2009

Division I Release

Virginia is the leader after the first fall Learfield Sports Directors' Cup standings. The Cavaliers lead Princeton (N.J.) by 15 points, 173-158. Virginia finished third in women's field hockey and 15th in both the men's and women's cross country championship races.

The Princeton Tigers finished third in women's field hockey and fifth in women's cross country.

The Wildcats of Villanova (Pa.) captured the women's cross country title as well as finishing 11th in the men's cross country championship race for a total of 157 points.

Oregon has 153 points after placing second in men's cross country and ninth in women's field hockey.

Rounding out the top-five is Syracuse. The Orange finished fifth in women's field hockey, 14th in men's cross country and 18th in women's cross country, bringing their point total to 146.

Three of the eight fall NCAA championships have been completed with the following institutions capturing titles: Oklahoma State (men's cross country); Villanova (women's cross country); and North Carolina (women's field hockey).

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 14 sports -- seven women's and seven men's.

The next Division I standings will be released Thursday, December 17.

View the Complete Learfield Sports Directors' Cup Division I Standings

NAIA Release

Malone (Ohio) leads the first set of Learfield Sports Directors' Cup fall standings. The Pioneers have accumulated 185 total points after taking home the men's cross country title and finishing third in women's cross country.

Simon Fraser (B.C.) trails the Pioneers by 33 points after finishing fourth in the women's cross country championship and sixth in the men's cross country championship. The Clan has 152 total points.


 

 

Cal State San Marcos is in third with 140 total points, after tallying a first place finish in women's cross country and 17th in men's cross country.

British Columbia (Can.) and College of Idaho are tied fourth overall with 129 points each. The British Columbia (Can.) Thunderbirds finished eighth in women's cross country and took home ninth place in men's cross country.

The College of Idaho Coyotes finished seventh in women's cross country and 10th in the men's cross country championship.

Two of the six fall NAIA championships have been completed with the following institutions capturing titles: Malone (Ohio) (men's cross country); and Cal State San Marcos (women's cross country).

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 14 sports -- seven women's and seven men's.

The next NAIA standings will be released Thursday, December 17.

View the Complete Learfield Sports Directors' Cup NAIA Standings