Division II and III Learfield Sports Directors' Cup Standings|
Dec. 9, 2010
Grand Valley State (Mich.) Takes Top Spot in the First Fall Division II Learfield Sports Directors’ Cup Standings
After the completion of six NCAA Championships, Grand Valley State (Mich.) currently sits atop the Division II Learfield Sports Directors' Cup fall standings. The Lakers took home national championships in women's cross country and women's soccer and also placed third in men's cross country and fifth in women's volleyball for a total of 358 points.
Shippensburg (Pa.) is in second with 264 points, Tampa is in third with 224 points, Chico State is fourth with 220 points and Rollins (Fla.) rounds out the top-five with 190 points.
Six of the seven fall NCAA championships have been completed with the following institutions capturing titles: women's soccer - Grand Valley State (Mich.); men's soccer - Northern Kentucky; women's volleyball - Concordia (Minn.); women's field hockey - Massachusetts Lowell; men's cross country - Adams State (Colo.); women's cross country - Grand Valley State (Mich.).
Washington University (Mo.) Takes Over Top Spot in the Second Fall Division III Learfield Sports Directors' Cup Standings
Calvin (Mich.) trails Washington by nine points (327), while Middlebury (Vt.) is third with 325 points, Messiah (Pa.) is fourth with 280 points and Williams (Mass.) is in fifth with 123 points.
Six of the seven fall NCAA championships have been completed with the following institutions capturing titles: men's cross country - Haverford (Pa.); women's cross country - Middlebury (Vt.); women's volleyball - Calvin (Mich.); field hockey - Bowdoin (Maine); men's soccer - Messiah (Pa.); women's soccer - Hardin-Simmons (Tex.).
The final Division II and III fall standings will be released Thursday, December 23.
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.
About Learfield Sports: The 2010-11 athletics season marks its third year as title partner of the Learfield Sports Directors' Cup. A preeminent leader in the collegiate sports marketplace for nearly 40 years, Learfield Sports manages the multimedia and sponsorship rights for more than 50 collegiate institutions, conferences and associations. The company also operates regional and statewide radio networks, having broadcast over 50,000 games and coaches' shows since it began working with flagship property Mizzou in 1975. These ever-expanding, collegiate relationships feature strategic sponsorship platforms that include stadium/arena signage, official university publications, Internet sites, digital media, hospitality, radio and television programming as well as game-day events. To learn more about Learfield Sports, which is an operating unit of Learfield Communications, Inc., visit learfieldsports.com.