Dec. 11, 2014
Complete Division II Standings
Division II Conference Standings
Complete Division III Standings
Division III Conference Standings
CLEVELAND - In the first set of fall Division II Learfield Sports Directors' Cup standings, Grand Valley State (MI) has scored 373 points to lead Division II while Williams has accumulated 307 points to lead DIII standings.
Grand Valley State captured both the women's cross country and women's soccer team titles, while also earning points in women's volleyball and men's cross country. Williams takes over the lead in DIII, finishing second in women's soccer in the most recent championships.
In Division II, LIU Post is in second place with 294 points, in third is Colorado School of Mines with 255.50 points, Colorado Mesa is in fourth with 255 points and rounding out the top five is Saint Leo with 242 points.
The RMAC leads all Division II conferences in the top 10 with three institutions - Colorado School of Mines (3rd), Colorado Mesa (4th) and Adams State (10th).
In Division III, MIT and Tufts are tied for second with 260.50 points, Calvin (MI) moved up one spot to fourth with 255 points, and tied for fifth are Amherst and Washington (MO) with 249 points.
The NESCAC leads all Division III conferences in the top 10 with four institutions - Williams (1st), Tufts (2nd), Amherst (5th) and Bowdoin (10th).
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 18 sports -- nine women's and nine men's.
The final Division II & III fall standings will be released Wednesday, December 24.
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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