Dec. 13, 2012
University of North Carolina Takes Lead of Division I
Learfield Sports Directors' Cup (LSDC) Standings
CLEVELAND - After the completion of six NCAA Championships, the University of North Carolina (UNC) takes the lead in the Division I Learfield Sports Directors' Cup standings. UNC has scored a season high 292.00 points, capturing the women's soccer title, finishing runner up in women's field hockey, fifth in men's soccer and 32nd in women's cross country.
The ACC leads all conferences with three institutions in the top 10 - North Carolina (1st), Florida State (9th) and Virginia (10th).
To date, six fall NCAA championships have been completed with the following institutions capturing titles: women's cross country - Oregon; men's cross country -Oklahoma State; field hockey - Princeton; women's soccer - North Carolina; men's soccer - Indiana; and men's water polo - USC.
Complete Division I Standings
Olivet Nazarene (IL) Leads the Second Fall NAIA
Learfield Sports Directors' Cup Standings
CLEVELAND - Olivet Nazarene (IL) leads the second set of Learfield Sports Directors' Cup fall standings. The Tigers have accumulated 258.00 total points after finishing second in women' soccer, third in women's cross country, ninth in men's soccer and 22nd overall in men's cross country.
The Cascade and Chicagoland each have two institutions in the top 10 - Cascade - College of Idaho (6th) and Concordia (OR) (7th); and Chicagoland - Olivet Nazarene (1st) and St. Francis (IL) (8th).
Five of the six fall NAIA championships have been completed with the following institutions capturing titles: men's cross country - St. Francis (IL); women's cross country - British Columbia (Can.); women's soccer - Lindsey Wilson (KY); men's soccer - Belhaven; volleyball - Concordia (CA).
Complete NAIA Standings
The next fall Division I and NAIA standings will be released Thursday, December 20.
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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