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Stanford and Azusa Pacific Lead DI and NAIA Learfield Sports Directors' Cup Standings

Dec. 15, 2011

Stanford Holds Lead in Fall Division I Learfield Sports Directors’ Cup Standings;
ACC Places Five Institutions in Top 10

CLEVELAND Stanford remains in first place in the second fall Learfield Sports Directors’ Cup Standings with 260 total points.  The Cardinal won the national championship in women’s soccer, placed fifth in men’s cross country, ninth in field hockey and 10th in women’s cross country.

North Carolina is in second place with 254 total points.  The Tar Heels captured the men’s soccer national championship, finished in second place in field hockey and ninth in women’s soccer.

In third place with 228 total points is Maryland.  The Terrapins won the field hockey national championship and placed ninth in both men’s and women’s soccer.

Florida State occupies the fourth spot with 217 total points.  The Seminoles earned a third place finish in women’s soccer, fourth place finish in women’s cross country and placed 12th in men’s cross country.

Rounding out the top five is UCLA.  The Bruins’ second place finish in men’s water polo,  third place finish in men’s soccer and 17th place finish in women’s soccer gives them 203 total points.

Five of the seven fall NCAA championships have been completed with the following institutions capturing titles: men’s cross country – Wisconsin; women’s cross country – Georgetown; women’s soccer – Stanford; men’s soccer – North Carolina; field hockey – Maryland; and men’s water polo – Southern California.

Complete Division I Learfield Sports Directors' Cup Standings

Azusa Pacific (Calif.) Takes the Lead in the Fall NAIA
Learfield Sports Directors’ Cup Standings

CLEVELAND Azusa Pacific (Calif.) moves into first place in the 2011-12 NAIA Learfield Sports Directors’ Cup Standings.  The Cougars earned a third place finish in women’s soccer, a fifth place finish in volleyball and ninth place finish in field hockey, combined with an earlier second place finish in women’s cross country for 299 total points.

Cal State San Marcos is in second place with 265 total points.  They placed in all five championships so far; first in women’s cross country, second in men’s cross country, 17th in women’s and men’s soccer and 25th in volleyball.

In third place with 217 total points is Concordia (Ore.).  The Cavaliers recorded a second place finish in women’s soccer, eighth place in women’s cross country, 17th in volleyball and 19th in men’s cross country.

In fourth is Embry Riddle (Fla.) with 212 points after finishing fifth in both women’s soccer and volleyball, 17th in men’s soccer, 24th in women’s cross country and 28th in men’s cross country.

Occupying the fifth spot is Lee (Tenn.), with 203 total points. The Flames finished first in women’s soccer, third in volleyball and 27th in women’s cross country.

Five of the six fall NAIA championships have been completed with the following institutions capturing titles: men’s cross country – Oklahoma Christian; women’s cross country – Cal State San Marcos; women’s soccer – Lee; men’s soccer – Lindsey Wilson; volleyball – Texas Brownsville.

Complete NAIA Learfield Sports Directors' Cup Standings