DI and NAIA Learfield Sports Directors' Cup Standings Released|
Dec. 19, 2013
Virginia and Olivet Nazarene Lead Second 2013-14 DI and NAIA Learfield Sports Directors' Cup Standings
CLEVELAND - The Virginia Cavaliers have taken the lead in the second set of fall Division I Learfield Sports Directors’ Cup standings with 323 points after finishing third in both men’s and women’s soccer.
The ACC leads all conferences with three institutions in the top 10 – Virginia (1st), North Carolina (3rd) and Notre Dame (4th).
To date, six fall NCAA championships have been completed with the following institutions capturing titles: women’s cross country – Providence; men’s cross country – Colorado; field hockey – Connecticut; women’s soccer – UCLA; men’s soccer – Notre Dame; men’s water polo – USC.
Olivet Nazarene leads in the second set of the NAIA Learfield Sports Directors’ Cup fall standings. The Tigers have accumulated 225 total points after placing ninth in women’s soccer and 17th in men’s soccer.
The Golden State Athletic Conference currently has four institutions in the top 10 – Concordia (2nd), The Master’s (6th), Biola (7th) and Westmont (10th).
Five of the six fall NAIA championships have been completed with the following institutions capturing titles: men’s cross country – Oklahoma City; women’s cross country – British Columbia (Can.); men’s soccer – Martin Methodist; women’s soccer – Concordia (Ore.); women’s volleyball – Texas Brownsville.
The next Division I and final NAIA fall standings will be released Tuesday, 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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