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

Dec. 22, 2011

Stanford Atop Division I Learfield Sports Directors’ Cup Standings; ACC Places Four Institutions in Top 10

CLEVELAND Stanford remains in first place in the third fall Learfield Sports Directors’ Cup Standings with 310 total points.  The Cardinal won the national championship in women’s soccer, placed fifth in men’s cross country, ninth in field hockey, 10th in women’s cross country and 17th in volleyball.

North Carolina is in second place with 304 total points; in third place, with 303 total points, is UCLA; Florida State occupies the fourth spot with 300 total points; and rounding out the top five is Penn State with 239 total points.

Six 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; volleyball – UCLA.

The ACC has two institutions in the top five and four institutions in the top 10 – North Carolina (2nd), Florida State (4th), Maryland (6th) and Duke (7th).  The Pac-12 placed two institutions in the top five and three in the top 10 – Stanford (1st), UCLA (3rd) and USC (10th).

The final fall Division I standings will be released Thursday, January 12, 2012.

Complete Division I Learfield Sports Directors' Cup Standings

Azusa Pacific (Calif.) Leads Final Fall NAIA Learfield Sports Directors’ Cup Standings


 

 

CLEVELAND Azusa Pacific (Calif.) holds onto first place in the 2011-12 NAIA Learfield Sports Directors’ Cup Standings.  The Cougars placed in five of the six fall championships, women’s cross country – second; women’s soccer – third; football and volleyball – fifth; men’s soccer – ninth, for 359 total points.

Cal State San Marcos is in second place with 265 total points; in third place with 217 total points is Concordia (Ore.); in fourth is Embry Riddle (Fla.) with 212 points; occupying the fifth spot is Lee (Tenn.) with 203 total points. 

All 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; football – St. Xavier (Ill.).

The Chicagoland conference has two institutions in the top 10 – St. Xavier (Ill.) (7th) and Olivet Nazarene (9th).

The first winter NAIA Learfield Sports Directors’ Cup standings will be released March 8, 2012.

Complete NAIA Final Fall Learfield Sports Directors' Cup Standings