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Stanford and Azusa Pacific Remain in First in the Final Fall Division I and NAIA Learfield Sports Directors' Cup Standings

Dec. 23, 2008

Division I

Cleveland, Ohio - With eight NCAA championships completed, 14-time Directors' Cup champion Stanford remains in first in the third Division I fall standings with 394 points. The Cardinal scored in the top-10 in all five championships they have advanced to, finishing as high as second in both women's volleyball and men's water polo. Stanford also finished third in both men's cross country and women's soccer and eighth in women's cross country.

The Tar Heels of North Carolina moved from fifth to second in the third set of standings and now have 265 points. The Tar Heels captured the women's soccer title and finished second in the men's soccer tournament. North Carolina also finished ninth in field hockey and 17th in women's volleyball.

Washington trails North Carolina by a mere four points with 261. Previously, the Huskies were ninth in the standings. Washington captured the women's cross country title, were fifth in women's volleyball, 17th in women's soccer and 18th in men's cross country.

Oregon jumped back into the top five after dropping the eighth in the second Directors' Cup standings. The Ducks won the men's cross country title, finished second overall in women's cross country and were ninth in women's volleyball.

Virginia is 10 points behind the Ducks with a total of 244 points. The Cavaliers placed finished as high as fifth in women's field hockey, ninth in women's soccer, 14th in men's cross country and 26th in women's cross country.

Complete Learfield Sports Directors' Cup Division I Standings

NAIA

Cleveland, Ohio - Azusa Pacific (Calif.) remains atop the final fall NAIA Learfield Sports Directors' Cup Standings with 324 points. The Cougars have recorded four top-10 finishes, including a national championship in women's cross country. The Cougars also finished second in men's cross country, fifth in women's soccer and ninth in women's volleyball.


 

 

Concordia (Ore.) remains in second with 238 total points in the final fall standings. The Cavaliers finished second in women's soccer, ninth in both men's soccer and men's cross country and 21st in women's cross country.

Lindenwood jumped from 20th to third after recording 83 points for its third place showing in football to increase its total to 204 points. The Lions also finished 13th in women's volleyball, 17th in men's cross country and 22nd in women's cross country.

Indiana Institute of Technology dropped to fourth place with 195 points. The Warriors tallied 75 points in men's cross country, 69 points in women's cross country and 51 points in women's volleyball.

Cal State San Marcos holds onto fifth place with a total of 192 points, scoring 85 points in women's cross country, 54 points in men's cross country and 53 points in women's soccer.

Complete Learfield Sports Directors' Cup NAIA Standings