Denver Takes Home Division I-AAA ADA All-Sports Trophy for 2009-10; All-Sports Trophy Winners Announced|
Updated - July 7, 2010
CLEVELAND - The University of Denver received the Division I-AAA Athletics Directors Association (DI-AAA ADA) All-Sports trophy for the 2009-10 year. For the third straight year, Denver was the top-ranked Division I-AAA institution in the Learfield Sports Directors' Cup Standings.
The Pioneers tallied 306.80 total points in the standings, including a national championship in the national collegiate sport of skiing. Denver tallied points in women's gymnastics, men's hockey, women's golf, men's lacrosse, men's tennis and women's soccer.
Rounding out the top-five in Division I were St. John's (N.Y.) in second with 296.50 points, UC Santa Barbara in third with 205.00 points, UC Irvine in fourth with 201.50 points and Portland in fifth with 193.00 points.
The following institutions captured 2009-10 DI-AAA ADA All-Sports Trophies: baseball - Cal State Fullerton; men's basketball - St. Mary's (Calif.), Xavier; women's basketball - Xavier; men's cross country - Iona; women's cross country - Providence; men's golf - North Florida; women's golf - Pepperdine; men's soccer - Portland, California Santa Barbara; women's soccer - Portland; softball - Creighton, DePaul, Lipscomb, Long Island, Radford, St. Mary's (Calif.), Wright State; men's tennis - East Tennessee State, Pepperdine; women's tennis - Boston University, Charleston, DePaul, Fairfield, Illinois Chicago, Indiana U.-Purdue U. Fort Wayne, Long Island, North Florida, Pepperdine, St. Mary's (Calif.), California Irvine, Virginia Commonwealth, Wichita State, Winthrop; men's indoor track & field - Texas San Antonio; women's indoor track & field - Seton Hall; men's outdoor track & field - Cal State Northridge; women's outdoor track & field - California Santa Barbara; and women's volleyball - St. Mary's (Calif.), Wichita State.
About Division I-AAA ADA: Now in its 10th year, the Division I-AAA Athletics Directors Association's mission is to enhance initiatives common to its Division I-AAA membership (the 95 Division I institutions that do not sponsor football), in particular, aspects related to their flagship basketball programs. For more information on the Division I-AAA ADA, please visit www.div1aaa-ada.com. The Division I-AAA ADA is administered by the National Association of Collegiate Directors of Athletics (NACDA), which is in its 46th year. For more information on NACDA and the 11 professional associations that fall under its umbrella, please visit www.nacda.com.