Nittany Lions sixth in final Fall Directors’ Cup Standings
Following another outstanding fall athletic campaign, highlighted by two Big Ten titles, Penn State sits sixth in the 2011-12 Learfield Sports Directors’ Cup Final Fall Standings.
Penn State will be looking for its 14th Top 15 finish in the 18-year history of the Directors’ Cup, placing in the Top 25 every year, with eight Top 10 finishes. Stanford, who won its 17th consecutive Learfield Sports Directors’ Cup for 2010-11, currently sits in first place. Penn State is one of two Big Ten schools that sit in the current Top 10 (Michigan is fifth).
With all seven fall NCAA championships now completed, including men’s cross country, women’s cross country, women’s field hockey, women’s volleyball, men’s soccer, women’s soccer and football, Penn State has accumulated 264 total points heading into the spring.