IWU athletic program nationally ranked
Thanks to a women’s basketball national championship and a men’s hoops Final Four finish, the Illinois Wesleyan athletic program has been ranked No. 22 nationally. The ranking came from the final winter 2011-12 Division III Learfield Sports Directors’ Cup poll. The standings are on a point system, with the women’s championship accounting for 100 points, the men’s semifinal finish raking in 83 points, a seventh place in women’s indoor track and field garnering 71.25 points, and a 44th place women’s swimming finish grabbing 29 points.