Princeton Leads First Set of Division I Standings
In the first set of fall Division I Learfield Sports Directors’ Cup standings, Princeton has scored a high of 195.00 points, capturing the field hockey title, finishing 11th in men’s cross country and 32nd overall in women’s cross country.
Defending LSDC champion Stanford is in second with 168.50 points after a third place showing in women’s cross country and 16th place finish in men’s cross country.
In third is Florida State with 155.00 points and a fourth place finish in women’s cross country and a fifth place finish in men’s cross country.
The Ducks of Oregon are in fourth with a total of 154.00 points after capturing the women’s cross country title and finishing 20th overall in the men’s cross country championship.
Rounding out the top five is Michigan with 151.00 total points, finishing fifth in women’s cross country, ninth in field hockey and 23rd in men’s cross country.
The Pac-12 leads all conferences with three institutions in the top 10 – Stanford (2nd), Oregon (4th) and Colorado (9th).
To date, three fall NCAA championships have been completed with the following institutions capturing titles: women’s cross country – Oregon; men’s cross country –Oklahoma State; field hockey – Princeton.
The Learfield Sports Directors’ Cup was developed as a joint effort between the National Association of Collegiate Directors of Athletics (NACDA) and USA Today. Points are awarded based on each institution’s finish in up to 20 sports — 10 women’s and 10 men’s.
The next Division I fall standings will be released Thursday, December 13.