Grand Canyon in the Lead after first Spring Division II #LSDC Standings
CLEVELAND (May 23, 2013) – Grand Canyon (AZ) has taken the lead with 681.50 total points after finishing fifth in women’s golf and 17th in women’s tennis.
Grand Valley State (MI) is in second overall with 669.25 total points after finishing 13th in women’s golf and 17th in women’s tennis.
Ashland (OH) fell to third with 653.50 total points with a 12th place finish in women’s golf.
Minnesota State Mankato remains in fourth with 559.50 total points. The Mavericks finished 33rd in women’s golf.
Rounding out the top five is Augustana (SD) with 518.00 points after an 11th place finish in women’s golf and a 17th place finish in women’s tennis.
The Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference, Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference, Great Lakes Valley Conference and Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference each has two institutions in the top 10.
Four of the spring NCAA championships have been completed with the following institutions capturing titles: women’s golf – Lynn (FL); women’s lacrosse – LIU Post (NY); men’s tennis – Barry (FL); women’s tennis – Armstrong Atlantic State (GA).
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 14 sports — seven women’s and seven men’s.
The final Division II standings will be released Thursday, June 6.
Please note, standings published midseason are unofficial. Official standings will be published upon the completion of the fall season. Complete standings and the scoring structure can be found on NACDA’s website at www.directorscup.org. In addition, please visit www.thedirectorscup.com, like us on Facebook at facebook.com/lsdirectorscup or follow us on Twitter @lsdirectorscup.
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