Thursday, October 23rd, 2014

Stanford Wins 2012-13 Division I #LSDC

CLEVELAND (June 27, 2013) – Stanford captured its 19th straight title with 1261.25 total points, just 16.50 points ahead of second place Florida. The Cardinal captured the women’s tennis title. The Cardinal had four scores omitted due to the maximum 20 allowed for both women’s and men’s sports – women’s field hockey, women’s lacrosse, women’s rowing and softball.

Overall, points are awarded based on each institution’s finish in up to 20 sports — 10 women’s and 10 men’s.

Florida finished in second with 1244.75 total points. Overall, the Gators tied for the men’s outdoor track and field title and captured the women’s gymnastics championship. The Gators had one score omitted – women’s cross country.

With its national title in baseball this week, UCLA climbed into third place with 1227.25 total points. The Bruins also had two runner-up finishes, men’s water polo and men’s tennis. The Bruins had two scores omitted in the final standings – women’s basketball and softball.

Michigan finished fourth in the standings with 1138.25 total points. The Wolverines took home both the men’s gymnastics and men’s swimming titles during the year. Michigan had two scores omitted in the final spring standings – women’s field hockey and women’s outdoor track and field.

Texas A&M climbed to fifth place with 1131.50 total points. The Aggies tied for first in men’s outdoor track and field and finished second in women’s tennis and women’s track and field.

The SEC led all conferences with three institutions in the top 10 – Florida (2nd), Texas A&M (5th) and Georgia (10th).

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