Cal State San Marcos Cougars Leads NAIA LSDC Standings
CLEVELAND (Dec. 18, 2014) – Cal State San Marcos leads in the second set of the NAIA Learfield Sports Directors’ Cup fall standings. The Cougars have accumulated 222 total points after placing ninth in women’s soccer and 25th in women’s volleyball.
Olivet Nazarene currently occupies the second spot with 218.50 points after placing 17th in both men’s and women’s soccer and earning a 25th place finish in women’s volleyball.
The Blue Raiders of Lindsey Wilson are in third place with 217 points. They captured the women’s soccer title and finished ninth in both men’s soccer and women’s volleyball.
Southern Oregon currently occupies the fourth spot with 197 points due to a 13th place finish in women’s volleyball.
Rounding out the top five is Indiana Wesleyan with 195.50 points. They placed 13th in women’s volleyball and 17th in men’s soccer.
Five of the six fall NAIA championships have been completed with the following institutions capturing titles: men’s cross country – Oklahoma City; women’s cross country – British Columbia (Can.); women’s soccer – Lindsey Wilson; men’s soccer – Davenport; women’s volleyball – Park.
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 12 sports — six women’s and six men’s.
The final NAIA fall standings will be released Wednesday, December 24.
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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