Tuesday, December 11th, 2018

Learfield Directors’ Cup Standings Released

November 21, 2018 by  
Filed under Learfield Directors' Cup News

CLEVELAND (Nov. 21, 2018) – In the first set of fall Learfield Directors’ Cup standingsJohns Hopkins has accumulated 292.00 points to lead the first set of Division III standings. The Blue Jays tallied three top-10 finishes (women’s cross country, 2nd; field hockey, 3rd; and men’s cross country, 9th) and a 17th place finish in volleyball.

Rounding out the top-five is Washington (St. Louis) in second place with 240 total points after a first place finish in women’s cross country, second place in men’s cross country and a 17th overall finish in volleyball. Middlebury is in third with 230.5 points after capturing the women’s field hockey title and finishing 8th in women’s cross country and 15th in men’s cross country. Wisconsin Eau Claire is in fourth with 229 points, taking home 3rd place in volleyball, 4th in women’s cross country and 11th in men’s cross country. Rounding out the top five is Tufts with 203.5 points, finishing second in field hockey, 12th in women’s cross country and 35th in men’s cross country.

The UAA leads all Division III conferences with four institutions in the top 10 – Wash U (2nd), Emory (6th), Chicago(8th) and Carnegie Mellon (9th).

The Learfield 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 NCAA Championships.

The next Division III fall standings will be released Thursday, December 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 and follow us on Twitter @ldirectorscup.

About Learfield: Learfield unlocks the value of college sports for brands, fans and universities. A fully integrated marketing and solutions platform, Learfield manages multimedia and sponsorship rights for nearly 130 collegiate institutions, conferences and arenas. Through its family of solutions, Learfield provides access to professional concessions and ticket sales; branding, licensing and commerce management; digital and social expertise; campus-wide business and sponsorship development; and venue technology systems. For over 40 years, the company has had the privilege of being an advocate for intercollegiate athletics, and since 2008, has served as title sponsor of the acclaimed Learfield Directors’ Cup.

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