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Division I Learfield IMG College Directors’ Cup Standings

CLEVELAND (June 6, 2019) – Four spring championships remain and the battle at the top of the NCAA Division I Learfield IMG College Directors’ Cup standings is heating up as the Stanford Cardinal hold on to first overall with 1700.50 total points.

Stanford captured two team titles – women’s tennis and men’s golf – to secure first place overall heading into the final two weeks of the spring championship season. Michigan remains second but brings its point total to 1224.75 led by three recent top-10 performances. Virginia springs into the top-five with an incredible cluster of championship performances as the Cavaliers have tallied four top-10 performances including a national championship in men’s lacrosse. In fourth, Texas steers clear of USC in fifth by just 0.25, followed by the Big Ten Conference duo of Penn State (6th) and Ohio State (7th). Duke, led by a national championship in women’s golf, moves back into the top-10 in eighth, while the Florida Gators and North Carolina Tar Heels round out the top-10.

Click here to see a listing of the top-five institutions and their spring national championship finishes to date.

Women’s: Beach Volleyball (NC) – UCLA; Golf – Duke; Lacrosse – Maryland; Rowing – Washington; Tennis – Stanford;
Water Polo (NC) – Stanford
Men’s: Golf – Stanford; Lacrosse – Virginia; Tennis – Texas; Volleyball (NC) – Long Beach State
*NC = National Collegiate

At the conference level, the Big Ten and ACC lead all Division I conferences with three institutions each in the top-10.

The next Division I Learfield IMG College Directors’ Cup standings spring update will be published next Wednesday, June 12.

Please note the name change to the Learfield IMG College Directors’ Cup following the merger between Learfield and IMG College.

The Learfield IMG College 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.

Please note, standings published midseason are unofficial. Official standings will be published upon the completion of the winter season. Complete standings and the scoring structure can be found on NACDA’s website at In addition, please visit and follow us on Twitter @ldirectorscup.

About Learfield IMG College: Learfield IMG College unlocks the value of college sports for brands, fans and universities through the representation of collegiate institutions, conferences and arenas. As a fully integrated sports marketing and solutions platform, Learfield IMG College provides access to licensing and multimedia sponsorship management, including publishing, radio, digital and social media; fan engagement, ticket sales and professional concessions expertise; branding; campus-wide business and sponsorship development; and venue technology systems. The company has long had the privilege of being an advocate for intercollegiate athletics, and since 2008, has served as title sponsor of the acclaimed Directors’ Cup.

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