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NCAA Division III Learfield IMG College Directors’ Cup Standings

CLEVELAND (Dec. 12, 2019) – For the second straight week, Johns Hopkins sits atop the second set of Division III Learfield IMG College Directors’ Cup standings. A pair of national championships in both women’s cross country and volleyball catapulted the Blue Jays to 481.00 total points overall.

In the most recent national championships, Johns Hopkins finished 5th in women’s soccer and 17th on the men’s side. Tufts, who was 8th overall in the first set of standings, jumps to 2nd overall after taking home the men’s soccer title and finished 9th overall on the women’s side. Chicago was 9th and 17th overall in the women’s and men’s soccer tournament, respectively. Finishing 9th in both the men’s and women’s soccer championships, Claremont-Mudd-Scripps is in 4th overall with 305.50 total points. Rounding out the top-five is Middlebury with 17th place showings in men’s and women’s soccer.

Click HERE to see a listing of the top-five institutions and their fall national championship finishes.

Women’s: Cross Country – Johns Hopkins; Field Hockey – Middlebury; Volleyball – Johns Hopkins; Soccer – Messiah
Men’s: Cross Country – Pomona-Pitzer; Soccer – Tufts

The UAA leads all of Division III conferences with four institutions in the top-15 – Chicago, Washington-St. Louis (6th), Emory (12th) and Carnegie Mellon (15th).

The final 2019-20 fall Division III Learfield IMG College Directors’ Cup standings will be published on Tuesday, December 24. Overall in Division III, you must count the following four sports – men’s basketball and soccer, women’s basketball and soccer – along with the next highest 14 (max.) sports scored for each institution, regardless of gender.

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. Final official standings will be published upon the completion of the spring 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 and fans through an omnichannel platform. The company’s extensive content and commerce solutions create ultimate opportunities for fan engagement. The Learfield IMG College suite of services includes licensing and multimedia sponsorship management; publishing, audio, digital and social media; ticket sales and professional concessions expertise; branding; campus-wide business and sponsorship development; and venue technology systems. Headquartered in Plano, Texas, the company has long had the privilege of being an advocate for intercollegiate athletics and the student-athlete experience. Since 2008, it has served as title sponsor for the acclaimed Learfield IMG College Directors’ Cup, supporting athletic departments across all divisions. 

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