Blugolds Finish 22nd in Learfield Sports Directors' Cup Competition
CLEVELAND, Ohio (Blugolds.com) - The UW-Eau Claire athletics program took 22nd place overall out of more than 430 institutions in NCAA Division III this season in the Learfield Sports Directors' Cup, the National Association of Collegiate Directors of Athletics (NACDA) announced today.
The men’s indoor track & field team earned the most points (90) after taking second at the NCAA Championship in March. A complete list of this year's point totals can be found below.
Williams College (Mass.) won the competition this season with 1,225.25 points, its 17th title in the past 19 years. Around the Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (WIAC), UW-Whitewater led the nine schools with a second-place finish while a total of five institutions finished 33rd or better.
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 18 sports -- nine women's and nine men's.
Complete standings and the scoring structure can be found on NACDA's website at www.directorscup.org. In addition, the Directors' Cup can be found by visiting www.thedirectorscup.com, Facebook at facebook.com/lsdirectorscup or Twitter @lsdirectorscup.