Salisbury earns school-record 683.75 points in Learfield Sports Directors' Cup standings; finishes 12th
CLEVELAND – Salisbury University scored a school-record 683.75 points to finish the 2012-13 academic year 12th in the final Learfield Sports Directors’ Cup standings, announced on Thursday by the National Association of Collegiate Directors of Athletics (NACDA).
Salisbury earned 437.25 points in the spring to go along with 179 in the fall and 67.5 in the winter.
Salisbury scored in six spring sports and won the women’s lacrosse NCAA championship to garner 100 points. The Sea Gulls also scored 83 points each in men’s lacrosse and softball, 64 in baseball, 62 in men’s track & field and 45 in women’s track & field.
Williams College won the cup, which has been awarded for 18 years, for the 16th time, scoring 1273.75 total points. The Ephs captured national championships in women’s rowing and women’s tennis this season.
The Learfield Sports Directors’ Cup was developed by NACDA and USA Today. Points are awarded based on each institution’s NCAA championship finish in up to 18 sports, nine men’s and nine women’s. The complete scoring structure can be found by clicking here.
Click here for the complete final 2012-13 Learfield Sports Directors’ Cup standings.