CLEVELAND – As all fall NAIA championships have been competed and the season comes to a close, the final fall standings for the Learfield Sports Directors’ Cup have been announced. Five KCAC members were listed in the top 80 of the Directors’ Cup standings, which were released Thursday, December 20 by the National Association of Collegiate Directors of Athletics (NACDA).
The final fall NAIA standings have Southern Oregon in first with 286.00 points, Rocky Mountain in second with 258.00 points, Columbia (MO) in third with 243.00 points, in fourth is Embry-Riddle (AZ) with 236.00 points and Madonna rounds out the top five with 234.50 points.
|KCAC Member Institution||Points||Rank|
|Kansas Wesleyan University||133.00||28|
|University of Saint Mary||124.00||29|
|Oklahoma Wesleyan University||70.00||57|
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 NAIA Championships.
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.
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