Unprecedented fourth place ranking in Learfield Directors’ Cup

Unprecedented fourth place ranking in Learfield Directors’ Cup

CLEVELAND, Ohio – Claremont-Mudd-Scripps ended the 2016-17 academic year with the program-high mark of fourth in the NCAA Division III Learfield Directors' Cup.

CMS has risen in standing in each year since 2008-09. In the 22 years of the Directors' Cup rankings, the Stags and Athenas have placed in the top-60 on 20 occasions, and this year marks the first time breaking into the top-5. Last year, CMS broke records with a top-10 finish and now reached new heights at fourth place.

The Learfield Directors' Cup standings are based on the accrual of points for teams that participated in NCAA Championships. CMS earned 895.00 points from the successes of these programs: women's golf (8th - 66), men's golf (12th – 63.75), women's lacrosse (17th – 50), women's tennis (3rd – 83), men's tennis (2nd – 90), women's track & field (8th – 69.75), men's track & field (25th – 48.5), women's basketball (17th – 50), men's basketball (17th – 50), women's swim & dive (21st – 52.5), men's swim & dive (14th – 61.5), women's cross country (15th – 60), men's cross country (5th – 75), women's soccer (17th – 50), and women's volleyball (33rd – 25).

Directors' Cup Official Release

By Emily Nordhoff
Sports Information Director

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