June 14, 2012
For Immediate Release
Fort Wayne, Ind. – Indiana Tech climbed three spots since the first spring standings of the 2011-12 NAIA Learfield Sports Directors’ Cup and finished the year ranked 22nd announced by the National Association of Collegiate Directors of America (NACDA) on Wednesday, June 13.
The Warrior track and field teams put together outstanding performances at the NAIA Outdoor National Championships with the men placing 5th and the women coming in 9th to earn Indiana Tech 144 points while the baseball team garnered the Warriors 50 additional points for a total of 194.00 this spring.
Combined with the 37.50 points earned during the fall and 208.50 during the winter, Tech totaled 440.00 points in 2011-12.
Indiana Tech is one of four Wolverine-Hoosier Athletic Conference (WHAC) members that finished the academic year ranked in the Top 50, and is the only one represented in the Top 25 of the standings.
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 12 sports -- six women’s and six men’s.
To see the full NAIA Learfield Sports Directors’ Cup Standings visit http://thedirectorscup.com/2012/06/azusa-pacific-claims-top-spot-in-directors-cup-standing/
For more information on Indiana Tech athletics please call the Athletic Office at 260-422-5561 ext. 2262 or visit our website at http://www.indianatech.edu/athletics