May 30, 2013
For Immediate Release
Fort Wayne, Ind. – Indiana Tech was ranked 21st through the first spring standings of the 2012-13 NAIA Learfield Sports Directors’ Cup announced by the National Association of Collegiate Directors of America (NACDA) on Thursday.
The Warriors, who had 232.75 points after heading into the spring season, nearly doubled their point total for the year after the track & field teams captured the first two national championships in school history at the 2013 NAIA Outdoor Track & Field National Championships.
The first place finishes by the men’s and women’s outdoor track & field teams garnered the Warriors 100 points apiece, giving Tech a total of 200 for the spring.
Indiana Tech is one of only two Wolverine-Hoosier Athletic Conference (WHAC) members represented in the top-25 of the standings. Aquinas College ranks 17th with 454 points while the Warriors follow with 432.75.
Oklahoma Baptist University is at the top of the overall standings with 961 points. Lindsey Wilson College is currently second overall with 760.5 and Olivet Nazarene University rounds out the top-3 with 718.5.
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.
The final spring NAIA Learfield Sports Directors’ Cup standings will be released on June 14.
To see the full NAIA Learfield Sports Directors’ Cup Standings click here
For more information on Indiana Tech athletics please call the Athletic Office at 260-422-5561 ext. 2492 or visit our website at http://www.indianatech.edu/athletics
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