June 14, 2013
For Immediate Release
NAIA Learfield Sports Directors' Cup Final Standings
Fort Wayne, Ind. – Indiana Tech added to its already incredibly successful year on Thursday when the National Association of Collegiate Directors of Athletics (NACDA) released the final standings of the 2012-13 NAIA Learfield Sports Directors’ Cup. The Warriors, who were ranked 21st after the first spring standings, rose five spots to No. 16, the highest finish in school history.
It was the second consecutive top-25 finish for the Warriors who racked up 485.75 points, topping last year’s total of 440.00 that garnered a 22nd place finish.
Oklahoma Baptist University claimed its first NAIA Learfield Sports Directors’ Cup after compiling 964.00 points, scoring in 14 sports and winning four national titles.
Tech captured two national championships, the first two in school history, and scored in six sports. In addition to the 232.75 points earned by the men’s and women’s indoor track & field teams and the wrestling team during the winter season, the men’s and women’s outdoor track & field teams claimed 100 points apiece for their national titles while baseball collected 53 more to vault the Warriors up the standings.
The Warriors also had the best finish among Wolverine-Hoosier Athletic Conference members after passing Aquinas College who ended at No. 19. Two other WHAC schools joined Tech and Aquinas in the top-50. Davenport University came in at No. 34 and Cornerstone University at No. 38.
The Learfield Sports Directors’ Cup was developed as a joint effort between the 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 official NACDA release click here
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