Florida No. 4 in the latest LSDC standings
The University of Florida, is currently fourth in the Division I Learfield Sports Directors Cup standings with 999.50 points. It was the Lady Gator's teams that kept Florida in the running following a third place finish in womens tennis, a fifth place finish in womens lacrosse, a ninth place finish in mens tennis and an 18th place finish in womens golf.
Stanfordcontinues its lead for the after the first spring standings have been released. The Cardinal lead with 1509.50 total points after winning the national championship in womens water polo and placing second in mens volleyball, third in womens tennis, 17th in womens lacrosse, 18th in womens golf and 33rd in mens tennis.
Dukemoves from 10th in the final winter standings into second with 1024.50 points as a result of winning the national championship in both womens golf and mens lacrosse. Duke also finished fifth in both womens lacrosse and womens tennis and 17th in mens tennis.Penn Stateis close behind in third place with 1024.25 points. The Nittany Lions finished third in mens volleyball and 17th in both mens tennis and womens lacrosse.
As we said the Gators are fourth and rounding out the top five isNotre Damewith 989.75 points. The Fighting Irish finished second in mens lacrosse, ninth in mens & womens tennis and womens lacrosse and also scored in womens golf.
TheAtlantic Coast Conferencehas four institutions ranked in the top 10. Duke is second, Notre Dame is fifth, North Carolina is sixth and Virginia is seventh. Seven spring Division I championships have been completed with the following institutions capturing titles:womens golfDuke;womens lacrosseMaryland;mens lacrosseDuke;womens tennisUCLA;mens tennisUSC;mens volleyballLoyola Chicago;womens water poloStanford.
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 institutions finish in up to 20 sports ten womens and ten mens.
The next Division I spring standings will be released Tuesday, June 10.