Ithaca, NY – The National Association of Collegiate Directors of Athletics released the final winter standings of the Learfield Directors’ Cup on March 31. Ithaca College moved up to 14th place out of 270 ranked schools. Ithaca now has 478.75 points from two seasons of competition.
The Directors’ Cup points are awarded on the basis of each institution’s completion of 18 sports in the NCAA post – season competition, counting nine women’s sports and nine men’s sports. Throughout the fall-winter seasons, Ithaca qualified for points in 10 of the six women’s and four men’s sports.
Ithaca finished 44th in women’s soccer and women’s volleyball with 25 points each.
Winter Sports performed well, competing in six of IC’s seven qualifying sports NCAA postseason competitions, scoring 364.25 points. After the third place, the women’s track & field took the lead with 85 points, while the men’s track & field contributed 71.25 points with the sixth place. She finished 18th in the men’s and women’s swimming & diving events at the NCAA Championships with 56 points. She scored 50 points in women’s basketball and 46 points in wrestling.
During the winter, four Itachi student-athletes claimed individual national championships – Jalen Leonard-Osborne, They are low, Meghan Matheny And Jack Wadsworth. A total of 16 All-American demonstrations were racked up by the bombers.
The college’s 364.25 points for the winter season ranked second among Division III schools, with Ithaca trailing Johns Hopkins University by 384.5 points and 855.5 points overall.
Ithaca ranks second in New York schools, behind only Suni Genesio, who is 11th overall. The bombers are at the forefront of Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute 43, the next Liberty League affiliate.
Since the creation of the Learfield Directors’ Cup in 1995-96, Ithaca College has been one of only six institutions in the top 30 each year. Amherst College, Calvin University, Emory University, Middlebury College, Williams College.