Courtesy: Duke Sports Information Release: 06/19/2014
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DURHAM, N.C. -- Duke Athletics currently ranks seventh in the latest Learfield Sports Directors' Cup Standings, released Thursday by the National Association of Collegiate Directors of Athletics. Duke has secured 1,051.00 total points and is among five ACC schools ranked in the top 15, joining Notre Dame (3rd), Virginia (8th), Florida State (12th) and North Carolina (14th). Stanford leads the overall rankings with 1,481.00 points.
On the year, the Blue Devils have earned points in men’s basketball (25), women’s basketball (50), women’s cross country (28), fencing (60), field hockey (90), football (52), men’s indoor track and field (53.5), men’s lacrosse (100), men’s swimming and diving (53), men’s tennis (50), women’s golf (100), women’s lacrosse (70), women’s soccer (73), women’s swimming and diving (22), women’s tennis (73), women’s indoor track and field (30.5), women’s outdoor track and field (48.5), volleyball (50) and wrestling (44.5).
The final Division I spring standings will be released June 26.
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 national finish in up to 20 sports -- 10 women’s and 10 men’s.