St. Lawrence Cracks Top Ten in Learfield Cup Standings
St. Lawrence University's athletic program ranks eighth in the second fall listing of the Learfield Sports Director's Cup Standings for NCAA Division III teams. The eighth-place ranking is the highest ever attained by the Saint program since the inception of the annual competition in 1995-96.
The rankings are based on finishes in NCAA championship competition. A total of 171 NCAA Division III institutions have qualified for the fall listing which is headed by Washington University (MO).
St. Lawrence earned 194.5 points for eighth place finishes by both the men's and women's cross country teams and for the men's soccer team reaching the round of 16 in fall NCAA championships. The Saints lead three Liberty league teams which earned top-20 finishes in the fall with Hobart/William Smith ranked 12th and Skidmore ranked 16th.
The previous high ranking for St. Lawrence was 14th in the 2010 fall standings.