Army sets record for Director’s Cup finish

By Matt Faulkner Army Athletic Communications

 Army West Point Athletics is celebrating its highest finish in the Learfield IMG College Directors’ Cup standings following a great 2018-19 season for the Black Knights. Army finished in 75th place in the standings that feature 295 NCAA Division I schools that qualify for the cup. The Black Knights ended up with 395.5 total points. Army’s previous record was 80th place in 2004-05. The Black Knights jumped up from 106th in 2017-18.  Photo by Army Athletic Communications

Army West Point Athletics is celebrating its highest finish in the Learfield IMG College Directors’ Cup standings following a great 2018-19 season for the Black Knights.
The Learfield IMG College Directors’ Cup final standings were released on June 28. Stanford secured its 25th overall Learfield IMG College Directors’ Cup back on June 12 and finished 2018-19 with 1567.75 total points after the College World Series.
Army finished in 75th place in the standings that feature 295 NCAA Division I schools that qualify for the cup.
The Black Knights ended up with 395.5 total points. Army’s previous record was 80th place in 2004-05. The Black Knights jumped up from 106th in 2017-18.
The Black Knights claimed seven conference titles overall with six coming in the Patriot League. Men’s cross country, men’s indoor track and field, men’s golf, women’s tennis, men’s lacrosse and baseball all claimed Patriot League titles, while men’s rugby earned the Rugby East title in the fall of 2018.
The Learfield IMG College 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 finish in NCAA Championships.
Complete standings and the scoring structure can be found on NACDA’s website at www.directorscup.org.
In addition, visit www.thedirectorscup.com and follow us on Twitter @ldirectorscup.