Duhawks #18 in latest Learfield Sports Directorsí Cup standings
Mon, Dec. 10, 2012 - [Loras]

The Loras College Duhawks are 18th with 180 points in the latest Learfield Sports Director's Cup standings. The point total reflects championships held prior to the December 6 release, the second of the 2012-13 academic year. 


Loras amassed their points this fall with strong season from their men's and women's soccer teams, as well as their men's cross country squad. The men's cross country team, ranked by the USTFCCCA throughout much of the 2012 season, earned 33 points. By reaching the round of 16, the women's soccer team (19-5) split the ‘ninth place' points for a total of 64. As a semifinalist in the men's soccer tournament, the Duhawks earned 83 points from their 23-2-1.


Loras is the highest ranked Iowa Conference school at this point in the year and among the top five percent of the over 400 NCAA Division III departments eligible. Points are awarded based on each institution's finish in up to 18 sports – nine men's and nine women's.


View the full rankings HERE