Geneseo Finishes 20th In Directors' Cup Rankings

2018-19 LEARFIELD SPORTS DIRECTOR'S CUP STANDINGS (.PDF)

GENESEO, N.Y. – SUNY Geneseo finished 20th in the 2018-19 Learfield Sports Directors' Cup standings, which measure the overall excellence of the 450 NCAA Division III intercollegiate athletic programs in the nation. 

Geneseo compiled 545.50 points to place in the top four percent and among the top-20 for the fourth-consecutive year.

Geneseo finished second among New York institutions, finishing behind Ithaca, (19th, 554) but ahead of NYU (34th, 452), Rochester (43rd, 392.5) RPI (45th, 377) and RIT (46th, 368.5) in the top-50. The Knights were also the top team from the SUNYAC, followed by Cortland in 57th (313).

Only three New York institutions (Geneseo, Cortland, Ithaca) have ever finished in the top-15 of the Director's Cup.

Geneseo teams won 10 SUNYAC Championships and either qualified for their respective NCAA Tournament or scored points in 10 NCAA Championship events:

FINISH SPORT POINTS
T3. Men's Ice Hockey 83
5.  Women's Cross Country 75
T9.  Softball 64
10. Men's Cross Country 67.5
T14. Women's Outdoor Track & Field 60 
T17. Women's Basketball 50
19. Women's Swimming & Diving 55 
26. Men's Indoor Track & Field 46.5
T33. Women's Soccer 25
51. Women's Indoor Track & Field 19.5
TOTAL   545.50

 
Points are awarded based on an institution's NCAA Tournament (teams sports) or NCAA Championship (individual sports) finish among 30 qualifying sports. For a complete scoring structure, visit NACDA.com

Williams (Mass.) won its seventh-straight and 22nd overall title with 1,117 points, followed by Johns Hopkins (Md.) with 1,083.75 points. Washington-St. Louis (1,032.75), Middlebury (941.75) and Emory (921.50) rounded out the top-five of 338 scoring institutions.

Geneseo In The Learfield Sports Directors' Cup

Year Finish Points
2018-19 20th 545.50
2017-18 11th 710.5
2016-17 13th 655.5
2015-16 16th 611
2014-15 32nd 440.5
2013-14 39th 392.5
2012-13 40th 373.5
2011-12 54th 309.5
2010-11 39th 370.67
2009-10 45th 330.75
2008-09 65th 251.5
2007-08 75th 255
2006-07 47th 341
2005-06 46th 280.75
2004-05 26th 348
2003-04 64th 211.5
2002-03 89th 161.25
2001-02 T74th 188.5
2000-01 83rd 164
1999-00 T212th 38
1998-99 T114th 50
1997-98 T94th 70
1996-97 64th 176
1995-96 T43rd 227.5