UConn Tied For 21st In “Learfield Cup” Standings

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(Photo Credit:  Jenneen Lee/WTIC Photo)

(Photo Credit: Jenneen Lee/WTIC Photo)

The University of Connecticut is tied for 21st place in a multi-sport ranking by the National Association of Collegiate Directors of Athletics and the newspaper USA Today.  The final standings  in the “Learfield Sports Directors Cup” Division 1 fall standings will be released Jan. 9.

A statement from UConn says the NCAA national championship in field hockey and a quarter-final appearance in men’s soccer helped push Connecticut into a points tie with Florida, Maryland and USC.  The rankings take into account ten men’s and ten women’s sports.

The Huskies are top-ranked in the American Athletic Conference,

Stanford leads the standings followed by Virginia, Penn State, Michigan State and North Carolina.

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