UConn Tied For 21st In “Learfield Cup” Standings
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.