Stanford takes slim lead in Directors’ Cup standings

May 30, 2013, 8:50 p.m.

In the latest release of the Learfield Sports Directors’ Cup standings, the Cardinal retook the top spot by finishing first in women’s tennis, second in women’s water polo, ninth in women’s lacrosse, 13th in women’s golf and 33rd in men’s tennis during the spring season.

Stanford, which is seeking its 19th consecutive Directors’ Cup, currently has 1233.00 total points, followed by Michigan (1003.25), Penn State (1001.25) North Carolina (991.00) and Florida (983.50).

Men’s golf, women’s rowing, softball, track and field and baseball are the only sports in which the results have not yet been finalized. The Cardinal’s season has ended in men’s golf, softball and track and field, but is still competing in women’s rowing and track and field.

Michigan and Florida have both advanced to the final eight of the softball national tournament while North Carolina is currently ranked No. 1 in baseball.

Point totals will be next released on June 14. The final results will be announced on June 30.

Contact Jana Persky at jpersky ‘at’

Jana Persky is the president and editor in chief of Volume 246 of The Stanford Daily. She previously worked as a sports desk editor, news desk editor and managing editor of staff development at The Daily, and is majoring in Public Policy. Jana is a junior from New Canaan, Connecticut, who doesn't want to tell her mom and dad she likes the West Coast better. To contact her, please email [email protected]

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