Directors Cup – Six-time winner GV tops Winter rankings
Grand Valley State University is off to a good start to another NCAA Division II national all-sports trophy.
The Lakers lead the Learfield Sports Directors’ Cup standings following the completion of the fall sports season.
In standings announced Wednesday, GVSU earned 380 points — well ahead of the nearest competitor. The Lakers are seeking their seventh consecutive Directors’ Cup trophy.
Minnesota-Duluth is second with 239 points, while Carson-Newman, Tenn., (231), California, Pa., (229) and West Texas A&M (216) round out the top five.
Grand Valley finished in the top 10 in four of the five championships it qualified for — women’s soccer, first; football and women’s cross country, second; and men’s cross country, fifth. They also finished 33rd in women’s volleyball.