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:
|T3.||Men's Ice Hockey||83|
|5.||Women's Cross Country||75|
|10.||Men's Cross Country||67.5|
|T14.||Women's Outdoor Track & Field||60|
|19.||Women's Swimming & Diving||55|
|26.||Men's Indoor Track & Field||46.5|
|51.||Women's Indoor Track & Field||19.5|
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