June 3, 2011

COLLEGE STATION, Texas - The Texas A&M athletics program is in 17th place in the first spring standings of the Division I Learfield Sports Directors' Cup standings which were released Friday.

The first spring standings include 161 points compiled by the Aggie women's golf seventh place finish at the NCAA Championships hosted by Texas A&M at Traditions Club. The ninth place finish for the men's tennis team and the 33rd place finish for the women's tennis team.

The latest standings included results from seven spring sports: women's golf, women's lacrosse, men's lacrosse, women's tennis, men's tennis, men's volleyball and women's water polo.

The Aggies received 72 points for women's golf, 64 points for men's tennis, and 25 points for women's tennis.

The highest overall finish in Texas A&M history in the Directors' Cup standings was 2009-10 with a 6th place finish last year.

The remaining Texas A&M sports with points to be determine include outdoor track and field where Texas A&M is the two-time defending national champion in both women's and men's outdoor track and field. The Texas A&M track and field squads are ranked No. 1 on the men's side and No. 2 on the women's side in the latest rankings and the NCAA Championships will be conducted in Des Moines, Iowa, June 8-11. The men's golf team just finished ninth at the NCAA Championships held in Stillwater, Oklahoma. The women's softball team reached the NCAA Super Regionals and the Aggie baseball team is hosting the NCAA College Station Regional beginning today.

The next spring standings update will be released on Friday, June 17.

Learfield Sports Directors' Cup Standings
(As of June 3, 2011)

TOP 25                                                                       
1.  Stanford          1387.50                                  
2.  Ohio State        1122.30                      
3.  North Carolina    1070.25          
4.  Duke              991.50            
5.  Penn State        889.05            
6.  California        873.00            
7.  Florida           857.75            
8.  Michigan          838.00            
9.  Virginia          828.50
10. Maryland          807.50            
11. Florida State     794.50            
12. Oklahoma          788.75                        
13. Notre Dame        787.00
14. UCLA              772.00
15. USC               720.75
16. Texas             703.00
17. TEXAS A&M         684.50
18. Minnesota         657.25
19. Wisconsin         641.25
20. Arizona           600.00
21. Tennessee         592.25
22. Georgia           574.00
23. LSU               563.05
24. Washington        556.30
25. Illinois          541.50

 

TEXAS A&M IN THE FINAL DIRECTORS' CUP STANDINGS:
2009-10    6th       1070.75
2008-09    13th      976.00
2007-08    12th      1031.00
2006-07    18th      881.00
2005-06    23rd      649.50
2004-05    26th      566.25
2003-04    16th      714.00
2002-03    28th      551.25
2001-02    37th      519.50
2000-01    26th      517.00
1999-00    27th      522.00
1998-99    T39th     230.00
1997-98    T38th     230.00
1996-97    30th      427.00
1995-96    20th      524.50
1994-95    37th      329.50
1993-94    24th      454.50