Final Director's Cup Results Announced
The final Learfield Sports Director's Cup standings were announced today and the Washington athletic department finished 11th overall among the 271 Division I institutions that scored.
The UW's 1,010.25 total points is the highest for the Husky athletics program since the award begin in 1993-94 and the 11th-place finish tied for the second-best ever. The UW finished eighth in 1997-98 and 2003-04 and 11th in 1996-97.
The Huskies finished just 5.55 points behind 10th-place Ohio State, 18.75 behind 9th-place LSU and 48.75 behind 8th-place Virginia. Virginia and LSU each finished strong by advancing to the NCAA College World Series with the Tigers earning the full 100 points by winning the national title.
A total of 19 of Washington's 23 varsity sports participated in post-season competition. Cross Country and Softball won NCAA national titles, while men's rowing won the IRA national championship.
Showing the might of the league, six of the top-20 schools in the final Director's Cup standings were in the Pac-10.
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