Army Sets Record for Directors' Cup Finish
Army West Point Athletics is celebrating its highest finish in the Learfield IMG College Directors' Cup standings following a great 2018-19 season for the Black Knights. The Learfield IMG College Directors' Cup final standings were release on Friday, June 28. Stanford secured its 25th overall Learfield IMG College Directors' Cup back on June 12 and finished 2018-19 with 1567.75 total points after the College World Series.
Army finished in 75th place in the standings that feature 295 NCAA Division I schools that qualify for the cup. The Black Knights ended up with 395.5 total points. Army's previous record was 80th place in 2004-05. The Black Knights jumped up from 106th in 207-18. The Black Knights claimed seven conference titles overall with six coming in the Patriot League. Men's cross country, men's indoor track and field, men's golf, women's tennis, men's lacrosse and baseball all claim Patriot League titles, while men's rugby earned the Rugby East title in the fall of 2018. The Learfield IMG College Directors' Cup was developed as a joint effort between the National Association of Collegiate Directors of Athletics (NACDA) and USA Today. Points are awarded based on each institution's finish in NCAA Championships. Read more.