Stanford Wins 13th Straight Directors’ Cup for Best Athletic Program in the Nation

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From GoStanford.com:

Cleveland, Ohio – Stanford has continued its record win streak in the U.S. Sports Academy Directors’ Cup competition by securing its 13th consecutive award at the Division I level. The honor is presented annually by NACDA and the United States Sports Academy to the program that wins the nation’s only all-sports competition in intercollegiate athletics in the country.
National championships in women’s cross country and men’s golf led Stanford to the honor. Stanford also had runner-up finishes in men’s swimming and diving, women’s volleyball and women’s water polo. A total of 15 Stanford teams contributed Top 10 national finishes, while Stanford scored in 18 of 20 sports allowed in the standings.
Stanford has scored 1345.50 points through June 12 with the final point totals for all schools scheduled and final standings to be released June 28 following the conclusion of the 2007 NCAA Division I College Baseball World Series. The Cardinal currently has a commanding 296.50 point lead over second place UCLA (1049.00).

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One Response to “Stanford Wins 13th Straight Directors’ Cup for Best Athletic Program in the Nation”

  1. huey says:

    Bob Bowlsby, Stanford AD:
    “I don’t think you can have a uniquely successful athletics program without also being successful in football and men’s basketball and women’s basketball and volleyball, baseball here. You have to have your flagship programs be successful. It’s wonderful to win the Director’s Cup, and I hope we continue to win it every year. But I don’t think you can proclaim us to be a highly successful program until we are winning in the flagship sports as well.”
    http://findarticles.com/p/articles/mi_qn4176/is_20061102/ai_n16832360

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