Virginia in top 15 at 2022 Learfield Directors’ Cup
Winners have been announced for the 2021-2022 Learfield Directors’ Cup, which is awarded to the colleges and universities with the greatest achievement in all varsity sports. The University of Texas won the Division I Directors’ Cup, while Grand Valley State University and Tufts University took home the Directors’ Cup for Divisions II and III, respectively.
Virginia is currently ranked 11th in the team standings, which is ongoing as the college baseball season concludes with the College World Series this week. Both Texas and Stanford, who hold the top two spots in the Learfield standings, still have baseball teams competing in the College World Series, but there aren’t enough points at stake to allow the Cardinal to beat the Longhorns for to overtake first place.
UVA will also receive some points for finishing its baseball team that fell in the regional round of the NCAA tournament, but the Cavaliers currently have 905.00 total points for each of its sports teams:
women golf: 15th place, 50 points
men’s golf: 31st place, 39.5 points
Lacrosse for women: 9th place, 53 points
Men’s Lacrosse: 5th place, 70 points
women rowing: 9th place, 63 points
women’s tennis: 5th place, 73 points
men’s tennis: 1st place, 100 points
Athletics for women: 41st place, 31.5 points
Men’s Athletics: 16th place, 57.75 points
Swimming and diving for women: 1st place, 100 points
Swimming & Diving for men: 10th place, 67.5 points
Indoor track and field for women: 47th place, 25.5 points
Indoor track and field for men: 60th place, 13.5 points
wrestling: 30th place, 43.5 points
field hockey: 9th place, 53 points
Soccer: 5 points
women soccer: 9th place, 64 points
UVA is the third-highest team in the ACC behind Notre Dame (9th) and North Carolina (6th).
Virginia won two NCAA national championships in women’s swimming and diving and men’s tennis in 2021-2022. The Cavaliers also finished in the top 10 in women’s lacrosse, men’s lacrosse, women’s rowing, women’s tennis, men’s swimming and diving, field hockey, and women’s soccer.