March 22, 2007
CLEVELAND (SMU) - SMU is the top-ranked Conference USA school in the first winter 2006-07 U.S. Sports Academy Directors' Cup Division I standings, NACDA announced today. SMU has been ranked as the top school in its conference for nine straight years in the Director's Cup standings.
Placing 41st nationally, SMU ranks third among Texas schools, trailing only Texas (4th) and Texas A&M (26th). Among C-USA schools, Houston ranks second to SMU in 97th place. The Mustangs have tallied 239 total points so far this season based on the showings of its men's and women's soccer teams, men's and women's swim teams and its indoor track & field squad.
For complete standings, click here.
The Sports Academy Directors' Cup was developed as a joint effort between the National Association of Collegiate Directors of Athletics (NACDA) and USA Today. The United States Sports Academy, based in Daphne, Alabama, is the program's sponsor. Points are awarded based on each institution's finish in up to 20 sports - 10 women's and 10 men's. Final standings will be published upon the completion of the spring season.