GVSU maintains lead in LSDC standings

| 3/23/14 9:17pm

Eight-time champion Grand Valley State University improved its lead in the Division II Learfield Sports Directors’ Cup standings after a strong overall finish in the winter season.

GVSU raced out to a big lead in the fall with 437 points after a pair of national titles in women’s soccer and women’s cross country, and added to its lead with 281 winter points.

The Laker indoor track and field teams chipped in with 153.5 points with top-six national finishes, while both the men’s and women’s swimming and diving teams placed 10th nationally to contribute with 127.5 points.

GVSU (718 points) now boasts a commanding lead over Adams State University (425) and Shippensburg University (397). Ashland University (395) currently ranks fourth.

Points are awarded based on each institution’s finish is up to 14 sports – seven women’s and seven men’s.

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