Trinity posts SCAC-best 34th place finish in Learfield Sports Directors' Cup standings

CLEVELAND, Ohio - Trinity University posted a league-best 34th place finish in the final 2011-12 Learfield Sports Directors' Cup standings. Complete NACDA Release

Trinity amassed 422 points in the standings, based on NCAA postseason competition, while Birmingham-Southern College totaled 347.25 points to place second among SCAC schools - 45th overall. Centre College finished with 308 points for a 55th place finish.

Middlebury College won its first-ever all-sports cup with 1,040.75 points. The Directors' Cup program is administered by the National Association of Collegiate Directors of Athletics (NACDA).

Other SCAC schools in the final rankings include Colorado College (157.00 points - 126th), Oglethorpe University (125 points - tied for 151st), Sewanee-The University of the South (69.50 points - 215th), Rhodes College (40 points - 265th), Southwestern University (25 points - tied for 272nd) and Hendrix College (5 points - tied for 317th).

The 2011-12 athletics season marks the fourth year that Learfield Sports has served as title partner of the Learfield Sports Directors' Cup. A preeminent leader in the collegiate sports marketplace for nearly 40 years, Learfield Sports manages the multimedia and sponsorship rights for more than 50 collegiate institutions, conferences and associations.