CLEVELAND, OHIO – The final Learfield Directors’ Cup standings were released Thursday (June 8) morning, with six Conference Carolinas schools appearing on the final list.
Limestone College led the six Conference Carolinas schools in the Directors' Cup, finishing 23rd with 480.75 points. University of Mount Olive just missed cracking the top 100, earning 198.5 points to finish 110th in the Cup.
Pfeiffer University posted 139 points to finish 141st. North Greenville University finished 147th with 133 points, while Barton College ended the year 149th with 129 points. Rounding out the rankings was King University in 164th with 107 points.
The Learfield Directors' Cup was developed as a joint effort between the National Association of Collegiate Directors of Athletics (NACDA) and USA Today. Points are awarded based on each institution's finish in NCAA Championships.
About Learfield: An industry leader for more than four decades, Learfield has a deep presence in the college athletics landscape nationwide. It manages the multimedia and sponsorship rights for more than 120 collegiate institutions, conferences and arenas, and supports athletics departments at all competitive levels as title sponsor of the prestigious Learfield Directors' Cup. Learfield also provides its collegiate partners access to professional concessions and ticket sales; branding, licensing and trademark consulting; digital and social platform expertise; campus-wide business and sponsorship development; and venue and technology systems through its affiliated companies.
Conference Carolinas is a NCAA Division II athletics conference made up of 11 teams from Georgia, North Carolina, South Carolina and Tennessee. These institutions consist of: Barton College, Belmont Abbey College, Converse College, Emmanuel College, Erskine College, King University, Lees-McRae College, Limestone College, University of Mount Olive, North Greenville University, and Southern Wesleyan University. Emmanuel College is currently completing the NCAA Membership Process and will be fully competing in league championships in the near future.