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Bombers Finish 21st in National Directors' Cup Standings

Ithaca College finished in 21st place in the final standings for the Sports Academy Directors' Cup standings. The standings for the Sports Academy Directorsí Cup (formerly known as the Sears Cup) are determined by a schoolís finish in NCAA playoff competition in selected sports.

Ithaca, who placed 14th in last year's standings, is one of nine schools to have placed in the top 30 in each of the award's first 12 years (along with Amherst, Calvin, Cortland, Emory, Middlebury, College of New Jersey, Williams and Wisconsin-La Crosse).

Ithaca College Directorís Cup Results
Year Place
1995-96 16th
1996-97 6th
1997-98 18th
1998-99 17th
1999-2000 21st
2000-01 5th
2001-02 2nd
2002-03 9th
2003-04 11th
2004-05 14th
2005-06 26th
2006-07 21st


Ithaca finished with 495.75 points, trailing 20th-place Hope by 6.25 points. Williams, who has won 11 of the 12 Directors' Cups, finished first. Ithaca received points for post-season appearances in baseball, womenís basketball, womenís crew, women's cross country, menís lacrosse, women's soccer, softball, womenís swimming & diving, menís tennis, womenís tennis and wrestling.

2006-07 Directorsí Cup Final Standings

No. School Points
1. Williams (Mass.) 1,137.50
2. Middlebury (Vt.) 1,064.50
3. Cortland (N.Y.) 892.750
4. Amherst (Mass.) 887.250
5. Washington (Mo.) 845.000
6. College of New Jersey 793.000
7. Wisconsin-La Crosse 718.750
8. Calvin (Mich.) 713.000
9. Emory (Ga.) 694.500
10. Johns Hopkins (Md.) 686.250
11. Gustavus Adolphus (Minn.) 633.500
12. Wisconsin-Oshkosh 601.000
13. Wisconsin-Stevens Point 598.000
14. New York University 578.000
15. De Pauw (Ind.) 547.000
16. Tufts (Mass.) 545.250
17. Luther (Iowa) 526.000
18. Wisconsin-Eau Claire 525.000
19. Keene State (N.H) 501.500
20. Hope (Mich.) 501.00
21. ITHACA (N.Y.) 495.750
22. St. John's (Minn.) 467.000
23. Messiah (Pa.) 466.500
24. Wartburg (Iowa) 454.250
25. UC-Santa Cruz 445.500




Originally published in Intercom: Bombers Finish 21st in National Directors' Cup Standings.