Six teams from the Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SCIAC) rank in the final Fall standings of the 2019-20 Division III Learfield Director's Cup as recently announced by the National Association of Collegiate Directors of Athletics (NACDA).
Claremont-Mudd-Scripps (CMS) leads the SCIAC with 305.50 points and is slotted in fifth place following a terrific fall season. CMS secured SCIAC regular season titles in men's soccer, and women's volleyball, and a conference championships in men's and women's cross country. The Stags earned 73.5 points in men's cross country finishing sixth overall, while the Athenas locked up 54 points and 20th place overall. In soccer, the Stags won the SCIAC Postseason Tournament title and earned 64 points, while the CMS women's soccer team earned an at-large bid to the NCAA Division III Tournament and finished with 64 points. Both teams finished ninth overall. In women's volleyball, the Athenas won the SCIAC Tournament crown and earned 50 points and placed 17th overall.
Sixth-Street rival Pomona-Pitzer ranked second among SCIAC schools and gave the conference its second team ranked in the top 10 as the Sagehens finished the Fall in ninth with 247.5 points. The Sagehens also posted an amazing Fall season as the men's cross country team powered to a national championship and 100 points following a runner-up finish at the SCIAC Championships. Pomona-Pitzer women's soccer also provided an abundance of points as the Sagehens locked in a SCIAC Postseason Tournament title before advancing to the NCAA Final Four en route to 83 points in the Learfield Cup standings. The women's cross country team also chipped in 64.5 points and a 12th place finish.
Redlands was next in the standings finishing 60th overall and posting 80 points. The Bulldogs' football team finished second during the SCIAC regular season and notched an at-large bid to the NCAA Tournament and secured 50 points, finishing the 17th overall. Redlands' women's cross country team also contributed 30 points with a 33rd overall finsh.
Occidental secured 62 points and finished 87th in the Fall cup standings following outstanding efforts in both men's and women's cross country. The Tigers' men's cross country team earned 32 points while the women's squad earned 30 - both finishing 33rd overall.
Chapman came in 91st overall with 53 points, behind a SCIAC championship showing from the Panthers' football team. Chapman earned a first round win in the NCAA Tournament and placed ninth overall.
California Lutheran rounded out the SCIAC institutions in the final Fall Learfield Cup Standings as the Regals' women's soccer team finished as the runner-up in the SCIAC Tournament and secured an at-large bid to the NCAA Tournament. Cal Lutheran finished with 50 points and placed 17th overall.