All nine teams from the Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SCIAC) rank in the final overall standings of the 2017-18 Division III Learfield Director's Cup as recently announced by the National Association of Collegiate Directors of Athletics (NACDA).
Claremont-Mudd-Scripps (CMS) led the SCIAC with 939.50 points and tabbed a sensational finish of third place following a terrific spring season. CMS picked up 522.00 points in the spring, highlighted by a national title in women's golf (100 points), and a national crown in women's tennis (100 points) - a first for both programs. The women's track & field team also picked up a SCIAC championship and 80 points behind a fourth place finish, while the Athenas' women's lacrosse and softball teams each contributed 50 points with 17th place finishes on the strength of conference postseason tournament championships. The Stags' SCIAC championship men's golf team also secured 69 points and placed ninth overall.
Pomona-Pitzer is ranked second among SCIAC schools with 425.00 total points with 187.00 points coming in the spring season, and placed 40th overall. The Sagehens finished ninth in women's tennis to pick up 64 points, while the women's track & field team placed 21st overall with 52.50 points. The Pomona-Pitzer men's track & field team won the SCIAC championship, added 45.50 points and placed 27th overall. The water polo team added 25 points and finished ninth following a conference tournament title.
Cal Lutheran placed 123rd overall with 164.00 points, while Redlands (138.25) broke into the team standings in the 141st slot as the Bulldogs' men's track & field team placed 15th overall with 56.75 points, while the women's track & field team followed with a 17th place finish and 56.50 points. The Redlands' baseball team added 25 points with a 42nd place finish.
Occidental finished 145th in the 2017-18 final standings as the Tigers' women's track & field team chipped in 8.75 points and placed 59th, while the men's track & field team finished 71st with five points. Occidental totaled 129.25 points overall.
In 201st place is Chapman with 87.50 points, 37.50 of them coming in the spring highlighted by a 29th place finish in baseball. The Panthers won the conference postseason tournament - the program's first.
La Verne finshed 242nd overall with 52.00 points - all of which came in the spring - as the Leopards' men's golf team secured a 22nd place overall finish at the national championship.
Whittier and Caltech round out the field in 243rd and 314th, with 50.00 and 24.00 points respectively.