Six teams from the Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SCIAC) rank in the final Winter standings of the 2018-19 Division III Learfield Director's Cup as recently announced by the National Association of Collegiate Directors of Athletics (NACDA).
Pomona-Pitzer tabbed an impressive 213 points in the Winter season and now has 352 points overall and ranks 20th in the overall Learfield Director's Cup standings. The Sagehens logged 72 points in women's swimming & diving thanks to a seventh place performance in the NCAA Division III Championships. Winners of back-to-back SCIAC Championships, the Pomona-Pitzer women's swimming & diving team captured its third conference crown in four years. The men's swimming & diving team contributed 66 points behind an 11th place showing at the four-day national championships after the Sagehens earned their second straight league title. In basketball, Pomona-Pitzer's men's squad logged 50 points and finished 17th overall. The Sagehens locked in the SCIAC Postseason Tournament top seed and won the program's second tournament title and the league's automatic bid to the NCAA Division III Championship and advanced to the second round. The women's team earned the second seed in the program's first-ever SCIAC tournament and proceeded to win its first conference tournament crown and the league's automatic bid to the national tournament.
With 104 points during the Winter season, Claremont-Mudd-Scripps (CMS) ranks 31st overall with 282 points. Both the men's and women's swimming & diving teams logged 52 points and placed 22nd overall following the four-day NCAA Division III Championships. Both the Stags and Athenas finished second during the SCIAC Championships in late February en route to their stellar showings at nationals.
Occidental picked up 36 points in women's swimming & diving after the Tigers placed 37th overall. Occidental now has 92 points total and is in 120th place overall. California Lutheran earned 42.50 points in men's swimming & diving and finished in 31st place. Cal Lutheran now has 67.50 combined points through Fall and Winter and ranks 160th overall.
Redlands and Caltech registered 27.50 and 27 points respectively with the Bulldogs pulling in their points with a 43rd place finish in women's indoor track & field, while the Beavers picked up their points in men's swimming & diving. Redlands now has 58.50 points overall and stands in 172nd place, while Caltech has 27 points and is 235th overall.