NORFOLK, Va. – Saint Mary of the Woods College rode a strong fall season and wrapped up with a national title in softball to earn the 2018-19 United States Collegiate Athletic Association Director’s Cup for the first time in school history.
The Pomeroys amassed 555 points to pull away from SUNY ESF who was second with 472. Third through sixth place was extremely close with less than 15 points separating the schools. Johnson & Wales-Charlotte finished third with 432.5, while two-time defending champion Cleary University was fourth (426.3) to edge out Mississippi University for Women (424.5) and University of Maine-Fort Kent (417.8).
St. Mary of the Woods won the Men’s Golf National Championship, took second in the Division 1 Women’s Volleyball and Women’s Cross Country Championships and took third in Men’s Cross Country in the fall season. In May, they captured the Softball National Championship to round out their haul of awards.
SUNY ESF won the Women’s Cross Country Championship, took second in the Men’s Cross Country Championships shared third in both Men’s and Women’s Division 2 Soccer Championships along with Men’s Golf Championship.
Johnson & Wales-Charlotte won the Women’s Division 2 Volleyball Championship, took second in Men’s Division 2 Soccer Championship and Men’s Division 2 Basketball Championship and made the semifinals of the Women’s Division 2 Basketball Championship.
Director’s Cup points are awarded for the number of sport offerings and are also based on results from USCAA National Championship events. The final top-20 Director’s Cup standings can be found below.