Georgetown - Wed, Jul. 25, 2012
Georgetown College's football and women's basketball
teams led the charge in helping the Tigers notch 261 points in the NAIA 2011-12
Learfield Sports Directors' Cup. GC finished 45th out of 195 schools.
Both teams scored 83 points each for their runs to the
semifinals of their respective national tournaments. It was the first time back
in football since 2004 and the first time ever for women's basketball.
Lindsey Wilson College led the Mid-South Conference,
which had six schools total in the standings. The Blue Raiders finished fifth
with 700 points. University of the Cumberlands had 460.5 points for a top 25
Campbellsville (249.5 points) was 51st. Shawnee State
(148 points) was 88th. University of Rio Grande was the final MSC team with 70
points in 145th place.
The Learfield Sports Directors' Cup was developed as a
joint effort between the NACDA and USA
Today. Points are awarded based on each institution's finish in up to 12
sports - six women's and six men's - at the national championships.