MIT Finishes 11th in Learfield Sports Directors’ Cup Rankings

MIT Finishes 11th in Learfield Sports Directors’ Cup Rankings

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – For the second year in a row MIT placed 11th among all Division III schools in the National Association of College Directors of Athletics (NACDA) annual Learfield Sports Directors’ Cup. The Engineers’ Institute-best finish once again registered as the highest performance by the New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference (NEWMAC).
The Learfield Sports Directors’ Cup honors institutions maintaining a broad-based program, achieving success in many sports, both men’s and women’s, at NCAA Championship events. At the Division III level, the following sports are factored into the calculation of the rankings: baseball, basketball, cross country, fencing, field hockey, football, golf, ice hockey, lacrosse, women’s rowing, skiing, soccer, softball, swimming and diving, tennis, indoor and outdoor track and field, women’s volleyball, women’s water polo, and wrestling.

Below is a breakdown of how MIT’s qualifying teams performed in their respective NCAA Championship events.





  Women's Cross Country
Third Place
Women's Indoor Track and Field
Third Place
Women's Outdoor Track and Field
Fourth Place
  Men's Cross Country
12th Place
Men's Swimming and Diving
Fourth Place
Men's Tennis
Second Round
    Women's Swimming and Diving
15th Place
First Round
    Women's Fencing
21st Place
    Men's Indoor Track and Field
28th Place
    Men's Basketball
Second Round
Ranking 25th Place
(180 schools)
Seventh Place
(277 schools)
Final: 11th Place
(320 schools)

- Complete Division III rankings

- Additional information about the Learfield Sports Directors' Cup