Mount Union 22nd in Learfield IMG College Sports Directors Cup after Winter Season

Mount Union 22nd in Learfield IMG College Sports Directors Cup after Winter Season

Division III Overall Standings            

Division III Conference Standings

CLEVELAND, Ohio -- Mount Union is 22nd in the nation in the 2018-19 Learfield IMG College Sports Directors Cup NCAA Division III standings after the winter sports season. 

The Purple Raiders have 252.5 points and are the highest ranked program in Ohio. Johns Hopkins (Md.) leads the nation with 611.25 points.

The award administered by the National Association of Collegiate Directors of Athletics (NACDA) ranks athletic departments based on their national team finishes.

There are 450 NCAA Division III schools nationwide.

During the fall, Mount Union's football team won its record 29th Ohio Athletic Conference title and made its 21st appearance in the Stagg Bowl -- national championship game.

In the winter season, the Purple Raiders men's indoor track and field team placed second at the NCAA Championships while the wrestling team was fifth at its respective NCAA Championship.

2018-19 Learfield/IMG College Sports Directors Cup NCAA Division III standings (notable rankings)

22. Mount Union - 252.5

23. Otterbein - 246.0

39. John Carroll - 170.5

44. Case Western Reserve - 153.5

68. Baldwin Wallace - 113.5

113. Marietta - 68.0

143. Capital - 50.0

165. Ohio Northern - 45.83

170. Heidelberg - 39.5