Thursday, June 27, 2013

UNC finishes eighth in Directors' Cup, leads ACC

CHAPEL HILL -- North Carolina finished eighth in the Directors' Cup, which measures a school's performance in all sports in NCAA postseason competition. The UNC women's soccer and women's lacrosse teams won national championships, which bolstered the Tar Heels to another top-10 finish in the Directors' Cup standings.

UNC finished first among ACC schools, followed by Florida State (11th), Duke (12th) and Virginia (20th). N.C. State (34th), Virginia Tech (36th) and Maryland (44th) also finished among the top 50 nationally. This is the fifth consecutive year that UNC has finished in the top 10 nationally.

In addition to the women's soccer and lacrosse teams, five other UNC teams also finished among the top 10 in their sports: field hockey (second), baseball (third), men's soccer (fifth), women's tennis (fifth) and men's lacrosse (fifth). UNC women's swimming (12th), fencing (13th), men's basketball (17th), women's basketball (17th) and volleyball (17th) also finished among the top 20 nationally.

UNC finished in eighth place for the second consecutive year. In the 20-year history of the Directors' Cup, UNC has finished 17 times among the top 10. Stanford, Florida and UCLA are the only schools with more top-10 finishes than UNC.

UNC's 17 top-10 finishes are five more than the rest of the ACC combined. Here are the final Directors' Cup standings.

- Andrew Carter


Anonymous said...

Well, good for them.
Let us know when the admit to being cheaters.

Anonymous said...

Thanks for the daily dose of UNCheat updates!

Why no update on P.J. Hairston's drug/gun bust in an agent-purchased vehicle???

Anonymous said...

Great chick sports at UNCheat, how about that men's baseball team though??? 11 CWS appearances, 0 titles, ranked #1 all year and still go home empty. Ouch.

Anonymous said...

Every year same thing. Four or more potential major leaguers in the lineup wasted by poor game management and lack of fundamentals. Shame.

Anonymous said...

UNC Football - pumping 3-5 agent-paid, NFL First Rounders out every single year...

...last ACC Championship: 1979.