– At the conclusion of the
fall season, Augustana ranks 18th overall in the Learfield Sports Directors’
Augustana has 160 points. The Viking men’s cross
country team earned 85 points placing third overall at the national cross
country meet. Augustana women’s cross country placed fifth at the NCAA
Championships to gain 75 points for the Vikings.
Grand Valley State currently leads the Learfield
Cup Standings with 437 points.
The rankings include national finishes in women’s
cross country, men’s cross country, women’s field hockey, women’s soccer, men’s
soccer, volleyball, and football.
Last year, Augustana finished sixth in the final
Learfield Cup Standings, marking its third straight top-10 finish. Minnesota Duluth is the only other NSIC team in the top twenty at #5.