Laker athletics earns ninth Directors' Cup

Laker athletics was named tops in NCAA Division II for the ninth time in the last 11 years.
Laker athletics was named tops in NCAA Division II for the ninth time in the last 11 years.
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For the ninth time in the last 11 years, Grand Valley was honored for having the top athletic program among NCAA Division II institutions.

Grand Valley earned the Learfield Sports Directors’ Cup June 4 by scoring 1,030 points in 14 varsity sports. The scoring system is based on the national finishes of seven men’s and seven women’s sports.

Second place went to West Texas A&M with 708 points, followed by Central Missouri with 653.75 points.

The Lakers had 17 teams in postseason play during the last academic year, with women’s soccer and women’s cross country winning national championships.

Read more about the Directors’ Cup here.