Catholic Moves Up One Spot in President Cup Standings

Catholic Moves Up One Spot in President Cup Standings

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WASHINGTON - The Catholic University of America moved up one spot in the Landmark Conference President Cup Standings after the 2013-14 winter season.

The President’s Cup was created in the inaugural year of the conference to recognize the best overall athletics program.The Cup is awarded based on a formula that rewards institutions for regular season conference standings as well as results in Landmark postseason competition. Each team receives points based on their finish with top seeded teams receiving eight points, second place teams receive seven points, etc. Additional points are awarded for conference postseason victories. The runner-up in the Landmark Tournament receives one point, while the Landmark Champions receive three points.

Catholic University moved up a spot to third place with a 5.92 average. The Cardinals averaged 6.33 points per sport this winter including a second place finish in women's basketball and third place finishes in men's and women's swimming and women's indoor track & field. The men's basketball team tied for second in the regular season standings to split the points with Susquehanna.

CUA won its first ever President's Cup during the 2012-13 school year. Moravian and Susquehanna combined to win the first five Cups from 2008-12.

2013-14 Landmark Conference President's Cup Winter Standings

Rank     Institution (Points Average)

1.         Scranton (7.03)

2.         Susquehanna (7.02)

3.          Catholic (5.92)

4.         Moravian (5.85)

5.         Juniata (5.77)

6.         USMMA (4.35)

7.         Drew (3.39)

8.         Goucher (2.83)