IOWA CITY, Iowa – The University of Iowa’s Athletics Department currently ranks No. 13 in the nation in the midseason standings of the Learfield IMG College Director’s Cup. The Director’s Cup awards points based on success in NCAA postseason events.
Iowa’s 24 sports teams have amassed 539.5 points through the 2020-21 fall and winter sports seasons. Iowa’s men’s and women’s track teams will compete at the NCAA Championships next week in Eugene, Oregon, to close out the competition for the year. Iowa has finished in the top 40 nationally each of the past two years.
The Hawkeye football team, field hockey squad and soccer team all scored points as fall sports. During the winter seasons, Iowa’s point total was bolstered by the national championship wrestling team, men’s and women’s basketball, women’s and men’s gymnastics, and men’s and women’s indoor track.
During the 2020-21 seasons, Hawkeyes’ teams have captured Big Ten championships in soccer, wrestling (regular season and postseason), women’s gymnastics (regular season), and men’s indoor track and men’s outdoor track.
The Big Ten leads all Division I conferences with eight institutions ranked in the top 25, including Michigan (second), Ohio State (fourth) and Minnesota (eighth). The final standings will be published July 2, following the conclusion of the College World Series.
Complete standings and the scoring structure of the Learfield IMG College Director’s Cup can be found on the NACDA website at www.directorscup.org.