San Antonio - Trinity is ranked 19th in the nation after the latest fall sports standings in the Division III Learfield Directors’ Cup.
Administered by the National Association of Collegiate Directors of Athletics (NACDA), the standings rank over 400 NCAA Division III institutions on postseason competition. Led by Trinity’s Director of Athletics Bob King, the Tigers have amassed 170 points in NCAA competition of men's and women's cross country, men's and women's soccer, and volleyball.
Men’s soccer scored 64 points in the standings after advancing to the NCAA Round of 16 for the sixth time in the past seven seasons. Head Coach Paul McGinlay’s Tigers finished the campaign with a #9 ranking by United Soccer Coaches and posted a final record of 17-2-3.
Guided by Head Coach Dylan Harrison, Tiger women’s soccer chalked up 50 points and advanced to the NCAA second round . Trinity wrapped up the year with a 17-2-1 mark and a #18 ranking.
Women’s cross country amassed 31 points in the standings. Led by Head Coach Emily Daum, the Tigers finished fourth at the NCAA South/Southeast Regional. Senior Molly McCullough became Trinity’s first multiple All-American with a #21 finish at the NCAA Championships, as she earned the honor for the second year in a row.
Tiger volleyball scored 25 points in the standings and received a bid to the NCAA Championship for the 24th occasion in program history. Head Coach Julie Jenkins led Trinity to a 25-7 record and a #17 ranking by the American Volleyball Coaches Association.
Trinity paced the Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference (SCAC) teams in Directors’ Cup Standings, as Colorado College tied for 91st place, and Southwestern (TX) University finished in a tie for the 122nd position. The final D-III standings from the fall will be issued December 20.