(Westlake, OH) The National Association of Collegiate Directors of Athletics (NACDA) in conjunction with Learfield Sports, named Mt. San Antonio College Athletics the 2014-2015 Learfield Sports Directors’ Cup Community College National Champion. The Learfield Sports Directors Cup recognizes the top overall athletics program at each of the three NCAA division levels (I, II & III), the NAIA and at the community college level. It is the most prestigious award that can bestowed upon a collegiate athletics program in the United States.
This marks Mt. SAC’s first Learfield Sports Directors’ Cup in the four year history of this award, at the community college level. The award will be presented to Mt. SAC Athletics Director, Joe Jennum, at the 2015 NACDA Convention, which will be held June 11th through the 19th, in Orlando, Florida.
Each college/university is awarded points based on post season finishes of individual sports, with the Director’s Cup Champion recording the highest number of points in their division.
The tremendous 2014-2015 campaign for the Mounties finished with eight teams placing in the top three at California Community College Athletic Association State Championships, including four state championships (Women’s Cross Country, Football, Women’s Tennis, Men’s Track and Field), three second place finishes (Men’s Soccer, Women’s Basketball, Women’s Track and Field) and a third place finish (Wrestling). The Mounties also captured their third consecutive and fifth overall National Alliance of Two Year College Athletic Administrators (NATYCAA) Cup Championship.
For more information, please contact the Mt. SAC Sports Information Office at 909-274-4630.