Scranton Finishes Fourth In Landmark Conference President's Cup Standings

Scranton Finishes Fourth In Landmark Conference President's Cup Standings
The women's tennis team captures Scranton's third Landmark Conference title in 2013-14, joining the men's and women's basketball teams as conference champs.

On the strength of the women’s tennis team’s third straight Landmark Conference title, The University of Scranton placed fourth in the final Landmark Conference President’s Cup standings for 2013-14, according to a press release from the conference office on Tuesday. 

Scranton finished with a 6.88 average, just .07 behind third- place Moravian. Susquehanna won the Cup for the third time with an average of 8.82 points on the strength of three spring conference titles. Catholic finished second with a 7.27 average.

In the Landmark Conference’s seven-year history, Scranton has never finished lower than fourth among the eight institutions in the President’s Cup standings. The Royals finished second in 2007-08, 2008-09 and 2010-11. 

Scranton finished the 2013-14 year with three Landmark Conference titles. In addition to the women’s tennis title, the men’s and women’s basketball teams captured conference crowns over the winter. The Royals also finished in the top four in the conference standings in eight other sports – women’s cross country, field hockey, men’s and women’s soccer, volleyball, men’s and women’s lacrosse and men’s tennis.

The Landmark Conference President’s Cup is awarded based on a formula that rewards institutions for finishes in regular season standings as well as conference postseason competition. The formula also takes into account the number of sports a school sponsors with schools earning points for their 15 highest point-producing sports. 

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