Hope College continued this school year its tradition of placing among the NCAA Division III elite in the Learfield Directors' Cup all-sports standings.
With a total of 465.50 points, Hope ranked 33rd in the final 2017-18 Learfield Directors' Cup standings among 451 Division III member schools.
The Learfield Directors' Cup is a program that honors institutions maintaining a broad-based program, achieving success in many sports, both men's and women's.
Each institution is awarded points from NCAA Championship competition in a predetermined number of sports for men and women. In Division III, nine men's sports and nine women's sports are counted.
Hope has finished in the top 70 among Division III programs each year since the program was started for Division III during the 1995-96 school year.
Hope's top point earners were men's golf with a sixth-place place and women's basketball with a sectional final appearance.
HOPE'S 2017-18 POINT EARNERS
Women's Cross Country, 19th place (55 points)
Women's Soccer, second round (50 points)
Men's Basketball, second round (50 points)
Women's Basketball, sectional final (73 points)
Men's Golf, sixth place (73.5 points)
Softball, super regional runner-up (64 points)
Men's Tennis, second round (50 points)
Women's Tennis, second round (50 points)