The SUNY Cortland men’s and women’s intercollegiate athletic program finished in 17th place in the 2009-10 Learfield Sports Directors’ Cup competition among the approximately 440 eligible NCAA Division III programs competing nationally for the prestigious honor. The award is presented annually by the National Association of Collegiate Directors of Athletics (NACDA), Learfield Sports and USA Today recognizing overall excellence among collegiate athletic programs.
Cortland is one of only six schools nationwide, and the only New York institution, to place in the top 20 each of the 15 years the standings have been compiled on the Division III level. The Red Dragons were the top finisher this season among New York Div. III schools.