STANFORD, Calif. -- Stanford has extended its unprecedented run of overall athletic dominance.
The prestigious academic university won its 18th straight Directors' Cup on Tuesday. The award is presented annually by the National Association of Collegiate Directors of Athletics to the nation's top overall athletic program.
Stanford finished with 1,448.25 points. Florida was second with 1,314 points and UCLA third with 1,142.75 points. Ohio State (1,104.25) and Florida State (1,061) rounded out the top five.
Stanford won national championships in women's soccer, women's water polo and women's lightweight rowing eight during the past year. Andrew Luck also was selected No. 1 overall in the NFL draft by the Indianapolis Colts, and Nnemkadi Ogwumike went first in the WNBA draft to the Los Angeles Sparks.
Copyright 2012 by The Associated Press
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