On Monday, the final standings were released for the 2011-2012 NACDA Learfield Sports Director's Cup. Boston College finished the season ranked #60, which is about where the Eagles have finished in each of the last few seasons -- 64th (2011), 63rd (2010), 75th (2009) and 69th (2008).
This year's #60 ranking was the highest finish for BC since 2007 where the Eagles finished 58.
Boston College received just five points in the spring based on the women's track & field 63rd place finish.
During the fall, the Eagles earned 64 points in women's soccer (9th place finish), 54 points in women's cross country (12th) and 50 points in men's soccer (17th) for a total of 168 points. During the winter season, BC received a total of 190 points -- 100 points for the men's hockey National Championship, 55 points for the women's hockey's Frozen Four appearance and 35 points for a 19th place finish in fencing.
Among ACC programs, BC finished 10th, one spot below Miami and ahead of Georgia Tech (72nd) and Wake Forest (92nd). The conference placed two programs in the top 10 -- Florida State (5th) and North Carolina (8th) -- and four in the top 25, including Virginia (15th) and Duke (16th). The rest: Maryland (27th), Virginia Tech (35th), N.C. State Wolfpack (37th), and Clemson (54th). ACC-in-waiting Syracuse finished 50th, while Pittsburgh finished 131st.