With 16 teams finishing in the nation's Top 20 of their respective sports this year, USC clinched third in the 2014-15 Division I Directors' Cup standings, its highest finish ever. The Directors' Cup ranks programs based on their athletic performance over the course of the entire year.
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USC finished with 1,209 points, awarded based on the school's finish in NCAA championships in up to 20 sports (10 women's and 10 men's). Of the 16 teams that finished in the Top 20, 12 finished in the Top 10 including men's golf and men's water polo which finished second, women's water polo, women's tennis and women's golf which placed third and men's swimming which finished fourth.
"Congratulations go to our students and coaches, who put in the hard work for this best-ever finish in the Directors' Cup," said USC athletic director Pat Haden. "We are very proud of them. This is a testament to the broad-based excellence of the Trojan athletic program."