Johns Hopkins wins second consecutive Director's Cup as nation's top DIII athletics program

Blue Jays finished among nation's top 12 in 13 different sports in 2023-24

For the second consecutive year, Johns Hopkins has won the Learfield Directors' Cup title, presented annually by the National Association of Collegiate Directors of Athletics to the colleges and universities in the U.S. with the most success in collegiate athletics.

Seventeen Hopkins athletics teams combined for 1,117.50 points over the course of the 2023-24 academic year. In all, 18 Blue Jay teams scored points this year, including three of four in the four required countable sports—men's and women's basketball and men's and women's soccer. Johns Hopkins finished among the nation's top 12 in 13 different sports.

Williams finished second in the final standings for Division III programs with 1,026.08 points, while Emory (1,009 points), Tufts (992.5), and NYU (964.5) rounded out the top five in the final team standings.

Hopkins finished second in the Directors' Cup standings on three previous occasions, in 2015, 2019, and 2022. The DIII Director's Cup was first awarded after the 1995-96 academic year.

On the heels of its first-ever Directors' Cup title in 2022-23, Johns Hopkins totaled 459 points in the fall to sit in first place and added 302.5 points in the winter to rank second entering the spring with 761.5 points.

In the spring, six Blue Jay teams accumulated 382 points to secure Johns Hopkins its second consecutive Directors' Cup title. The six spring teams accumulating points in the final standings included women's tennis (73), men's lacrosse (65), men's tennis (64), baseball (64), women's track (63) and women's lacrosse (53).

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