For the second consecutive year, Johns Hopkins sits atop the final Learfield Directors' Cup Division III standings at the end of the fall season. With seven teams qualifying for NCAA Championship competition, Johns Hopkins totaled 475 points to claim the top spot in the final fall standings, which were announced today. Following Johns Hopkins in the top five of the final fall standings are Tufts (353.5 points), Middlebury (345.5), Washington-St. Louis (323) and Chicago (288.5). Johns Hopkins had a school-record and Division III national-best seven teams qualify for the NCAA Championships this fall. The previous record of six fall teams qualifying for the NCAAs came last year, when JHU totaled 383 points to lead the Directors' Cup standings at the end of the fall. The teams' NCAA placements were: women's cross country (90 Directors' Cup points) – NCAA runner-up; football (83) – NCAA semifinals; field hockey (83) – NCAA semifinals; men's cross county (69) – ninth place at NCAA championships; men's soccer (50) – NCAA second round; women's soccer (50) – NCAA second round; and volleyball (50) – NCAA second round. ... Following a men's soccer national championship and a field hockey national finals appearance, Maryland ranks among the top 20 schools in the Division I Directors' Cup fall standings. The Terps earned 100 points for the men's soccer national championship and 90 points for field hockey's runner-up finish in the NCAA Tournament. The 190 total points ranks Maryland fifth among all Big Ten schools and No. 20 nationally.