Georgia Southern Sits in Eighth in Capital One Cup Standings
STATESBORO, Ga. – On the strength of a semifinal appearance in the NCAA Division I Football Championship and No. 3 ranking in the final FCS polls, the Georgia Southern men's athletic programs are tied for eighth place in the Capital One Cup standings following the completion of the fall season.
The Capital One Cup is awarded annually to each of the best men's and women's Division I college athletics programs in the country. Points toward the Capital One Cup are earned and tracked throughout the year based on final standings of NCAA Championships and final official coaches' polls. One winning men's and one winning women's program will be crowned after the completion of the final NCAA spring championships. Capital One will award a combined $400,000 in student-athlete scholarships and the Capital One Cup trophy to the winning schools at the ESPY awards in July.
The Eagles, with 30 points, are tied with Maryland. Alabama, Indiana and North Dakota State are tied for first and Notre Dame ranks fourth, while Georgetown, Oregon and Sam Houston State are tied for fifth.
Georgia Southern Athletics provides up-to-date information on all its sports through its official website, GSEagles.com, through social media channels facebook.com/GSAthletics and twitter.com/GSAthletics, and its new "Eagles GATA" mobile app for Android and iOS.
- Category: General Release
- Published on Monday, 28 January 2013 10:55