McLEAN, Va. -
The University of Connecticut finished 15th nationally in the final women’s standings for the Capital One Cup. Currently in its seventh year, the Capital One Cup recognizes NCAA Division I athletics programs for their cumulative on-field performance across multiple sports. Schools are awarded points based upon top-ten finishes by teams.
UConn earned points in 2016-17 for a tenth-consecutive trip to the NCAA Final Four for the women’s basketball team and a fourth-consecutive trip to the NCAA Final Four by the field hockey team.
The Huskies were the top-ranked American Athletic Conference team in the standing and the only one in the top 30.
UConn was in good company as Stanford won the competition, followed by USC, Florida, Oregon and South Carolina. At 15th, the Huskies topped such schools as Minnesota, Georgia, LSU, Mississippi State and Baylor, which finished 16-20.