FINAL FALL DIVISION II STANDINGS (pdf)FINAL FALL DIVISION II STANDINGS SORTED BY CONFERENCE (pdf)CLEVELAND – The UWF athletic department was ranked No. 18 in the Division II Learfield Directors’ Cup fall standings as announced by the National Association of Collegiate Directors of Athletics (NACDA) Thursday. Print Friendly Version The Learfield Directors’ Cup was developed as a joint effort between NACDA and USA Today. Points are awarded based on each institution’s finish in NCAA Championships.Complete standings and the scoring structure can be found on NACDA’s website at www.directorscup.org.About Learfield: An industry leader for more than four decades, Learfield has a deep presence in the college athletics landscape nationwide. It manages the multimedia and sponsorship rights for more than 120 collegiate institutions, conferences and arenas, and supports athletics departments at all competitive levels as title sponsor of the prestigious Learfield Directors’ Cup. Learfield also provides its collegiate partners access to professional concessions and ticket sales; branding, licensing and trademark consulting; digital and social platform expertise; campus-wide business and sponsorship development; and venue and technology systems through its affiliated companies. UWF scored 156 points among the seven possible NCAA championship sports. The men’s cross country program ran to a fourth-place finish at the NCAA Regional meet, earning them 33rd place nationally and 33 points. The women’s soccer team earned 73 points after winning the South Regional and advancing the NCAA quarterfinals, placing them in a tie for fifth in the association’s rating system. The women’s volleyball squad reached the regional semifinals and added 50 points with a tie for 17th overall. The Argonauts are the highest scoring Gulf South Conference school and the second-highest from the Division II South Region.
Russian organisation Gambit Esports has established a partnership with multinational electronics company LG Electronics.As part of the one-year deal, Fortnite player Mark “letw1k3” Danilov will act as an ambassador for LG Electronics. Image credit: Gambit EsportsRELATED: Gambit Esports finds technical partner in CougarKonstantin Pikiner, Sports Director of Gambit Esports commented on the deal in a release: “We are delighted to welcome LG as our new partner. Gamers from all around the world – including esports athletes – prefer to use products of LG, especially their gaming monitors. I want to note that this is the first time in the history of the Club that our player becomes an ambassador of such a recognized brand. I am sure that Mark will do his best and together we will prepare a lot of interesting projects for our community.”The partnership will see LG Electronics supply Gambit Esports’ training facilities with its gaming monitors. In return, Gambit Esports is displaying the electronics company’s branding on its social media profiles. Other details of the deal aren’t known at the time of writing.RELATED: Gambit Esports partners with Tornado EnergyAndrey Gospodynko, IT Sales Director of LG Electronics Rus added: “LG Electronics status in esports and gaming is growing day by day. Today we are happy to announce our new project. Cooperation with Gambit Esports promises to become one of the brightest events of 2020. Our hopes are high for teams future results and we wish best of luck to all its members. We are ready to support Mark as he builds professional career and wish him success in the years to come.”Gambit Esports is also partnered with Cougar, Tornado Energy, and MTS. LG Electronics’ esports involvements in the past include deals with ESL, Dire Wolves, and Eintracht Frankfurt Esports.Esports Insider says: LG Electronics is trying another avenue within esports with this deal, having already established deals with companies in North America, Australia, and Germany. It seems like a rather basic, bare-bones deal, however.Subscribe to ESI on YouTube