Clemson tied for lead in first Capital One Cup standings

first_imgMORE: SN Pre-Preseason Top 25The Capital One Cup honors the top programs in men’s and women’s athletics with a combined $400,000 in student-athlete scholarships. The winning schools are honored at the ESPYs in July. Stanford swept the Capital One Cup in both the men’s and women’s categories last season.  Stanford also has a commanding lead in the women’s standings with 96 points. The volleyball, soccer and cross-country teams all scored points in the fall season. On the men’s side, Clemson and North Dakota State won national championships in football, and Maryland claimed a national championship in men’s soccer.  Men’s Capital One Cup standings  SCHOOLPOINTSClemson60Maryland60North Dakota State60Akron36Alabama36Eastern Washington36Indiana30Ohio State30South Dakota State30Stanford30Notre Dame27Women’s Capital One Cup standings  SCHOOLPOINTSStanford96Florida State60North Carolina56Nebraska36Illinois30BYU28Georgetown24Penn State24Colorado20Texas18UCLA18For more on the Capital One Cup, visit www.capitalonecup.com. The Capital One Cup standings have been released, and Clemson is tied for the lead on the men’s side after winning the College Football Playoff championship.  Clemson beat Alabama 44-16 in the CFP championship game on Jan. 7, which put the Tigers in a three-way tie with Maryland and North Dakota State with 60 points in the men’s standings heading into the winter season. last_img read more