NEW HAVEN, Conn. – University of the Sciences has finished the 2017-18 season eighth in the Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference (CACC) Alfred R. Restaino, Sr. Cup Women's Standings.
The eighth place finish is the Devils' second-highest in the last five years.
The point system used for the award takes into account each athletic program's finish in both the 2017-18 CACC regular season contests and conference tournaments. Each institution receives a combined point total and the sum is then divided by the number of sports the institution sponsors.
With an average of 8.21 points, University of the Sciences narrowly missed out on the top-half of the league by .17 points.
Georgian Court won the title with an average of 11.96 points, beating out second place Jefferson (11.25). Wilmington (10.43), Caldwell (10.00) and Holy Family (9.06) rounded out the top five.
Softball finished 10th in the CACC standings, tied for its best finish in the last five years. USciences' 12 overall victories and nine wins in CACC play were both more than double its amount from a season ago. The nine league wins were the Devils' most since they had 10 in 2014.
Rounding out USciences' point total was the women's track and field team, who completed its inaugural season with an 10th place finish at the CACC Championships. Sophie Hockran earned points in two events at the Championships. Also earning points were Chloe Georges, Elizabeth Sauers and the 4x100m relay team of Stephany Romero, Simran Sangu, Elizabeth Eaton and Jordyn Pursel.
Women's basketball earned University of the Sciences the most points on the women's side. The Devils won their second straight CACC South title and CACC Tournament Championship to accumulate the maximum 14 points.
Next up was women's tennis, who In addition to reaching double-digit wins for the second year in a row and the third time in four years, reached the CACC Semifinals for a second straight year. Prior to previous season, the Devils had not appeared in the CACC semifinals since 2007.
2017-18 CACC ALFRED R. RESTAINO, SR. CUP WOMEN'S STANDINGS (Final)
1. Georgian Court University (11.9643)
2. Jefferson (11.2500)
3. Wilmington University (10.4286)
4. Caldwell University (10.0000)
5. Holy Family University (9.0625)
6. Bloomfield College (8.7917)
7. Post University (8.3750)
8. University of the Sciences (8.2083)
9. Chestnut Hill College (8.0313)
10. Goldey-Beacom College (7.9167)
11. Dominican College (7.3929)
12. Felician University (6.7500)
13. Nyack College (6.4643)
14. Concordia College (5.4583)