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155 2 0 1 8 P A C - 1 2 F O O T B A L L M E D I A G U I D E P A C - 1 2 C O N F E R E N C E A Conference Medal is awarded annually to each member institution's outstanding senior male and female student-athlete based on the exhibition of the greatest combination of performance and achievement in scholarship, athletics and leadership. Conference medal winners have been named every year since the 1960-61 academic year. In 2009, the Pac-12 renamed the award the Tom Hansen Conference Medal in honor of Hansen, who retired at the end of June 2009 after serving for 26 years as Commissioner of the Pac-10. Following are the 2017-18 award winners: 2017-18 PAC-12 TOM HANSEN CONFERENCE MEDAL WINNERS School Men Women Arizona Dusan Ristic, Basketball Claire Green, Cross Country/Track & Field Arizona State Kodi Justice, Basketball Maggie Ewen, Track & Field California Luca Cupido, Water Polo Emily Boyd, Soccer Colorado Petter Reistad, Skiing Sarah Brown, Lacrosse Oregon Kyle Kasser, Baseball Gwen Svekis, Softball Oregon State Jack Anderson, Baseball Marie Gulich, Basketball Stanford Foster Langsdorf, Soccer Andi Sullivan, Soccer UCLA Martin Redlicki, Tennis Christine Peng-Peng Lee, Gymnastics USC Jordan McLaughlin, Basketball Gussie Johns, Lacrosse Utah Martin Bergstrom, Skiing Maddy Stover, Gymnastics Washington Colby Gilbert, Cross Country/Track & Field Amy-Eloise Neale, Cross Country/Track & Field Washington State Luke Falk, Football Alissa Brooks-Johnson, Track & Field CONFERENCE COMPARISON Conference* Top 25 Membership Schools Ratio 1. SEC (14) 7 .500 2. Pac-12 (12) 5 .417 3. ACC (15) 6 .400 4. Big Ten (14) 5 .357 5. Big 12 (10) 2 .200 * based on 2017-18 membership WHERE THEY RANKED School Total Pts 1. Stanford 1442.00 2. UCLA 1326.00 4. USC 1147.00 20. California 830.25 24. Oregon 786.75 29. Washington 693.25 31. Arizona State 686.00 37. Colorado 591.50 51. Arizona 472.50 61. Oregon State 383.00 62. Utah 382.50 80. Washington State 260.50 TOM HANSEN CONFERENCE MEDAL WINNERS STANFORD WINS 24TH DIRECTORS' CUP PAC-12 MEMBERS FINISH 1-2-4 The STANFORD Cardinal captured their 24th-consecutive Directors' Cup with UCLA and USC finishing second and fourth, respectively, in leading the Pac-12 Conference to another impressive finish in the final 2017-18 Division I Learfield Sports Directors' Cup standings, the National Association of Collegiate Directors of Athletics (NACDA) announced. Led by four NCAA titles (women's soccer, men's soccer, women's swimming and diving, women's tennis), Stanford won its 24th-consecutive Cup. In all, the Cardinal posted 12 top four finishes in tallying an impressive 1,442.00 points. Behind three NCAA titles (men's water polo, women's gymnastics, beach volleyball), UCLA finished second for the eighth time in the history of the Directors' Cup with 1,326.00 points, its highest-ever point total. USC posted a pair of national titles (women's water polo, women's outdoor track & field) to place fourth with 1,147.00 points for its fourth-straight top-4 finish. CALIFORNIA placed 20th overall with 830.25 points, aided by a national title in women's rowing, to claim its 19th consecutive top-20 finish. OREGON recorded its seventh- straight top-25 finish, coming in 24th with 786.75 points. WASHINGTON was 29th (693.25 points), followed by ARIZONA STATE in 31st (686.00), then COLORADO in 37th (591.50). ARIZONA captured its third NCAA women's golf title and placed 51st (472.50). OREGON STATE, which picked up its third NCAA baseball title, finished 61st (383.00), just half a point ahead of UTAH in 62nd (382.50). WASHINGTON STATE rounded out the team scor- ing for the Pac-12, finishing 80th (260.50) for its best placing since 2010. The success of the Pac-12 in the Directors' Cup was bolstered by the capturing of 12 NCAA titles, most among all conferences. In addition, nine Pac-12 league members com- bined to post 39 top-four finishes in 24 NCAA championships.. The Directors' Cup was developed as a joint effort between the National Association of Collegiate Directors of Athletics (NACDA) and USA Today. Points are awarded based on each institution's finish in up to 20 sports - 10 women's and 10 men's.

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