Virginia Beach, VA - Johnson & Wales Charlotte has again made strides in the race for the esteemed USCAA Director's Cup, setting a new standard with a third place finish. Points are awarded for number of sport offerings, attendance at USCAA National Convention, and results from USCAA National Championship events.
The third place finish was the highest in JWU Charlotte history after placing 10th in 2017-2018. JWU Charlotte had never before finished in the top 20.
"I am so proud of my coaches and our teams as we continue to strive for excellence," said Director of Athletics Trudi Lacey. "The best is yet to come."
2018-2019 was a banner year for the Wildcats. Four of the five athletic programs reached nationals with all four of those programs reaching at least the national semi-finals. The year was highlighted by the first national championship for the volleyball program, only the second national title for the JWU Charlotte athletic department. The women's basketball season ended in the final four while men's soccer and men's basketball both finished as national runners-up. The programs combined for a final record of 76-46 for the year.