USC Women Finish Second in 2020-21 Capital One Cup, Awarded $100,000 for Scholarships
July 15, 2021
USC—aided by NCAA championships
from its women’s beach volleyball,
water polo and track and field
teams—finished second in the 2020-21
Women’s Capital One Cup standings.
For its second place finish, Capital
One will award USC with $100,000 to
be used for student-athlete scholarships.
The Capital One Cup, now in its 10th
year, is awarded to each of the best
men’s and women’s Division I college
athletics program, based on Top 10 finishes
at NCAA championships and in
final official coaches’ polls.
The Women of Troy scored 108
points in 2020-21, just 10 points behind
Besides the points from three NCAA
title teams, USC’s women also received
points for a fourth-place NCAA
finish in indoor track and field.
In 2015-16, USC’s women won the
Capital One Cup. The Trojan women
have 8 Top 10 finishes in the Capital
One Cup, including also placing second
The Capital One Cup was not
awarded in 2019-20 because of the
USC’s men were 40th in the 2020-
21 Capital One Cup, with 25 points.
Last week, USC placed sixth in the
Division I Learfield IMG College Directors’
Cup standings. It was the Trojans’
sixth consecutive Top 6 finish. The Directors’
Cup recognizes the nation’s top
combined men’s and women’s athletic
programs, with points awarded based
on NCAA Championship finishes.