The final 2017-18 NCAA Division II Learfield Directors' Cup standings are in, and Ashland University's athletic department made a significant jump from 2016-17. Ashland finished the most recent athletic season at No. 12 in the nation – a 22-spot improvement over 2016-17 (34th). It is the Eagles' best national finish in the Directors' Cup since ending as the D-II runner-up in 2014-15.
The Ashland baseball team provided the final point total for the athletic year with 38. Ashland finished with 573.5 total Directors' Cup points in 2017-18 – 53 in the fall, 289 in the winter and 231.5 in the spring: