DII Women’s Soccer Team with Most NCAA DII National Championships
The Grand Valley State made DII women’s soccer history in 2019. By winning the 2019 DII, it gave the Lakers six national championships, the most championships ever in history. history of this sport. Since Cal State East Bay became the first national champion in 1988, beating Barry 1-0, the five shows have won multiple championships.
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That 1988 title was the only one for Cal State East Bay, but Barry would reciprocate, winning the next season and quickly becoming the first show to have multiple national championships. Here are the shows with the most DII women’s soccer titles.
THAN: Bridgeport wins its first title in 2018
Grand Valley State, 6 (2009, 2010, 13-15, 2019)
The Lakers are the current form of a dynasty, appearing in nine of the last eleven national title games, taking their historic sixth win in 2019. Grand Valley State almost made it to the fourth round. peat in 2016, losing to Western Washington in the final 3-2. The NCAA DII record book is chock full of team stats and some of the greatest individual players in the sport’s history to come out of this grand slam seem to have no end.
Franklin Pierce, 5 years old (1994-97, 99)
Head coach Mark Krikorian started in 1994, Jeff Bailey ended in 1997 as Raven ran away with four consecutive national championships, an achievement second to none. The four Franklin Pierce teams drew 78-1, beating their opponents 11-0 in the title match. The Ravens took a brief sabbatical in 1998 before returning in ’99 with their fifth and now final championship, eventually conceding a goal, winning 3-1 over Cal Poly Pomona.
THAN: Missouri Western ends 32 win streak at No. 1 Central Missouri
Barry, 3 (1989, 92, 93)
The Bucs rebounded quickly from losing their first DII women’s soccer championship by going an undefeated season in 1989 and beating Keene State 4-0 for their first national championship. Barry returned to the theme game two years later and became the first repeat national champion in the DII lore. The Bucs lost one more time in 1995 and haven’t returned since.
UC San Diego, 2 (2000, 01)
From 1996 to 1999, UC San Diego won three of four championships as a member of Division III. Increasing DII in 2000 does not seem to have much effect on Tritons. They won 21-2 in 2000 and will do the same in 2001, both times leading to the national championship.
Metro State, 2 (2004, 06)
Head coach Danny Sanchez spent six seasons at Denver. During his time there, the Roadrunners won six consecutive titles in the regular season of the Rocky Mountain Athletics Conference, reached the NCAA each season, and made the national quarterfinals in five of those six years. Metro State has peaked twice in three years with the best of one of the more successful programs in DII women’s soccer.
Here is the complete list of every national champion.
|2019||Grand Valley State (January 25)||Jeff Hosler||1-0 (2 CARDS)||Western Washington||Pittsburgh, Pa.|
|2018||Bridgeport (20-4-1)||Magnus Nilerud||1-0||Valley of Grand St.||Pittsburgh, Pa.|
|2017||Central Missouri (26-0-0)||Lewis Theobald||1-1 (5-3 PK)||Carson-Newman||Kansas City, Mo.|
|2016||Western Washington (23-0-1)||Travis Connell||3-2||Grand Valley State||Kansas City, Mo.|
|2015||Grand Valley State (23-1-1)||Jeff Hosler||2-0||State of Columbus||Pensacola, Fla.|
|2014||Grand Valley State (February 22)||Jeff Hosler||3-0||Rollins||Louisville, Ky.|
|two thousand and thirteen||Grand Valley State (24-0-1)||Dave Dilanni||2-0||West Florida||Evans, Ga.|
|2012||West Florida (24-1-0)||Joe Bartlinski||1-0||UC San Diego||Evans, Ga.|
|2011||Saint Rose (24-1-1)||Laurie Darling Gutheil||2-1||Grand Valley State||Pensacola, Fla.|
|2010||Grand Valley State (January 22)||Dave Dilanni||4-0||UC San Diego||Louisville, Ky.|
|2009||Grand Valley State (April 22)||Dave Dilanni||1-0||Cal State Dominguez Hill||Tampa|
|2008||Seattle Pacific (22-1-2)||Chuck Sekyra||1-0 (2 CARDS)||West Florida||Tampa|
|2007||* Tampa (20-2-3)||Gerry Lucey||0-0 (2OT, PK)||Franklin Pierce||Orange Beach, Ala.|
|2006||Metro State (February 24)||Danny Sanchez||1-0 (END)||Grand Valley State||Pensacola, Fla.|
|2005||Nebraska-Omaha (February 20)||Don Klosterman||2-1 (Half)||Seattle Pacific||Wichita Falls, Texas|
|2004||Big city states (January 25)||Danny Sanchez||3-2||Adelphi||Wichita Falls, Texas|
|2003||Kennesaw State (January 25)||Rob King||2-0||Franklin Pierce||Virginia Beach|
|2002||Christian Brothers (January 22)||Gareth O’Sullivan||2-1||Nebraska-Omaha||Virginia Beach|
|2001||UC San Diego (February 21)||Brian McManus||2-0||Christian brothers||UC San Diego|
|2000||UC San Diego (February 21)||Brian McManus||2-1||Northern Kentucky||Barry|
|1999||Franklin Pierce (20-1)||Jeff Bailey||3-1||Cal Poly Pomona||Barry|
|1998||Lynn (19-1)||Rocky Orezzoli||3-1||Sonoma State||Lynn|
|1997||Franklin Pierce (21-0)||Jeff Bailey||3-0||West Virginia Wesleyan||Cal State Dominguez Hill|
|1996||Franklin Pierce (18-1)||Jeff Bailey||1-0||Lynn||Lynn|
|1995||Franklin Pierce (19-0)||Mark Krikorian||5-0||Barry||Franklin Pierce|
|1994||Franklin Pierce (20-0)||Mark Krikorian||2-0||Regis (Colo.)||Franklin Pierce|
|1993||Barry (17-1)||Mike Covone||2-0||Cal Poly||Barry|
|1992||Barry (17-2)||Mike Covone||3-2||Adelphi||Adelphi|
|1991||Cal State Dominguez (April 18)||Sea canoe||2-1||Sonoma State||Cal State Dominguez Hill|
|1990||Sonoma Status (April 14)||Peter Reynaud||2-0||State of Keene||Barry|
|1989||Barry (17-0-1)||Mike Covone||4-0||State of Keene||Barry|
|1988||East Cal State Bay (February 18)||Colin Lindores||1-0||Barry||Barry|
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