1963 NCAA Soccer Championship

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1963 NCAA Division I Men's Soccer Championship
Country USA
Teams 16
Champions Saint Louis (4th title)
Runners-up Navy (1st title game)
Matches played 15
Goals scored 67 (4.47 per match)

The 1963 NCAA Men's Soccer Championship was the fifth organized men's college soccer tournament by the National Collegiate Athletic Association, to determine the top college soccer team in the United States. The Saint Louis Billikens won their fourth title, defeating the Navy Midshipmen in the final on December 7, 1963. This was the first tournament after the bracket was expanded from 8 teams to 16 teams. The tournament final was played in East Brunswick, New Jersey.[1]

Teams[edit]

Qualified Teams
School Record Appearance Last Bid
Adelphi University 13–1 1st Never
Army 10–0 1st Never
Bridgeport 10–2–1 3rd 1961
Brown 10–1–1 1st Never
Drexel 9–2 1st Never
Fairleigh Dickinson 5–1–3 1st Never
Howard 7–1 2nd 1962
Long Island–Brooklyn 10–2–1 1st Never
Maryland 8–2 5th 1962
Michigan State 9–0 2nd 1962
Navy 9–0 1st Never
Saint Louis 9–1 5th 1962
San Francisco 5–2–1 3rd 1961
San Jose State 9–3 1st Never
Springfield College 6–2–3 2nd 1962
West Chester 10–3–1 4th 1961

Bracket[edit]

First round Second round Semifinals Final
                       
Brown 1
Springfield College 0
Brown 1
Army 3
Army 4
Adelphi 2
Army 0
Navy 4
Navy 5
Howard 1
Navy 3
West Chester 0
West Chester 2
Fairleigh Dickinson 0
Navy 0
Saint Louis 3
Saint Louis 2
Michigan State 0
Saint Louis 3
San Francisco 2
San Francisco 2
San Jose State 0
Saint Louis 7
Maryland 3
Maryland 5
Drexel 2
Maryland 5
Bridgeport 3
Bridgeport 3
Long Island 1

References[edit]

  1. ^ "1963 Division I Men's Championship Bracket" (PDF). NCAA. NCAA.org. p. 3. Retrieved November 22, 2012.