1974 NCAA Division I Soccer Championship

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1974 NCAA Division I Men's Soccer Championship
Men's College Cup (semifinals & final)
Country US
Teams 24
Champions Howard (1st title)*
*1971 title vacated
Runners-up Saint Louis Billikens (13th title game)
Matches played 23
Goals scored 85 (3.7 per match)
1973
1975

The 1974 NCAA Division I Men's Soccer Championship was the sixteenth organized men's college soccer tournament by the National Collegiate Athletic Association, to determine the top college soccer team in the United States. The Howard Bison won their second national title (their first title in 1971 was vacated by the NCAA) by defeating the two-time defending champion Saint Louis Billikens, 2–1, after four overtimes. The final match was played on December 7, 1974, in St. Louis, Missouri, at the Busch Memorial Stadium.[1][2]

Early rounds[edit]

  First round Second round Third round Semifinals
                                     
  Connecticut 4  
  Bridgeport 1  
    Connecticut (3OT) 4  
      Brown 3  
  Brown 5
  Harvard 1  
    Connecticut 0  
    Hartwick College 2  
  Hartwick College 1  
  Oneonta State 0  
    Hartwick College (4OT) 3
      Cornell 2  
  Cornell 4
  St. Francis (NY) 2  
    Hartwick College 1
    Howard 2
  Howard 2  
  George Washington 0  
    Howard 1
      Clemson 0  
  Clemson (2OT) 3
  Navy 2  
    Howard 5
    Philadelphia U. 3  
  Philadelphia U. 4  
  Fairleigh Dickinson 2  
    Philadelphia U. 1
      Bucknell 0  
  Penn State 0
  Bucknell 1  
  First round Second round Third round Semifinals
                                     
       
    SIU Edwardsville 2  
      Indiana 0  
     
       
    SIU Edwardsville 1  
    Saint Louis (3OT) 2  
       
       
    Saint Louis 1
      Cleveland State 0  
     
       
    Saint Louis (2OT) 2
    UCLA 1
       
       
    UCLA (3OT) 3
      San Jose State 2  
     
       
    UCLA 1
    San Francisco 0  
       
       
    San Francisco 3
      Cal State Chico 1  
     

Championship Rounds[edit]

Third-Place Final[edit]

Hartwick College 3–1 UCLA

Final[edit]

Howard 2–1 (4OT) Saint Louis

References[edit]

  1. ^ "1974 Division I Men's Championship Bracket" (PDF). NCAA. NCAA.org. p. 14. Retrieved November 29, 2012.
  2. ^ http://fs.ncaa.org/Docs/stats/m_soccer_champs_records/2012/D1/champs.pdf