1984 NCAA Division I Men's Soccer Championship

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1984 NCAA Division I Men's Soccer Championship
Country USA
Teams 23
Champions Clemson Tigers (1st title)
Runners-up Indiana Hoosiers (6th title game)
Matches played 22
Goals scored 67 (3.05 per match)
Top goal scorer(s) Gary Conner (4)

The 1984 NCAA Division I Men's Soccer Championship was the 25th organized men's college soccer tournament by the National Collegiate Athletic Association, to determine the top college soccer team in the United States. The Clemson Tigers won their first national title by defeating two-time defending champion Indiana Hoosiers in the championship game, 2-1. The final was held on December 16, 1984, at the Kingdome in Seattle, Washington. All the other games were played at the home field of the higher seeded team.[1][2][3]

Early rounds[edit]

Home teams are indicated by * or seed

  First round Second round Third round Semifinals
                                     
       
  1 Indiana 5  
    Evansville 0  
  Akron 2
* Evansville (pen.) 2  
  1 Indiana 4  
  Saint Louis 2  
       
       
  SMU 3
    * Saint Louis 5  
     
       
  1 Indiana 2
  Hartwick 1
       
       
  * Columbia 0
    Hartwick 1  
* Syracuse 1
  Hartwick 3  
  Hartwick 1
  4 Fairleigh Dickinson 0  
       
       
  4 Fairleigh Dickinson 1
      Penn State 0  
  Philadelphia 0
* Penn State 5  
  First round Second round Third round Semifinals
                                     
       
  Alabama A&M 1  
    * Clemson 3  
* NC State 1
  Clemson Tigers 2  
  Clemson 1  
  3 Virginia 0  
       
       
  3 Virginia (pen.) 0
      American 0  
  American 2
* George Mason 1  
  Clemson 4
  2 UCLA 1
2 UCLA 2  
* Fresno State 1  
  2 UCLA 1
    San Francisco 0  
San Francisco (2 ot) 2
* UNLV 1  
  2 UCLA 2
  Harvard 0  
       
       
  Harvard (2 ot) 1
      Connecticut 0  
     

Final – Kingdome, Seattle, Washington[edit]

16 December 1984
Indiana 1–2 Clemson
Paul DiBernardo Goal Report Gary Conner Goal
John Lee Goal 89'
Kingdome, Seattle, Washington
Attendance: 7,926

References[edit]

  1. ^ "1984 Division I Men's Championship Bracket" (PDF). NCAA. NCAA.org. p. 24. Retrieved December 13, 2012. 
  2. ^ http://fs.ncaa.org/Docs/stats/m_soccer_champs_records/2012/D1/champs.pdf
  3. ^ "Clemson Soccer Team Wins National Title". The News and Courier. Charleston, S.C. AP. 17 December 1984. pp. 1–D, 4–D. Retrieved 5 September 2011.