1985 NCAA Division I Men's Soccer Tournament
|Men's College Cup (semifinals & final)|
|Champions||UCLA (1st title)|
|Runners-up||American (1st title game)|
|Goals scored||64 (2.91 per match)|
|Top goal scorer(s)||Dale Ervine, UCLA (4)|
The 1985 NCAA Division I Men's Soccer Tournament was the 26th organized men's college soccer tournament by the National Collegiate Athletic Association, to determine the top college soccer team in the United States.
The UCLA Bruins won their first national title by defeating the American Eagles in the championship game, 1–0, after eight overtime periods. The final match was played on December 14, 1985, in Seattle, Washington, at the Kingdome for the second straight year.
|First round||Second round||Third round||Semifinals||Championship |
|Boston U. (OT/PK)||2|
|South Carolina (OT/PK)||1|
|Penn State (OT/PK)||6|
This game is the longest game in NCAA soccer history, with the winning goal scored at 166 minutes and 5 seconds of playing time. After this game and the 1982 final both went to eight overtimes, the NCAA changed the rules for the 1986 season from unlimited 10-minute overtimes to a maximum of two 30-minute periods divided into halves.
- NCAA Division II Men's Soccer Championship
- NCAA Division III Men's Soccer Championship
- NAIA Men's Soccer Championship
- "1985 Division I Men's Championship Bracket" (PDF). NCAA. NCAA.org. p. 25. Retrieved December 15, 2012.
- Edes, Gordon (15 December 1985). "UCLA Wins Longest NCAA Soccer Final in 8th Overtime, 1-0". Los Angeles Times.