2000 NCAA Division I Men's Soccer Championship

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2000 NCAA Division I Men's Soccer Championship
Men's College Cup (semifinals & final)
Country  United States
Teams 32
Champions Connecticut (2nd title)
Runners-up Creighton (1st title game)
Matches played 31
Attendance 52,910 (1,707 per match)
Top goal scorer(s) Mohamed Fahim, SMU (5)
Corey Woolfolk, Stanford (5)
Best player Darin Lewis, Connecticut (MOP offense)
Chris Gbandi, Connecticut (MOP defense)
1999
2001

The 2000 NCAA Division I Men's Soccer Championship was the 41st organized men's college soccer tournament by the National Collegiate Athletic Association, to determine the top college soccer team in the United States. The Connecticut won their second national title by defeating the Creighton Blue Jays in the championship game, 2–0. The final match was played on December 10, 2000 in Charlotte, North Carolina at Ericsson Stadium for the second straight year. All the other games were played at the home field of the higher seeded team.[1][2]

Seeded Teams[edit]

National Seeds
Seed School Record
#1 North Carolina 19–2
#2 Clemson 13–3–2
#3 Stanford 16–2–1
#4 San Diego 15–1–2
#5 Virginia 15–5–1
#6 SMU 17–4
#7 South Carolina 12–3–3
#8 San Jose State 20–0–1

Bracket[edit]

  First round Second round Third round Semifinals Championship
Ericsson Stadium
Charlotte, North Carolina
                                               
1 North Carolina (OT) 3  
  William & Mary 2  
  1 North Carolina 3  
      Rhode Island 1  
  Rhode Island 3
  Boston College 0  
  1 North Carolina 0  
    Indiana 1  
  'Washington (4OT) 1  
  UAB 0  
    Washington 1
      Indiana 2  
  Indiana 4
8 San Jose State 0  
    Indiana 1  
    Creighton (3OT) 2  
5 Virginia (2OT) 5  
  Lehigh 0  
  5 Virginia 2
      St. John's (NY) 1  
  James Madison 0
  St. John's (NY) 1  
  5 Virginia 0
    Creighton 3  
  Ohio State 0  
  Creighton 1  
    Creighton 3
    4 San Diego 0  
  UCLA 0
4 San Diego 1  
    Creighton 0
    Connecticut 2
3 Stanford 4  
  Cal State Fullerton 0  
  3 Stanford 6  
      UI Chicago 0  
  UI Chicago 1
  Bradley 0  
  3 Stanford 1  
  6 SMU 2  
  Saint Louis 0  
  Kentucky (pen.) 0  
    Kentucky 1
    6 SMU 3  
  IUPUI 0
6 SMU 2  
  6 SMU 0
    Connecticut 2  
7 South Carolina 0  
  Duke 1  
    Duke 0
      Brown 1  
  Brown 2
  Vermont 0  
    Brown 0
    Connecticut 1  
  Dartmouth 0  
  Connecticut 3  
    Connecticut (OT) 2
    2 Clemson 1  
  Furman 2
2 Clemson 3  

Final[edit]

Creighton 0–2 Connecticut
[3] Gbandi Goal 16'
Lewis Goal 85'

References[edit]

  1. ^ "2000 Division I Men's Championship Bracket" (PDF). NCAA. NCAA.org. p. 40. Retrieved December 24, 2012. 
  2. ^ "Archived copy" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 2014-10-15. Retrieved 2013-05-28. 
  3. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2002-02-11. Retrieved 2013-02-16.