2003 NCAA Division I Men's Soccer Championship

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2003 NCAA Division I Men's Soccer Championship
Men's College Cup (semifinals & final)
Country USA
Teams 48
Champions Indiana (6th title)
Runners-up St. John's (NY) (2nd title game)
Matches played 47
Attendance 61,310 (1,304 per match)
Top goal scorer(s) Joseph Ngwenya, Coastal Carolina (5)
Best player Jacob Peterson, Indiana (MOP offense)
Jay Nolly, Indiana (MOP defense)
2002
2004

2003 NCAA Division I Men's Soccer Championship was a tournament of 48 teams from NCAA Division I across the nation who played for the NCAA Championship. This year's College Cup Final Four was held at Columbus Crew Stadium in Columbus, Ohio. All the other games were played at the home field of the higher seeded. The final was held on December 14, 2003. St. John's, Maryland, Santa Clara, and Indiana qualified for the Final Four. St. John's defeated Maryland, and Indiana beat Santa Clara. In the final Indiana defeated St. John's, 2–1.

The tournament started on November 21, 2003. The first round was played on November 21 and 22. The second round on the November 26, and the third round on the November 29-30. The Regional Finals were played on December 5-7.

Seeded Teams[edit]

2003 College Cup
Seed School Record
#1 UCLA 18–1–1
#2 Maryland 17–2–1
#3 Wake Forest 15–4–0
#4 North Carolina 12–3–4
#5 Notre Dame 15–3–3
#6 St. John's 14–5–2
#7 Saint Louis 13–3–3
#8 Indiana 12–3–5
#9 VCU 16–4–0
#10 Washington 12–4–2
#11 UC Santa Barbara 15–4–1
#12 Michigan 13–6–0
#13 Loyola Marymount 12–6–1
#14 San Diego 12-4-3
#15 Akron 14–4–2
#16 Cal St. Northridge 14–3–2

Regional 1[edit]

  First round Second round Regional Semifinals Regional Finals
                                     
  Oakland 2  
  Tulsa 3  
    Tulsa 2  
    1 UCLA 3  
     
       
  1 UCLA 2  
    Florida International 0  
       
       
  16 Cal St. Northridge 1
      Florida International 1/pk  
  UCF 1
  Florida International 3  
  1 UCLA 1
  8 Indiana 2
  Virginia Tech 3/pk  
  Clemson 3  
    Virginia Tech 2
    9 VCU 5  
     
       
  9 VCU 0
  8 Indiana 5  
       
       
  8 Indiana 2/2ot
      Kentucky 1  
  Cincinnati 0
  Kentucky 0/pk  

Regional 2[edit]

  First round Second round Regional Semifinals Regional Finals
                                     
  Wisconsin-Milwaukee 4  
  Western Michigan 1  
    Wisconsin-Milwaukee 1  
    5 Notre Dame 4  
     
       
  5 Notre Dame 1  
  12 Michigan 1/pk  
       
       
  12 Michigan 6
      St. Peter's 2  
  St. Peter's 2
  Brown 0  
  12 Michigan 1
    Santa Clara 3
  Santa Clara 1/pk  
  SMU 1  
    Santa Clara 1/ot
    13 Loyola Marymount 0  
     
       
    Santa Clara 3(ot)
    Coastal Carolina 2  
       
       
  4 North Carolina 0
      Coastal Carolina 3  
  Davidson 0
  Coastal Carolina 3  

Regional 3[edit]

  First round Second round Regional Semifinals Regional Finals
                                     
  Virginia 2  
  Seton Hall 0  
    Virginia 2  
    3 Wake Forest 0  
     
       
    Virginia 1  
    Creighton 3  
       
       
  14 San Diego 1
      Creighton 1/pk  
  UMKC 0
  Creighton 6  
    Creighton 2
    St. John's 3
  California 2  
  San Jose State 0  
    California 0
    11 UC Santa Barbara 2  
     
       
  11 UC Santa Barbara 2
  6 St. John's 3/2ot  
       
       
  11 St. John's 0/pk
      Connecticut 0  
  Rhode Island 0
  Connecticut 3  

Regional 4[edit]

  First round Second round Regional Semifinals Regional Finals
                                     
  Farleigh Dickinson 0  
  Binghamton 1  
    Binghamton 0  
    7 Saint Louis 1/ot  
     
       
  7 Saint Louis 3(ot)  
  10 Washington 2  
       
       
  10 Washington 1
      Portland 0  
  Portland 3
  Oregon State 2  
  7 Saint Louis 2
  2 Maryland 4
  Rutgers 3  
  Lafayette 1  
    Rutgers 2
    15 Akron 3  
     
       
  15 Akron 0
  2 Maryland 1  
       
       
  2 Maryland 2
      Old Dominion 1  
  North Carolina State 3
  Old Dominion 6  

Final Four – Columbus Crew Stadium, Columbus, Ohio[edit]

National Semifinals
December 12
National Championship
December 14
      
8 Indiana 1(2ot)
  Santa Clara 0
8 Indiana 2
6 St. John's 1
6 St. John's 1
2 Maryland 0

References[edit]

  • "2003 Division I Men's Championship Bracket" (PDF). Men’s Division I Championship Brackets. National Collegiate Athletic Association. Archived from the original on 31 August 2011. Retrieved 31 August 2011.