Wisconsin Badgers men's soccer

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Wisconsin Badgers men's soccer
Wisconsin Badgers logo.svg
Founded1977; 42 years ago (1977)
UniversityUniversity of Wisconsin, Madison
Head coachJohn Trask[1] (8th season)
ConferenceBig Ten
LocationMadison, WI
StadiumDan McClimon Memorial Track/Soccer Complex[2]
(Capacity: 2,000)
NicknameBadgers
ColorsCardinal and White[3]
         
Home
Away
NCAA Tournament championships
1995
NCAA Tournament College Cup
1995
NCAA Tournament Quarterfinals
1993, 1995
NCAA Tournament Round of 16
1991, 1993, 1995, 2017
NCAA Tournament appearances
1981, 1991, 1993, 1994, 1995, 2013, 2017
Conference Tournament championships
1995, 2017
Conference Regular Season championships
1991, 1992, 1995

The Wisconsin Badgers men's soccer team is a varsity intercollegiate athletic team of University of Wisconsin–Madison in Madison, Wisconsin, United States. The team is a member of the Big Ten Conference, which is part of the National Collegiate Athletic Association's Division I. Wisconsin's first men's soccer team was fielded in 1977. The team plays its home games at Dan McClimon Memorial Track/Soccer Complex. The Badgers are coached by John Trask.

The Badgers' greatest success came during the mid 1990s, where the program won the NCAA championship and Big Ten Conference Men's Soccer Tournament in 1995. They won their second Big Ten Tournament in 2017.[4] The program has produced professional soccer players including Sam Brotherton and A. J. Cochran.

Seasons[edit]

Season Coach Overall Conference Standing Postseason
Big Ten (1977–present)
1977 Bill Reddan 6–5–1 2–2–0
1978 Bill Reddan
1979 Bill Reddan
1980 Bill Reddan
1981 Bill Reddan NCAA First Round
1982 Jim Launder
1983 Jim Launder
1984 Jim Launder
1985 Jim Launder
1986 Jim Launder
1987 Jim Launder
1988 Jim Launder
1989 Jim Launder
1990 Jim Launder
1991 Jim Launder 1st NCAA Second Round
1992 Jim Launder 1st
1993 Jim Launder 2nd NCAA Quarterfinal
1994 Jim Launder T-3rd NCAA First Round
1995 Jim Launder 20–4–1 4–1–0 1st Big Ten Co-Champions
NCAA Champions
1996 Jim Launder 11–5–5 2–2–1 T-3rd
1997 Kalekeni Banda 7–13–0 2–3–0 T-4th
1998 Kalekeni Banda 4–15–1 1–4–0 T-4th
1999 Kalekeni Banda 6–13–1 1–4–0 T-5th
2000 Kalekeni Banda 10–9–1 3–3–0 T-4th
2001 Kalekeni Banda 10–8–1 3–3–0 T-4th
2002 Jeff Rohrman 9–10–0 3–3–0 T-2nd
2003 Jeff Rohrman 11–10–1 1–4–1 5th
2004 Jeff Rohrman 9–10–0 2–4–0 4th
2005 Jeff Rohrman 8–11–0 2–4–0 T-5th
2006 Jeff Rohrman 9–8–2 3–2–1 T-2nd
2007 Jeff Rohrman 6–7–6 0–3–3 6th
2008 Jeff Rohrman 9–7–3 1–4–1 7th
2009 Todd Yeagley 7–9–2 3–3–0 4th
2010 John Trask 4–13–1 1–4–1 7th
2011 John Trask 10–8–2 4–2–0 T-2nd
2012 John Trask 6–8–5 1–3–2 6th
2013 John Trask 14–5–2 4–2–0 2nd Big Ten Quarterfinals
NCAA Second Round
2014 John Trask 3–12–3 0–7–1 9th Big Ten Play-In
2015 John Trask 5–11–3 2–3–3 7th Big Ten Quarterfinals
2016 John Trask 11–4–4 4–2–2 3rd Big Ten Runners-up
2017 John Trask 10–4–5 4–3–1 5th Big Ten Champions
Big Ten Total:
Total:

      National champion         Postseason invitational champion  
      Conference regular season champion         Conference regular season and conference tournament champion
      Division regular season champion       Division regular season and conference tournament champion
      Conference tournament champion

NCAA Tournament results[edit]

Wisconsin have appeared in seven NCAA Tournaments. Their most recent appearance came in 2017.[4]

Year Record Seed Region Round Opponent Results
1981 15–2–2 N/A N/A Second Round Indiana L 1–5
1991 17–4–1 N/A N/A First Round
Second Round
Evansville
Indiana
W 2–0
L 0–1 (2OT)
1993 15–4–4 N/A N/A First Round
Second Round
Quarterfinals
Notre Dame
Indiana
Virginia
W 2–1
W 1–0
L 0–3
1994 14–6–0 N/A 1 First Round SMU L 1–2
1995 20–4–1 N/A 2 First Round
Second Round
Quarterfinals
Semifinals
Championship
Bowling Green
William & Mary
#2 SMU
Portland
Duke
W 2–0
W 1–0
W 2–0
W 1–0
W 2–0
2013 14–5–2 N/A 3 First Round
Second Round
Milwaukee
#3 Notre Dame
W 1–0
L 0–4
2017 12–5–5 N/A 2 First Round
Second Round
Third Round
Illinois-Chicago
#12 Notre Dame
#5 Akron
W 4–1
W 1–0 (OT)
L 2–3 (OT)

Rivalries[edit]

Wisconsin has rivalries with the three in-state Division I programs.[5]

Head coaching history[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Ziemer, Tom (January 20, 2010). "Trask at hand: Badgers' new soccer coach another ex-Hoosier". madison.com. Capital Newspapers. Retrieved November 13, 2017.
  2. ^ "Facilities – McClimon Track/Soccer Complex". uwbadgers.com. Retrieved November 13, 2017.
  3. ^ Style Guide // University of Wisconsin (PDF). October 8, 2017. Retrieved January 4, 2018.
  4. ^ a b "Wisconsin Wins Big Ten Men's Soccer Tournament Title". bigten.org. November 13, 2017. Retrieved November 13, 2017.
  5. ^ "UW-Madison Men's Soccer Record Book" (PDF). uwbadgers.com. June 20, 2017. Retrieved January 20, 2018.

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