NAIA Women's Soccer Championship

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NAIA Women's Soccer Championship
Organizing bodyNAIA
Founded1984; 40 years ago (1984)
RegionUnited States
Current champion(s)Cumberlands Patriots
(1st title)
Most successful team(s)Westmont Warriors
(5 titles)
Websitenaia.org/sports/wsoc

The NAIA Women's Soccer Championship is the annual tournament to determine the national champions of NAIA women's collegiate soccer in the United States and Canada. It has been held annually since 1984.[1][2]

The most successful program is Westmont (CA), with 5 NAIA national titles. Cumberlands (KY) won their first overall national title in 2023.

Results[edit]

Year Site Championship match
Champion Score Runner-up
1984
Details
St. Louis, MO St. Mary's (CA) 4–0 Cardinal Newman (MO)
1985
Details
Tacoma, WA Westmont 4–2 Puget Sound
1986
Details
Wilmington, OH St. Mary's (CA) (2) 3–0 Berry
1987
Details
Due West, SC Berry 1–0 Erskine
1988
Details
Abilene, Texas Pacific Lutheran 2–0 Hardin–Simmons
1989
Details
Due West, SC Pacific Lutheran (2) 2–0 Berry
1990
Details
Berry (2) 3–1
(2OT)
Pacific Lutheran (WA)
1991
Details
Boca Raton, Florida Pacific Lutheran (3) 4–0 Missouri Valley
1992
Details
Tacoma, Washington Lynn 1–0 Pacific Lutheran
1993
Details
St. Charles, Missouri Berry (4) 1-0
(OT)
Lynn
1994
Details
Mount Berry, Georgia Lynn (2) 3–1 Park (MO)
1995
Details
Lynn (3) 4–1 Lindenwood
1996
Details
San Antonio, Texas Simon Fraser 3–2
(5OT)
Mobile
1997
Details
Mobile 2–1
(OT)
Simon Fraser
1998
Details
Mobile, Alabama Azusa Pacific 2–1 Simon Fraser
1999
Details
Miami, Florida Westmont (2) 3–0 Transylvania
2000
Details
Simon Fraser 1–0
(5OT)
Lindenwood
2001
Details
St. Charles, Missouri Westmont (3) 1–0 Oklahoma City
2002
Details
Westmont (4) 2–1 Azusa Pacific
2003
Details
Santa Barbara, California Westmont (5) 2–1
(7OT)
Lindsey Wilson
2004
Details
Lindsey Wilson 2–0 Concordia (OR)
2005
Details
Olathe, Kansas Martin Methodist 1–0 Lee (TN)
2006
Details
Lindsey Wilson (2) 2–1
(4OT)
Azusa Pacific
2007
Details
Daytona Beach, Florida Martin Methodist (2) 2–1 Azusa Pacific
2008
Details
Lee (TN) 3–0 Concordia (OR)
2009
Details
Decatur, Alabama Lee (TN) (2) 2–0 Point Loma Nazarene
2010
Details
Lee (TN) (3) 3–0 Hastings
2011
Details
Lee (TN) (4) 3–0 Concordia (OR)
2012
Details
Orange Beach, Alabama Lindsey Wilson (3) 3–2 Olivet Nazarene
2013
Details
Concordia (OR) 1–0 Westmont
2014
Details
Lindsey Wilson (4) 3–0 Northwestern Ohio
2015
Details
Spring Arbor 3–0 Lindsey Wilson (KY)
2016
Details
Northwestern Ohio 1–0 Spring Arbor
2017
Details
Spring Arbor (2) 2–0 Benedictine (KS)
2018
Details
William Carey 1–0 Keiser (FL)
2019
Details
Keiser 2–0 Marian (IN)
2020[n 1]
Details
Foley, Alabama Keiser (2) 2–1
(OT)
William Carey
2021
Details
Orange Beach, Alabama Tennessee Southern (3) 3–3
(5–4 pen.)
William Carey
2022
Details
Spring Arbor (3) 1–0 Marian (IN)
2023
Details
Foley, Alabama Cumberlands (KY) 1–1
(3–2 pen.)
William Carey
Notes
  1. ^ Championship rescheduled from fall 2020 to spring 2021 due to COVID-19.

Cumulative results[edit]

Team Championships Runners-up
Westmont 5 (1985, 1999, 2001, 2002, 2003) 1 (2013)
Lindsey Wilson 4 (2004, 2006, 2012, 2014) 2 (2003, 2015)
Lee (TN)[r 1] 4 (2008, 2009, 2010, 2011) 1 (2005)
Berry[r 1] 3 (1987, 1990, 1993) 2 (1986, 1989)
Pacific Lutheran[r 1] 3 (1988, 1989, 1991) 2 (1990, 1992)
Lynn (Boca Raton)[r 1] 3 (1991, 1994, 1995) 1 (1992)
Tennessee–Southern (Martin Methodist) 3 (2005, 2007, 2021) 0
Spring Arbor 3 (2015, 2017, 2022) 1 (2016)
Simon Fraser[r 1] 2 (1996, 2000) 2 (1997, 1998)
Saint Mary's (CA)[r 1] 2 (1984, 1986) 0
Keiser 2 (2019, 2020) 1 (2018)
Azusa Pacific[r 1] 1 (1998) 3 (2002, 2006, 2007)
Concordia (OR)[r 2] 1 (2013) 3 (2004, 2008, 2011)
William Carey 1 (2018) 2 (2020, 2021, 2023)
Mobile 1 (1997) 1 (1996)
Northwestern Ohio 1 (2016) 1 (2014)
Cumberlands (KY) 1 (2023) 0
Lindenwood[r 1] 0 2 (1995, 2000)
Marian (IN) 0 2 (2019, 2022)
Cardinal Newman (MO)[r 3] 0 1 (1984)
Puget Sound[r 1] 0 1 (1985)
Erskine[r 1] 0 1 (1987)
Hardin–Simmons[r 1] 0 1 (1988)
Missouri Valley 0 1 (1991)
Park (MO) 0 1 (1994)
Transylvania[r 1] 0 1 (1999)
Oklahoma City 0 1 (2001)
Point Loma Nazarene[r 1] 0 1 (2009)
Hastings 0 1 (2010)
Olivet Nazarene 0 1 (2012)
Benedictine (KS) 0 1 (2017)
Notes
  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m No longer NAIA members
  2. ^ Concordia (OR) closed in 2020.
  3. ^ Cardinal Newman (MO) closed in 1985.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "NAIA Women's Soccer Championship Results" (PDF). NAIA. NAIA Honors.com. Retrieved January 22, 2016.
  2. ^ "NAIA Women's Soccer Championship History" (PDF). Retrieved December 12, 2009.

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