1979 NCAA Division II Soccer Championship
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1979 NCAA Division II Soccer Championship
1979 NCAA Division II Soccer Championship
Country United States
Teams10
ChampionsAlabama A&M
(2nd title)
Runners-upEastern Illinois
(1st title game)
Third placeSeattle Pacific
Matches played10
Goals scored26 (2.6 per match)
Top goal scorer(s)Gordon Prempeh, EIU (3)
1978
1980 ->

The 1979 NCAA Division II Soccer Championship was the eighth annual tournament held by the NCAA to determine the top men's Division II college soccer program in the United States.

Alabama A&M defeated Eastern Illinois in the final, 2-0, to win their second national title. This was the Bulldogs' third consecutive appearance in the Division II championship match after winning in 1977 and losing in 1978.

The final was played at Florida International University in Miami, Florida on December 1, 1979.[1]

Bracket

  First Round Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
December 1, 1979
Miami, Florida
                                     
       
  So. Conn. State 2  
    Mercy 1  
     
       
  So. Conn. State 0  
  Eastern Illinois 1  
       
       
  UM-Saint Louis 0
    Eastern Illinois 3  
Western Illinois 1
Eastern Illinois 3  
  Eastern Illinois 0
  Alabama A&M 2
       
       
  Seattle Pacific 3 Third place
    Chapman 0  
      So. Conn. State 0
        Seattle Pacific 1
  Seattle Pacific 0
  Alabama A&M 1*  
       
       
  Alabama A&M 3
    Florida International 0  
Rollins 1
Florida International 4  
  • An asterisk indicates one overtime period

Final

Eastern Illinois0-2Alabama A&M
Report Felix Onyekwelu Goal 30:41 (Sinclair)
Segun Adele Goal 59:49 (Merenini)

See also

References

  1. ^ "NCAA Division II Men's Championship Brackets" (PDF). NCAA. NCAA.org. Retrieved 2017.

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