This past year, 2017, was a year of firsts for the NIRSA National Soccer Tournament. Such firsts included open applications for host sites for regional soccer tournaments, and the first year of incorporating student officials
Many NIRSA members ask how they can get more involved in the Association or how they can get involved in a new way. I’m happy to say that I have the answer for you all.
As a member of the NIRSA Championship Series Soccer Work Team for years now, I have had the pleasure of working with many of the current and past volunteers who have served in many different
The 24h Annual NIRSA National Soccer Championships, played November 16–18, took place in a familiar place: The Reach 11 Sport Complex in Phoenix, AZ. While there were two new champions crowned in the Open Division,
It was another great tournament!
Thank you to all of the teams, players, coaches, fans, friends and family that make this a great event.
Thank you to all of our tournament volunteers and officials from across the nation who contribute their time and energy to make sure this event goes on every year.
Special Thanks go to:
- Tournament […]
The BYU Cougars are the 2017 Men’s National Champions. They won their first national title since 2001. It is the program’s 6th national title. No other program has more than 3.
BYU opened tournament play strongly with pool play wins over Michigan State 3-1 and Penn 5-0.
BYU opened bracket play with a Round of 16 win […]
The University California-Santa Barbara Gauchos are the 2017 Women’s National Champions. They have now won 2 consecutive titles. It is the program’s 7th overall national title. The 7 have been won in past 11 seasons. No other program has more than 3 titles.
UCSB started pool play with a 1-1 draw over Florida and won the […]
The Arizona Wildcats are the 2017 Men’s Open Champions. Arizona won their first open title in history. Arizona marched through the tournament undefeated.
Arizona marched through pool play with a 4-0 win over Colorado-Colorado Springs, a 6-0 win over St. Edward’s and a 4-2 win over Miami (FL).
In bracket play, Arizona continued their strong play with […]
The Oregon Ducks are the 2017 Women’s Open Champions. Oregon won their first open title in their history. Oregon seemed to gain strength as the tournament went on.
Oregon opened their path to the title with a come from behind 2-1 victory over Dayton. That was followed up with a 1-1 draw over Iowa State. Oregon […]