SLU Wins Soccer Championship

On November 28, 1959, Saint Louis University wins the first-ever NCAA Division 1 Men’s Soccer Championship. SLU Billikens soccer team won a national title against the University of Bridgeport 5-2, finishing the season 11-1. Over the first 15 years of NCAA soccer, Saint Louis University won 10 national championships. 

Based upon content from the book Missouri 365: This Day in Missouri History by John W. Brown, broadcaster and Missouri historian. Get your copy at Reedy Press.

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