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9 winningest FCS groups in school soccer historical past

Only one FCS soccer program has topped 900 all-time wins. That honor belongs to Yale, who completed the 2019 season 9-1.

Listed below are the 9 winningest FCS groups in school soccer historical past, as of Oct. 3, 2020.

*Win-loss data have been pulled from’s post-2018 file e book. Outcomes from the 2018-19 and 2019-20 seasons have been added to every college’s file on this checklist. All data embody bowl video games and playoff wins/losses.

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1. Yale

All-time file: 916-380-55

Win proportion: .698

First season: 1872

As {one of the} oldest school soccer applications, Yale owns 18 NCAA-recognized nationwide championships, 15 Ivy League titles (final one coming in 2017) and two Heisman trophy winners (1936, ’37). Sixty-eight of Yale’s all-time wins have come in opposition to Harvard in DI soccer’s third-most performed rivalry identified merely as “The Sport.” The Bulldogs maintain a 68-60-8 edge over the Crimson, together with their 50-43 double additional time win to shut out 2019.

2. Harvard

All-time file: 


Win proportion: .679

First season: 1874

Harvard soccer has eight nationwide championships together with 17 convention crowns for the reason that Ivy League’s inception in 1956. Whereas Yale has extra all-time wins within the the historic rivalry, Harvard has received The Sport in 15 of the previous 19 years, since 2001.  

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3. Penn

All-time file: 


Win proportion: .629

First season: 1876

Penn’s 1,404 video games performed in 142 seasons is an NCAA file throughout all divisions. The Quakers are additionally tied for third within the FCS file books for longest profitable streak since 1978 (24; 1992-95) and have the longest convention win streak in Ivy League historical past (20; 2001-04). Penn is simply behind Dartmouth for many convention titles (18), with its most up-to-date one coming in 2016.

4. Princeton

All-time file: 


Win proportion: .664

First season: 1869

Princeton performed within the first-ever school soccer recreation in 1869 in opposition to Rutgers. Since then, the Tigers have had 28 undefeated seasons, together with a 10-0 end for the Ivy League title in 2018. Princeton scored a program- and conference-record 47 factors per recreation in 2018.

5. North Dakota State

All-time file: 743-371-34

Win proportion: .662

First season: 1894

North Dakota State is the workforce of the last decade, now profitable eight of the final 9 FCS championships — a brand new subdivision file. The Bison have probably the most wins in FCS play since 2010 and boast a 35-2 all-time file in FCS playoff video games.

6. Dartmouth

All-time file: 


Win proportion: .605

First season: 1881

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Dartmouth has one nationwide championship and 19 Ivy League titles (together with 2019) in its 138-year program historical past. The Large Inexperienced have failed to complete .500 in a season simply as soon as prior to now 10 years and have gone a mixed 26-4 within the final three seasons.

7. Delaware

All-time file: 702-467-43

Win proportion: .597

First season: 1889

Delaware is tied for seventh with 16 all-time appearances within the FCS playoffs. The Blue Hens’ 2003 FCS championship win is certainly one of six nationwide titles in program historical past at any degree. Delaware went 7-5 in 2018 and appeared within the FCS playoffs for the primary time since 2010.

8. Lehigh

All-time file: 


Win proportion: .532

First season: 1884

Lehigh represents one half of school soccer’s most-played rivalry, generally known as “The Rivalry.” Seventy-one of the Mountain Hawks’ 694 all-time wins have come in opposition to prime foe Lafayette. Lafayette leads the sequence 79-71-5, together with a 17-16 2019 win.

9. Dayton

All-time file: 


Win proportion: .643

First season: 1905

Dayton has gone 44 years with out being shut out — a streak that began when the Flyers have been nonetheless in Division III. That is a very good system for placing up wins. Dayton had the best profitable proportion amongst FCS groups within the Nineteen Nineties (92 wins, .844) and the second highest within the 2000s (87 wins, .791).