When Georgia Tech coach John Heisman ran up a 222-0 rating in opposition to Cumberland on October 7, 1916, school soccer data have been nonetheless 21 years from being first recorded. In consequence, that recreation — probably the most lopsided in school soccer historical past — isn’t formally acknowledged in them.
However there are nonetheless loads of absurdly high-scoring video games within the pages of the official school soccer data.
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Right here, we have a look at the highest scoring recreation from each degree of NCAA soccer, compiled from official NCAA file books:
146: Texas A&M (74) vs. LSU (72), Nov. 24, 2018
Not solely did this recreation tie the FBS file by lasting seven overtimes, however it broke the earlier file for many factors scored in an FBS recreation. That was held by the 2016 Pitt-Syracuse recreation, when the 2 mixed for 137 factors in a 76-61 Panthers win.
However this recreation was loopy, too. It was 31-31 after 4 quarters. This is how the quarterbacks completed after the seventh time beyond regulation:
- LSU QB Joe Burrow: 25-for-38 passing, 270 yards, 3 touchdowns, 1 interception; 100 speeding yards, 3 touchdowns
- Texas A&M QB Kellen Mond: 23-for-49 passing, 287 yards, 6 touchdowns; 42 speeding yards, 1 landing
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Even LSU working again Clyde Edwards-Helaire added to the 6-point tally along with his personal passing landing.
Listed here are among the staff stats from the sport:
|First downs||Move yards||Move TDs||Rush yds||Rush TDs||Complete yds|
Be aware: FBS/Division I-A didn’t start till 1978, however statistics return to 1937.
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141: Weber State (73) vs. Portland State (68), Oct 27, 2007
Portland State quarterback Drew Hubel was anticipated to redshirt his freshman 12 months, however was pressured into the lineup after accidents thinned the Vikings’ roster. It type of labored out.
Hubel accomplished 35 of 56 for 485 yards with no interceptions and 9 touchdowns, which could go down as the very best efficiency in a shedding effort ever. His 9 touchdowns ties him with Mississippi Valley’s Willie Totten (1984) for probably the most landing passes thrown in a recreation in FCS historical past.
However Portland State solely managed 17 speeding yards to Weber State’s 353, 225 of which got here from Trevyn Smith. The Vikings’ 64-point effort ranks as probably the most factors scored by a shedding staff in FCS historical past.
Earlier than this recreation, probably the most factors by two groups at any degree of NCAA soccer was from 1968, when North Park beat North Central 104-32 to mix for 136 factors. Weber State and Portland State’s file would solely stand for 2 weeks, thanks to a different recreation decrease on this record.
Within the bizarre world of sports activities, the 2 groups would play one another in basketball that season. The rating? Weber State 73, Portland State 68,
Be aware: FCS/Division I-AA didn’t start till 1978.
161: Abilene Christian (93) vs. West Texas A&M (68), Nov. 22, 2008
The primary drive of this recreation, by West Texas A&M, led to a punt. Abilene Christian scored in three performs on the following drive. After one other punt and a missed subject objective, 11 straight drives to conclude the half ended with a landing or subject objective.
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Of the 31 complete drives within the recreation, 22 have been touchdowns and two have been subject objectives. That’s 77 p.c of the drives ending with a rating. There have been solely 4 punts within the recreation.
The 2 groups mixed for 64 first downs and 1,531 yards of offense.
Be aware: DII statistics started in 1946.
142: Hartwick (72) vs. Utica (70), Nov. 10, 2007 (4OT); Rose-Hulman (74) vs. Illinois Faculty (68), Sept. 13, 2014, (3OT)
Two weeks after Weber State and Portland State set the brand new NCAA file for mixed factors in a recreation, Hartwick and Utica confronted off in a recreation that will go to 4 overtimes, and simply barely edge out the file for many factors in a NCAA recreation at any degree.
After the 2 groups mixed for 12 touchdowns via three quarters, Hartwick held a 49-42 lead with 3:14 left on the clock, and punted the ball again to Utica. The punt went simply 9 yards, and gave the Pioneers the ball on the 40-yard line. Two cross interference calls later and Utica had first and objective on the 2. A landing with 17 seconds left would ship the sport to time beyond regulation, the place the groups would commerce six touchdowns earlier than Utica failed a two-point conversion tie and misplaced the sport.
In 2014, Rose-Hulman and Illinois Faculty wanted simply three overtimes to achieve the identical rating. That recreation noticed Austin Swenson of Rose-Hulman (603) and Michael Bates of Illinois Col. (535) achieve probably the most yards by two opposing gamers in any DIII recreation, finishing a mixed 79 of 132 passes. The 2 groups additionally broke the mixed first down file with 77. A mixed 13 landing passes additionally set a brand new file.
Sophomore quarterback Austin Swenson went 37-for-60 with 603 yards and 7 touchdowns to guide the Fightin’ Engineers to the win.
Be aware: DIII statistics started in 1946.