SCU Wins NCCAA Division I Men's Soccer Title


KISSIMMEE, Fla. — Southwestern Christian University defeated Emmanuel (Ga.) 1-0 in overtime and secured its first ever NCCAA Division I Men's Soccer championship Saturday at Austin-Tindall Soccer Complex.

After the Eagles and Lions played a scoreless 90 minutes of regulation, SCU broke through in 98th minute when Chad Dennis connected with Walton Domingos who netted the game winner, his fifth goal of the tournament.

Dennis, a senior midfielder from Liverpool, England, was named Tournament Most Outstanding Player. Lucas Loureiro, Danny Roberts and Rob Tomlin joined Dennis on the all-tournament team. 

The Eagles (15-5-5) punched their ticket to the national championship match by winning Pool C and defeating in-state rival Oklahoma Baptist 5-3 in the semifinals. in pool play SCU topped Bethesda (Calif.) 3-0 and Bluefield (Va.) 2-0.

SCU allowed just three goals in four games in national tournament play. The Eagles outscored their opponents by a combined 11-3.

For all tournament results, click here.

 

All-Tournament Team
Pos.
Tae Young
Kim
Bethesda University
D
Marcus
Larsen
Emmanuel College
D
Josh
Smith
Emmanuel College
D
Jon
Sands
Grace College
D
Daniel
Roberts
Southwestern Christian University
D
Joao
Delgado
Bluefield College
F
Thiago
Dos Santos
Oklahoma Baptist University
F
Ian
Billin
Bethel College
M
Lukas
Muszong
Bethel College
M
Ross
Lindsay
Campbellsville University
M
Craig
Russell
Emmanuel College
M
Jesse
Toth
Houghton College
M
Pablo
Garcia
Oklahoma Baptist University
M
Chad
Dennis
Southwestern Christian University
M
Lucas
Loureiro
Southwestern Christian University
M
Rob
Tomlin
Southwestern Christian University
M
 
 
 
 
Tournament Most Outstanding Player
 
Chad
Dennis
Southwestern Christian University
M