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NAIA National Tournaments - Men's Soccer

Judson has participated in six NAIA National Tournaments with their first appearance in 2001.  Their highest seed came in 2001 at #8.  Judson is 2-4 in the NAIA National Tournament with two of their losses to teams that went on to win the NAIA National Championship.


 

2001 

NAIA National Tournament l NAIA Regional Champions

19-6-2

NAIA All-Americans: Pedro Figuieredo (H.M.), Marcus Lauria (H.M.), Bizo Sogavo (H.M.)

After a decade of dominance in the NCCAA, Judson started the new decade with their first-ever appearance in the NAIA National Tournament. Judson received the automatic bid when the won their first-ever NAIA Regional Tournament. Judson defeated Dominican (IL), 3-1, and then shut out Grand View, 3-0, to advance. Judson was seeded #8 in the national tournament and fell to #9 Lindenwood, 2-0. Pedro Figuieredo, Marcus Lauria, and Bizo Sogavo were all NAIA All-Region and NAIA All-American honorable mention. 

 

2004 

NAIA National Tournament l NAIA Regional Champions

CCAC Regular Season Champions l CCAC Tournament Champions

23-1-1 

NAIA All-Americans: Wilson Neto (2nd), Doco Wesseh (2nd), Arron Craggs (H.M.)

Judson went a perfect 21-0 in the regular season and won their third CCAC regular season championships and second CCAC tournament championship. Judson advanced to the NAIA National Tournament with a 1-0 win over Grand View. Judson then won their first-ever NAIA Tournament game, 1-0, over #19 Embry-Riddle (FL). Seeded #14, Judson fell to #3 Lindenwood, 3-0. Lindenwood went on to win the national championship. Judson won the CCAC Tournament, 3-0, over Trinity International.

 
 

2005 

NAIA National Tournament l NAIA Regional Champions

CCAC Regular Season Champions l CCAC Tournament Champions

19-4-1 

NAIA All-Americans: Steve Moldenhauer (H.M.), Jesus Saiz (H.M.)

Repeating in the CCAC and NAIA Regional Tournament, Judson went to their third NAIA National Tournament and was ranked #15. Once again, Judson won their first-round game, 3-0, over #18 Concordia (OR). Judson then fell to #2 Lindsey Wilson, 4-1. Lindsey Wilson they went on to win the national championship. It was the second year in a row that Judson lost to the eventual national champion. Judson won the CCAC Tournament Championship over Trinity International, 4-2. Judson won the regional tournament, 1-0, over Grand View.

 
 

2006 

NAIA National Tournament l NAIA Regional Champions

CCAC Regular Season Champions l CCAC Tournament Champions

17-4-1 

NAIA All-Americans: Jesus Saiz (3rd), Milos Bajic (H.M.), Arron Craggs (H.M.), Mark Howlett (H.M.), Bruno Pradines (H.M.)

Winning their third straight CCAC regular season, CCAC Tournament, and NAIA Regional Championship, Judson played in their fourth NAIA National Tournament. #13 Judson fell in the first round to #20 Lindsey Wilson, 3-1. Judson won the NAIA Regional, 2-1, over Grand View, and took the CCAC Tournament, 3-0, against Trinity International. It was the third year in a row that Judson played Trinity International in the championship game.


      

2007 

NAIA National Tournament l NAIA Regional Champions

CCAC Regular Season Champions l CCAC Tournament Champions

15-5-3

NAIA All-Americans: Steve Moldenhauer (H.M.), Mark Howlett (H.M.), Gustavo Oliveira (H.M.)

Judson won an unprecedant fourth straight CCAC regular season, CCAC Tournament, and NAIA Regional Championship. No CCAC program had ever won four-straight championships both regular season and tournament. Judson was seeded #15 and lost to #18 Mid-Continent, 2-1. Judson won the NAIA Regional Tournament, 4-1, over St. Ambrose. Judson won the program's fifth CCAC Tournament over St. Xavier, 1-0.


 

     

 

2008 

NAIA National Tournament

CCAC Tournament Champions

15-6

NAIA All-Americans: Gustavo Oliveira (H.M.)

Judson won their fifth straight CCAC Tournament Championship to earn the automatic bid to the NAIA National Tournament. It was Judson's sixth NAIA National Tournament and fifth in a row. Judson fell in the opening round in Ohio to #7 Notre Dame (OH), 6-1. The 2008 season was also a special season for coach Steve Burke as he became the NAIA All-Time wins leader. Judson also became the NAIA All-Time wins leader for programs, too. Judson won their sixth CCAC Tournament Championship in overtime, 2-1, against Cardinal Stritch.