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Posted on: November 21, 2022

2022 NAIA Women’s Soccer National Championship kicks off Nov. 29 in Orange Beach

2022 NAIA Women's Soccer National Championship Bracket to be played at the Orange Beach Sportsple

Ten teams from across the country will be competing in Orange Beach starting on Tuesday, November 29th at the 39th Annual NAIA Women’s Soccer National Championship.

From November 29th to December 5th, the community is invited to come out to the Orange Beach Sportsplex and cheer on the collegiate women’s soccer teams from across the country as they compete for the tournament’s 39th annual crown. The championship bracket kicks off Tuesday, November 29th at the Orange Beach Sportsplex. 

Opening round games were played November 17th-19th at sites across the country. (See the NAIA opening round recap: NAIA Women’s Soccer National Championship Opening Round Day Two Recap.) 

ORANGE BEACH SPORTSPLEX SCHEDULE

Tuesday, November 29th - first round:

  • 1 p.m. - No. 8 Aquinas College (Grand Rapids, Michigan) vs. No. 9 Westmont College (Santa Barbara, California)
  • 4 p.m. - No. 7 and defending champs University of Tennessee Southern (Pulaski, Tennessee - formerly Martin Methodist College) vs. No. 10 Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University (Prescott, Arizona)

Thursday, December 1st - quarterfinals:

  • 10 a.m. - No. 4 Spring Arbor University (Spring Arbor, Michigan) vs. No. 5 William Carey University (Hattiesburg, Mississippi)
  • 1 p.m. - Winner of Aquinas-Westmont match vs. No. 1 Keiser University (Fort Lauderdale, Florida) 
  • 4 p.m. - Winner of Tennessee Southern-Embry-Riddle match vs. No. 2 Marian University (Indianapolis, Indiana)
  • 7 p.m. - No. 3 University of the Cumberlands (Williamsburg, Kentucky) vs. No. 6 Oklahoma Wesleyan University (Bartlesville, Oklahoma)

The semifinals will be played on Saturday, December 3rd at 1 p.m. and 4 p.m. The championship will be played on Monday, December 5th at 1:05 p.m.  

View the 2022 NAIA Women's Soccer National Champion bracket. 

Tickets information will be announced soon. For more information, visit https://www.naia.org/sports/wsoc/index.

Past NAIA Women’s Soccer National Champions:

  • 2021 - Tennessee Southern defeated William Carey (MS), 3-3 (5-4 PK’s) in Orange Beach, Alabama
  • 2020 - Keiser (FL) defeated William Carey (MS), 2-1 (OT) in Foley, Alabama.  
  • 2019 - Keiser (FL) defeated Marian (IND), 2-0 in Orange Beach, Alabama. 
  • 2018 - William Carey (MS) defeated Keiser (FL), 1-0 in Orange Beach, Alabama
  • 2017 - Spring Arbor (MI) defeated Benedictine (KS), 2-0 in Orange Beach, Alabama
  • 2016 - Northwestern Ohio defeated Spring Arbor (MI), 1-0 in Orange Beach, Alabama
  • 2015 - Spring Arbor (MI) defeated Lindsey Wilson (KY), 3-0 in Orange Beach, Alabama
  • 2014 - Lindsey Wilson (KY) defeated Northwestern Ohio, 3-0 in Orange Beach, Alabama
  • 2013 - Concordia (OR) defeated Westmont (CA), 1-0 in Orange Beach, Alabama
  • 2012 - Lindsey Wilson (KY) defeated Olivet Nazarene (IL), 3-2 in Orange Beach, Alabama
  • 2011 - Lee (TN) defeated Concordia (OR), 3-0 in Decatur, Alabama
  • 2010 - Lee (TN) defeated Hastings (NE), 3-0 in Decatur, Alabama
  • 2009 - Lee (TN) defeated Point Loma Nazarene (CA), 2-0 in Decatur, Alabama
  • 2008 - Lee (TN) defeated Concordia (OR), 3-0 in Daytona Beach, Florida
  • 2007 - Martin Methodist (TN) defeated Azusa Pacific (CA), 2-1 in Daytona Beach, Florida
  • 2006 - Lindsey Wilson (KY) defeated Azusa Pacific, 2-1 (4OT) in Olathe, Kansas
  • 2005 - Martin Methodist (TN) defeated  Lee (TN), 1-0 in Olathe, Kansas
  • 2004 - Lindsey Wilson (KY) defeated Concordia (OR), 2-0 in Santa Barbara, California
  • 2003 - Westmont (CA) defeated Lindsey Wilson (KY), 2-1 (SD-7OT) in Santa Barbara, California
  • 2002 - Westmont (CA) defeated Azusa Pacific (CA), 2-1 in Saint Charles, Missouri
  • 2001 - Westmont (CA) defeated Oklahoma City, 1-0 in Saint Charles, Missouri
  • 2000 - Simon Fraser (B.C.) defeated Lindenwood (MO), 1-0 (SD-5OT) in Miami, Florida
  • 1999 - Westmont (CA) defeated Transylvania (KY), 3-0 in Miami, Florida
  • 1998 - Azusa Pacific (CA) defeated Simon Fraser (B.C.), 2-1 in Mobile, Alabama
  • 1997 - Mobile (AL) defeated Simon Fraser (B.C.), 2-1 (OT) in San Antonio, Texas
  • 1996 - Simon Fraser (B.C.) defeated Mobile (AL), 3-2 (SD-5OT) in San Antonio, Texas
  • 1995 - Lynn (FL) defeated Lindenwood (MO), 4-1 in Mount Berry, Georgia
  • 1994 - Lynn (FL) defeated Park (MO), 3-1 in Mount Berry, Georgia
  • 1993 - Berry (GA) defeated Lynn (FL), 1-0 (SD-OT) in Saint Charles, Missouri
  • 1992 - Lynn (FL) defeated Pacific Lutheran (WA), 1-0 in Tacoma, Washington
  • 1991 - Pacific Lutheran (WA) defeated Missouri Valley (MO), 4-0 in Boca Raton, Florida
  • 1990 - Berry (GA) defeated Pacific Lutheran (WA), 3-1 (2OT) in Due West, South Carolina
  • 1989 - Pacific Lutheran (WA) defeated Berry (GA), 2-0 in Due West, South Carolina
  • 1988 - Pacific Lutheran (WA) defeated Hardin–Simmons (TX), 2-0 in Abilene, Texas
  • 1987 - Berry (GA) defeated Erskine (SC), 1-0 in Due West, South Carolina
  • 1986 - St. Mary’s (CA) defeated Berry (GA), 3-0 in Wilmington, Ohio
  • 1985 - Westmont (CA) defeated Puget Sound (WA), 4-2 in Tacoma, Washington
  • 1984 - St. Mary’s (CA) defeated Cardinal Newman (MO), 4-0 in Saint Louis, Missouri

View all championship stats on the NAIA website. 


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