The Ohio State College (OSU) Buckeyes soccer program has received a complete of seven nationwide championships throughout the 110 yr historical past of the distinguished faculty soccer program. Since kicking off their first season in 1890 the Buckeyes have amassed a powerful 819-308-53 all-time report which equates to successful greater than 71% of their video games by way of the 2009 season. Chief amongst these 819 victories are the seven wins that secured the title of nationwide champion.
The seven OSU nationwide championships occurred within the following seasons:
The primary nationwide championship was received by head coach Paul Brown in 1942. For the 1942 season the Buckeyes went a powerful 6-1 within the Massive Ten Convention whereas ending the season with an total report of 9-1 for his or her first nationwide title.
Woody Hayes has a commanding lead for probably the most nationwide titles by any Ohio State coach. The legendary Woody Hayes is credited with successful 5 separate nationwide championships for the seasons of 1954, 1957, 1961, 1968, and 1970.
OSU claims a nationwide championship for the 1970 season even if the workforce misplaced its ultimate recreation of the yr when it performed the Stanford Cardinal within the Rose Bowl. Even though the broadly accepted Related Press declared the College of Nebraska the highest workforce within the nation Buckeye followers nonetheless depend the 1970 season as a nationwide championship due to the Nationwide Soccer Basis (NFF) declared Ohio State College as the very best workforce within the nation on the conclusion of the season. Within the fashionable period the NCAA has moved in the direction of the extra universally accepted Bowl Championship Sequence (BCS) to crown consensus nationwide champions in a sport the place the very best workforce on the finish of the season has traditionally been a matter up for debt.
The newest Ohio State nationwide championship got here in 2002 when head coach Jim Tressel lead his squad to an exhilarating victory over the College of Miami Hurricanes within the Fiesta Bowl. Miami was an 11.5 level favourite going into the sport and OSU pulled off the upset in Tempe, Arizona by scoring a landing within the second extra time to win by a ultimate rating of 31-24.
The Buckeyes competed in nationwide championship video games once more following the 2006 and 2007 seasons. On each events OSU got here up nicely quick in opposition to Southeast Convention (SEC) opponents within the College of Florida and LSU.
Whereas the 2009 season didn’t produce an eighth nationwide championship it did conclude with a sound victory within the Rose Bowl. The 26-17 win over the College of Oregon Geese on New Yr's Day of 2010 broke a streak of three consecutive robust publish season losses for Ohio State.