Senior Salute: Three classes post 60th career win (updated thru 9/28/10 gms)

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Previous CS360 Senior Salutes (2010)
• Aug. 26  |  • Sept. 2  (featured team: BYU)
• Sept. 6  (featured: Notre Dame)  |  • Sept. 16 


CollegeSoccer360.com's exclusive tracking of the
winningest senior classes/4-year records in Division I women's soccer has been updated, through games played as of Sept. 26. The top-2 programs – North Carolina (76-9-5) and Notre Dame (75-11-3) – are separated by only one win, while Stanford (70-6-8) and UCLA (70-8-6) have edged ahead of fellow west-coast power Portland (69-9-0) in a tie for third place. The Portland seniors continue to own the top career winning pct. (.885). See bottom of this release for complete list of the 40 programs with the most victories over the past four seasons.

Three programs – BYU (61-15-5), Florida State (61-16-7) and Florida (60-16-7) – recently joined UNC, ND, Stanford, UCLA and Portland as teams that have totaled 60-plus victories over the past four seasons.

Boston College – riding a 28-4-3 record over the past two seasons – has been making moves up the 4-year record list (53-15-9), currently tied with Central Florida (53-17-9) for 13th on the list of winningest senior classes.

... CS360 also now is tracking the programs with the 
most wins over the past three seasons ('08-'10; winningest junior classes) and soon will be posting this info. in chart form  ... but here a quick rundown of the top-25 winning programs from 2008-10: (1) UNC 57-5-4 ... (2) Notre Dame 56-6-1 ... (3) Stanford 55-3-3 ... (4) Portland 51-5-0 ... (5) UCLA 50-6-4 ... (6) BYU & Denver (both 44-11-3) ... (8) Florida St. 43-11-4, Minnesota 43-10-4 & Florida 43-11-4 ... (11) Oklahoma St. 42-9-7 & Boston College 42-10-5 ... (13) Charlotte 41-10-3 & Texas A&M 41-15-4 ... (15) Dayton 39-9-7 ... (16) UCF 38-13-5 & Memphis 38-15-2 ... (18) South Carolina 37-13-8 & Wake Forest 37-17-2 ... (20) UNC Greensboro 36-12-4 & Milwaukee 36-12-7 ... (22) USC 35-12-7, UTEP 35-14-2, Navy 35-14-6 & Boston Univ. 35-17-3.


The top winning percentages for the 2008-10 span belong to: Stanford (.881), Portland (.885), ND (.860), UNC (.872), UCLA (.869), Siena (.796; 33-7-4), FSU (.790), Charlotte (.787), BYU (.785), DU and Oklahoma St. (both .785), BC (.781) and Florida (.776).

... Here's the complete updated list of the nation's winningest senior classes (note: when referencing lists on this page, please credit CollegeSoccer360.com with the research and – if possible – provide a link to this blog post ... if currently in the CS360 blog stream, click on post headline above for the direct URL). 

Current Four-Year Records in D-I Women's Soccer (top senior classes; '07-'10)
(research compiled by CollegeSoccer360.com; yearly records are 2007...'08...'09...'10)

(1) .... 76-9-5  (.872) ..... North Carolina  (19-4-1 ... 25-1-2 ... 23-3-1 ... 9-1-1)
(2) .... 75-11-3  (.860) ... Notre Dame  (19-5-2 ... 26-1-0 ... 21-4-1 ... 9-1-0)
(3) .... 70-6-8  (.881) ..... Stanford  (15-3-5 ... 22-2-1 ... 25-1-0 ... 8-0-2)
 ........ 70-8-6  (.869) ..... UCLA  (20-2-2 ... 22-1-2 ... 21-3-1 ... 7-2-1)
(5) 
.... 69-9-0  (.885) ..... Portland  (18-4-0 ... 20-2-0 ... 21-2-0 ... 10-1-0)

re-sorted by win pct.: Portland .885 ... Stanford .881 ... UNC .872 ... UCLA .869 ... ND .860

(6)
 .... 61-15-5  (.784) ... BYU  (17-4-2 ... 18-6-0 ... 18-4-2 ... 8-1-1)
......... 61-16-7  (.768) ... Florida State  (18-6-3 ... 17-3-3 ... 19-5-1 ... 7-2-0)
(8) .... 60-16-7  (.765) ... Florida  (17-5-3 ... 19-4-1 ... 16-6-2 ... 8-1-1)
(9) .... 59-19-6  (.738) ... Texas A&M  (18-4-2 ... 18-5-1 ... 15-7-3 ... 8-3-0)
(10) .. 57-14-4  (.776) ... Charlotte  (16-5-1 ... 18-4-1 ... 16-3-2 ... 7-3-0)

(11) .. 56-15-10  (.753) ... Oklahoma State  (14-6-3 ... 18-1-4 ... 15-7-2 ... 9-1-1)
........ 56-16-8  (.750) ..... Denver  (12-5-5 ... 19-3-2 ... 17-6-1 ... 8-2-0)
(13) .. 55-15-9  (.753) ..... USC  (20-3-2 ... 16-5-2 ... 12-6-3 ... 7-1-2)
........ 55-19-3  (.734) ...... Memphis   (17-4-1 ... 15-5-2 ... 16-7-0 ... 7-3-0)
(15) .. 53-15-9  (.747) ..... Boston College  (11-5-4 ... 15-6-2 ... 18-4-2 ... 9-0-1)
........ 53-17-9 (.728) ....... Central Florida  (15-4-4 ... 14-6-3 ... 17-5-1 ... 7-2-1)

(17)
 .. 52-13-11  (.757) .... Dayton  (13-4-4 ... 15-6-1 .. 16-1-6 ... 8-2-0)
........ 52-17-5  (.737) ...... UNC Greensboro  (16-5-1 ... 16-4-3 ... 13-7-0 ... 4-1-1)
........ 52-18-7  (.721) ...... Minnesota  (9-8-2 ... 22-4-0 ... 12-5-3 ... 9-1-2)
(120) .. 51-19-11  (.698) .... South Carolina  (14-6-3 ... 11-7-4 ... 19-4-2 ... 7-2-2)

(21) .. 50-23-6  (.671) ...... Georgia  (18-4-2 ... 11-11-1 ... 15-6-1 ... 6-2-2)
........ 50-24-5  (.667) ...... Penn State  (18-4-2 ... 16-8-0 ... 13-6-2 ... 3-6-1)
.........50-24-5  (.667) ..... Wake Forest  (13-7-3 ... 13-8-0 ... 16-6-2 ... 8-3-0)

(24) .. 49-16-11  (.717) .... Milwaukee  (13-4-4 ... 18-3-2 ... 12-6-3 ... 6-3-2)
......... 49-19-10  (.692) .... Navy  (14-5-4 ... 15-4-3 ... 14-5-2 ... 6-5-1)
......... 49-20-11  (.681) .... Purdue  (20-2-3 ... 12-7-3 ... 12-6-3 ... 5-5-2)

(27) ... 48-18-9  (.700) ..... San Diego  (15-3-3 ... 15-5-2 ... 12-7-2 ... 6-3-2)
......... 48-21-4  (.685) ..... Georgetown  (14-8-0 ... 13-4-2 ... 12-6-2 ... 9-3-0)
......... 48-21-4  (.685) ..... UTEP  (13-7-2 ... 13-7-1 ... 13-6-1 ... 9-1-0)

(30) .. 47-19-6  (.694) ..... Hofstra  (18-4-0 ... 11-8-3 ... 10-6-3 ... 8-1-0)
........ 47-19-10  (.684) .... Toledo  (14-6-3 ... 16-5-1 ... 11-6-4 ... 6-2-2)
........ 47-19-15  (.673) .... West Virginia  (18-5-2 ... 14-3-6 ... 10-7-6 ... 5-4-1)
........ 47-23-4  (.662) ...... William & Mary  (15-5-2 ... 15-7-1 ... 12-7-0 ... 5-4-1)
........ 47-24-4  (.653) ..... North Texas  (15-8-0 ... 15-4-1 ... 12-7-2 ... 5-5-1)
........ 47-25-5  (.643) ..... James Madison  (17-5-1 ... 14-7-2 ... 11-8-2 ... 5-5-0)

(36) .. 46-13-11  (.736) ... Western Kentucky  (14-3-3 ... 15-2-4 ... 14-4-2 ... 3-4-2)
........ 46-17-7  (.707) ..... Monmouth  (12-5-4 ... 14-4-1 ... 15-5-1 ... 5-3-1)
........ 46-23-4  (.658) ...... Furman  (16-6-1 ... 14-6-2 ... 10-8-0 ... 6-3-1)
........ 46-24-6  (.645) ..... Boston Univ.  (11-7-3 ... 15-6-1 ... 14-6-2 ... 6-5-0)

(40)... 45-16-16  (.688) ... Virginia  (13-4-6 ... 15-5-3 ... 10-6-6 ... 7-1-1)
......... 45-23-8  (.645) ..... Missouri  (13-8-1 ... 16-5-2 ... 13-6-3 ... 3-4-2)

(all records above include games played through Sept. 28, 2010)

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