Sr. Salute: BYU, FSU & Gator seniors nearing 60th career win (updated thru 9/16/10 gms)

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


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. 16. The top-2 programs – North Carolina (73-8-5) and Notre Dame (71-11-3) – remain the same, while Portland (67-8-0) has moved into a tie with UCLA (67-7-6) for the third-most wins from 2007-10. The Portland seniors also continue to own the top career winning pct. (.893). See bottom of this release for complete list of the 35-plus programs with the most victories over the past four seasons.

Three programs – BYU (59-14-5), Florida State (59-16-7) and Florida (58-15-6) – are on the verge of joining UNC, ND, Portland, UCLA and Stanford as teams that have totaled 60-plus victories over the past four seasons.

... 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's the top-20 winning programs from 2008-10: (1) UNC 54-4-4 ... (2) Notre Dame 52-6-1 ... (3) Stanford 41-3-3 ... (4) Portland 49-4-0 ... (5) UCLA 47-5-4 ... (6) BYU 42-10-3 ... (7) Florida 41-10-3, Denver 41-10-3, Florida St. 41-10-4 and Minnesota 41-10-4 ... (11) Texas A&M 39-13-4 ... (12) Charlotte 38-9-3, Oklahoma St. 38-9-6 and Boston College 38-10-5 ... (15) Dayton 37-9-7 and Memphis 35-13-2 ... (17) UCF 35-13-4 and South Carolina 35-13-7 ... (19) Wake Forest 34-16-2 ... (20) Monmouth 33-10-2, UNC Greensboro 33-12-4 and Boston Univ. 33-17-3.

The top winning percentages for the 2008-10 span belong to: Portland (.925), Stanford (.921), UNC (.903), ND (.890), UCLA (.875), BYU (.791), Charlotte (.790), Florida and DU (.787), FSU (.782), Florida (.783) & Minnesota (both .782).

... 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) .... 73-8-5  (.878) ..... North Carolina  (19-4-1 ... 25-1-2 ... 23-3-1 ... 6-0-1)
(2) .... 71-11-3  (.853) ... Notre Dame  (19-5-2 ... 26-1-0 ... 21-4-1 ... 5-1-0)
(3) .... 67-8-0  (.893) ..... Portland  (18-4-0 ... 20-2-0 ... 21-2-0 ... 8-0-0)
 ........ 67-7-6  (.875) ..... UCLA  (20-2-2 ... 22-1-2 ... 21-3-1 ... 4-1-1)
(5) .... 66-6-8  (.875) ..... Stanford  (15-3-5 ... 22-2-1 ... 25-1-0 ... 4-0-2)
re-sorted by win pct.: Portland .893 ... UNC .878 ... UCLA & Stanford .875 ... ND .853

(6)
 .... 59-14-5  (.789) ... BYU  (17-4-2 ... 18-6-0 ... 18-4-2 ... 6-0-1)
......... 59-16-7  (.762) ... Florida State  (18-6-3 ... 17-3-3 ... 19-5-1 ... 5-2-0)
(8) .... 58-15-6  (.772) ... Florida  (17-5-3 ... 19-4-1 ... 16-6-2 ... 6-0-0)
(9) .... 57-17-6  (.750) ... Texas A&M  (18-4-2 ... 18-5-1 ... 15-7-3 ... 6-1-0)
(10) .. 54-14-4  (.778) ... Charlotte  (16-5-1 ... 18-4-1 ... 16-3-2 ... 4-2-0)
........ 54-17-3  (.750) ... Memphis   (17-4-1 ... 15-5-2 ... 16-7-0 ... 6-1-0)

(12) 
.. 53-15-8  (.750) ... Denver  (12-5-5 ... 19-3-2 ... 17-6-1 ... 5-1-0)
(13) .. 52-15-9  (.743) ... Oklahoma State  (14-6-3 ... 18-1-4 ... 15-7-2 ... 5-1-0)
........ 52-15-9  (.743) .... USC  (20-3-2 ... 16-5-2 ... 12-6-3 ... 4-1-2)
(15) .. 50-13-11  (.750) .. Dayton  (13-4-4 ... 15-6-1 .. 16-1-6 ... 6-2-0)
........ 50-17-8 (.720) ..... Central Florida  (15-4-4 ... 14-6-3 ... 17-5-1 ... 4-2-0)
........ 50-18-6  (.716) .... Minnesota  (9-8-2 ... 22-4-0 ... 12-5-3 ... 7-1-1)

(18)
 .. 49-15-9  (.733) ..... Boston College  (11-5-4 ... 15-6-2 ... 18-4-2 ... 5-0-1)
........ 49-17-5  (.725) ..... UNC Greensboro  (16-5-1 ... 16-4-3 ... 13-7-0 ... 4-1-1)
........ 49-19-10  (.692) .... South Carolina  (14-6-3 ... 11-7-4 ... 19-4-2 ... 5-2-1)
(21) .. 48-23-5  (.669) ...... Penn State  (18-4-2 ... 16-8-0 ... 13-6-2 ... 2-5-1)
........ 48-23-5  (.665) ...... Georgia  (18-4-2 ... 11-11-1 ... 15-6-1 ... 4-2-1)

(23)
 .. 47-19-10  (.684) .... Purdue  (20-2-3 ... 12-7-3 ... 12-6-3 ... 3-4-1)
......... 47-21-4  (.681) ..... North Texas  (15-8-0 ... 15-4-1 ... 12-7-2 ... 5-2-1)
......... 47-23-5  (.660) ..... Wake Forest  (13-7-3 ... 13-8-0 ... 16-6-2 ... 5-2-0)

(26) .. 46-18-4  (.706) ..... Georgetown  (14-8-0 ... 13-4-2 ... 12-6-2 ... 7-0-0)
......... 46-17-8  (.704) ..... San Diego  (15-3-3 ... 15-5-2 ... 12-7-2 ... 4-2-1)
......... 46-18-10  (.689) .... Navy  (14-5-4 ... 15-4-3 ... 14-5-2 ... 3-4-1)
......... 46-21-4  (.676) ..... William & Mary  (15-5-2 ... 15-7-1 ... 12-7-0 ... 4-2-1)

(30) .. 45-15-8  (.727) ..... Monmouth  (12-5-4 ... 14-4-1 ... 15-5-1 ... 4-1-0)
........ 45-16-11  (.701) .... Milwaukee  (13-4-4 ... 18-3-2 ... 12-6-3 ... 2-3-2)
........ 45-18-14  (.675) .... West Virginia  (18-5-2 ... 14-3-6 ... 10-7-6 ... 3-3-0)
........ 45-23-3  (.655) ...... Furman  (16-6-1 ... 14-6-2 ... 10-8-0 ... 5-3-0)
......... 45-23-5  (.651) ..... James Madison  (17-5-1 ... 14-7-2 ... 11-8-2 ... 3-3-0)

(35) .. 44-12-11  (.739) ... Western Kentucky  (14-3-3 ... 15-2-4 ... 14-4-2 ... 1-3-2)
........ 44-15-16  (.693) ... Virginia  (13-4-6 ... 15-5-3 ... 10-6-6 ... 6-0-1)
........ 44-19-10  (.671) ... Toledo  (14-6-3 ... 16-5-1 ... 11-6-4 ... 3-2-2)
........ 44-21-4  (.667) ..... UTEP  (13-7-2 ... 13-7-1 ... 13-6-1 ... 5-1-0)
........ 44-24-6  (.635) ..... Boston Univ.  (11-7-3 ... 15-6-1 ... 14-6-2 ... 4-5-0)

(all records above include games played through Sept. 16, 2010)
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