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CROWD COUNT: College Soccer's Largest Crowds
September 26th, 2007 8AM

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Seven different men's schools have drawn crowds in excess of 5,000, and Indiana and Creighton are both averaging more than 4,000 fans a game. On the women's side, Texas A&M is the only team to draw more than 5,000 fans for a home game.

TOP CROWDS-2007 MEN'S SOCCER
7,243
Indiana-UCLA (Sept. 2)
Hoosiers' "Fill the Bill" promotion draws record IU soccer crowd.

6,309 Rutgers-Notre Dame (Sept. 21)
Overflow crowd spilled into a standing-room only section.

6,300 Clemson-South Carolina (Aug. 31)
Sixth largest crowd in Tigers' history.

5,812 Creighton-UCLA (Sept. 8)
UCLA visit attracted record crowd in Omaha

5,111 Boston University-Boston College (Sept. 1)
Eagles won Beantown derby, 1-0

5,022 Maryland-West Virginia (Sept. 7)
Fifth largest crowd in the history of Ludwig Field.

5,013 Duke-Maryland (Sept. 22)
Blue Devils prevailed, 2-1, in overtime

4,240 Indiana-Maryland (Aug. 31)
Opening night of the annual adidas/IU Credit Union Classic.

4,023 Creighton-Tulsa (Sept. 22)
Sixth largest crowd in Bluejay history.

3,981 Duke-West Virginia (Sept. 15)
Mountaineers handed Blue Devils another home loss.

3,864 Saint Louis-Indiana (Sept. 15)
SLU won share of Saint Louis/Nike Soccer Classic.

3,716 Creighton-San Diego State (Aug. 31)
The Bluejays tied a Morrison Stadium record with 13 corner kicks.

3,604 Connecticut-Canisius (Aug. 31)
UConn led nation in average attendance in '06.

3,527 Brown-Santa Clara (Sept. 7)
The Bears upset the Broncos.

3,459 Duke-Villanova (Sept. 7)
Duke outshot 'Nova, 25-4, but lost, 1-0.

3,275 Connecticut-Georgetown (Sept. 15)
Huskies opened Big East play with a win

3,121 Duke-Delaware (Aug. 31)
John Rennie's last season as Duke coach began with win.

TOP CROWDS-2007 WOMEN'S SOCCER
5,008 Texas A&M-Dartmouth (Aug. 31)
Women's College Cup will be played at Aggie Soccer Stadium.

4,892 Portland-Florida State (Sept. 1)
Pilots' 2007 home opener drew a sellout crowd at Merlo Field.

4,495 North Carolina-Texas A&M (Sept. 7)
Ninth largest crowd in Texas A&M history.

3,480 Portland-Kansas (Sept. 15)
Pilots won Nike Invitational opener.

3,264 Notre Dame-Michigan (Aug. 31)
Tie ended Irish's 32- game home winning streak.

3,131 Texas A&M-College of Charleston (Sept. 2)
Crowd boosted Aggies' opening weekend total of more than 8,000.

3,099 North Carolina-South Carolina (Sept. 1)
UNC's 1-0 loss was only its 10th at home in its history.

(Preseason games not included.)

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