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North Carolina's Dorrance wins record 20th NCAA title
December 9th, 2009 7AM

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[BY THE NUMBERS] With North Carolina's 1-0 victory over Stanford in Sunday's final of the 2009 Women's College Cup, Coach Anson Dorrance became the winningest coach in NCAA Division I history by capturing his 20th title in a single sport.
 
The Tar Heels have now won 20 of the 28 NCAA championships conducted in women's soccer. They also won an AIWA title in 1981.

Tar Heel men's basketball coach Roy Williams, who has won NCAA titles of his own in 2005 and 2009, said, "Anson's accomplishments are incredible and will never be matched.  These championships though are only a part of his greatness.  The standards he sets for each team and each staff every year keeps them from becoming complacent.  He makes the new season challenging again and I don't think he will change.  He is a credit to our school and our coaching profession and I truly admire him."

TITLES, COACH, SPORT, YEARS
20, Anson Dorrance, North Carolina women's soccer, 1982-2009
19, Al Scates, UCLA men's volleyball, 1970-2006
19, John McDonnell, Arkansas men's indoor track and field, 1984-2006
17, Dick Gould, Stanford men's tennis, 1973-2000
16, Dave Williams, Houston men's golf, 1956-85
15, Dan Gable, Iowa wrestling, 1978-97

 



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