Join Now  | 
Home About Contact Us Privacy & Security Advertise
Soccer America Daily Soccer World Daily Special Edition Around The Net Soccer Business Insider College Soccer Reporter Youth Soccer Reporter Soccer on TV Soccer America Classifieds Game Report
Paul Gardner: SoccerTalk Soccer America Confidential Youth Soccer Insider World Cup Watch
RSS Feeds Archives Manage Subscriptions Subscribe
Order Current Issue Subscribe Manage My Subscription Renew My Subscription Gift Subscription
My Account Join Now
Tournament Calendar Camps & Academies Soccer Glossary Classifieds
More men's crowd records fall
by Paul Kennedy, August 29th, 2011 8:02PM
Subscribe to College Soccer Reporter

MOST READ
TAGS:  college men

MOST COMMENTED

[ATTENDANCE WATCH] College soccer continues to ride a wave of increasing popularity, evidence of which were the record crowds enjoyed by both No. 1 Louisville and Akron, the team it lost to in the 2010 Men's College Cup final, on Saturday. But there also record crowds at UAB and College of Charleston and the biggest turnout at Bowling Green in 15 years ...

Louisville won its battle with Preseason No. 2 UCLA, 2-0, in front of a record crowd of 7,821 at Cardinal Park. The previous Louisville record was 5,562 set against Ohio State in last year’s Sweet 16.

Akron beat Cleveland State, 5-0, before a record-setting crowd of 5,241 fans at FirstEnergy Stadium-Cub Cadet Field (formerly known as Jackson Field).

-- UAB drew 3,141 fans -- a regular-season attendance record for West Campus Field -- for its 2-1 season-opening victory over Clemson Saturday night. “What a perfect night it was,” UAB head coach Mike Getmansaid. “It was a great crowd that was loud and gave us a lot of energy. Our fans raised the intensity of our team and we couldn’t have won without the terrific crowd."

-- In spite of the postponement of the game scheduled to be Friday's NSCAA Game of the Week opener on Fox Soccer, College of Charleston set a school record of 2,931 fans for Sunday's match against South Carolina.

-- Bowling Green drew a crowd of 2,133 -- more than triple the previous largest crowd at Cochrane Field in the last 15 years -- for its 2-0 win over 2010 NCAA Division I semifinalist Michigan.



0 comments
  1. Dan Haines
    commented on: August 29, 2011 at 10:33 p.m.
    D3 Messiah College is regularly posting attendance numbers that beat the vast majority on D1 schools. No discussion of college soccer fan attendance is complete without recognizing that fact.

Sign in to leave a comment. Don't have an account? Join Now




AUTHORS

    ARCHIVES
    FOLLOW SOCCERAMERICA

    Recent College Soccer Reporter
    Soccer America Women's Top 25    
    Stanford remained No. 1 in the Soccer America Women's Top 25 weekly rankings while Florida State ...
    Soccer America Men's Top 25    
    Maryland took over the top spot in the Soccer America Men's Top 25 rankings. The Terrapins, ...
    Soccer America Women's Top 25    
    Stanford regained the top spot in the Soccer America Women's Top 25 weekly rankings following West ...
    N.C. State beats Carolina for second time in 48 games    
    Kia Rankin's goal in the 67th minute gave N.C. State a 1-0 win over North Carolina ...
    Arkansas ties record for best start in school history    
    Arkansas continues to impress with its second win over a top five at home this season. ...
    College Women: Hoyas slay another unbeaten powerhouse    
    A week after handing No. 3 Virginia its first loss of the season, Georgetown defeated previously ...
    Soccer America Men's Top 25    
    Syracuse, one of three unbeaten and untied teams through four weeks of the men's college season, ...
    College Men: ETSU stuns North Carolina in Chapel Hill    
    ETSU recorded the biggest win in school history when the Buccaneers defeated the top-ranked North Carolina, ...
    Virginia rallies from two goals down to tie Clemson    
    No. 14 Virginia had to settle for a 3-3 tie against No. 5 Clemson in Charlottesville, ...
    Louisville hands No. 2 Notre Dame first loss    
    No. 25 Louisville handed No. 2 Notre Dame its first loss of the season after six ...
    >> College Soccer Reporter Archives