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2021 DII men's soccer tournament: Bracket, schedule, scores

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DII Men's Soccer: 2021 Selection Show
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9:24 pm, December 5, 2021

Semifinal seeds, matchups set in 2021 DII men's soccer championship

Cal State Los Angeles Athletics cal state la men's soccer 2021 dii semifinals tournament

The last four teams in the 2021 DII men's soccer tournament have been re-seeded and paired up for their matches in the semifinals.

Cal State LA will be the top seed in the semifinals, which will take place on Thursday, Dec. 9. Weidner Field in Colorado Springs will host both matchups. Fans will be able to watch both matches live here on NCAA.com by click on the game links below. Here are the matchups and schedule (all times Eastern):

Click or tap here to view the full 2021 DII men's soccer bracket. For a printable version, go here.

After Thursday's semifinals, the final will be on Saturday, Dec. 11 at 5 p.m. ET.

4:16 am, December 5, 2021

Four teams are headed to the DII men's soccer semifinals

UIndy Athletics UIndy men's soccer

We now know the four teams that will fight for a spot in the 2021 DII men's soccer national championship. UIndy and Cal State LA, the last remaining No. 1 seeds, advanced to the semifinals, along with No. 2 seed Charleston and No. 7 seed Nova Southeastern.

Charleston earned the most exciting victory of the day, scoring a golden goal in double overtime. Then Nova Southeastern clinched the biggest upset of the day, downing No. 5 AUM, 3-1. 

Here are the results from Saturday's action:

Matchups are still to be determined, but we do know the date of the semifinals — Thursday, Dec. 9.

This page will be updated once we learn the semifinal matchups.

Click or tap here for the full interactive bracket for the 2021 DII men's soccer championship.

And go here for the printable version of the bracket.

2:20 pm, December 4, 2021

DII men's soccer quarterfinals kick off this afternoon

No. 1 UIndy will take on No. 6 Fort Hays State at 6 p.m. ET.

And then there were eight. With the third round of the DII men's soccer wrapping up on Thursday night, the quarterfinals will begin today.

Two No. 1 seeds remain with Cal State LA and UIndy having made it to the quarterfinals. Those two will play this evening at 6 p.m. ET and 9 p.m. ET respectively. There are also three teams ranked No. 6 or lower with No. 6 Fort Hays State, No. 7 Nova Southeastern and No. 7 Cal Poly Pomona all advancing this far in the tournament. 

Here is the complete lineup for Saturday: 

Click or tap here for the complete bracket.

4:36 am, December 3, 2021

Final scores from DII men's soccer third round

Charleston Soccer

The 2021 NCAA Division II men's soccer championship continued on Thursday, Dec. 2, with eight third round matches.

Six matches went into extra time today, with four being decided with penalty kicks. Two one seeds, Franklin Pierce and Young Harris, fell in PKs. In total, there were five lower seeded teams that landed upsets today.

Here are the complete results from Thursday's action:

The fourth round -- the quarterfinals -- will be that Saturday, Dec. 4.

Click or tap here for the full interactive bracket for the 2021 DII men's soccer championship.

And go here for the printable version of the bracket.

1:13 pm, December 2, 2021

The third round of the DII men's soccer championship continues today

Charleston (W. Va.) Athletics Charleston (WV) looks to defend its DII men's soccer crown.

After a one-week hiatus for the Thanksgiving holiday, DII men's soccer returns to the pitch. Four No. 1 seeds are in action, including Franklin Pierce, which gets the day's action started at 10 a.m. ET against Millersville. 

Both the defending national champion — Charleston (WV) — and reigning national runners-up are still among the field of 16 remaining teams. Charleston takes on Davis & Elkins at 1 p.m. ET while Cal State LA hosts Colorado Mesa in the final match of the day with kickoff at 9 p.m. ET.

Here are the eight third-round matchups (all times Eastern):

Be sure to stay here for score updates throughout the day. You can also click or tap here for the full interactive bracket for the 2021 DII men's soccer championship.

2:53 pm, December 1, 2021

Third round of 2021 DII men's soccer tournament to kick off Thursday, Dec. 2

Young Harris Athletics young Harris men's soccer ncaa dii 2021

The third round of the 2021 NCAA DII men's soccer tournament will be played in full Thursday, Dec. 2.

Every match will be played on a campus site. Four schools will serve as hosts: Franklin Pierce, UIndy, Young Harris, and Cal State LA.

Here are the eight third-round matchups (all times Eastern):

The fourth round -- the quarterfinals -- will follow on that Saturday, Dec. 4.

Click or tap here for the full interactive bracket for the 2021 DII men's soccer championship.

And go here for the printable version of the bracket.

7:03 pm, November 22, 2021

DII men's soccer third round is Dec. 2

The third round of the 2021 NCAA DII men's soccer tournament will be played in full on Thursday, Dec. 2.

All matches will be played on campus sites. Four schools will serve as hosts: Franklin Pierce, UIndy, Young Harris, and Cal State LA.

Here are all eight third-round of the matchups (all times Eastern):

The fourth round -- the quarterfinals -- will be that Saturday, Dec. 4.

Click or tap here for the full interactive bracket for the 2021 DII men's soccer championship.

And go here for the printable version of the bracket.

11:03 pm, November 21, 2021

Scores from last eight DII men's second-round matches on Sunday

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The second round of the 2021 NCAA DII men's soccer championship is in the books after its last eight matches on Sunday.

Three matches on the day needed extra time. Illinois Springfield and Maryville needed one overtime, AUM and Tampa needed two, and Chowan and West Florida needed penalty kicks. A LOT of them: Chowan prevailed 13-12 in an epic penalty shootout.

Here are all of Sunday's scores:

The third round will be played on Thursday, Dec. 2 and Friday, Dec. 3.

Click or tap here to view the 2021 NCAA DII Men's Soccer Championship bracket.

2:47 pm, November 21, 2021
4:00 am, November 21, 2021

Final scores, recap of Day 3 of the 2021 DII men's soccer championship

UIndy Athletics UIndy men's soccer

The 2021 NCAA Division II men's soccer championship continued on Saturday, Nov. 20, with eight second-round matches. Top seeds UIndy and Franklin Pierce rolled to 3-1 and 4-0 wins, respectively. Elsewhere, two games were decided by penalty kicks. 

Here are the complete results from Saturday's action:

Play resumes tomorrow, Sunday, Nov. 21, with eight more second-round matches. The day gets rolling at 1 p.m. ET. 

Click to see the full interactive bracket here. 

5:09 pm, November 20, 2021

Saturday's schedule and scores from the DII men's soccer championship

The 2021 DII men's soccer tournament began Thursday and after two days of intense first-round action, we are on to the second round.  

The games will start early and run throughout the day with the first games beginning at noon ET and the last at 9 p.m. ET.

Here is Saturday's complete schedule. Scores will be updated throughout the day (all times Eastern):

Click to see the full interactive bracket here. 

11:02 pm, November 19, 2021

Scores from last day of first round in DII men's soccer championship

Cal Poly Pomona Athletics Cal Poly Pomona men's soccer

The first round of the 2021 DII men's soccer tournament is in the books, following the completion of the last four matches on Friday, Nov. 19.

Cal Poly Pomona looked impressive in its 5-0 rout of Biola, and the match of the day was the 8-9 matchup between Limestone and Lenoir-Rhyne. They needed two extra time periods to decide a winner.

Here's how it happened. There were four combined goals in the first half, as each team scored in the first 11 minutes of the match. Then they each scored again six minutes apart right before halftime. Then there were no goals for the next hour of game time. Limestone's Sjur Drechsler scored the game-winning goal in the golden-goal second extra time period to send his squad through to the second round.

Here are all scores from the last batch of first-round matches on Friday, Nov. 19:

The tournament continues on Saturday, Nov. 20 with the first day of the second round, featuring eight matches throughout the day.

Click or tap here to view the full bracket for the 2021 DII men's soccer tournament.

2:37 pm, November 19, 2021

Schedule and scores from Day 2 of the DII men's soccer championship

First-round action from the 2021 DII men's soccer championship resumes at 2 p.m. ET on Friday, Nov. 19. Cal Poly Pomona and Biola get things started with three games to follow. Be sure to follow the complete bracket by clicking or tapping here

DII men's soccer championship schedule for Friday, Nov. 19:

What you missed from Day 1

The 2021 DII men's soccer championship kicked off Thursday, Nov. 18. The lone upset came when No. 9 Post defeated No. 8 Lock Haven in dominating fashion, winning 4-1. No. 8 Cedarville, No. 7 Lewis and No. 8 CSU Pueblo also advanced. All four teams will be back in action tomorrow, Nov. 20, when second-round play commences. 

Here are the complete results from Thursday's action:

3:56 am, November 19, 2021

Final scores, recap of first day of the 2021 DII men's soccer championship

Post Soccer

The 2021 NCAA Division II men's soccer championship began on Thursday, Nov. 18, with four matches featuring eight of the field's 40 teams. 

The higher seed won three out of the four games.  The lone upset came when No. 9 Post defeated No. 8 Lock Haven in dominating fashion, winning 4-1. Post's three-goal victory was the largest margin of victory of the day; No. 7 Lewis was second, winning by two goals.

Here are the complete results from Thursday's action:

The other four first-round matches will be on Friday, Nov. 19. Twenty-four teams received a first-round bye.

Click or tap here to view the interactive tournament bracket.

1:38 pm, November 18, 2021

DII men's soccer schedule, scores for Thursday

The 2021 NCAA Division II Men's Soccer Championship kicks off Thursday, Nov.  18 with four first-round matches. Thursday's schedule is below:

Click or tap here to view the interactive tournament bracket.

The other four first-round matches will be on Friday, Nov. 19. Twenty-four teams received a first-round bye.

Click or tap here to see the complete field for this year's tournament.

11:31 pm, November 15, 2021

2021 DII men's soccer championship field revealed

Cal State LA is the No. 1 seed in Super Region 4.

The field is set for this year's DII men's soccer championship. 

The 40-team field was announced on tonight's selections show. The tournament is broken up into four Super Regions with 10 teams in each. The tournament will start Thursday, Nov. 18 and go all the way through Dec. 11 when a champion will be decided in Colorado Springs, Colorado. 

Click or tap here to see the complete field for this year's tournament. 

Here are important dates for the tournament:

  • First round: Thursday, Nov. 18 & Friday, Nov. 19
  • Second round: Saturday, Nov. 20 & Sunday, Nov. 21
  • Quarterfinals: Thursday, Dec. 2 through Sunday, Dec. 5 
  • Semifinals: Thursday, Dec. 9 
  • Final: Saturday, Dec. 11

Click or tap here to see the complete bracket. 

2:50 pm, November 15, 2021

DII Men's Soccer Championship selection show to air at 6:30 p.m. ET Monday

On Monday evening, the 2021 NCAA Division II Men's Soccer Championship field will be announced in a selection show that will air at 6:30 p.m. ET. You can watch the selection show here.

The first round will kick off on Thursday, Nov. 18 and the tournament will conclude with the national championship on Saturday, Dec. 11.

The 2020 championship was canceled due to Covid-19, so 2019 champion Charleston (WV) is the reigning national champion. Charleston has won two of the last three DII men's soccer national championships.

After the championship field is announced, the interactive bracket will be available here.

10:50 pm, November 9, 2021

Important dates for the 2021 DII men's soccer tournament

This is the first DII men's soccer tournament since 2019. 2020's tournament was not able to be played due to COVID-19.

Here are all the important dates you need to know for the 2021 tournament: 

  • Selection show: Monday, Nov. 15 6:30 p.m.
  • First round: Thursday, Nov. 18 & Friday, Nov. 19
  • Second round: Saturday, Nov. 20 & Sunday, Nov. 21
  • Third round: Thursday, Dec. 2 & Dec. Nov. 3
  • Quarterfinals: Saturday, Dec. 4 & Sunday, Dec. 5
  • Semifinals: Thursday, Dec. 9
  • Final: Saturday, Dec. 11
10:44 pm, November 9, 2021

How to watch the 2021 DII men's soccer selection show

The 2021 DII men's soccer selection show is Monday, Nov. 15 at 6:30 p.m. ET. We'll have the official bracket for the 2021 DII men's soccer championship shortly after. Here's how to watch the selection show. 

When: 6:30 p.m. ET on Monday, Nov. 15 

Where: Live here on NCAA.com 

10:40 pm, November 9, 2021

DII men's soccer championship history

YEAR CHAMPION (RECORD) COACH SCORE RUNNER-UP HOST OR SITE
2020 Canceled due to Covid-19 -- -- -- --
2019 Charleston (W. Va.) (22-2-1) Dan Stratford 2-0 Cal State LA Pittsburgh, Pa.
2018 Barry (16-4-3) Steve McCrath 2-1 West Chester Pittsburgh, Pa.
2017 Charleston (W. Va.) (21-1-2) Dan Stratford 0-0 (3-1 PKs) Lynn Kansas City, Mo.
2016 Wingate (19-1-0) Gary Hamill 2-0 Charleston (W.Va.) Kansas City, Mo.
2015 Pfeiffer (25-0-0) Bob Reasso 4-0 Cal Poly Pomona Pensacola, Fla.
2014 Lynn (19-1-1) John Rootes 3-2 Charleston (W.Va.) Louisville, Ky.
2013 So. New Hampshire (22-1-1) Marc Hubbard 2-1 Carson-Newman Evans, Ga.
2012 Lynn (20-2-1) John Rootes 3-2 Saginaw Valley State Evans, Ga.
2011 Fort Lewis (24-1-0) Oige Kennedy 3-2 (OT) Lynn Pensacola, Fla.
2010 Northern Kentucky (20-2-3) John Basalyga 3-2 Rollins Louisville, Ky.
2009 Fort Lewis (24-1) Oige Kennedy 1-0 Lees-McRae Tampa
2008 Cal State Dominguez Hills (21-2-4) Joe Flanagan 3-0 Dowling Tampa
2007 Franklin Pierce (17-2-4) Marco Koolman 1-0 Lincoln Memorial Orange Beach, Ala.
2006 Dowling (22-0-2) John DiRico 1-0 Fort Lewis Pensacola, Fla.
2005 Fort Lewis (22-0-1) Jeremy Gunn 3-1 Franklin Pierce Wichita Falls, Texas
2004 Seattle (22-0-1) Peter Fewing 2-1 SIU Edwardsville Wichita Falls, Texas
2003 Lynn (22-0-1) Shaun Pendleton 2-1 Chico State Virginia Beach
2002 Sonoma State (20-3-1) Marcus Ziemer 4-3 Southern New Hampshire Virginia Beach
2001 Tampa (19-0-2) Keith Fulk 2-1 Cal State Dominguez Hills Tampa
2000 Cal State Dominguez Hills (23-1-1) Joe Flanagan 2-1 (4ot) Barry Barry
1999 Southern Connecticut State (20-0) Tom Lang 2-1 (2ot) Fort Lewis Barry
1998 Southern Connecticut State (20-2-1) Tom Lang 1-0 South Carolina Upstate South Carolina Upstate
1997 Cal State Bakersfield (20-4) Simon Tobin 1-0 Lynn Lynn
1996 Grand Canyon (12-4-5) Peter Duah, Petar Draskin 3-1 Oakland Grand Canyon
1995 Southern Connecticut State (21-1-1) Ray Reid 2-0 South Carolina Upstate South Carolina Upstate
1994 Tampa (15-2-1) Tom Fitzgerald 3-0 (2ot) Oakland Tampa
1993 Seattle Pacific (18-2-1) Cliff McCrath 1-0 Southern Connecticut State Florida Tech
1992 Southern Connecticut State (21-2-1) Ray Reid 1-0 Tampa Tampa
1991 Florida Tech (19-2-1) Rick Stottler 5-1 Sonoma State Florida Tech
1990 Southern Connecticut State (22-0-1) Ray Reid 1-0 (4ot) Seattle Pacific Florida Tech
1989 Southern New Hampshire (22-1-2) John Rootes 3-1 UNC Greensboro UNC Greensboro
1988 Florida Tech (15-6) Rick Stottler 3-2 Cal State Northridge Cal State Northridge
1987 Southern Connecticut State (17-1-3) Bob Dikranian 2-0 Cal State Northridge Tampa
1986 Seattle Pacific (17-4-2) Cliff McCrath 4-1 Oakland Seattle Pacific
1985 Seattle Pacific (20-3) Cliff McCrath 3-2 FIU FIU
1984 FIU (14-4-3) Karl Kremser 1-0 (ot) Seattle Pacific Seattle Pacific
1983 Seattle Pacific (16-4-1) Cliff McCrath 1-0 Tampa Tampa
1982 FIU (16-3-1) Karl Kremser 2-1 Southern Connecticut State FIU
1981 Tampa (15-0-3) Jay Miller 1-0 (ot) Cal State Los Angeles Southern Connecticut State
1980 Lock Haven (21-0-0) Michael Parker 1-0 (ot) FIU FIU
1979 Alabama A&M (22-1) Salah Yousif 2-0 Eastern Illinois FIU
1978 Seattle Pacific (18-5-4) Cliff McCrath 1-0 (3ot) Alabama A&M FIU
1977 Alabama A&M (16-1) Salah Yousif 2-1 Seattle Pacific FIU
1976 Loyola Maryland (21-1) Jim Bullington 2-0 New Haven Seattle Pacific
1975 Baltimore (16-2-1) Dick Edell 3-1 Seattle Pacific Seattle Pacific
1974 Adelphi (16-1-1) Menahem Less 3-2 Seattle Pacific Missouri-St. Louis
1973 Missouri-St. Louis (11-0-3) Don Dallas 3-0 Cal State Fullerton Springfield
1972 SIU Edwardsville (11-0-3) Bob Guelker 1-0 Oneonta State SIU Edwardsville