Athletics: Women's Soccer

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History:

Women's soccer is one of Muhlenberg's youngest programs, earning varsity status in 1991 after several years as a popular club sport. The Mules tied for second in the Middle Atlantic Conference East that inaugural year and also tied for second in 1993, their first season in the Centennial Conference.

The best days of the program came in the eight years from 1997 to 2004.

Centennial Conference
Standings, 1997-2013
School W-L-T Pct
Johns Hopkins 139-23-7 .843
Gettysburg 122-39-8 .746
MUHLENBERG 111-49-9 .683
Haverford 102-49-18 .651
Dickinson 95-66-8 .586
Swarthmore 74-84-11 .470
Ursinus 71-83-15 .464
Franklin & Marshall 71-85-13 .459
McDaniel 66-98-5 .405
Washington 14-141-5 .103
Bryn Mawr 8-156-5 .062
The 1997 squad finished tied for third in the CC, missing out on an undefeated conference season by three one-goal losses (two in overtime to regionally ranked teams). In 1998, Muhlenberg had a 15-5 record (with all five losses coming by one goal to ranked teams) and won the ECAC Mid-Atlantic Tournament. The 1999 squad went 14-6-1, tied for second in the CC and repeated as ECAC champion.

The program continued to climb the next two falls, winning its first two Centennial Conference championships and receiving bids to the NCAA Tournament. The Mules advanced to the second round in 2000 and the third round in 2001. The 2001 team set school records for wins (19), consecutive wins (17) and shutouts (12). In 2002, Muhlenberg won its third CC regular-season title in a row, but was eliminated in the conference playoffs. The Mules won another CC title and got back to NCAAs in 2003, advancing to the regional final.

In 2009, Muhlenberg shared the CC regular-season title and earned the right to host the conference tournament. Despite being eliminated in the second round, the Mules received an at-large berth in the NCAA Tournament.

Muhlenberg has finished in the top half of the CC standings in 14 of the last 17 seasons.

In 23 varsity seasons, Muhlenberg has had 89 all-conference, 16 all-region and two All-America selections.