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Post by stevelee » Tue Jul 11, 2017 8:07 am

Somehow this morning I thought about Davidson team tournament heights, and these occurred to me:

National championships in bridge, College Bowl, and croquet

Final Four in soccer

Super regional in baseball

Tangerine Bowl in football

Elite Eight in men's basketball


Others?
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Post by wildforthecats » Tue Jul 11, 2017 9:35 am

Women's Tennis National Champions in the 80's.

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Post by collegecoach8502 » Tue Jul 11, 2017 11:11 am

wildforthecats wrote:Women's Tennis National Champions in the 80's.
Yes...not to diminish the accomplishment, but as DIII champions if that matters to the discussion
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Post by citycat » Tue Jul 11, 2017 11:47 am

They were DIII champs in '84 and runners up in '85.

Three Elite Eight appearances in men's basketball.

The women's soccer team won the SoCon in '99(?) and played South Carolina in the NCAA Tournament. The men won the SoCon in '95 and played Bowling Green. (Someone in Ohio.) Alex Deegan was still in goal.

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Post by stevelee » Tue Jul 11, 2017 11:49 am

collegecoach8502 wrote:
wildforthecats wrote:Women's Tennis National Champions in the 80's.
Yes...not to diminish the accomplishment, but as DIII champions if that matters to the discussion
Works for me. I was already listing rather unlike things together, and not really intending comparisons.
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Post by Joneohcat83 » Tue Jul 11, 2017 11:52 am

collegecoach8502 wrote:
wildforthecats wrote:Women's Tennis National Champions in the 80's.
Yes...not to diminish the accomplishment, but as DIII champions if that matters to the discussion
Champions is Champions. Our lads and lasses can only whoop the opponents what's put in front of them: DIII, DII, DI-AA, DI, or whatever.
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Post by stevelee » Tue Jul 11, 2017 11:54 am

Three Elite Eight appearances in men's basketball.
And lost in that round by a total of eight points, IIRC.
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Post by MrMac » Tue Jul 11, 2017 12:12 pm

Joneohcat83 wrote:
collegecoach8502 wrote:
wildforthecats wrote:Women's Tennis National Champions in the 80's.
Yes...not to diminish the accomplishment, but as DIII champions if that matters to the discussion
Champions is Champions. Our lads and lasses can only whoop the opponents what's put in front of them: DIII, DII, DI-AA, DI, or whatever.
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Post by Rudy2011 » Tue Jul 11, 2017 12:47 pm

citycat wrote: The women's soccer team won the SoCon in '99(?) and played South Carolina in the NCAA Tournament.
Might be the 2009 season you're thinking of? I know that squad won the SoCon (a double OT goal by Amanda Flink won the title match) and then lost at South Carolina in the Big Dance.

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Post by citycat » Tue Jul 11, 2017 12:58 pm

That must be the year. It seems like much longer ago.

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Post by Waitress » Tue Jul 11, 2017 5:56 pm

Ultimate frisbee national runners-up (D3).
That didn’t happen.
And if it did, it wasn’t that bad.
And if it was, that’s not a big deal.
And if it is, that’s not my fault.
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Post by BDL » Wed Jul 12, 2017 10:09 am

Waitress wrote:Ultimate frisbee national runners-up (D3).
I am on this team (we don't cut anyone who comes out) and I didn't know whether to post how we finished because we're technically a club team (we compete against DI and DIII teams, there is no DII, and play in DIII post season tournaments).
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Post by BDL » Wed Jul 12, 2017 10:11 am

BDL wrote:
Waitress wrote:Ultimate frisbee national runners-up (D3).
I am on this team (we don't cut) and I didn't know whether to post how we finished because we're technically a club team (we compete against DI and DIII teams, there is no DII, and play in DIII post season tournaments).
Also: In classic Davidson fashion we were a pseudo Cinderella story as we were an 8 seed that went all the way to the national championship game.

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Post by stevelee » Wed Jul 12, 2017 10:43 am

That's great. Congratulations!
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Post by BDL » Wed Jul 12, 2017 11:04 am

stevelee wrote:That's great. Congratulations!
fun little story: One morning this year we were all in Richardson Circle getting ready to leave for a tournament at about 6 am (we travel in the cars some of the guys drive to school) and a large portion of the basketball team saw us and yelled (mainly Magarity and Peyton if I remember correctly) something along the lines of "hey look Davidson sports people: go Davidson! good luck guys and win something." Now we were all groggy eyed and cranky because we had a 3 hour drive ahead of us and we just wanted some Chic Fil A breakfast but the basketball guys were cheery and perfectly awake. Why half of the team was up on a Saturday at 6am and randomly walking around campus I will never know, but it was on of the strangest and oddly cool moments I had freshman year.

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