WashU Women's Soccer: 2016 NCAA Champions
The No. 8-ranked Washington University in St. Louis women's soccer team
posted a 5-4 shootout victory over No. 6 Messiah College to claim the
2016 NCAA Division III National Championship Saturday, December 3, at Kerr Stadium in
The national championship for the women's soccer team is its first in school history, and the 20th in the history of the WashU Department of Athletics.
"An achievement like this never would have been possible without the constant love and support we received from friends, family, alumni, and coaches," wrote members of the team in a message to the community. "On behalf of WashU Women’s Soccer, thank you for making possible this once-in-a-lifetime achievement. We hope we have made you proud."