Hosting NCAA Championships and the ODAC

Hosting NCAA Championships and the ODAC

The ODAC and its member schools have a rich history of hosting NCAA Championships either on campus, or in the case of the ODAC office itself, with partners like the City of Salem, Va., and the Greensboro Aquatic Center  The conference's privilege in hosting championships will continue for the foreseeable future following the NCAA's release of its championship host cities covering events thru 2025-26.

Below is listing of NCAA Championships hosted by the ODAC and its member schools, as well as a list of what is still to come in the next few years.

UPCOMING NCAA DIVISION III CHAMPIONSHIPS | Previously Scheduled
Women's Basketball (1): hosted by ODAC/Salem/Roanoke College at the Cregger Center in 2021
Women's Lacrosse (2): hosted by the ODAC/Salem/Roanoke College at Kerr Stadium in 2021 and 2022
Softball (2): hosted by the ODAC/Salem in 2021 and 2022

UPCOMING NCAA DIVISION III CHAMPIONSHIPS | Announced on October 14, 2020
Women's Basketball (2): hosted by ODAC/Salem/Roanoke College at the Cregger Center in 2025 and 2026
Field Hockey (1): hosted by Washington and Lee University at Turf Field in 2022
Football (1): hosted by ODAC/Salem at Salem Stadium in 2023
Women's Lacrosse (2): hosted by ODAC/Salem/Roanoke College at Kerr Stadium in 2023 and 2024
Men's Soccer (3): hosted by ODAC/Salem/Roanoke College at Kerr Stadium in 2022, 2023, and 2025
Women's Soccer (3): hosted by ODAC/Salem/Roanoke College at Kerr Stadium in 2022, 2023, and 2025
Softball (2): hosted by the ODAC/Salem at the James I. Moyer Sports Complex in 2024 and 2026
Men's Swimming (3): hosted by ODAC/Greensboro Aquatic Center at the GAC in 2023, 2024, and 2025
Women's Swimming (3): hosted by ODAC/Greensboro Aquatic Center at the GAC in 2023, 2024, and 2025
Men's Volleyball (1): hosted by ODAC/Salem/Roanoke College at Cregger Center in 2025
Women's Volleyball (1): hosted by ODAC/Salem/Roanoke College at Cregger Center in 2024
Wrestling (1): hosted by Ferrum College at the Berglund Center in 2023

Updated: October 14, 2020

 

PREVIOUSLY HOSTED NCAA DIVISION III CHAMPIONSHIPS

BASEBALL (5)
Year Host(s) Result
1995 ODAC/Salem LaVerne def. Methodist, 5-3
1996 ODAC/Salem William Paterson def. Cal. Lutheran, 6-5
1997 ODAC/Salem Southern Maine def. Wooster, 15-1
1998 ODAC/Salem Eastern Connecticut def. Montclair St., 16-1
1999 ODAC/Salem N.C. Wesleyan def. St. Thomas (Minn.), 1-0
     
BASKETBALL - MEN (22)
1996 ODAC/Salem Rowan def. Hope, 100-93
1997 ODAC/Salem Illinois Wesleyan def. Nebraska Wesleyan, 89-86
1998 ODAC/Salem UW-Plateville def. Hope, 69-56
1999 ODAC/Salem UW-Plateville def. Hampden-Sydney, 76-75 (OT)
2000 ODAC/Salem Calvin def. UW-Eau Claire, 79-75
2001 ODAC/Salem Catholic def. William Paterson, 76-62
2002 ODAC/Salem Otterbein def. Elizabethtown, 102-83
2003 ODAC/Salem Williams def. Gustavus Adolphus, 67-65
2004 ODAC/Salem UW-Stevens Point def. Williams, 84-82
2005 ODAC/Salem UW-Stevens Point def. Rochester (N.Y.), 73-49
2006 ODAC/Salem Virginia Wesleyan def. Wittenberg, 59-56
2007 ODAC/Salem Amherst def. Virginia Wesleyan, 80-67
2008 ODAC/Salem Washington-St. Louis def. Amherst, 90-68
2009 ODAC/Salem Washington-St. Louis def. Richard Stockton, 61-52
2010 ODAC/Salem UW-Stevens Point def. Williams, 78-73
2011 ODAC/Salem St. Thomas (Minn.) def. Wooster, 78-54
2012 ODAC/Salem UW-Whitewater def. Cabrini, 63-60
2014 ODAC/Salem UW-Whitewater def. Williams, 75-73
2015 ODAC/Salem UW-Stevens Point def. Augustana, 70-54
2016 ODAC/Salem St. Thomas (Minn.) def. Benedictine, 82-76
2017 ODAC/Salem Babson def. Augustana (Ill.), 79-78
2018 ODAC/Salem Nebraska Wesleyan def. Wisconsin-Oshkosh, 78-72
     
BASKETBALL - WOMEN (3)
2004 VWC Wilmington (Ohio) def. Bowdoin, 59-53
2005 VWC Milikin def. Randolph-Macon, 70-50
2019 ODAC/Salem/Roanoke Thomas More def. Bowdoin, 81-67
     
FIELD HOCKEY (3)
2005 W&L Salisbury def. Messiah, 1-0
2014 W&L TCNJ def. Bowdoin, 2-0
2015 W&L Middlebury def. Bowdoin, 1-0
     
GOLF - MEN (5)
1979 H-SC Medalist: Cal. State-Stanislaus at 1,269 strokes
2011 Guilford Medalist: Greensboro at 1,167 strokes
2014 Guilford Medalist: Shreiner at 1,185 strokes
2015 Guilford Medalist: Methodist at 1,173 strokes
2018 Guilford Medalist: Methodist at 1,159 strokes
     
LACROSSE - WOMEN (5)
2008 ODAC/Salem  Hamilton def. Franklin, 13-6
2009 ODAC/Salem Franklin & Marshall def. Salisbury, 11-10 (OT)
2017 ODAC/Salem/Roanoke Gettsyburg def. TCNJ, 6-5
2018 ODAC/Salem/Roanoke Gettysburg def. Middlebury, 11-9
2019 Randolph-Macon Middlebury def. Salisbury, 14-9
     
TENNIS - MEN (3)
1985 W&L Swarthmore def. Kalamazoo, 5-4
1988 W&L Washington and Lee def. UC-Santa Cruz, 5-4
1997 W&L Washington (Md.) def. Kalamazoo, 4-2
     
TENNIS - WOMEN (3)
1995 SBC Kenyon def. Emory, 6-3
1998 W&L Skidmore def. Kenyon, 5-1
2002 SBC Williams def. Emory, 6-3
 
FOOTBALL (25)
Year Host(s) Result
1993 ODAC/Salem Mount Union def. Rowan, 34-24
1994 ODAC/Salem Albion def. Washington & Jefferson, 16-12
1995 ODAC/Salem UW-La Crosse def. Rowan, 36-7
1996 ODAC/Salem Mount Union def. Rowan, 56-24
1997 ODAC/Salem Mount Union def. Lycoming, 61-12
1998 ODAC/Salem Mount Union def. Rowan, 44-24
1999 ODAC/Salem Pacific Lutheran def. Rowan, 42-13
2000 ODAC/Salem Mount Union def. St. John's (Minn.), 10-7
2001 ODAC/Salem Mount Union def. Bridgewater (Va.), 30-27
2002 ODAC/Salem Mount Union def. Trinity (Texas), 48-7
2003 ODAC/Salem St. John's (Minn.) def. Mount Union, 24-6
2004 ODAC/Salem Linfield def. Mary Hardin-Baylor, 28-21
2005 ODAC/Salem Mount Union def. UW-Whitewater, 35-28
2006 ODAC/Salem Mount Union def. UW-Whitewater, 35-16
2007 ODAC/Salem UW-Whitewater def. Mount Union, 31-21
2008 ODAC/Salem Mount Union def. UW-Whitewater, 31-26
2009 ODAC/Salem UW-Whitewater def. Mount Union, 38-28
2010 ODAC/Salem UW-Whitewater def. Mount Union, 31-21
2011 ODAC/Salem UW-Whitewater def. Mount Union, 13-10
2012 ODAC/Salem Mount Union def. St. Thomas (Minn.), 28-10
2013 ODAC/Salem UW-Whitewater def. Mount Union, 52-14
2014 ODAC/Salem UW-Whitewater def. Mount Union, 43-34
2015 ODAC/Salem Mount Union def. St. Thomas (Minn.), 49-35
2016 ODAC/Salem Mary Hardin-Baylow def. UW-Oshkosh, 10-7
2017 ODAC/Salem Mount Union def. Mary Hardin-Baylor, 12-0
     
SOCCER - MEN (1)
2016 ODAC/RC/Salem  Tufts def. Calvin, 1-0 (2-OT)
     
SOCCER - WOMEN (1)
2016 ODAC/RC/Salem  Washington-St. Louis def. Messiah, 1-1 (5-4 PKs)
     
SOFTBALL (12)
1994 ODAC/Salem TCNJ def. Bridgewater St., 6-5
1996 ODAC/Salem TCNJ def. Chapman, 7-2
1998 ODAC/Salem UW-Stevens Point def. Chapman, 3-1
2000 ODAC/Salem St. Mary's (Minn.) def. Chapman, 5-0
2003 ODAC/Salem Central Iowa def. Salisbury, 5-3
2004 ODAC/Salem St. Thomas (Minn.) def. Moravian, 2-0
2007 ODAC/Salem Linfield def. Washington-St. Louis, 10-2
2008 ODAC/Salem UW-Eau Claire def. UW-Whitewater, 4-3
2011 ODAC/Salem Linfield def. Christopher Newport, 6-2
2012 ODAC/Salem Pacific Lutheran def. Linfield, 3-0
2015 ODAC/Salem Tufts University def. UT-Tyler, 7-4
2016 ODAC/Salem UT-Tyler def. Messiah, 7-0
     
SWIMMING - MEN (1)
1982 W&L 1st Place: Kenyon with 299 points
     
SWIMMING - MEN and WOMEN (2)
2016 ODAC/GAC Men - Denison (455.5); Women - Emory (560.0)
2019 ODAC/GAC Men - Denison (562.5); Women - Emory (488.0)
     
VOLLEYBALL - WOMEN (2)
2005 ODAC/Salem UW-Whitewater def. Linfield, 3-2
2006 ODAC/Salem Juniata def. Washington-St. Louis, 3-2
     
WRESTLING - MEN (1)
2019 Ferrum Augsburg - 130.0
     

PREVIOUSLY HOSTED NCAA DIVSION II CHAMPIONSHIPS (SALEM INVOLVEMENT)

LACROSSE - WOMEN (4)
Year Host(s) Result
2007 Salem/WVIAC LIU-Post def. West Chester, 15-7
2009 Salem/WVIAC Adelphi def. Lock Haven, 16-4
2014 Salem/MEC Adelphi def. Lock Haven, 7-5
2015 Salem/MEC Adelphi def. Lock Haven, 5-4 (OT)
 
SOFTBALL (13)
Year Host(s) Result
1995 Salem/WVIAC Kennesaw St. def. Bloomsburg, 3-2
1997 Salem/WVIAC California (Pa.) def. UW-Parkside, 2-1
1999 Salem/WVIAC Humboldt St. def. Nebraska-Kearney, 7-2
2001 Salem/WVIAC Nebraska-Omaha def. Lewis, 4-0
2002 Salem/WVIAC St. Mary's (Texas) def. Grand Valley St., 4-0
2005 Salem/WVIAC Lynn def. Kennesaw St., 5-3
2006 Salem/WVIAC Lock Haven def. Emporia St., 3-0
2009 Salem/WVIAC Lock Haven def. Alabama-Huntsville, 8-0
2011 Salem/WVIAC UC-San Diego def. Alabama-Huntsville, 10-3
2013 Salem/WVIAC Central Oklahoma def. Kutztown, 5-2
2014 Salem/MEC West Texas A&M def. Valdosta State, 3-2
2017 Salem/MEC Minnesota St. def. Angelo St., 5-1 and 5-1
2018 Salem/MEC Southern Indiana def. Saint Anselm, 4-0 and 8-3