On Dec. 10, 2017, Stanford Athletics captured its 115th NCAA team championship (Men's soccer) to become the nation’s all-time leader.
Among the numbers:
- Stanford varsity teams have won 139 national championships (71 men, 68 women) and 115 NCAA championships (64 men, 51 women).
- At least one Stanford team has won an NCAA championship during each of the last 42 years, dating back to the 1976-77 campaign.
- Stanford's six NCAA titles in 1996-97 remains the national benchmark for an academic year.
- Since 2000, Stanford has captured 51 national team championships overall.
- Stanford has won the Learfield Sports Directors’ Cup in each of the past 23 years. The Directors’ Cup is awarded annually to the most successful overall intercollegiate athletic department in the nation in each of the NCAA’s three divisions. The Directors’ Cup has been awarded for a total of 24 years.
- Stanford student-athletes have earned a nation-leading 161 NCAA Postgraduate Scholarships. NCAA Postgraduate Scholarships are awarded to students who demonstrate outstanding performance in athletics, academics, and community service.
- 165 Stanford-affiliated athletes have won a combined total of 270 medals (139 gold, 73 silver, 58 bronze) in Olympic competition, including a school-record 27 medals at the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Games.
- Twelve Stanford scholar-athletes have earned a Rhodes Scholarship.
This exhibit celebrate's Stanford Athletics' storied achievements in photographs, audio and video recordings, programs, scorecards, and other materials held by the Stanford University Archives.