In 1970, the Cal State Fullerton Titans men’s soccer team won its first-ever conference championship in the Southern California Soccer Association. The team was coached by Al Mistri and finished the season with an overall record of 8-4-3 and a conference record of 3-0-1.
The championship was the first major achievement for the program, which had been founded just a few years earlier in 1965. The team had struggled in its early years, but with the help of talented players such as forward Eddie Soto, who scored seven goals in the championship season, they were able to turn things around and establish themselves as a contender in the conference.
The Titans’ success continued in the following years, as they won additional conference championships in 1972, 1973, 1974, and 1975. The team’s success in the 1970s helped lay the foundation for future achievements in the program, including a Big West Conference championship in 2008.
Today, the Cal State Fullerton Titans men’s soccer team continues to compete in the Big West Conference and has become a consistent contender in the conference, with multiple conference championships and NCAA tournament appearances in recent years.