The Southern Methodist Mustangs are on the right track to make their mark on collegiate sports. With the arrival of Rick Hart as their new athletics director last year, the change has been instant. The mood around the place is more upbeat than it has been in years. The positivity around the program bodes well for the future of what is a historical program. The upsurge in form in recent years has got their fans excited who are buying Southern Methodist Mustangs tickets in thousands this time around.
The Southern Methodist Mustangs football program traces its roots back to the year 1915. Since then they have gone on to win eleven conference titles and three national championships. They have also produced one Heisman winner and have taken part in fifteen bowl games, winning seven. Their team in the year 1935 is regarded as one of the best in history. They amassed a record of 12-1-0 and scored a whopping two hundred and eighty eight points during that campaign.
The Southern Methodist Mustangs men’s basketball program has been fairly successful as well. They have been crowned regular season conference champions fourteen times and have lifted the conference tournament once as well. Mustangs have qualified to the NCAA tournament ten times. They have made it to the Elite Eight twice and to Final Four stage of the competition once.
The Southern Methodist Mustangs soccer program has posted a very formidable record over the years. Their achievements since the turn of this millennium have put them right up there among the best in the business. In soccer, Mustangs have in total gone on to win sixteen conference championships and seven conference tournament titles. Seven of these regular season conference title wins have come since the year 2000 and five of the conference tournament winning exploits has also come during this time frame. Mustangs’ soccer teams have also made it to the NCAA College Cup twice in 2000 and 2005.
Over the years, the Mustangs have been quite a force to be reckoned with in golf as well. They have managed to win a total of eight conference titles and have produced a host of excellent players over the course of their illustrious history. The program is now among the best in the country today.
Things are looking up again for the Southern Methodist Mustangs. Their achievements over the last few years have put them on the right track. They now have an ideal platform to continue with this momentum and that makes the next few years quite an interesting prospect. So if you are a fan of the Mustangs then saddle up and get ready to be a part of another exciting few seasons.