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ASU Best Teams: No. 4 1975-76 Football vs. No. 5 1995 Women’s Golf

The second round

We continue our best teams from ASU ever this summer with our next matchup. No. 9 1998 Baseball beat No. 8 2006-07 WBB in our last matchup. Now it’s No. 4 1975-76 Football vs. No. 5 1995 Women’s Golf

Here’s the current bracket:

No. 4 1975-76 Football

Record: 12-0, WAC Champion, Fiesta Bowl Champion

Head coach: Frank Kush

Notable players: Bob Breunig

The rundown: A team that can go undefeated in a season, especially when it comes to football, should be recognized as one of the greatest of all time, if not THE greatest team of all time. The 1975-1976 Arizona State Sun Devils finished with a 12-0 record with the help of Frank Kush as their head coach. Notable players also included Linebacker Bob Breunig who would go on to have a stellar career in the NFL, get inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame, and win a Super bowl Championship with the Dallas Cowboys. This team stands as the highest ranked Arizona State Football squad in school history. The Sun Devils would then go on to win the Western Athletic Conference, and defeat Nebraska in the Fiesta Bowl. Arizona State edged past with a final score of 17-14.

No. 5 1995 Women’s Golf

Record: 10-0, Won Third Consecutive NCAA Championship

Head coach: Linda Vollstedt

Notable players: Wendy Ward, Kristel Mourgue d’Algue, Heather Bowie and Kelle Booth

The Rundown: The 1995 Women’s Golf program won all of the team tournaments they competed in. The team won each tournament by an average of 25 shots and in addition to winning every team tournament they also won nine out of 10 individual tournaments as well. Four players, Ward, Mourgue d’Algue, Bowie and Booth, were named First-Team All-Americans, which was the first time four teammates were selected to the First-Team. At the NCAA Championship the Devils three-peated as champions winning the tournament by 26 strokes.

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