1997 NCAA Division I Men's Lacrosse Championship

The 1997 NCAA Division I Men's Lacrosse Tournament was the 27th annual Division I NCAA Men's Lacrosse Championship tournament. Twelve NCAA Division I college men's lacrosse teams met after having played their way through a regular season, and for some, a conference tournament.

1997 NCAA Division I Men's
Lacrosse Championship
Teams12
Finals siteByrd Stadium
ChampionsPrinceton (4th title)
Runner-upMaryland
Attendance[1]25,317 finals
77,170 total
NCAA Division I Men's Championships
«1996 1998»

The championship game was played at Maryland's Byrd Stadium in front of 25,317 fans,[2] The game saw the Princeton University defeat University of Maryland by the score of 19–7.[1] This is Princeton's second consecutive national championship under Head Coach Bill Tierney, and their fourth title since 1992.

Tournament bracketEdit

  First Round Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
                                     
8 Massachusetts 6  
  Hofstra 4  
  1 Princeton 11  
    8 Massachusetts 9  
     
       
  1 Princeton 10  
  5 Duke 9  
       
       
  4 Johns Hopkins 11
    5 Duke 12*  
5 Duke 11
  Brown 6  
  1 Princeton 19
  7 Maryland 7
6 Loyola 21  
  Notre Dame 5  
  3 Syracuse 13
    6 Loyola 12  
     
       
  3 Syracuse 17
  7 Maryland 18  
       
       
  2 Virginia 9
    7 Maryland 10  
7 Maryland 14
  Georgetown 10  
  • * = Overtime

All-Tournament TeamEdit

  • Jon Hess, Princeton (Named the tournament's Most Outstanding Player)
  • Jesse Hubbard, Princeton
  • Chris Massey, Princeton
  • Becket Wolf, Princeton
  • Pat Cairns, Princeton
  • Matt Hahn, Maryland
  • Andrew Whipple, Maryland
  • Casey Powell, Syracuse
  • John Fay, Duke
  • Rob Kavovit, Syracuse

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "NCAA Lacrosse Division I Results / Records" (pdf). NCAA. p. 3 (51). Retrieved 24 April 2014.
  2. ^ "Attendance Figures for the NCAA Men's Championships". LaxPower.com. Archived from the original on 10 June 2008. Retrieved 2008-06-25.