1998 NCAA Division I Men's Lacrosse Championship

The 1998 NCAA Division I Men's Lacrosse Tournament was the 28th 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.

1998 NCAA Division I Men's
Lacrosse Championship
Teams12
Finals siteRutgers Stadium
ChampionsPrinceton (5th title)
Runner-upMaryland
Attendance[1]17,225 finals
64,850 total
NCAA Division I Men's Championships
«1997 1999»

The championship game was played at Rutgers Stadium in front of 21,194 fans,[2] The game saw the Princeton University defeat University of Maryland by the score of 15–5.[1] This is Princeton's third consecutive national championship under Head Coach Bill Tierney, and their fifth title since 1992.

Tournament bracketEdit

  First Round Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
                                     
  Georgetown 9  
8 UMBC 8  
  1 Loyola 12  
    Georgetown 11  
     
       
  1 Loyola 8  
  5 Maryland 19  
       
       
  4 Johns Hopkins 10
    5 Maryland 11*  
5 Maryland 18
  Butler 10  
  5 Maryland 5
  2 Princeton 15
7 Duke 16  
  North Carolina 14  
  2 Princeton 11
    7 Duke 9  
     
       
  2 Princeton 11
  3 Syracuse 10  
       
       
  3 Syracuse 17
    6 Virginia 14  
6 Virginia 16
  Hobart 10  
  • * = Overtime

All-Tournament TeamEdit

  • Corey Popham, Princeton (Named the tournament's Most Outstanding Player)
  • Christian Cook, Princeton
  • Jesse Hubbard, Princeton
  • Jon Hess, Princeton
  • Josh Sims, Princeton
  • Scott Hochstadt, Maryland
  • Mike Bonnani, Maryland
  • Brian Haggerty, Maryland
  • Casey Powell, Syracuse
  • Ryan Powell, Syracuse
  • Luke Parrott
  • Brian Woody

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.