1998 NCAA Division I Women's Lacrosse Championship
The 1998 NCAA Division I Women's Lacrosse Championship was the 17th annual single-elimination tournament to determine the national champion of Division I NCAA women's college lacrosse. The championship game was played at UMBC Stadium in Catonsville, Maryland during May 1998. All NCAA Division I women's lacrosse programs were eligible for this championship. This year, the tournament field expanded from 8 to 12 teams, the second consecutive expansion after increasing from 6 to 8 teams the previous year.
|1998 NCAA Division I Women's|
|Finals site||UMBC Stadium|
|Champions||Maryland (6th title)|
|Runner-up||Virginia (4th title game)|
|MOP||Cathy Nelson, Maryland|
Maryland defeated Virginia, 11–5, to win their sixth and fourth consecutive, national championship. This would subsequently become the fourth of Maryland's record seven straight national titles (1995–2001).
|William & Mary||CAA||At-large||08-7|
|William & Mary||9|
Tournament outstanding playersEdit
- Kate Graw, Dartmouth
- Jacque Weitzel, Dartmouth
- Alex Kahoe, Maryland
- Kathleen Lund, Maryland
- Cathy Nelson, Maryland (Most outstanding player)
- Sascha Newmarch, Maryland
- Kristin Sommar, Maryland
- Sarah Dacey, North Carolina
- Aubrey Falk, North Carolina
- Kara Ariza, Virginia
- Peggy Boutilier, Virginia
- Melissa Hayes, Virginia
- "Division I Women's Lacrosse Championship Results" (PDF). NCAA. NCAA.org. Retrieved March 12, 2015.