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1999 NCAA Division I Women's Lacrosse Championship

The 1999 NCAA Division I Women's Lacrosse Championship was the 18th annual single-elimination tournament to determine the national champion of Division I NCAA women's college lacrosse. The championship game was played at Homewood Field in Baltimore, Maryland during May 1999.[1] All NCAA Division I women's lacrosse programs were eligible for this championship. Ultimately, 12 teams were invited to the tournament.

1999 NCAA Division I Women's
Lacrosse Championship
DatesMay 1999
Teams12
Finals siteHomewood Field
Baltimore, MD
ChampionsMaryland (7th title)
Runner-upVirginia (5th title game)
MOPJen Adams, Maryland
Attendance7,759 finals
NCAA Division I Women's Championships
«1998 2000»

Maryland defeated Virginia, 16–6, to win their seventh and fifth consecutive, national championship. This was a rematch of the previous year's final, also won by the Terrapins. This would subsequently become the fifth of Maryland's record seven straight national titles (1995–2001). Furthermore, Maryland's win secured an undefeated season (21–0) for the team.

The leading scorer for the tournament, with 16 goals, was Jen Adams from Maryland. Adams was also named the tournament's Most Outstanding Player.

TeamsEdit

Seed School Conference Berth Record
Dartmouth Ivy League Automatic 10-4
3 Duke ACC At-large 12-4
Georgetown Independent At-large 10-5
James Madison CAA Automatic 12-4
Loyola (MD) CAA At-large 12-4
1 Maryland ACC Automatic 18-0
North Carolina ACC At-large 08-6
Penn State Independent At-large 13-4
4 Princeton Ivy League At-large 12-4
Rutgers Independent At-large 14-2
2 Virginia ACC At-large 13-5
West Chester Independent At-large 11-3

Tournament bracketEdit

  First Round Quarterfinals Semifinals Finals
Homewood Field
Baltimore, MD
                                     
       
  1 Maryland 17  
    Georgetown 6  
Georgetown 7
North Carolina 6  
  1 Maryland 17  
  Penn State 13  
       
       
  4 Princeton 6
    Penn State (OT) 9  
Penn State 23
West Chester 7  
  1 Maryland 16
  2 Virginia 6
       
       
  2 Virginia 20
    Dartmouth 8  
Dartmouth 20
Loyola (MD) 7  
  2 Virginia 9
  3 Duke 8  
       
       
  3 Duke 11
    James Madison 10  
James Madison 11
Rutgers 6  

Tournament outstanding playersEdit

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Division I Women's Lacrosse Championship Results" (PDF). NCAA. NCAA.org. Retrieved March 12, 2015.