2001 NCAA Division I Women's Lacrosse Championship

The 2001 NCAA Division I Women's Lacrosse Championship was the 20th 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 2001.[1] All NCAA Division I women's lacrosse programs were eligible for this championship. This year, the tournament field expanded from 12 to 16 teams, its current size.

2001 NCAA Division I Women's
Lacrosse Championship
DatesMay 2001
Teams16
Finals siteHomewood Field
Baltimore, MD
ChampionsMaryland (9th title)
Runner-upGeorgetown (1st title game)
MOPCourtney Martinez, Maryland
Attendance7,967 finals
NCAA Division I Women's Championships
«2000 2002»

Maryland defeated Georgetown, 14–13 after triple overtime, to win their ninth overall, and seventh consecutive, national championship. This was the last of Maryland's record seven straight national titles (1995–2001). With the win, the Terrapins also secured an undefeated season (23–0).

For the third consecutive year, the leading scorer for the tournament was Jen Adams from Maryland (26 goals). Courtney Martinez, also from Maryland, was named the tournament's Most Outstanding Player.

QualificationEdit

Seed School Conference Berth Record
12 Cornell Ivy League At-large 11-3
4 Dartmouth Ivy League Automatic 12-3
2 Duke ACC At-large 14-3
3 Georgetown Big East Automatic 14-2
14 Hofstra America East Automatic 16-2
9 James Madison CAA Automatic 10-8
7 Loyola (MD) CAA At-large 13-4
1 Maryland ACC Automatic 19-0
16 Monmouth NEC Automatic 12-7
6 North Carolina ACC At-large 10-6
13 Penn State Independent At-large 08-9
5 Princeton Ivy League At-large 12-4
11 Syracuse Big East At-large 10-4
15 Temple Atlantic 10 Automatic 13-5
8 Virginia ACC At-large 11-6
10 William & Mary CAA At-large 09-6

Tournament bracketEdit

  First Round Quarterfinals Semifinals Finals
Homewood Field
Baltimore, MD
                                     
1 Maryland 23  
16 Monmouth 9  
  1 Maryland 11  
    9 James Madison 9  
8 Virginia 8
9 James Madison 11  
  1 Maryland 14  
  5 Princeton 7  
4 Dartmouth 9  
13 Penn State 7  
  4 Dartmouth 4
    5 Princeton 10  
5 Princeton 14
12 Cornell 4  
  1 Maryland (3OT) 14
  Georgetown 13
2 Duke 17  
15 Temple 3  
  2 Duke 6
    7 Loyola (MD) 7  
7 Loyola (MD) 15
10 William & Mary 7  
  7 Loyola (MD) 9
  3 Georgetown 10  
3 Georgetown 20  
14 Hofstra 5  
  3 Georgetown 10
    6 North Carolina 4  
6 North Carolina 14
11 Syracuse 9  

All-tournament teamEdit

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Division I Women's Lacrosse Championship Results" (PDF). NCAA. NCAA.org. Retrieved March 13, 2015.