2004 NCAA Division I Women's Lacrosse Championship

The 2004 NCAA Division I Women's Lacrosse Championship was the 23rd annual single-elimination tournament to determine the national champion of Division I NCAA women's college lacrosse. The championship game was played at Princeton Stadium in Princeton, New Jersey during May 2004.[1] All NCAA Division I women's lacrosse programs were eligible for this championship. A total of 16 teams were invited to participate. This was also the first tournament to have a total game attendance exceed 10,000 people.

2004 NCAA Division I Women's
Lacrosse Championship
DatesMay 2004
Teams16
Finals sitePrinceton Stadium
Princeton, NJ
ChampionsVirginia (3rd title)
Runner-upPrinceton (7th title game)
MOPAndrea Pfeiffer, Virgini
Attendance13,623 finals
NCAA Division I Women's Championships
«2003 2005»

In a rematch of the previous year's final, Virginia defeated Princeton, 10–4, to win their third national championship.

The leading scorer for the tournament was Amy Appelt from Virginia (15 goals). Andrea Pfeiffer, also from Virginia, was named the tournament's Most Outstanding Player.

QualificationEdit

Play-in gameEdit

May 8
   
  Mount St. Mary's (NEC, 14-4) 12
  Manhattan (MAAC, 11-7) 7

TeamsEdit

Seed School Conference Berth type Record
Colgate Patriot Automatic 13-6
Dartmouth Ivy League At-large 10-5
Duke ACC At-large 13-5
Georgetown Big East Automatic 11-4
James Madison CAA Automatic 15-3
Johns Hopkins ALC At-large 12-4
4 Loyola (MD) CAA At-large 14-3
3 Maryland ACC At-large 14-4
Mount St. Mary's NEC Automatic 15-4
New Hampshire America East Automatic 15-4
Northwestern ALC At-large 14-2
Notre Dame Big East At-large 12-4
1 Princeton Ivy League Automatic 16-0
Temple Atlantic 10 Automatic 11-7
Vanderbilt ALC Automatic 10-5
2 Virginia ACC Automatic 15-3

Tournament bracketEdit

  First Round Quarterfinals Semifinals Finals
Princeton Stadium
Princeton, NJ
                                     
1 Princeton 18  
Colgate 6  
  1 Princeton (OT) 6  
    Dartmouth 5  
Dartmouth 14
New Hampshire 12  
  1 Princeton 11  
  Vanderbilt 3  
James Madison 14  
Johns Hopkins 9  
  James Madison 4
    Vanderbilt 10  
4 Loyola (MD) 4
Vanderbilt 5  
  1 Princeton 4
  2 Virginia 10
3 Maryland 22  
Temple 4  
  3 Maryland 10
    Georgetown 14  
Georgetown (OT) 13
Duke 12  
  Georgetown 9
  2 Virginia 12  
Northwestern 10  
Notre Dame 8  
  Northwestern 11
    2 Virginia 15  
2 Virginia 19
Mount St. Mary's 2  

All-tournament teamEdit

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Division I Women's Lacrosse Championship Results" (PDF). NCAA. NCAA.org. Retrieved March 19, 2015.