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2007 NCAA Division I Men's Lacrosse Championship

The 2007 NCAA Division I Men's Lacrosse Tournament was held from May 12 through May 28, 2007. This was the 37th annual Division I NCAA Men's Lacrosse Championship tournament. Sixteen NCAA Division I college men's lacrosse teams met after having played their way through a regular season, and for some, a conference tournament.

2007 NCAA Division I Men's
Lacrosse Championship
DatesMay 12–28, 2007
Teams16
ChampionsJohns Hopkins (9th title)
Runner-upDuke
Attendance[1]52,004 semi-finals
48,443 finals
100,447 total
NCAA Division I Men's Championships
«2006 2008»

The first round of the single-elimination tournament was played on May 12 and May 13 at the home field of the top-seeded team. The quarterfinals were held on May 19 and May 20 on two separate neutral fields: the Navy–Marine Corps Memorial Stadium in Annapolis, Maryland, and Princeton University Stadium in Princeton, New Jersey. The tournament culminated with the championship weekend, which included the Division II and Division III championships, semifinals and finals held on Memorial Day weekend at M&T Bank Stadium in Baltimore, Maryland. The championship game was played in front of a record crowd of 48,443 fans.[2]

Johns Hopkins won their ninth national title, defeating Duke University in the final 12–11.[3] Johns Hopkins was led by Paul Rabil and coach Dave Pietramala, and Duke was led by Zack Greer and Matt Danowski. Delaware, led by Alex Smith made it to the final four for the first time in school history.

Tournament resultsEdit

First Round
May 12–13
Quarterfinals
May 19–20
Semifinals
May 26
Final
May 28
            
1 Duke 18
Providence 3
1 Duke 19
8 North Carolina 11
Navy 8
8 North Carolina 12
1 Duke 12
4 Cornell 11
5 Albany 19
Loyola 10
5 Albany 11
4 Cornell 12*
Towson 6
4 Cornell 14
1 Duke 11
3 Johns Hopkins 12
3 Johns Hopkins 11*
Notre Dame 10
3 Johns Hopkins 14
6 Georgetown 6
Princeton 8
6 Georgetown 9*
3 Johns Hopkins 8
Delaware 3
7 Maryland 9
UMBC 13
UMBC 6
Delaware 10
Delaware 14
2 Virginia 8
  • * = Overtime


Tournament notesEdit

  • The championship game was played in front of 48,443 fans a tournament record
  • 100,447 fans attended the tournament a new tournament attendance record

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ http://www.laxpower.com/mobile/view_news.php?id=35712
  2. ^ "Attendance Figures for the NCAA Men's Championships". LaxPower.com. Archived from the original on 10 June 2008. Retrieved 2008-06-25.
  3. ^ "NCAA Lacrosse Division I Results / Records" (pdf). NCAA. p. 3 (51). Retrieved 24 April 2014.

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