2019 NCAA Division I Women's Lacrosse Championship

The 2019 NCAA Division I Women's Lacrosse Championship is the 38th annual single-elimination tournament to determine the national champion of Division I NCAA women's college lacrosse. The semifinal and championship rounds will be played at Homewood Field in Baltimore from May 24-26, 2019.[1] All other rounds will be played at campus sites, usually at the home field of the higher-seeded team, from May 7-19.

2019 NCAA Division I Women's
Lacrosse Championship
DatesMay 7–26, 2019
Teams28
Finals siteHomewood Field
Baltimore, MD
ChampionsMaryland (14th title)
Runner-upBoston College (3rd title game)
SemifinalistsNorthwestern (11th Final Four)
North Carolina (11th Final Four)
Winning coachCathy Reese (5th title)
MOPMegan Taylor, Maryland
NCAA Division I Women's Championships
«2018 2020»

Tournament fieldEdit

All NCAA Division I women's lacrosse programs were eligible for this championship, and a total of 28 teams were invited to participate. 15 teams qualified automatically by winning their conference tournaments while the remaining 13 teams qualified at-large based on their regular season records.

SeedsEdit

TeamsEdit

Seed School Conference Berth Type RPI[2] Record
2 Boston College ACC At-large 2 19-1
Colorado Pac-12 At-large 21 10-7
Dartmouth Ivy At-large 17 11-5
Denver Big East At-large 13 14-3
Fairfield MAAC Automatic 33 15-3
Florida American Automatic 8 13-6
Georgetown Big East Automatic 25 11-8
High Point Big South Automatic 27 15-4
Jacksonville Atlantic Sun Automatic 29 16-3
James Madison CAA Automatic 16 16-3
Johns Hopkins Big Ten At-large 20 10-7
Loyola (MD) Patriot Automatic 10 15-4
1 Maryland Big Ten At-large 1 18-1
Mercer SoCon Automatic 82 10-9
8 Michigan Big Ten At-large 12 15-3
Navy Patriot At-large 11 15-4
3 North Carolina ACC Automatic 3 15-3
4 Northwestern Big Ten Automatic 4 14-4
Notre Dame ACC At-large 15 13-4
Penn Ivy At-large 14 12-5
7 Princeton Ivy Automatic 7 14-3
Richmond Atlantic 10 Automatic 23 17-3
Stanford Pac-12 At-large 24 13-5
Stony Brook America East Automatic 19 15-4
Southern Cal Pac-12 Automatic 9 16-3
5 Syracuse ACC At-large 5 15-4
6 Virginia ACC At-large 6 12-6
Wagner Northeast Automatic 31 15-3

BracketEdit

Play-in gamesEdit

May 7
   
  Jacksonville* 22
  Mercer 7
May 7
   
  Fairfield* 13
  Wagner 15

Tournament bracketEdit

Games on Conference Sports Networks (BTN & BTN+) or ESPN3 for First & Second Rounds. Semifinals on ESPNews & Finals on ESPNU

  First Round
May 10
Regional Campus Sites
Second Round
May 12
Regional Campus Sites
Quarterfinals
May 18
Campus Sites
Semifinals
May 24
Homewood Field
Final
May 26
Homewood Field
                                               
       
  1 Maryland* 17  
    Stony Brook 8  
Stony Brook 10*
James Madison 9  
  1 Maryland 17  
  Denver 8  
USC 10  
Denver 11  
  Denver 9
    8 Michigan 5  
Jacksonville 9
8 Michigan* 13  
  1 Maryland 25  
  4 Northwestern 13  
       
       
  5 Syracuse* 14
    Georgetown 8  
Penn 12
Georgetown 13**  
  5 Syracuse 14
  4 Northwestern 18  
Notre Dame 15  
Stanford 9  
  Notre Dame 10
    4 Northwestern* 13  
     
       
  1 Maryland 12
  2 Boston College 10


       
  3 North Carolina* 15  
    Florida 11  
Florida 16
Johns Hopkins 9  
  3 North Carolina 14  
  6 Virginia 7  
Navy 16  
High Point 5  
  Navy 12
    6 Virginia* 15  
     
       
  3 North Carolina 14
  2 Boston College 15**  
7 Princeton* 19  
Wagner 7  
  7 Princeton 17
    Loyola (MD) 13  
Loyola (MD) 19
Richmond 6  
  7 Princeton 12
  2 Boston College 17  
Dartmouth 13  
Colorado 16  
  Colorado 9
    2 Boston College* 21  
     
  • *First and second round host.

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "DI Women's College Lacrosse - Bracket". NCAA. NCAA.org. Retrieved May 5, 2019.
  2. ^ "2019WLA_NittyGritty_Selections" (PDF). NCAA. Retrieved May 5, 2019.