1997 NCAA Division I Men's Lacrosse Championship

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1997 NCAA Division I Men's
Lacrosse Championship
Teams 12
Finals site Byrd Stadium
Champions Princeton
Runner-up Maryland
Attendance[1] 25,317 finals
77,170 total
NCAA Division I Men's Championships
«1996 1998»

The 1997 NCAA Division I Men's Lacrosse Tournament was the 27th annual Division I NCAA Men's Lacrosse Championship tournament. Twelve NCAA Division I college men's lacrosse teams met after having played their way through a regular season, and for some, a conference tournament.

The championship game was played at Maryland's Byrd Stadium in front of 25,317 fans,[2] The game saw the Princeton University defeat University of Maryland by the score of 19–7.[1] This is Princeton's second consecutive national championship under Head Coach Bill Tierney, and their fourth title since 1992.

Tournament bracket[edit]

  First Round Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
                                     
8  Massachusetts 6  
   Hofstra 4  
  1  Princeton 11  
    8  Massachusetts 9  
      
        
  1  Princeton 10  
  5  Duke 9  
        
        
  4  Johns Hopkins 11
    5  Duke 12*  
5  Duke 11
   Brown 6  
  1  Princeton 19
  7  Maryland 7
6  Loyola 21  
   Notre Dame 5  
  3  Syracuse 13
    6  Loyola 12  
      
        
  3  Syracuse 17
  7  Maryland 18  
        
        
  2  Virginia 9
    7  Maryland 10  
7  Maryland 14
   Georgetown 10  
  • * = Overtime

All-Tournament Team[edit]

  • Jon Hess, Princeton (Named the tournament's Most Outstanding Player)
  • Jesse Hubbard, Princeton
  • Chris Massey, Princeton
  • Becket Wolf, Princeton
  • Pat Cairns, Princeton
  • Matt Hahn, Maryland
  • Andrew Whipple, Maryland
  • Casey Powell, Syracuse
  • John Fay, Duke
  • Rob Kavovit, Syracuse

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "NCAA Lacrosse Division I Results / Records" (pdf). NCAA. p. 3 (51). Retrieved 24 April 2014. 
  2. ^ "Attendance Figures for the NCAA Men's Championships". LaxPower.com. Archived from the original on 10 June 2008. Retrieved 2008-06-25.