1998 NCAA Division I Men's Lacrosse Championship

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The 1998 NCAA Division I Men's Lacrosse Tournament was the 28th 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 Rutgers Stadium in front of 21,194 fans,[1] The game saw the Princeton University defeat University of Maryland by the score of 15–5.[2] This is Princeton's third consecutive national championship under Head Coach Bill Tierney, and their fifth title since 1992.

Tournament bracket[edit]

  First Round Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
                                     
   Georgetown 9  
8  UMBC 8  
  1  Loyola 12  
     Georgetown 11  
      
        
  1  Loyola 8  
  5  Maryland 19  
        
        
  4  Johns Hopkins 10
    5  Maryland 11*  
5  Maryland 18
   Butler 10  
  5  Maryland 5
  2  Princeton 15
7  Duke 16  
   North Carolina 14  
  2  Princeton 11
    7  Duke 9  
      
        
  2  Princeton 11
  3  Syracuse 10  
        
        
  3  Syracuse 17
    6  Virginia 14  
6  Virginia 16
   Hobart 10  
  • * = Overtime

All-Tournament Team[edit]

  • Corey Popham, Princeton (Named the tournament's Most Outstanding Player)
  • Christian Cook, Princeton
  • Jesse Hubbard, Princeton
  • Jon Hess, Princeton
  • Josh Sims, Princeton
  • Scott Hochstadt, Maryland
  • Mike Bonnani, Maryland
  • Brian Haggerty, Maryland
  • Casey Powell, Syracuse
  • Ryan Powell, Syracuse
  • Luke Parrott, Maryland
  • Brian Woody, Maryland

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Attendance Figures for the NCAA Men's Championships". LaxPower.com. Archived from the original on 10 June 2008. Retrieved 2008-06-25. 
  2. ^ "Men's Lacrosse Championship Record Book". NCAA.org. Retrieved 2008-06-25. [dead link]