2010 NCAA Division III Men's Lacrosse Championship

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Tournament information
Sport College lacrosse
Location United States
Dates May 12, 2010–May 30, 2010
Venue(s) M&T Bank Stadium
Baltimore, MD
Participants 23
Final positions
Champions Tufts (1st title)
Runner-up Salisbury
Tournament statistics
Matches played 22
Attendance 35,376 (1,608 per match)
MVP D.J. Hessler (Tufts)
Top scorer(s) D.J. Hessler (Tufts)
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The 2010 NCAA Division III Men's Lacrosse Tournament was held from May 12 through May 30, 2010. It was the 31st annual Division III NCAA Men's Lacrosse Championship tournament. Sixteen NCAA Division III college men's lacrosse teams met after having played their way through a regular season, and for some, a play-in game to advance to the tournament.

The tournament culminated on Memorial Day weekend at M&T Bank Stadium in Baltimore, Maryland. That venue also hosted the Division I and Division II championships.[1] The Division III championship game took place on May 30, as a doubleheader with the Division II final, and pitted perennial Division III powerhouse Salisbury against final newcomer Tufts University. It was Salisbury's eleventh championship game appearance under head coach Jim Berkman. Tufts controlled the game throughout on its way to upset Salisbury, 9–6. It was Tufts University's first NCAA championship in any sport.[2]

Play-in games[edit]

The final four rounds of the tournament were preceded by six play-in games on May 12:

Tournament results[edit]

Second Round
May 15
Quarterfinals
May 19
Semifinals
May 23
Final
May 30
                       
N1 Cortland 18
Keene State 6
N1 Cortland 15
RIT 7
N4 Connecticut C. 9
RIT 11
N1 Cortland 9
N2 Tufts 10
N3 Middlebury 16
RPI 8
N3 Middlebury 9
N2 Tufts 11
N2 Tufts 21
Endicott 8
N2 Tufts 9
S1 Salisbury 6
S1 Salisbury 17
S15 Springfield 4
S1 Salisbury 12*
S4 Haverford 11
S4 Haverford 13
Dickinson 5
S1 Salisbury 14*
S2 Stevenson 13
S3 Gettysburg 10
Roanoke 11*
Roanoke 14
S2 Stevenson 15*
S2 Stevenson 19
Cabrini 9
  • * = Overtime

References[edit]

  1. ^ "2010 NCAA Division III Men's Lacrosse Championship". NCAA.com. Archived from the original on 2009-08-02. Retrieved 2010-05-07. 
  2. ^ Mike Preston, Tufts tops Salisbury, 9-6, for Division III title; Sea Gulls fall behind early, can't catch up to Jumbos, The Baltimore Sun, May 30, 2010.