1986 NCAA Division I Men's Lacrosse Championship
The 1986 Division I NCAA Men's Lacrosse Championship game was played at Delaware Stadium in front of 9,765 fans. Fifth seeded North Carolina capped off an 11 and 3 season with its third NCAA championship, as they upset University of Virginia 10 to 9 in overtime.
|1986 NCAA Division I Men's|
|Finals site||Delaware Stadium|
|Champions||North Carolina (3rd title)|
Gary Seivold, who scored the game winner in overtime had two goals and two assists for North Carolina. Virginia's Will Rosebro had tied the game at nine with 1:05 left in the fourth quarter.
Seivold led all tournament scorers with 12 goals and was named the tournament's outstanding player. This tournament was notable because for the first time in nine seasons Johns Hopkins was not in the tournament finals, having been upset in overtime by North Carolina. The tournament was also notable for the expansion in the tournament format to ten teams, from eight, with two play-in games.
|First Round||Quarterfinals||Semifinals May 24, 1986||Final|
- (i) one overtime
- Gary Seivold, University of North Carolina (Named the tournament's Most Outstanding Player)
|Tom Korrie, Syracuse||2||8||4||12|
|Gary Seivold, North Carolina||3||5||7||12|
|Roddy Marino, Virginia||3||7||4||11|
|Tom Carmean, Massachusetts||2||6||3||9|
|Tim Donovan, Rutgers||2||5||3||8|
|John Zulberti, Syracuse||2||4||4||8|
|Del Dressel, Johns Hopkins||2||4||3||7|
|Will Rosebro, Virginia||3||5||2||7|