1986 NCAA Division I Women's Lacrosse Championship

The 1986 NCAA Division I Women's Lacrosse Championship was the fifth annual single-elimination tournament to determine the national championship for Division I National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) women's college lacrosse. The championship game was played at Byrd Stadium in College Park, Maryland during May 1986.[1]

1986 NCAA Division I Women's
Lacrosse Championship
DatesMay 1986
Finals siteByrd Stadium
College Park, MD
ChampionsMaryland (1st title)
Runner-upPenn State (1st title game)
Attendance1,555 finals
NCAA Division I Women's Championships
«1985 1987»

The Maryland Terrapins won their first championship after defeating the Penn State Nittany Lions in the final, 11–10.

For the second consecutive year, the leading scorer for the tournament was Anysia Fedec, from Maryland, with 13 goals. The Most Outstanding Player trophy was not awarded this year.


All NCAA Division I women's lacrosse programs were eligible for this championship. In the end, 6 teams contested this tournament, an increase of two from the previous year.

Team Appearance Previous Record
Maryland 4th 1985 12-4
New Hampshire 3rd 1985 11-3
Northwestern 3rd 1984 10-3
Penn State 4th 1985 15-1
Temple 4th 1985 14-2
Virginia 1st Never 14-1

Tournament bracket

  First Round     Semifinals     Finals
Byrd Stadium
College Park, MD
        Penn State 8  
  Temple 8     Temple 7    
  New Hampshire 5         Penn State 10
      Maryland 11
        Virginia 7    
  Maryland 11     Maryland 12  
  Northwestern 7  

Tournament outstanding players

  • Anysia Fedec, Maryland
  • Trudy Stumpf, Maryland
  • Maggy Dunphy, Penn State

See also


This article is issued from Wikipedia. The text is licensed under Creative Commons - Attribution - Sharealike. Additional terms may apply for the media files.