1988 NCAA Division I Women's Lacrosse Championship
The 1988 NCAA Division I Women's Lacrosse Championship was the seventh 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 Walton Field in Haverford, Pennsylvania during May 1988.
|1988 NCAA Division I Women's|
|Finals site||Walton Field|
|Champions||Temple (2nd title)|
|Runner-up||Penn State (3rd title game)|
The Temple Owls won their second championship by defeating the Penn State Nittany Lions in the final, 15–7. This was a rematch of the previous year's final, won by Penn State. Furthermore, Temple's win secured an undefeated season (19–0) for the Owls.
The leading scorers for the tournament, all with 8 goals, were Gail Cummings (Temple), Denise Bourassa (Temple), Mandee Moore (Temple), and Tami Worley (Penn State). 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.
|William & Mary||2nd||1983||11-1|
|William & Mary||6||Temple||15|
|Penn State||12||Penn State||8|
Tournament outstanding players
- Gail Cummings, Temple
- Mandee Moore, Temple
- Vicki Yocum, Penn State