1996 NCAA Division I Women's Lacrosse Championship
The 1996 NCAA Division I Women's Lacrosse Championship was the 15th annual single-elimination tournament to determine the national champion of Division I NCAA women's college lacrosse. The championship game was played at Goodman Stadium in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania during May 1996. All NCAA Division I women's lacrosse programs were eligible for this championship; a total of 6 teams were invited to participate.
|1996 NCAA Division I Women's|
|Finals site||Goodman Stadium|
|Champions||Maryland (4th title)|
|Runner-up||Virginia (3rd title game)|
Maryland defeated Virginia, 10–5, to win their fourth, and second consecutive, national championship. This would subsequently become the second of Maryland's record seven straight national titles (1995–2001). Furthermore, Maryland's championship win secured its second straight undefeated season (19–0).
The leading scorer for the tournament, with 7 goals, was Kelly Amonte from Maryland. The Most Outstanding Player trophy was not awarded this year.
|William & Mary||10-6|
|William & Mary||6|
Tournament outstanding players
- "Division I Women's Lacrosse Championship Results" (PDF). NCAA. NCAA.org. Retrieved March 12, 2015.