2000 NCAA Division I Women's Lacrosse Championship

The 2000 NCAA Division I Women's Lacrosse Championship was the 19th annual single-elimination tournament to determine the national champion of Division I NCAA women's college lacrosse. The championship game was played at Lions Stadium in Trenton, New Jersey during May 2000.[1] All NCAA Division I women's lacrosse programs were eligible for this championship. Ultimately, 12 teams were invited to the tournament.

2000 NCAA Division I Women's
Lacrosse Championship
DatesMay 2000
Finals siteLions Stadium
Trenton, NJ
ChampionsMaryland (8th title)
Runner-upPrinceton (4th title game)
MOPJen Adams, Maryland
Attendance4,788 finals
NCAA Division I Women's Championships
«1999 2001»

Maryland defeated Princeton, 16–8, to win their eighth overall and sixth consecutive, national championship. This would subsequently become the sixth of Maryland's record seven straight national titles (1995–2001).

For the second consecutive year, the leading scorer for the tournament was Jen Adams from Maryland, with 22 goals. Adams was also again named the tournament's Most Outstanding Player.


Seed School Conference Berth Record
Boston U. America East Automatic 15-3
Dartmouth Ivy League Automatic 11-4
Delaware CAA At-large 13-4
Duke ACC At-large 10-5
Georgetown Independent At-large 11-4
3 James Madison CAA At-large 12-4
Loyola (MD) CAA Automatic 14-4
1 Maryland ACC Automatic 18-1
4 North Carolina ACC At-large 12-5
2 Princeton Ivy League At-large 13-3
Syracuse Independent At-large 12-3
Virginia ACC At-large 12-5

Tournament bracket

  First Round Quarterfinals Semifinals Finals
Lions Stadium
Trenton, NJ
  1 Maryland (2OT) 7  
    Georgetown 6  
Georgetown 11
Syracuse 10  
  1 Maryland 17  
  Loyola (MD) 7  
  4 North Carolina 5
    Loyola (MD) 7  
Loyola (MD) 14
Delaware 4  
  1 Maryland 16
  Princeton 8
  3 James Madison 12
    Virginia 5  
Virginia 13
Boston U. 10  
  3 James Madison 9
  2 Princeton 15  
  2 Princeton (2OT) 9
    Duke 8  
Duke 7
Dartmouth 6  

All-tournament team

  • Alivian Coates, James Madison
  • Kristin Hagart, Loyola (MD)
  • Jess Marion, James Madison
  • Stacey Moriand, Loyola (MD)
  • Jen Adams, Maryland (Most outstanding player)
  • Christie Jenkins, Maryland
  • Alex Kahoe, Maryland
  • Tonia Porras, Maryland
  • Brooke Owens, Princeton
  • Julie Shaner, Princeton
  • Lauren Simone, Princeton

See also


  1. "Division I Women's Lacrosse Championship Results" (PDF). NCAA. NCAA.org. Retrieved March 13, 2015.
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