2018 NCAA Division I Men's Lacrosse Championship
The 2018 NCAA Division I Men's Lacrosse Championship weekend was the 48th annual single-elimination tournament to determine the national championship for National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Division I men's college lacrosse.
|2018 NCAA Division I Men's|
|Finals site||Gillette Stadium|
|Champions||Yale (1st title)|
|MOP||Ben Reeves (11g 14a)|
|Top scorer||Ben Reeves, Yale|
Seventeen teams competed in the tournament, based upon their performance during the regular season. For nine teams, entry into the tournament was by means of a conference tournament automatic qualifier and/or play in, while for eight teams at-large selection was determined by the NCAA selection committee.
Yale controlled the finals, winning their first NCAA lacrosse title and second title overall. Yale's Ben Reeves tied Eamon McEneaney for most points in an NCAA tournament with 25 points. Duke had not lost in a championship game since 2007.
|5||Johns Hopkins||Big Ten||Automatic||3||11-4|
Campus sites: seeded teams host
Westwood One provided nationwide radio coverage of the semifinals and championship. It was once again streamed online at westwoodsports.com, through TuneIn, and on SiriusXM. Dave Ryan, Mark Dixon and Jason Horowitz provided the call for Westwood One.
Every game of the 2018 Men's Lacrosse Championship was broadcast on the ESPN Networks (ESPN3- Opening Round, ESPNU- First Round and Quarterfinals, ESPN2- Semifinals and National Championship).
- Andy Helwig & Sean Sharman - Buffalo, NY
- Jay Alter & Ryan Boyle- New Haven, CT
- Booker Corrigan & Mark Dixon- College Park, MD
- Mike Corey & Don Zimmerman- Durham, NC
- John Brickley & Matt Ward- South Bend, IN
- Chris Cotter, Paul Carcaterra, & Ric Beardsley (Syracuse only)- Albany and Syracuse, NY
- Anish Shroff & Quint Kessenich- Baltimore, MD
Quarterfinals, Semifinals, & National Championship
- Anish Shroff, Quint Kessenich, & Paul Carcaterra
- "nitty 2018selections" (PDF). NCAA. Retrieved May 10, 2018.
- "Time to Face-Off: ESPN Presents Entire NCAA Division I Men's Lacrosse Championship". ESPN Media Zone. Retrieved 2018-05-08.