DI Men's Lacrosse
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. -- Unranked at the beginning of the season, Loyola of Maryland is No. 1 at the end. Loyola beat in-state rival Maryland 9-3 on Monday to win the Division I Men’s Lacrosse National Championship, three months after the Greyhounds opened the season miffed at being overlooked in preseason polls. Loyola completed one of the most rewarding runs possible, going from unranked to No. 1 seed and finally national champion. The top-seeded Greyhounds captured their first NCAA title and finished the season 18-1. 
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Feinswog: Loyola alum sees longtime dream come true as coach

DII Rowing
WEST WINDSOR, N.J. -- After both races in the NCAA Division II Rowing Championships were completed, there wasn’t a dry eye in the Humboldt State party as tears of joy fell for the Jacks’ first national championship in program history. Eighteen years ago, Humboldt State rowing became an intercollegiate program and head coach Robin Meiggs has been with it every step of the way. Meiggs has turned the Jacks into a high-caliber program, but she won’t take all the credit for it.
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DI Women's Golf
FRANKLIN, Tenn. -- Alabama won its first women’s golf title on Friday, holding off two-time champ Southern California by a stroke at the NCAA Division I championship on the 72nd hole. Chirapat Jao-Javanil of Oklahoma won the individual title by four strokes. The Crimson Tide gave coach Mic Potter his first national title and first for a program in its seventh trip to the national tournament when senior Brooke Pancake rolled in a 4-footer for par on No. 18. Alabama finished at 6-over 294 in the fourth round for a 19-over 1,171 total.
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• Rabalais: Dramatic final round puts contending players through plenty

DI Baseball
INDIANAPOLIS -- The field of 64 teams competing for the 2012 NCAA Division I Baseball Championship was announced Monday by the NCAA Division I Baseball Committee. The national top eight seeds are Florida (42-18), UCLA (42-14), Florida State (43-15), Baylor (44-14), Oregon (42-17), North Carolina (44-14), LSU (43-16) and South Carolina (40-17). The SEC led all conferences in the number of teams in the championship field with eight, while the ACC has seven institutions. The Pac-12 has five and the Big 12 and Conference USA each has four selected.
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DI Softball
NORMAN, Okla. -- No. 4 Oklahoma punched a ticket to its seventh Women’s College World Series with a 7-1 win against Arizona on Saturday, marking its second consecutive super regional sweep of the Wildcats. OU moved to 50-8 on the year, its eighth season with at least 50 wins, as it swept Arizona to advance to the WCWS for the second consecutive year. Arizona fell to 38-19. The Sooners finished the day with 10 hits, their 15th game this season with double-figure hits, and two home runs, their 27th game with multiple home runs.
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Trickie: Previewing the 2012 WCWS field

DII Men's Outdoor Track and Field
PUEBLO, Colo. -- For the first time in Adams State history the Grizzly men celebrated a team title. Never before in the school history had the any Adams State track & field team topped the field at a national championship meet, but the Grizzly men changed that on Saturday. The final tally had ASU on top of the field with 77 points, followed by Lincoln (Mo.) with 73. Third place was shared by St. Augustine’s and Western State with 54 points apiece, and Abilene Christian rounded out the top five with 50. With the win, the Grizzlies became the first men’s team to take home the DII team title besides Abielene Christian or St. Augustine’s since 1982.
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DI Women's Lacrosse
STONY BROOK, N.Y. -- Northwestern has built a dynasty that rivals any in sports at the moment. Goals from junior midfielders Taylor Thornton and Erin Fitzgerald in the game’s last 10 minutes helped Northwestern to an 8-6 victory against Syracuse on Sunday, giving the Wildcats their seventh national championship in the past eight years. It did not come without the underdog Orange giving the defending national champions and heavily favored and No. 2-ranked Wildcats (21-2) a run for their money.
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• Falzarano: Northwestern’s Smith finishes strong

DII Men's Lacrosse
FOXBORO, Mass. -- Vito DeMola’s four goals with two assists led the Golden Lions to their first Division II national championship. No. 4 seed Dowling (13-2) finished with an 11-10 win against third-seeded Limestone (17-2) on Sunday afternoon. In the final 30 seconds the Saints fired off three shots on goal with two just wide and Ryan Dougherty came up big with his final of six saves and Matthew Lauria scooped up the ball as the final seconds ticked down. Seven Golden Lions contributed goals with Brendan Hayes dishing out three assists. Dowling’s defense turned in a outstanding performance anchored by Lauria with three caused turnovers and six ground balls.
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• Feinswog: Dowling's DeMola earns his reward

DIII Women's Outdoor Track and Field
CLAREMONT, Calif. -- Top-ranked Wartburg took home the national title on Saturday night with its 129 total team points, the fourth-most in NCAA Championship history. This is the third outdoor national championship for Wartburg and second in four years. This also means the Knights swept the NCAA Track Championships for the year as they won the indoor national title back in March -- marking the second sweep in program history as the Knights also claimed both trophies in 2009.
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DI Men's Tennis
ATHENS, Ga. – Southern California senior Steve Johnson inked his name deeper in the history books Monday at the Dan Magill Tennis Complex -- a place already known for tennis history. He won his No. 72nd consecutive singles match with authority Monday, holding serve down the line and beating No. 3 seed Eric Quigley of Kentucky with a 6-4, 6-4 win that made top-seeded Johnson the only player ever to win back-to-back team and individual titles in the same years under the current NCAA tournament structure.
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