DI Women's Lacrosse Champ Info

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2023 DI WOMEN'S LACROSSE CHAMPIONSHIPS

WakeMed Soccer Park | Cary, NC | May 26 & 28, 2023

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Road to the Championship

National Participation
There are 118 NCAA member institutions that sponsor Division I Women’s Lacrosse teams and are eligible to compete in the National Championship. All 118 programs support more than 3,100 women's lacrosse student-athletes across the country.

Selection Process
The championship provides for a field of 29 teams to compete in a single-elimination tournament. Sixteen conference champions qualify automatically; the balance of the field is selected at-large by the NCAA Division I Women’s Lacrosse Committee. The top eight teams in the 29-team bracket for the championship are seeded.  The top three teams receive first-round byes.

Selection Show | May 8, 2022
The 2022 NCAA Division I Women’s Lacrosse Championship bracket will be announced the first weekend in May prior to opening-round competition.

First Round | May 13, 2022
Thirteen, first-round games will be conducted at non-predetermined campus sites. The winning team from each game will advance to the second round.

Second Round | May 15, 2022
Eight, second-round games will be conducted at non-predetermined campus sites. The winning team from each game will advance to the quarterfinals.

Quarterfinals | May 19, 2022
Four, quarterfinals games will be conducted at non-predetermined campus sites. The winning team from each of the four quarterfinals will advance to the championship final site.

2022 NCAA Division I Women’s Lacrosse Championship | May 27-29, 2022 | Homewood Field
The 2022 Women’s Lacrosse Championships will be held at Homewood Field at Johns Hopkins University May 27-28, 2022. Two semifinal games will be held on May 27 at 12:30 p.m. and 3 p.m. ET. The two teams winning in the semifinals will advance and compete in the Division I National Championship game which will take place on May 29 at Noon ET.

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