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Le Moyne wins 2021 DII men's lacrosse championship

Le Moyne wins the 2021 DII men's lacrosse championship
6:46 pm, May 30, 2021

Le Moyne wins 2021 DII men's lacrosse championship

2021 DII men's lacrosse championship: Lenoir-Rhyne vs. Le Moyne full replay

Le Moyne completed a perfect season earning its sixth DII men's lacrosse championship title Sunday after defeating Lenoir-Rhyne 12-6 in East Hartford, Connecticut.

The game was tied at halftime, 5-5. But the Dolphins scored the next seven goals to put it away. Le Moyne's Matt Hutchings led all scorers with six goals on eight shots in the victory. He was one of three Dolphins that scored multiple goals, as Ben McCreary and Zach Pierce each had two. 

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4:30 pm, May 30, 2021

National championship matchup set

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It's championship Sunday for DII men's lacrosse. No. 1 seed Le Moyne will take on fellow No. 1 seed Lenoir Rhyne in the title match at 1 p.m. ET in East Hartford, Connecticut. Click or tap to view the live stream 

No. 1 seed Le Moyne defeated No. 3 seed Mercyhurst 11-9 in one semifinal matchup. Ben Mccreary was Le Moyne's leading scorer in the victory with three goals. Le Moyne comes into the title game undefeated at a perfect 14-0 and looks to capture the sixth national title in program history.

Lenoir-Rhyne defeated Wingate 18-10 in the second semifinal match, largely attributed to a dominating performance by Eric Dickinson, who notched six goals in the victory. For the first time ever, Lenoir-Rhyne is in the national championship.

Here's how both semifinals went down:

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dII mens lacrosse championship bracket
10:16 pm, May 16, 2021

DII Men's Lacrosse Championship: Semifinal matchups set

Le Moyne Athletics Le Moyne advanced to the semifinals.

And then there were four. After Sunday's quarterfinal action, No. 1 seeds Le Moyne and Lenoir-Rhyne, No. 2 seed Wingate and No. 3 seed Mercyhurst will advance to the semifinals, which will be played on Sunday, May 23.

Here's the schedule for the semifinals:

The winners from the semifinals will advance to the national championship on Sunday, May 30.

Click or tap here to view the interactive tournament bracket (link opens in a new window). The updated NCAA DII Men's Lacrosse Championship bracket.
2:20 pm, May 16, 2021

Quarterfinals schedule and scores

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The 2021 DII men's lacrosse championship continues Sunday afternoon with three quarterfinal games. The Mercy-Mercyhurst matchup has been declared a no-contest due to COVID-19 issues, allowing No. 3 seed Mercyhurst to clinch the first semifinals spot.

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Below is the schedule for Sunday's quarterfinals. Winners will advance to the national semifinals on Sunday, May 23.

No. 1 seed Le Moyne 11, No. 5 seed St. Anselm 7
No. 1 seed Lenoir-Rhyne 16, No. 5 seed Tampa 15 (OT)
No. 2 seed Wingate 10, No. 3 seed UIndy 9
*No. 2 Mercy vs. No. 3 Mercyhurst | NO-CONTEST (Mercyhurst advances)

2:15 pm, May 15, 2021

Mercy-Mercyhurst quarterfinal declared a no-contest, Mercyhurst advances

The quarterfinal matchup between No. 2 seed Mercy and No. 3 seed Mercyhurst on Sunday, May 16, has been declared a no-contest. Mercyhurst will advance to the semifinals. 
2:08 pm, May 14, 2021

Friday's results; Sunday's second-round matchups

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Hello lacrosse fans. This is your one-stop-shop for the 2021 DII men's lacrosse championship.

The first round began Friday at 4 p.m. ET St. Anselm defeated Seton Hill 12-11 in OT and Tampa beat Nount Olive 24-8 to claim spots in the second round. 

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Here are Friday's results.

No. 5 St. Anselm 12, No. 4 Seton Hill 11 (OT) 
No. 5 Tampa 24, No. 4 Mount Olive 8

Here's how Sunday's second round is shaping up. Times are ET.

No. 1 Le Moyne vs. St. Anselm | 1 p.m. 
No. 1 Lenoir-Rhyne vs. Tampa | 1 p.m.
No. 2 Mercy vs. No. 3 Mercyhurst*
No. 2 Wingate vs. No. 3 UIndy | 4 p.m.

*Game has been ruled a no-contest with Mercyhurst advancing to the semifinals.

Here is the bracket for the 2021 DII men's lacrosse tournament: 

DII men's lacrosse 2021 bracket
11:30 pm, May 9, 2021

2021 DII men's lacrosse championship selections announced

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The NCAA Division II Men’s Lacrosse Committee has selected the teams that will compete in the 2021 DII Men’s lacrosse championship. The championship provides for a 10-team tournament. Five teams from each of the two regions (North and South) are selected to participate in the men's lacrosse championship.

Except for the championship game, all games will be played at a predetermined campus site. First round competition is scheduled for Friday, May 14.

8:48 pm, May 1, 2021

The DII men's lacrosse selections are on May 9

Larry French | NCAA Photos Merrimack celebrates the 2019 DII men's lacrosse championship
When: The 2021 DII men's lacrosse selection show is at 7:30 p.m. ET on Sunday, May 9.
Where: The show will stream here on

The 2021 DII men's lacrosse championship is Sunday, May 30, at Pratt and Whitney Stadium at Rentschler Field in East Hartford, Connecticut. Merrimack (above) is the defending champion. 

Below is the full championship event schedule

  • Friday, May 14 | First Round | TBD
  • Sunday, May 16 | Quarterfinals | TBD
  • Sunday, May 23 | Semifinals | TBD
  • Sunday, May 30 | Championship | 1 p.m. ET on 
9:00 pm, May 1, 2021

DII men's lacrosse championship history

2019 DII Men's Lacrosse Championship Full Replay: Merrimack vs. Limestone

Merrimack has won the last two national championships in DII men's lacrosse.

Here is the complete championship history of DII men's lacrosse:

2019 Merrimack (17-3) Mike Morgan 16-8 Limestone Philadelphia
2018 Merrimack (18-1) Mike Morgan 23-6 Saint Leo Foxborough, Mass.
2017 Limestone (21-1) J.B. Clarke 11-9 Merrimack Foxborough, Mass.
2016 Le Moyne (20-0) Dan Sheehan 8-4 Limestone Philadelphia
2015 Limestone (20-1) J.B. Clarke 9-6 Le Moyne Philadelphia
2014 Limestone (19-1) J.B. Clarke 12-6 LIU Post Baltimore
2013 Le Moyne (18-2) Dan Sheehan 11-10 Mercyhurst Philadelphia
2012 Dowling (13-2) Tim Boyle 11-10 Limestone Foxborough, Mass.
2011 Mercyhurst (14-2) Chris Ryan 9-8 Adelphi Baltimore
2010 C.W. Post (16-1) John Jez 14-9 Le Moyne Baltimore
2009 C.W. Post (15-1) John Jez 8-7 Le Moyne Boston
2008 NYIT (13-1) Jack Kaley 16-11 Le Moyne Boston
2007 Le Moyne (15-2) Dan Sheehan 6-5 Mercyhurst Baltimore
2006 Le Moyne (18-0) Dan Sheehan 12-5 Dowling Philadelphia
2005 NYIT (10-2) Jack Kaley 14-13 (ot) Limestone Philadelphia
2004 Le Moyne (16-0) Dan Sheehan 11-10 (2ot) Limestone Baltimore
2003 NYIT (14-0) Jack Kaley 9-4 Limestone Baltimore
2002 Limestone (13-2) T.W.Johnson 11-9 NYIT Rutgers (Yurcak Field)
2001 Adelphi (12-2) Sandy Kapatos 14-10 Limestone Rutgers (Yurcak Field)
2000 Limestone (14-2) Mike Cerino 10-9 C.W. Post Maryland (Ludwig Field)
1999 Adelphi (10-3) Sandy Kapatos 11-8 C.W. Post Maryland (Ludwig Field)
1998 Adelphi (12-3) Sandy Kapatos 18-6 C.W. Post Rutgers (Yurcak Field)
1997 NYIT (12-2) Jack Kaley 18-11 Adelphi Adelphi
1996 C.W. Post (10-3) Tom Postel 15-10 Adelphi C.W. Post
1995 Adelphi (10-3) Sandy Kapatos 12-10 Springfield Springfield
1994 Springfield (12-2) Keith Bugbee 15-12 NYIT C.W. Post
1993 Adelphi (8-3) Kevin Sheehan 11-7 C.W. Post C.W. Post
1981 Adelphi (10-2) Paul Doherty 17-14 Loyola Maryland Adelphi
1980 UMBC (11-3) Dick Watts 23-14 Adelphi UMBC
1979 Adelphi (13-3) Paul Doherty 17-12 UMBC Adelphi
1978 Roanoke (12-2) Paul Griffin 14-13 Hobart Hobart
1977 Hobart (15-0) Jerry Schmidt 23-13 Washington College Hobart
1976 Hobart (14-3) Jerry Schmidt 18-9 Adelphi UMBC
1975 SUNY Cortland (10-4) Chuck Winters 12-11 Hobart C.W. Post
1974 Towson (14-1) Carl Runk 18-17 (ot) Hobart SUNY Cortland