Last Updated 4:09 PM, May 29, 2022

RIT wins the 2022 NCAA DIII men's lacrosse championship

RIT wins the 2022 DIII men's lacrosse championship
6:48 pm, May 29, 2022

RIT defeats Union (NY) to win 2022 DIII men's lacrosse championship

RIT defeated Union (NY) 12-10, to win the 2022 DIII men's lacrosse championship. Union went into the locker room at halftime, leading 7-4 and led by as much as five before RIT stormed back with six unanswered goals to begin the second half, taking a 10-7 lead with 11:48 left to go in the fourth quarter.

RIT's Quinn Commandant led the comeback, tallying 3 goals - two coming in the second half. Union's comeback attempt would fall short, adding just three goals in the second half.

The championship marks RIT's second championship in a row and just the program's second-ever national title. 

Click or tap here to view the interactive championship bracket.

Click here to view final stats. 

5:50 pm, May 29, 2022

Union (NY) leads RIT 7-4 at halftime in the 2022 DIII men's lacrosse title match

Union (NY) leads RIT 7-4 at halftime in the 2022 DIII men's lacrosse championship match. Union's Peter Burnes opened up the scoring in the first period on an assist from Keaton McCann. Burnes is the leading scorer for Union after the first half, with two goals after adding his second goal in the 2nd period to give Union a 7-2 lead at the time. 

Union is currently outshooting RIT, 31-16.

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9:00 pm, May 22, 2022

Union (NY), RIT set to meet in 2022 DIII men's lacrosse title game

With both semifinal matchups all said and done, we have a pairing set for the 2022 DIII men's lacrosse championship. Union will meet RIT in the title game after both teams handled their business on Sunday. 

RIT dominated their game against Tufts winning 26-15. The Tigers got out to a great start in that game thanks to a 10-4 first quarter. Union's also has a great first period to thank as well for its 11-8 win over York (PA). The Dutchmen led 6-1 after the first. 

The two will now meet at Rentschler Field in East Hartford, CT to decide the national championship at 1 p.m. ET

Here are the final scores from Sunday:

Click or tap here to view the interactive championship bracket.

9:24 pm, May 21, 2022

DIII men's lacrosse semifinals set

The semifinals for the 2022 DIII men's lacrosse tournament are now set. Saturday, eight teams entered the quarterfinal round, and four teams came out on top to advance. Both semifinal matchups are scheduled for Sunday afternoon. 

Here are the scores from Saturday:

Here are the matchups for Sunday: 

  • York (PA) vs. Union (NY) | 3 p.m. ET
  • RIT vs. Tufts | 3 p.m. ET

Click or tap here to view the interactive championship bracket.

2:03 pm, May 21, 2022

DIII men's lacrosse quarterfinals: Schedule, scores

Four spots in the 2022 NCAA DIII Men's Lacrosse Championship semifinals are on the line today as eight teams compete in the quarterfinals. The winners will play in the semifinals tomorrow, Sunday, May 22, setting the stage for the national championship on Sunday, May 29.

Here's the complete schedule and list of scores for Saturday's quarterfinals:

Click or tap here to view the interactive championship bracket.

12:57 pm, May 15, 2022

Results from Sunday's third round action

The third round wrapped up on Sunday with seven more teams punching tickets to the quarterfinals next weekend. 

Below are the full results from Sunday's third round action. 

Sunday's results: 


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The quarterfinals begin at 12 p.m. ET on Saturday, May 21. 

12:52 pm, May 14, 2022

Second round is complete, third round continues Sunday

The second round of the 2022 DIII men's lacrosse championship finished Saturday, with York (PA) earning a win in the first third round game of the tournament. The third round continues 3 p.m. ET Sunday with seven games.

Below are Saturday's results:

Second round:

Christopher Newport 29, Sewanee 5
RIT 22, Albion 6
Union (NY) 14,  John Carroll 7 
Bowdoin 23, Colorado College 8 
Dickinson 20, Stevens 6 
Salisbury 22, Stockton 13
Tufts 33, Norwich 10
Gettysburg 14, Roanoke 8
Western New England 14, Lynchburg 10
Cabrini 14, Wash. & Lee 8
Wesleyan (CT) 19, Rensselaer 14
MIT 13, Amherst 12
St. Lawrence 15, SUNY Cortland 14
St. John Fisher 18, Catholic 11
Third round:
York (PA) 16, Denison 4
Below are Sunday's third round matchups (all times ET):

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1:18 pm, May 13, 2022

Second round: Day 1 results

The second round of the 2022 DIII men's lacrosse championship began today with two matches. York (PA) took the first one over Southern Virginia and Denison finished up the night with a victory against Grove City.

The other 14 second round matches are set for Saturday. Winners in the second round advance to the third round on Sunday.

Here are Friday's results:

York (PA) 18, Southern Va. 8
Denison 14, Grove City 13

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10:21 pm, May 11, 2022
1:16 pm, May 11, 2022

DIII men's lacrosse championship starts Wednesday

There are six first-round games on Wednesday to kick off the 2022 NCAA DIII Men's Lacrosse Championship, which will culminate five rounds later in the national championship on May 29. Here's the schedule of Wednesday's games:

The winners of Wednesday's first-round games will advance to the second round, which is scheduled for Saturday, May 14.

Click or tap here to view the interactive championship bracket.

1:31 am, May 9, 2022

Championship field announced

INDIANAPOLIS — The NCAA Division III Men’s Lacrosse Committee has selected the teams that will compete in the 2022 NCAA Division III Men’s Lacrosse Championship.

The championship provides for a 38-team tournament. Automatic qualification (AQ) is granted to 27 conference champions, which form “Pool A.” One team is selected from true independents and schools from conferences that do not have an automatic bid for their champions (Pool B). The remaining ten teams are selected from those teams in conferences with automatic bids that did not win their conference’s AQ and the remaining Pool B institutions (Pool C). The teams are geographically paired, whenever possible.

Except for the championship game, all games will be played on the campus of one of the competing teams. First round competition will be held on Wednesday, May 11 with the winners advancing to play in the second round on Saturday, May 14. The second and third rounds will take place on Saturday, May 14 and Sunday, May 15. The quarterfinals and semifinals will take place on Saturday, May 21 and Sunday, May 22.

This year’s finalists will advance to Hartford, Connecticut for the championship game at Rentschler Field, which will be played at 1 p.m. Eastern time, Sunday, May 29, and shown via web stream on The Division II championship will follow at 4 p.m. Eastern time, which can also be seen on The Division I semifinals and championship are Saturday, May 28 and Monday, May 30 at the same site.

For more information about the NCAA Division III Men’s Lacrosse Championship, go to

The champions of the following conferences received automatic qualification (AQ):

Region I - Automatic Qualifiers 

  • Commonwealth Coast Conference: Western New Eng. (14-5) 
  • Great Northeast Athletic Conference: Norwich (18-1) 
  • Little East Conference: UMass Boston (17-2) 
  • NESCAC: Tufts (16-2) 
  • NEWMAC: MIT (16-0) 
  • North Atlantic Conference: Maine Maritime (9-6) 

Region II - Automatic Qualifiers 

  • Empire 8: St. John Fisher (15-2) 
  • Liberty League: RIT (17-1) 
  • Skyline Conference: SUNY Maritime (11-7) 
  • State University of New York Athletic Conference: SUNY Cortland (13-6) 

Region III - Automatic Qualifiers 

  • Atlantic East Conference: Cabrini (15-4) 
  • Centennial Conference: Dickinson (18-0) 
  • Colonial States Athletic Conference: Stockton (16-2) 
  • Landmark Conference: Catholic (13-4) 
  • Middle Atlantic Conference Commonwealth: York (PA) (17-2) 
  • Middle Atlantic Conference Freedom: Stevens (12-7) 

Region IV - Automatic Qualifiers 

  • Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference: Colorado Col. (7-7) 
  • North Coast Athletic Conference: Denison (15-4) 
  • Ohio Athletic Conference: John Carroll (16-2) 
  • Old Dominion Athletic Conference: Lynchburg (15-4) 
  • Presidents' Athletic Conference: Grove City (15-4) 
  • USA South Athletic Conference: Southern Va. (14-4) 

Region V - Automatic Qualifiers 

  • College Conference of Illinois & Wisconsin: North Central (IL) (9-7) 
  • Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association: Albion (14-4) 
  • Midwest Lacrosse Conference: Dubuque (12-7) 
  • Northern Athletics Collegiate Conference: Benedictine (IL) (12-6) 
  • Southern Athletic Association: Sewanee (8-8) 

Pool B Selections 

  • Chris. Newport (16-1) 

Pool C Selections 

  • Amherst (10-6) 
  • Bowdoin (16-2) 
  • Gettysburg (12-7) 
  • Rensselaer (10-5)
  • Roanoke (13-6) 
  • Salisbury (18-1) 
  • St. Lawrence (13-4) 
  • Union (NY) (14-2) 
  • Wash. & Lee (12-6) 
  • Wesleyan (CT) (12-5) 
12:20 pm, May 8, 2022

How to watch the 2022 DIII men's lacrosse selection show

The 2022 Division III men's lacrosse selection show will air Sunday, May 8, at 9 p.m. ET. The tournament field will be announced on a web stream that airs on

Here's how to watch the 2022 DIII men's lacrosse selection show.

When: Sunday, May 8 at 9:30 p.m. ET


The national championship will be held Sunday, May 29 at Rentschler Field in East Hartford, Connecticut.

2:22 am, May 7, 2022

DIII men's lacrosse championship history

2021 RIT (14-0) Jake Coon 15-14 (OT) Salisbury East Hartford, Conn.
2020 Canceled due to Covid-19 -- -- -- --
2019 Cabrini (22-2) Steve Colfer 16-12 Amherst Philadelphia
2018 Wesleyan (CT) (19-3) John Raba 8-6 Salisbury Foxborough, Mass.
2017 Salisbury (22-1) Jim Berkman 15-7 RIT Foxborough, Mass.
2016 Salisbury (23-1) Jim Berkman 14-13 Tufts Philadelphia
2015 Tufts (21-2) Mike Daly 19-11 Lynchburg Philadelphia
2014 Tufts (21-2) Mike Daly 12-9 Salisbury Baltimore
2013 Stevenson (22-2) Paul Cantabene 16-14 RIT Philadelphia
2012 Salisbury (23-0) Jim Berkman 14-10 SUNY Cortland Foxborough, Mass.
2011 Salisbury (18-3) Jim Berkman 19-7 Tufts Baltimore
2010 Tufts (20-1) Mike Daly 9-6 Salisbury Baltimore
2009 SUNY Cortland (19-2) Steve Beville 9-7 Gettysburg Boston
2008 Salisbury (22-0) Jim Berkman 19-13 SUNY Cortland Boston
2007 Salisbury (23-0) Jim Berkman 15-9 SUNY Cortland Baltimore
2006 SUNY Cortland (18-3) Rich Barnes 13-12 (ot) Salisbury Philadelphia
2005 Salisbury (20-0) Jim Berkman 11-10 Middlebury Philadelphia
2004 Salisbury (20-0) Jim Berkman 13-9 Nazareth Baltimore
2003 Salisbury (19-1) Jim Berkman 14-13 (ot) Middlebury Baltimore
2002 Middlebury (18-1) Erin Quinn 14-9 Gettysburg Rutgers
2001 Middlebury (17-1) Erin Quinn 15-10 Gettysburg Rutgers
2000 Middlebury (15-1) Erin Quinn 16-12 Salisbury Maryland
1999 Salisbury (18-1) Jim Berkman 13-6 Middlebury Maryland
1998 Washington College (14-4) John Haus 16-10 Nazareth Rutgers
1997 Nazareth (13-3) Scott Nelson 15-14 (ot) Washington College Maryland
1996 Nazareth (15-0) Scott Nelson 11-10 (ot) Washington College Maryland
1995 Salisbury (17-0) Jim Berkman 22-13 Nazareth Maryland
1994 Salisbury (16-0) Jim Berkman 15-9 Hobart Maryland
1993 Hobart (11-3) B.J. O'Hara 16-10 Ohio Wesleyan Maryland
1992 Nazareth (14-1) Scott Nelson 22-11 Roanoke Penn
1991 Hobart (8-6) B.J. O'Hara 12-11 Salisbury Salisbury
1990 Hobart (15-1) B.J. O'Hara 18-6 Washington College Hobart
1989 Hobart (15-4) Dave Urick 11-8 Ohio Wesleyan Hobart
1988 Hobart (14-4) Dave Urick 18-9 Ohio Wesleyan Ohio Wesleyan
1987 Hobart (10-4) Dave Urick 9-5 Ohio Wesleyan Hobart
1986 Hobart (15-1) Dave Urick 13-10 Washington College Hobart
1985 Hobart (11-3) Dave Urick 15-8 Washington College Washington College
1984 Hobart (9-4) Dave Urick 12-5 Washington College Hobart
1983 Hobart (13-2) Dave Urick 13-9 Roanoke Hobart
1982 Hobart (11-3) Dave Urick 9-8 (ot) Washington College Hobart
1981 Hobart (12-3) Dave Urick 10-8 SUNY Cortland Hobart
1980 Hobart (12-2) Dave Urick 11-8 SUNY Cortland Hobart