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Live coverage of the 2021 DII women's lacrosse championship

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DII women's lacrosse: 2021 selection show
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9:19 pm, May 16, 2021

DII Women's Lacrosse Championship: Semifinals matchups set

Lindenwood Athletics Lindenwood is advancing to the semifinals.

In Sunday's quarterfinal action in the 2021 NCAA DII Women's Lacrosse Championship, four teams – No. 1 seed Roberts Wesleyan, No. 1 seed Queens (NC), No. 2 seed Lindenwood (MO) and No. 3 seed East Stroudsburg – clinched berths in the semifinals, which will take place Friday, May 21 at 4 p.m. ET and 7 p.m. ET.

The teams advancing to the semifinals were re-seeded with Queens (NC) earning the No. 1 seed in the semifinals and facing No. 4 seed East Stroudsburg, and No. 2 seed Lindenwood (MO) taking on No. 3 seed Roberts Wesleyan. The national championship will be played at 2 p.m. ET on Sunday, May 23.

Here's the schedule for the semifinals:

  • 4 p.m. ET | No. 1 seed Queens (NC) vs. No. 4 seed East Stroudsburg
  • 7 p.m. ET | No. 2 seed Lindenwood (MO) vs. No. 3 seed Roberts Wesleyan
Click or tap here to view the interactive tournament bracket (link opens in a new window).
NCAA.com The updated DII Women's Lacrosse Championship bracket.
2:58 pm, May 16, 2021

Follow the second round schedule and scores

West Chester Athletics West Chester WLAX

The second round of the 2021 DII women's lacrosse championship is today, Sunday, May 16. Four teams will advance to the semifinals next week.

💻 Click or tap here to see the interactive bracket
🖨 Click or tap here to see the bracket in PDF form 

Here's the full schedule for Sunday's second round games. All times listed are ET.

No. 1 seed Roberts Wesleyan 15, No. 3 seed Bentley 7
No. 1 seed Queens (NC) 14, No. 2 seed Limestone 4
No. 2 seed Lindenwood (MO) 17, No. 1 seed UIndy 13
No. 3 seed East Stroudsburg 13, No. 1 seed West Chester 9

Winners will play in the semifinals on Friday, May 21. Matchups will be determined after a reseeding of the final four teams.

2:28 pm, May 14, 2021

Every first-round score from the 2021 DII women's lacrosse tournament

East Stroudsburg Athletics East Stroudsburg women's lacrosse

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

Today was the first day of competition in this year's tournament with eight teams vying for a second round spot. The Mercy-Bentley match was ruled a no-contest due to COVID-19 protocols. As a result, Bentley advanced and will face No. 1 Roberts Wesleyan in the second round. Joining the Falcons in the next round are Limestone, Lindenwood (MO) and East Stroudsburg.

No. 1 seeds West Chester, UIndy, Roberts Wesleyan and Queens (NC) were idle today and play their first game on Sunday in the second round.

💻 Click or tap here to see the interactive bracket
🖨 Click or tap here to see the bracket in PDF form 

Here's how each match went down in the first round:

No. 3 Bentley, No. 2 Mercy — No contest
No. 2 Limestone 9, No. 3 Mount Olive 8 (OT)
No. 2 Lindenwood (MO) 14, No. 3 Regis (CO) 9
No. 3 East Stroudsburg  18, No. 2 Seton Hill 10

And here's the schedule for Sunday's second round matchups. All times in ET.

No. 1 Roberts Wesleyan vs. No. 3 Bentley | 12 p.m.
No. 1 Queens (NC) vs. No. 2 Limestone| 12 p.m.
No. 1 UIndy vs. No. 2 Lindenwood (MO)| 1 p.m.
No. 1 West Chester vs. No. 3 East Stroudsburg | 2 p.m.

2:49 pm, May 14, 2021

Bentley-Mercy ruled no-contest; Bentley advances to second round

Friday's No. 3 Bentley vs. No. 2 Mercy game has been ruled a no-contest due to COVID-19 protocols. The Falcons will advance to face No. 1 Roberts Wesleyan in the second round.

Click or tap here to view the full statement from Bentley.

12:30 am, May 10, 2021

2021 DII women's lacrosse selections announced

West Chester Athletics West Chester women's lacrosse

The NCAA Division II Women’s Lacrosse Committee has selected the teams that will compete in the 2021 DII women’s lacrosse championship.

The championship provides for a 12-team tournament. Four predetermined sites will host first- and second- round competition Friday, May 14, and Sunday, May 16.

The winners of the four second-round games will advance to the semifinals and finals which will be conducted Friday, May 21, and Sunday, May 23. The championship will be co-hosted by the Mountain East Conference and the City of Salem, in Salem, Virginia.

Click or tap here to view the complete championship bracket. 

12:30 am, May 3, 2021

The DII women's lacrosse selections are on May 9

Doug Wittie | NCAA Photos via Getty Images Adelphi women's lacrosse
When: The 2021 DII women's lacrosse selection show is at 8:30 p.m. ET on Sunday, May 9.
Where: The show will stream here on NCAA.com.

The 2021 DII women's lacrosse championship is Sunday, May 23, at Kerr Stadium in Salem, Virginia. Adelphi (above) is the defending champion. 

Below is the full championship event schedule

  • Friday, May 14 | First Round | TBD
  • Sunday, May 16 | Quarterfinals | TBD
  • Friday, May 21 | Semifinals | 4 p.m. ET on NCAA.com
  • Sunday, May 23 | Championship | 2 p.m. ET on NCAA.com 
1:01 am, May 3, 2021

DII women's lacrosse championship history

2019 DII Women's Lacrosse Championship Full Replay: Adelphi vs. West Chester

Adelphi is the defending national champion in DII women's lacrosse.

Here is the complete championship history for DII women's lacrosse: 

YEAR CHAMPION COACH SCORE RUNNER-UP SITE
2019 Adelphi Pat McCabe 11-5 West Chester Allendale, Michigan 
2018 Le Moyne Kathy Taylor 16-11 Florida Southern Tampa, Fla.
2017 Adelphi Pat McCabe 6-4 Florida Southern Bloomsburg, Pa.
2016 Florida Southern Kara Reber 8-7 Adelphi Denver, Colorado
2015 Adelphi Pat McCabe 5-4 (OT) Lock Haven Salem, Va.
2014 Adelphi Rob Grella 7-5 Lock Haven Salem, Va.
2013 LIU Post Meghan McNamara 10-7 Limestone Owings Mills, Md.
2012 LIU Post Meghan McNamara 17-16 West Chester Louisville
2011 Adelphi Joe Spallina 17-4 Limestone Adelphi
2010 Adelphi Joe Spallina 17-7 West Chester Gettysburg, Pa.
2009 Adelphi Joe Spallina 16-4 Lock Haven Salem, Va.
2008 West Chester Ginny Martino 13-12 LIU Post Houston
2007 LIU Post Karen MaCrate Henning 15-7 West Chester Salem, Va.
2006 Adelphi Jill Lessne-Solomon 16-8 West Chester Benedictine (Ill.)
2005 Stonehill Michael Daly 13-10 West Chester West Chester
2004 Adelphi Jill Lessne 12-11 West Chester Orlando
2003 Stonehill Michael Daly 9-8 Longwood Stonehill
2002 West Chester Ginny Martino 11-6 Stonehill West Chester
2001 LIU Post Karen MaCrate 13-9 West Chester Stonehill