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Mitchell Northam | NCAA.com | May 26, 2019

DII men's lacrosse championship: Merrimack beats Limestone for 2019 national title

Merrimack wins the 2019 DII Men's Lacrosse Championship

Merrimack repeated as the NCAA Division II men's lacrosse champion, beating No. 1 seed Limestone 16-8 Sunday afternoon at Lincoln Financial Field in Philadelphia.

NCAA LACROSSE: 2019 DII men's lacrosse bracket | Shop official Merrimack championship gear

Below, you can find information on the semifinals and finals, including stats, live updates, how to watch and where the games will be played.

ROUND LOCATION MATCH-UP RESULTS WATCH TIME
Semifinals Syracuse, NY No. 6 Merrimack 15, No. 1 Le Moyne 14 (OT) Box score NCAA.com May 18 - 12 p.m. EST
Semifinals Gaffney, SC No. 1 Limestone 16, No. 3 Indianapolis 7 Box score  NCAA.com May 19 - 12 p.m. EST
Final Philadelphia, PA No. 6 Merrimack 16, No. 1 Limestone 8 Box score NCAA.com May 26 - 1 p.m. EST

RANKINGS: Regional rankings | USILA Coaches poll

Follow below for a minute-by-minute recap of the championship game.

 

Merrimack won the 2018 national championship, but before that there was a string of five straight years where the title was won by either Limestone or Le Moyne. Indianapolis has never won the national championship.

MAKING HISTORY: The DII men's lacrosse programs with the most national championships

YEAR CHAMPION COACH POINTS RUNNER-UP HOST OR SITE
2019 Merrimack Mike Morgan 16-8 Limestone Philadelphia
2018 Merrimack 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

 

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