lacrosse-women-d1 flag

Ryan Connors |NCAA.com | May 5, 2019

Automatic qualifiers for 2019 NCAA women's lacrosse championship

Watch incredible performances in the top plays from women's lacrosse

The 2019 NCAA women's lacrosse tournament is just around the corner as conference tournaments get underway. Below, we're keeping track of which teams have secured automatic bids to the postseason.

Fifteen teams secure auto bids by winning their conference tournaments, while 13 others are given at-large bids. The top six teams receive first-round byes. The opening round will begin on May 7 or 8 with opening-round play-in games.

ROAD TO THE CHAMPIONSHIP: All the info you need about the DI women's lacrosse tournament

The tournament selection show will be held at 8 p.m. on Sunday, May 5 on NCAA.com.

conference location date, time, tv info 2019 champion
America East Campus site May 4, 4 p.m., ESPN+ Stony Brook
AAC Cincinnati, Ohio May 4, 1 p.m.,
American Digital Network
Florida
Atlantic 10 Fairfax, Va. April 28, 12 p.m., ESPN+ Richmond
Atlantic Sun Conway, S.C. May 4, 1 p.m., ESPN+ Jacksonville
ACC Chestnut Hill, Ma. April 28, 1 p.m. North Carolina
Big East Milwaukee, Wis. May 4, 2:30 p.m. Georgetown
Big Ten Baltimore, Md. May 5, 12 p.m. Northwestern
Big South No. 1 seed April 28, 2 p.m., ESPN3 High Point
CAA Harrisonburg, Va. May 5, 12:05 James Madison
Ivy League New York City May 5, 1:30 p.m., ESPN+ Princeton
MAAC Fairfield, Conn. May 4, 12 p.m., ESPN+ Fairfield
Northeast Campus site May 4, 12 p.m., ESPN3 Wagner
Patriot League Baltimore, Md. May 4, 12 p.m., CBSSN Loyola 
Pac-12 Eugene, Ore. April 28, 4 p.m., Pac-12 Network Southern California
Southern Greenville, S.C. May 4, 12 p.m., ESPN+ Mercer

You can read more about the selection process here

The first round of the championship will begin on May 10 with second round games on May 12. Quarterfinals will be held on May 18 or 19. 

The site of the 2019 Women’s Lacrosse Championship is Homewood Field at Johns Hopkins University. Two, two-team single-elimination semifinals games will be held Friday, May 24, at 5 and 7:30 p.m. Eastern. The two teams winning in the semifinals will advance and compete in the single-elimination national championship game which will take place Sunday, May 26, at noon ET.

CHAMP INFO: View the 2019 bracket | Championship info | Buy tickets

March Madness: Getting to know the No. 15 seed in the NCAA tournament

Check out this detailed history of how No. 15 seeds have fared in the NCAA tournament.
READ MORE

Here's how March Madness contenders are playing compared to last spring

NCAA.com dove into the numbers to see how this year's best college basketball teams are playing compared to the end of last season.
READ MORE

We'll be talking in March about these men's basketball wins from the first month

These are the victories from the first month of the men's college basketball season that just might make an impact when the NCAA tournament field is put together in 2021.
READ MORE

Subscribe To Email Updates

Enter your information to receive emails about offers, promotions from NCAA.com and our partners