In a battle between two strong Big Ten men’s lacrosse teams, Maryland stood tall against Ohio State and won 9-6 to take home the program’s first NCAA championship since 1975. It also gave Maryland the rare pair of lacrosse titles in 2017 as Maryland’s women’s team also won an NCAA title on Sunday. Maryland’s men had lost in the NCAA title game nine times before this win. Their last title victory? It was a 20-13 win over Navy in 1975. On Monday, Ohio State opened the scoring to lead 1-0 but Maryland’s defense proved to be too much for the rugged Buckeyes,
The Maryland women's lacrosse dynasty continued Sunday as the Terps won their third national championship in four seasons with a 16-13 victory over Boston College.
The No. 3-seeded Ohio State men's lacrosse team came back from a five-goal third-quarter deficit to top Towson, 11-10, Saturday afternoon at Gillette Stadium to advance to their first NCAA title game. They'll face fellow Big Ten squad Maryland, which won a 9-8 thriller of its own Saturday to advance to its third straight title game.
The top-ranked Maryland women's lacrosse team topped Big Ten rival Penn State, 20-10, to advance to Sunday's national championship game. The Terrapins, who advance to their fifth straight NCAA final appearance and 21st all time, will play Boston College.
The NCAA men's and women's lacrosse tournament national semifinals are next week in Boston, and the Big Ten will be well-represented.
The NCAA men's and women's lacrosse tournament brackets were released Sunday night, and a total of seven Big Ten teams will be vying for the national championship. View both brackets in this post.
The top-seeded Maryland men's and women’s lacrosse teams swept the 2017 Big Ten Tournament, as the men defeated Ohio State 10-9 on Saturday and the women downed Northwestern 14-6 in the title game on Sunday.
All three games of the 2017 Big Ten Men’s Lacrosse Tournament in Columbus, Ohio air live on BTN TV and on BTN2Go. Maryland and Ohio State each won their semifinal matchups and will face off in the title game. The full schedule with results is below and on BTN2Go.com. Maryland clinched the outright Big Ten Championship last Saturday by beating Johns Hopkins 12-5. The top-seeded Terrapins then beat No. 4 Penn State in Thursday’s first Big Ten Tournament semifinal 8-6. Second-seeded Ohio State beat No. 3 Johns Hopkins 15-13 in the second semifinal to finalize a matchup with the Terps in
BTN is the home for complete coverage of the 2017 Big Ten spring championships in April and May, televising events in the sports of baseball, softball, rowing, men’s and women’s lacrosse, men’s and women’s golf, men’s and women’s tennis and men’s and women’s outdoor track and field. Broadcast coverage of Big Ten spring championships begins on Saturday, April 29, when BTN will televise the Big Ten Women’s Golf Championship at noon ET, while the Big Ten Men’s Golf Championship will air on Sunday, May 7, at 11 a.m. ET. TPC River’s Bend in Maineville, Ohio, will serve as the home
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