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2009 NCAA women's lacrosse tourney

Complete schedule and results

Updated: May 24, 2009, 9:56 PM ET
By ESPN.com

The complete 2009 NCAA Division I women's lacrosse tournament schedule and results:

Bracket

National Championship

Johnny Unitas Stadium
Sunday, May 24 | Towson, Md.

No. 1 Northwestern 21, No. 3 North Carolina 7

No. 1 Northwestern wins its fifth consecutive national championship.


Semifinals

Johnny Unitas Stadium
Friday, May 22 | Towson, Md.

Semifinal 1: No. 1 Northwestern 13, No. 4 Penn 12
No. 1 Northwestern advances to play No. 3 North Carolina in the national championship game.

Semifinal 2: No. 3 North Carolina 8, No. 2 Maryland 7
No. 3 North Carolina advances to play No. 1 Northwestern in the national championship game.

Semifinals recap


Quarterfinal Round -- Saturday, May 16

No. 2 Maryland 12, No. 7 Syracuse 10
No. 2 Maryland advances to play No. 3 North Carolina in the Final Four.

No. 4 Penn 10, No. 5 Duke 9
No. 4 Penn advances to the Final Four.

No. 3 North Carolina 16, No. 6 Notre Dame 10
No. 3 North Carolina advances to play No. 2 Maryland in the Final Four.

2 p.m.: No. 8 Princeton vs. No. 1 Northwestern


First Round -- Sunday, May 10

College Park, Md.
No. 2 Maryland 20, Colgate 4
No. 2 Maryland advances to play No. 7 Syracuse in the quarterfinals.

Chapel Hill, N.C.
No. 3 North Carolina 15, Towson 4
No. 3 North Carolina advances to play No. 6 Notre Dame in the quarterfinals.

Philadelphia
No. 4 Penn 10, Fairfield 8
No. 4 Penn advances to play No. 5 Duke in the quarterfinals.

Princeton, N.J.
No. 8 Princeton 15, Georgetown 9
No. 8 Princeton advances to play No. 1 Northwestern in the quarterfinals.

Evanston, Ill.
No. 1 Northwestern 23, UMass 6
No. 1 Northwestern advances to play No. 8 Princeton in the quarterfinals.

Durham, N.C.
No. 5 Duke 15, Virginia 13
No. 5 Duke advances to face No. 4 Penn in the quarterfinals.

Syracuse, N.Y.
No. 7 Syracuse 20, Boston University 10
No. 7 Syracuse advances to play No. 2 Maryland in the quarterfinals.

South Bend, Ind.
No. 6 Notre Dame 19, Vanderbilt 13
No. 6 Notre Dame advances to play No. 3 North Carolina in the quarterfinals.