Skip to simplified nav
NCAA Tournament Championship Game Notes

May 29, 2006

Recap |  Final Stats |  Quotes |  Photo Gallery

Today's attendance of 47,062 sets an NCAA championship game record. The combined attendance numbers from the Division I semifinal and championship games along with the Division II and III championships is highest in NCAA history.

2006 was Virginia coach Dom Starsia's 12th consecutive appearance in the NCAA Tournament, making him fourth all-time.

Virginia's Matt Ward finished the NCAA Tournament with 16 goals in four games for a new NCAA record. He had 22 total points in the tourney.

Matt Ward and Matt Poskay from UVA each had five goals in today's championship tying for third.

Since 1992 only four teams (Princeton, Syracuse, Virginia and Johns Hopkins) have won the NCAA title with Virginia winning three in that span. UVA has now won four all-time.

Virginia is just the 12th team to go undefeated in a season and holds the record for the most wins with 17.

The six goals by Virginia in the third quarter tied the team for third in tournament records.


 

 

Schedules

Top Videos
Jeff White
Doni Dowling
Training Camp Notebook
Football
8/11/17
Training camp continues for UVA, whose second season under head coach Bronco Mendenhall starts Sept. 2 against William & Mary at Scott Stadium.
Sheldon Sullivan
Sullivan Primed for Final Season at UVA
Men's Soccer
8/9/17
Fifth-year senior Sheldon Sullivan, now one of the Cavaliers' captains, started in 2014 on the team that won the program's seventh NCAA title.
Joe Spaziani
Spaziani Sees His Efforts Rewarded
Football
8/8/17
One of the Cavaliers' long-snappers, redshirt junior Joe Spaziani was awarded a scholarship on the eve of training camp.

Jeff White

Director of News Content

jwhite@virginia.edu

A 1985 graduate of UVA, White worked at the Richmond Times-Dispatch until July 2009. He was honored six times as the state's Sportswriter of the Year.

Archives
More Headlines
Online Stores
Auctions
Cavalier Team Shop