Defending national champion Maryland will be the No. 1 seed for the sixth straight year in the NCAA Division I women’s lacrosse tournament beginning next weekend.
Four other teams from Maryland also made the 27-team Division I field — No. 7 seed Towson, No. 8 Loyola Maryland, Navy and Johns Hopkins — when the bracket was announced Sunday night. All but Towson are in Maryland’s quarter of the bracket.
As top-eight seeds, Maryland, Towson and Loyola will host first- and second-round games Friday and Saturday. Maryland is one of six teams with a bye through to the second round.
Maryland (18-1) earned the No. 1 seed over No. 2 North Carolina (15-3). Stony Brook, which has...