1983 NCAA Men's Lacrosse National Championship 1
The 1983 NCAA Men's Lacrosse Championship was played at Rutgers University in front of 15,672 fans. Syracuse capped off a 14 and 1 season with its first "official" NCAA championship as they defeated Johns Hopkins 17 to 16. The Orange led by All-Americans Brad Kotz and Tim Nelson, scored eight straight goals in less than nine minutes late in the game to clinch the title, after Hopkins had gone up 12 to 5 midway through the third quarter. Kotz was named the tournament's Most Outstanding Player.