No. 1 Women's Lacrosse
Maryland scored the first goal of the game just one minute into the contest. The Terps led 4-0 after six minutes, and took an 8-0 lead before UMass finally got on the board.
Caroline Steele and Megan Whittle both finished the first half with four goals and an assist, Taylor Cummings was her normal brilliant self, and Zoe Stukenberg scored a game-high five goals. Maryland's defense shut down UMass' third-ranked scoring defense, holding the Minutewomen to only three goals.
The undefeated and top-seeded Terps will face Syracuse in the Final Four.
Record this week: 1-0 (18-3 win over UMass)
Record this season: (21-0)
Grade for the week: A+. The Terps are moving on to their eighth straight Final Four.
Title Chances: 5. The top-seeded Terps obliterated UMass. They are one step closer to their third straight national title.
No. 1 Men's Lacrosse
Kyle Bernlohr and Maryland's defense helped lock down Syracuse's top-10 offense. The Orange led in ground balls and draw controls, but the Terps used their stout defense to help create offense. Matt Rambo continued his rise up the Maryland all-time points and goals lists, Dylan Maltz scored a hat trick against his former team and Pat Young added four goals.
Maryland's balanced offense and defense continues to confound its opponents.
The top-seeded Terps will head to Philly where they will face fifth-seeded Brown in the Final Four.
Record this week: 1-0 (13-7 win over Syracuse)
Record this season: (16-2)
Grade for the week: A+. The Terps are moving on to the Final Four.
Title Chances: 5. The top-seeded Terps looked good against Syracuse. They are one step closer to a national title.
Maryland controlled its destiny coming into the series finale against Michigan State. The Terps took two of three from the Spartans and ensured that they will play postseason baseball in the Big Ten Tournament. The Terrapins will likely have to win the tournament in order to make the NCAA Tournament.
Record this week: 2-1 (6-3 win over Michigan State, 4-3 loss (13) to Michigan State and a 6-4 win over Michigan State
Record this season: (28-25, 13-11)
Grade for the week: A-. The Terps took care of business this week and made sure that they will have a chance to compete in the Big Ten Tournament.
Title Chances: 2. Maryland's chances of winning the Big Ten Tournament title are slim.
Track and Field
The Terps were off this week, but will be back in action at the NCAA East Regionals next week.
David Kocher finished tied for 25th and Tom Harris finished in a tie for 70th at the NCAA Tuscaloosa Regional. Their seasons are over.