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MM 11.9: Maryland wrestling has 11 Terps place at Clarion Open

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This is the Maryland Minute, a short story followed by a roundup of Terps-related news.

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Maryland wrestling took part in the Clarion Open with 24 wrestlers in total competing for the Terps last weekend.

It was the program’s first tournament in almost two years and 11 Terps performed well enough to place at the event. Redshirt senior wrestler Zach Schrader was named the Solomon Eye Associates Terp of the Week after claiming a victory in the finals through a medical forfeit. Before the forfeit victory in the final round, Schrader made it past four different wrestlers via two technical falls and two decisions.

Looking at the team as a whole, 10 wrestlers made it to the quarterfinal round, while eight other Terps made it to the semifinals. Freshmen Ethen Miller and John Martin Best were the only two wrestlers other than Schrader to compete in the finals.

It was a pretty successful tournament for a growing Maryland program and it will now look ahead to a matchup with Virginia in College Park on Nov. 12.

In other news

Ian Decker previewed No. 4 Maryland women’s basketball’s first game of the season, which will come against Longwood on Tuesday.

Lauren Rosh previewed No. 21 Maryland men’s basketball’s season-opener with Quinnipiac that will be on Tuesday.

Joe Lotano covered Maryland men’s soccer’s defeat to Northwestern in the quarterfinals of the Big Ten tournament.

Damon Brooks wrote about how Maryland field hockey will face Virginia in the opening round of the NCAA Tournament on Friday in College Park.

No. 21 Maryland men’s basketball will be wearing its white jerseys on Tuesday.

Maryland volleyball shared a few photos from the program’s three-set loss to Michigan on Sunday.

Former Terp J.C. Jackson has the most interceptions in the NFL since 2018.

Maryland track and field graduate student Christine Laurie received a Big Ten Sportsmanship Award.