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MM 8.30: Five Terps Selected in NLL Draft, Jonathan Donville goes No. 1 Overall

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

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The Panther City Lacrosse Club drafted Maryland men’s lacrosse graduate transfer Jonathan Donville No. 1 overall in the 2021 National Lacrosse League entry draft this past weekend. His selection marks the first time that a Terrapin was drafted first overall.

The 6-foot, 195-pound midfielder transferred to Maryland this past summer, after spending three seasons at Cornell University. He finished his time with the Big Red with 38 goals, 31 assists and 68 shots-on-goal. Donville’s dominant level of play led him to being named an Inside Lacrosse Second Team All-American in 2020.

Although the COVID-19 pandemic forced the cancellation of 2021 spring sports within the Ivy League, the Oakville, Ontario native received preseason All-American honors from the USILA and Inside Lacrosse and was also recognized as a Senior Class Award Candidate.

Four other Terps were drafted over the weekend, including Jake Higgins (Colorado Mammoth- Round 5), graduate transfer Keegan Khan (Colorado Mammoth- Round 4), graduate transfer Owen Prybylski (Vancouver Warriors- Round 4) and Logan Wisnauskas (Colorado Mammoth- Round 3).

In other news

No. 9 Maryland field hockey defeated No. 20 St. Joseph’s University 4-3 in double overtime.

Maryland women’s soccer fell to Navy, 3-1, marking its first loss of the season.

Dylan, Sam and Lauren set their predictions for the upcoming football season.

Football will wear a throwback uniform for the season opener against West Virginia.

“Talking Terps with Coach Locks presented by Window Nation” will return this week.

Former Maryland women’s basketball stars and current Connecticut Sun players Kaila Charles and Brionna Jones had strong performances against the Los Angeles Sparks.

Former Maryland baseball player Kevin Smith hit his first MLB home run.