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Maryland’s Matt Rambo to captain Premier Lacrosse League All-Star team

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

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Editor’s note: This story has been updated to reflect draft results.

Former Maryland men’s lacrosse star Matt Rambo was named one of the captains for the first-ever Premier Lacrosse League All-Star Game this past weekend, and he made selections for his team Monday at 11 a.m. ET.

Rambo was named a captain after an impressive season so far with the Whipsnakes, who sit in first place with a 5-1 record. He leads all players in the league with 27 points and 15 assists.

On Sunday, both Rambo and Atlas star Trevor Baptiste, the other captain, made their first two selections. Rambo selected fellow Terp Michael Ehrhardt as his first pick, along with Connor Fields from Chaos.

Then in the selection show on Monday, Rambo selected five other Terps from the Whipsnakes to join his All-Star roster — midfielder Jake Bernhardt, midfielder Drew Snider, defender Matt Dunn, defender Bryce Young and goalie Kyle Bernlohr. He also selected former Maryland star Joe Walters, who plays for the Whipsnakes. Midfielder Mike Chanenchuk was taken by Baptiste to Rambo’s dismay.

The All-Star Game will be played in Los Angeles at Bank of California Stadium on July 21.

In other news

We kicked off our offensive line position week on Monday. Justin wrote about what the group looks like going into next season.

The Minnesota Timberwolves officially welcomed former Terp Jake Layman to the team Monday He signed as a free agent in a sign-and-trade deal on July 3.

The Big Ten announced the three Maryland football players attending the conference’s media days in Chicago will be Antoine Brooks Jr., Tino Ellis and Anthony McFarland Jr.

Maryland softball outfielder Micaela Abbatine earned a gold medal playing for the Italian National Softball Team in the Women’s European Softball Championships last week. Abbatine played in eight games, finishing with four runs, two hits, three RBIs and a double.

Four-star linebacker Terrence Lewis of the 2021 class announced his top 12, with Maryland making the cut. Lewis, ranked the 15th-best player in Florida and ninth-ranked outside linebacker of his class, won’t announce his top five until July 25, 2020.