Welcome to Back with the Squad, a new series where we’ll reunite past Maryland teams over video chat.
On the second episode, Lila Bromberg brings members of the 2017 Maryland men’s lacrosse team back together over a Zoom chat. This group of Terps made history by winning the program’s first national championship in 42 years. They also won the Big Ten regular season and tournament titles.
Get an inside perspective on the season from Matt Rambo, Connor Kelly, Isaiah Davis-Allen, Colin Heacock, Bryce Young, Jared Bernhardt, Dylan Maltz, Tim Muller, Tim Rotanz, Dan Morris, Nick Manis, Jon Garino Jr., Mac Pons, James Bull, Ben Chisolm and Josh Reinson.
On this episode:
- What was the team mindset heading into the 2017 season?
- The group reacts to a series of plays from their win over Ohio State in the 2017 National Championship.
- How did “Money for Nothing” by Dire Straits become the team anthem?
- What did the team do to celebrate finally taking home the championship trophy?
- The group discusses what it was like to face Ohio State three times in one season.
- What makes the rivalry with Johns Hopkins so special?
- We end by playing a game of “Most Likely To.”