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MM 5.13: Maryland wrestling 2021 recruiting class ranked No. 8 in nation

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

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Maryland wrestling continued its positive trend on the recruiting trail, with the Terps’ 2021 recruiting class landing at No. 8 in the nation, according to rankings from Intermat.

The Terps’ class was headed by Adrien Cramer, an All-American and the No. 76 senior in the class, and Missouri native Ethen Miller, the No. 8 145-pound wrestler in the class.

Head coach Alex Clemsen and his staff also managed to bring in Jaxon Smith, a three-time state champion in Georgia, Braxton Brown, a three-time state champion from Texas, Gaven Bell, a three-time county champion in New York, Sam O’Brian, a Damascus High School product who placed third in Maryland and Kevin Schork, who was a three-time state finalist in Virginia.

Despite lackluster showing on the mat, Clemsen and his staff have been able to pitch their rebuild and attract high-level talent from across the country.

In Other News

Maryland men’s lacrosse attacker Jared Bernhardt was named USA Lacrosse Magazine’s Division I Men’s Player of the Week.

Maryland football officially announced the addition of quarterback Reece Udinski.

The Terps also made the top seven of four-star 2022 running back Ramon Brown.

Maryland men’s soccer Paul Bin was named a United Soccer Coaches All-Region Selection after finishing the 2021 season with three goals and one assist through nine total appearances.

Maryland women’s golf advanced to the championships after the NCAA Regional in Baton Rouge was canceled.

Maryland men’s lacrosse unveiled newly designed helmets that it’ll be wearing this weekend.