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MM 6.15: Maryland field hockey adds Scott Tupper to coaching staff

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

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Maryland field hockey announced Monday that Lafayette assistant coach Scott Tupper would join the Terrapin staff as an assistant coach.

Tupper, a two-time Olympian, hails from Canada, where he boasts a strong professional field hockey career. He has been a part of the Canadian National Team since 2005 with 313 appearances. He played in the 2008 and 2016 Olympic games and is training for the games in Tokyo this summer.

“I’m very excited at the opportunity to join the University of Maryland field hockey program,” Tupper said in a statement. “It’s a privilege to work with a program that has such a long tradition of success within the NCAA, producing both championships and high-achieving student-athletes. I would like to thank Coach Meharg for the opportunity, and I can’t wait to be on the field with the team in College Park.”

In his coaching career, Tupper has worked in programming and recruiting roles at the Rob Short Coaching Academy of Vancouver. He also has served as a trainer and coach for Canadian athletes.

In other news

Maryland men’s basketball’s Aaron Wiggins detailed his pre-draft process on Monday.

The Terps will also host a local top high school prospect later this month.

Maryland football officially moved into the Jones-Hill House.

Ashely Owusu had eight points and three assists in USA Basketball’s 102-53 victory over Venezuela.

Former Maryland women’s lacrosse players were invited to U.S. Women’s National Team training camp.