As shot after shot ripped through the net and her thin blade of a frame bounced around the Xfinity Center court, possessed by some rare electricity, Laurin Mincy felt like the player she was always meant to be.
Someone phoned in a threat to Princeton basketball player Leslie Robinson, the niece of President Barack Obama, before her team played Maryland on Monday evening in the second round of the NCAA tournament.
Laurin Mincy fought through a second major knee surgery just to continue her basketball career at Maryland, finally regaining her peak form in this, her senior season.
You don't expect to see two top-15 teams collide in the second round of the NCAA tournament.
Maryland center Brionna Jones could only giggle at the comparison.
President Barack Obama was at the University of Maryland's Xfinity Center this morning to watch Princeton play its opening game in the NCAA women's basketball tournament.
It's happened exactly once in the history of the women's NCAA tournament, and the 2015 Maryland team has no intention of becoming victim No. 2.
Mark Turgeon was on the phone, recruiting, the first few times Brenda Frese ducked into his office to greet her new coaching colleague at the University of Maryland.