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Whittle's eight goals lead Maryland past Penn State for Big Ten women's lacrosse tourney title

Whittle's eight goals lead Maryland past Penn State for Big Ten women's lacrosse tourney title

Megan Whittle dashed in from the left wing toward the Penn State net and fired a tough-angle shot aimed at the top right corner while she faded in the opposite direction.

Degree of difficulty be darned. This is Megan Whittle, Maryland’s career leader in goals and the Big Ten’s top scorer in women’s lacrosse. And it was her — and the Terps’ — day.

Like seemingly every other shot the McDonogh alumna took Sunday, the ball caught twine, giving Maryland a 14-7 lead and tying her career high with seven goals. Three minutes later, she found the net again, putting the exclamation point on a career performance.

Behind eight goals from Whittle and contributions from attacker...

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