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Maryland men’s lacrosse welcomes back long-stick midfielder Jesse Bernhardt as defensive coordinator

Maryland men’s lacrosse welcomes back long-stick midfielder Jesse Bernhardt as defensive coordinator

Maryland welcomed back a familiar face to its coaching staff.

A little bit more than a month after associate head coach/defensive coordinator Kevin Conry left the 2017 NCAA Division I champion to become the head coach at Michigan, the Terps announced on Monday afternoon the hiring of former long-stick midfielder Jesse Bernhardt to fill the vacancy created by Conry’s departure on June 22.

Bernhardt, a two-time All American in 2012 and 2013 and the Atlantic Coast Conference’s Co-Defensive Player of the Year in 2012, was the defensive coordinator at Princeton last spring. Under his guidance, the Tigers ranked...

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