The Maryland men’s lacrosse team is in Foxborough, Mass., this weekend to compete in its fourth straight final four. Should the Terps beat No. 5 seed Denver on Saturday, they’ll play in their third consecutive national championship game, their fifth since coach John Tillman took over the program seven years ago.
The consistent success is something to cherish. It’s become the expectation for Maryland lacrosse in College Park.
But the one thing that’s missing from Tillman’s record, and that of his predecessors for the past 41 years, is a national championship.
Since the Terps’ last national title, in 1975, they’ve made the final nine...