No. 7 seed Loyola Maryland’s 18-13 loss to eventual national champion North Carolina in the NCAA tournament semifinals was hardly an affair worth remembering for the Greyhounds.
That was especially true for freshman goalkeeper Jacob Stover.
The Hunt Valley resident and McDonogh graduate was pulled from the game after a first quarter in which he made just two saves and surrendered nine goals. The setback was Stover’s first of the season since he had replaced sophomore Grant Limone as the team’s starter on March 23, but coach Charley Toomey said he has no concerns about the goalie’s mental fortitude.
“He had a great meeting with me, and I...