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Terps freshman Megan Whittle caps high-scoring season with big performance in final
Terps freshman Megan Whittle caps high-scoring season with big performance in final

If Megan Whittle hadn’t been forced to sit in a chair for the press conference after Maryland won the NCAA women’s lacrosse championship Sunday night, she might still have been jumping up and down. The freshman didn’t hold back her emotions after adding a little extra pizazz to the biggest comeback in NCAA tournament history with back-to-back goals that capped a 5-0 run and revived the Terps’ championship mettle. That spurt erased a three-goal deficit -- and then some. Whittle fed Taylor Cummings for the tying goal and then broke the tie, giving No. 1 Maryland its biggest lead of the game with two unassisted goals in little more than a minute for an 8-6 lead. That...

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