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On defense, new faces and familiar results for No. 3 Maryland lacrosse
On defense, new faces and familiar results for No. 3 Maryland lacrosse

Strong defense has been a tradition of Maryland's lacrosse program throughout its proud history, but there was doubt about this year's team after the Terps lost three All-Americans. Eight games into the season, No. 3 Maryland (7-1) has exceeded expectations. The Terps are ranked No. 1 nationally in scoring defense, and their mark of 4.88 goals allowed per game is their lowest through eight games since 1969. They held No. 4 North Carolina's high-powered offense to eight goals Saturday night, No. 10 Princeton to two and Villanova to four. In lacrosse, where the top scorers get all the attention and the new substitution rules favor the offense, a Terps player has won Big...

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