Defending national champion Maryland entered Saturday’s game at Johns Hopkins sporting the nation’s most prolific offense.
On a cold and blustery Saturday at Homewood Field, however, the Terps showed their defense might not be far behind.
Fourth-ranked Maryland forced 20 turnovers and outshot the Blue Jays by better than a 2-to-1 margin, at one point holding them to a single goal over 25 minutes in a 15-5 win that opened the Big Ten schedule for both teams.
“Our defense is definitely coming along,” Maryland coach Cathy Reese said. “Today was our best defensive game this season.”
It marked the fewest goals Maryland had allowed...