Three ranked Division I teams from Maryland should remain in the Top 10 nationally, while one might be in danger of falling out of the Top 20 altogether.
No. 6 Maryland, No. 8 Johns Hopkins and No. 9 Towson won over the weekend. The Terps beat No. 10 Albany, 10-7, on Wednesday night, the Blue Jays upended No. 3 Syracuse, 11-10, in overtime Saturday, and the Tigers throttled Furman, 15-6, on Saturday.
No. 13 Loyola Maryland suffered a 10-9 loss to unranked Navy on Saturday and could drop out of the Top 20 when the newest Cascade/Maverik media poll is released Monday morning. On the flip side, the Midshipmen could reappear in the Top 20 after getting bumped out Feb. 29.
Previous result: Defeated No. 3 Syracuse, 11-10, in overtime Saturday
Highlight: The Blue Jays overcame a 7-4 halftime deficit and the absence of coach Dave Pietramala to get the winning goal from junior attackman Wilkins Dismuke, which handed the Orange its first loss of the season.
Lowlight: The Blue Jays entered the game 46th out of 68 Division I programs in clearing, and went just 15-for-19 in the win.
Up next: Johns Hopkins hits the road for the first time since Feb. 20 at Virginia (3-5) on Sunday at 1 p.m.
Up next: Towson will host Binghamton (1-4) on Saturday at 3 p.m.
No. 13 Loyola Maryland
Record: 4-3, 2-1 Patriot League
Previous result: Lost to Navy, 10-9, on Saturday
Highlight: The Greyhounds rallied from a 7-2 halftime deficit and got three points apiece from junior midfielder Brian Sherlock (two goals, one assist) and freshman attackman Pat Spencer (one goal, two assists).
Lowlight: The team fell into its 7-2 hole because it won just two of 11 faceoffs, and replacing sophomore goalkeeper Grant Limone with freshman Jacob Stover after the first quarter will prompt questions about a possible goalie controversy.
Up next: Loyola travels again, taking on Georgetown (1-6) on Wednesday at 3 p.m.
Record: 4-2, 2-1 Patriot League
Previous result: Defeated No. 13 Loyola Maryland, 10-9, on Saturday
Highlight: Sophomore midfielder Casey Rees scored a career-high five goals, and sophomore attackman Jack Ray added one goal and two assists as the Midshipmen moved into a three-way tie for third place in the conference.
Lowlight: The Greyhounds outscored and outshot Navy 7-3 and 25-8, respectively, in the second half. That's not a recipe for success against future league opponents.
Up next: Navy will play its second midweek game of the season when Patriot League foe Lafayette (1-5, 0-3) visits Tuesday at 7 p.m.
Record: 1-4, 0-1 America East Conference
Previous result: Lost to Binghamton, 16-10, on Saturday
Highlight: Senior attackman Nate Lewnes (St. Mary's) had two goals and two assists in his first game since sitting out the past three. The offense reached double-digit goals for the first time this season.
Lowlight: The Retrievers lost 21 of 30 faceoffs and picked up 21 ground balls to the Bearcats' 32 to open their conference schedule with a loss.