The week ahead for state men's lacrosse teams (April 12)

No. 1 Maryland (9-1)

Coming up: Vs. No. 8 Rutgers, Sunday, 7 p.m., Maryland Stadium


Comment: The Terps' 27-1 record against the Scarlet Knights has been aided by a nine-game winning streak, including four straight in the Big Ten. Attackman Logan Wisnauskas (Boys' Latin), who was named the Big Ten's Freshman of the Week for the second week in a row, ranks third among all rookies nationally in goals per game at 2.4.

No. 4 Johns Hopkins (8-2)


Coming up: At No. 14 Penn State, Saturday, 2 p.m.

Comment: The Blue Jays have won all nine meetings against the Nittany Lions in this Big Ten series. Senior attackman Shack Stanwick (Boys' Latin) and senior Joel Tinney are one of two pairs of teammates to rank in the top 20 in Division I in assists per game at 2.4 and 2.1, respectively. (Albany's Connor Fields and Tehoka Nanticoke are the other teammate duo.)

No. 10 Loyola Maryland (8-3)

Coming up: Vs. Boston University, Saturday, noon, Ridley Athletic Complex

Comment: The Terriers collected their first win in four Patriot League games against the Greyhounds with a 12-11 decision on April 15, 2017. Bailey Savio was named the Patriot League's Faceoff Specialist and Rookie of the Week after winning 17 of 25 draws with a team-high seven ground balls, while senior defenseman Foster Huggins was named the conference's Defensive Player of the Week for the fourth time this season after causing three turnovers and scooping up one ground ball.

No. 17 Navy (7-4)

Coming up: At Army, Saturday, noon

Comment: The Midshipmen enjoy a 60-35-3 record against the Black Knights and have won three of the past five meetings against their Patriot League archrivals. With five assists in Saturday's 12-10 win over Colgate, junior midfielder Ryan Wade broke into the program's top 20 in all-time assists with 46.


Mount St. Mary's (3-8)

Coming up: Vs. Hobart, Saturday, noon, Waldron Family Stadium

Comment: The Mountaineers have defeated the Statesmen only once in four attempts since joining the Northeast Conference in 2014. Junior attackman Chris DiPretoro is tied for 11th in the country in goals per game at 2.8.

Towson (4-6)

Coming up: At Massachusetts, Saturday, 1 p.m.

Comment: The Tigers improved to 9-4 against the Minutemen courtesy of a two-game sweep in the Colonial Athletic Association regular season and tournament. Freshman attackman Phil Wies became the program's first player to assist on three or more goals this season and the first since Ryan Drenner had four assists on May 21, 2017 in a 10-7 win against Syracuse in the NCAA tournament quarterfinals.


UMBC (3-7)

Coming up: At Binghamton, Saturday, 7 p.m.

Comment: While the Retrievers still lead Binghamton, 14-6, in the all-time series, their America East foes have won four of the past six meetings. Freshman goalkeeper Tommy Lingner, who earned America East Defensive Player and Rookie of the Week honors, ranks 12th in the nation in goals-against average (8.35).