Senior captain Linnea Gonzales (Patterson Mill) of the Big Ten champion Maryland field hockey team was named the Regional Player of the Year Thursday by the National Field Hockey Coaches Association. Gonzales, the 2018 Big Ten Conference Player of the Year, has been named the NFHCA Mid-Atlantic Region Player of the Year after a stellar season with the Terrapins who runners-up in the NCAA Division I National Championship. Gonzales finished her senior season leading the Terps in goals (14) and points (33) — she was named the 2018 Big Ten Tournament Most Outstanding Player, was named to the All-Big Ten Tournament Team and was a unanimous selection for All-Big Ten First Team honors. As one of this year's captains, Gonzales led the Terps to a share of the Big Ten Regular-Season Championship and a Big Ten Tournament Championship — she was named to the Longstreth/NFHCA Mid-Atlantic Region First Team for the earlier this week. Gonzales, a Bel Air native, started in all 94 games of her career and scored 43 goals with 13 assists. She helped lead the Terrapins to two Big Ten tournament titles, three Big Ten regular season titles, four trips to the NCAA Tournament and two appearances in the NCAA Finals. No. 2 Maryland earned a record of 22-3 and swept the Big Ten regular season and tournament titles. The Terrapins made their second straight run to the NCAA Championship game.