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College lacrosse notebook: Maryland women’s coach Cathy Reese poised to break mentor’s record

College lacrosse notebook: Maryland women’s coach Cathy Reese poised to break mentor’s record

Cathy Reese does not remember her first victory as the Maryland women’s lacrosse coach. (Incidentally, it was a 23-8 throttling of UMBC on Feb. 19, 2007.) But that’s understandable considering Reese has amassed 259 wins against just 21 losses in 13 seasons in College Park.

If the No. 2 Terps (11-0 overall and 2-0 in the Big Ten) defeat Rutgers (5-6, 0-2) on Saturday, Reese will tie Cindy Timchal as the program’s winningest coach and could overtake her mentor with a victory over No. 7 Virginia (9-3) on Wednesday. As usual, Reese deflected praise regarding her ability to recruit and develop players for a school that has captured four NCAA championships during her tenure.

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