On the men’s side, No. 8 Syracuse and No. 6 Loyola Maryland will kick off the weekend’s first-round action of the NCAA tournament, while No. 9 James Madison and No. 14 Stony Brook will meet in the first round of the playoffs on the women’s side.
Also, the Loyola Maryland women have a sharpshooter in Sam Fiedler, Kelly Larkin keeps racking up achievements for the Navy women, and the transition from the Johns Hopkins women’s midfield to attack has been smooth for Nicole DeMase.
Maryland women's golf coach, Diana Cantú, a former member of the Mexican national team, has brought players from five different countries together to help the Terps reach the NCAA championships for the first time in seven years.