Erica Evans, a graduate student midfielder for the No. 3 Terps, and Tayler Warehime, a freshman attacker for the No. 2 Tar Heels, will try to propel their respective teams to a win in Sunday’s crucial tilt at Maryland Stadium in College Park.
Former Maryland coach Lefty Driesell and former North Carolina and NBA star Charlie Scott have been close since Driesell, then the coach at little Davidson College, recruited a mostly unknown prospect at Laurinburg Institute in 1964.
All four coaches in the NCAA DIvision I women's lacrosse final four played high school lacrosse in the Baltimore area — Maryland's Cathy Reese, Boston College's Acacia Walker-Weinstein, North Carolina's Jenny Levy and James Madison's Shelley Klaes-Bawcombe.
Jellicoe Creek homebred Gallanor overcame a slow start to finish fast on the outside and get her head down on the wire to spring a 15-1 upset in Maryland's first juvenile race of the season Sunday at Laurel Park.