In a perfect world, Randy Edsall can envision the day when the Maryland football team plays before packed crowds at Byrd Stadium, when the Terps challenge perennial powers in their league, when he and his staff attract most of the top high school talent in the state as well as from other parts of the country.
Kim Kolarik (South River) made six saves and Liza Blue (Garrison Forest) had a career-best four goals to power visiting Virginia to an 10-7 upset over No. 8 Duke in the Atlantic Coast Conference tournament quarterfinals Thursday.
Maryland placed three players on the All-ACC men¿s lacrosse Team, which was announced today. Junior goalie Niko Amato made the team for the third straight season, while senior long-stick midfielder Jesse Bernhardt and senior midfielder John Haus are two-time honorees.
Shannon Mangini scored her third goal of the game with 2:16 left in overtime to give host Pennsylvania a 10-9 win over No. 13 Princeton and clinch at least a share of a seventh consecutive Ivy League women's lacrosse championship on Wednesday.
No one likes to lose to a rival, and it was quite evident on the faces of the Maryland players that getting upended, 7-4, by Johns Hopkins at Byrd Stadium in College Park Saturday was a punch to the solar plexus.
ESPN analyst Mark Dixon, who will be handling play-by-play duties when No. 7 Notre Dame visits Georgetown this Sunday, writes a weekly column for Inside Lacrosse in which he provides his thoughts on results from the previous week.