May 12, 1998
No. 5 Seed Maryland Terrapins (12-2, ACC Champions) vs. No. 4 Johns Hopkins Blue Jays (10-3 Overall)
Date: Sunday, May 17, 1998 Time: 3:45 p.m. Stadium: Byrd Stadium/48,055 Site: College Park, Md. Radio: WMUC - Radio (88.1 FM) WJFK - Radio (1300 AM) TV: None Series: Johns Hopkins leads the series 58-34-1. The Blue Jays defeated the Terps, 10-6, on April 11 of this season. Maryland and Johns Hopkins have met in the NCAA Tournament in two of the last three seasons. The Terps defeated the Blue Jays, 16-8, in the 1995 play-offs in College Park and the Blue Jays defeated the Terps, 9-7, in the 1996 playoffs in Baltimore.
BUTLER; ADVANCE TO NCAA QUARTERFINALS
Fifth seeded Maryland will play host to fourth seeded Johns Hopkins in the quarterfinal round of the 1998 NCAA Tournament on Sunday, May 17 at Byrd Stadium in College Park. The Terps advanced to the quarterfinal round with an 18-10 victory over unseeded Butler at Homewood Field in Baltimore on May 10. It marks the fourth consecutive season that the Terps have played in the quarterfinal round. Maryland began the 1995 and 1996 tournaments in the quarterfinal round via a bye through the first round and won its way into the quarterfinals in both 1997 and 1998. It marks the ninth time in 11 NCAA Tournament appearances that head coach Dick Edell has led the Terps into the quarterfinal round.
HAHN ESTABLISHES SCHOOL RECORD FOR GOALS IN A CAREER
Senior attackman Matt Hahn scored four goals against Butler to become the all-time career goals scoring leader at Maryland with 141. He scored the record breaker with two seconds remaining in the first quarter to give Maryland a 5-2 lead. He surpassed former Terp All-American Rob Wurzburger (1988-91) who scored 137 goals during his career.
1998 NCAA DIVISION I MEN'S LACROSSE TOURNAMENT First Round (May 9 at UMass) Duke def. North Carolina 16-14 Virginia def. Hobart 16-10
First Round (May 10 at Johns Hopkins) Maryland def. Butler 18-10 Georgetown def. UMBC 9-8
Quarterfinals (May 16 at Hofstra) Princeton vs. Duke Noon Syracuse vs. Virginia 45 minutes after game 1
Quarterfinals (May 17 at Maryland) Loyola (Md.) vs. Georgetown 1 p.m. Maryland vs. Johns Hopkins 45 minutes after game 1
Semifinals (May 23 at Rutgers) Loyola/Georgetown winner vs. Maryland/Johns Hopkins winner Noon Princeton/Duke winner vs. Syracuse/Virginia winner 45 after
Finals (May 25 at Rutgers) Semifinal winners 10:55 a.m.
PLAYING FOR A BAKER'S DOZEN
Maryland enters its NCAA Tournament quarterfinal game against Johns Hopkins looking to win its school record 13th game of the season. The Terps won their school record-tying 12th game of the season as they defeated Butler on May 10. Previously, the Terps' 1995 (12-4) and 1987 (12-1) teams won 12 games in a single season.
WHEN THE TERPS HAVE WON 12 GAMES...
...Maryland has advanced at least as far as the NCAA semifinals in the two previous seasons that it won 12 games. In 1987 the Terps advanced to the semifinals where they lost to Johns Hopkins. In 1995 the Terps advanced to the national championship game where they lost to Syracuse.
TERPS AT HOME THIS SEASON
Maryland is 6-0 this season and has won 12 of its last 13 games over the past two seasons at home. The Terps' record in 1998 includes a 5-0 record in Byrd Stadium. The first home game of this season was played on the Astroturf Field. The Terps' only loss in the span of the last 13 home games was in the 1997 NCAA Championship game against Princeton.
...Won four of its last five games overall entering its game against Johns Hopkins;
...Won four of its last five NCAA Tournament games entering its game against Johns Hopkins;
...Won all of its games this season when it has scored at least 10 goals;
...Scored in double figures in 26 of its last 30 games and is averaging 13.4 goals per game during the span;
...Won six of its last nine NCAA Tournament games giving its seniors a 66.7 winning percentage in postseason play over the last four years.
MARYLAND VERSUS JOHNS HOPKINS - A SERIES HISTORY
Maryland and Johns Hopkins met for the first time in lacrosse during the 1895 season. The Blue Jays lead the series 58-34-1. Including the meeting in the 1998 quarterfinals, the Terps and the Blue Jays will have met in three of the last four NCAA Tournaments. Maryland defeated Johns Hopkins in the 1995 semifinals, 16-8, in Byrd Stadium. The Blue Jays defeated the Terps in the 1997 quarterfinals, 9-7, at Homewood Field in Baltimore.
TERPS AND BLUE JAYS IN THE NCAA TOURNAMENT
Maryland and Johns Hopkins hve met 11 times in the 27-year history of the NCAA Tournament. In 1995, the fourth seeded Terps defeated the top seeded Blue Jays, 16-8, in what is generally considered to be the biggest upset in NCAA Tournament history. In 1973 the Terps claimed the first of two NCAA championships with a double overtime, 10-9, victory over the Blue Jays.
WHEN THE TERPS AND THE BLUE JAYS MEET TWICE IN A SEASON
Maryland and Johns Hopkins will meet for the second time this season in the NCAA Tournament quarterfinals. It will mark the fourth time since 1987 that the two teams will meet twice in the same season - once during the regular season and once in the play-offs. In the three most recent double meetings, the winner of the regular season game has lost the post-season game. This year, Johns Hopkins won the regular season meeting, 10-6, on April 11 at Homewood Field.
Year Regular Season Winner Post-Season Winner 1996 Maryland, 12-9 Johns Hopkins, 9-7 1995 Johns Hopkins, 16-15 Maryland, 16-8 1987 Maryland, 11-7 Johns Hopkins, 13-8
SENIORS TO APPEAR IN 10TH NCAA TOURNAMENT GAME
Maryland's seven-member senior class will play in its 10th NCAA Tournament game when it takes the field against Johns Hopkins on Sunday. Senior co-captain Mike Bonanni was a redshirt member of Maryland's 1994 team which also participated in the NCAA Tournament.
Opponent Date Round Result Butler May 10, 1998 First W, 18-10 Princeton May 26, 1997 Finals L, 19-7 Syracuse May 24, 1997 Semifinals W, 18-17 Virginia May 18, 1997 Quarterfinals W, 10-9 Georgetown May 10, 1997 First W, 14-10 Johns Hopkins May 19, 1996 Quarterfinals L, 7-9 Syracuse May 29, 1995 Finals L, 13-9 Johns Hopkins May 27, 1995 Semifinals W, 16-8 Notre Dame May 20, 1995 Quarterfinals W, 14-11
HAHN STRETCHES CONSECUTIVE POINT STREAK TO 59 GAMES
Senior attackman Matt Hahn has scored at least one point in a school record and nation's current best 59 consecutive games. Hahn extended his streak with his four goal performance against Butler in the first round of the NCAA Tournament. He has been credited with at least one assist or one goal in every game of his career. His streak began against Villanova on Feb. 25, 1995 as he scored two goals in his first game as a collegian.
Year GP Goals Assists Points Pts/Game 1995 16 36 7 43 2.7 1996 13 33 6 39 3.0 1997 16 31 12 43 2.7 1998 14 41 6 47 3.4 Total 59 141 31 172 2.9
HAHN THIRD ON TERPS' NCAA TOURNAMENT SCORING LIST
Senior attackman Matt Hahn scored four goals against Butler in the first round of the NCAA Tournament to give him 20 for his career and move him into third place all-time on Maryland's NCAA Tournament scoring list. He enters the Terps' quarterfinal round game against Johns Hopkins in reach of Ed Mullen who played on Maryland's 1973 and 1975 NCAA Championship teams.
Career NCAA Tournament Years Goals 1. Frank Urso 1973-76 32 2. Ed Mullen 1972-76 25 3. Matt Hahn 1995-Present 20 4. Mark Douglas 1989, 1991 17 Terry Kimball 1976-79 17 Roger Tuck 1973-76 17 7. Rob Wurzburger 1989, 1991 14 Bert Caswell 1975, 1976 14 9. John Lamon 1976, 1978-89 13 10. Doug Radebaugh 1973-75 12 Barry Mitchell 1976, 1978-79 12
EDELL MAKING 15TH NCAA COACHING APPEARANCE
Maryland's Dick Edell is making his 15th NCAA Tournament appearance as a head coach. He is ranked second behind only Syracuse's Roy Simmons, Jr., who is making his 18th appearance this season. Edell is making his 11th appearance in his 15 seasons at Maryland. Edell also coached four different Army teams in the NCAA Tournament.
Rank Coach Schools Appearances 1. Roy Simmons, Jr. Syracuse 18 2. Dick Edell Army, Maryland 15 3. Jim Adams Virginia 14 Richie Moran Cornell 14 Tony Seaman Penn, Johns Hopkins 14
EDELL RANKS SECOND IN ACC HISTORY IN VICTORIES
Terp head coach Dick Edell needs only one victory to tie former Virginia head coach Jim Adams as the winningest coach in ACC history. Edell enters Maryland's game against Johns Hopkins with 136 victories in his 15 seasons at Maryland while Adams recorded 137 victories at Virginia.
Coach, School (Years) Years Won Lost Tie Pct. Jim Adams, Virginia (15) 1978-92 137 60 0 .695 Dick Edell, Maryland (15) 1984-Present 136 61 0 .690 Willie Scroggs, N. Carolina (12) 1979-90 120 37 0 .764 Bud Beardmore, Md. & Virginia (13) 1968-80 108 37 1 .743 Al Heagy/Jack Faber, Maryland (10) 1954-63 87 16 0 .845
MARYLAND'S NCAA TOURNAMENT HISTORY
Maryland is making its 23rd appearance in the NCAA Division I Men's Lacrosse Tournament. The Terps have played in the national championship game in two of the last three seasons. The Terps' 23 appearances ranks second behind only Johns Hopkins which will make its 27th appearance this season.
Rank School Appearances 1. Johns Hopkins 27 2. Maryland 23 3. Virginia 22 4. North Carolina 20 5. Syracuse 19
MARYLAND AGAINST BUTLER - 1998 NCAA TOURNAMENT FIRST ROUND
Senior attackman Matt Hahn scored four goals to become the all-time career goals scoring leader at Maryland with 141 to lead fifth-seeded Maryland to an 18-10 victory over unseeded Butler in the first round of the NCAA Men's Lacrosse Tournament at Homewood Field on the campus of Johns Hopkins University here this afternoon. Hahn became Maryland's all-time leading scorer on his first goal of the game with two seconds remaining in the first quarter. He moved past Rob Wurzburger who score 137 goals for the Terps from 1988-91. Hahn added three more goals on the day to give him a total of 144. Maryland scored five goals in the first quarter and five in the second to take command of the game. The Terps benefited from an 8-1 run midway through the half to turn a 2-2 tied into a 10-3 advantage. Seniors Bob Hanna and Andrew Whipple and junior Scott Hochstadt scored two goals each in the first half. Whipple totaled three goals and five assists for a career-high tying eight points for the game.
WHIPPLE, HAHN MOVING UP CAREER POINTS LIST
Senior attackmen Andrew Whipple and Matt Hahn come into the Terps' NCAA quarterfinal round game with 179 and 173 total career points respectively. The dynamic senior duo is ranked 11th and 12th on the Terps' all-time career points list.
Rank Player, Years Points Whipple Needs Hahn Needs 1. Bob Boniello (1977-80) 219 +41 +47 10. Rob Chomo (1992-95) 180 +2 +8 11. Andrew Whipple (1995-Pres) 179 12. Matt Hahn (1995-Pres) 173
IN THE LAST FIVE NCAA TOURNAMENT GAMES...
...Senior Andrew Whipple is averaging 3.0 assists per game. He was credited with a career-high five assists against Butler on May 10, 1998.
...Senior Andrew Whipple is averaging 2.0 goals per game. He scored three against Georgetown on May 11, 1997 and three against Butler on May 10, 1998;
...Junior Scott Hochstadt is averaging 2.2 goals per game. He scored five goals against Georgetown on May 11, 1997.
HAHN, HOCHSTADT WITH CAREER-HIGH GOAL TOTALS
Senior attackmen Matt Hahn, career-high 41 goals, and Scott Hochstadt, 38 goals, have established single season personal bests and are quickly climbing up the Terps' single season goal scoring charts. Hahn is tied for the 7th highest single season total while Hochstadt has moved into the 11th best single season spot.
Rank Player, Year Goals Hahn Needs Hochstadt Needs 1. Mark Douglas (1991) 52 +12 +15 6. Pete Worstell (1981) 43 +3 +6 7. Matt Hahn (1998) 41 +4 Jim Wilkerson (1982) 41 Terry Kimball (1978) 41 Pat O'Mally (1973, 1974) 41 11. Scott Hochstadt (1998) 38
ACC CHAMPIONS IN THE NCAAS
Maryland is looking to become only the second school in Atlantic Coast Conference history to capture the ACC Tournament title and the NCAA title in the same year. UNC claimed both in 1991. Prior the ACC Tournament's creation in 1989, three teams won the ACC regular season title and the national championship. Maryland won both in 1973, while UNC won back to back ACC championships and NCAA titles in 1981 and '82. Carolina's 1991 championship marked the last time an ACC school captured the crown.
NATIONAL LACROSSE POLLS
STX/United States Intercollegiate Lacrosse Assoc. May 4
1. Princeton 11-1 2. Loyola 12-1 3. Johns Hopkins 10-3 4. Syracuse 10-2 5. MARYLAND 11-2 6. Virginia 7-4 7. Duke 10-3 8. Georgetown 9-4 9. UMBC 9-4 T10. Butler 11-3 North Carolina 7-7 12 Hobart 8-4 13. Harvard 11-3 14. Hofstra 10-4 15. Penn State 6-6 16. Delaware 9-6 17. Navy 7-6 18. Massachusetts 7-5 19. Rutgers 8-7 20. Notre Dame 5-7
Baltimore Sun Newspaper May 4
1. Princeton 11-1 2. Loyola (Md.) 12-1 3. Johns Hopkins 10-3 4. MARYLAND 11-2 5. Syracuse 10-2 6. Virginia 7-4 7. Duke 10-3 8. Georgetown 9-4 9. Butler 11-3 10 North Carolina 7-7 11. UMBC 9-4 12. Hobart 8-4 13. Harvard 11-3 14. Hofstra 10-4 15. Massachusetts 7-5
TERPS BY THE NUMBERS AGAINST BUTLER IN THE NCAA TOURNAMENT FIRST ROUND
1 Sophomore Geoff Burnham scored his first career goal against Butler. It also marked the first point of his career.
1 Maryland was whistled for a season-low one penalty for a season-low 30 seconds against Butler.
2 Maryland's victory over Butler was its second over the Midwest selection in the NCAA Tournament. In 1995, the Terps defeated Notre Dame in the quarterfinal round.
2 Senior Bob Hanna tied his 1998 single game high with two goals against Butler.
2 Junior Brian Haggerty scored one goal and added one assist against Butler for the first multi-point game of his career.
3 Senior Andrew Whipple assisted on three Matt Hahn goals against Butler.
5 Senior Andrew Whipple was credited with a career-high five assists against Butler.
6 Maryland's six-goal fourth quarter against Butler is tied for the second highest scoring fourth quarter in NCAA first round game history.
12 Maryland's victory over Butler gave it a school record tying 12 victories.
14 Junior Brian Haggerty scooped up a career-high 14 ground balls against Butler.
18 Junior Brian Haggerty won 18 face-offs against Butler. It was only one off his season and career high of 19 which he has accomplished twice.
18 Maryland's 18 goals against Butler marked the most by a Terp team in the NCAA Tournament first round since the 1975 season. The last time the Terps scored 18 or more goals in the first round was in 1975 when the Terps won the NCAA Championship.
52 Maryland tied its 1998 season high with 52 shots against Butler. The Terps also took 52 shots against Towson on March 7.
66.7 With its victory against Butler, Maryland's seniors have a 66.7 winning percentage in four NCAA Tournament appearances. The Terps record in the last four NCAA Tournaments is 6-3.
ALL-AMERICAN MATT HAHN BY THE NUMBERS
1 Senior All-American Matt Hahn is ranked first in school history with 141 career goals.
1 Senior All-American Matt Hahn is the only player in school history to rank in the top 13 in single season goal scorers twice. His 36 goals during the 1995 season ranks as the 13th best all-time seingle season effort while his 41 goals this seasonis tied for the seventh best single season effort in school history.
1 Senior All-American Matt Hahn has been credited with at least one point in 59 consecutive games. The streak currently ranks as the longest in the nation and includes every game of his collegiate career.
3.36 Senior All-American Matt Hahn is averaging a career-high 3.36 points per game this season.
4 Senior All-America Matt Hahn is looking to lead the Terps in goals for the fourth consecutive season. He led the team in 1995 with 36, led the team in 1996 with 33 and was tied for the team lead with 31 in 1997.
4 Senior All-American Matt Hahn's four goals against Butler on May 10th tied his NCAA Tournament game career high. He also scored four against Syracuse in the 1995 championship game.
5 Senior All-American Matt Hahn scored five goals against both North Carolina and Virginia as the Terps won the ACC Tournament championship for the first time.
6 Senior All-American Matt Hahn scored a career-high six goals against Towson during the 1997 season.
7 Senior All-American Matt Hahn's four goal effort against Butler on May 10 is tied for the seventh best single game NCAA Tournament by a Maryland player.
20 Senior All-American Matt Hahn has scored 20 NCAA Tournament goals. He is only the third Maryland player to scored 20 career goals in the tournament. Only two other players in Maryland history (Frank Urso and Ed Mullen) scored 20 or more NCAA Tournament goals. Both Urso and Mullen played on the Terps' 1973 NCAA championship team.
26 Senior All-American Matt Hahn has scored 26 hat tricks during his career. He has scored a career-high nine hat tricks this season.