Maryland-Long Island Post-Game Quotes

Nov. 10, 1999

COLLEGE PARK, MD. - Quotes from the first round match-up between Maryland and Long Island.

Long Island Coach Glenn Crooks

"The best team won the match. I was pleased with how we played in the first half and we felt we had a good plan for the second half. They came out of the second half with an intensity that we failed to match."

Long Island's Erika Lee

"To be in the tournament in just our third year as a program was great. We'll learn from this game. We were excited to play tonight and were determined to give it our best shot."

Long Island's Meredith McAlister

"This team has so much heart. We were excited about having the chance to be here."

Maryland Coach Shannon Cirovski

"I'm excited about our performance tonight. We improved as things progressed during the game. Our depth and experience were keys tonight, especially after our tough schedule during the season."

Maryland's Lindsay Basalyga

"This was my last game at home and it's great to have scored twice tonight. We are excited to play Penn State this weekend because we are on a roll right now."

Maryland's Emily Janss

"We lost some games at the start of the season but they really helped us to play better the last part of the season. We are playing our best soccer right now."