Jesse Bernhardt and John Haus are the first Maryland players to earn first team honors since 2006.
Jesse Bernhardt has nine groundballs and five caused turnovers for Maryland, but Cornell advances, 16-8.
Faceoff between Maryland and Cornell is scheduled for 1 p.m. at Capital One Field at Byrd Stadium
Maryland seniors combined to score 14 points on "Senior Day" to power the Terps' offense.
Faceoff between Maryland and Colgate is scheduled for noon at Capital One Field at Byrd Stadium
An in-depth preview of the 2012 Maryland men's lacrosse team, featuring interviews with head coach John Tillman and team captains Jesse Bernhardt, Joe Cummings and Drew Snider.
Amato's Honor Roll
2012 USILA Honorable Mention All-American
2012 Preseason Honorable Mention All-American
2011 NCAA All-Tournament Team
As a redshirt freshman (2011): Made three saves and allowed just three goals in his collegiate debut, a 16-4 win over Detroit Mercy (2/19) ... also had four groundballs and a caused turnover vs. the Titans ... helped hold the Titans scoreless for 32:23 during the game ... eight saves and four groundballs in 20-8 win over No. 14 Georgetown (2/26) ... helped hold the Hoyas scoreless for 20:12 during the game ... career high 19 saves and seven groundballs in 9-8 overtime loss at No. 19 Duke (3/5) ... eight saves, while allowing just three goals in 45:00 in 12-8 win over Bellarmine (3/7) ... eight saves and three groundballs in 8-4 win at Towson (3/12) ... 12 saves and five groundballs in 15-6 win over UMBC (3/18) ... four saves and two groundballs in 11-4 win over St. Joseph's (3/20) ... seven saves and one groundball in 11-6 loss to No. 8 North Carolina (3/26) ... 12 saves and three groundballs in 12-7 win at No. 4 Virginia (4/2) ... four saves and two groundballs in 10-4 win at Navy (4/8) ... 12 saves and four groundballs in 12-11 overtime loss to No. 3 Johns Hopkins (4/16) ... four saves and four groundballs in 7-6 win over No. 10 North Carolina (4/22) in the ACC semifinals ... became the first Maryland goalie since 1997 (Sean Keenan) to record a point in a game when he assisted on Brett Schmidt's goal in 11-9 win at No. 7 Duke (4/24) in the ACC finals ... finished with nine saves and three groundballs vs. the Blue Devils ... 12 saves, including eight in the second half, in 10-8 loss to No. 17 Colgate (5/7) ... also had seven groundballs, tying his career high, vs. the Raiders ... 13 saves, including seven in the third quarter, in 13-6 win at No. 8 seed North Carolina (5/15) in the first round of the NCAA tournament ... nine saves, including one in overtime, in 6-5 overtime win over No. 1 Syracuse (5/22) in the quarterfinals of the NCAA tournament ... 13 saves with five coming in the first quarter in 9-4 win over No. 5 Duke (5/28) in the semifinals of the NCAA tournament ... also had one groundballs vs. the Blue Devils ... eight saves in 9-7 loss to No. 7 Virginia (5/30) in the NCAA championship game.
As a freshman (2010): Redshirt season.
Before Maryland: Two-time U.S. Lacrosse High School All-American ... 2009 Under Armour High School All-American ... made seven saves in the first half in UA All-American game ... ranked the No. 1 freshman goalie in the nation according Inside Lacrosse ... ranked the 19th overall recruit according to Inside Lacrosse ...selected to play on the Philadelphia Boys' All-Star team at the 2008 Under Armour High School All-American game ... made three saves and allowed only one goals in 30 minutes of action ... named the Player of the Year by phillylacrosse.com ... led the Explorers to the EPSLA and Keystone Cup championships ... named the MVP of the EPSLA Tournament after making 11 saves in LaSalle's 4-3 victory ... three-time PCL All-Catholic honoree ... three-time team captain ... two-time all-state.
Personal: Full name is Nicholas Robert Amato ... son of Kathy Amato ... older brother of Anthony ... majoring in communications.
|Amato's Career Highs|
|Saves: 19 at Duke (3/5/11)|
|Groundballs: 7 at Duke (3/5/11), vs. Colgate (5/7/11)|
|Double-Digit Save Games: 12|