June 5, 2013
WASHINGTON, D.C. - The University of Maryland Department of Athletics and the Terrapin Club wrapped up its final journey of the 2013 Coaches Caravan Tuesday with voyage on Virginia's Jewel in Washington, D.C.
Director of Athletics Kevin Anderson was joined by men's basketball coach Mark Turgeon, women's basketball coach Brenda Frese, men's soccer coach Sasho Cirovski and field hockey coach Missy Meharg. Attendees visited with the Terps, took photos, munched on appetizers, and reveled in the sights of the nation's capital on a majestic night on the Potomac River.
"This year's Coaches Caravan was a great success," Anderson said. "We enjoy every opportunity we have to show gratitude for the outstanding support from our valued Terrapin Club members. With their on-going support, we are able to provide our student-athletes the opportunity to receive an outstanding education and follow their passion by continuing to compete in college athletics."
Maryland basketball color analyst Chris Knoche emceed Tuesday's event and Maryland student-athletes Malina Howard of women's basketball and Dez Wells of men's basketball were also onboard, echoing their coaches' sentiments and expressing appreciation for the on-going support from the Terrapin Club.
"I love everything about Maryland," Howard said. "Thank you so much for everything you do to make this experience possible."
In total, the Terps met with fans and supporters at four different venues in this year's edition of the caravan. In addition to Virginia's Jewel Tuesday, the Coaches Caravan also made stops at the Galaxy 66 Bar and Grille in Ocean City and aboard the Catherine Marie Yacht in Annapolis and the Spirit of Baltimore Yacht at the inner harbor in Baltimore.