#1 Terps Host #7 Rutgers Sunday

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#7 Rutgers (8-3, 1-1)
Rutgers at Maryland
#1 Maryland (9-1, 2-0)
April 15, 2018 || Capital One Field at Maryland Stadium || 1 pm

COLLEGE PARK, Md. -- The No. 1 Maryland men's lacrosse team returns to Capital One Field at Maryland Stadium for the first time in a month when it welcomes No. 7 Rutgers for a 1 pm faceoff (the game was originall scheduled for 7 pm, but was changed in anticipation of inclement weather.)

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1 - The Terps are ranked No. 1 for the first time this season, and have been ranked No. 1 at least once five of the last six seasons. The Terps have also won 14 staight night games.

2 - Attackman Logan Wisnauskas earned Big Ten Freshman of the Week for the second straight week after scoring three goals, including two in the fourth quarter, at Penn State. Wisnauskas has scored a goal in all 10 games to open his collegiate career, and ranks fourth nationally among freshmen with 2.4 goals/g.

3 - Maryland and Rutgers' lone meeting last season was a three overtime classic won by the Terrapins in Piscataway. Connor Kelly scored a hat trick, including the ot game-winner, while Tim Rotanz also scored three times. Dan Morris was sensational in goal, making 16 saves with five coming in the overtime periods.

6 - Senior Connor Kelly scored a career-high six goals in the Terps' 13-12 win at Penn State. The six goals were the most for a Terrapin since Grant Catalino had six against UMBC in 2011. Kelly's 5.2 points/g currently ranks sixth in Maryland single-season history. As a comparison, Tewaaraton Award winner Matt Rambo averaged 4.6 points last year.

9 - Maryland committed just nine turnovers last weekend against Penn State, marking the sixth time in 10 games it has had less than 10 turnovers. The Terps lead the nation in fewest turnovers (9.5/g).

10 - Maryland has scored at least 10 goals in all 10 games this season. The Terrapin offense is among the most steady forces in the country, leading the nation in fewest turnovers (9.5/g), and ranking second in man-up (.600) and shooting percentage (.371).

13 - The Terrapin man-down unit has buckled down recently, allowing just one goal in its opponents' last 13 attempts dating back to Albany on March 10. Conversely, the Terps' man-up unit leads the nation at a 63-percent conversion rate.

16 - The Terrapins will be going for their NCAA-best 16th consecutive 10-win season against Rutgers. Duke has the second-longest streak (13), having already won its 10th game this year. Other than Maryland's 9-4 season in 2002, the Terps have won at least 10 games 18 of the last 19 years.

60 - Maryland holds a formidable 27-1 all-time advantage against Rutgers in a series that dates back to 1931. The Terps are 4-0 against the Scarlet Knights in Big Ten play, including a 14-8 victory in the Big Ten Tournament championship. Rutgers is 21-3 since 2015 at home, with two of those losses coming against Maryland.