|The Maryland menís cross country team was founded in 1923 alongside the Terpsí indoor and outdoor track teams. The Terps became a track powerhouse in the ACC, earning 11 conference championships, including six straight from 1964-69. Maryland was also a runner-up in the ACC seven times.
The Terps finished as high as seventh in five NCAA Championship appearances (1954, 1872, 1974, 1975, 1976), and the team had five All-American honorees. Maryland featured 11 All-ACC selections and three individual champions, including two-time winner and three-time All-American Charlie Schrader.
The menís cross country program featured a storied coaching staff, such as Jim Kehoe, who went on to become Marylandís athletic director, and Andrew Valmon, who became the U.S. National Teamís head coach for the 2012 Olympics.
The Terps finished as high as seventh in five NCAA Championship appearances (1954, 1972, 1974, 1975, 1976). Maryland also boasted five All-Americans, including three-time honoree Charlie Schrader.
On July 1, 2012, the University announced that menís cross country team would be discontinued. The University of Maryland has continued to field womenís cross country, menís and womenís indoor track & field and menís and womenís outdoor track & field programs, which compete in the Big Ten conference.