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Year-By-Year Program History
Courtesy: Maryland Athletics
Release: 04/09/2013
• Under the leadership of head coach Sue Tyler, Maryland finishes its first season as a varsity sport under the auspices of the Intercollegiate Athletic Department with an 11-3-4 record.

• Goalie Denise Wescott sets the current school record for saves in a game by stopping 29 shots in a 3-2 victory over Penn State.

• Laura LeMire becomes the first Terrapin to earn All-America honors.
• Terps make their first trip to AIAW National Tournament and finish third in the nation.

• Judy Dougherty's five-goal performance in the victory over Towson set the current school record for most goals in a game by a Terp.

• With a 5-0 victory over Towson, Maryland wins its 100th game.

• Maryland makes its first trip to the NCAA's.
• Goalie Kim Chorosiewski sets the current record for saves in a season (209).

• Maryland wins its first NCAA title with a 2-1 overtime victory over North Carolina. The Terps were invited to the White House to meet President Reagan following their triumph. The game was also Sue Tyler's last as the Terps' coach.
• Kim Chorosiewski ends her career with the most saves in school and ACC history (747).

Missy Meharg is named the new head coach of the Terrapins.
• Kim Turner becomes the first Maryland player to earn All-America honors four times.

• Lisa Buente sets the current school record by scoring 28 goals during the season.

• The Terps advance to the NCAA semifinals for the second time in school history.
Missy Meharg is named the NCAA Division I Coach of the Year for the first time.

• Maryland wins its first ACC Tournament title, downing North Carolina 2-1.
Missy Meharg is named ACC Coach of the Year for the first time in her career.

• Maryland wins its second NCAA title by defeating North Carolina, 2-1, in penalty strokes.
• A school-record six Maryland players earn All-America honors.
• Lori Vile becomes the first Terp to win the ACC Rookie of the Year Award.

• Goalie Irene Horvat finishes her career at Maryland with the highest save percentage in a season (.909), the most career shutouts (42.5) and the then-best career GAA (1.01).

• The Terps advance to the NCAA championship game for the third time in school history.

• Kate Kauffman becomes the first Maryland player to compete in the Olympics as a member of the 1996 United States team.

• Nadine Bennett sets the school record for most consecutive games with a goal (11).
• Jen Pratt establishes a school record for assists in a season (33).

• The Terps win their second-ever ACC championship, defeating Virginia 1-0.
Missy Meharg becomes the winningest coach in Maryland field hockey history, passing Sue Tyler with her 154th win on Sept. 20 vs. Massachusetts.

• Maryland wins its third national championship, defeating Michigan, 2-1, and its third ACC championship, defeating Wake Forest, 2-1.
Missy Meharg is named National Coach of the Year for the third time in her career.
• Maryland establishes school-records for most victories (24), fewest losses (one), highest winning percentage (.960), longest winning streak (22 games) and goals scored (127).

• Maryland advances to the national semifinals for the sixth time. The Terps also claim their third-consecutive ACC championship and fourth overall by downing Virginia, 3-0.
• A school record-tying six Terps earn All-America honors and Carla Tagliente becomes the second four-year All-American in UM history.
• Honda Award finalist Tagliente sets new career records for goals (73) and points (187).

• Maryland advances to the national finals for the fourth time in program history and the Terps capture their fourth-consecutive ACC title by topping Wake Forest, 3-2.
• Defensive back Autumn Welsh becomes Maryland's first recipient of the Honda Award, recognizing her as national player of the year.
Missy Meharg is named ACC and National Coach of the Year for the fourth time.
Colleen Barbieri is the ACC Rookie of the Year.

• The program captures its 400th all-time victory with a decisive 6-0 win over Quinnipiac.
Missy Meharg picks up her 250th career win.
• The Terps record their fourth 20-win season and reach the NCAA semifinal for the ninth time in school history.

• Maryland advances to the NCAA Tournament semifinals for the second-straight year and the fifth time in six years.
• Terps are ranked No. 1 in the nation on Sept. 21 for the first time since 2002.
Janneke van Leeuwen was named the ACC's Rookie of the Year.
Paula Infante sets an NCAA Tournament game record, scoring all five goals in the 5-2 win over Delaware in the second round.

• Maryland captures its fourth NCAA title overall and the first in six years with a 1-0 victory over Duke, the top-scoring team in the nation.
• With the ACC Tournament back in College Park, Maryland tops Duke in the semifinals, then avenges its only conference loss against Wake Forest to capture its first conference crown in five years. Freshman Susie Rowe is named ACC Tournament Most Valuable Player.
• After winning the ACC Tournament title, the Terps catapulted to No. 1 in the national rankings.
Paula Infante is selected the Honda Award winner, after All-America honors for the third time and is the 2005 ACC Defensive Player of the Year.
Emily Beach, Infante and Lauren Powley are all selected All-ACC and first team All-Americans, while Jackie Ciconte and Kathryn Masson are tabbed second and third team All-Americans, respectively.
Missy Meharg becomes the first coach in NCAA history to be named NFHCA National Coach of the Year five times.

• For the first time in school history, the Terrapins successfully defend their national title with a 1-0 win over Wake Forest. Its their fifth NCAA Championship crown and fourth under head coach Missy Meharg. Meharg goes on to recieve National Coach of the Year for a sixth time.
• In the semifinals, the Terps needed a stroke off to get past Connecticut. Goalkeeper Christina Restivo came off the bench to save two penalty strokes to help Maryland advance.
Paula Infante is selected the Honda Award winner for the second-straight year; she is the first Terrapin field hockey player to earn first team All-America honors four-consecutive years. She garners ACC Defensive Player of the Year nods for a second time, as well.
• Five Terrapins are named All-Americans, including Kathryn Masson, Susie Rowe, Kristina Edmonds and Nicole Muracco. All five are also selected to the All-ACC team, tying a school record. Muracco was also voted ACC Rookie of the Year.
• The Terps post their best regular-season record since 1999, going 18-1 heading in the the ACC Tournament. They also record a school-record tying 12 shutouts and lead the nation in team GAA (0.70).

Missy Meharg coaches her 20th season at the Maryland, ending the season ranked in the top-10 in NCAA history in career victories.
• Maryland wins 16-straight home games to start the season, a school record. The win streak also extends a 20-game tear which dated back to the 2007 NCAA Tournament.
Katie O'Donnell becomes the first-ever Maryland rookie to win league player of the year honors, garnering the ACC Offensive Player of the Year award. She leads the nation in points per game and ranks fourth in goals and assists per game.
• The Terps earn their 20th all-time NCAA Tournament bid. The defending champs fall in the second round, however. The NCAA "final four" is hosted at the Field Hockey & Lacrosse Complex and the state of Maryland for the first time ever.
• Four Terps are selected All-Americans by the NFHCA, three - O'Donnell, Susie Rowe and Kathryn Masson - make the first team, while Janneke van Leeuwen is named to the second team.
• The Terps break attendance records, ending the season with the best average (692/game) and total attendance (8,314) in the country. An ACC-record 1,734 fans attend game vs. Wake Forest on Sept. 22, then a school-record 1,784 arrive for matchup against Boston University on Oct. 7.

• Maryland wins its third national title in four years and sixth overall with a 4-2 victory over Wake Forest in Louisville, Ky. The Terps also claimed their seventh ACC title with a victory over the Demon Deacons two weeks prior.
Susie Rowe, in addition to being named a first team All-American for the third straight season and ACC Defensive Player of the Year, wins the prestigious Honda Award as national player of the year - the fourth time a Terp won the award.
• Four Terrapins are named All-Americans in addition to Rowe. Katie O'Donnell, the ACC Offensive Player of the Year, joined Rowe on the first team while Brianna Davies and Alicia Grater earned third team laurels.
Missy Meharg is named National Coach of the Year for the seventh time and posts career win No. 350.
• Rowe records a school-record 74 points on the season and ties the Terp record with 28 goals. O'Donnell also bested the previous mark for points in a season, tallying 68 points (21g, 26a).

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