Maryland Players of the Week

September 23, 2008


Faulkner tied a school record with three assists in the Terps' record-setting 10-0 win over the Mount ... she now shares the records with Dana Jarzyniecki, who had three assists in a 9-0 victory over Howard on Oct. 11, 2000, and Jenny Biscoe, who had three assists in a 5-2 win at Rutgers on Sept. 6, 2002 ... all three of Faulkner’s assists came in the first 23 minutes of the match ... as a team, Maryland set three Ludwig Field records in the 10-0 win: most goals (10), most assists (11) and most points (31) ... the 10 goals for the Terps is just the second time in the program’s history that the team reached double-digit goals. The school record is 12, set in a 12-0 win at Towson in 1992

MEN'S SOCCER – OMAR GONZALEZ (Jr., Def., Dallas, Texas)

Gonzalez netted a goal in the fifth minute to give the Terps a 1-0 win over Duke on Friday night in front of over 6,000 fans at Ludwig Field. The win moves the Maryland to 5-1 and 2-0 in ACC play. The goal was Gonzalez’s second of the season and tied a career-high for goals in a season for the reigning ACC Defensive Player of the Year. The win over Duke helped Maryland secure a No. 2-ranking heading into Friday night’s highly-anticipated ACC showdown against 2007 national champion and No. 1-ranked Wake Forest.


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