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#1 Terps Host High Point in NCAA Second Round

Maryland Athletics
5-13-2017
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May 14, 2017 || Field Hockey & Lacrosse Complex || Noon

COLLEGE PARK, Md. -- The No. 1 Maryland women's lacrosse team (19-0) begins NCAA play against High Point (16-3) in the second round Sunday at noon.

• The Terps-Panthers game will be streamed on BTN Plus.

• Due to graduations at the XFINITY Center, fans can only park in lot 11b, adjacent to the Complex. Fans are encouraged to arrive early due to increased traffic on campus.

b1g Champs! 

• Sophomore attacker Caroline Steele scored four goals and was named the tournament MVP as the Terps won the Big Ten Championship last weekend over Northwestern. Steele had nine goals and 10 points in two tournament games.

• Senior midfielder Zoe Stukenberg, senior defender Nadine Hadnagy, junior attacker Megan Whittle and sophomore goalie Megan Taylor were named to the all-tournament team.

TERPS FINISH REGULAR SEASON 17-0

• For the third straight year and the 10th time in program history, the Terps competed the regular season with a perfect record.

• Maryland captured its third straight Big Ten regular season title. In three seasons, the Terps have gone 16-0 in conference play.

scouting the high point panthers

• High Point upset No. 19 Towson, 21-15, in the first round Friday to earn the university's first NCAA win in any sport. Darla Poulin led the Panthers with six goals and two assists.

• Samantha Brown leads High Point with 61 goals and 86 points while Brooke Stevens has the team lead with 32 assists. Five Panthers have 50+ points this season.

• Jill Rall has started 15 games in cage this season and holds an 8.40 goals-against average and a .413 save percentage.

tourney terps

• The Terps lead the nation with 32 NCAA appearances and are also tops in wins (64), championship game appearances (20) and NCAA titles (12).

• Maryland made its 27th consecutive appearance in the postseason (1990-2016) last season. 

• The Terrapins have made eight straight Final Fours (2009-16) and captured three titles in that time (2010, 14, 15).

STUKENBERG, HADNAGY NAMED TEWAARATON FINALISTS

• Seniors Zoe Stukenberg and Nadine Hadnagy were announced as two of five finalists for the Tewaaraton Award.

• Stukenberg and Hadnagy are co-captains for the undefeated Terps this season. The seniors were both unanimous All-Big Ten selections and named to the Big Ten All-Tournament team after leading Maryland to the conference regular season and tournament titles.

The Terps have had 19 Tewaaraton finalists in 14 years of the award. This is the fifth time Maryland has had two finalists in the same season.

EIGHT TERPS EARN IWLCA ALL-REGION HONORS

• Eight Terps were named to the IWLCA All-South Region this week.

• Senior defender Nadine Hadnagy, senior midfielder Zoe Stukenberg, sophomore goalie Megan Taylor, senior attacker Caroline Wannen and junior attacker Megan Whittle were named to the all-region first team. 

• Sophomore defender Julia Braig, sophomore midfielder Jen Giles and freshman attacker Kali Hartshorn earned second team honors.

• All eight Terps have helped Maryland to a 19-0 record, the Big Ten regular season and tournament titles and the No. 1 seed in the NCAA Tournament. 

career watch

• Junior Megan Whittle currently has 203 career goals, which ranks sixth in the Maryland record books. She can move into fifth with 220 goals to pass Kelly Coppedge.

• Senior Zoe Stukenberg has 166 career goals, which is ninth in the career record books. 

• Freshman Kali Hartshorn has 85 draw controls, which ranks sixth for a single season in Maryland history. 

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