May 15, 2004
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Maryland advances to the NCAA Quarterfinals for the 24th time in history and second year in a row with 16-12 win over Army on Saturday night at Byrd Stadium.
The Terps are now 35-24 all-time in NCAA Tournament games, the third most win in history behind Johns Hopkins (51-25 after win on Saturday) and Syracuse (44-16 heading into Sunday's game vs. Albany).
Maryland set an NCAA First Round Tournament record with nine goals in the fourth quarter. The old record was eight set by Brown vs. Loyola in 1992.
The nine goals in a quarter marked the third most in any quarter in NCAA First Round history.
It was the second most goals scored by Maryland in the fourth quarter of any NCAA Tournament game, as they scored 11 in the fourth quarter of the 1997 Semifinals to beat Syracuse, 18-17.
The Terps now hold the NCAA Tournament record for most goals in a quarter in eight different quarters. Maryland holds the goals in a quarter record for all four quarters in NCAA Semifinal history and the first, third and fourth quarters of NCAA Championship games.
Last season, Johns Hopkins scored nine goals in the fourth quarter of its semifinal win over Syracuse -- the last time a team had nine goals in a quarter.
The 14 combined goals in the fourth quarter are the most since Loyola (8) and Navy (6) combined for 14 in the NCAA First Round in 1993. The Loyola team was coached by Dave Cottle, winning 19-8.
The 16 NCAA Tournament goals for Maryland, are the most since they beat Loyola, 19-8, in the NCAA Semifinals in 1998.
Maryland's Joe Walters now has 66 points this season, tied for the 10th most in a season at Maryland with Scott Hochstadt, who had 66 in 1998.
Walters' 45 goals is the eighth-best single-season at Maryland.
Ian Healy tied his career-high with two goals, for the third time, with two coming in the last two games.
Tyler Hereth had his first career point on the opening goal of the game, assisting Walters' goal at 9:49 of the first quarter.
Drew Virk won a career-high 13-of-19 face-offs and had a career-high 11 groundballs. He also had his second career point, assisting Walters' second goal of the game.
Ryan Clarke scored his first-career goal off a long shot in the third quarter.
Paul Gillette had his first career multi-goal game after scoring once in eight games in his career.