TDS Honors Five Terps

Nov. 30, 2010

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COLLEGE PARK, Md. - Zac MacMath, Matt Kassel, Jason Herrick, Casey Townsend and Patrick Mullins have been honored by as members of its 2010 National Team of the Season.

MacMath and Kassel both landed first team honors, Herrick and Townsend were honorable mention and Mullins was tabbed to the all-rookie second team. Maryland was the lone Atlantic Coast Conference school to have a representative on this year's first team.

MacMath, the Most Valuable Player in the 2010 ACC Championship and a two-time All-ACC First Team pick, has started in all 22 matches this season, racking up 65 saves and boasting a stellar 0.54 goals against average. His 15 shutouts in 2010 are the most by a Maryland goalkeeper in a single season in program history.

Kassel, a junior from Bridgewater N.J., was named a First Team All-ACC selection this season. He has started all 22 games for the Terps and has tallied a career-high nine goals and 10 assists. The midfielder was named's Rookie of the Year two years ago.

Herrick and Townsend have teamed up to create one of the most electrifying attacks in the nation. The duo has combined for 18 goals, including eight game-winners.

Mullins has kicked off his Terrapin career with a bang, earning ACC Freshman of the Year honors in early November. He has amassed 14 points on five goals and four assists as Maryland's top midfielder off the bench this season.

The second-seeded Terps battle No. 10 Michigan Saturday at 1 p.m. at Ludwig Field for an opportunity to land in the College Cup.