This Year in Terps 2016: Our Favorite Features

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The Maryland media relations staff compiled a list of some of its favorite stories featuring our student-athletes, coaches, families and fans from the year that was 2016. Take a look back at their triumphs, tribulations, goals achieved and dreams realized from pieces produced by members of the local, regional and national media. 

Jan. - March | April - June | July - Sept. | Oct. - Dec. 



‘You have to be a little bit crazy': Terps offensive coordinator lives his words

October 6 | Dan Steinberg | Washington Post


Men’s Soccer

In anticipation of National Coming Out Day, Terps to hold first Maryland United Night on Friday

October 6 | By Jonas Shaffer | Baltimore Sun


Women’s Soccer

TWO-WAY TRAINER: Maryland women’s soccer’s Sarah Kovalchick fosters passion for athletic training

October 20 | By Scott Gelman | Diamondback


Women’s Basketball

Maryland women’s basketball cashes in on Shatori Walker-Kimbrough’s chip

November 7 | Gene Wang | Washington Post

Field Hockey

Grace Balsdon powers Maryland field hockey’s defense with English national team dreams

November 10 | James Crabtree-Hannigan | Diamondback



“Terps vs. everybody”: Steve Aird fosters an underdog mentality for Maryland volleyball

November 14 | By Daniel Bernstein | Diamondback


Men’s Soccer

The boy who left the circus and joined the Maryland soccer team

November 17 | By Steven Goff | Washington Post


Football/Women’s Soccer

Maryland quarterback Caleb Rowe proposes to longtime girlfriend on field after win

November 26 | By Don Markus | Baltimore Sun 


Maryland wrestler Joe Barber “found his calling” as a magician

December 12 | By Sean Whooley | Diamondback 


Women’s Basketball

For Terps sisters Brionna and Stephanie Jones, recovery from knee injuries hurts so good

December 12 | By Jonas Shaffer | Baltimore Sun

Jan. - March | April - June | July - Sept. | Oct. - Dec.