This Year in Terps 2017: 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 2017. 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 - May | June - Sept. | Oct. - Dec. 

Terps' Kevin Huerter shows off the skill that made him such an intriguing prospect

Baltimore Sun | Don Markus | January 2

Will Lefty Driesell ever get in the Hall of Fame?

Sports Illustrated | Joe Posnanski | January 3

‘There’s no question that he is a hero’: Former Maryland linebacker hailed for fire rescue

Washington Post | Dan Steinberg | January 11

Behind Maryland basketball’s hot start, ‘Recruiting, scouting, oh, and coaching, too’

Washington Post | Roman Stubbs | February 3

Maryland honored its former gymnast’s “inspirational story” against Michigan

The Diamondback | Connor Hoyt | February 6

Terps’ dessert is on Mark Turgeon — if he makes a half-court shot

Washington Post | Scott Allen | February 17

‘It doesn’t take a miracle to win a softball game’: Winless Terps shocked nation’s top team

Washington Post | Dan Steinberg | February 20

Maryland sprinter and hurdler Lisa Meneau broke two school records

The Diamondback | Callie Caplan | February 23

Maryland women's basketball's Brionna Jones and Shatori Walker-Kimbrough near the end of their banner careers

Baltimore Sun | Childs Walker | February 24

David-Brian Whisler became a Maryland wrestling starter amid his father’s severe illness

The Diamondback | Sean Whooley | March 2

Maryland plays with ‘great resiliency’ in emotional win over Michigan State

Washington Post | Roman Stubbs | March 4

Hemida emerges as a leader at Maryland

Lohud | Vincent Z. Mercogliano | March 15

D.C. Sports Bog Perspective Birds fly, grass grows, and the Maryland women are the last local team standing

Washington Post | Dan Steinberg | March 19 

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