The No. 21 Maryland Terrapin women’s soccer team opens its home ACC schedule on Thursday, Sept. 19 when it hosts No. 23 Virginia Tech. The match is set for a 7 p.m. start at Ludwig Field.
• Did you know ... Maryland is 3-0-1 since 2009 in conference home openers, including a dramatic 2-1 come-from-behind overtime win over the Hokies in 2011.
• Season tickets for Maryland women's and men's soccer matches are available online by clicking here. Tickets for 10 women's and 10 men's matches are just $69 for adults and $39 for youth or seniors. A Familty 4Pak is also available for $43.75.
• Tickets for the Maryland-Virginia Tech match are available also online by clicking here. Tickets are $6 for adults and $4 for youth or seniors. Tickets are also available at Ludwig Field one hour prior to kick off.
• Maryland Women’s Soccer would like to see YOU at Ludwig Field this season! See the Terps game day promotion schedule below. Make sure to check back often as promotion dates and details are subject to change. For more information contact Jordan Looby by phone at (301) 314-7162 or email email@example.com.
Thursday, September 19 vs. Virginia Tech at 7 p.m. Soccer on a School Night – All High School & Middle School teams, with the submission of a roster at least 24 hours prior to the game, will receive free admission!
Sunday, September 22 vs. Wake Forest at 1:00 p.m. Poster Day – Get your creative juices flowing! Any fan who makes a poster in support of the Terps women’s soccer team will receive free admission! The posters will be displayed, and, throughout the game, fans will have the opportunity to vote for their favorite poster. The poster with the most votes will win a prize.
Girl Scout Day – All Girl Scouts & Brownie Scouts are invited to purchase discounted $3 tickets. All scouts will receive a FREE Maryland Scout Patch and experience other benefits!
Autograph Session – Fans will be invited to participate in an autograph session with the team after the game!
Thursday, October 3 vs. NC State at 7 p.m. Pink Night – Headers For Hope Benefit – The game will benefit the Maryland organization of Headers for Hope. Fans are encouraged to wear pink to the game! A silent auction will be held during the game containing autographed items for fans to bid on. All proceeds will go to Headers for Hope.
Club Appreciation Night – The youth club that brings out the largest group will receive a special prize, so get your teams together and show everyone who the best youth club is!
• General Information: After 4 p.m. on weekdays and on weekends, there is no charge for parking in Lots Z1 or 1b or in Regents Drive Garage. Lots R2 and R3 are limited to vehicles displaying current valid permits for the respective lots at all times. The Stadium Drive Garage is closed on weekends.
Women's Soccer LIVE on TerpsTV
• Up to eight (8) Maryland women's soccer matches will be streamed live on TerpsTV Premium in 2013, including both of this weekend's matches. Fans will be able to watch all of the action from anywhere by subscribing to TerpsTV.
• A subscription to TerpsTV also includes live events for men's soccer, field hockey, volleyball in the fall, as well as weekly football press conferences and live events during the winter and spring seasons.
• Fans will be able to follow all of the action on umterps.com via LiveStats (link will be live at game time).
• Updates will also be posted to the Maryland Women's Soccer Facebook page and Twitter feed, so "Like" and "Follow" to get updates sent straight to you.
• Maryland is 5-2-0 after opening ACC play with a 2-1 overtime win at Clemson last Thursday. The Terps' are now No. 21 in the latest NSCAA poll, No. 23 in Soccer America's Top 25 and No. 16 in the TopDrawerSoccer.com poll.
2013 Maryland Terrapins: 5-2-0, 1-0-0 ACC
(Soccer America #23 NSCAA #24, TopDrawerSoccer.com #16)
• The Terps opened the season with a 9-0 shutout of The Citadel (recap | stats) on Aug 23. Sophomore Ashley Spivey set career highs with her first career hat trick and seven total points. Freshman Lauren Berman made her collegiate deubt a memorable one with a goal and two assists. Senior Hayley Brock had a goal and an assist, while sophmore Shannon Collins had two assists in the victory, which was Maryland's highest-scoring win since Aug. 22, 2011 when the Terps topped Loyola, 9-0.
• Maryland fell behind 2-0 early in the first half against Villanova on Aug. 26, but a late hat trick from senior Hayley Brock lifted the Terps to a 4-2 win over the Wildcats (recap | stats). Junior Cory Ryan scored before halftime to cut Nova's lead to one goal heading into the second half. The Wildcats went down a player when Kathryn Rayner was sent off with a red card in the 52nd minute. But Maryland couldn't capitalize until Brock scored three times from the 83rd to the 87th minutes to give the Terps the win.
• The Terrapins jumped out early and never looked back in their 3-0 shutout of George Mason (recap | stats) on Aug. 30. Sophomore Riley Barger scored her first career goal in just the second minute of the match to spot the Terps a 1-0 lead. Senior Hayley Brock continued her torrid scoring pace by netting the second goal of the game in the seventh minute. Freshman Lauren Berman added her second goal of the season in the 80th minute to close the scoring. Berman and Brock also added assists in the match and sophomore Shannon Collins picked up a pair of assists vs. the Patriots.
• The Terps earned their third shutout victory of the season with a 2-0 win over Navy (recap | stats) on Sept. 1. The match was scoreless until the 71st minute when sophomore Gabby Galanti scored her first goal of the season off of assists from junior Cory Ryan and sophomore Riley Barger. Senior Hayley Brock netted the insurance goal in the 82nd minute off of a feed from senior Megan Gibbons. Sophomore goalkeeper Rachelle Beanlands made a season-high four saves.
• Maryland had its chances, but in the end couldn't convert in suffering its first loss of the 2013 season, a 1-0 decision at No. 22 Santa Clara (recap | stats).
• The Terrapins wrapped up its non-conference slate and its two-game west coast road trip at No. 4 Stanford. The Cardinal took advantage of the limited opportunities the Terps gave them en route to a 3-0 victory (recap | stats). Sophomore Riley Barger led the Maryland attack with three shots and sophomore Rachelle Beanlands made a season-high six saves.
• Maryland opened its 2013 ACC slate with a 2-1 overtime win (recap | stats) at Clemson on Sept. 12 with sophomore Ashley Spivey netting the game winner early in the 96th minute. Senior Hayley Brock scored first on a breakaway following a steal in the 35th minute to put the Terps up 1-0. The Tigers tied the match on a penalty kick in the 51st minute. Brock and junior Cory Ryan earned assists on Spivey's game-winning goal.
Scouting The Hokies
• Virginia Tech is 6-1-1 on the season and are 1-1-0 in conference play following a 2-1 home loss to then-No. 1 North Carolina and a 3-0 shutout of Syracuse in Blacksburg.
2013 Virginia Tech Hokies: 6-1-1, 1-1-0 ACC
(Soccer America #25, NSCAA #23, TopDrawerSoccer.com RV)
• The Hokies opened their season with a 5-0-1 non-conference mark that included shutout wins over East Tennesse State and UNC Charlotte. VT opened its conference slate against defending national champions North Carolina and the Tar Heels jumped out to a 2-0 lead. The Hokies would tack on a late score to make the final 2-1. Virginia Tech scored early over ACC-newcomer Syracuse and then added two more scores late for a 3-0 win.
• Virginia Tech is led by senior forward Jazmine Reeves, who is tied for second in the league with six goals scored. She is tied for third in the ACC with 16 points on the year. Sophomore midfielder Ashley Meier and freshman forward Murielle Tiernan each have five goals so far in 2013. Senior keeper Dayle Colpitts has started all eight matches in net and has a 0.76 goals-against average.
Series History vs. Virginia Tech
• This will be the 11th all-time meeting between Maryland and Virginia Tech. The Hokies hold a 5-3-2 lead in the series.
• Last season, the Terps had their five-game unbeaten streak come to an end with a 1-0 loss at No. 16 Virginia Tech (recap | stats) on Sept. 30. The Hokies scored the game's lone goal in the 44th minute on a quick restart following a questionable foul called on freshman Gabby Galanti, who appeared to have been pulled down by a VT defender on the play. Redshirt freshman Rachelle Beanlands made six saves for the Terps, while senior Olivia Wagner and junior Hayley Brock paced the offense with three shots apiece.
• In 2011 the Terps fell behind 1-0 to Virginia Tech, but scored two goals in a span of 4:01 early in the second half to earn a 2-1 victory (recap | stats) on Sept. 18. Olivia Wagner scored the first Terrapin goal, blasting a free kick from 24 yards out into the upper left corner. Wagner then assisted on the game-winner, sending a corner kick to the back post where Cory Ryan got on the end of it and finished with a header into the left side of the Hokie net.
Head Coach Jonathan Morgan
• Jonathan Morgan is in his second season at the helm of the Maryland women’s soccer program after spending the previous five seasons on the Terrapin sideline as an assistant coach. He is 19-9-2 (.667) overall as the Terps’ head coach and is 7-3-1 (.682) in ACC play.
• Hayley Brock scored at least one goal six straight games from the Terps' 2012 NCAA tournament first round match vs. Stony Brook through the first four games in 2013. Since 1994 there have been just 20 scoring streaks of at least three games for the Terps and Brock owns three of those. Her current streak of six matches is second only to Emmy Harbo's streak of seven games with a goal in 1996.
Player (Dates - Opponents)
Emmy Harbo (9/4/96-9/24/96 – George Washington, New Hampshire, at Hartford, at James Madison, vs. Davidson, Texas, George Mason)
Hayley Brock (11/10/12-9/1/13 - Stony Brook, vs. Denver, The Citadel, Villanova, George Mason, Navy)
Hayley Brock (9/13/12-9/23/12 – North Carolina, Clemson, at Duke, at Wake Forest)
Keri Sarver (9/20/98-9/27/98 – NC State, George Mason, vs. Texas, at Colorado)
Keri Sarver (11/3/96-11/24/96 – at Georgia, at Clemson, George Washington, San Diego)
Keri Sarver (9/24/96-10/1/96 – George Mason, Brown, at Wake Forest, UMBC)
Hayley Brock (10/3/12-10/11/12 – Francis Marion, at NC State, at Boston College)
Becky Kaplan (8/31/12-9/6/12 – at George Mason, Towson, at Alabama)
Sade Ayinde (9/5/10-9/12/10 – Stony Brook, at Seton Hall, Delaware)
Ashley Grove (8/20/10-8/27/10 – Iona, Missouri, at Tennessee)
Ashley Grove (10/18/09-10/29/09 – NC State, at Clemson, Wake Forest)
Simone Dekker (11/17/02-8/31/03 – Penn State, at Washington, vs. Washington State)
Audra Poulin (10/11/02-10/20/02 – Virginia, George Mason, at Clemson)
Jackie Mynarski (10/6/99-10/10/99 – at George Mason, Rutgers, Navy)
Keri Sarver (11/5/98-11/15/98 – vs. Wake Forest, Fairfield, vs. William & Mary)
Jackie Mynarski (9/18/98-9/23/98 – Duke, NC State, George Mason)
Robin McCullough (9/19/97-9/26/97 – at Florida, at Florida State, at George Washington)
Keri Sarver (9/7/97-9/12/97 – at William & Mary, at George Mason, Wake Forest)
Emmy Harbo (9/3/95-9/10/95 – Virginia Tech, George Mason, Florida State)
Randi Goldblatt (9/11/94-9/18/94 – Texas A&M, at Princeton, NC State)
• Sophomore Ashley Spivey opened the 2013 season with a hat trick in the Terps' 9-0 win over The Citadel. Senior Hayley Brock followed that performance with a natural hat trick in Maryland's 4-2 come-from-behind win over Villanova on Aug. 26. Those two performances mark the first time in the Maryland women's soccer program's 27-year history that back-to-back hat tricks have been posted.
• Maryland has played in 98 overtime games in its 27-year history. The Terps’ all-time record in those overtime games is 30-25-43 (.526).
• The Terrapins have played in eight overtime games in the ACC tournament and have a 3-1-4 mark in those games. Maryland won the shootout in three of the four games it tied in the ACC tournament.
Terps Toppling Top 10 Teams
• Maryland has defeated a Top 10 ranked team 21 times in its history. The Terps' most memorable Top 10 victory, 2-1 at No. 2 North Carolina on Oct. 24, 2010 tied for he highest ranked opponent ever defeated by Maryland. The Terrapins defeated No. 2 Boston College on Oct. 7, 2010 in Chestnut Hill, Mass. Those two victories marked the first time in program history that Maryland has defeated two Top 10 teams in a single month. The Terps then added to that with another 2-1 win over No. 8 Florida State on Oct. 28, 2010. The latest Top 10 win for the Terps came on Nov.. 2, 2012 in the ACC semifianls at the WakeMed Soccer Park in Cary, N.C., when Maryland defeated No. 6 Wake Forest, 2-0. That marked the Terps' first shutout of a top 10 team since their 1-0 win at No. 10 Tennessee in the 2006 season opener. The Terps' 2-1 win over No. 6 North Carolina on Sept. 13, 2012 gave Maryland the distinction of becoming the first team in history to defeat the Tar Heels three straight times in three consecutive seasons. Here's a list of all of the Terps' Top 10 wins:
Nov. 2, 2012
vs. #6 Wake Forest
Sept. 27, 2012
Sept. 13, 2012
#6 North Carolina
Oct. 27, 2011
#8 North Carolina
Oct. 28, 2010
#8 Florida State
Oct. 24, 2010
at #2 North Carolina
Oct. 7, 2010
at #2 Boston College
Oct. 8, 2009
#6 Virginia Tech
Aug. 25, 2006
at #10 Tennessee
Nov. 14, 2004
at #5 Penn State
Oct. 23, 2004
Sept. 12, 2004
vs. #3 UCLA
Oct. 13, 2001
Aug. 29, 2000
#4 Penn State
Oct. 17, 1999
Sept. 19, 1999
at #9 Duke
Sept. 18, 1998
Nov. 7, 1997
vs. #8 Duke
Oct. 12, 1997
Oct. 1, 1995
Oct. 8, 1993
#8 William & Mary
• Dating back to its 10-0 win over Mount St. Mary's in 2008, Maryland has lost only six times in its last 46 matches vs. non-ACC opponents. The Terps have outscored its non-conference opposition 130-27 in those 46 matches.
• The Terps recorded 20 straight wins over non-ACC foes before tying Georgetown, 1-1, in second round of the NCAA tournament in 2010. Maryland is now 36-4-4 in its last 44 non-conference games. The Terps had been unbeaten in 31-straight non-conference games prior to losing, 1-0, at Oklahoma State in the Sweet 16 of the 2011 NCAA tournament. So far this season Maryland topped The Citadel, 9-0, in the season opener, beat Villanova, 4-2 and shutout George Mason, 3-0, and Navy, 2-0. The Terps dropped matches at Santa Clara, 0-1, and at No. 4 Stanford, 0-3, to close out their 2013 non-conference slate. Those two defeats marked the first time since 2008 that the Terps lost back-to-back non-conference matches.
126 And Counting At Ludwig Field
• The Terps won their 100th match at Ludwig Field with a 6-0 victory over Iona on Aug. 20, 2010. Since its opening in 1995, Ludwig Field has proved to be a tremendous home-field advantage for the Terps women’s soccer team. All-time Maryland is 126-50-21 (.696) at Ludwig Field.
• Through the seasons, the Terps have had a knack for shutting teams out at Ludwig Field. Maryland has won 79 of its 126 victories (62.7%) at Ludwig Field via shutout. Add in the 12 0-0 ties the Terps have had at Ludwig Field and it totals 91 times that Maryland has shutout its opponent in 196 games (46.4%).