On Combs: Senior tri-captain coming off a break-through season as a potent offensive weapon in 2000 shared teams Dan Snyder Award with goalie Pat McGinnis as the teams most improved players third-leading returning scoring heading into 2001 tremendous threat in front of cage to score left-handed attacker who will see time on left-hand side of first attack line key member of man-up unit an incessant hustler hard worker and tenacious rider fifth year in the Maryland program.
As a junior (2000): Starter in all 16 games as the left-wing attackman second on the team in goals (22) and fourth in total points (28) named to ACC All-Tournament team after Marylands run to the conference final among the teams most accurate shooters, notching 22 goals on 56 shots for a 39.4 shooting percentage also scooped up 29 groundballs scored two extra-man goals and three-game winning goals recorded seven multi-goal games and four hat tricks season opener against Mount St. Marys (2/27) set the pace for the 2000 season as he set his career high in points with five, coming on two goals and a career-high three assists all three assists came in the second quarter as Maryland built a 7-1 halftime lead on the way to the 19-3 win after three scoreless games, notched second career hat trick against Delaware (3/15), including an extra-man goal just 1:02 into the game and the game-winning goal early in the second quarter tallied back-to-back hat tricks in the win at Cornell (3/18) named ACC Player of the Week and Maryland Student-Athlete of the Week on 3/20 after six-goal week scored once against Virginia (3/31) netted two goals and one assist at Johns Hopkins (4/15) scored two goals in ACC championship game against Virginia (4/23), earning a spot on the all-tournament team finished the regular season with a career-best five goals at UMBC (5/6), including the game-winner was the hero for Maryland in its NCAA first round win over Hofstra (5/14) with four goals, including three consecutive goals in the span of 6:47 in the fourth quarter to break an 11-11 tie and give the Terps a 14-12 victory named Maryland Student-Athlete of the Week (5/15) after his sensational performance against Hofstra.
As a sophomore (1999): Played in all 14 games, drawing two starts led team in shooting percentage (37.5), scoring on nine of 24 shots third on team in extra-man goals with five overall, tallied nine goals and assisted on four others recorded a point in first three games with assists against Denver (2/25) and Duke (3/7) and a goal vs. Providence (2/27) netted back-to-back two-goal games against Cornell (3/20) and Dartmouth (3/23) came back for third straight multi-point game against North Carolina (3/20) with goal and assist fourth multi-point game came with goal and assist at Navy (4/10) finished season's scoring with goal against Virginia (4/23) in ACC semifinals.
As a freshman (1998): Played in 11 games tallied nine points on six goals and three assists scooped up 15 groundballs and took 18 shots in first game, opened season with two goals against Villanova (2/21) registered best game with first hat trick against Towson (3/7), the school which his father is the head football coach posted another multiple point game with a goal and an assist against Navy (4/21).
As a redshirt freshman: Sat out 1997 season as a redshirt.
Before Maryland: Three-sport athlete at the St. Paul's School in Brooklandville, Md. earned letters in lacrosse under Richard Brocato earned most valuable player in the Maryland State Senior All-Star Game first team all-metro also lettered in football and ice hockey second team all-city/county in football as a senior.
Personal: Andrew Boylan Combs born Dec. 31, 1977 in Baltimore, Md. son of Diane and Gordon Combs brother of Meredith (25) and Kendall-Ann (18) nicknamed Buggs father, Gordy, has been the head football coach at Towson University for the last nine years majoring in communications.