Faceoff between Maryland and Cornell is scheduled for 1 p.m. at Capital One Field at Byrd Stadium
Faceoff between Maryland and Colgate is scheduled for noon at Capital One Field at Byrd Stadium
Faceoff between Maryland and Virginia is scheduled for 5 p.m. at UNC's Kenan Stadium.
On Holmes: One of the Terps' toughest players ... will be compete for playing time as an offensive midfielder ... also one of the team's top three short-sticks ... has garnered experience in big games ... has emerged as one of the team's strongest leaders ... another hard hitter who won the team's 2006 Hammer Award ... switched from No. 17 to No. 34 prior to the 2006 season ... is joined by his younger brother, Bryn, on the Terps this season.
As a junior (2006): One groundball in 8-7 overtime win at No. 1 Duke (3/4) ... two groundballs in 9-6 win over No. 15 Towson (3/11) ... one groundball and a caused turnover in 7-6 loss in double overtime to Bucknell (3/14) ... one groundball in 9-4 victory at UMBC (3/18) ... scored the second goal of his career in 14-2 win over Dartmouth (3/21) ... one groundball and a caused turnover in 9-6 win at North Carolina (3/25) ... tied career high with two caused turnovers in 15-5 loss to No. 1 Virginia (4/1) ... also picked up two groundballs vs. the Cavaliers ... scored the first goal of the game in 11-4 win at No. 6 Johns Hopkins (4/15) ... also picked up two groundballs vs. the Blue Jays ... scored a goal in 18-2 win over Sacred Heart (4/18) ... one groundball and a caused turnover in 10-9 win over North Carolina (4/28) in the ACC Semifinals ... caused two turnovers in 11-5 loss to No. 1 Virginia (4/30) in the ACC Finals ... two groundballs in 16-8 win over No. 12 Denver (5/13) in the first round of the NCAA Tournament ... one groundball in 11-6 win over No. 9 Princeton (5/21) in the NCAA Quarterfinals.
As a sophomore (2005): One ground ball and one caused turnover in 13-6 season-opening win over No. 5 Georgetown (2/26) ... showed tremendous poise in drawing a 3:00 non-releasable penalty during the decisive third quarter ... one caused turnover in 10-8 loss to Duke (3/5) ... played a big role in 9-5 win at No. 9 Towson (3/12), picking up four groundballs, causing two turnovers and firing the first two shots of his collegiate career ... scored his first collegiate goal on an assist from fellow short-stick def. middie Ryan Lang in 14-10 win at No. 18 Bucknell (3/15) ... that goal was the beginning of a 6-0 Terp scoring run ... also picked up two groundballs vs. the Bison ... one groundball in 9-8 loss at No. 8 Navy (4/8) ... one groundball in 11-6 loss to No. 1 Johns Hopkins (4/15) ... one groundball in 8-7 overtime victory over No. 3 Virginia in the ACC Semifinals (4/29) ... two groundballs and one caused turnover in 9-5 win over No. 2 Duke (5/1) to win the ACC championship ... two groundballs in 18-9 loss to No. 2 Duke (5/28) in the NCAA Semifinals.
As a freshman (2004): Short-stick middie who saw time in six games ... made collegiate debut in 17-12 win at No. 6 Duke (3/6) ... also played in 14-7 win over Bucknell (3/17) ... one groundball in 19-4 rout of Butler (3/23) ... late playing time with one groundball in 13-5 win over No. 13 Penn (5/8) in regular-season finale ... made NCAA Tournament debut in 9-8 (OT) loss to No. 6 Princeton (5/22) in NCAA Quarterfinals.
Before Maryland: Three-sport star at McDonogh School in Owings Mills, Md. ... named to Baltimore Sun All-Metro first team as a senior ... scored 21 goals and added 23 assists for 44 points ... an all-city/county selection in lacrosse ... a Maryland state wrestling champion at 145 pounds ... also played linebacker for the Eagles' football team ... honored as an all-county pick in football and wrestling ... a second team All-Metro wrestling selection by the Baltimore Sun.
Personal: Son of Erin and Cory Holmes ... brother of Bryn, who joins the Maryland team in 2007, Curtis and Steffani ... majoring in finance.