The Terp Top 12 on 12/12/12Recapping Maryland's top moments in 2012
Dec. 12, 2012
COLLEGE PARK, Md. -
The Maryland men's soccer program put together another phenomenal year in 2012 and what better day to celebrate 12 fantastic moments than on 12/12/12.
Maryland's freshman class was the deepest head coach Sasho Cirovski had ever had the joy of coaching in 2012.
Top Drawer Soccer and ACC All-Freshmen Team member Schillo Tshuma led the youngest Terps with 10 goals, including two in the national semifinals versus Georgetown.
Terrapin rookies accounted for 20 goals and 19 assists in 2012.
SASHO'S 20th SEASON
Head coach Sasho Cirovski took the Terps back to the College Cup for the first time since 2008 and picked up ACC Coach of the Year honors while leading Maryland to the top winning percentage in the nation with a final record of 20-1-3 during his 20th season in College Park.
Be sure to follow the back half of the series #20WinningMoments in the offseason!
(Lots of) GOALLLLLS!
Maryland boasted the top offense in the country in 2012, boasting 64 total goals while averaging a stellar 2.67 goals per match.
The Terps scored three or more goals on 10 different occasions, including three times in the NCAA tournament.
BEST START EVER
With a 14-0-1 record to start the 2012 season, Maryland matched its best start since the 1968 season when the Terps were co-national champions.
TAKING DOWN THE TAR HEELS
Schillo Tshuma redirected a Patrick Mullins shot late in the first overtime period to lift the No. 1 Maryland men's soccer team over No. 2 North Carolina on a wet Friday night at Ludwig Field.
A crowd of 7,340, the second highest in Maryland soccer history, saw a quality contest with the top-ranked teams in the country going back and forth on a water-logged field.