Nov. 13, 2004
NCAA TOURNAMENT FIRST ROUND
NOV. 13, 2004
MARYLAND 5, DELAWARE 2
DELAWARE HEAD COACH CAROL MILLER
On Maryland's Paula Infante's five goals:
"We moved a few people around to different positions to try to stop [Paula] Infante. We had some injuries and were searching for some help."
On Delaware's performance:
"I'm proud of my kids, too. They held up to the physical play and slower play. Maryland is a wonderful team and a wonderful group of individuals."
MARYLAND HEAD COACH Missy Meharg
On Maryland's performance:
"We played tremendous. It was almost to our advantage that Delaware scored first. It triggered a sense of urgency. We played high-powered hockey."
On Paula Infante's five goals:
"We've seen this in practice a lot and we were waiting to see this type of outburst in a competitive atmosphere."
MARYLAND SOPHOMORE Paula Infante
On how you have to play in the NCAA Tournament:
"You have to play 100 percent all the time because it could be your last game. You don't have to hold anything back for the next game because there might not be one."
On scoring five goals:
"My team did something special that made me very open to score. My teammates passed to me and I just finished."