This is the Maryland Minute, a short story followed by a roundup of Terps-related news.
Coming off back-to-back Big Ten titles and winning the national championship last season, Maryland men’s lacrosse has been tabbed as the favorite to top the conference again in 2023 by the league’s coaches.
The Terps went on an absolute roll last season, going undefeated and winning the NCAA title with an 18-0 record. They were the top-ranked scoring offense in the nation with 17.67 goals per game. Maryland also held the no. 4 scoring defense, allowing just nine goals per game.
Despite losing their leading goal scorer, assister and Tewaaraton Award winner Logan Wisnauskas, Maryland still has a lot of talent on a squad ready to protect its throne. The Big Ten’s coaches evidently believe that the Terps have enough to reload and become conference champions for the third straight season.
In other news
No. 8 Maryland women’s basketball fell to No. 6 Iowa, 96-82. Dylan Manfre recapped the game.
Ben Dickson analyzed Maryland men’s basketball’s noticeable home/road splits in conference play.
In addition to being named the Big Ten favorite, Maryland men’s lacrosse had five players named USILA Preseason All-Americans: Luke Wierman, Brett Makar, Kyle Long, Logan McNaney and Ajax Zappitello.
Shoutout to our 5️⃣ hardshells who were named @usila_lax preseason All-Americans! #BeTheBest pic.twitter.com/qh35zRtSi9
— Maryland Lacrosse (@TerpsMLax) February 2, 2023
Maryland men’s basketball released a video of the students’ flash mob from the team’s win over No. 21 Indiana.
Former Maryland women’s basketball player Tianna Hawkins signed with the Washington Mystics.
See you soon, @t_hawk21 ‼️#TogetherDC pic.twitter.com/uYucpZwXsj
— Washington Mystics (@WashMystics) February 2, 2023
Maryland baseball’s Matt Shaw was tabbed as the nation’s No. 2 designated hitter on D1Baseball’s Preseason All-American teams.
D1Baseball Preseason All-American Designated Hitters
Matt Shaw – @TerpsBaseball
— D1Baseball (@d1baseball) February 2, 2023
Maryland men’s golf released its starting lineup for the beginning of Big Ten match play.
Hello 2023, and hello @BigTen Match Play! We’re so back. Let’s have some fun! ⛳️
Read More ➡️ https://t.co/sKeP5urDtN#GolfTerps #B1GMGolf pic.twitter.com/z9J5XwiMC8
— Maryland Men’s Golf (@TerpsMGolf) February 2, 2023
Terps track and field is competing at the Doc Hale Invitational at Virginia Tech.
Ready for the Doc Hale Invitational!
⏰ 5 PM
— Maryland Track & Field (@MarylandTrack) February 2, 2023
This year will mark the 50th season of Maryland women’s lacrosse, and the program released a commemorative video.
50 years of setting the standard
This year, we celebrate the 50th season of Maryland Women’s Lacrosse! pic.twitter.com/kJKFY5fOEv
— Maryland Women’s Lacrosse (@MarylandWLax) February 2, 2023
Maryland softball shared photos from its practice with just one week until the start of the season.
High Fives because we are ☝ week away from playing our season opener in Mexico! pic.twitter.com/SI7Wdf6Q2Q
— Maryland Softball (@TerpsSoftball) February 2, 2023
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