This is the Maryland Minute, a short story followed by a roundup of Terps-related news.
Former Maryland women’s basketball star Brionna Jones is the WNBA Eastern Conference Player of the Week after dominating performances as a forward on the Connecticut Sun.
In the past week, Jones totaled 54 points, 29 rebounds, eight steals, four assists, and made two-thirds of shots across three victories.
The first game of the week was a 76-62 win over the Aces, and the second and third games were wins over Los Angeles with scores of 76-72 and 76-61 respectively.
The Sun currently has the best overall record in the league (20-6) and has a home record of 13-1. They will face the Washington Mystics tonight (8/31) at 7 p.m. and will be looking to extend their eight-game winning streak.
In Other News
Maryland baseball alum Brandon Lowe scored a leadoff home run for the Tampa Bay Rays.
Leadoff Lowe strikes again pic.twitter.com/TF2ii6xFCy
— Tampa Bay Rays (@RaysBaseball) August 30, 2021
Maryland football is gearing up for its first home game against West Virginia on Saturday.
— Maryland Football (@TerpsFootball) August 30, 2021
Maryland field hockey plays back Emma Deberdine’s goal from their 4-3 double-overtime win over Saint Joseph’s University.
— Maryland Field Hockey (@TerpsFH) August 30, 2021
Maryland volleyball’s Sam Csire named the Solomon Eye Associates Terp of the Week.
Csire earns the first Terp of the Week award of the school year after a 38 kill and 23 dig weekend as MVP of the Maryland Invite!https://t.co/9sxPl9HDJg
— Maryland Volleyball (@TerpsVolleyball) August 30, 2021
Maryland men’s basketball celebrated its Team IMPACT teammate’s birthday.
— Maryland Basketball (@TerrapinHoops) August 30, 2021