Terrapins will take on fourth-seeded Denver in NCAA final on Memorial Day
PHILADELPHIA – Following its 12-11 victory over fellow Big Ten member Johns Hopkins in Saturday’s NCAA semifinals, Maryland’s men’s lacrosse team advanced to Monday’s national championship game. The sixth-seeded Terrapins will take on fourth-seeded Denver, which defeated Notre Dame in the other national semifinal.
Maryland improves to 15-3 on the season. Johns Hopkins, the first sport affiliate member in Big Ten history, ends its season with an 11-7 record.
Maryland’s Matt Rambo scored four goals, while Jay Carlson tallied a hat trick. Goalkeeper Kyle Bernlohr collected six saves, including a key stop with under five seconds remaining with Johns Hopkins on the offensive attack. The Blue Jays were led by John Crawley, who scored four goals.
Monday’s NCAA final will get underway at 1 p.m. ET at Lincoln Financial Field, and air live on ESPN2. Maryland will be eyeing its 12th national championship and third NCAA title.