Maryland Terrapins News
9-22-14: The Maryland Terrapins traveled to the Carrier Dome this week to take on the Syracuse Orange. The Orange went into this game with a perfect 2-0 record and the Terrapins had a 2-1 record going into the game. Maryland and Syracuse traded touchdowns until the halfway point in the second quarter before a Syracuse interception was returned for an 88 yard touchdown by Terrapin William Likely off the arm of Syracuse Orange QB Terrel Hunt. Maryland took over the game after the INT and held a 31-13 lead heading into half time and never looked back. The Terrapins defense held Syracuse off the board from the 14:56 point in the second quarter all the way to the 0:48 mark in the fourth quarter. Syracuse did not help their own cause with two turnovers while Maryland did their job holding onto the ball all afternoon long. Maryland ended up winning the game by the score of 34-20 in dominating fashion over the ACC’s Syracuse Orange. Get your Maryland tickets for next week’s game as the Terrapins take on the Indiana Hoosiers on the road at Memorial Stadium.
9-16-14: The Maryland Terrapins hosted the West Virginia Mountaineers this week at Byrd Stadium as the Terrapins looked to keep their perfect season going. This was an exciting game that went back and forth and was decided in the last seconds of the game with a field goal attempt from the Mountaineers. West Virginia led late before Maryland came all the way back to tie it at 37 before West Virginia kicker Josh Lambert nailed a 47 yard field goal as time expired to give West Virginia the victory 40-37. The Terrapins defense had no answer for WV quarterback Clint Trickett as he threw for 511 yards and four touchdown passes with a single interception. Maryland’s defense did force four turnovers including three fumbles but the team could not take advantage of those turnovers and could not stop the West Virginia offense and ultimately lost their first game of the season. Get your tickets for next week’s Maryland game as the Terrapins will travel to Syracuse’s Kelly Shorts Stadium take on the Syracuse Orange. The game will be showcased on ESPN3 and will be played at 12:30 pm ET.
9-8-14: The Maryland Terrapins faced off with the South Florida Bulls this week in Raymond James Stadium in South Florida as Maryland searched for their second win of the season. Maryland struck first in the opening quarter when C.J. Brown threw a 10 yard touchdown pass to Marcus Leake to put the Terrapins up early. Maryland would fumble the ball on their next possession and the Bulls Auggie Sanchez recovered the loose ball and took it back for the first South Florida touchdown of the day. Brown and Leake hooked up again on the Terrapins next series on a 44 yard touchdown pass to put the Terrapins back up by seven. Maryland was held scoreless in the second and the third quarters while USF scored 10 points in the second quarter and took the lead but the Terrapins scored two touchdowns in the fourth quarter to edge USF 24-17. Get your tickets for next week’s game as the Terrapins will host the West Virginia Mountaineers at Byrd Stadium at 12:00 pm ET on the Big Ten Network.