The No. 1-ranked Maryland field hockey team pulled away from No. 3 Wake Forest, 4-1, Saturday in a classic conference rivalry match. Four Terps scored in the win, while senior goalkeeper Alicia Grater notched four saves to keep the Terps perfect at 10-0 (2-0) on the year. This game was a rematch of last year’s national championship game and ACC championship game, in which the Terps claimed both crowns. Wake Forest and Maryland are two of the nation’s premier teams and perennial powers. Maryland owns the all-time series advantage with a record of 23-11.
The score was deadlocked at the half, 1-1. After the intermission, the Terps turned up the heat with O’Donnell scoring to begin the half. She scored from freshman Megan Frazer off a rebounded shot. Six minutes later, seniorEmma Thomas scored off of a penalty corner setup injected by O’Donnell and stopped by senior Alexis Pappas. Frazer scored three minutes later to finalize the score at 4-1. Info from umterps.com