Against Purdue on Wednesday night, the Terps will have a chance to end their season on a high note by doing something they have not done since September 22, win.
After playing in six overtime games this season, it was only fitting that the Maryland women’s soccer team (7-7-3) played some bonus soccer before tying Michigan State (6-10-1) 0-0.
For Terps seniors Zoe Clark, Kate Waters, Hope Gouterman, Natasha Ntone-Kouo and Madison Turner, Saturday night will be the last opportunity they have to play for the women’s soccer team at Ludwig Field.
After falling to No. 12 Ohio State on Thursday by a score of 2-0, the Terps tough Big Ten schedule continues on Sunday as another ranked opponent travels to College Park. It has not been easy sledding for Maryland since entering conference play. A 1-6-1 record and the fact that they have been outscored 18-4 has the Terps reeling in the wrong direction.
he Maryland Terrapins women’s soccer team (7-5-2) has had a rough journey in Big Ten play. Through seven conference games, the Terps have a 1-5-1 record, and things are not going to get easier on Thursday night.
On Thursday night in Nebraska, the Maryland Terrapins women’s soccer team had a rough night, as they were shutout 3-0. On Sunday in Iowa City, things got even rougher for the Terps as they fell to Iowa 4-0.
Once again the Maryland Terrapins women’s soccer team (7-3-2, 1-3-1) found themselves down early 2-0 in the first half. After trailing Wisconsin 2-0 on Friday, the Terps were able to mount a comeback and force a 2-2 draw. However, Maryland was not able to recapture that magic from Friday as they fell to the Gophers (7-2-3, 3-1-1) 3-1.
After falling behind early 2-0 to Wisconsin it looked as if the Maryland Terrapins women’s soccer team was on their way to another Big Ten defeat; however, a deep goal from freshman Gi Krstec woke up a slumbering Terps’ offense. The team would respond with another goal and record a 2-2 draw against the No. 12 Badgers.
wo goals in the span of four minutes by Northwestern would decide the fate of the Maryland Terrapins women’s soccer team on Sunday as the Terps fell to the Wildcats by a score of 2-0.
The Terps will play two games in three days this weekend as the team will take on both of Illinois’ Big Ten teams in Illinois and Northwestern.
So how did a struggling team recruit top talent to flip the program around? It started with a plan.
When the Maryland Terrapins women’s soccer team takes the field in Piscataway, New Jersey on Sunday afternoon, they will be plenty rested. It has been 10 days since the Terps last took the field for their matchup against William and Mary, and it was something the team desperately needed.
Up to this point, it seems to be a recipe for success for Maryland. In their overtime contests to date, the Terps sit at 3-0-1. Overall, Maryland has begun the season with a 5-0-1 record as they continue to exceed expectations. On Thursday night, whether it comes by a blowout or a nail-biter, the Terps will look to remain unbeaten in 2017.
Sitting at 4-0-1, the Terps have already surpassed their win total from the entire last season.
On Thursday night, Maryland will welcome in Richmond to Ludwig Field with the goal of picking up their fourth win of the season, allowing them to surpass last season’s win total. For it to become a reality, the Terps will have to continue their timely scoring and lockdown defense.