The score of the box COLLEGE PARK, MD – Goals in the first half of Hope Lewandoski and Emily mcnesby and a second half of Madison OraciÃ³n drew Maryland over neighboring rival George Washington, 3-1. The Terps (4-1) conceded the first goal of the game after a questionable no-appeal left the Maryland defense vulnerable to a George Washington (0-3-2) goal. Instead of folding, Maryland came straight back to the Colonials and scored two goals while passing George Washington 11-2 in the first half. The Terps continued the offensive pressure into the second as they broke through with the seniors again Madison OraciÃ³n scoring his first career goal to put the game out of reach. Maryland finished the game edging George Washington 22-7, their widest margin of the season.
History for Oracion
- Not only Madison OraciÃ³n scored his first career goal Thursday night, but it was also his first career point as Terp.
- The defenseman had recorded 1,329 minutes before the game against George Washington with just three shots on goal during his three years at College Park.
To have hope
- Maryland graduate student and pillar Hope Lewandoski scored his first goal of the season.
- The strike was the fifth of his career for Lewandoski and his first since the 2019 season.
- Thursday’s game marked the second time this season Maryland has conceded the opening goal but rallied for the win.
- This is the first time since 2012 that the Terps have won multiple wins from behind in the same season.
Playing with heavy hearts
- Ahead of the game, Maryland Women’s Football paid tribute to former Cincinnati women’s football player Ally Sidloski, who tragically lost her life last May.
- natives of Ohio Hope Lewandoski, Loren Sefcik and Brooke Weston all of them played with Sidloski throughout their footballing youth.
- The Terps will hit the road this weekend to face the Saint Joseph Hawks on Sunday afternoon.
- This will be the very first meeting between Maryland and Saint-Joseph.