With Maryland baseball's season in the books following a 5-4 loss to Virginia, the Terps now transition to the off-season -- most notably the Major League Baseball Draft, which begins Monday and will claim a chunk of their draft-eligible players.
Maryland has five underclassmen ranked in Baseball America's top-500 ranking of draft-eligible players.
By Scott Wolf, Los Angeles Daily News
Many times a top-five pick disappears leading up to the NFL draft, sequestered at a training facility provided by a high-powered agent and holed up on draft day until his name is announced by commissioner Roger Goodell.
USC defensive end Leonard Williams took the opposite approach and spent his pre-draft days more like a fan than a future millionaire. He was spotted at off-campus parties, attended more USC spring practices than any player in his position and embraced going to Chicago for Thursday’s draft ceremony.Read More
Courtesy: Maryland Athletics
COLLEGE PARK, Md. – Senior Casey Ikeda earned Big Ten Defensive Player of the Year honors Tuesday, leading a throng of individual accolades for the Maryland men’s lacrosse team as voted upon by Big Ten coaches.
The Terps placed four players on the All-Big Ten First Team – more than any team - including Kyle Bernlohr, Ikeda, Joe LoCascio and Matt Rambo. Additionally, Jay Carlson and Charlie Raffa earned Honorable Mention All-Big Ten honors. Carlson garnered Maryland’s Sportsmanship Award, as well.Read More
Written by Nick de la Torre - GatorCountry.com
The Florida Gators men’s basketball team will kick off the 2015-16 season on the road for the first time in 15 years when they travel to Annapolis to partake in the second annual Veterans Classic.
The Gators will open their season up against Navy on Friday, November 13 in the tournament that brings top teams in from around the country to celebrate Veteran’s Day.