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Terrapins envision return to 10-win form after down season

(09/02/05 4:00am)

When Ralph Friedgen took the head coaching position at Maryland in 2001, he adopted a 5-6 football team which hadn’t finished in the top four of the conference in a decade. In the first year under Friedgen’s tutelage, the Terps developed a high-powered offense that averaged 35 points per game, fueled Maryland’s first ACC championship since 1985 and secured a berth in the Bowl Championship Series.

In search of revenge

(11/10/04 5:00am)

Fifth-seeded Duke will have the chance to avenge its most disappointing loss of the season when it plays fourth-seeded Virginia today. The Blue Devils and Cavaliers will face off at 2:30 p.m. at the SAS Soccer Complex in Cary. The match is the second ACC Tournament quarterfinal game and the winner will face either Wake Fores or Virginia Tech.

Duke blanks Tigers, streak continues

(09/20/04 4:00am)

Freshman Spencer Wadsworth didn’t waste much time notching the first goal of his ACC career. Only 5:33 into Saturday night’s conference opener against Clemson, junior midfielder Danny Kramer collected the ball on the right side of the and sent a low cross to the near post, where Wadsworth poked it past the goalkeeper. The goal was all the cushion the stingy Duke defense needed to beat the Tigers (3-2, 0-1 in the ACC) and extend the Blue Devils’ (7-0, 1-0) undefeated and unscored-upon streak to seven games.

Exhibition thriller ends in tie

(08/30/04 4:00am)

Before a large crowd Friday night, the men’s soccer team played its final exhibition match against the 18th-ranked Connecticut Huskies. Much of the game was a stalemate, as neither team was able to score until the last seven minutes. In dramatic fashion, Blake Camp tied the game at one goal apiece with only eight seconds remaining when his penalty kick slid under an outstretched UConn goalie.