Seniors Power No. 2 Maryland Past Mount St. Mary's in Opener

The Terps return to action this weekend with their first road game of the 2013 season. Maryland travels to Hartford for a 1:00 p.m. start on Sat., Feb. 16.

Game Notes

With today's 23-6 win Maryland is now 10-0 all-time vs. Mount St. Mary's.

Maryland has won 20 straight season openers and is 84-3-1 all-time to start the season.

The last time Maryland scored 23 or more goals in a game was March 21, 1995 in a 26-3 win over Radford.

The last time Maryland scored 23 or more goals in a season opener was in a 25-11 win at NC State on March 21, 1978.

The last time Maryland scored 23 goals in a home opener was in a 23-4 win over Conn. Wesleyan on March 24, 1964.

With a career-best six points on three goals and three assists, senior Kevin Cooper now has two hat tricks, 12 multi-point, four multi-goal and seven multi-assist games for his career.

With four points on a career-best four goals, redshirt senior Jake Bernhardt now has nine career multi-goal games.

With five points on two goals and three assists, senior John Haus now has 21 multi-point, 10 multi-goal and eight multi-assist games for his career.

With two points on two goals, senior Billy Gribbin now has 10 multi-point and eight multi-goals as a Terp.

Tyler Brooke, Rustin Bryant, Bobby Gribbin, Bradlee Lord and Brendan Saylor each had their first multi-point games as Terps.

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College Park, Md. (February 12, 2013)--Mount St. Mary's opened the 2013 men's lacrosse season with a 23-6 loss at No. 2 Maryland on Tuesday. Senior Andrew Scalley scored a pair of goals while graduate student Cody Lehrer chipped in a goal and three assists in the loss.

The Terrapins (1-0), coming off consecutive appearances in the NCAA Championship game, came out strong, scoring seven goals in the opening 10 minutes to take control of the game. Scalley broke the Maryland streak with his 100th career goal with 2:27 left in the first quarter, but Maryland added another tally for an 8-1 lead after one quarter of play.

Maryland scored the opening four goals of the second quarter for a 12-1 lead before Clayton Wainer and Brett Schmidt scored for the Mount to make it 12-3 at the half. Schmidt's score gives him a goal in 29 consecutive games, the second-longest streak in the nation.

Scalley and Lehrer scored back-to-back goals to cut Maryland's lead to 13-5 early in the third quarter, but the Terrapins sealed the win by scoring the next 10 goals.

Scalley's two goals give him 101 for his career at the Mount. He is the 10th player in school history to reach 100 career goals. Lehrer, who sat out last season as a redshirt, added four points on a goal and three assists. He now has 97 career goals for the Mountaineers.

The Mount is back in action on Sunday, February 17, when Bucknell visits Waldron Family Stadium for the home opener. The game starts at 1:00 p.m.

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