Over 5,000 Watch as No. 2 Maryland Wins at No. 17 Virginia

The lead was trimmed to 9-7 with back-to-back goals by Virginia's Greg Coholan and O'Reilly with 1:27 to play, but Amato came up big again, making two of his 14 saves down the stretch to help preserve the victory.

Raffa finished the game winning 10 of 20 faceoffs with a game-high nine groundballs. Junior Michael Ehrhardt led the defenders with three groundballs, while sophomore Goran Murray had two groundballs and a caused turnover.

Maryland returns to on Friday, April 5 when it plays at Navy. Faceoff between the Terps and the Midshipmen is scheduled for 7:00 p.m. at Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium.

Game Notes
With today's 9-7 win, Maryland is now 46-43 all-time vs. Virginia.

With three points on three goals, sophomore Jay Carlson now has three hat tricks, nine multi-point and eight multi-goals for his career.

With two points on a goal and an assist, senior Kevin Cooper now 17 multi-point games for his career.

With three points on two goals and an assist, senior John Haus now 24 multi-point and 12 multi-goal games for his career.

With two points on a goal and an assist, junior Mike Chanenchuk now has 22 multi-point games for his career.

With his 14 saves, junior Niko Amato now has 16 double-digit save games for his career.

Amato's assist in the second quarter was the third of his career and his first since assisting on a goal by Landon Carr vs. Virginia on March 31, 2012.

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