Amato, Chanenchuk Help No. 4 Maryland Edge No. 12 Yale

The game wasn't finished yet though. Yale's Dylan Levings, who won 11 of 17 faceoffs for the game, won the ensuing faceoff, but Amato made his biggest save of the game with just three seconds remaining, denying Yale's Harry Kucharczyk with a kick save to preserve the victory.

Maryland's man-down defense was exemplary in the win, limiting Yale to just one goal on seven extra-man opportunities and that goal was on a 6-on-4 chance to start the second quarter.

Jesse Bernhardt led the Terps with four groundballs and also had one caused turnover to go along with his assist.

Maryland is the No. 1 seed for the ACC tournament and will play No. 4 seed Virginia on Friday, April 26 at North Carolina's Keenan Stadium at 5:00 p.m. The second semifinal will feature No. 2 seed North Carolina taking on No. 3 seed Duke in the nightcap at 7:30 p.m. Both games will be broadcast live on ESPNU.

Game Notes

With today's 8-7 win, Maryland is now 10-1 all-time vs. Yale.

With four points on three goals and one assist, junior Mike Chanenchuk now has 25 multi-point and 18 multi-goal games for his career.

With two points on two assists, senior Kevin Cooper now has 19 multi-point and 10 multi-assist games for his career.

With four points on three goals and an assist, senior Owen Blye now has 30 multi-point and 17 multi-goal games in his career.

Blye's four points gives him 104 for his career and moved him past Steve La Vaute (103, 1966-68) for 40th place on Maryland's all-time points list.

With 24 saves, junior Nike Amato recorded his sixth game this season and 20th of his career with at least 10 saves.

Amato's 24 saves gives him 441 for his career. He needs just 20 mores saves to move past Brian Phipps (460, 2007-10) for fourth place on Maryland's all-time saves list.

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