The Terps started the season ranked No. 14 in the nation and were picked to win the Big Ten, but were left out of the NCAA tournament entirely. There were three clear reasons to their sharp decline.
The Terps now need the results of Ohio State to fall their way for a chance to get into the Big Ten tournament.
Maryland sits in last in the Big Ten despite a determined effort against Michigan State that earned the team a 2-2 draw.
A year ago, the Terps and Nittany Lions met in a match defined by high-octane offense ending in a 3-3 finish.
Despite Maryland’s climactic push for a goal towards the end, the Terps were unable to take the win.
Following a disappointing loss in its first road game of the season against Virginia (3-1), Maryland men’s soccer (1-2-1) will host Georgetown (2-1-1) back on its home turf. The Terps have a lot to improve upon after yet another disappointing result against the Cavaliers. The team lost not only its ranking, but all votes it had been receiving to stay in the AP poll. The team’s offensive struggles continued against…