Walters breaks UMD career goals record in 12-4 win over UPenn

Walters breaks UMD career goals record in 12-4 win over UPenn

Walters breaks UMD career goals record in 12-4 win over UPenn

Walters breaks UMD career goals record in 12-4 win over UPenn

MMaryland controlled the tempo of the game throughout as UPenn was unable to matchup physically with the Terps on either end of the field. The Quakers had to get their goals from great individual efforts, as Maryland’s D was hesitant to help, instead relying on solid individual defense. Maryland’s offense was patient and efficient, looking much more comfortable against the more passive UPenn defense than they did last weekend against the pressure-crazy ‘Hoos.

The game started with a textbook Dave Cottle possession – good ball control and disciplined shot selection, leading eventually to a goal by Healy nearly three minutes into the game. UPenn answered on their next possession with a nice inside roll by Craig Andrzejewski, who snuck a tough low angle shot past Harry Alford. Healy notched the final tally of the first quarter on a low hard ripper for his second of the day.

Maryland outscored UPenn 5-0 in the second quarter to put the game out of reach. Michael Phipps handed out two assists in the first five minutes of the quarter: the first to Bill McGlone for a time and room blast, the second to Walters on man-up. Xander Ritz had his hand in the final three goals of the half. The first came when he ran uncontested to the front of the cage for an easy goal from X when two Penn defenders got tied up in a pick. He scored shortly after when Walters found him with a sick no-look feed. Ritz returned the favor by feeding Walters minutes later to give the Terps a 7-1 advantage at the half.

Penn played much better in the third quarter, outscored UMD 3-2, but it was too little too late to get back into the game. Alex Salihi found P.J. Gilbert on an EMO chance for Penn’s second goal of the day. Walters answered minute later with his 149th career goal on an unassisted effort. Two nice iso moves led to Penn’s next two goals, when both James Riordan and Drew Collins beat their matchups and Alford. With 1:02 remaining in the third, McGlone found Walters who ripped a shot in using his defenseman as a screen for the historic 150th career goal.

The Terps controlled the ball and the clock well in the 4th, outscoring the Quakers 3-0. Longpole Ryan Clarke found Max Ritz on a diagonal look in a traditional fastbreak to make the score 10-4. Freshman Dan Groot fired a tough feed into Drew Evans, who finished a nice low-high quickstick to give the Terps eleven. Healy scored on an outside blast shortly after a Quaker penalty was released to give the Terps their final goal and secure a 12-4 victory.

Both these teams, along with the rest of the country now get to wait and see how the seeding breaks down on Sunday as the lax world gears up for May Madness.

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booo
    by (#49589) on 5/06/06 @11:58PM
umd sucks if this guy get tawarton or how ever you spell it i will give the sport up walter is over rated and has been shut down totally by UVA TWICE this year MVP goes to Matt Ward or Kip Turner
 
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team usa
    by (#120435) on 5/07/06 @12:49AM
If Walters is over rated then why is he the only college player on team usa
 
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Overrated
    by (#127925) on 5/09/06 @10:00PM
walters is over-rated...but he's the most recognizable name right now in lax and thats why hes on the USA...there really isnt anyone else who stands out...besides kip turner and matt schwartzman...i mean u can say yeah theres paul rabil joe yevoli from cuse and a few others but still walters is over-rated
 
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    by (#12161) on 5/07/06 @9:31AM
Your logic baffles me. That's like saying Stephen Alexander is overated because despite breaking the NFL season TD record, his team lost to the Steelers. I'm a UVA fan and all, but could you be any more biased in your comment? Saying UMD sucks and that Walter's is overated is an impressive display of ignorance. I kind of hope that Walters wins the Tewaarton so you do give up the sport, one less idiot in the game.
 
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    by (#127925) on 5/09/06 @10:07PM
who did the seahawks play with a great defense???but his logic isnt all that baffiling, yes he is good, but he is overrated, if you cant be a factor in the acc championship game then u shouldnt be acc player of the year...the only reason hes been acc player of the year is that there are only 4 teams in the whole damn thing...and most of the acc teams dont have great attackman they have great middies...not saying that they dont have great attackman but duke and UVA are known for their middies and goalies not their great attackman
 
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No Way he's overrated
    by (#134174) on 5/07/06 @11:12AM
Oh yea, Joe Walters is real overrated. He's only been the ACC player of the year twice, a Tewaaraton finalist and semifinalist, first team All American(Soph year), Second Team All American (JR year), Honorable Mention All American (FR year), Pre-Season First Team All America this year, ACC Rookie of the year, just broke the career goals record and is on the verge of career points record at Marylan (one of the most historied programs in the nation), and last but certainly not least he's the only current college player to make the US National team. Oh yea and your team really sucks when you lose to the #1 ranked team in the nation. pvikeep, your retarded!
 
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Continued
    by (#134174) on 5/07/06 @11:20AM
Old Joe has also been up for the Lt. Raymond Enners Memorial Award (National Player of the year) and Jack Turnbull Memorial Award (Nations top Attackman)
 
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Walters
    by (#45083) on 5/08/06 @5:06PM
He may be an excellent player, and he is Maryland's all time scoring leader (which is surprising), but how an "outstanding" player can be totally be taken out of a game as if he weren't even there is beyond me. A player that is supposed to be as good as he is has to be able to effect a game. If he can't dodge inside, he's got to be able to dump the ball off and feed; if he can't feed, he's got to be able to get open. He can't be shut out routinely. If he doesn't effect the game, he's doing something wrong or not doing something right.
 
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    by (#134174) on 5/10/06 @10:15PM
Yea sure Walters has been stopped by Virginia, but that's to be expected when much of the defense if not all of it, is designed around stopping him. Walters is the key for Maryland's offense and when the defense is designed to stop him the rest of the offense will stop as well. He can't help the entire deffensive scheme designed around him. And for when you said Walters can't feed, see if you can find the clip of him making a 15 yard no look feed on the run perfectly against Penn.
 
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over rated
    by (#127925) on 5/09/06 @10:03PM
walters is over rated...the only reason why he's been all this and that is because of his name...so yeah he has some numbers, but honestly the quality of defensemen in the nation havent been so well lately or they all play for UMD...but i like walters hes a lefty and hes crafty but i still think hes a lil over rated
 
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what?
    by (#134596) on 5/10/06 @6:22PM
how can you still say that he is overrated after all hes accomplished? ya, and watch film, joe can feed just fine, every one has their days and off days. joe is perfectly rated and we'll see how he plays with the big doggs in the mll and the national team.
 
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walters is not over rated
    by (#102584) on 5/11/06 @4:37PM
how can you say that joe is all tis and that because of his name? how did he build up his name in the first place, by being great! virgina just designs their defense around stopping joe walters so of course hes gonna have a few bad games. how overrated can he be if he made team usa over guys like matt ward?
 
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