Big Ten Women's Lacrosse NCAA Quarterfinal Release

May 20, 2016

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• Top-seeded Maryland and Penn State will compete in the NCAA quarterfinals this weekend. The Nit-tany Lions will host seventh-seeded Penn on Saturday, while the Terrapins will entertain Massachusetts on Sunday.

• The Terrapins received a bye in the opening round of the NCAA Tournament before defeating Johns Hopkins in the second round. The Terrapins are 20-0 on the season.

• Maryland, which earned the outright Big Ten Championship and Big Ten Tournament title, is making its 32nd appearance in the NCAA Tournament and 27th straight trip.

• Maryland's Taylor Cummings and Alice Mercer were named two of five finalists for the 2016 Tewaar-aton Award. Cummings is the reigning two-time Tewaaraton winner.

• Penn State upended Winthrop in the opening round of the NCAA Tournament, and defeated host and second-seeded Florida in the second round.

• The Nittany Lions earned an at-large bid to the NCAA Tournament. Penn State is making its 22nd trip to the championship and its fifth straight appearance.