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No. 22 Terps Extend Win Streak to 11 in Home Opener

No. 22 Terps Extend Win Streak to 11 in Home Opener

COLLEGE PARK, MD – No. 22 Maryland beat North Dakota, 9-4, in their first home game of the season. The red hot Terps have now won 11 games in a row, dating back to the Baylor Tournament on Feb. 26. The team is 20-4 on the season. 

Kyra Pittman had a solid start in the circle, tossing a complete game. 

Amelia Lech’s two-run homer spearheaded an offensive rally in the third. The Terps finished the game with an impressive 16 total hits. 

Breaking Down The Action

  • North Dakota scored two in the first inning off of a fielder’s choice and a double. 
  • Maryland answered in the second stanza with a run. Sammi Woods drove in Michaela Jones from second with an RBI double off the wall. 
  • A two-run bomber from Lech put the Terps in the lead in the third. Lech’s park-leaving shot knocked in Kiley Goff. Maryland tacked on four more runs in the inning, bringing the score to 7-2.
  • The Terps added two more runs in the eighth with RBI doubles by Lech and Campbell Kline to score Goff and pinch runner Kamryn Davis, respectively. 
  • North Dakota added two runs in the sixth with an RBI double and a fielder’s choice. 

Numbers To Know

  • 54: Swiped bags by Goff and Jaeda McFarland bring the Terps to 54 stolen bases on the season.

Up Next

  • The Terps play Texas Tech at 7 p.m. this evening, which will air on Big Ten Plus.

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