Kevin M. Neibauer.
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Logan Wisnauskas made history in the #1 Maryland Terrapins (10-0, 3-0 B1G) defeat of the #4 Rutgers (10-2, 2-1 B1G).
Wisnauskas hit a breaking Eric Malever for the 12th Terps goal and the Maryland bench cleared to congratulate the new All Time Maryland points leader with 292.
Wisnauskas broke Jared Bernhardt’s record of 290.
To the Action…
Playing in front of their home crowd, Maryland stormed out to a five goal lead en route to a dramatic 17-9 victory.
Keegan Khan (4g,2a) converted a Jonathan Donville set up at 12:49.
Khan turned play marker assisting on a Eric Malever (2g,3a) tally twenty eight seconds later.
At 11:39,Owen Murphy (2g) took a turn hitting rope.
It was time for the man of the hour,Wisnauskas (3g,1a) to plant goals at 10:36 set up by Malever and again twenty four ticks later set up by Kyle Long.
The goals were the 28th and 29th for Wisnauskas.
Rutgers counter punched with Shane Knoblach (2g) and Mitch Bartolo (1g) changing the board to 5-2.
Donville (1g,4a) enjoying his best scoring day of the season, ended the quarter with a 6-2 Terps lead.
More of the Same
After Knobloch posted his (22nd), Maryland went on another run
Murphy with his 18th, Malever doing the work for Jack Brennan (1g,1a) as well as the 18th from Khan.
Khan got his hat-trick converting a sweet feed from Brennan.
Brennan Kamish (1g) put the run in pause mode.
With 5:28 remaining, Khan got a helper for Jack Koras (1g) to end the half with a lopsided 11-4 Maryland edge
The Offense Slowed Down
After a Nick Teresky (1g) marker to get it to a six goal difference, Maryland fired up the offense again
History was made at 8:00 when Wisnauskas etched his name in the Maryland record book when he assisted on 16th for Malever.
Khan, Kyle Long (1g,2a) and Wisnauskas converting a Donville feed, added to his record with his 30th to end the third with Maryland in control, 15-5.
Brian Cameron (2g,1a) notched his 22nd followed :58 with Ross Scott (1g) getting his 31st while shorthanded
Anthony DeMaio (1g) replied on a man up goal for Maryland.
Cameron nabbed his 23rd at 7:13.
With 2:08 remaining, Daniel Kelly (1g) added another man up for the 17th Terps tally.
The special teams party ended with Ronan Jacoby (1g,1a) putting home a Cameron set up for his 25th that would the scoring on the 17-9 game
• Shots favored Maryland, 45-36 as did Shots on Goal, 32-23.
• Turnovers had Rutgers with just 9 and Maryland with 12.
• Ground Balls were 32 for Maryland and 17 for Rutgers.
• Face-offs were 22-8 for the Terps with Luke Wireman snagging 6 ground balls and winning 21 of 28.
• Colin Kirst made 15 saves for Rutgers with Logan McNaney stopping 13 in 56:10.
Drew Morris went 3:50 with 1 save.
• Maryland received goals from 10 different players.
• Khan recorded his fourth straight hat-trick.
• This marked the 19th consecutive season that Maryland has put up at least 10 victories.
History Made in College Park.
Kevin has followed and promoted the game of lacrosse since May 19, 1974.
The same day the Philadelphia Flyers won the Cup, the Philadelphia Wings were introduced to Neibauer and Philadelphia.
Kevin has covered many sports, including baseball, football, basketball, and.. lacrosse. A former licensed football referee and baseball umpire, Kevin brings a unique insight to his game coverage.
A published writer in JustHockey Magazine, Kevin covered the American Hockey League as well as a monthly story on a pugilist where Kevin used the pen name, The Rink Rat. Neibauer turned his attentions to lacrosse for a few years and does his part, whether podcasting or writing to grow the game. Kevin branched out to his roots and currently provides insight for all Philadelphia teams for Edge of Philly as well as his full-time duties with LaxPhilly.