Cathy Reese

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Reese has had unprecedented success, leading the Terps to 4 National Championships, 10 Final Fours and 19 Conference Championships in 12 years as head coach.

In total as a student-athlete, assistant coach and head coach for the Terrapins, Reese has earned 11 NCAA Championships.

Reese led Maryland to their 10th straight final four in the 2018 season, posting a 20-2 record. The Terps won their fourth consecutive Big Ten regular season tournament title and third consecutive Big Ten tournament title. Going undefeated in College Park for the fifth straight season, Reese and the Terps defeated 15 top-25 opponents. Six Terps earned IWLCA All-American honors, the most for the program since 2014, while Reese was named the Big Ten Coach of the Year for the third straight season.

The Terps competed perfection in 2017 as the team went 23-0 and won the program’s 14th national title. Maryland won both the Big Ten regular season and tournament titles. Five Terps were honored as All-Americans while Maryland featured the IWLCA National Midfielder, Defender and Goalie of the Year in Zoe Stukenberg, Nadine Hadnagy and Megan Taylor. Zoe Stukenberg went on to win the Tewaaraton Award, Maryland’s sixth-straight honoree.

Maryland had a near-perfect season in 2016 as the Terps posted a 22-1 record with the only blemish coming in the national championship game. Maryland won the Big Ten regular season and tournament titles. Five Terps earned All-American honors while six players were named All-Big Ten. Taylor Cummings finished her playing career as the most decorated player in lacrosse, three-peating as the Tewaaraton and Honda Award winner and as the IWLCA National Midfielder of the Year. Alice Mercer garnered IWLCA National Defender of the Year honors.

The Terps garned their second-straight NCAA Championship in 2015 under Reese. Maryland posted a 21-1 overall record and earned the first-ever Big Ten Regular Season Championship with a 5-0 conference record. Reese was named the IWLCA National Coach of the Year for the third time while Taylor Cummings and Megan Douty repeated as the IWLCA National Midfielder and Defender of the Year, respectively. Five Terps were named IWLCA All-Americans while eight players earned All-Big Ten honors. Cummings repeated as the Tewaaraton Award and Honda Award winner while posting her best season to date under Reese.

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