The Terps play the Blue Jays in the Big Ten tournament semifinal.
“It was a really strong 60 minutes of lacrosse and that’s something we’ve been focusing on.”
Maryland’s defense now ranks No. 20.
Cummings is the first player to win the award three times.
The Terps’ leading goal-scorer managed two goals while receiving extra attention from the Wildcats defense.
The defender transferred from Syracuse for her senior season.
“It’s so special,” midfielder Taylor Cummings said. “I’ve had the best four years here. We have a really special group.”
The junior attacker has a team-high 14 assists this season.
The Gators have beaten six ranked teams this season.
Three defenders made their first career starts in the season opener.