The Terps scored seven runs and danced all over the Spartans in the decisive victory.
The lucrative contract, worth $4 million annually, also includes two more years if the coach meets certain incentives.
Cross' Terps career in football and track prepared him for the 2022 NFL Draft.
The Northwestern defense focused on Aurora Cordingley, allowing Libby May to erupt for the Terps.
Following a 19-1 loss to Illinois, the Terps rattled off back-to-back wins against the Fighting Illini before defeating Navy.
The pitcher stepped into the circle on “Jackie Robinson Day” wearing 42, as she has throughout her career.
Following a season that ended with a Pinstripe Bowl victory, the Terps' coaching staff has stressed the importance of coaching with humanity.
Young averaged 19.6 points per game for Charlotte last season and will become the first DeMatha product to commit to the Terps in 20 years.
The Terps took four of five major individual awards, and had five players named to the All-Big Ten first team.