Ball bolsters the Terps defense after four years at Rutgers.
The Terps had high expectations entering the 2023 season, but their talent never coalesced as they fell in the first weekend of NCAA tournament play.
The Terps will face James Madison on Sunday at 1 p.m.
Ahearn has helped the Terps notch the third-best draw percentage in the nation.
The tool quickly became a daily fixture for Abby Bosco, Maryland’s defensive line leader, and Emily Sterling, the team’s goalie.
The Terps will face Rutgers Thursday for a spot in the Big Ten tournament championship.
The Terps will need to beat Northwestern to earn a first-round bye in the Big Ten tournament.
The Terps won the draw control battle against the Buckeyes 19-10 on Saturday.
Shaylan Ahearn, Brianna Lamoureux, Hannah Leubecker, Libby May and Emily Sterling plan on playing for the Terps next season.
Libby May, Eloise Clevenger and Hannah Leubecker all scored hat tricks in the Terps' win over the Tigers.