Malever tore his ACL, MCL and broke his tibia in a September practice.
The Terps avenged last year’s NCAA championship defeat with the victory over the Cavaliers.
The faceoff specialist has notched a record-breaking season at the X, but his ability to do more makes him essential for the Terps.
The Terps very dominant throughout, but rode an 18-goal opening half for the win.
The Terps had their worst shooting performance of the season in their last game against No. 7 Notre Dame.
After scoring four goals against the Tigers, Logan Wisnauskas is in second place for most career points in Maryland lacrosse history.
The Terps used an early surge to oust the Orange on the road to move to 3-0.
The Terps racked up 21 points in their first game of the season, with nine different players recording a goal.
The Terps had three players score four-plus goals in their first game of the season.
The Terps fell to Virginia in the 2021 national championship but return plenty of star players for another run.