The sophomore made a career-high 16 saves against Penn State.
Three players — Daniel Maltz, Jared Bernhardt and Logan Wisnauskas — netted hat tricks Friday evening.
The last time both sides faced each other, the Nittany Lions claimed a 13-10 victory — their first win over the Terps since 1924.
Eric Malever, Daniel Kelly and Jack Koras all notched a point in their Maryland debuts.
Benson was named interim offensive coordinator just weeks before the season started.
It's the first time the Terps have hit 20 goals in a conference game since 1983.
Fueled by a strong returning class and some experienced newcomers, the Terps are poised to compete at the top of the Big Ten.
Attackman Jared Bernhardt leads the way for the Terps, earning a second-team nod.
Whipsnakes LC have won back-to-back Premier League Lacrosse titles, led by many former Terps.
Trader Jr. is a five-star lacrosse recruit and a three-star football recruit.