The Terps will take on Wake Forest Saturday at 6 p.m.
“He’s probably, when it’s all said and done, going to be the best player to ever walk through here,” coach Rob Vaughn said.
Five Terps pitchers combined to shut out the Hawkeyes — the first shutout in a Big Ten tournament championship game since 1989.
The Terps will face Iowa on Sunday at 2 p.m. for the conference tournament crown.
The Terps advanced to their first Big Ten tournament semifinal in six years due to Lorusso's blast and strong pitching performances.
Rob Vaughn was named the conference’s coach of the year for the second straight season.
The Terps clinched the Big Ten regular season title in the last series of the regular season.
Matt Shaw hit his 23rd home run of the season as the Terps notched 18 hits.
The Terps are among the nation's best in hitting home runs, walking and avoiding strikeouts.
Elijah Lambros is third on the team in home runs after applying techniques he learned from Matt Swope, the Terps' hitting coach who discovered them in a lab in Switzerland.