“Our defense just stuck together one stop at a time — we came together in the second half.”
Attackmen Daniel Maltz and Jared Bernhardt led the way with nine combined goals.
The Terps scored their most goals in a game since 2013.
The Terps were also picked to finish No. 2 in the conference, behind Penn State.
The Terps were eliminated in overtime by Virginia in the NCAA tournament last season.
“Whether it hurts you or helps you,” Tillman said, “it’s really about getting the play right.”
A controversial Cavaliers' goal tied the game late.
“They get up and down, they’re athletic, they’re skilled, they’re very talented [and] they’re tough off the ground.”
Coach John Tillman went with Janeck on faceoffs in the fourth quarter to provide a spark.
Dubick scored the game winner and Dolan recorded 15 saves.