The University of Maryland field hockey team, coached by Missy Meharg and Tjerk Van Herwaarden, guided the Terrapins to the 2010 NCAA National Championship. The top ranked Terps beat #2 North Carolina 3-2 in double overtime. This win claimed the program’s seventh national title and sixth under head coach Missy Meharg. Maryland has won four of the last six titles (2005, 2006, 2008, and 2010).
With the win, Maryland now owns more national titles than any other school, besides Old Dominion, who has nine. Maryland or North Carolina have won the last six NCAA titles and have met six times in the championship game. Sunday was the first time a championship game went to overtime since 1994.
The University of Maryland Field Hockey team, coached by Missy Meharg and Tjerk Van Herwaarden, are ranked #1 in the final Kookaburra / NFHCA Division I Poll. The Terps (19-1) have also earned the #1 seed in the 2010 NCAA Division I Field Hockey Championship. This marks Maryland’s 23rd appearance in the NCAA Tournament, where they have an all-time record of 43-16, including six NCAA championships.
Tjerk Van Herwaarden, University of Maryland Technical Director / Associate Head Coach of the Field Hockey program, has recently released a new DVD titled Goal Scoring Skills & Drills for Field Hockey. This field hockey DVD will help improve the power, accuracy, and quickness of your shot while enabling you to spot and correct common errors. Tjerk Van Herwaarden also produced four additional DVDs in 2009 titled:
Missy Meharg, Tjerk Van Herwaarden, and Marybeth Freeman guided the University of Maryland field hockey team to a runner-up finish in the NCAA national tournament. The Terps fell 3-2 against a strong North Carolina team who scored with less than a minute to play.
Maryland finished with a 23-1 record, the most wins in program history! Over the course of the season, the Terps broke five school records along with an ACC and a NCAA tournament record, and tied another NCAA Tournament record.
The top-seeded Maryland field hockey team, coached by Missy Meharg, Tjerk Van Herwaarden, and Marybeth Freeman, advanced to its second consecutive NCAA national championship game with a victory over #4 Princeton. The 2008 NCAA champions are 23-0 and are looking for their seventh national title when they meet North Carolina on Sunday.