The Terps’ loss comes on the heels of victories against top-ranked teams from Johns Hopkins and Lehigh earlier this season. On Sunday, UMd. defeated No. 3 seed Duke in a win that propelled the unranked Terps to the national championship.
Loyola has had its fair share of challenges leading to Monday’s game at Gilette Stadium in Foxborough, Mass., according to the Associated Press. The Greyhounds began its season unranked, and worked its way to first the No. 1 seed and then the national championship.
The closely-played game was the first time a team scored so few goals in a national championship—the Terps' three goals is only seconded by 2010's 6-5 championship game between Duke and Notre Dame, writes the Washington Post.
This is the first NCAA division 1 championship for Loyola University, .