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Terrapins lose WR Jeshaun Jones for the season with torn ACL

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Terrapins lose WR Jeshaun Jones for the season with torn ACL

COLLEGE PARK, Md. -- Maryland sophomore receiver Jeshaun Jones will miss the season after suffering a knee injury during the first practice of training camp.

Jones, who was hoping to build on a solid freshman season, tore his left ACL on Monday. He will redshirt this season.

Jones played in all 12 games for the Terrapins last year. He had 22 catches for 288 yards and ran 18 times for 173 yards.

His five touchdown catches were most by a Maryland freshman since Stefon Diggs in 2012.

Last season he garnered national headlines when he completed a football 'hat trick' by catching, throwing, and rushing for a touchdown against the Texas Longhorns.

NBC Sports Washington's Tyler Byrum contributed to this report.

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Previewing Maryland football's 2019 schedule

Previewing Maryland football's 2019 schedule

The on-field results of Maryland football's 2018 season were overshadowed by a ton of off-field issues.

On the field, though, it was, in many ways, similar to the 2017 season. The Terps opened with an inspiring win against No. 23 Texas at FedEx Field, faltered against a Group of 5 opponent, handled lesser opponents, struggled against better ones and lost their starting quarterback to injury. After the Texas game, the most exciting moment of Maryland's season was actually an overtime loss at home to then-No. 10 Ohio State.

In the Big Ten East, there will never be a shortage of high-quality opponents to play. Luckily for the Terps, the out-of-conference slate of games looks a bit easier this year than each of the last two. Howard replaces Towson and Syracuse replaces Texas as Maryland's Power 5 opponent. The Terps do travel to Temple this year after the Owls dominated in College Park, but will face a different head coach in Rod Carey.

Maryland's crossover matchups with the Big Ten West include trips to Purdue and Minnesota, while Nebraska comes to College Park in late November. The Terps avoid the hardest part of their shedule until the last month of the season, when meetings with Michigan, Ohio State, Nebraska and Michigan State loom.

Here's Maryland football's 2019 schedule in its entirety:

Week 1, August 31, noon: Howard Bison

Week 2, September 7, noon: Syracuse Orange

Week 3, September 14, noon: at Temple Owls

Week 4, BYE

Week 5, September 27 (FRI), 8:00 p.m.: Penn State

Week 6, October 5, TBD: at Rutgers Scarlet Knights

Week 7, October 12, noon: Purdue Boilermakers

Week 8, October 19, TBD: Indiana Hoosiers

Week 9, October 26, TBD: at Minnesota Golden Gophers

Week 10, November 2, noon: Michigan Wolverines

Week 11, November 9, TBD: at Ohio State Buckeyes

Week 12, BYE

Week 13, November 23, TBD: Nebraska Cornhuskers

Week 14, November 30, TBD: at Michigan State

DMV athletes bring home the top award in both men's and women's lacrosse

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DMV athletes bring home the top award in both men's and women's lacrosse

WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Loyola of Maryland's high-scoring attackman Pat Spencer and Maryland goalie Megan Taylor have won the Tewaaraton Award, given annually to the top male and top female player in college lacrosse.

Spencer, a four-time All-American and the first player in Patriot League history to earn the conference's offensive player of the year honors all four years, had career highs offensively last season with 49 goals and 65 assists for 114 points in 17 games. He finished his career with an NCAA record 231 assists and 149 goals in 68 games for 380 points, second all-time to former Albany star Lyle Thompson (400).

A senior co-captain in 2019, Taylor, the first goalie to win the award, led the Terps to the national championship. She had a .551 save percentage (217 saves, 177 goals allowed), the best mark of any power five goalie in the country. She was named the NCAA Tournament's most outstanding player after posting 24 saves, 10 in the national championship win over Boston College. She finished her career with an 84-4 record.

The trophies were awarded Thursday night in a ceremony at the Smithsonian's National Museum of the American Indian.