Gavin Webb

Gavin Webb

On Webb: One of four captains for the 2005 season … was the fourth defenseman as a junior, but will have to step-up his level of play as a senior, according to Dave Cottle … has the most experience down low of any Terrapin player … big defenseman who moves well … will have to step-up his level of play as the Terps graduated their entire starting defensive unit … has good stick skills.

As a senior (2005): One groundball and one caused turnover in 13-6 season opening win over No. 5 Georgetown (2/26) … three goundballs in 9-5 win at No. 9 Towson (3/12) … one groundball in 14-10 win at No. 18 Bucknell (3/15) … one groundball in 16-10 win over UMBC (3/19) … one groundball in 9-4 win over No. 19 North Carolina (3/26) … three groundballs in 10-2 loss at No. 3 Virginia (4/2) … one groundball in 9-8 loss at No. 8 Navy (4/8) … one groundball in 9-8 overtime win over No. 8 Georgetown (5/22) in the NCAA Quarterfinals … was the recipient of the team’s Man-Down Award.

As a junior (2004): A key contributor on defense as the fourth close defender and as a man-down specialist … played in all 16 games with two starts … had 29 groundballs, 8 caused turnovers in most career playing time … played valuable minutes in 14-5 win at No. 6 Georgetown (2/28) in season opener … grabbed career-high four groundballs and causing two turnovers vs. the Hoyas … three groundballs and one caused turnover in 17-12 win at No. 6 Duke (3/6) … two groundballs in 8-6 win over No. 18 Towson (3/13) in home opener … logged his most time playing close defense, playing second half in 9-4 win at No. 13 UMBC (3/20) … first-career start in 19-4 rout of Butler (3/23) … helped defense to first-half shutout, also grabbed two groundballs vs. Bulldogs … two groundballs and caused two turnovers in 10-9 win at No. 4 North Carolina (3/27) … helped defense hold No. 10 Virginia (4/3) to two goals in 11-2 victory … also had 2 groundballs vs. Cavaliers … started on close defense, contributing two groundballs, in 14-10 loss at No. 1 Johns Hopkins (4/17) … two groundballs in 12-11 win in ACC Final vs. No. 14 Virginia (4/25) … forced two turnovers and had two groundballs vs. No. 14 Army (5/15) in NCAA First Round.

As a sophomore (2003): Played in seven games in his second season … saw late action in NCAA Semifinals vs. Virginia (5/24) … played last minutes in last two games vs. Georgetown (4/28) and at Notre Dame (5/3) … played valuable time vs. Butler (3/25), grabbed a groundball … saw late minutes vs. Duke (3/2), Bucknell (3/11) and at Stony Brook (3/15).

As a freshman (2002): Played in five games in his first collegiate season … made his debut in the season opener vs. Hobart (2/23) … also played vs. Mount St. Mary’s (2/26), Bucknell (3/12), Delaware (3/16) and at UMBC (5/4).

Before Maryland: Lettered in lacrosse four years at Upper Arlington High School in Columbus, Ohio … played for Ted Wolford, earning All-America honors as a senior … All-Midwest honors three times … named Ohio Defenseman of the Year as a senior … three-time All-Ohio selection … area athlete of the year … a team captain in both lacrosse and football as a senior.

Personal: Son of Robin and Paul Webb … brother of Courtney, who attended Miami of Ohio … was a high school teammate of recent graduate All-American Terp Brett Harper … majoring in geography.

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