After losing to Johns Hopkins on April 13 and falling four spots to No. 8 in terms of RPI,
The Terps were rewarded for their narrow victory over the Bulldogs (8-4), who are ranked No. 11 in RPI. Maryland added that top 20 win to previous triumphs over opponents ranked in the top 10 in RPI (No. 7 Duke and No. 9
Speaking of Loyola, the reigning nation champion gained a little ground by routing Hobart, 19-11, last Saturday and moving from No. 10 to No. 9. Although the Greyhounds (10-3) have just one top 20 RPI victory (No. 12 Ohio State), they could add a little shine to their tournament resume by defeating Johns Hopkins this Saturday.
The Blue Jays (8-4) remained at No. 16 after thumping Navy, 15-4, last Sunday. Johns Hopkins has the win against the Terps, but could use a triumph over Loyola.
Denver (10-3) remained atop the RPI list for the third consecutive week, and
Penn State (10-3), Duke (11-4), Bucknell (11-3), Loyola and
UMBC (5-7) leapfrogged six spots from No. 46 to No. 40 despite a 16-10 loss to
Mount St. Mary’s (5-9) upended