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2021 marks PressBox’s fifth annual Best Of edition celebrating the top people, performances and moments of the year.

Best College Athletes: Loren Teter

The Baltimore region had plenty of volleyball squads enjoy successful seasons in the spring and fall of 2021.

Liberos (defensive specialists) across the area played significant parts in that, from Towson’s Rachel Hess to Loyola’s Katie Forsythe to Coppin State’s Ashley Roman to UMBC’s Loren Teter.

The 5-foot-7 Teter, a graduate student from California, had 763 total digs between the spring and fall, helping lead the Retrievers to America East titles in each season. Teter earned America East Defensive Specialist of the Year honors in the fall.

Photo Credit: Courtesy of UMBC Athletics

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Issue 272 December 2021 / January 2022


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