Joe Vellano overcame an injury-filled start to his career at Maryland to earn second-team All-ACC honors in 2010 and first-team accolades in 2011. The Terrapins kick off their season Saturday. (Hans Pennink/Special to The Washington Times)

Joe Vellano overcame an injury-filled start to his career at Maryland to earn second-team All-ACC honors in 2010 and first-team accolades in 2011. The Terrapins kick off their season Saturday. (Hans Pennink/Special to The Washington Times)