"It just meant so much to me personally," he added. "I came to Maryland because of the program, and I have so many memories. It's just a tragic loss."
"I don't know if Coach Kehoe could even comprehend something like this," said Frank Costello, an All-America high jumper at Maryland in the 1950s and currently an assistant coach. "Our track and field program goes back to 1903, but I guess that and cross country were easy to cut because the university is getting rid of three sports at one time."