Dave Ungrady is a 1980 Maryland graduate. This is his second book on Terps athletics for Sports Publishing. His first, Tales from the Maryland Terrapins, was published in the fall of 2003 and was a bestseller for sports nonfiction books. Ungrady was a captain of the 1980 Terps track team and was also a member of the university's varsity soccer team. His first book, Unlucky: A Season of Struggle in Minor League Professional Soccer, was published in 1999.