Maryland owns the nation's second-longest winning streak (8), while the Mids boast the third longest (7).
Navy has won 14 consecutive season openers, including nine in a row at home.
The Mids scored the first seven goals of the second half to jump out to a 12-3 lead.
The Midshipmen scored four of the final five goals of the game to improve to 3-1 in Patriot League play.
The Mids overcame a three-goal run by the Crusaders to score their first road win over a ranked team since 2012.
2016 Navy-Loyola MLax
2016 Navy-Delaware MLax
2016 Navy-Johns Hopkins MLax
2015 Navy vs. Army MLax
2015 Navy vs. Lehigh MLax
More on Coyle: A 2013 graduate of St. Mary’s High School in Annapolis, Md., Coyle spent the 2013-14 academic year at the Naval Academy Prep School ... a two-sport athlete who earned letters in football (3) and lacrosse (3) ... earned all-country lacrosse honors his senior year and was named First-Team All-MIAA and team MVP in football ... served as captain of both the football and lacrosse teams his senior year ... named the 2013 St. Mary’s Athlete of the Year ... member of the St. Mary’s lacrosse team that put together a flawless 13-0 season ... also considered Villanova, Maryland and Air Force ... father played football at Shepherd College ... uncle, Joshua Skule, graduated from the Naval Academy in 1991 ... son of Mike and Kathy Coyle ... majoring in Political Science.