Tommy Lingner, Freshman, Men's Lacrosse

Tommy Lingner, Freshman, Men's Lacrosse

Retriever goalkeeper Tommy Lingner  was named to the USILA Team of the Week and was tabbed America East Conference Defensive Player of the Week after a brilliant debut on Saturday, February 10. 

Lingner entered Saturday’s game versus Richmond at the 9:10 mark of the first quarter and the Retrievers trailing, 4-1. He proceeded to save 13 of 15 shots put on goal by the 20th-ranked Spiders in the final 50:50 of action and earned the victory in a 9-6 decision.

Lingner made six fourth quarter saves, including two key stops in the closing moments to keep the UMBC lead at 8-6 before defender Jason Brewster iced the contest with a goal from just behind the center line with 65 seconds remaining.