Ten Retrievers to Represent UMBC in Summer Ball LeaguesBALTIMORE – Ten Retriever baseball players will represent UMBC this summer in summer ball leagues. Three athletes will compete in the Cal Ripken Collegiate Baseball League (CRL), with two others playing locally in the Maryland Collegiate Baseball League (MCBL). The other five are split among clubs in the Coastal Plans League (CPL), Hamptons Collegiate Baseball League (HCL), and Valley Baseball League (VBL).
Baseball Finishes 2014 Season with Trip to Conference Rival MaineBALTIMORE – After closing out the home schedule with an 8-5 win over Georgetown on Tuesday evening, the UMBC baseball team travels to America East rival Maine to close out the 2014 regular season. The Retrievers and Black Bears are set to play a doubleheader beginning at 4:00 p.m. on Friday at Mahaney Diamond, before closing the regular season with a single game on Saturday.
UMBC Falls on Senior Day to Stony Brook, 10-3BALTIMORE – Following a 55-minute rain delay in the bottom of the second, the UMBC baseball team could not capitalize on a first and second, no out situation and Stony Brook responded with six runs in the top of the third en route to a 10-3 win over the Retrievers, Saturday afternoon on UMBC Senior Day at Alumni Field.
Stony Brook Sweeps UMBC in Friday DoubleheaderBALTIMORE – Senior captain Rob McCabe went 2-for-3 in both games, but it was not enough, as the UMBC baseball team was swept in a doubleheader by Stony Brook, Friday at Alumni Field in America East play.
UMBC Opens Final Home Stand with Three-Game America East Series vs. Stony BrookBALTIMORE – Coming off of back-to-back mid-week road wins, the UMBC baseball team returns to Alumni Field to open its final home stand of the season, beginning Friday against America East rival Stony Brook. The Retrievers and Seawolves will play a doubleheader at 3:00 p.m. to start the series, and then meet for a single on Saturday, starting at 12:00 p.m.
Chrzanowski Pitches UMBC Past Georgetown for 4-3 Road WinBETHESDA, Md. – Senior right-hander Stephen Chrzanowski pitched a career-best eight innings, striking out a UMBC season-best 11 hitters, and freshman Conor Hax broke a 3-3 tie in the seventh with an RBI ground out as UMBC defeated Georgetown, 4-3, Wednesday night at Shirley Povich Field.
Long Ball Sparks Wild Rally as UMBC Defeats Towson, 13-8TOWSON, Md. – Junior Jake Barnes and freshman Hunter Dolshun each went deep and junior Jonny Dierks pitched 1.2 innings of scoreless relief as the UMBC baseball team rallied past Towson for a wild 13-8 victory, Tuesday afternoon at Schuerholz Park.
Retrievers Finish Road Swing with Mid-Week Games at Towson and GeorgetownBALTIMORE – The UMBC baseball teams finishes up its five-game road swing this week, as well as away non-conference games for the 2014 campaign, as the team travels around the beltway to take on Towson on Tuesday afternoon, and then heads south to face Georgetown on Wednesday evening at Shirley Povich Field. Game time on Tuesday against the Tigers is set for 3:30 p.m. while the Retrievers and Hoyas will meet at 7:00 p.m.
Hartford Edges UMBC Late in Series FinaleWEST HARTFORD, Conn. – UMBC starter Joe Vanderplas tossed six solid innings and struck out a career-high six batters, but received a no-decision, as Hartford scored on a double steal in the bottom of the seventh to break a 3-3 tie and claim the series finale, 4-3, over the UMBC baseball team, Sunday afternoon at Fiondella Field.
Key America East Weekend Series Ahead as UMBC Visits HartfordBALTIMORE – Looking to fight its way back into the four-team America East playoff picture, the UMBC baseball team returns to action with a key three-game series at second-place Hartford this weekend. The Retrievers and Hawks are scheduled to play a doubleheader at Fiondella Field on Saturday beginning at 12:00 p.m., and then will finish up the series with a single game on Sunday.
Home Stand Ends Thursday Afternoon vs. TowsonBALTIMORE – The UMBC baseball team wraps up its five-game home stand on Thursday afternoon when the Retrievers host beltway rival Towson at Alumni Field at 3:30 p.m. The game was moved from Tuesday evening and Wednesday's scheduled game at UMES was cancelled.
UMBC Can’t Hold Off UMass Lowell, Drops Series Finale 12-8BALTIMORE – The UMBC baseball team jumped out to an early 6-0 lead behind a two-RBI double by junior Vince Corbi in the bottom of the second, but the Retrievers could not hold off UMass Lowell who rallied from behind to sweep the series with a 12-8 victory, Sunday afternoon in America East action at Alumni Field.
Retrievers Continue Home Stand by Welcoming UMass Lowell to Alumni Field for Weekend SeriesBALTIMORE – Riding a seven-game win streak, the UMBC baseball team continues its home stand this weekend by welcoming league newcomer UMass Lowell to Alumni Field for a three-game series. The Retrievers and River Hawks will kick-off the weekend with a doubleheader on Saturday beginning at noon, and then finish the set with a single game on Sunday, also set for a noon start.
Balanced Attack Leads UMBC past Coppin State for 6-5 WinBALTIMORE – The UMBC offense banged out nine hits and drew seven walks, including two bases-loaded walks in the sixth inning to break a 4-4 tie, and the Retrievers held off Coppin State for a 6-5 win in non-conference play, Wednesday evening at Alumni Field.
Barnes Powers UMBC to 8-2 Road Win at George WashingtonARLINGTON, Va. – UMBC junior Jake Barnes went 4-for-4 at the plate, connecting two doubles and his first home run of the season and the Retriever baseball team defeated the Colonials on the road, 8-2, Tuesday afternoon at Barcroft Park.
Mid-Week Games at George Washington, Home to Coppin State Ahead for UMBC BaseballBALTIMORE – After playing just one game in the last week, a 3-0 win at Coppin State on April 23, the UMBC baseball team returns to action this week with two mid-week contests. First, the Retrievers travel to Arlington, Va. to take on George Washington on Tuesday at 1:00 p.m., before returning to Alumni Filed for the return game against CSU on Wednesday evening.
Vlasic Dominates, K’s Nine as UMBC Blanks Coppin State, 3-0HANOVER, Md. – UMBC junior right-hander Shane Vlasic surrendered just four hits over six innings while striking out a career-high nine batters as the Retriever baseball team shut out Coppin State, 3-0, Wednesday evening in non-conference action at Joe Cannon Stadium.
Seventh-Inning Rally Completes UMBC Doubleheader Sweep of AlbanyALBANY, N.Y. – The UMBC baseball team rallied for five runs in the top of the seventh inning to turn a 5-4 deficit into a 9-5 lead to comeback and defeat Albany in game two, and complete a doubleheader sweep of the Great Danes, Saturday in America East play at Varsity Field.
UMBC Takes on Albany in Key America East Weekend Series in New YorkBALTIMORE – Coming off of a season-high offensive output in Wednesday’s 17-5 win over Delaware State at Alumni Field, the UMBC baseball team travels to New York for the second straight weekend, this time to the state capital, to face Albany for a three-game America East series. The Retrievers and Great Danes will play a doubleheader on Saturday beginning at 12:00 p.m. and then finish the series with a single game on Sunday.
UMBC Baseball Cruises Past Delaware State for 17-5 Mid-Week WinBALTIMORE – The first three batters in the Retriever order combined to go 7-for-13, score six runs, and drive in six more as the UMBC baseball team pounded out 13 hits and drew 12 walks en route to a 17-5 victory over Delaware State, Wednesday evening in non-conference action at Alumni Field.
Retrievers Battle, But Drop Both Games of Doubleheader at BinghamtonVESTAL, N.Y. – The UMBC baseball team battled back from three down to tie the first game in the eighth, and then rallied to cut into a six-run deficit in game two, but ultimately dropped both games of the doubleheader at Binghamton, Sunday afternoon in America East play at the Bearcat Sports Complex.
Retriever Baseball Returns to America East Play with Weekend Series at BinghamtonBALTIMORE – After six straight non-conference games, including a three-game series last weekend at East Carolina, the UMBC baseball team returns to America East play with a three-game set at Binghamton this weekend in Vestal, N.Y. The Retrievers and Bearcats will play a single game on Saturday at Varsity Field beginning at 1:00 p.m. and follow it with a doubleheader on Sunday, scheduled to begin at 12:00 p.m.
Vlasic Shuts Down UMES as Retrievers Stop Skid with 5-2 WinBALTIMORE – Junior right-hander Shane Vlasic shut down UMES over the course of six innings and the Retriever baseball team capitalized on four Hawk errors to earn a 5-2 victory, Wednesday evening in non-conference action at Alumni Field.