2015 Baseball Headlines

March 27, 2015
UMBC Baseball Continues Home Stand; Hosts Defending America East Champion Binghamton This Weekend
The UMBC baseball team will conclude their four game home stand with an America East matchup against Binghamton on Saturday and Sunday. UMBC is 7-9, 1-2 AE after winning three of their last four.

March 25, 2015
UMBC Picks Up Big 2-0 Win Against Navy on Wednesday
UMBC picked up a big 2-0 shutout victory against Navy on Wednesday. The win moves the Retrievers to 7-9 on the year.

March 24, 2015
UMBC Comes From Behind to Take 4-3 Victory Over Mount St. Mary's
UMBC had to scratch and claw, but found themselves on the right side of a 4-3 win against Mount St. Mary’s on Tuesday. UMBC improves to 6-9 on the year.

March 23, 2015
Casali, Zinda Earn America East Player and Rookie of the Week Honors
Sophomore Andrew Casali (New Canaan, Conn./New Canaan) and freshman Brady Zinda (Woodbridge, Va./Hylton) earned America East Player and Rookie of the Week respectively, as announce by the conference on Monday.

March 23, 2015
UMBC Takes on Mount St. Mary’s, Navy in Mid-Week Action on Tuesday and Wednesday
UMBC baseball will look to extend their winning ways, with a pair of mid-week games against Mount St. Mary’s and Navy this week. The Retrievers will travel to Emmitsburg on Tuesday before returning home to face the Midshipmen on Wednesday.

March 21, 2015
UMBC Drops Opener; Wins Nightcap in Double-Header With Citadel
UMBC split the double dip with the Bulldogs on Saturday. UMBC fell 5-3 in the opener, and won 8-5 in comeback fashion in the nightcap. UMBC is now 5-9 on the year.

March 20, 2015
Retrievers Fall, 13-6, to The Citadel on Friday
The UMBC baseball saw their two game win streak come to an end at the hands of the Citadel on Friday, 13-6. The Retrievers got down early and never recovered as they fall to 4-8 on the year.

March 19, 2015
UMBC Baseball Looks to Continue Their Winning Ways at The Citadel
UMBC baseball will take their two game win streak to South Carolina for a three game set against the Citadel. UMBC sits at 4-7 on the year.

March 18, 2015
UMBC Blanks Towson, 12-0, Behind Strong Showing From Barnes
The Retrievers shut out the Tigers, 12-0, on Wednesday to move to 4-7 on the year. The bats came alive for the second straight day as UMBC put up 14 hits on Wednesday.

March 17, 2015
UMBC Puts Up 19 Hits En Route to a 12-2 Win Against NJIT
UMBC got a solid performance from hurler Matt Chanin in a 12-2 win against NJIT. The Retrievers move to 3-7 on the year.

March 17, 2015
Vanderplas Garners America East Pitcher of the Week Honors
UMBC redshirt junior Joe Vanderplas (Fairfax, Va./Fairfax/Tennessee) earned America East Pitcher of the Week honors, as announced by the conference office on Tuesday. Joe pitched a complete game win against Hartford on Sunday to give UMBC their first conference win of the year.

March 16, 2015
Retrievers Rally, But Fall 6-4 to Hartford in Rubber Game of Series
The Retrievers took an lead in the seventh inning, but Hartford responded with five runs in the bottom half of the inning to win 6-4 in the rubber match. UMBC falls to 2-7, 1-2 AE on the year.

March 15, 2015
Retrievers Split Double-Header with Hartford on Saturday
UMBC took the first game of the double dip with Hawks, thanks to a masterful performance by Joe Vanderplas. The Retrievers would drop the second game to move to 2-6, 1-1 AE on the year.

March 13, 2015
Baseball Opens America East Play in Hartford This Weekend; Followed by NJIT and Towson Mid-Week
UMBC baseball will kick off their 12th America East campaign against the Hawks on Sunday and Monday. Originally scheduled for Saturday and Sunday, the three game set was pushed back a day to get the field ready for play due to the recent weather. UMBC sits at 1-5 on the year, having dropped the past four games.

March 10, 2015
Wozniak Earns America East Pitcher of the Week Honors
UMBC junior Conrad Wozniak (Cypress, Texas/Cypress/Frank Phillip College) earned America East Pitcher of the Week honors, as announced by the conference office on Tuesday.

March 9, 2015
UMBC Baseball Versus Richmond Cancelled
For the second time this season against the Spiders, UMBC has cancelled their match up, set for tomorrow, due to field conditions.

March 8, 2015
UMBC Falls, 1-0 in Closely Contested Game Against Toledo to End Coastal Carolina Invitational
UMBC baseball suffered its fourth straight setback at the hands of Toledo on Sunday afternoon. The Retrievers and Rockets each managed five hits, but it was Toledo who scored the lone run of the day.

March 7, 2015
Spartans Defeat the Retrievers, 5-0, on Saturday
The UMBC baseball team fell 5-0 to Michigan State on Saturday. The Retrievers only mustered three hits on the day, as the Spartans took control with a four run second inning. The loss drops UMBC to 1-4 on the year.

March 6, 2015
UMBC Falls 8-1 to Michigan to Open Coastal Carolina Invitational
UMBC baseball jumped ahead against the Wolverines, but Michigan answered with eight straight runs to win 8-1. The Retrievers were led by Nick Naumann (Essex, Md./John Carroll/Chestnut Hill) who went 2-3 on the day with two singles.

March 5, 2015
UMBC Returns to the Diamond at Coastal Carolina Invitational
UMBC baseball will get back on the field at the Coastal Carolina Invitational this weekend in Myrtle Beach, S.C. The Retrievers will play three games against Michigan, Michigan State, and Toledo.

March 4, 2015
Baseball Versus James Madison Cancelled
UMBC versus James Madison, originally scheduled for Wednesday, March 4 has been cancelled due to weather.

March 3, 2015
UMBC Baseball Versus Coppin State Postponed
UMBC versus Coppin State, originally scheduled for Wednesday, March 4 has been postponed due to field conditions and weather.

March 3, 2015
Dolshun Earns America East Player of the Week Honors
UMBC sophomore Hunter Dolshun (Warwick, N.Y./Warwick Valley) was named America East Player of the Week, as announced by the conference office Tuesday. Dolshun helped the Retrievers go 1-2 this past weekend in South Carolina.

March 2, 2015
Baseball Versus Georgetown on Tuesday Postponed
UMBC versus Georgetown, originally scheduled for Tuesday, March 3 has been postponed due to field conditions and weather.

March 1, 2015
Saturday's Game Vs. Richmond Cancelled
UMBC baseball versus Richmond, originally scheduled for 1:00 p.m. has been cancelled due to field conditions and weather in the Goose Creek area.

February 28, 2015
Retrievers Rally, But Fall 7-5 to Lafayette on Saturday
UMBC fell 7-5 against Lafayette on Saturday. The Retrievers fell behind 7-2 early, but could not complete the comeback as they fall to 1-2 on the year.

February 27, 2015
UMBC Splits Opening Doubleheader; Loses 3-2 to Richmond, Downs Lafayette 4-1
UMBC baseball opened the 2015 campaign by splitting their opening doubleheader with Richmond (L, 2-3) and Lafayette (W, 4-1). Dierks got the win in the nightcap, pitching 2.2 innings of relief.

February 26, 2015
Baseball Opens Season Against Lafayette, Richmond in South Carolina
UMBC baseball will finally get the season rolling after having their previous series with North Carolina A&T and Towson getting cancelled. The Retrievers will enter 2015 looking to improve on their 17-29, 7-17 AE. UMBC will be looking to make the America East playoffs for the first time since 2008.

February 24, 2015
UMBC Versus Lafayette Series Moved to Thomasville, N.C.
The UMBC series versus Lafayette, originally slated to be held in Baltimore, has been moved to Thomasville, N.C. due to the recent weather in the area.

February 23, 2015
UMBC Baseball Versus Towson Postponed
UMBC baseball versus Towson on Wednesday, February 25 has been postponed due to the winter weather in the area. No make-up date has been announced.

February 19, 2015
Baseball Opening Weekend at North Carolina A&T Cancelled
UMBC baseball's opening weekend against the Aggies has been cancelled due to weather. The Retreivers are set to play a mid-week game against Towson on Wednesday, Feb. 25. The meeting with the Tigers will begin at 2:30 p.m. from Schuerholz Park.

February 11, 2015
UMBC Baseball Set For Big Things in 2015
UMBC baseball will open the 2015 season at North Carolina A&T for a three game set Feb. 20-22. This year, coach Bob Mumma says his team will compete for the top spot in a very deep America East. Last year’s champions, Binghamton University, will look to repeat but will have tough competition in Stony Brook and Hartford.

February 4, 2015
Help Choose the Jersey Combo for UMBC Baseball's Home Opener
UMBC baseball needs your help in choosing what uniform combination to wear at their home opener on February 28.

February 3, 2015
UMBC Baseball Picked to Finish Sixth in Preseason Poll
The UMBC baseball team has been selected to finish in sixth place, according the coaches of the America East in the 2015 America East Preseason Poll. The poll was announced by the conference office on Tuesday afternoon.

December 23, 2014
Coach Mumma Signs Five to National Letters of Intent
Head Coach Bob Mumma has signed five players to National Letters of Intent for the 2016 season.

October 23, 2014
UMBC Baseball Releases 2015 Slate
UMBC baseball head coach Bob Mumma released the 2015 slate on Friday. The schedule features 25 home contests, as well as three games at the Coastal Carolina Tournament against a pair of Big Ten schools.

July 31, 2014
UMBC Baseball Welcomes 12 Newcomers for 2015 Season
BALTIMORE – The UMBC baseball program has added 12 newcomers for the upcoming 2015 season, Retriever head coach Bob Mumma announced on Thursday afternoon. The Retrievers, who start fall practice in September, will welcome six pitchers, two catchers, two infielders, and two outfielders to the program.

July 15, 2014
Dolshun and Mikush Selected as Summer League All-Stars
BALTIMORE – UMBC rising sophomore Hunter Dolshun and rising junior Denis Mikush have been selected as All-Stars in their respective summer baseball leagues. Dolshun has spent the 2014 summer in the Hamptons Collegiate Baseball League (HCL) with the Riverhead Tomcats while Mikush has been pitching for the Vienna River Dogs in the Cal Ripken Collegiate Baseball League (CRCBL).

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