General Releases Archive
November 2, 2015
UMBC to Discontinue Men’s and Women’s Tennis Programs
The UMBC Athletics Department recently submitted a proposal to the University Athletics Policy Committee to discontinue the University’s men’s and women’s Division I tennis programs. Following the process established by the University Policy on Adding or Terminating a Varsity Sport, the Committee recommended elimination of the programs to President Hrabowski, who has authorized this step, effective after the Spring 2016 semester.
October 16, 2015
UMBC Athletic Department Volunteers Time at the Franciscan Center
Members of the UMBC Athletic Department donated their time on Thursday, Oct. 15 by joining United Way of Central Maryland’s Day of Action.
August 17, 2015
Amenta Promoted to Director of Strength and Conditioning
UMBC Athletics has tabbed Brian Amenta as the department’s Director of Strength and Conditioning.
July 27, 2015
True North Sports Presents and Delivers Development Program to UMBC Coaching Staff
BALTIMORE – True North Sports founder Celia Slater and University of Florida head women’s soccer coach Becky Burleigh presented their unique and passionate professional and personal development programs to the Retriever coaching staff on Wednesday, July 22 on the UMBC campus.
July 24, 2015
UMBC Winter-Spring Athletes Excel in America East Honor Roll Rankings
Boston - A record number of UMBC winter-spring student athletes earned America East Conference Honor Roll status and Commissioner’s Honor Roll accolades in figures released by the league on July 23. 169 of the 273 Retriever athletes (61.9 percent) that competed in the winter and spring seasons earned a 3.00 grade-point average and 87 posted a 3.50 figure, both department records for the period
June 18, 2015
UMBC Athletics Posts Top Year GPA Since the Retrievers Joined the America East
UMBC Athletics posted their best year grade-point-average (GPA) since joining the America East in 2003-04, the department announced in conjunction with the conference’s Academic Cup announcement.
June 16, 2015
UMBC Highlights the Class of 2015 Student-Athletes’ Accomplishments
On Thursday, May 21, UMBC celebrated the school’s 64th Commencement at the Royal Farms Arena where over 1,800 undergraduates received their diplomas.
June 2, 2015
UMBC Places Third in America East Commissioner’s Cup Race; Dignan, Wilson Earn Helping Hands Team Honors
For the fifth time in the last seven years, the UMBC Retrievers placed third in the America East Conference Stuart P. Haskell, Jr. Commissioner’s Cup race. The league’s major awards were announced on Tuesday evening at the conference’s annual awards dinner on Mount Washington.
May 6, 2015
UMBC Student-Athletes Honored at 2015 Gritty Awards
UMBC Athletics honored its student-athletes at the 2014-15 Grittys, held at the UMBC University Center Ballroom on May 4, 2015.
February 25, 2015
Sports Marketing Pioneer Marc Williams Engages UMBC Student-Athletes
On Monday, Feb. 23, UMBC Athletics welcomed an honored guest speaker to campus and many Retriever student-athletes came away with more than just words of wisdom. For the approximately 300 student-athletes that listened to Marc Williams talk about his success and his failures, there was a sense of kinship that many students felt with the orator.
December 22, 2014
UMBC Athletics Hall of Fame Welcomes Six New Inductees
Six former UMBC student-athletes will be inducted into the UMBC Athletics Hall of Fame on Saturday, Jan. 31, 2015. A dinner and subsequent ceremony will take place at the Westin BWI Airport Hotel, beginning at 6:00 p.m.
December 16, 2014
UMBCRetrievers.TV to Provide Live Video Stream of UMBC Commencement Ceremonies
UMBCRetrievers.TV will provide a live video stream of the winter commencement ceremonies
October 28, 2014
Tim Hall Serves as Featured Panelist at 2014 NACWAA Convention
UMBC Director of Athletics Tim Hall was a featured panelist of NCAA Division I athletic directors at the 2014 NACWAA Convention in Louisville, Ky., during Columbus Day weekend.
October 9, 2014
Retriever Rally Set For Friday at the RAC
UMBC’s second annual “Retriever Rally” will be the first event to celebrate the upcoming men’s and women’s basketball seasons. The festivities will take place Friday, October 10 inside the RAC arena. Admission will be free to the event, with doors opening up at 9 p.m. All of the action will be streamed live on UMBCRetrievers.tv!
September 30, 2014
UMBC Athletics Introduces New All-Sports Pass
UMBC Athletics introduced the new All-Sports Pass package to fans on Monday, which includes 75 vouchers that can be used to gain general admission to any of the 75 ticketed regular season home events throughout the 2014-15 school year.
September 15, 2014
UMBC Student-Athletes Impressed With Presentation on Perils of Hazing
On Thursday, Sept. 12, Janet Judge, president of Sports Law Associates LLC, addressed several hundred UMBC student-athletes on the perils of hazing at the University Center Ballroom.
July 24, 2014
UMBC Stadium Receives New Turf Surface
BALTIMORE – UMBC Athletics is currently installing a new turf surface at UMBC Stadium, with the project scheduled for completion in early August.
July 11, 2014
Retrievers Land 164 Student-Athletes on America East Spring Honor Roll
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – Nearly 60-percent of UMBC’s 280 student-athletes who competed on winter or spring America East-sponsored sports squads earned America East Honor Roll distinction after achieving grade-point averages (GPA) of 3.00 or higher during the spring term, the conference office announced on Wednesday, July 10.
July 1, 2014
UMBC Welcomes Kala Andrews as Associate Athletics Director for Compliance
BALTIMORE – The UMBC department of Athletics, Physical Education and Recreation is pleased to announce the appointment of Kala Andrews as Associate Athletics Director for Compliance, effective July 1, 2014.
June 27, 2014
Six UMBC Graduates Among Inaugural America East Presidential Scholar-Athletes
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – Six UMBC student-athletes were among the 48 America East student-athletes named to the conference’s inaugural Presidential Scholar-Athlete class for their outstanding academic achievements throughout their collegiate careers. Approved by the America East Board of Presidents last June and implemented for 2013-14 academic year, the Presidential Scholar-Athlete award recognizes graduating student-athletes who compiled a cumulative grade-point-average (GPA) of 3.75 or higher as an undergraduate student.
June 24, 2014
Cathrall Named UMBC’s New Director of Strength and Conditioning
BALTIMORE – UMBC has named Casey Cathrall as the new Director of Strength and Conditioning for its 19-sport intercollegiate athletic program, effective Tuesday, June 10.
June 19, 2014
UMBC Highlights the Class of 2014 Student-Athletes' Accomplishments
On Thursday, May 22, UMBC celebrated the school’s 62nd Commencement at the Baltimore Arena where over 1,700 undergraduates received their diplomas. Among those honored for their years of hard work and dedication to both the university, and its community, were 58 Retriever student-athletes.
June 18, 2014
UMBC Athletics Posts Top Year GPA since Joining America East Conference
BALTIMORE – UMBC Athletics has posted its best year grade-point-average (GPA) since joining the America East Conference for the 2003-04 academic year, the department announced on Wednesday afternoon in conjunction with the conference’s Academic Cup announcement.
June 9, 2014
UMBC Director of Athletics Tim Hall Elected Chairman of NCAA Committee on Women’s Athletics
ORLANDO, Fla. – UMBC Director of Athletics Tim Hall has been elected as the chairman of the NCAA Committee on Women’s Athletics for the fall of 2014, the committee announced last month at their meetings in Orlando, Fla.
June 3, 2014
UMBC Places Third in America East Commissioner’s Cup Race
BRETTON WOODS, N.H. – For the fourth time in the last six years, the UMBC Retrievers placed third in the America East Conference Stuart P. Haskell, Jr. Commissioner’s Cup race.
May 29, 2014
Kathy Zerrlaut Announces Retirement After 41 Years at UMBC
UMBC has been around for 48 years, first opening its classrooms in the fall of 1966. Kathy Zerrlaut has been on the campus for 41 of those fall openings. But the person that has coached more athletic contests in the school’s history and has presided over the direction of the program as an administrator for much of her tenure has announced her retirement at the end of June 2014.
May 6, 2014
UMBC Honors Student-Athletes at Annual Varsity Awards Ceremony
BALTIMORE – UMBC student-athletes, faculty, staff and guests gathered to celebrate the 2013-14 athletic seasons at the Varsity Awards Ceremony on Monday, May 5 at the RAC Arena.
February 12, 2014
Sign Up to Receive UMBC Athletics Mobile Alerts
Retriever fans can now sign up to receive alerts from all of their favorite sports at UMBC.
January 20, 2014
UMBC Athletics Partners With Presto Sports for New UMBCRetrievers.Com
UMBC Athletics has partnered with Presto Sports to redesign and relaunch its website, www.umbcretrievers.com. The new design was unveiled on Monday, Jan. 20, 2013. The desktop site will be accompanied by a mobile site, UMBC Front Row, with applications available through ITunes in the Apple Store and via Android’s Google Play.
November 21, 2013
UMBC Athletics Announces 2014 Hall of Fame Class
October 11, 2013
Retriever Rally to Introduce UMBC Men’s and Women’s Basketball Teams
September 17, 2013
First Retriever Roundup Show Now Available on UMBCRetrievers.com
September 11, 2013
UMBC Athletics Seeking Nominations for 2014 Hall of Fame Inductions
August 20, 2013
America East Reveals New Logo and Brand
June 4, 2013
UMBC Class of 2013 Student-Athletes Celebrated
January 29, 2013
Dr. Charles Brown Announces Retirement as UMBC Director of Athletics
December 18, 2012
UMBC Photo Store Updated with All Fall Sports, Several Winter Teams
December 7, 2012
Tom Mandato Named Assistant Director of Athletics for Operations
September 28, 2012
Three Athletic Facilities Receive Upgrades
July 24, 2012
Photos From 2011-12 Year Added to the UMBC Photo Store
July 12, 2012
Bieberich Receives First Annual Haud Collumi Scholarship
May 24, 2012
UMBC Athletics Celebrates the Class of 2012
February 10, 2012
Retriever Lacrosse Radio and Streaming Returns For 2012 Seasons
November 29, 2011
Nine to Be Inducted Into UMBC Athletic Hall of Fame on Saturday, Feb. 4
November 23, 2011
Retrievers Giving Back at Time of Giving Thanks
September 21, 2011
Athletic Hall of Fame Committee Seeks Nominations for the Class of 2012
June 3, 2011
RAC to Re-Open at 7:30 A.M. on Monday, June 6
May 25, 2011
UMBC Athletics Celebrates Class of 2011
April 21, 2011
UMBC Athletics Introduces the Gritty Awards
December 15, 2010
Plenty of New PHOTO STORE Albums in Time for the Holidays Now Available!
December 3, 2010
UMBC Student-Athletes Donate Shoes to Soles4Souls Charity
September 30, 2010
New Soccer, Volleyball Photos Now Available in the PHOTO STORE!
May 25, 2010
UMBC Athletics Celebrates Class of 2010
December 14, 2009
New Fall and Winter Sport Albums Available in PHOTO STORE
October 27, 2009
America East to Hold Basketball Tip-Off Event Wednesday
October 20, 2009
New PHOTO STORE Pictures Now Posted for Fall Sports
October 15, 2009
Midnight Madness Invades the RAC Friday Evening
October 7, 2009
Celebrate Homecoming 2009 Oct. 15-18!
September 23, 2009
Nominations for 2010 UMBC Athletic Hall of Fame Due October 1
September 15, 2009
UMBC Athletics Unveils New Digital Media Guides, Additions to Website
August 27, 2009
Follow UMBC Athletics on Facebook and Twitter
August 21, 2009
UMBC Ranked No. 1 For Up-and-Coming National Universities
June 25, 2009
UMBC Athletics Celebrates Class of 2009
April 17, 2009
Follow Former Retrievers in the Pros with the UMBC Dawg Blog
February 22, 2009
UMBC Dawg Blog: Men Win Sixth Straight America East Championship!
February 18, 2009
Video Streaming Available for All UMBC Home Lacrosse Games
November 3, 2008
Call Me Gritty!
October 24, 2008
Help Name Our New Chesapeake Bay Retriever Mascot!
October 13, 2008
"Midnight Madness" Returns to RAC Arena This Friday Evening
September 29, 2008
September 23, 2008
UMBCRetrievers.com Debuts Photo Store