Cambridge, Mass. – Junior attackman Scott Jones (Port Coquitlam, B.C./Terry Fox) and sophomore face-off specialist Phil Poe (Harwood, Md./DeMatha) were named to the America East Conference First Team in voting done by the league’s six head coaches.
UMBC (5-6, 3-1 America East) takes on host Binghamton (3-9, 0-4) in the regular season finale at the Bearcats Sports Complex on Saturday, April 28. The Retrievers are seeking a victory to post their first back-to-back wins of the season and clinch at least one home game in next week’s America East Conference Championships.
BALTIMORE- UMBC junior attackman Scott Jones (Port Coquitlam, B.C.) tied a career-high with five goals and led a furious comeback, but the host Retrievers fell to Stony Brook, 10-8, before 960 fans at UMBC Stadium.
A pair of teams with rich America East Conference histories will battle for at least a share of first place at the mid-point of the conference season when the UMBC Retrievers (2-0 America East, 4-5 overall) host the Stony Brook Seawolves (2-0, 3-7) on Sat., April 14 at UMBC Stadium. Both teams have made the postseason America East Tournament in each of their years in the conference.
The UMBC men’s lacrosse team will attend league games of the Charm City Youth Lacrosse League on Sat., April 14. The entire Retriever team and coaching staff will be on hand to support the participants at 9:00 a.m. at Carroll Park in Baltimore.
Burlington, Vt.- Junior midfielder Scott Hopmann (Annapolis,Md./St. Mary’s) led visiting UMBC with three goals and eight other Retrievers hit the nets as UMBC never trailed in an 11-8 America East Conference victory over Vermont.
The UMBC men’s lacrosse team will try to move to 2-0 in America East play when they travel toBurlington, Vt. to take on the Vermont Catamounts. UMBC (3-5, 1-0) opened league play with a 16-12 victory over defending league champion Hartford last Saturday, while Vermont (1-8, 0-1) fell at Stony Brook, 13-5. The opening face-off is set for 1:00 p.m. from Virtue Field.
BALTIMORE- Junior attackman Joe Lustgarten (Wading River,N.Y.) smashed a career highs with five goals and eight total points, leading host UMBC to a 16-12 victory over Hartford in the America East Conference opener for both squads.
BALTIMORE- UMBC junior goalkeeper Adam Cohen (Arnold, Md./Severn) came up with a career-high 15 saves, but the Retrievers could not shut down the fifth-ranked Loyola Greyhounds and dropped a 13-5 decision at soggy UMBC Stadium.
BALTIMORE- Second-ranked Johns Hopkins (6-0) held UMBC (2-3) scoreless for over 25 minutes in the middle stages of the game and defeated the Retrievers, 12-5, in the final game of the Konica Minolta Face-Off Classic at M&T Bank Stadium.
The UMBC (2-2) men’s lacrosse team hurdled the first obstacle in a challenging week as the Retrievers knocked off No. 4 Maryland, 8-7, at UMBC Stadium on Tuesday evening, March 6. Just four days later, UMBC has the assignment of taking on No. 2 Johns Hopkins (4-0) at M&T Bank Stadium at the Konica Minolta Face-Off Classic.
The UMBC (1-2) men’s lacrosse team has a challenging week in store with games vs. No. 4 Maryland and No. 2 Johns Hopkins. The Retrievers start the week by hosting the Terrapins on Tuesday evening, March 6, at UMBC Stadium.
Piscataway, N.J.- UMBC sophomore midfielder Zach Linkous (Jarrettsville, Md./St. Paul’s) scored a career-best five goals and junior goalkeeper Adam Cohen (Arnold, Md./The Severn School) stopped career-high 14 Rutgers shots as the Retrievers defeated the Scarlet Knights, 11-7, at the RU Stadium Complex.