Baltimore- The UMBC men's lacrosse America East contest vs. Albany on Sat., April 21 will be televised live by Live Well Network, WMAR-TV's (ABC2) digital channel. UMBC will also honor its three seniors competing in their final regular season home game before the contest. The pre-game show and senior ceremony will take place at 1:00 p.m., and the opening face-off is slated for 1:10 p.m.
The network can be accessed over the air at channel 2.2, on Comcast on channel 204, and on Verizon on channel 463. The game will be produced by Jomar Productions and Steve Stofberg will be performing play-by-play duties.
The Retrievers and Great Danes have forged an outstanding north-south rivalry in America East. The two teams have met in three league championship games, with UMBC prevailing twice (2006, 2008) and Albany taking the 2007 title match-up. The Retrievers have won five of the last six games, including a 13-9 decision in New York in 2011. UMBC leads the all-time series, 9-4.
This will be UMBC Athletics' sixth televised game on LWN in the 2011-12 academic year. The fledgling network previously aired three men's soccer games and a women's and men's doubleheader.