Men's Lacrosse Opens Campaign Saturday at No. 6 Maryland; Game Time Now 2pm
|G: 3 Players (#6, #9, #44 - 1)||G: Matt Rambo - 3|
|A: 3 Players (#6, #9, #44 - 1)||A: Mike Chanenchuk - 3|
|Sv: Connor Gordon - 15||Sv: Niko Amato - 8|
|GB: Phil Poe - 5||GB: 2 Players (#7, #28 - 6)|
|Face Offs Won||9||12|
The UMBC men's lacrosse team is set to open its 2014 campaign at in-state rival No. 6 Maryland (1-0) on Saturday, Feb. 15, at Byrd Stadium. The opening draw has been moved to 2:00 p.m.and streaming is available on Terps' TV.
UMBC returns seven starters from last season's 7-8 squad, which reached the America East title contest. Senior attackman Matt Gregoire (28g ,2013) and sophomores Pat Young (32-7-39) and Nate Lewnes (14-10-24) are expected to lead the Retriever offense. SR face-off specialist Phil Poe is a two-time America East First Team honoree, while the Retrievers will have a new goalkeeper between the pipes in the 2014 debut.
Maryland opened the campaign with a 16-3 victory over Mount St. Mary's on Feb. 8.
The Retrievers open their seven-game home schedule by welcoming Monmouth in the Hawks' NCAA Division I debut on Saturday, Feb. 22 (1:00 p.m.).