General Releases Archive

February 12, 2016
Visit Annapolis Selected as Official Visitors Bureau for UMBC Retriever Athletics

February 1, 2016
#AEFoodFrenzy To Continue During Winter Months

December 18, 2015
UMBC SAAC Members Volunteer At The Children’s Home
UMBC SAAC members from tennis, soccer and swimming and diving teams got into the holiday spirit by volunteering at The Children’s Home in Catonsville, Md., on Tuesday, Dec. 15.

December 15, 2015
Dr. Kimberly Moffitt Named UMBC’s Faculty Athletics Representative
Dr. Kimberly Moffitt has been named UMBC’s Faculty Athletics Representative, Director of Athletics Tim Hall announced today.

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!

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, 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 26, 2013
After Record-Setting Fall, UMBC Athletics Stands In Second Place, One Point Behind UNH, in Commissioner's Cup

November 21, 2013
UMBC Athletics Announces 2014 Hall of Fame Class

October 14, 2013
Strong Numbers Highlight Sixth Annual Rob Magin 5k Dawg Chase on Homecoming Morning

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

September 11, 2013
UMBC Athletics Seeking Nominations for 2014 Hall of Fame Inductions

August 20, 2013
America East Reveals New Logo and Brand

August 14, 2013
America East Partners with NeuLion to Unveil Digital Network; UMBCRetrievers.TV Enters Seventh Season With Conference Partnership

June 18, 2013
UMBC Names Tim Hall As Next Athletic Director; New Retriever Leader Experienced AD from Univ. of Missouri-Kansas City

June 10, 2013
NACDA Names Dr. Charles Brown a 2012-13 Under Armour Athletics Director of the Year

June 5, 2013
UMBC Athletics Matches Best-Ever Finish With Third-Place Standing in America East Commissioner's Cup Race

June 4, 2013
UMBC Class of 2013 Student-Athletes Celebrated

May 30, 2013
UMBC Photo Store Updated Through 2012-13 Athletic Seasons

May 8, 2013
Retriever Student-Athletes and Director of Athletics Honored at Annual Varsity Awards Ceremony

April 29, 2013
Nominees for the 2013 UMBC Gritty Awards Announced; Voting Open Until May 3rd

April 23, 2013
The Doctor is In on College Athletics- "The Good, the Bad and the Ugly"

January 29, 2013
Dr. Charles Brown Announces Retirement as UMBC Director of Athletics

January 23, 2013
UMBC Summer Day Camp Kicks Off Registration Period at Mid-Day Madness!

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

December 3, 2012
UMBC Announces Under Armour As Official Outfitter Of Retriever Athletics

October 16, 2012
Record Number of Entrants Take Part in Fifth Annual Rob Magin 5K Dawg Chase during Homecoming

September 28, 2012
Three Athletic Facilities Receive Upgrades

August 22, 2012
The "Doctor Is In" and Gives Us a History Lesson About the Olympic Games

July 24, 2012
Photos From 2011-12 Year Added to the UMBC Photo Store

July 12, 2012
Bieberich Receives First Annual Haud Collumi Scholarship

June 21, 2012
150 Retrievers Named to Winter/Spring Honor Roll, Second Most in America East

June 14, 2012
UMBC Places Fourth in America East Commissioner's Cup Race; Posts Best-Mark Ever in Academic Cup

May 24, 2012
UMBC Athletics Celebrates the Class of 2012

May 10, 2012
Retriever Student-Athletes Honored at Varsity Awards Banquet

February 10, 2012
Retriever Lacrosse Radio and Streaming Returns For 2012 Seasons

January 24, 2012
UMBC Summer Day Camp Registration Now Open. Credit Cards Now Accepted.

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

August 30, 2011
UMBC Athletics Announces Partnership With V-1370 Radio, Jomar Productions For Televised Soccer Games

June 17, 2011
Dr. Charles Brown Promoted to Associate Vice President; Athletics to Become Part of Division of Student Affairs

June 8, 2011
UMBC Finishes Third in America East Commissioner’s Cup Race

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

May 23, 2011
Visit the PHOTO STORE for Spring Picture Updates, Graduation Gifts

May 10, 2011
Retriever Student-Athletes Honored at 2010-11 Varsity Awards Ceremony

April 25, 2011
Four UMBC Lacrosse Players Among Nominees for America East Fans’ Choice Player of the Year

April 21, 2011
UMBC Athletics Introduces the Gritty Awards

March 23, 2011
Three Winter Titles Propel UMBC Into Third Place in America East Commissioner’s Cup Standings

February 17, 2011
Four UMBC Basketball Players Among Nominees for America East Fans’ Choice Player of the Year

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

November 9, 2010
Men’s Soccer Standout Dan Louisignau Named UMBC Athlete of the Month for October

October 14, 2010
UMBC Athletics Mourns the Loss of Administrator/Hall of Famer Gary Rupert

October 7, 2010
Soccer Standout Levi Houapeu Named UMBC Athlete of the Month for September

September 30, 2010
New Soccer, Volleyball Photos Now Available in the PHOTO STORE!

August 27, 2010
UMBC Department of Athletics Dedicates Michael S. Knapp Varsity Weight Room

August 19, 2010
UMBC Certified as NCAA Announces Division I Certification Decisions

August 16, 2010 Returns for Fourth Season, Save $10 on All-Access Pass Until Sept. 1

July 20, 2010
Chen, Foreman and Adewumi Named 2010 Arthur Ashe, Jr. Sports Scholars

July 6, 2010
UMBC's Jessica Hammond Named Region I Director for National Association of Academic Advisors for Athletics

July 1, 2010
149 Student-Athletes Cited on America East Academic Honor Roll; Women’s Basketball and Women’s Tennis Teams Earn Highest GPAs in Conference

May 25, 2010
UMBC Athletics Celebrates Class of 2010

May 20, 2010
Athletics' PHOTO STORE Has Complete Inventory of 2009-10 Seasons. Buy Online Today!

May 12, 2010
UMBC Athletics Unveils New Logo as Retrievers Prep for 2010-11 Silver Anniversary in NCAA Division I

May 11, 2010
Retriever Student-Athletes Honored at 2009-10 Varsity Awards Ceremony

March 23, 2010
Matthew Basch Named Director of Down and Dirty Dawg Band, Replacing the Legendary Jari Villanueva

March 18, 2010
The Long Wait is Nearly Over: Eight to be Inducted into UMBC Athletic Hall of Fame on Saturday, April 3

March 15, 2010
The Long Wait is Nearly Over: Eight Selected to UMBC Athletic Hall of Fame Preparing for April 3 Induction

February 25, 2010
Cassidy, Gilliam Among Finalists for America East Fans’ Choice Player of the Year

February 19, 2010
Four UMBC Basketball Players Among Nominees for America East Fans’ Choice Player of the Year

February 17, 2010
Lacrosse Fans--Catch All the Action of 2010 Retriever Lacrosse on UMBCRetrievers.TV!

February 4, 2010
UMBC Athletics' Hall of Fame Dinner/Inductions Postponed; Rescheduled For April 3

December 18, 2009
UMBC Student-Athlete Mentors Read The Polar Express at Relay Elementary School

December 14, 2009
New Fall and Winter Sport Albums Available in PHOTO STORE

November 9, 2009
UMBCRetrievers.TV Announces "Hoop Dreams" Basketball Package With Discounted Rates

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

July 15, 2009
Renovations Underway to Michael S. Knapp Varsity Weight Training Center

July 6, 2009
The Doctor Is Back "In!" and He Knows "What it Takes to Be Successful in Sports"

June 25, 2009
UMBC Athletics Celebrates Class of 2009

May 20, 2009
Check Out THE PHOTO STORE For New Pictures of 2008-09 Seasons!

May 6, 2009
Follow UMBC Softball and Men's Lacrosse in the Postseason with the UMBC Dawg Blog

May 5, 2009
Retriever Student-Athletes Honored at Varsity Awards Ceremony

April 17, 2009
Follow Former Retrievers in the Pros with the UMBC Dawg Blog

April 16, 2009
Four UMBC Lacrosse Players Among Nominees for America East Fans’ Choice Player of the Year

March 3, 2009
UMBC Lacrosse to Play Games for a Cause Doubleheader Friday, March 6

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

December 12, 2008
Please Visit the UMBC Athletics' PHOTO STORE For the Perfect Holiday Gift!

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

October 6, 2008
Randy Monroe, Phil Stern to Appear at Sports Legends Museum on Tuesday, Oct. 7

September 29, 2008
Homecoming 2008!

September 23, 2008 Debuts Photo Store

September 2, 2008
UMBC Athletics to Offer Video Streaming for Five Intercollegiate Programs in '08-'09