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Men's Lacrosse Announces Fall Schedule; Alum Rob Cross Named Assistant Coach
The UMBC menís lacrosse team will face outside competition four times this fall, beginning with an exhibition on Wednesday, September 20 vs.
The reigning America East champions will return to the Price Modern "Lacrosse for Leukemia" Fall Invitational Tournament on Saturday, September 30th from 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. The event will take place at
The following Saturday, October 7, the Retrievers welcome
The Retrievers conclude the fall season with the annual alumni game on Saturday, October 21. The game takes place at UMBC Stadium at 10:00 a.m. and is also part of UMBCís 40th Birthday and Homecoming celebrations.
Coach Zimmerman has also announced that Rob Cross has been named assistant menís lacrosse coach.
Cross returns to his alma mater after spending one year as an assistant menís lacrosse coach at Mercyhurst (
The former attackman/midfielder earned three letters at UMBC from 2003-05. He competed in 34 games, starting 15 and recorded 15 goals and 17 total points. In his first collegiate start as a junior in 2004, Cross scored the game-winning goal in a 10-9 win over
Cross earned his B.A. degree in Sociology and was pursuing a M.S. degree in Special Education at Mercyhurst. While at UMBC, he worked very closely with the athletic departmentís mentoring program for local middle school students. He joins Kevin Warne and Rocco Vicchio on Coach Zimmermanís 2006-07 staff.