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Men's Lacrosse to Host Brown In Opener on Saturday
The UMBC menís lacrosse team will open the 2007 season as they host
*** After ending the 2006 campaign ranked #11, the Retrievers were ranked #11 in the pre-season USILA poll. They are currently ranked #20 by Inside Lacrosse.
*** The University at
*** The Retrievers are set to take on seven teams which are receiving votes for the Inside Lacrosse top 20. This week, UMBCís opponents are ranked #1 (Johns Hopkins), #5 (
*** Four UMBC games will be televised this season and at least five will be on radio. The games vs. Johns Hopkins and
*** Senior attackman Drew Westervelt enters the season as the sixth most prolific scorer in the country. He has 136 points, which is also 13th on UMBCís all-time scoring list.
*** Head Coach Don Zimmerman enters the year 12th on the list of active coachesin winning percentage at a mark of 62.0%. He is 13th on the active list with 163 total victories.
*** UMBC finished the 2006 season ranked #7 in man-up offense (41.7%), ninth in offense (10.33 gpg) and 13th in defense (7.93 gapg).