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Men's Lacrosse Earns At-Large Bid to NCAA Tournament; Retrievers to Face Seventh-Seeded Maryland
For the second consecutive year, the UMBC menís lacrosse team will compete in the NCAA Menís Lacrosse Tournament. The Retrievers received an at-large bid and will play the seventh-seeded Maryland Terrapins in
This will be UMBCís fourth appearance in the field since 1998. The Retrievers earned at-large bids in both 1998 and 1999 and earned an automatic qualifier by winning the America East Conference in 2006. All four appearances by UMBC have come under the direction of Head Coach Don Zimmerman. It will be the 11th time in Coach Zimmermanís 21 years as a Division I coach that he has taken a team to the tournament.
The Retrievers are 10-5 and had their six-game winning streak snapped in Saturdayís 15-14 loss to
The Retrievers lost, 11-8 to seventh-seeded Princeton in
Tickets for the Maryland-UMBC game can be purchased through the Maryland Ticket Office at 1-800-462-TERP (1-800-462-8377). Tickets prices are $10.00 for adults and $5.00 for students.
The winner of the Maryland/UMBC game will meet the winner of the Virginia/Delaware first round game in the quarterfinals on Sunday, May 20, at Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium in