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Men's Lacrosse Sets School Record With Ninth Straight Win; Retrievers Edge Host Vermont, 8-6
UMBC improves to 10-3 overall and 5-0 in the America East Conference, while Vermont’s playoff hopes ended and the Catamounts fell to 5-11, 1-4. The Retrievers posted their third consecutive 10-plus win season, also a new school record.
Senior midfielder Terry Kimener and junior attackman Ryan Smith led the Retrievers with two goals and an assist each. Freshman attackman Dom Scalzo added a pair of goals for UMBC.
The Retrievers led, 6-5 at intermission, but
The Catamounts jumped out to a 3-1advantage in the first quarter before Kimener scored with 1:21 to play in the stanza to bring the visitors to within a goal. After
The top-seeded Retrievers will face fourth-seeded
Notes: UMBC was also a perfect 5-0 in America East play in 2006 and would go on to win their lone tournament title at UMBC Stadium… Kimener has a 22-game scoring streak and has multiple points in 11 consecutive games… UMBC is 23-4 all-time in America East Conference play, including 9-3 on the road.