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Men's Lacrosse Faces Tough America East Road Test at Vermont on Saturday Afternoon
The UMBC men’s lacrosse team will try to move to 2-0 in America East play when they travel to
SCOUTING THE RETRIEVERS
UMBC was unable to win back-to-back games for the first time in 2012 when they let an 11-8 fourth quarter lead slip away, and fell at No. 19 Towson, 12-11 on April 3.
Junior attackman Joe Lustgarten smashed career highs with five goals and eight total points, in the win over
vs. the Hawks. He followed up with a career-best four assists at
UMBC was listed as “Receiving Votes” in the Nike/Inside Lacrosse Media Poll as of April 2, 2012.
The 16 goals scored by UMBC is a season high and the most since opening the 2011 campaign with 16 goals at Presbyterian. The 28 goals scored by the two squads are the most in a UMBC contest since a 15-13 loss at
Junior attackman Scott Jones scored four goals vs.
Entering the week, junior goalkeeper Adam Cohen led America East and was sixth in the nation with 12.29 saves per game.
UMBC is 15-6 in America East road contests in eight previous league seasons. The Retrievers have not opened at 2-0 in league play since 2009.
SCOUTING THE CATAMOUNTS
For Philie it marked the 12th time in his career that he has scored three or more goals in a game, which rank as the 10th most in the nation among non-seniors. He, who leads
The Catamounts have only scored 13 goals in the first quarter in nine games to date. They have also struggled on face-offs, winning only 36.1 percent.
UMBC has won all eight previous meetings with
UMBC returns home to face Stony Brook at UMBC Stadium on Sat., April 14. The opening face-off is set for 7:05 p.m.