2012-13 Men's Lacrosse News

June 7, 2013
Men's Lacrosse Set to Return Home After Overwhelming Experience in Japan
After a short respite, the UMBC men’s lacrosse team completed the competition phase of their trip to Japan on June 4 and 5, by taking on three Japanese universities.

June 3, 2013
Men's Lacrosse Enjoys Culture, Competition in Japan
The UMBC men’s lacrosse team is midway through its journey in Japan, and in addition to the reports of the team enjoying a fascinating cultural experience, the squad has demonstrated some outstanding lacrosse in victories over the U-22 Japanese national team and the Japan National Squad.

May 31, 2013
UMBC Men's Lacrosse Journeys to Japan For Third Time in Nine Years
For the third time in the past nine years, the UMBC men’s lacrosse program has travelled to Japan and will compete, participate in clinics and enjoy the wonders of the nation.

May 29, 2013
Retriever Lacrosse Notes: Murphy Earns USILA Scholar All-America Honors; Poe Headlines UMBC's NCAA Statistical Leaders
BALTIMORE- UMBC senior defender Ethan Murphy (West Seneca, N.Y./West Seneca East) was named to the 2013 United States Intercollegiate Lacrosse Scholar All-America Team, becoming the third Retriever to earn the honor.

May 23, 2013
Ethan Murphy Selected to Play in USILA/LAXWORLD North-South Division I/II Contest
Perry, N.Y.- UMBC senior defender Ethan Murphy (West Seneca, N.Y./West Seneca East) has been selected to compete in the USILA/LAXWORLD North-South Division I/II game, it was announced by the United States Intercollegiate Lacrosse Association on May 22.

May 21, 2013
Don Zimmerman's Book, Men's Lacrosse, Released by Human Kinetics
Human Kinetics is proud to announce the release of Men’s Lacrosse, a book co-authored by UMBC head men’s lacrosse coach Don Zimmerman and Peter England.

May 4, 2013
Men's Lacrosse Falls to Albany in America East Title Game
Stony Brook, N.Y.—Top-seeded Albany used a 9-1 run in the second and third quarters to defeat UMBC, 19-10, in the America East Conference men’s lacrosse championship game.

May 3, 2013
Men's Lacrosse to Meet Top-Seeded Albany in America East Title Game at Stony Brook on Saturday Morning
UMBC will play for its first America East Conference title in men’s lacrosse since 2009 when they face top-seeded Albany on Saturday, May 4 at Stony Brook’s LaValle Stadium.

May 2, 2013
Men's Lacrosse Rallies From Four Down Late; Defeats Hartford, 15-13, to Advance to America East Title Game
Stony Brook, N.Y.- Senior Joe Lustgarten (Wading River, N.Y./Shoreham-Wading River) capped a furious UMBC rally with the game-winning score with 55 seconds remaining and added an insurance marker 21 seconds later as No. 3 UMBC defeated No. 2 Hartford, 15-13, in the America East Conference semifinals at Stony Brook’s LaValle Stadium.

May 1, 2013
Pat Young Named America East Men's Lacrosse Rookie of the Year; Six Retrievers Honored
Stony Brook, N.Y.- UMBC freshman midfielder Pat Young (Ewing, N.J./Christchurch School (Va.)) has been named America East Conference Men’s Lacrosse Rookie-of-the-Year, in voting done by the league’s six head coaches.

April 29, 2013
For Second Time in Three Weeks, Pat Young Named America East Men's Lacrosse Rookie of the Week
CAMBRIDGE- UMBC freshman midfielder Pat Young (Ewing, N.J./Christchurch School) has been tabbed America East Rookie of the Week for games ending April 27, 2013.

April 27, 2013
UPDATED: Men's Lacrosse Clinches Playoff Berth With 10-9 Triumph Over Binghamton, Will Face Hartford in AEC Semis
BALTIMORE- UMBC freshman midfielder Pat Young scored his fourth goal with 1:18 remaining and the host Retrievers outlasted Binghamton, 10-9, to clinch a berth in the America East Tournament for the tenth consecutive year.

April 24, 2013
Poe and Semones Announced as Nominees for America East Fans’ Choice Players of the Year
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – UMBC men’s lacrosse’s Phil Poe (Harwood, Md./DeMatha) and women’s lacrosse’s Alyssa Semones (Westminster, Md./Westminster/Penn State) have each been nominated for the 2013 America East Fans’ Choice Players of the Year, as announced by the league office on Wednesday.

April 19, 2013
Gregoire Nets Four, But Men's Lacrosse Falls at Tenth-Ranked Albany
Albany, N.Y.—UMBC senior attackman Matt Gregoire (Crofton, Md./South River) scored a career-best five points, but the Retrievers fell, 16-10, to tenth-ranked Albany at John Fallon Field.

April 18, 2013
Men's Lacrosse Heads to Albany to Battle Tenth-Ranked Great Danes on Friday Evening
The UMBC men’s lacrosse team faces its fourth ranked team of the 2013 season when the Retrievers (5-6, 2-1 America East) meet the 10th-ranked Albany Great Danes (9-3, 3-0) at John Fallon Field in Albany, N.Y. on Friday, April 19.

April 15, 2013
Pat Young Named America East Men's Lacrosse Rookie of the Week
Cambridge, Mass.- UMBC freshman midfielder Pat Young (Ewing, N.J./Christchurch (Va.) School) has been named America East Conference Men’s Lacrosse Rookie-of-the-Week for games ending April 13, 2013.

April 13, 2013
Young's Late Game-Winning Goal Lifts Men's Lacrosse Over Stony Brook, 13-12
Stony Brook, N.Y.—Freshman midfielder Pat Young (Ewing, N.Y./Christchurch School) broke a 12-all tie by scoring with 2:39 remaining and visiting UMBC won a critical America East Conference contest, 13-12, at defending champion Stony Brook at LaValle Stadium.

April 11, 2013
Men's Lacrosse Plays First of Two Straight America East Road Games at Stony Brook on Saturday
The UMBC men’s lacrosse team faces America East Conference defending champion Stony Brook at LaValle Stadium in Stony Brook, N.Y. on Saturday, April 13. The opening face-off is set for 4:00 p.m.

April 8, 2013
Scott Jones Named America East Men's Lacrosse Co-Player of the Week
Cambridge, Mass.—UMBC senior attackman Scott Jones (Port Coquitlam, B .C./Terry Fox) has been named America East Conference co-Player of the Week, the league office announced today.

April 6, 2013
Jones, Poe Produce Record Numbers as Men's Lacrosse Overwhelms Vermont, 19-6
BALTIMORE- UMBC exploded for a season-high 19 goals and defeated the visiting Vermont Catamounts, 19-6, in an America East Conference match-up at UMBC Stadium.

April 4, 2013
Men's Lacrosse To Host Vermont in Crucial America East Contest on Saturday Afternoon
A pair of America East lacrosse squads hungry for a victory face off at UMBC Stadium on Saturday, April 6, when the UMBC Retrievers (3-6, 0-1) host the Vermont Catamounts (3-7, 1-0) in league play.

March 30, 2013
Men's Lacrosse Bows to Hartford, 15-14, in Overtime
West Hartford, Conn.- Hartford midfielder Garrett Dollard scored the game-tying goal with 11 seconds remaining in regulation and tallied the game-winner 54 seconds into overtime as the host Hawks edged the UMBC Retrievers, 15-14, in the America East opener for both teams at Al-Marzook Stadium.

March 28, 2013
Men's Lacrosse Opens Tenth America East Season at Hartford on Saturday Afternoon
The UMBC men’s lacrosse team (3-5) opens its tenth season of America East Conference play on Sat., March 30 when they travel to West Hartford, Conn. to take on the Hartford Hawks (3-4).

March 23, 2013
Murphy, Retriever Defense Leads Men's Lacrosse Past Mount St. Mary's, 10-8
BALTIMORE- UMBC senior close defender Ethan Murphy (West Seneca, N.Y./West Seneca East) snapped an 8-8 tie with his first goal of the season with 6:48 remaining as the host Retrievers prevailed, 10-8, over Mount St. Mary’s at UMBC Stadium.

March 22, 2013
Men's Lacrosse Hosts Mount St. Mary's in Non-Conference Finale on Saturday Afternoon
The UMBC men’s lacrosse team will face in-state foe Mount St. Mary’s for the first time since 2003 when the Retrievers and Mountaineers tangle at UMBC Stadium on Sat., March 23.

March 19, 2013
Men's Lacrosse Falters Late, Drops 12-9 Decision to Towson
BALTIMORE- Visiting Towson used a late 5-0 run to overcome a UMBC lead and defeated the Retrievers, 12-9, in blustery conditions at UMBC Stadium.

March 18, 2013
Nate Lewnes Named America East Rookie of the Week; Men's Lacrosse Prepares for Towson at Home on Tuesday Evening
Cambridge, Mass.- UMBC freshman attackman Nate Lewnes (Arnold, Md./St.Mary’s) was named America East Conference Men’s Lacrosse Rookie of the Week for games ending March 17, 2013.

March 16, 2013
Special Teams are Special as Men's Lacrosse Upends High Point, 16-11
BALTIMORE- UMBC freshman attackman Nate Lewnes (Arnold, Md./St. Mary’s) tallied a team season-best six points and sophomore netminder Wes DiRito (Odenton, Md./DeMatha) collected 15 saves in his first home start as the host Retrievers defeated High Point, 16-11, at UMBC Stadium.

March 14, 2013
Men's Lacrosse Returns Home to Face Young, Talented High Point Squad on Saturday Afternoon
UMBC returns home for the first time since Feb. 26 to begin a three-game homestand before America East play begins on March 30.

March 8, 2013
DiRito Makes Nine Saves in First Career Start but No. 6 Johns Hopkins Runs Past UMBC, 13-7
BALTIMORE – UMBC sophomore goalie Wes DiRito (Odenton, Md./DeMatha) made nine saves in his first career start, but No. 6 Johns Hopkins ran out to a 5-0 lead in the first quarter and held off UMBC, 13-7, Friday evening at Homewood Field.

March 7, 2013
Men's Lacrosse Gets Back to Work at No. 6 Johns Hopkins on Friday Evening
After an unexpected break in its harrowing early season schedule, the UMBC men’s lacrosse team (1-3) gets back to work on Friday, March 8 when they face No. 6 Johns Hopkins (4-1) at Homewood Field.

March 6, 2013
Men's Lacrosse at Maryland Postponed Due to Inclement Weather
UMBC’s men’s lacrosse game at Maryland this evening has been postponed due to inclement weather in the area.

March 5, 2013
Men's Lacrosse Set to Face No. 1 Maryland in College Park on Wednesday Evening
The UMBC men’s lacrosse team (1-3) continues as tough a stretch as any team in the nation on Wednesday, March 6 when they take on the No. 1-ranked Maryland Terrapins at Byrd Stadium in College Park, Md.

March 2, 2013
Finch, Linkous Net Hat Tricks, But Men's Lacrosse Falls, 14-9, at No. 13 Fairfield
Fairfield, Conn.- Visiting UMBC outshot No. 13 Fairfield, 41-40, but Stag goalkeeper Jack Murphy made 17 saves and the Retrievers fell, 14-9 at Alumni Field.

March 1, 2013
Men's Lacrosse Visits No. 13 Fairfield on Saturday Afternoon
The UMBC men’s lacrosse team (1-2) continues as tough a stretch as any team in the nation on Saturday, March 2 when they travel to Connecticut to take on No. 13 Fairfield (2-2) at Alumni Field.

February 26, 2013
Men's Lacrosse Falls at Defending National Champions Loyola in Miserable Conditions
BALTIMORE- Defending national champion and fourth-ranked Loyola (3-1) broke open a tight contest with a 10-0 run in the second half and defeated UMBC, 21-9, in miserable conditions at Ridley Athletic Complex.

February 25, 2013
Adam Cohen Named America East Men's Lacrosse Player of the Week
Cambridge, Mass.- UMBC senior goalkeeper Adam Cohen (Arnold, Md./The Severn School) was named America East Men’s Lacrosse Player of the Week for games ending Feb. 24, 2012.

February 25, 2013
Men's Lacrosse Travels to Face Defending National Champs Loyola on Tuesday Evening
The UMBC men’s lacrosse team (1-1) kicks off as tough a stretch as any team in the nation will face on Tuesday, Feb. 26 when they take on defending national champion Loyola (2-1) at Ridley Athletic Complex.

February 23, 2013
Cohen Sparkles and Men's Lacrosse Uses Strong Second Half to Outlast Rutgers, 11-7
BALTIMORE- UMBC senior goalkeeper Adam Cohen made 12 of his 13 saves in the final 45 minutes and the host Retrievers utilized a 5-1 third quarter surge to knock off Rutgers, 11-7, at UMBC Stadium.

February 22, 2013
Men's Lacrosse Faces Rutgers in Home Opener on Saturday Afternoon
The UMBC men’s lacrosse team opens the home portion of its 2013 schedule on Sat., Feb. 23 when they host the Rutgers Scarlet Knights.

February 16, 2013
Men's Lacrosse Can't Solve Robert Morris, Fall 12-9, to Open 2013 Campaign
Moon Township, Pa.-Senior attackman Scott Jones (Port Coquitlam, B.C./Terry Fox) scored four goals, but visiting UMBC dropped its season opener, 12-9, at Robert Morris (1-1) at Joe Walton Stadium.

February 14, 2013
Men's Lacrosse to Open 2013 Season at Robert Morris on Saturday at Noon
The UMBC men’s lacrosse team opens its 46th season of intercollegiate lacrosse on Saturday, Feb. 16 when the Retrievers travel to Moon Township, Pa. to take on host Robert Morris University.

February 11, 2013
Multi-Media Schedule Announced for 2013 UMBC Men's Lacrosse
Nine of UMBC’s regular season men’s lacrosse games plus all post-season action will be broadcast on Q1370 (www.q1370.com) in the Retrievers’ 2013 campaign.

January 31, 2013
Men's Lacrosse Tabbed to Finish in Tie for Second in America East Preseason Coaches' Poll
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. — The UMBC men’s lacrosse program received one first-place vote and was tabbed to place second (in a tie with Stony Brook) in a vote by the conference’s head coaches who were not allowed to vote for their own team.

December 5, 2012
Men's Lacrosse Announces 2013 Spring Schedule
UMBC Head Lacrosse Coach Don Zimmerman announced the 2013 spring schedule today, which features four straight road games against preseason top-20 teams.

December 3, 2012
UMBC Announces Under Armour As Official Outfitter Of Retriever Athletics
BALTIMORE- UMBC Athletics today announced that Under Armour, Inc., the Baltimore-based leader in athletic performance apparel, footwear, and accessories will be the official outfitter of Retriever Athletics through 2018.

October 26, 2012
Baltimore Sun Feature: Fathers and Sons, Players and Coaches at UMBC
Reporter Chris Trevino sat down with UMBC Athletics’ two father and son duos- soccer’s Pete Caringi, Jr., and Pete Caringi III and lacrosse’s Don and Jake Zimmerman- in September to discuss their journey together on and off of the fields at UMBC

October 18, 2012
Men's Lacrosse Squad Tabs Jones, Lewnes and Murphy as Captains for 2012-13 Academic Year
BALTIMORE- The UMBC men’s lacrosse team has selected seniors Scott Jones (Port Coquitlam, B.C./Terry Fox), Neill Lewnes (Annapolis, Md./St. Mary’s) , and Ethan Murphy (West Seneca, N.Y./West Seneca East) as its captains for the 2012-13 academic year.

October 4, 2012
Former Retrievers Kimener, Poillon Part of U.S. Lacrosse National Team for Capital Lacrosse Classic
Former Retriever midfielders Terry Kimener and Peet Poillon will be part of the United States national lacrosse team which will conduct an intrasquad scrimmage Sunday at 3 p.m. at the Capital Lacrosse Classic at Landon School in Bethesda.

September 5, 2012
Men's Lacrosse Announces Scrimmages, Events for Fall 2012
The UMBC men’s lacrosse team will open its 2012 fall competition schedule on Thurs. Sept. 20 when they welcome Keio University of Japan for the fifth time in the past 11 years.

August 27, 2012
Four UMBC Lacrosse Alumni Competed in MLL Championship Weekend; Westervelt Earns Title, Mundorf Season MVP Honors
Four UMBC alums competed in Major League Lacrosse’s Championship Weekend, held at Harvard University Stadium in Boston, Mass.