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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.