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WOMEN’S LACROSSE NOTEBOOK: Retrievers Announce 2010 Schedule, Captains
BALTIMORE—UMBC head women’s lacrosse coach Kelly Berger today announced the Retrievers’ 2010 schedule, which is highlighted by three games against teams that advanced to the 2009 NCAA Tournament.
The Retrievers open the season at
The Retrievers host cross-town rival Loyola in their home opener at UMBC Stadium on Feb. 23, then take on a pair of 2009 NCAA Tournament participants in Vanderbilt (Feb. 27, UMBC) and Towson (March 3, Towson, Md.).
Other non-conference games include a first-ever matchup against
The Retrievers open their America East Conference slate at Stony Brook on March 27, and will also face New Hampshire (April 3) and Binghamton (May 1) on the road. UMBC will host league games against
The top four teams in the conference advance to the America East Championships, which are May 6-9 at the home field of the No. 1 seed.
Quick and Willis were both America East All-Conference honorees last season. Quick was also a team captain in 2009, when she led the America East with a .483 save percentage, while Willis led the Retrievers with 32 ground balls, as the pair anchored a defense that ranked second in the conference with a 9.88 goals-against average. Linkous was an All-Rookie selection in 2008, and Pincus scored a career-high six points last season.