2011-12 UMBC Women's Lacrosse News

June 27, 2012
Kelly Berger Resigns as Head Women's Lacrosse Coach
Kelly Berger has resigned her position as UMBC Head Women's Lacrosse Coach. The Retrievers posted a mark of 30-23 in Berger’s three seasons as head coach.

May 22, 2012
Women’s Lacrosse Senior Alicia Krause Voted UMBC Athlete of the Month for April
BALTIMORE – Senior midfielder Alicia Krause (Ellicott City, Md./Mt. Hebron/Duquesne) of the women’s lacrosse team was named UMBC’s Athlete of the Month for April 2012 in a poll conducted from May 12-21.

May 3, 2012
Women's Lacrosse Comes Up Just Short in America East Semifinal Contest vs. Stony Brook
The UMBC women’s lacrosse team held explosive Stony Brook to more than five goals below their season average, but the third-seeded Retrievers fell to the No. 2 Seawolves, 9-7, at Nickerson Field in the second semifinal game in the 2012 America East Championships. Senior midfielder Alicia Krause led a balanced attack with a goal and two assists

May 2, 2012
Four Retrievers Earn Women's Lacrosse America East All-Conference Honors; UMBC to Take on Stony Brook in Nightcap of Thursday Semifinal Round
Cambridge, Mass- Junior defender Jamie Fahey (Baldwin, Md./Loch Raven) was named to America East Conference First Team in voting done by the league’s seven head coaches.

April 26, 2012
Dominant Scorers Jones, Cox are UMBC's America East Fans' Choice Player of the Year Nominees
Cambridge, Mass. - For the fourth straight season, fans of America East lacrosse can voice their opinion on who the best player in the conference is.

April 25, 2012
Krause Nets Four, as Women's Lacrosse Rallies to Edge No. 19 Johns Hopkins, 7-6
Baltimore, Md.- Senior midfielder Alicia Krause (Ellicott City ,Md./Mount Hebron) led all scorers with four goals and scored the game-winning goal with 7:30 remaining as visiting UMBC (8-8) knocked off 19th-ranked Johns Hopkins, 7-6, at Homewood Field in their regular season finale.

April 24, 2012
Women's Lacrosse Conclues Regular Season at No. 20 Johns Hopkins on Wednesday Evening
The UMBC women’s lacrosse team completes the 2012 regular season at No. 20 Johns Hopkins on Wednesday evening, April 25.

April 21, 2012
Women's Lacrosse Rallies From Eight-Goal Second Half Deficit, but Falls Short at UNH, 12-11
Durham, N.H.- The UMBC women’s lacrosse team cut an eight-goal second half deficit to one on three occasions, but the Retrievers fell to host New Hampshire, 12-11, in their final America East contest of the regular season.

April 20, 2012
Women's Lacrosse Faces Perennial Playoff UNH Squad in Durham at Noon on Saturday
The UMBC women’s lacrosse team heads to Durham, N.H. on Saturday, April 21 seeking its first ever victory over New Hampshire on the Wildcats’ home field.

April 17, 2012
Women's Lacrosse Triumphs on Senior Night, Edges American, 13-11
BALTIMORE- UMBC junior midfielder Lindsay Cox (High Bridge, N.J.) tallied four goals and senior attacker Emily Coady (Westminster, Md./Westminster) scored her 100th career goal as the host Retrievers edged American, 13-11, in a non-conference contest played in ideal conditions at UMBC Stadium.

April 16, 2012
Coady, Barnett Earn America East Honors; Women's Lacrosse Preps for Senior Night Game vs. American Tuesday Evening
Cambridge, Mass.- UMBC senior attacker Emily Coady (Westminster, Md./Westminster) earned America East Women’s Lacrosse Player of the Week honors, while freshman goalkeeper Anna Barnett (Midland, Texas/Midland) was named the league’s Defender of the Week for games ending April 14, 2012.

April 14, 2012
Women's Lacrosse Scores 12 Second Half Goals; Coady Leads Offense in 19-11 Win Over Vermont
BALTIMORE- UMBC exploded for 12 second half goals and ran past Vermont, 19-11, in a key America East contest played in warm conditions at UMBC Stadium.

April 13, 2012
Women's Lacrosse Hosts High-Powered Vermont in Saturday America East Action
The UMBC women’s lacrosse team faces a critical home contest in America East Conference play when they take on an explosive Vermont squad at UMBC Stadium on Sat., April 14. UMBC is currently in third place in the league, while the Catamounts are just one-half game behind in the race for the four playoff spots.

April 7, 2012
Krause, Coady Score 11 Seconds Apart in Late Stages as Women's Lacrosse Nips Binghamton, 10-9
Vestal, N.Y.- UMBC seniors Alicia Krause (Ellicott City, Md./Mount Hebron) and Emily Coady (Westminster, Md./Westminster) scored goals 11 seconds apart late in the second half as the visiting Retrievers edged upset-minded Binghamton, 10-9, in an America East Conference contest at the Bearcats Sports Complex.

April 6, 2012
Women's Lacrosse Faces Critical America East Battle at Binghamton on Saturday
The UMBC women’s lacrosse team (4-7, 1-2 America East) heads back to New York and will face America East rival Binghamton (3-7, 0-3) at the Bearcats Sports Complex on Sat., April 7.

April 4, 2012
Stony Brook Outlasts Women's Lacrosse in America East Match
Host Stony Brook broke open a tight game with a 5-1 run to open the second half and tacked on five late goals to defeat UMBC, 16-6, at La Valle Stadium.

April 3, 2012
Women's Lacrosse Heads to New York for Wednesday Evening Clash With Vastly Improved Stony Brook
The UMBC women’s lacrosse team (4-6, 1-1 America East) will try to bounce back from a disappointing setback vs. Boston University when they play the first of two league road clashes this week at Stony Brook on Wednesday evening, April 4. The Seawolves (8-3, 1-0 America East) are one of the most improved clubs in the nation in 2012. The opening draw is set for 7:00 p.m. at Kenneth Lavalle Stadium.

March 31, 2012
Boston University Rallies in Second Half To Defeat Women's Lacrosse, 12-11
Boston University rallied from a seven-goal deficit in the second half and defeated UMBC, 12-11, in an America East Conference contest played at UMBC Stadium.

March 29, 2012
Women’s Lacrosse Hosts Boston U. on Saturday at Noon; Teams to Promote Young Adult Cancer Awareness
The Ulman Cancer Fund for Young Adults (UCF) announces the inaugural “Team Fight Socks It To Cancer” women’s lacrosse match between UMBC and Boston University. The Retrievers (4-5, 1-0 America East) meet the Terriers (5-4, 1-0) in a key conference match on Saturday, March 31 at noon on the turf at UMBC Stadium.

March 26, 2012
Anna Barnett Named America East Conference Women's Lacrosse Defender of the Week
Cambridge, Mass.- UMBC freshman goalkeeper Anna Barnett (Midland, Texas/Midland) was named America East Conference Women’s Lacrosse Defender of the Week, it was announced today.

March 24, 2012
Barnett, Bilney Propel Women's Lacrosse Past 13th-Ranked Albany, 8-5
BALTIMORE- Sophomore midfielder Kristen Bilney (Ellicott City, Md./Mount Hebron) scored a career-high three goals and freshman goalkeeper Anna Barnett (Midland, Texas) made nine stops in her first career start as UMBC upset 13th-ranked Albany, 8-5, in the America East Conference opener at rain-soaked UMBC Stadium

March 23, 2012
Women's Lacrosse Opens Ninth Season Of America East Play Hosting Defending Champ Albany on Saturday at Noon
The UMBC women’s lacrosse team (3-5) opens its ninth season of America East Conference play by taking on No. 13 and league defending champion Albany (6-2) at UMBC Stadium on Sat., March 24.

March 17, 2012
Drexel Scores With 10 Seconds to Play to Complete Rally and Nip Women's Lacrosse, 9-8
Philadelphia, Pa.- Drexel’s Lindsey Kovar scored on a free position shot with 10 seconds remaining in regulation, as the host Dragons rallied to nip UMBC, 9-8, at Vidas Field.

March 16, 2012
Women's Lacrosse Takes on Drexel in Phildelphia on Saturday Afternoon
The UMBC women’s lacrosse team (3-4) has its final tune-up for America East play when they face the Drexel Dragons (6-2) at Vidas Field in Philadelphia, Pa. on Saturday, March 17 at 1:00 p.m.

March 14, 2012
Women's Lacrosse Spreads the Wealth Offensively in 13-11 Victory Over Colgate
BALTIMORE- Sophomore attacker Taelar Errington (Valley Lee, Md./Leonardtown) scored a career-best three goals and staked UMBC to an early lead as the Retrievers held off Colgate, 13-11, in a non-conference women’s lacrosse match-up at UMBC Stadium.

March 13, 2012
Women's Lacrosse Welcomes Colgate for Wednesday Afternoon Contest
The UMBC women’s lacrosse team (2-4) returns home for a mid-week contest vs. the Colgate Raiders (1-5).

March 12, 2012
Abby Wilson Named America East Conference Women's Lacrosse Rookie of the Week
Cambridge, Mass.- UMBC freshman attacker Abby Wilson (Bel Air, Md./Fallston) was named America East Conference Women’s Lacrosse Rookie-of-the-Week, the league announced today.

March 10, 2012
Women's Lacrosse Furious Rally Falls Just Short at No. 16 Loyola, 12-11
BALTIMORE- A furious rally by the UMBC women’s lacrosse team fell just short, as the No. 16 Loyola Greyhounds held on to defeat the Retrievers, 12-11, at the Ridley Athletic Complex.

March 9, 2012
Women's Lacrosse Takes on No. 16 Loyola at Ridley Athletic Complex on Saturday Afternoon
The UMBC women’s lacrosse team (2-3) faces No. 16 Loyola (2-2) at Ridley Athletic Complex on Sat., March 10. The opening draw is set to take place at 3:30 p.m.

March 7, 2012
Krause, Cox Net Four; Wilson Adds Three as Women's Lacrosse Defeats Delaware, 15-6
Newark, Del.- Senior midfielder Alicia Krause (Ellicott City, Md./Mount Hebron) scored four goals and added a pair of assists to lead the visiting UMBC Retrievers (2-3) to a convincing 15-6 victory over Delaware (2-4) at Delaware Stadium.

March 6, 2012
Women's Lacrosse Faces First of Two on Road This Week; Retrievers Travel to Delaware for Wednesday Contest
The UMBC women’s lacrosse team (1-3) hopes to snap a two-game slide when they take on the host Delaware Blue Hens (2-3) on Wednesday, March 7.

March 3, 2012
Duquesne Rallies in Second Half to Defeat Women's Lacrosse, 11-8
BALTIMORE- Visiting Duquesne overcame a two-goal halftime deficit, and outscored UMBC, 6-1, in the second half to capture an 11-8 victory over the Retrievers at UMBC Stadium.

March 2, 2012
Women's Lacrosse Returns Home to Face Duquesne on Saturday at Noon
The UMBC women’s lacrosse team (1-2) seeks to avenge a one-goal loss to Duquesne (1-2) from a year ago when the Dukes pay a return visit to Baltimore on Sat., March 3.

February 29, 2012
Women's Lacrosse Drops Decision at Towson
Towson, Md.- The host Towson Tigers (2-0) scored twice in the first 68 seconds of play and held off a late UMBC (1-2) rally to defeat the Retrievers, 11-3, at Johnny Unitas Stadium.

February 28, 2012
Women's Lacrosse Travels Across the Beltway to Take on Rival Towson on Wednesday Afternoon
The UMBC women’s lacrosse team plays its second consecutive Colonial Athletic Association opponent when they visit the Towson Tigers on Wednesday, Feb. 29.

February 25, 2012
Women's Lacrosse Routs Host George Mason, 13-1
Fairfax, Va.- UMBC junior midfielder Lindsay Cox (High Bridge, N.J.) scored a career-high five goals and the defense throttled host George Mason in a 13-1 Retriever victory at George Mason Stadium.

February 24, 2012
Women's Lacrosse Faces First Road Test at George Mason on Saturday
The UMBC women’s lacrosse team hits the road for the first time in the 2012 season, as they visit the George Mason Patriots in Fairfax, Va. on Saturday, Feb. 25.

February 19, 2012
Fourth-Ranked Florida Defeats Women's Lacrosse in Retrievers' Season Opener
BALTIMORE- UMBC scored the game’s first goal, but fourth-ranked Florida (2-1) tallied the next seven en route to an 18-6 victory in the Retrievers’ season opener played in chilly conditions at UMBC Stadium.

February 17, 2012
Women's Lacrosse Opens 2012 Slate at Home Sunday vs. No. 4 Florida
The UMBC women’s lacrosse team opens its 2012 slate with a bang, as the Retrievers host No. 4 Florida (1-1) on Sunday, Feb. 19. The opening draw is slated for 1:00 p.m. at UMBC Stadium.

November 29, 2011
Women’s Lacrosse Announces 2012 Schedule
BALTIMORE—UMBC head women’s lacrosse coach Kelly Berger today announced the Retrievers’ 2012 schedule, which is highlighted by three games against teams that advanced to the 2011 NCAA quarterfinals and three contests against in-state rivals.

September 26, 2011
Women’s Lacrosse Announces Fall Schedule
BALTIMORE—UMBC head women’s lacrosse coach Kelly Berger has announced the Retrievers’ fall schedule, which consists of four events, including three tournaments and an alumni game.

September 13, 2011
Two Retrievers Named to IWLCA Academic Honor Roll
BALTIMORE—Two UMBC women’s lacrosse players who graduated in May – Kristen Milligan (Pasadena, Md./Chesapeake) and Natalie Rau (Forest Hill, Md./Fallston) – were named to the 2011 Intercollegiate Women’s Lacrosse Coaches Association (IWLCA) Academic Honor Roll, the organization announced Monday.

August 3, 2011
Head Women’s Lacrosse Coach Kelly Berger Selected to 2011-12 U.S. National Team
BALTIMORE—UMBC head women’s lacrosse coach Kelly Berger was selected to the 2011-12 U.S. Senior Women’s National Team on Sunday following three days of tryouts at UMBC Stadium July 29-31.