2012-13 Women's Lacrosse News

  • Women’s Lacrosse’s Kristen Bilney Named UMBC April Athlete of the Month
    May 14, 2013
    Women’s Lacrosse’s Kristen Bilney Named UMBC April Athlete of the Month BALTIMORE – UMBC junior midfielder Kristen Bilney (Ellicott City, Md./Mt. Hebron) of the women’s lacrosse team has been named the UMBC Athlete of the Month for April 2013, in a poll conducted from May 7-14.
  • Fahey, Bilney, Semones Help UMBC Women’s Lacrosse Garner Four Post Season Awards
    May 02, 2013
    Fahey, Bilney, Semones Help UMBC Women’s Lacrosse Garner Four Post Season Awards STONY BROOK, N.Y. – A trio of UMBC women’s lacrosse players earned America East post season awards, led by a pair of honors for senior defender Jamie Fahey (Baldwin, Md./Loch Raven), who received conference recognition for the fourth-straight season, as decided in a vote by the league’s seven head coaches.
  • New Hampshire Rallies to Nip Women's Lacrosse, 6-5
    April 27, 2013
    New Hampshire Rallies to Nip Women's Lacrosse, 6-5 BALTIMORE- New Hampshire sophomore attacker Kayleigh Hinkle scored with 34 seconds remaining, capping 3-0 run, as the visiting Wildcats defeated UMBC, 6-5, in the America East Conference regular season finale.
  • Women’s Lacrosse Looks to Clinch Playoff Spot on Senior Day Versus New Hampshire
    April 25, 2013
    Women’s Lacrosse Looks to Clinch Playoff Spot on Senior Day Versus New Hampshire BALTIMORE – UMBC women’s lacrosse hosts New Hampshire on Saturday, April 27 as part of a Retriever lacrosse doubleheader. Women’s lacrosse opens up the afternoon as it looks to clinch its fourth-straight playoff berth on Senior Day at the UMBC Stadium. First draw is set for noon, followed by men’s lacrosse playing host to Binghamton at 3:30 p.m.
  • Poe and Semones Announced as Nominees for America East Fans’ Choice Players of the 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.
  • Second Half Charge From UMBC Women’s Lacrosse Halted By Vermont, 8-7
    April 20, 2013
    Second Half Charge From UMBC Women’s Lacrosse Halted By Vermont, 8-7 BURLINGTON, Vt. – UMBC women’s lacrosse junior midfielder Kristen Bilney (Ellicott City, Md./Mt. Hebron) ignited a second-half charge for the Retrievers, tallying points on three of UMBC’s four-straight goals, but the go-ahead goal with 2:22 to go from Vermont’s junior attacker Sydney Mas gave the Catamounts an 8-7 victory against the black and gold in Saturday afternoon’s America East matchup at Virtue Field.
  • Women’s Lacrosse Looks to Get Back on Track at Vermont on Saturday
    April 19, 2013
    Women’s Lacrosse Looks to Get Back on Track at Vermont on Saturday BALTIMORE – UMBC women’s lacrosse looks to get back on track after a three-game skid and clinch a spot in the America East Championships when it travels to Vermont on Saturday, April 20. The Retrievers can solidify their fourth-straight playoff appearance with a win against the Catamounts. Game time is set for 1 p.m. at Virtue Field.
  • Jones Tallies First-Career Hat Trick For UMBC; Retrievers Fall To No. 19 Johns Hopkins
    April 17, 2013
    Jones Tallies First-Career Hat Trick For UMBC; Retrievers Fall To No. 19 Johns Hopkins BALTIMORE – UMBC women’s lacrosse freshman attacker Kayley Jones (Catonsville, Md./Mount de Sales) notched the first goal of her career and finished with her first collegiate hat trick, but it was not enough as No. 19 Johns Hopkins defeated the Retrievers 11-5 on Wednesday at the UMBC Stadium.
  • Women’s Lacrosse Looks to Snap Skid Versus No. 19 Johns Hopkins on Wednesday
    April 16, 2013
    Women’s Lacrosse Looks to Snap Skid Versus No. 19 Johns Hopkins on Wednesday BALTIMORE – UMBC looks to snap a two-game skid and pick up its first victory against a ranked team this season when it hosts No. 19 Johns Hopkins on Wednesday, April 17 at the UMBC Stadium. First draw is set for 4 p.m., with all the action available live on UMBCRetrievers.tv.
  • Tough Second Half Dooms UMBC Women’s Lacrosse Against Albany, 9-6
    April 13, 2013
    Tough Second Half Dooms UMBC Women’s Lacrosse Against Albany, 9-6 ALBANY, N.Y. – UMBC senior netminder Kendall Mason (Lloyd Harbor, N.Y./Cold Spring Harbor) matched a season-high with 10 saves, including seven stops in the first half, but it was not enough as Albany outscored the Retrievers 7-3 in the second half en route to a 9-6 victory on Saturday afternoon at John Fallon Field.
  • Women’s Lacrosse And Albany Battle For Second Place On Saturday
    April 12, 2013
    Women’s Lacrosse And Albany Battle For Second Place On Saturday BALTIMORE – UMBC women’s lacrosse looks to take sole possession of second place in the America East and take control of the all-time series against Albany, as it travels to John Fallon Field on Saturday, April 13 to take on the Great Danes. First draw is set for 1 p.m.
  • Women's Lacrosse Unable to Overcome First Half Struggles Against No. 12/11 Stony Brook
    April 06, 2013
    Women's Lacrosse Unable to Overcome First Half Struggles Against No. 12/11 Stony Brook BALTIMORE- The 12th-ranked Stony Brook Seawolves burst out to an 8-1 lead and held off a UMBC second-half rally to prevail over the Retrievers, 15-9, in an America East Conference match-up at UMBC Stadium.
  • Women’s Lacrosse Battles No. 12/11 Stony Brook For the Top Spot in the Conference
    April 05, 2013
    Women’s Lacrosse Battles No. 12/11 Stony Brook For the Top Spot in the Conference BALTIMORE – UMBC women’s lacrosse continues America East action on Saturday, April 6 when it hosts No. 12/11 Stony Brook as the two squads put their perfect league records and the top spot in the conference standings on the line. Game time is set for 5 p.m. at the UMBC Stadium – as part of a UMBC lacrosse doubleheader, with the men’s lacrosse team opening up the afternoon at 1 p.m. against Vermont. All the action can be seen live on UMBCRetrievers.tv.
  • Bilney and Semones Help UMBC Women’s Lacrosse Remain Unbeaten All-Time Against Binghamton, 17-9
    April 03, 2013
    Bilney and Semones Help UMBC Women’s Lacrosse Remain Unbeaten All-Time Against Binghamton, 17-9 BALTIMORE – UMBC women’s lacrosse junior midfielder Kristen Bilney (Ellicott City, Md./Mt. Hebron) and sophomore midfielder Alyssa Semones (Westminster, Md./Westminster/Penn State) each scored five goals and combined for 12 points, as the Retrievers defeated Binghamton, 17-9, in America East action on Wednesday afternoon at the UMBC Stadium.
  • Women’s Lacrosse Returns to America East Action Against Binghamton
    April 02, 2013
    Women’s Lacrosse Returns to America East Action Against Binghamton BALTIMORE – UMBC women’s lacrosse looks to bounce back from its third loss of the season when it returns to America East action on Wednesday, April 3 versus Binghamton. The Retrievers host the Bearcats at 4 p.m. at the UMBC Stadium, with all the action available on UMBCRetrievers.tv.
  • Women’s Lacrosse Snaps Four-Game Win Streak With Loss to No. 17 Loyola, 13-7
    March 27, 2013
    Women’s Lacrosse Snaps Four-Game Win Streak With Loss to No. 17 Loyola, 13-7 BALTIMORE – UMBC sophomore attacker Jordan Lyons (Peterborough, Ontario/St. Peter’s Secondary) registered the second hat trick of her career, but it was not enough to defeat No. 17 Loyola, as the Greyhounds defeated the Retrievers, 13-7, in non-conference action on Wednesday night at the UMBC Stadium.
  • Women’s Lacrosse Hosts Local-Rival No. 17 Loyola in Midweek Clash
    March 26, 2013
    Women’s Lacrosse Hosts Local-Rival No. 17 Loyola in Midweek Clash BALTIMORE – UMBC women’s lacrosse takes a break from America East action on Wednesday, March 27, when it hosts local-rival No. 17 Loyola (Md.) at the UMBC Stadium.
  • Mason Earns America East Defensive Player of the Week Honors for UMBC Women's Lacrosse
    March 25, 2013
    Mason Earns America East Defensive Player of the Week Honors for UMBC Women's Lacrosse CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – UMBC women’s lacrosse goalkeeper Kendall Mason (Lloyd Harbor, N.Y./Cold Spring Harbor) earned her second America East Defensive Player of the Week honor of the season after helping the Retrievers to a 2-0 week, as announced by the league office on Monday.
  • Harkey Overtime Goal Completes Come From Behind Victory for UMBC Women’s Lacrosse
    March 23, 2013
    Harkey Overtime Goal Completes Come From Behind Victory for UMBC Women’s Lacrosse BOSTON, Mass. – UMBC women’s lacrosse eliminated a 5-1 second half deficit, outscoring Boston University 5-1 over the final 20 minutes of regulation, and completed the come from behind victory with a free position score from junior midfielder Shannon Harkey (Purcellville, Va./Loudon Valley/Florida) with three seconds remaining in overtime as the Retrievers defeated the Terriers, 7-6, in their America East opener on Saturday afternoon at Nickerson Field.
  • Women’s Lacrosse Travels to Boston University for America East Opener
    March 22, 2013
    Women’s Lacrosse Travels to Boston University for America East Opener BALTIMORE – UMBC women’s lacrosse looks to stay hot when it opens America East play on the road on Saturday, March 23, at Boston University as the Terriers begin a three-game homestand. First draw is set for 1 p.m. at Nickerson Field.
  • UMBC Women’s Lacrosse Downs Wagner, 16-3
    March 18, 2013
    UMBC Women’s Lacrosse Downs Wagner, 16-3 STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. – UMBC women’s lacrosse opened Monday’s contest against Wagner with eight-straight goals en route to a 16-3 victory at Hameline Field. Sophomores Alyssa Semones (Westminster/Westminster/Penn State) and Abby Wilson (Bel Air, Md./Fallston) tallied four goals apiece in the victory and each added an assist for a combined 10 points.
  • Red Hot UMBC Women’s Lacrosse Travels to Wagner Monday
    March 17, 2013
    Red Hot UMBC Women’s Lacrosse Travels to Wagner Monday BALTIMORE – UMBC women’s lacrosse’s hits the road for the first of two road games when it travels to Wagner on Monday, March 18. The Retrievers look to continue to build momentum, having won three of their last four contests, as they enter into America East play on Saturday against Boston University.
  • Bilney Helps Women’s Lacrosse Cruises Past Mount St. Mary’s, 18-4
    March 15, 2013
    Bilney Helps Women’s Lacrosse Cruises Past Mount St. Mary’s, 18-4 BALTIMORE – UMBC women’s lacrosse’s junior midfielder Kristen Bilney (Ellicott City, Md./Mt. Hebron) registered a career-high five goals, as the Retrievers picked up their third victory in their last four tries with an 18-4 win against Mount St. Mary’s in Friday night’s non-conference matchup at UMBC Stadium.
  • Women’s Lacrosse Hosts In-State Rival Mount St. Mary’s on Friday
    March 14, 2013
    Women’s Lacrosse Hosts In-State Rival Mount St. Mary’s on Friday BALTIMORE – UMBC women’s lacrosse continues home non-conference action on Friday, March 15 when it hosts in-state rival Mount St. Mary’s at the UMBC Stadium. First draw is set for 7 p.m., with all the action available live on UMBCRetrievers.tv.
  • Big Second Half Lifts UMBC Women’s Lacrosse Past (rv) Drexel, 14-8
    March 09, 2013
    Big Second Half Lifts UMBC Women’s Lacrosse Past (rv) Drexel, 14-8 BALTIMORE – UMBC women’s lacrosse sophomore midfielder Alyssa Semones (Westminster, Md./Westminster/Penn State) scored a game-high four goals for the third time this season, as the Retrievers exploded for an 11-goal second half, including eight-straight scores, in a 14-8 victory against Drexel on Saturday afternoon at UMBC Stadium.
  • Women’s Lacrosse Returns Home to Take on (rv) Drexel
    March 08, 2013
    Women’s Lacrosse Returns Home to Take on (rv) Drexel BALTIMORE – UMBC women’s lacrosse looks to avenge last season’s one goal loss, 9-8, to Drexel on Saturday, March 9, when the Dragons travel to the UMBC Stadium for a 1 p.m. matchup. All the action can be seen live on UMBCRetrievers.tv.
  • No. 1 Maryland Downs UMBC Women’s Lacrosse, 17-10
    March 05, 2013
    No. 1 Maryland Downs UMBC Women’s Lacrosse, 17-10 COLLEGE PARK, Md. – Early in the second half, UMBC women’s lacrosse came within three, 9-6, of No. 1 Maryland, but the Terrapins scored five unanswered over the next 3:21 to shut the door on the Retrievers and remain undefeated with a 17-10 victory on Tuesday night at the Field Hockey and Lacrosse Complex.
  • Women’s Lacrosse Travels to Top-Ranked Maryland; Start Time Moved to 5 p.m.
    March 04, 2013
    Women’s Lacrosse Travels to Top-Ranked Maryland; Start Time Moved to 5 p.m. BALTIMORE – UMBC women’s lacrosse takes its 3-1 record to in-state rival and top-ranked Maryland on Tuesday, March 5. The Retrievers look to hand the undefeated Terrapins their first loss of the season at the Field Hockey and Lacrosse Complex.
  • Semones, Harkey Shine as Women's Lacrosse Races Past Colgate, 13-7
    March 02, 2013
    Semones, Harkey Shine as Women's Lacrosse Races Past Colgate, 13-7 Hamilton, N.Y.- The UMBC women’s lacrosse team outscored host Colgate, 9-1, in the second half and rallied for a 13-7 victory over the Raiders at Tyler’s Field.
  • Women’s Lacrosse Looks to Rebound Against Colgate on Saturday
    March 01, 2013
    Women’s Lacrosse Looks to Rebound Against Colgate on Saturday BALTIMORE – UMBC women’s lacrosse looks to rebound from its first loss of the season when it travels to Colgate on Saturday, March 2. Game time is set for noon at Tyler’s Field.
  • Women's Lacrosse Edged Late by No. 16 Towson, 11-8
    February 27, 2013
    Women's Lacrosse Edged Late by No. 16 Towson, 11-8 BALTIMORE- UMBC battled No. 16 Towson evenly through 43 minutes, but the visiting Tigers went on a late 5-1 run and defeated the Retrievers, 11-8, at UMBC Stadium.
  • Women’s Lacrosse Welcomes Local Rival No. 17 Towson on Wednesday
    February 26, 2013
    Women’s Lacrosse Welcomes Local Rival No. 17 Towson on Wednesday BALTIMORE – UMBC women’s lacrosse looks to continue its outstanding start to the 2013 campaign on Wednesday, Feb. 27, when it takes on No. 17 Towson.
  • Cox and Mason Snag America East Weekly Honors for Women's Lacrosse
    February 25, 2013
    Cox and Mason Snag America East Weekly Honors for Women's Lacrosse CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – UMBC women’s lacrosse garnered a pair of conference honors as the squad earned its second victory of the season, a 7-5 victory over California on Feb. 23.
  • Women’s Lacrosse Rallies, Holds Off Cal to Take Home Opener, 7-5
    February 23, 2013
    Women’s Lacrosse Rallies, Holds Off Cal to Take Home Opener, 7-5 BALTIMORE – Trailing 2-1 midway through the first half, the UMBC women’s lacrosse team scored five straight goals to take the lead for good, and then held off a late rally by California to win its home-opener, 7-5, Saturday evening at UMBC Stadium.
  • Women’s Lacrosse Takes on California in Home-Opener
    February 22, 2013
    Women’s Lacrosse Takes on California in Home-Opener BALTIMORE – UMBC women’s lacrosse hosts California on Saturday, Feb. 23 in its 2013 home-opener.
  • Giro and Appelt Start Opening Season Victorious at American, 15-12
    February 16, 2013
    Giro and Appelt Start Opening Season Victorious at American, 15-12 WASHINGTON, D.C. – First year co-head coaches Tony Giro and Amy Appelt opened their tenures at the helm of UMBC women’s lacrosse with a 15-12 victory over American on Saturday afternoon at Jacobs Field.
  • UMBC Women’s Lacrosse Opens 2013 Under Appelt and Giro
    February 15, 2013
    UMBC Women’s Lacrosse Opens 2013 Under Appelt and Giro BALTIMORE – The UMBC women’s lacrosse team opens its 2013 slate, the first under co-head coaches Amy Appelt and Tony Giro, on Saturday, Feb. 16 when the Retrievers travel to American for a noon contest at Jacobs Field.
  • UMBC Women's Lacrosse Showing Their Baltimore Pride on Super Bowl Weekend
    February 02, 2013
    UMBC Women's Lacrosse Showing Their Baltimore Pride on Super Bowl Weekend The UMBC women's lacrosse team took some time away from practice this weekend to show who they'll be rooting for on Super Bowl weekend as the Ravens take on the 49ers.
  • UMBC Announces Under Armour as Official Outfitter of Retriever Athletics
    December 03, 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.
  • UMBC Women’s Lacrosse Announces its 2013 Slate
    November 09, 2012
    UMBC Women’s Lacrosse Announces its 2013 Slate BALTIMORE – The UMBC women's lacrosse team has announced its schedule for the 2013 season, as announced today by co-head coaches Amy Appelt and Tony Giro.
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