2013-14 Women's Lacrosse News

  • Women’s Lacrosse Earns Four Postseason Awards
    May 01, 2014
    Women’s Lacrosse Earns Four Postseason Awards Women’s lacrosse tallied four America East postseason awards, including a pair of honors for junior midfielder Alyssa Semones, as announced by the league office at the conference’s annual awards banquet on the campus of Stony Brook University.
  • Women’s Lacrosse Comeback Falls Short Against Binghamton, 8-7
    April 26, 2014
    Women’s Lacrosse Comeback Falls Short Against Binghamton, 8-7 Women’s lacrosse outscored Binghamton, 6-2, in the second half of the season finale, including the final three goals of the contest to pull within one with 1:42 remaining, but it was not enough to overcome a five-goal first half deficit in America East action on Saturday afternoon at the Bearcats Sports Complex.
  • Women’s Lacrosse Battles for Playoff Spot in Regular-Season Finale at Binghamton
    April 24, 2014
    Women’s Lacrosse Battles for Playoff Spot in Regular-Season Finale at Binghamton Women's lacrosse travels to Binghamton for its regular-season finale on Saturday, April 26 to battle for one of the two remaining playoff spots for the upcoming America East Championships. Game time is set for 1 p.m. at Bearcats Sports Complex, with all the live action available on the America East digital network.
  • Alyssa Semones Earns Nomination for America East Women’s Lacrosse Fans’ Choice Player of the Year
    April 23, 2014
    Alyssa Semones Earns Nomination for America East Women’s Lacrosse Fans’ Choice Player of the Year Women’s lacrosse junior Alyssa Semones was nominated for the 2014 America East Women’s Lacrosse Fans’ Choice Player of the Year, as announced by the league office on Wednesday.
  • Women’s Lacrosse Comes Up Shy Against No. 19/18 Albany on Senior Day
    April 19, 2014
    Women’s Lacrosse Comes Up Shy Against No. 19/18 Albany on Senior Day Women’s lacrosse battled hard and came within one goal of No. 19/18 Albany on three occasions, but was unable to put home the game-tying goal as the Retrievers fell short of the Great Danes, 12-8, in Saturday afternoon’s Senior Day at UMBC Stadium.
  • Women’s Lacrosse Takes on No. 19/18 Albany on Senior Day
    April 18, 2014
    Women’s Lacrosse Takes on No. 19/18 Albany on Senior Day Women’s lacrosse takes on its second nationally ranked opponent of the week when it returns home for America East action against No. 19/18 Albany on Senior Day on Saturday, April 19 at the UMBC Stadium. The Retrievers’ five seniors will be honored prior to the noon start. Saturday also marks Fan Appreciation Day on UMBC’s campus, which features raffles, discounts on food, moon bounces and prizes.
  • Women’s Lacrosse Slumps in Second Half Versus No. 7/5 Johns Hopkins
    April 16, 2014
    Women’s Lacrosse Slumps in Second Half Versus No. 7/5 Johns Hopkins Women’s lacrosse’s junior Alyssa Semones registered her fourth hat trick of the season, tallying two of her team-best three goals in the opening half to keep the Retrievers within one at the break, but No. 7/5 Johns Hopkins outscored the black and gold 6-3 in the second half en route to a 10-6 victory in non-conference action on Wednesday night at Homewood Field.
  • Women’s Lacrosse Travels to Local-Rival No. 7/5 Johns Hopkins Wednesday
    April 15, 2014
    Women’s Lacrosse Travels to Local-Rival No. 7/5 Johns Hopkins Wednesday The women’s lacrosse team looks to continue its recent momentum, but will face a challenge when it travels to No. 7/5 Johns Hopkins for a mid-week matchup on Wednesday, April 16 at Homewood Field.
  • Big First Half Helps UMBC Women’s Lacrosse Take Down Vermont, 12-9
    April 12, 2014
    Big First Half Helps UMBC Women’s Lacrosse Take Down Vermont, 12-9 UMBC women’s lacrosse sophomore Rachel Benzing helped guide the Retrievers to a big first half, scoring a goal and dishing out three of her four assists in the game en route to a 12-9 victory against Vermont in America East action on Saturday at the UMBC Stadium.
  • Women’s Lacrosse Opens a Retriever Doubleheader Against Vermont on Saturday
    April 10, 2014
    Women’s Lacrosse Opens a Retriever Doubleheader Against Vermont on Saturday Women’s lacrosse will open a Retriever doubleheader on Saturday, April 12 when they host Vermont at 11 a.m. at the UMBC Stadium. The UMBC men’s lacrosse team follows with a 3:30 p.m. matchup against Hartford. All the live action can be followed on UMBCRetrievers.tv, courtesy of the America East digital network.
  • Women’s Lacrosse Holds Off Columbia, 10-8
    April 09, 2014
    Women’s Lacrosse Holds Off Columbia, 10-8 Women’s lacrosse’s junior Alyssa Semones registered a game-high four goals on five shots, including a critical score that stopped a late run by Columbia, as the Retrievers held off the Lions, 10-8, in non-conference action on Wednesday evening at Robert K. Kraft Field.
  • Women’s Lacrosse Steps Out of Conference Play to Travel to Columbia
    April 08, 2014
    Women’s Lacrosse Steps Out of Conference Play to Travel to Columbia UMBC women’s lacrosse steps out of America East action on Wednesday, April 9 when it travels to Columbia for the first-ever meeting between the two squads. Game time is set for 5 p.m. at Robert K. Kraft Field.
  • Women’s Lacrosse Falls to New Hampshire, 8-2
    April 05, 2014
    Women’s Lacrosse Falls to New Hampshire, 8-2 UMBC women’s lacrosse got on the board early in Saturday afternoon’s America East matchup at the UMBC Stadium, but New Hampshire posted five straight goals to end the first half en route to an 8-2 victory.
  • Women’s Lacrosse Hosts New Hampshire in AEC Home Opener
    April 04, 2014
    Women’s Lacrosse Hosts New Hampshire in AEC Home Opener UMBC women’s lacrosse returns to UMBC Stadium for its America East home opener on Saturday, April 5 when it hosts New Hampshire. First draw is set for noon, with all the live action available on UMBCRetrievers.tv, courtesy of the America East digital network.
  • Women’s Lacrosse Falls in America East Opener to No. 17/16 Stony Brook
    March 29, 2014
    Women’s Lacrosse Falls in America East Opener to No. 17/16 Stony Brook UMBC women’s lacrosse dropped its first contest in its last four games, falling, 12-1, to No. 17/16 Stony Brook in its America East opener on Saturday afternoon at LaValle Stadium.
  • Women’s Lacrosse Opens America East Play at No. 17/16 Stony Brook
    March 28, 2014
    Women’s Lacrosse Opens America East Play at No. 17/16 Stony Brook UMBC women’s lacrosse opens America East action on Saturday, March 29 when it travels to No. 17/16 Stony Brook. Game time is set for 1 p.m. at LaValle Stadium, with all the action available live free of charge on the America East digital network.
  • Women’s Lacrosse Cruises Past Wagner, 10-5
    March 25, 2014
    Women’s Lacrosse Cruises Past Wagner, 10-5 UMBC women’s lacrosse junior Abby Wilson tallied a goal and an assist in each half versus Wagner for a game-high four points, as the Retrievers cruised to a 10-5 victory against the Seahawks on a snowy Tuesday afternoon at the UMBC Stadium.
  • Women’s Lacrosse Prepares For America East Action Against Wagner on Tuesday
    March 24, 2014
    Women’s Lacrosse Prepares For America East Action Against Wagner on Tuesday UMBC women’s lacrosse has one more game before opening its rigorous America East schedule, as the Retrievers welcome Wagner to the UMBC Stadium at 3 p.m. on Tuesday, March 25. Live action is available free of charge courtesy of the America East digital network at UMBCRetriever.tv.
  • Three Hat Tricks Push Women's Lacrosse past Temple
    March 22, 2014
    Three Hat Tricks Push Women's Lacrosse past Temple UMBC juniors Abby Wilson and Alyssa Semones, in addition to senior Kristen Bilney, each tallied a hat trick, while freshman Jennie Milligan added five assists as the Women's Lacrosse team used a 4-0 second half run to defeat Temple 11-9 in front of 319 fans at UMBC Stadium.
  • Women’s Lacrosse Returns Home to Take on Temple
    March 21, 2014
    Women’s Lacrosse Returns Home to Take on Temple UMBC women’s lacrosse returns to action on Saturday, March 22 when it hosts Temple at noon at the UMBC Stadium. Live action is available free of charge courtesy of the America East digital network at UMBCRetriever.tv.
  • Women’s Lacrosse Cruises Past Mount St. Mary’s, 15-2
    March 15, 2014
    Women’s Lacrosse Cruises Past Mount St. Mary’s, 15-2 UMBC women’s lacrosse exploded for an 11-goal first half against Mount St. Mary’s on Saturday afternoon at Waldron Family Stadium and would go on to defeat the Mount, 15-2. Senior midfielder Kristen Bilney registered her third hat trick of the season, while sophomore Rachel Benzing tallied a game-high five points on two goals and three assists.
  • Women’s Lacrosse Travels to Mount St. Mary’s Saturday
    March 14, 2014
    Women’s Lacrosse Travels to Mount St. Mary’s Saturday UMBC women’s lacrosse jumps back into action on Saturday, March 15 when it travels to take on Mount St. Mary’s at 3 p.m. at Waldron Family Stadium. Live video is available for Saturday’s contest courtesy of NECFrontRow.com.
  • Women’s Lacrosse Falls Short Against Drexel, 9-8
    March 08, 2014
    Women’s Lacrosse Falls Short Against Drexel, 9-8 UMBC women’s lacrosse’s senior midfielder Kristen Bilney (Ellicott City, Md./Mt. Hebron) tallied her second hat trick of the season, but the Retrievers fell short in a battle against Drexel, 9-8, on Saturday afternoon at Vidas Field.
  • Women’s Lacrosse Travels to Drexel on Saturday
    March 07, 2014
    Women’s Lacrosse Travels to Drexel on Saturday Women's lacrosse hits the road for back-to-back games, starting with a trip to Drexel on Saturday, March 8. Game time is set for 1 p.m. at Vidas Field, with live action available at UMBCRetrievers.com.
  • Haggerty Scores First Two Collegiate Goals; UMBC Falls to High Point, 16-6
    March 05, 2014
    Haggerty Scores First Two Collegiate Goals; UMBC Falls to High Point, 16-6 Women's lacrosse freshman Caroline Haggerty connected on the first two goals of her career in her first collegiate start against High Point on Wednesday afternoon at UMBC Stadium, but it was not enough as the Panthers defeated the Retrievers, 16-6.
  • Women’s Lacrosse Hosts High Point in Midweek Clash
    March 04, 2014
    Women’s Lacrosse Hosts High Point in Midweek Clash UMBC women’s lacrosse looks to build off back-to-back wins on Wednesday, March 5, when it clashes with High Point for the first-ever meeting between the two squads. Game time is set for 5:30 p.m. at the UMBC Stadium.
  • Barnett Captures America East Defensive Player of the Week
    March 03, 2014
    Barnett Captures America East Defensive Player of the Week UMBC women’s lacrosse’s red-shirt sophomore Anna Barnett captured her first America East Defensive Player of the Week, as announced by the league office on Monday.
  • Harkey Guides Women's Lacrosse Past La Salle, 7-6
    March 01, 2014
    Harkey Guides Women's Lacrosse Past La Salle, 7-6 Women’s lacrosse senior attacker Shannon Harkey broke a 6-6 tie with 4:39 to go in the contest with her second score of the game to lead the Retrievers to a 7-6 victory against La Salle on Saturday afternoon at McCarthy Stadium.
  • Women’s Lacrosse Hits the Road to Take on La Salle
    February 28, 2014
    Women’s Lacrosse Hits the Road to Take on La Salle The women’s lacrosse team looks to build off its dramatic 11-10 double-overtime victory on Saturday, March 1 when it travels to La Salle for its first-ever meeting with the Explorers. Game time is set for 1 p.m. at McCarthy Stadium.
  • Reese Sends UMBC Women’s Lacrosse to Dramatic 11-10 Second Overtime Win over American
    February 22, 2014
    Reese Sends UMBC Women’s Lacrosse to Dramatic 11-10 Second Overtime Win over American UMBC freshman attack Mackenzie Reese scored off a feed from sophomore Rachel Benzing with 13 seconds remaining in the second overtime period to give the Retrievers women’s lacrosse team a thrilling 11-10 win over American, Saturday evening at UMBC Stadium.
  • Women’s Lacrosse Returns Home for Clash with American
    February 21, 2014
    Women’s Lacrosse Returns Home for Clash with American Women's lacrosse continues its rigorous 2014 schedule on Saturday, Feb. 22 when it returns home to take on American in a 4 p.m. matchup at UMBC Stadium.
  • Bilney Scores Four for UMBC Women’s Lacrosse; Retrievers Fall at No. 20 Towson, 11-6
    February 19, 2014
    Bilney Scores Four for UMBC Women’s Lacrosse; Retrievers Fall at No. 20 Towson, 11-6 UMBC women’s lacrosse’s senior midfielder Kristen Bilney registered a first-half hat trick and finished with four goals versus local rival No. 20 Towson, but the Tigers outscored the Retrievers 6-3 in second half en route to an 11-6 victory in Wednesday evening’s matchup at Johnny Unitas Stadium.
  • Women’s Lacrosse Travels to Local Rival Towson Wednesday
    February 18, 2014
    Women’s Lacrosse Travels to Local Rival Towson Wednesday The UMBC women's lacrosse team hits the road to do battle with another tough local rival on Wednesday, Feb. 19 when it travels to Johnny Unitas Stadium for a 4 p.m. matchup against Towson.
  • Women’s Lacrosse Drops Season-Opener Versus No. 2 Maryland, 14-3
    February 14, 2014
    Women’s Lacrosse Drops Season-Opener Versus No. 2 Maryland, 14-3 The UMBC women’s lacrosse team opened up a two goal lead in the opening half versus No. 2 Maryland, but the Terrapins took over in the second period en route to a 14-3 victory in the season-opener for both squads on Friday afternoon at UMBC Stadium.
  • Women’s Lacrosse Versus No. 2 Maryland Moved to 2 p.m. on Friday
    February 13, 2014
    Women’s Lacrosse Versus No. 2 Maryland Moved to 2 p.m. on Friday The UMBC women’s lacrosse game scheduled against No. 2 Maryland has been pushed back to 2 p.m. on Friday at the UMBC Stadium.
  • UMBC Women’s Lacrosse Hosts No. 2 Maryland to Open 2014 Slate
    February 12, 2014
    UMBC Women’s Lacrosse Hosts No. 2 Maryland to Open 2014 Slate The UMBC women’s lacrosse team starts out its 2014 slate with a bang, hosting No. 2 Maryland on Friday, Feb. 14 at 2 p.m.http://www.umbcretrievers.com/sports/wlax/2013-14/releases/201402127z5zov at the UMBC Stadium.
  • UMBC Women’s Lacrosse Tied for Third in America East Preseason Poll
    February 06, 2014
    UMBC Women’s Lacrosse Tied for Third in America East Preseason Poll UMBC women’s lacrosse earned 14 votes and was picked to tie for third place with New Hampshire in the annual America East Preseason Coaches’ Poll, as announced by the league office on Thursday.
  • Women’s Lacrosse Signs Nine Newcomers for the 2015 Campaign
    December 26, 2013
    Women’s Lacrosse Signs Nine Newcomers for the 2015 Campaign UMBC women’s lacrosse inked nine newcomers to National Letters-of-Intent, as announced by co-head coaches Amy Appelt and Tony Giro.
  • Women’s Lacrosse Releases 2014 Schedule
    December 13, 2013
    Women’s Lacrosse Releases 2014 Schedule UMBC Women’s Lacrosse Co-Head Coaches Amy Appelt and Tony Giro have announced the Retrievers' 2014 schedule.
  • Men’s and Women’s Lacrosse Celebrate with SUCCESS Program
    December 11, 2013
    Men’s and Women’s Lacrosse Celebrate with SUCCESS Program The UMBC men’s and women’s lacrosse programs took some time out before finals to celebrate the end of the semester with 16 members of the campus’ SUCCESS program, which celebrated its final day of classes on Friday.
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