BALTIMORE – UMBC women's lacrosse looks to knock off nationally-ranked No. 6/5 Stony Brook in its final game at UMBC Stadium of the 2015 regular-season on Friday, April 17. Game time is set for 4 p.m., with all the live action available, free of charge, on UMBCRetrievers.tv, courtesy of the America East digital network.
UMBC STADIUM PROMOTION:
-Family four pack, four tickets, four hot dogs, and four drinks for $16.
SCOUTING THE RETRIEVERS (8-6, 3-1 AE):
-UMBC is in a quest for its first conference tournament appearance since 2012 with two games remaining in the regular-season and is coming off a 19-2 win against UMass Lowell on Saturday to bring its conference record to 3-1 on the year. The Retrievers outscored UMass Lowell, 11-0, in the opening half behind a combined nine points from sophomore Jennie Milligan and freshman Carolyn Jamison en route to UMBC scoring a season-high 19 goals.
-Milligan, who has posted a 20-goal improvement from her rookie campaign, has recorded 10 of her 21 goals and 15 of her 29 points during league play. Freshman Marissa Davey continues to produce off the bench for the Retrievers, posting a team-best 14 goals during America East action, ranking second in the league (3.5 goals per game).
-Senior Abby Wilson has tallied a point in 19 straight games, dating back to last season, and stands eight goals shy of reaching the 100-goal plateau and 10 points shy of reaching 150 points for her career. Wilson paces the squad with 26 goals and 10 assists for 36 points. Red-shirt sophomore Sam Nolan has double-digit goals and assists for the first time in her career and is one point away from reaching 50 points for her career. Nolan has recorded seven assists in the last three games to lead the team with 14 helpers on the season, tied for sixth in the league.
-Freshman Caitlin Miller ranks 12th nationally and moved into third on UMBC's single-season draw list, pulling in eight draw controls versus UMass Lowell for a season-total of 67 draws on the year.
SCOUTING THE SEAWOLVES (13-1, 4-0 AE):
-Stony Brook has won two straight since dropping its only game of the season to No. 20 Johns Hopkins on Tuesday, April 7. The Seawolves are coming off their first-ever win against top-five team in an 11-9 victory against Northwestern on Sunday. Freshman Kylie Ohlmiller registered a game-best six points on four goals and two assists.
-Sophomore Courtney Murphy leads the team and ranks third in the league in goals (46), while Ohlmiller has posted a team-best 54 points, fifth in the league.
INSIDE THE SERIES:
-UMBC leads the all-time series, 7-4, but Stony Brook has won four straight matchups.
-The Retrievers' last win came on March 27, 2010, a 10-9 overtime victory on Stony Brook's home field.
-UMBC holds a 4-1 record versus the Seawolves at UMBC Stadium.
UP NEXT FOR THE RETRIEVERS: UMBC concludes the regular season with a matchup at No. 19 Albany on Saturday, April 25.