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UMBC 2005 VOLLEYBALL PROSPECTUS AND SCHEDULE RELEASED
Emily Berman is one of five returning starters in 2005.
The 2005 UMBC Volleyball schedule was released today as the Retrievers aim for their first America East Conference Tournament berth. UMBC will be under the direction of new Head Coach Ian Blanchard as the Retrievers head into their third year of America East competition. Also available online is the Retrieversí 2005 Prospectus found in the information center of the Retrieversí Volleyball homepage.
UMBC will host 12 home matches this year, including the one-day UMBC Tournament that will feature the Retrievers, LaSalle and St. Peterís. The Retrievers other home non-conference schedule includes Big East opponent Villanova, local foes
The Retrievers travel to two tournaments, playing at George Mason and
UMBC opens conference play with two home games in 2005 as opposed to five-consecutive road games that the 2004 season featured. UMBC hosts
UMBC concludes the season with
UMBC will face each America East Conference opponent twice as the top-four seeds at the end of the regular season will reach the conference tournament with the top seed hosting.