BALTIMORE--The UMBC baseball team will kick-off the 2008 season this weekend as they host Army in a three-game series beginning with a 3:00 p.m. contest on Friday afternoon at The Baseball Factory Field at UMBC.
BALTIMORE--The UMBC baseball game against Vermont scheduled for 12:00 p.m. on Sunday has been pushed back to 1:00 p.m. due to rain and wet conditions from last night and during the early morning hours. The Retrievers and Catamounts will meet in the series finale, with the Catamounts leading the series 2-1, at 1:00 p.m. where UMBC will look for its first series split since 2006. Follow the game action live with Live Stats by clicking on the link above.
BALTIMORE--The UMBC baseball team fell in conference play against Vermont on Sunday, 13-5, at The Baseball Factory Field at UMBC. The Retrievers (8-16, 1-3 America East) took the first game of the four-game series on Friday, but the Catamounts (8-10, 3-1 America east) claimed both games of the Saturday doubleheader and the Sunday finale to win the series, 3-1.
BALTIMORE--The UMBC baseball team dropped both sides of a doubleheader and fell to 1-2 in conference play as it lost, 17-4 in game one and 4-2 in game two against Vermont on Saturday at The Baseball Factory Field at UMBC. The Retrievers (8-15, 1-2 America East) and the Catamounts (7-10, 2-1 America East) will conclude the season series on Friday, when UMBC will look for its first conference series split since tying 2-2 with Albany in 2006.
BALTIMORE--The UMBC baseball team won its conference-opener for the first time since joining the America East in the 2003-04 season as the Retrievers (8-13) downed Vermont, 10-9, in the first game of a four-game series on Friday afternoon at The Baseball Factory Field at UMBC.
BALTIMORE--The UMBC baseball team dropped both sides of a doubleheader to Longwood, as it fell 6-3 and 8-6 on Saturday afternoon at The Baseball Factory Field at UMBC. The Retrievers (6-12) led in both games, but gave up a five-run fifth inning in game one and a three-run sixth inning in game two as they fell to the Lancers (16-10).
BALTIMORE--The game between UMBC and Longwood scheduled for Friday night at 6:00 p.m. has been postponed due to anticipated wet weather in the forecast. The teams will now play a double-header of two seven-inning contests on Saturday beginning at 12:00 p.m.
COLLEGE PARK, Md.--The UMBC baseball team held a 5-1 advantage over Maryland after the fourth inning, but was held scoreless for the rest of the game and gave up five runs, including a three-run seventh as it fell, 6-5, on Wednesday night at Shipley Field.
BALTIMORE--Two three-run innings in the fourth and fifth gave the UMBC baseball team its first win in four outings as the Retrievers downed Mount St. Mary's, 9-5, on Tuesday at The Baseball Factory Field at UMBC.
BRADENTON, Fla.--The UMBC baseball team wrapped up their five-game series at the IMG Baseball Academy in Bradenton, Fla. last week as they finished with a 1-4 record, their only win coming against Bradley in their second game of the Spring Baseball Classic.
WASHINGTON, D.C.--UMBC baseball senior Will Delawter (Frederick, Md./Catoctin/Chesapeake JC) tallied a home run for the second straight game as he led the Retrievers (4-5) to a 10-9 win over Georgetown on Wednesday at Shirley Povich Field.
TOWSON, Md.--The UMBC baseball team was out-hit, 17-9, as they fell to Towson, 11-2 on Tuesday afternoon at Schuerholz Park in Towson, Md. The Tigers' (4-7) head coach, Mike Gottlieb came within one game of 500 wins as he picked up his 499th on Tuesday.
BALTIMORE--Saturday's baseball game between UMBC and Manhattan has been postponed due to heavy rain and winds in the forecast. The Retrievers and Jaspers will play a doubleheader on Sunday consisting of a nine-inning game, followed by a seven-inning affair which is slated to begin at 1:00 p.m.
NEWARK, Del.--Senior Joe Fowler (Wilmington, Del/St. Mark's) returned to his home state and led the Retrievers to a 12-11 victory over Delaware on Tuesday thanks to his game-winning two-run home run in the eighth that sealed a come-from-behind victory for the Retrievers (2-2).
BALTIMORE--The UMBC baseball team picked up its first win of the season as it defeated Army, 8-4, on Saturday at The Baseball Factory Field at UMBC. The Retrievers (1-1) evened their record to .500, while the Black Knights (1-5) dropped their fifth game this season.
The 2008 Retriever baseball squad has had a number of injuries to overcome and a substantial amount of rehabilitation to endure since the 2007 season. With a slew of 10 talented newcomers to supplement the 20 returning letterwinners and a good fall training season behind them, however, head coach John Jancuska is hopeful that this could be the year that UMBC makes its mark in the America East Conference.
BALTIMORE--UMBC baseball senior designated hitter/pitcher Will Delawter has been named the Spotlight player of the week at PingBaseball.com and becomes the fifth player in the country to earn the honor in 2008.
BALTIMORE--UMBC baseball head coach John Jancuska and assistant coaches Bob Mumma and Joe Michalski will take part in two instructional camps this summer in the form of John Jancuska's Youth Baseball Camp and the Summer Slam Baseball Camp.