4 Neill Lewnes
4 - Neill Lewnes
Height: 5-8
Weight: 165
Year: Senior
Hometown: Arnold, Md.
High School: St. Mary's
Position: M

Accolades: (2010) A member of the America East Winter/Spring Honor Roll... (2011) Named team’s Unsung Hero… Selected to the America East All-Academic team…Named to the Winter-Spring  Commissioner’s Honor Roll... (2013) Voted by the squad as one of its three captains... Also earned his second league All-Academic Team honor... Named to the Winter-Spring Commissioner’s Honor Roll. 

2013: Rehabbed his torn ACL in the fall, but did compete in the season opener on Feb. 16… Collected a season-best seven ground balls on the frigid field at Robert Morris… Did not play in four of five games (March 2-23) due to an unrelated injury, but the defensive middie competed in the final seven contests… Scored his eighth and ninth career goals vs. Towson (March 19) and Stony Brook (April 13)… Collected 27 ground balls in 11 games and surpassed the 100-ground ball mark (101) in 37 games played.

2012: En route to an All-Conference campaign, but it was short-circuited as he suffered a torn ACL in the conference opener vs. Hartford on March 31 and missed the remainder of the season… Still finished third on the team with 30 ground balls, corralling 4.3 per game from his short-stick defensive midfield position… Also caused nine turnovers and was the team’s top “cover” midfielder in seven contests… Scored his lone goal of the season in the third quarter vs. the Hawks and controlled his sixth ground ball on the ensuing draw when he suffered the injury… Corralled a season-high seven ground balls in the opener vs. Robert Morris… Scooped up five ground balls and caused two miscues each in games at Rutgers and vs. Fairfield.


2011: Competed in all 13 games and started three, playing through injuries throughout much of the season… Led the Retrievers in ground ball with 41 and was tied for second with seven caused turnovers… Recorded six goals and two helpers… Debuted with a monster performance at Presbyterian- scored his first collegiate goal, caused three turnovers, and scooped up a team season-best 11 ground balls… Recorded five ground balls in back-to-back games vs. heavyweights North Carolina (March 5) and Johns Hopkins (March 12)… Posted his first multiple-point game (1g, 1a) in the win over Quinnipiac on March 26 and repeated that effort on April 1 at Stony Brook… Scored a single goal in four consecutive games, including goals on his only shots of the game vs. Towson (April 6) and Binghamton (April 9).




2010: Competed in six games in his initial campaign at UMBC… Saw action as a defensive midfielder… Attempted a pair of draws and collected three ground balls.



Background: Majoing in financial economics... Scored 11 goals, added 14 assists, corralled a team-best 108 ground balls and won 63 percent of his draws for St. Mary’s in 2009… Selected to the All-County First-Team and All-MIAA team in 2009... The Saints’ Most Valuable Player and its team captain in 2009… Excelled in a game vs. powerful Gilman as a senior, scoring a pair of goals, adding an assist and winning 13 of 15 draws… Scored seven goals and added 14 assists and was named to the All-County team as a junior… Named the team’s Unsung Hero in 2008… An All-County tailback who rushed for over 1,200 yards and also captained the Saints’ state champion football team in 2008… Enjoys golf and racquetball… His mother, Tina, played basketball and lacrosse at Notre Dame…Has two brothers, Nick, 24, and Nathan, 18, who joined him at UMBC this fall… The Lewnes' are the 29th brother combination to compete at UMBC... Son of Tina and George Lewnes… Born Nov. 18, 1990.


 Year GP/GS GPts. Sh. Pct. GB Pen.  FO
 2010  6/0 0 0 0 0 .000  3 --  0-2
 2011 13/3 6 2 8 11 .545 41 4/3:00 2-12
 2012  7/1 1 0 1 2 .500 30 -- 2-2
 2013 11/0 2 0 2 4 .500 27 -- --
 Totals 37/4 9 2 11 17 .529 101 4/3:00 4-16