Lacrosse standouts Andrew Hampson and Brendan Mundorf have been named as two of six former Retriever student-athletes that will be inducted into the UMBC Athletics Hall of Fame on Saturday, Jan. 31. A dinner and subsequent ceremony will take place, beginning at 6 p.m., at the Westin BWI Airport Hotel.
Hampson was UMBC's Outstanding Senior Athlete in 1999. A former walk-on goalkeeper to the program, he currently stands third in all-time saves with 672. After transferring from the University of Arizona, he earned the UMBC starting netminder position for three seasons and earned All-America status in 1999.
The former Boys' Latin product holds the fifth (tied) and seventh spots for single game saves by a UMBC netminder, making 26 stops at Cornell in April of 2006 and turning away 24 Stony Brook attempts a year later.
Hampson was the starting keeper on UMBC's first two NCAA Division I men's lacrosse tournament teams in 1998 and 1999 and played in the North-South Classic after his senior campaign. He is a member of UMBC's All-Time Lacrosse Team.
Mundorf capped a brilliant collegiate career by being selected to the STX/USILA All-America squad as a member of the Third Team attack unit in 2006. He led UMBC to its first NCAA Tournament since 1999, tallying 28 goals. The local Mount St. Joseph product also earned All-America honors in 2005.
Mundorf earned back-to-back Player of the Year honors in the America East Conference and finished his career as the sixth-leading scorer in school history with 112 goals, 73 assists and 185 total points.. The three-time America East First Team selection competed for the Denver Outlaws of Major League Lacrosse from 2006-13 and for the Chesapeake Bayhawks in 2014 and has earned multiple-year MLL All-Star selections.
The attackman has competed in three FIL world championships. He played for Team Australia in 2008 and was one of the tournament's top scorers. Mundorf earned a spot on Team USA in 2010, helping the squad to a gold medal.and also earned a spot on the 2014 team.
Tickets to the event are still available and can be purchased online at Retriever Net, UMBC's Alumni Community website. The direct link is http://alumni.umbc.edu/s/1325/index_social.aspx?sid=1325&pgid=1193&gid=1&cid=2338&ecid=2338&post_id=0.