2014-15 Women's Lacrosse News

March 2, 2015
Major Earns AEC Defensive Player of the Week for UMBC Women’s Lacrosse
UMBC women’s lacrosse’s freshman goalkeeper Kelsey Major (Eldersburg, Md./Liberty) earned her first collegiate honor, being named the America East Defensive Player of the Week, as announced by the conference office on Monday.

February 28, 2015
Women’s Lacrosse’s First-Half Performance Too Much for High Point
UMBC women’s lacrosse received goals from four different players as the Retrievers built up a four-goal cushion in the opening period and held off High Point for a 7-5 victory on Saturday afternoon at Vert Stadium.

February 27, 2015
Women’s Lacrosse Looks to Continue Momentum at High Point on Saturday
UMBC women’s lacrosse looks to continue its recent momentum on Saturday, Feb. 28 when the Retrievers head to High Point for a 2 p.m. matchup at Vert Stadium.

February 25, 2015
UMBC Women’s Lacrosse Defeats American, 9-5, Behind Big First Half
UMBC women’s lacrosse used a 7-2 first-half to earn its second straight victory and even its season-record to 2-2 on the year with a 9-5 win against American in non-conference action on Wednesday afternoon at Jacobs Field. The Retrievers were led by a game-high six points, on four goals and two assists, from senior attacker Abby Wilson (Bel Air, Md./Fallston) and received 12 stops from rookie goalkeeper Kelsey Major (Eldersburg, Md./Liberty), the most saves in a game for a Retriever player since April 14, 2012.

February 24, 2015
Women’s Lacrosse Returns to Action at American Wednesday
UMBC women’s lacrosse returns to action on Wednesday, Feb. 24 when it travels to American for a 3 p.m. matchup at Jacobs Field.

February 22, 2015
Women’s Lacrosse Versus Towson Cancelled
UMBC women's lacrosse's game versus Towson that was rescheduled for Monday, Feb. 23 at 11 a.m. at UMBC Stadium has been cancelled.

February 21, 2015
Women’s Lacrosse Holds Off Mount St. Mary’s, 5-4
UMBC women’s lacrosse picked up its first victory of the season behind a two-goal effort from senior attacker Abby Wilson (Bel Air, Md./Fallston) to defeat Mount St. Mary’s, 5-4, on a snowy Saturday afternoon at UMBC Stadium.

February 19, 2015
Women’s Lacrosse Returns to Action Saturday Against Mount St. Mary’s; Game Time Moved Up
After a postponement on Wednesday, UMBC women’s lacrosse returns to action on Saturday, Feb. 21 when it hosts Mount St. Mary’s. The game’s original game time of noon has been moved up to 11 a.m. at UMBC Stadium.

February 18, 2015
Women's Lacrosse Reschedules Game Against Towson for Monday
The UMBC women's lacrosse game versus Towson University, scheduled for Wednesday, Feb. 18 at 4:30 p.m., has been rescheduled for Monday, Feb. 23 at 11 a.m. at UMBC Stadium. The game was postponed due to inclement weather conditions in the Baltimore metropolitan area.

February 17, 2015
Women’s Lacrosse Continues Home Stand Against Local-Rival Towson
UMBC women’s lacrosse continues its three game home stand on Wednesday, Feb. 18 when the Retrievers host local-rival Towson at 4:30 p.m. at UMBC Stadium.

February 14, 2015
Retrievers Fight, But Fall 10-9 in Overtime to La Salle
The UMBC women’s lacrosse team suffered their second overtime loss of the season, 10-9, to La Salle on Saturday. The Retrievers made a big push, outscoring the Explorers 5-2 in the second half, but could not get the finisher in overtime.

February 13, 2015
Women’s Lacrosse Entertains La Salle in Home Opener Saturday
UMBC women’s lacrosse looks to rebound from a heart-breaking overtime loss to Temple in its season opener when it entertains La Salle in its home opener on Saturday, Feb. 14. Game time is set for noon at UMBC Stadium.

February 11, 2015
UMBC Drops Season Opener, 10-9, in Overtime to Temple
The Retrievers opened the season at Temple on Wednesday, but fell in a 10-9 overtime heart-breaker to the Owls. The loss drops the Retrievers to 0-1 to start the year.

February 10, 2015
Women's Lacrosse Opens Campaign at Temple on Wednesday Afternoon
The UMBC women’s lacrosse team kicks-off the 2015 campaign by traveling up I-95 to face a veteran Temple squad on Wednesday at 3 p.m. Fans can catch all the action from Geasey Field by watching the free video live stream ( or following along with live stats (

January 27, 2015
Women’s Lacrosse Picked Fifth in Preseason Coaches’ Poll
UMBC women’s lacrosse was picked to finish fifth in the annual America East Preseason Coachces’ Poll, as announced by the league office on Wednesday.

January 23, 2015
Slade Represents UMBC Women’s Lacrosse at US Lacrosse Convention; Slade to be Inducted into L.I.M.L.F. Hall of Fame
UMBC Women’s Lacrosse Co-Head Coach Amy (Appelt) Slade will represent the Retrievers in a pair of US Lacrosse events over the next few weeks. Slade is scheduled to present at the US Lacrosse Convention on Saturday, Jan. 24 in Baltimore. Just a few weeks later, Slade will be inducted into the Long Island Metropolitan Lacrosse Foundation Hall of Fame.

December 19, 2014
Women’s Lacrosse Announces 2015 Slate
UMBC Women’s Lacrosse Co-Head Coaches Tony Giro and Amy Slade have announced the squad’s upcoming 16-game 2015 schedule, which features four squads from the Old Line State, including defending national champion University of Maryland.

December 10, 2014
Women’s Lacrosse Adds Nine for the 2016 Campaign
UMBC women’s lacrosse inked nine Maryland natives to National Letters-of-Intent to join the Retrievers for the 2016 campaign, as announced by co-head coaches Tony Giro and Amy Slade.

September 9, 2014
Women’s Lacrosse Releases Fall Schedule
UMBC women’s lacrosse has announced its 2014 fall schedule, highlighted by a competition at defending national champion Maryland in late September.

July 23, 2014
Women’s Lacrosse Incoming Freshman Plays in 2014 Under Armour All-American Game
BALTIMORE – Incoming UMBC women’s lacrosse freshman Tianna Wallpher participated in the 2014 Under Armour All-America Game on July 22, 2014 at the Towson University’s Johnny Unitas Stadium.

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