BALTIMORE – UMBC women's lacrosse closes out a three-game home stand as part of a UMBC lacrosse doubleheader on Saturday, April 11 when the Retrievers host UMass Lowell on Senior Day at UMBC Stadium. Game time is set for 3 p.m., with all the live action available, free of charge, on UMBCRetrievers.tv, courtesy of the America East digital network.
UMBC STADIUM PROMOTION:
-2 for 1 day! Tickets for the women's game are good for the men's game.
-Halftime recognition for alumni.
-Staff appreciation day, each play will invite their favorite professors and/or faculty staff members (faculty/staff free night).
SCOUTING THE RETRIEVERS (7-6, 2-1 AE):
-UMBC has dropped two of its last three games, but both losses came against non-conference opponents, including Tuesday's 11-6 loss to Towson. In league action, the Retrievers are coming off a 15-6 victory against New Hampshire on Saturday, April 4 that gave UMBC a 2-1 record in America East play.
-Freshman Carolyn Jamison, the reigning America East Rookie of the Week, is coming off a two-goal effort against Towson. Jamison is one of five Retrievers that have tabbed double-digit goals on the season (13). Classmate Marissa Davey has chipped in all 18 of her points over the last eight games, including 10 goals and two assists during conference play.
-Red-shirt sophomore Sam Nolan has registered six helpers over the last two games to lead the Retrievers with 13 assists on the season. Nolan ranks second on the team in goals (18) and points (31), behind only senior Abby Wilson's 24 goals and 33 points. Wilson has registered 20-plus goals in each of her four season son campus, including a collegiate-best 24 scores in the 2015 campaign. The senior is 10 goals shy of reaching the 100-goal plateau.
-Defensively, freshman Tianna Wallpher, senior Lexi Bristow and junior Megan Flock have combined to cause 34 turnovers on the year. Each member of the trio has 20-plus ground balls and 10-plus caused turnovers on the season.
SCOUTING THE RIVERS HAWKS (0-12, 0-3 AE):
-UMass Lowell has dropped all 12 of its games in its inaugural season with the program. The Rivers Hawks are coming off a 22-6 loss to New Hampshire on Wednesday, with all six goals coming from different players.
-The River Hawks have a pair of 10-goal scorers in freshman Jesse Jay (13) and Emily Wright (12). Jay has chipped in seven assists for a team-best 20 points.
-Rookie Taylor Sokol leads the team with 26 draw controls. Freshman goalkeeper Courtney Barrett leads the team with 48 ground balls and 19 caused turnovers. Barrett has made 119 saves on the season.
INSIDE THE SERIES:
-UMBC takes on first-year program UMass Lowell for the first time.
UP NEXT FOR THE RETRIEVERS: UMBC concludes its home schedule with a matchup against No. 9 Stony Brook on Friday, April 17 at UMBC Stadium.