Women’s Lacrosse Names Captains for 2019 Season

Women’s Lacrosse Names Captains for 2019 Season

BALTIMORE – UMBC women's lacrosse head coach Amy Slade has announced that defender Jenna Baverman and midfielder Catherine Sims have been selected as captains for the 2019 season.

Baverman, who transferred into UMBC as a sophomore from Hofstra, is in her second term as team captain and has started in all 34 games as a Retriever and caused 26 turnovers, including a career-high three against LIU Brooklyn last season, and scooped up 45 ground balls. The Baltimore native also competed for the Israeli women's national team in 2015 and 2016.

"I am honored to represent an amazing group again," said Baverman. "I look forward to continuing the team's growth and to keep pushing to reach our goals for the upcoming year."

Sims has competed in 46 games for the Retrievers, racking up 12 points off eight goals and four assists, with a career-high five goals and two assists last year. The midfielder also has picked up 48 ground balls, controlled 21 draws, and caused 23 turnovers in her last three seasons.

"Im honored to be given this opportunity and I'm excited to work with this awesome senior class to continue to grow our program and leave our mark for our last year," said Sims.