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University of Maryland Baltimore County Men’s Lacrosse Announces Fall Lineup

BALTIMORE – The UMBC men’s lacrosse team will open its 2012 fall competition schedule on Thurs. Sept. 20 when they welcome Keio University of Japan for the fifth time in the past 11 years. The time for the scrimmage at UMBC Stadium is 4:30 p.m. Read More…

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BALTIMORE – The UMBC men’s lacrosse team will open its 2012 fall competition schedule on Thurs. Sept. 20 when they welcome Keio University of Japan for the fifth time in the past 11 years. The time for the scrimmage at UMBC Stadium is 4:30 p.m.

Under head coach Don Zimmerman, UMBC has hosted Keio University in fall competition in 2002, 2004, 2006 and 2008. The Retrievers travelled to Japan in the summers of 2005 and 2009 to compete in the International Friendship Games and are planning a return visit in the summer of 2013.

The 2012-13 Retrievers will compete in the annual Varsity vs. Alumni game on Sat., Oct. 13 and close fall play at the Drexel Fall Ball event on Oct. 20. UMBC will take on Navy and Penn at 1:00 p.m. and 3:00 p.m. at Drexel’s Vidas Field.

The team will also take part in the Sixth Annual Great Prostate Cancer Challenge this Sun., Sept. 9. The 5k race helps raise funds for prostate cancer research, awareness and free screenings for men in the Baltimore community. It begins at 8:30 a.m. at Johnny Unitas Stadium on the campus of Towson University. The team has participated in the event since its inception in 2007.

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