Wednesday, Jan. 12
Women's Basketball: UMBC vs. Boston University, 7 p.m.
Women's Basketball: UMBC vs. Northeastern, 7 p.m.
Notes: History was not on UMBC's side when the Retriever men's basketball team fell behind by 13 points to Stony Brook midway through the second half on Wednesday�the Retrievers were 0-6 when trailing at halftime this season, 0-14 last season, and had not won when behind at intermission since a 63-57 win over Fairleigh Dickinson on Feb. 1, 2003, a streak of 29 straight failures�but an 18-2 run and clutch free throw shooting down the stretch propelled UMBC to a 74-67 win over the Seawolves.
Rob Gogerty led the charge with 17 points. Reserves Brian Hodges (12 points), Mike Housman (10), and Rashad Bilal (10) were keys down the stretch.
Gogerty became the ninth player in school history to hit the 300-assist plateau (305) with his four assists against Stony Brook.
Senior center Andrew Feeley now has 555 career rebounds and is tenth on UMBC's all-time list.
In women's basketball, UMBC lost a heartbreaker at Stony Brook on Wednesday, falling 68-66 as the host Seawolves hit the game-winning shot with four seconds left.
Junior guard Matea Pender scored a career-high 30 points in the loss, including 6 of 8 from behind the three-point line and 10 of 10 from the free throw stripe.
The UMBC men's and women's swimming and diving teams swept Howard in a dual meet.
With the win, the men improved to 7-0, while the women are now 5-3 on the season.
On the men's side, the Retrievers were led by Jeff Salgado, who won the diving competition with an NCAA first round zone qualifying score.
The Retriever men's track and field team produced several dominant performances in Bucknell University's Gulden's Relays held on January 8.
UMBC's Rob Ludwig (pole vault), Izudin Mehmedovic (3,000 meter run) and Adam Grossman (60 dash) each won their events and the distance medley relay team (10:27.16) also struck gold.
On the women's side, freshman Toni Boyd placed second in the both weight throw and the shot put.