How Does A College Hoops Team Develop A Faster Tempo? For UMBC, It’s A Process

In Jim Ferry’s first year at UMBC, the Retrievers have occasionally flashed the style Ferry envisions for the program long term. “The phrase I use all the time is just let the ball find the shot,” Ferry said. “We have guys that can all score, so we want … pace and tempo.”

Read more

For UMBC Softball’s Decorated Senior Class, Expectations Remain High Entering 2022

For the first time since joining the America East Conference in 2003, UMBC softball was voted the preseason favorite. “It’s a high honor,” head coach Chris Kuhlmeyer said. “It puts a major target on our backs for this year, but our expectations remain the same.”

Read more

Taylor Calheira, Overtime Hero And Son Of Blast Legend, Shining For UMBC Men’s Soccer

Through 16 games this season, UMBC’s Taylor Calheira has notched nine goals, five of them game-winners. “I’ve been here long enough to see the really good ones, and the great ones,” head coach Pete Caringi said, “and I think he’s going to fall in that great category by the time he’s done.”

Read more

Former UMBC Soccer Star Jon Bell Finding Success With New England Revolution

Former UMBC soccer star Jon Bell always dreamed of playing soccer at the highest level in North America. Last year, he was selected in the 2020 MLS SuperDraft, and earlier this summer, he scored his first goal for the New England Revolution. “It’s doable and it’s possible,” Bell said.

Read more

Fifth-Year Gems Reflective Of NCAA-Bound Morgan State, UMBC Softball Squads

Morgan State and UMBC are two of just 64 teams still playing as the NCAA softball tournament opens May 21, and no one embodies the spirit of both teams more than two fifth-year seniors in the Bears’ Haylee Bobos and the Retrievers’ Maddie Daigneau.

Read more