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Friday, October 5


6:30 p.m., Erickson Field

The annual Homecoming bonfire is a long-standing favorite of the UMBC community. This year, the bonfire will feature free food, Homecoming giveaways, and a chance to show your black and gold spirit with UMBC Athletics!  This event is sponsored by the Student Events Board (seb), and open to all! Stick around to enjoy an outdoor screening of The Lion King following the Bonfire (movie will be shown weather-permitting)!

Volleyball vs. New Hampshire: $
7 p.m., Event Center


Saturday, October 6



Men’s Soccer vs. UMASS Lowell: $
7 p.m., Retriever Soccer Park

Sunday, October 7


Volleyball vs. UMASS Lowell: $
1 p.m., Event Center

Cheer on our volleyball team as they take on UMass Lowell in a key America East Conference match-up!




Thursday, October 11


Women’s Soccer vs. Stony Brook: $
7 p.m., Retriever Soccer Park


Friday, October 12



2018 Men’s Lacrosse Alumni Golf Outing: R, $
1:30 p.m., Compass Pointe Golf Course

Join fellow alumni, family, and friends for a round of golf to support the Retrievers! Lunch will be provided. All proceeds from this event will go to UMBC Men’s Lacrosse team.

Men’s Basketball Tip-Off Dinner: R, $
7 p.m., Bond Street Wharf, Baltimore

Join us on the evening of October 12 to celebrate the historic 2017-2018 men’s basketball season and kickoff the upcoming season. The reception will open at 6pm, with dinner and program beginning at 7pm. Please RSVP by October 4.

Contact Liz Frediani at or 410-455-3137 for questions or more info.


Saturday, October 13


Athletic Alumni Games ad UMBC Stadium
11 a.m., Women’s Lacrosse Alumni Game
12:15 p.m., Men’s Lacrosse Alumni Game

It’s Retrievers vs. Alumni! Get a first look at the current UMBC Retrievers women’s and men’s lacrosse team as they take on the Alumni in a game-like scrimmage in preparation for the 2019 season, prior to the 5 p.m. soccer pre-game Social at Retriever Soccer Park.


Women’s Basketball Practice
1 p.m., Event Center

“Calling all Women’s Basketball alumni! Come and check out our 2018-19 team at practice and then join us for a tour of the Event Center prior to the Men’s Basketball Black & Gold scrimmage and the Athletics Alumni Social.”

Men’s Basketball Black & Gold Scrimmage
3 p.m., Event Center

Coming off one of their best seasons in school history, the UMBC Men’s Basketball team is preparing for another great run this year! Check out the squad in their annual Black & Gold Scrimmage at the Event Center Admission is free for all!


Athletics Alumni Social: R, $
5 p.m., Retriever Soccer Park

Reconnect with your fellow UMBC athletics alumni before watching the men’s soccer team as they take on the Hawks of Hartford in an America East Conference match-up! $5 ticket includes a ticket to the game, BBQ dinner, alcoholic beverages and family-friendly activities. Please bring government-issued ID, as we will have wristbands for all attendees over 21.

Men’s Soccer Game vs. Hartford: $
7 p.m., Retriever Soccer Park  

Cheer on our men’s soccer team as they take on Hartford under the lights in a key America East Conference match-up!

We are recognizing the Lou Cantori award winner at half-time of the game.



Sunday, October 14


Women’s Soccer Alumni Summit/Breakfast: R
8:30 a.m., Event Center Retriever Room

This year with the introduction of a new head coach, Vanessa Mann, we are excited to offer an alumni weekend that will include a breakfast and summit. The summit is an opportunity for the women’s soccer alumni to formally meet the new head coach, hear about the vision of the program, the initiatives we are working on to include fundraising/connecting our current student-athletes with alumni in the same/similar field of study, and to also voice their thoughts on their experience here as student-athletes and what they would like to see from the program.

Women’s Soccer alumni can register for the summit here.

Women’s Soccer vs. UMass Lowell, $
1 p.m.Retriever Soccer Park

Cheer on our women’s soccer team as they take on UMass Lowell in a key America East Conference match-up!