The Retrievers will open March at Fairfield on Sat., March 2, trying to avenge an overtime loss (10-9) at UMBC Stadium last season.
The Retrievers will have another short week as they play both at Maryland and at Hopkins less than 48 hours apart. UMBC will play at 7 p.m. Wed., March 6 at Byrd Stadium and face Johns Hopkins at Homewood Field on Fri., March 8. at 5:30 p.m. The latter contest will be televised by ESPNU.
UMBC will then host three games in a row, which includes two newcomers to the 2013 schedule. The Retrievers will welcome High Point to UMBC Stadium on Sat., March 16 and follow up with in-state rival Towson on Tue., March 19.
The Retrievers conclude the nonconference portion of the slate as they host Mount St. Mary's on Sat., March 23. UMBC has not played the Mount since 2003.
American East competition begins with a trip to face Hartford on Sat., March 30, before opening the month of April vs. Vermont on Sat., April 6.
After road contests at Stony Brook (Sat., April 13) and Albany (Sat., April 20), UMBC closes the regular season at home vs. Binghamton on Sat., April 27.
The 2013 America East Championships will be held at Stony Brook's LaValle Stadium. The semifinals take place on Thursday, May 2 and the title game begins at 10:00 on Sat., May 4. The championship game will be televised on ESPNU.