University at Albany men's lacrosse secured a crucial victory over America East rival UMBC with freshman Jackson Palumb's late-game heroics, tying the game and then sealing the win with two goals in the final minutes.

By the Numbers
  • Palumb: 2 goals, 1 assist, 3 ground balls
  • Ryan Doherty: 4 goals, 1 assist
  • Jake Piseno: 2 goals, 2 ground balls
  • Jacob Smith: 1 goal, 1 ground ball, 1 caused turnover
  • Landon Whitney: 10 saves, .435 save percentage
Yes, But

The game was not without its challenges, with UMBC putting up a strong fight and taking the lead in the second half before Palumb's late-game heroics turned the tide.

State of Play
  • UAlbany moves into first place in the America East conference with a 3-0 record.
  • Freshman standout performances were key in the victory, showcasing the team's depth and potential.
What's Next

UAlbany men's lacrosse team will face Bryant in their upcoming night game at Casey Stadium, looking to build on their momentum from this crucial win.

Bottom Line

UAlbany's victory over UMBC, fueled by Palumb's late-game heroics, propels them to the top of the America East conference, highlighting the team's resilience and depth, setting the stage for a promising season ahead.