Women's Volleyball, 2006
The 2006 women’s volleyball team saw a 16-15 winning season, made their first trip to the America East Conference Championship, and kicked off a decade of final and semi-final appearances for the Retrievers. Since then the team has reached the Championship finals two more times and have had 5 players named AEC Rookie of the Year. The women’s volleyball team was previously coached for by UMBC Athletic Hall of Fame member Kathy Zerrlaut. In addition to coaching volleyball for 17 seasons, 1972-1989, Zerrlaut coached an established women’s lacrosse team until 1996. She was elected into the Athletic Hall of Fame in 2006.