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Soccer was UMBC's first intercollegiate sport in 1966. UMBC's Athletics became a NCAA
Division I team in 1985. The Retriever Athletic Center (RAC) was constructed in 1999.
Richard Mentzer was the first director of athletics from 1966-1968, followed by E.
Richard Watts, Jr. (1968-1985), Rick Hartzell (1985-1989), Charlie Brown (1989-2013),
and Tim Hall (2013-present).
Collection was transferred from the Department of Athletics, Physical Education and
Recreation in 2009, 2010, and 2013. Accessions: UARC 2009-099, UARC 2010-014, UARC
2013-015, UARC 2013-016.
Collection unprocessed and organized as individual accessions. University publications
relating to Athletics, including scrapbooks and media guides, are available under
the call number UPUB A7.
Describing Archives: a Content Standard (DACS)
Archives Processing Manual: Description (2015): The processing manual used in Special Collections for all descriptive platforms, including
Finding Aid: http://library.umbc.edu/speccoll/findingaids/coll060.php
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University of Maryland, Baltimore County. Athletics, Physical Education, Rec
National Collegiate Athletic Association
University of Maryland (System) -- Board of Regents
University of Maryland, Baltimore County -- Administration
University of Maryland, Baltimore County -- Basketball
University of Maryland, Baltimore County -- Lacrosse
University of Maryland, Baltimore County -- Sports
University of Maryland, Baltimore County -- Athletics, Physical Education, and Recreation -- Archives