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UMBC FIELD HOCKEY FALLS TO LONGWOOD, 1-0
Sophomore goalie Ashley Benitez made her first career start and tallied three saves against Longwood.
The game was scoreless until the 67th minute, when Longwood midfielder Julie Price was fouled on the end line, and the Lancers were awarded a penalty stroke. Midfielder Katy Lernihan lifted the shot into the upper-right corner past Retriever goalie Ashley Benitez (
Making her first career start, Benitez played all 70 minutes between the pipes and recorded three saves for the Retrievers. Lancer goalkeeper Avanell Schmitz tallied four saves. Longwood out-shot UMBC, 11-5, but the Retrievers had the advantage on penalty corners at 5-3.
Senior defender Tiffany Deinzer (
The Retrievers next take on California-Berkeley on Thursday, Sept. 8, in