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UMBC Field Hockey Blanked by Albany, 4-0
Teska Koch opened the scoring for the Great Danes with an unassisted goal at the 6:37 mark, the first of her two tallies on the day. The score remained 1-0 for most of the first half before Michelle Simpson, the America Eastís leading scorer, poked in a deflection at 32:10. Arlette Westdorp was credited with the assist.
Koch struck again at 42:15, assisted by Michele Polizois. The Great Danes held their 3-0 lead for much of the rest of the game, but with less than nine minutes remaining, Nicole Savage knocked in a rebound of a shot off UMBC junior goalie Ashley Benitezís pads for the 4-0 victory.
Benitez totaled seven saves in 70 minutes, while
The Great Danes out-shot the Retrievers, 12-7, but UMBC held a 9-5 advantage on penalty corners.
The Retrievers return to the field Wednesday, Oct. 18, when they host the