2013-14 Men's Soccer News
March 5, 2014
Men's Soccer Releases Spring Schedule
BALTIMORE– The UMBC men’s soccer team has released the schedule for their upcoming spring matches. They have scheduled six matches for the remainder of the semester, including some regional heavyweights. UMBC hosts its second annual Kicks for Chase match against 2014 NCAA Championship finalist Maryland on Friday, April 11th.
February 15, 2014
Men's Soccer to Hold First Annual End-of-Season Banquet
The UMBC men's soccer program will celebrate the many great things happening in the program by holding its first ever End of Season Banquet on Friday, Feb. 28th from 7:00 p.m.-9:00 p.m. The event will be held in the Skylight Room of The Commons on campus.
January 29, 2014
Men's Soccer Announces Open Tryouts
BALTIMORE – Walk-on tryouts for the UMBC men's soccer team will take place on Friday, Feb. 21 at the UMBC Stadium Turf Field.
January 27, 2014
Pete Caringi Signs Contract Extension Through 2018 Season
UMBC head men’s soccer coach Pete Caringi has signed a contract extension through the 2018 season, Director of Athletics Tim Hall announced today. The Retrievers finished the 2013 campaign with the top winning percentage in the nation (16-1-5, 84.1%).
January 21, 2014
Caringi, Dacres Selected in MLS SuperDraft
Philadelphia - UMBC senior soccer standouts Pete Caringi III (Perry Hall, Md./Calvert Hall) and Kadeem Dacres (Rosedale, N.Y./Mercer County CC) were both selected in today’s Major League Soccer SuperDraft.Caringi, a forward, was selected in the third round by the Montreal Impact. He was the tenth selection in the round, and the 48th pick overall. The Chicago Fire tabbed Dacres with the eighth pick in the fourth round. The midfielder was the 65th overall selection.
December 13, 2013
Caringi, Ballo, Dacres Rewrite UMBC History Books as Trio Named NSCAA All-Americans
Kansas City, Kan. - UMBC men’s soccer continues to rewrite its history books in the wake of their remarkable 2013 season. The National Soccer Coaches Association of America has announced the 2013 NSCAA/Continental Tire Men’s All-America Teams for all three NCAA divisions and a record number of three Retrievers headline the Division I list. Senior Pete Caringi III (Perry Hall, Md./Calvert Hall) becomes the first Retriever student-athlete to earn NSCAA First Team honors in program history. Junior back Oumar Ballo (Baltimore, Md./Archbishop Curley/CCBC-Essex) received Second Team honors, while senior midfielder Kadeem Dacres (Rosedale, N.Y./Mercer County CC) was tabbed to the Third Team.
December 11, 2013
Caringi, Dacres Invited to 2014 MLS Player Combine
New York, N.Y. – UMBC seniors Pete Caringi III (Perry Hall, Md./Calvert Hall) and Kadeem Dacres (Rosedale, N.Y./Mercer County CC) were among the 50 NCAA Division I college seniors invited to showcase their talents at the 2014 adidas Major League Soccer Player Combine from January 10-14 in Fort Lauderdale, Fla.
December 10, 2013
Caringi, Dacres, Ballo Part of Record-Setting Trio to Earn NSCAA All-Northeast Region First Team Honors
Kansas City, Kan. – A school-record three UMBC men’s soccer players have been named to the 2013 NSCAA/Continental Tire All-Northeast Region First Team, the organization announced today. Seniors Pete Caringi III (Perry Hall, Md./Calvert Hall) andKadeem Dacres (Rosedale, N.Y./Mercer County CC) and juniorOumar Ballo (Baltimore, Md./Archbishop Curley/CCBC-Essex) are all candidates for All-America honors, which will be released later this week.
December 9, 2013
Pete Caringi, Jr. Named NSCAA Senior College Men's Northeast Regional Coach of the Year
Kansas City, Kan. - UMBC Head Men’s Soccer Coach Pete Caringi, Jr. has been selected as the NSCAA Senior College Men’s Northeast regional coach of the year for the 2013 season.
December 3, 2013
Pete Caringi III Tabbed as MAC Hermann Trophy Semifinalist
Kansas City, Kan. – UMBC’s Pete Caringi III (Perry Hall, Md./Calvert Hall) has been tabbed as one of 15 semifinalists for the 2013 Missouri Athletic Club’s (MAC) Hermann Trophy. He becomes the first player in UMBC school history to earn that distinction.
November 27, 2013
Vote Pete Caringi III The 2013 Soccer News Net College Boot Award!
Twenty-nine of the nation's top men's college soccer players have been named finalists for the 2013 Soccer News Net College Boot award, recognizing the men's college player of the year. For the second consecutive year, UMBC forward Pete Caringi III (Perry Hall, Md./Calvert Hall) is a finalist for the award.
November 24, 2013
Historic Season Ends in Penalty Shootout for Men's Soccer; UMBC Draws With Huskies, 2-2, But UConn Advances to NCAA Third Round
BALTIMORE - One of the greatest seasons in UMBC’s NCAA Division I history came to a difficult end in frigid, blustery conditions at Retriever Soccer Park on Sunday evening.
November 18, 2013
UMBC Men’s Soccer Receives First Round Bye, to Play Winner of UConn-Quinnipiac at 5:00 p.m. Sunday
INDIANAPOLIS – The America East champion UMBC men’s soccer team received a first round bye and will take on the winner of UConn versus Quinnipiac in the Second Round of the 2013 NCAA Men’s Soccer College Cup, the NCAA announced on Monday afternoon.
November 16, 2013
Men's Soccer Wins Third America East Title in Four Years; Heads Back to NCAA Tournament After 4-0 Victory Over Hartford
Tournament Most Outstanding Player, UMBC senior forward Pete Caringi III (Perry Hall, Md./Calvert Hall) scored a pair of goals, leading the top-seeded and sixth-ranked Retrievers to a 4-0 victory over Hartford in the America East Championship game.
November 15, 2013
Men's Soccer Hosts Hartford in America East Championship Match on Saturday Evening
For the fourth time in five years, the UMBC men’s soccer program will compete for the America East Conference title. The 2010 and 2012 champions host third-seeded Hartford (13-3-4) on Saturday, Nov. 16 to earn the league’s automatic bid to the 2013 NCAA Men’s Soccer Championships.
November 13, 2013
Dacres' Overtime Goal Gives Men's Soccer 2-1 Victory Over Albany; Retrievers to Host Hartford in AEC Title Game Saturday
BALTIMORE- UMBC senior forward Kadeem Dacres (Rosedale, N.Y./Mercer County CC) scored with 4:48 remaining in the second overtime period and the top-seeded Retrievers nipped Albany, 2-1, in the America East Conference semifinals.
November 12, 2013
Men's Soccer Hosts Upstart Albany in America East Semifinals on Wednesday Evening
The UMBC men’s soccer team begins pursuit of its third America East Tournament title in four years on Wednesday, Nov. 13 when the top-seeded Retrievers (14-1-2) host fifth-seeded Albany (6-10-4) in a conference semifinal match at Retriever Soccer Park
November 8, 2013
UMBC Claims Four Major America East Men’s Soccer Awards to Highlight Year-End Honorees
Cambridge, Mass. – America East Conference regular season champion UMBC captured four of the conference’s major awards as the all-conference teams and superlatives were announced today.
November 7, 2013
Pete Caringi III Earns 2013 America East Men's Soccer Fans' Choice Player of the Year
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. -Earning 2,002 of the 5,523 total votes, UMBC senior striker Pete Caringi III (Perry Hall, Md./Calvert Hall) earned the 2013 America East Men's Soccer Fans' Choice Player of the Year award.
November 6, 2013
DiCesare's Late Goal Propels Men's Soccer to 1-0 Victory Over Stony Brook, America East Regular Season Title
BALTIMORE - UMBC junior midfielder Michael DiCesare (Westerville, Ohio) scored the game’s lone goal with 2:35 remaining and the host Retrievers blanked Stony Brook, 1-0, to clinch its first America East regular season title since 2003.
November 5, 2013
Men's Soccer Shoots for America East Title When Retrievers Host Stony Brook on Wednesday Evening
he sixth-ranked UMBC men’s soccer team (13-1-2, 4-0-2) shoots for its first America East regular season title since 2003 when the Retrievers host Stony Brook (6-9-1, 1-4-1) on Wednesday evening, Nov. 6 at Retriever Soccer Park.
November 4, 2013
Phil Saunders Named America East Men's Soccer Player of the Week
Cambridge, Mass. – Senior goalkeeper Phil Saunders (Perry Hall, Md./Perry Hall) was named America East Conference Men’s Soccer Player of the Week for games ending Nov. 2.
November 1, 2013
Men's Soccer "On the Road Again" as Retrievers Visit UMass Lowell in Saturday Matinee
The UMBC men’s soccer team plays its final regular season road contest of the campaign when the seventh-ranked Retrievers face America East newcomer UMass Lowell at Cushing Field in Lowell, Mass. on Saturday, Nov. 2.
October 26, 2013
Men's Soccer Sets Road Unbeaten Streak School Record, But Cannot Dent Host Binghamton Net in Scoreless Draw
Vestal, N.Y.-The seventh-ranked UMBC Retrievers extended their unbeaten streak to five, but could not dent the Binghamton net and the two America East squads played to a 0-0 double overtime draw in chilly conditions at the BU Sports Complex.
October 25, 2013
Men's Soccer Visits Binghamton on Saturday Evening
The seventh-ranked UMBC men’s soccer squad (12-1-1, 3-0-1) enters the second half of the America East Conference campaign with a contest at Binghamton (3-8-4, 1-1-2) on Saturday, Oct. 26.
October 22, 2013
Men's Soccer Moves Back Up to No. 7 in NSCAA Poll; Retrievers Ranked No. 3 in RPI and No. 5 in Top Drawer Soccer
The UMBC men’s soccer team moved up one notch and is now ranked No. 7 in the Oct. 22 NSCAA/Continental Tire NCAA Division I Men's national poll. That matches the Retrievers’ top ranking of the season by the NSCAA in the Sept. 29 poll.
October 19, 2013
Kansaye Scores Early in Second Half, Defense Stands Up as Men's Soccer Blanks UNH, 1-0
BALTIMORE- UMBC junior midfielder Mamadou Kansaye (Baltimore, Md./McDonogh) scored early in the second half and the defense made the goal stand up as the eighth-ranked Retrievers blanked visiting New Hampshire, 1-0, in an America East mid-season battle for first place.
October 18, 2013
Men's Soccer To Honor Seniors, Championship Teams When They Face Rival UNH in Saturday Evening America East Contest
In a game that is becoming one of the best America East rivalries, eighth-ranked UMBC (11-1-1, 2-0-1) hosts New Hampshire (9-3-0, 3-0-0) in a men’s soccer showdown at Retriever Soccer Park on Saturday evening.
October 16, 2013
Dacres Scores With 12 Seconds Remaining, as No. 8 Men's Soccer Rallies to Win at Vermont, 2-1
Burlington, Vt.- UMBC senior midfielder Kadeem Dacres (Rosedale, N.Y./Mercer County CC) headed home the game-winning goal with 12 seconds to play in regulation time as the visiting Retrievers rallied for a dramatic 2-1 victory at Vermont’s Virtue Field.
October 15, 2013
Men's Soccer Travels to Burlington to Take On Vermont in Wednesday Matinee
The eighth-ranked UMBC men’s soccer team (10-1-1, 1-0-1 America East) takes on host Vermont (7-2-3, 1-1-0) at Virtue Field on Wednesday, Oct. 16.
October 12, 2013
No. 8 Men's Soccer Presses Late, But Can't Convert in Double Overtime Scoreless Draw Versus Albany
BALTIMORE- Eighth-ranked UMBC shook off a tough opening half and outplayed visiting Albany over the final 65 minutes, but could not dent the net and the two teams battled to a 0-0 double-overtime draw before a Homecoming Day crowd of 1,758 at UMBC Stadium.
October 12, 2013
Men's Soccer vs. Albany Moved to UMBC Stadium; Kick-Off Time Remains at 2:30 P.M.
Due to heavy rains in the area over the last several days, UMBC’s men’s soccer game vs. Albany has been moved to UMBC Stadium. The kick-off time remains at 2:30 p.m.
October 11, 2013
Men's Soccer to Welcome Albany in Homecoming Contest in Saturday Matinee
The UMBC menfs soccer team resumes America East Conference competition on Saturday, Oct. 12 when they welcome the Albany Great Danes in a 2:30 match-up to highlight UMBCfs Homecoming 2013 festivities.
October 9, 2013
Men's Soccer at William & Mary Postponed
WILLIAMSBURG, Va. – Wednesday’s William and Mary men’s soccer match against No. 8 UMBC has been postponed due to inclement weather in the area.
October 8, 2013
Eighth-Ranked Men's Soccer to Face William & Mary in Tough Road Contest on Wednesday Evening
UMBC plays its final non-conference game of the season on Wednesday, Oct. 9, when the Retrievers travel to Williamsburg, Va. to meet the William & Mary Tribe at Martin Family Stadium.
October 5, 2013
No. 7 Men's Soccer Rallies for 2-1 Victory at Hartford to Open America East Play
West Hartford, Conn.- UMBC senior midfielder Kadeem Dacres (Rosedale, N.Y.) broke a 1-1 tie with an early second half score and the visiting, seventh-ranked Retrievers (10-1-0, 1-0-0 America East) held on for a 2-1 victory over Hartford (7-2-2, 0-1-0) in the America East opener for both squads.
October 4, 2013
Men's Soccer Opens America East Play at Hartford on Saturday Evening
The UMBC men’s soccer team opens its 11th season of America East play on Saturday, Oct. 5 when the seventh-ranked Retrievers head to West Hartford, Conn., to take on the Hartford Hawks. Both teams have put together outstanding non-conference resumés.
October 1, 2013
Men's Soccer Vaults To No. 7 in NSCAA Poll, But Streaks End in 1-0 Double OT Loss to Delaware
BALTIMORE- The seventh-ranked UMBC men’s soccer team saw its winning streak of nine to start the season and its unbeaten streak of 18, dating back to 2012, halted as visiting Delaware scored with 3:23 to play in the second overtime period and defeated the Retrievers, 1-0.
September 30, 2013
11th-Ranked Men's Soccer Hosts Explosive Delaware Side on Tuesday Evening
The 11th-ranked UMBC men’s soccer team completes its three-game homestand on Tuesday, Oct. 1 when the Retrievers face an explosive Delaware squad at Retriever Soccer Park. UMBC (9-0-0) is ranked fourth in the nation in scoring offense at 2.78 goals per match and Delaware (7-1-0) leads the country at 2.88 per contest.
September 28, 2013
Fernandez Scores Double OT Winner as 11th-Ranked Men's Soccer Edges GW, 2-1
BALTIMORE- The 11th-ranked UMBC men’s soccer team tied a school record by extending its season-opening winning streak to nine straight as the Retrievers got an overtime goal from junior back Marquez Fernandez (Baltimore, Md./McDonogh) and edged visiting George Washington, 2-1, before 1,578 fans at Retriever Soccer Park.
September 27, 2013
Nationally-Ranked Men's Soccer Puts Streak on the Line as GW Visits on Saturday Evening
The UMBC men’s soccer team continues its three-game homestand on Saturday, Sept. 28 when they host George Washington at Retriever Soccer Park. At 8-0-0, the 11th-ranked Retrievers own the best record in the nation and will try to match the program’s longest winning streak to start a season when they take on the Colonials.
September 25, 2013
Men's Soccer Extends Streak to Eight Straight With 1-0 Blanking of George Mason
BALTIMORE- UMBC senior midfielder Travis Dennis (Bowie, Md./Eleanor Roosevel) scored the game’s lone goal in the 41st minute as the 11th-ranked Retrievers (8-0-0) blanked George Mason (4-2-1), 1-0, before 1,150 at Retriever Soccer Park.
September 24, 2013
Men's Soccer Rises to No. 11 in NSCAA Poll; Retrievers Prepare for Home Battle With Mason on Wednesday Evening
The UMBC men’s soccer team opens a three-game homestand on Wednesday, Sept. 25 when they host George Mason at Retriever Soccer Park. UMBC, one of two undefeated and untied teams in the country, has garnered its top two national rankings in school history in two polls entering play this week.
September 23, 2013
Geaton Caltabiano Earns America East, CSN Honors; Men's Soccer Vaults To No. 8 in Top Drawer Soccer Top 25
For the fourth consecutive week, a UMBC men’s soccer player has earned America East Conference Player of the Week honors. For games ending Sept. 22, Retriever junior midfielder Geaton Caltabiano (Lothian, Md./Mount St. Joseph) earned the league’s top honor and he also was tabbed to College Soccer News’ Team of the Week.
September 21, 2013
Three Second-Half Goals Help #21 Men’s Soccer Storm Past Loyola
Baltimore-- The 21st-ranked UMBC men’s soccer team broke through with three second-half goals to defeat Loyola 3-1 and extend its unbeaten streak to 16 games in front of 768 rain-soaked fans at the Ridley Athletic Complex Saturday night in a battle of two local unbeaten teams.
September 20, 2013
Men's Soccer to Face Unbeaten Loyola at Ridley Athletic Complex on Saturday Evening
UMBC continues its series of contests against local rivals on Saturday, Sept. 21, when the Retrievers (6-0-0) make the short trip to the Ridley Athletic Complex to take on the Loyola Greyhounds (5-0-1).
September 17, 2013
Becker's Late Goal Preserves Men's Soccer Season-Opening Win Streak, Retrievers Prevail Over Navy, 3-2 in Overtime
BALTIMORE- The 21st-ranked UMBC men’s soccer team survived a scare from a determined Navy side, but junior back Jordan Becker’s (Pocomoke, Md./Pocomoke) unlikely goal with 7:57 remaining in the second overtime period gave the host Retrievers a 3-2 victory over the Midshipmen.
September 16, 2013
Men's Soccer Begins Series of Game Versus Local Rivals by Hosting Navy on Tuesday Evening
The UMBC men's soccer team (5-0-0), ranked 17th and 21st in two media polls, returns to Retriever Soccer Park to entertain Navy (1-2-2) on Tuesday, Sept. 17.
September 16, 2013
Stephen Ho Named America East Men's Soccer Player of the Week
Cambridge, Mass.- UMBC junior midfielder Stephen Ho (North Potomac, Md./Wootton) was named America East Conference Men’s Soccer Player of the Week for games ending Sept. 15, 2013.
September 14, 2013
Ho Tallies Twice, as No. 23 Men's Soccer Overwhelms Host Radford, 4-1
Radford, Va.- UMBC junior midfielder Stephen Ho (North Potomac, Md./Wootton) scored a pair of goals and the 23rd-ranked Retrievers outscored host Radford, 3-0, in the second half and overwhelmed the Highlanders, 4-1, at Cupp Stadium.
September 12, 2013
Men's Soccer Faces First Road Test at Radford on Saturday Evening
UMBC faces its first road test of the year on Saturday, Sept. 14 when the Retrievers take on Radford (1-1-1) at Cupp Stadium in Radford, Va. Kick-off time is set for 6:00 p.m.
September 9, 2013
Caringi Earns More Conference, National Honors; Retrievers Rise in National Polls
For the second consecutive week, UMBC senior forward Pete Caringi III (Perry Hall, Md./Calvert Hall) has earned the America East Conference Men’s Soccer Player of the Week award.
September 7, 2013
Caringi and Ho Connect Twice to Highlight Men's Soccer's 3-1 Victory Over St. Francis Brooklyn
BALTIMORE- UMBC forward Pete Caringi III (Perry Hall, Md./Calvert Hall) continued his early season torrid pace, scoring a pair of goals for the fourth consecutive game, and leading the Retrievers to a 3-1 victory over St. Francis Brooklyn in the Hampton Inn BWI Classic at Retriever Soccer Park.
September 6, 2013
Men's Soccer Faces St. Francis Brooklyn for Hampton Inn BWI Classic Title
The UMBC men’s soccer team (3-0-0) takes on high-powered St. Francis Brooklyn (1-1-0) to determine the champion of the 2013 Hampton Inn BWI Classic when the teams meet at Retriever Soccer Park on Saturday, Sept. 7.
September 5, 2013
Three-Pete: For Third Straight Game, Caringi Nets a Pair in Men's Soccer's 3-1 Triumph Over CCSU
BALTIMORE- For the third consecutive game, UMBC’s Pete Caringi III (Perry Hall, Md./Calvert Hall) scored a pair of goals and the senior striker led the Retrievers to a 3-1 victory over Central Connecticut State in the Hampton Inn BWI Classic played at Retriever Soccer Park.
September 4, 2013
Men's Soccer to Host Central Connecticut State on Thursday Evening in Hampton Inn BWI Classic
The UMBC men’s soccer team (2-0-0) returns to action on Thursday, Sept. 5 when they host Central Connecticut State University (0-2-0) at Retriever Soccer Park in the first round of the Hampton Inn BWI Classic.
September 3, 2013
Caringi Earns NSCAA and America East Top Weekly Honors
Senior forward Pete Caringi III (Perry Hall, Md./Calvert Hall) started his season with a bang and netted national recognition from the NSCAA, the America East Conference, Top Drawer Soccer and College Soccer News.
September 1, 2013
Caringi Nets Two More as Men's Soccer Upends UNLV, 3-1
BALTIMORE- For the second consecutive game, UMBC senior forward Pete Caringi (Perry Hall, Md./Calvert Hall) scored a pair of goals, leading the Retrievers to identical 3-1 victories.
August 31, 2013
Men's Soccer To Host UNLV in Sunday Matinee
The UMBC men's soccer team will attempt to capture a Springhill Suites Arundel Mills BWI Kick-Off Classic title when they welcome UNLV to Retriever Soccer Park on Sunday, Sept. 1.
August 30, 2013
Caringi Nets a Pair as Men's Soccer Opens With 3-1 Victory Over Seattle U.
BALTIMORE-UMBC senior forward Pete Caringi III (Perry Hall, Md./Calvert Hall) scored twice in the first 24 minutes of play, leading the Retrievers to a 3-1 victory over Seattle U. in the season opener for both squads in the Spring Hill Suites Arundel Mills BWI Kick-Off Classic.
August 29, 2013
Men's Soccer Opens 2013 Campaign on Friday Evening, Hosting Seattle U. at Retriever Soccer Park
The UMBC men's soccer team kicks off its 2013 schedule by hosting the Seattle University Redhawks at Retriever Soccer Park on Fri., August 30
August 28, 2013
2013 UMBC Men's Soccer Outlook: "We are Trying to Learn From the Past"
Akin to another Baltimore-area head coach, UMBC men’s soccer bench boss Pete Caringi, Jr. has artfully avoided too much talk about his program’s most recent success.
August 24, 2013
Men's Soccer Wraps Up Preseason With 1-0 Win over American
BALTIMORE- Junior Geaton Caltabiano (Lothian, Md./Mount St. Joseph) scored four minutes into the contest and the UMBC defense made the goal stand up as the Retrievers blanked American, 1-0, in their final preseason tune-up on August 23 at Retriever Soccer Park.
August 21, 2013
America East Coaches Tab UMBC as Unanimous Favorite in 2013 Preseason Poll
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. — Winner of two of the last three America East men’s soccer titles, including the 2012 crown, UMBC has been picked as the unanimous favorite in the 2013 preseason coaches’ poll, the conference office announced on Wednesday afternoon.
August 20, 2013
UMBC Defeats James Madison, 3-2, in Preseason Opener
Junior Geaton Caltabiano (Lothian, Md./Mount St. Joseph) scored twice and added an assist as UMBC defeated James Madison, 3-2, in a preseason match played at Retriever Soccer Park. The contest consisted of three 30-minute periods.
August 5, 2013
Caringi III Earns PDL Young Player of the Year Award, Named to Postseason PDL Teams
TAMPA, Fla. – UMBC men’s soccer rising senior Pete Caringi III (Perry Hall, Md./Calvert Hall) has concluded the 2013 Premier Development League (PDL) season by garnering the Young (U-21) Player of the Year Award, the league office announced Saturday evening.