Retriever Retriever Soccer Park, Men’s Soccer vs. Maryland Honored as “Best Atmosphere” by Press Box’s Best of Baltimore Awards

Retriever Retriever Soccer Park, Men’s Soccer vs. Maryland Honored as “Best Atmosphere” by Press Box’s Best of Baltimore Awards

Press Box Article

Baltimore, Md.—Press Box Online recently published their annual Best of Baltimore Awards, which featured UMBC men's soccer and Retriever Soccer Park earning "Best Atmosphere" for their 1-1 draw against then number one Maryland on September 26.

The game was played before a record crowd of 3,766 at Retriever Soccer Park. The mark broke the previous record of 2,873 against Howard on August 28. Midfielder Gregg Hauck (Linthicum, Md./North County) grabbed the equalizer in the 59th minute after Maryland got the scoring started in the 55th minute.

The Retrievers have finished in the top 30 in attendance four times in the past five years, reaching as high as 13th in 2015. UMBC finished 16th in 2013, 28th in 2014 and 16th this past year.