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RETRIEVER SOCCER DRAWS AGAIN; THIS TIME A 2-2 DEADLOCK WITH VISITING ALBANY
UMBC’s four draws ties the most they have in 18 years of Division I competition. The Retrievers were
McElligott, 13th in the nation in goals entering play today, got the Retrievers on the board at . Forward David Feazell knocked the ball down the line to a racing Danny Mongello. The junior midfielder penetrated deep into the right side of the box, and his centering pass was knocked into the right corner of the net by McElligott. But Albany struck back in the 31st minute, as Mongello committed a foul just outside the box, and Great Dane midfielder Savvis Theofilou’s resulting direct kick rocketed off UMBC netminder Andy Marchica’s outstretched hand and into the far left corner of the goal.
UMBC took a 2-1 lead at the 57:43 mark, as defender Marcus Gross flicked Mike Joseph’s corner kick away from Albany netminder Bouna Coundoul and McElligott floated the ball just under the crossbar from close range. Both teams had numerous chances to score again, until
UMBC amassed 20 shots in the game to