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Men's Soccer Loses Heartbreaker In Overtime, 1-0 at Binghamton
Vestal, N.Y.— The Retriever men’s soccer team lost a heartbreaking 1-0 overtime decision to defending league champion Binghamton before 677 fans at the new Sports Complex.
UMBC fell to 5-4-2 overall and 1-1-0 in the America East conference while the Bearcats improved to 9-2-0, 2-0-0.
UMBC looked as if they had the game won in the 95th minute, as junior midfielder Shondell Busby had a one-on-one opportunity. He shot from seven yards out beat
The Bearcats won it with 1:13 remaining in the first overtime. After a Retriever foul, a serve deep in the UMBC box could not be controlled by either team, but
The second half was more evenly played, but the scoring chances were not as plentiful. The Bearcats had a shot redirected off the post behind King in the 73rd minute. UMBC senior Bryan Moffa had a thirty-yarder go just over the crossbar in the 76th minute and the Retrievers failed to capitalize on a three-on-one as Umoh’s soft shot was easily saved by Stenta in the 88th minute.
Notes: The Bearcats have now won the last three meetings between the schools and own a 4-1-1 all-time record vs. UMBC…the Retrievers played without starting freshman midfielder Levi Houapeu, who received a red card in the last game vs. Stony Brook.