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MEN'S SOCCER BLANKS THE MOUNT, 1-0
Emmitsburg, Md. - The Mount St. Mary's men's soccer
team lost to UMBC by a final score of 1-0 in Northeast
Conference men's soccer action Saturday afternoon.
Retrievers' striker Derek McElligott recorded an
unassisted goal in the 82nd minute, dropping the Mount
to 5-9-3 on the season.
With a scoreless game heading into the final 10 minutes
of the game, McElligott intercepted a pass on the way
back to Mount goalkeeper Brian Crum. McElligott from
eight yards out volleyed the ball past a diving Crum into
the net for the goal.
The Mount continued to be relentless in the final minutes,
earning multiple scoring opportunities in Retriever
territory. Despite the opportunities, the Mount were
unable to find the equalizer as UMBC goaltender Brian
Rowland (3 saves) held on for the shutout victory. With
the win the Retrievers move to 11-5-2 on the season.