Baltimore, Md. – UMBC (0-2) came within four goals of Old Dominion (2-1) with left in the game, but the Monarchs would go on a 5-0 run to seal the 16-7 victory over the Retrievers this afternoon at LoyolaCollege’s Diane Geppi-Aikens Field.
UMBC opened the scoring after junior Kate Worthington (Annapolis, Md./Old Mill) tallied a goal just 41 seconds into the game. However, Old Dominion would score the next four, as sophomores Ashley Stanwick and Colleen Carver notched two goals apiece in an eight minute span. Retriever senior Anna Jacobs (Coatesville, Pa./Downingtown) scored UMBC’s second goal with remaining in the first half, but the Monarchs would score three more to go up 6-2 at the break.
In the second half, five different Retrievers found the back of the net within the first 21 minutes, but Old Dominion matched each goal, to maintain their four-point lead at 11-7. For the final ten minutes, Stanwick scored two more goals, while teammate Caroline Jacobs tallied three to give the Monarchs the 16-7 victory.
For the game, Jacobs led UMBC in scoring with two goals, while Carver paced ODU with four goals and three assists. Sophomore Kristina Raab (Amherst, N.Y./Amherst) played all 60 minutes at the net for UMBC, recording six saves, while facing 31 shots. Michelle Gannon had the win for the Monarchs, as she made 12 saves in 60 minutes, while facing 33 shots.
UMBC returns to action on Wednesday, March 16, when they host cross-town rival Towson at the UMBC Soccer Stadium at