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Ali Levendusky has scored 23 goals and 29 points in her last six games, taking over the team lead in both categories.
A Look Ahead
Saturday, April 29 – UMBC at
Last Time vs. the Bearcats
Kelly Fiorani scored a game-high five goals and added two helpers, as the Retrievers defeated
Retrievers vs. Bearcats All-Time
The Retrievers have won both games in the brief series between the two teams, taking the first game in 2004, 18-6, before last year’s 16-7 victory. UMBC has scored an average of 17 goals per game against the Bearcats, while
Sunday, April 23 – UMBC 14, Stony Brook 9: The Retrievers defeated Stony Brook, 14-9, at SBU Stadium, clinching a berth in the four-team America East Conference Tournament. UMBC trailed 4-2 with 20 minutes remaining in the first half when Ede Carpenter scored on an assist from Ali Levendusky, sparking a six-goal run to take an 8-4 advantage, and the Retrievers led 8-5 at the break. UMBC never trailed after taking the 5-4 lead on an unassisted goal by Meghan Keelan at the 17:05 mark in the first half. The Seawolves, however, closed the gap to one, scoring five of the first seven goals in the second period to cut the lead to 10-9 at the 20:58 mark. UMBC put an end to the home team’s rally, scoring the final four goals of the game and holding the Seawolves scoreless for the final 20-plus minutes for the win. Levendusky led the Retrievers with six points, scoring four goals and adding two assists.
The Retrievers can lock up the regular season conference title and home-field advantage throughout the America East Championships as the top seed with a victory over
Fiorani Climbs Charts
Fiorani ranks second on the team with 34 goals and 12 assists and 46 points. She now has 135 career goals, ranking third on UMBC’s all-time list. Her 182 career points tie Jackie Abendschoen (’88) for fifth place in school history, and her 47 career assists rank seventh all-time. Fiorani is also second in goals scored during UMBC’s Division-I history behind Alison Zaetz (’96) and third in Division-I points behind Zaetz and former teammate Jen Dragoni (’04). UMBC became a Division-I program in 1987.
1. Laura Robinson 192 1984-87
2. Alison Zaetz 158 1993-96
3. Kelly Fiorani 135 2003-Present
4. Jackie Abendschoen 132 1985-88
5. Laurie Linnell 129 1984-87
1. Laura Robinson 248 1984-87
2. Alison Zaetz 191 1993-96
3. Laurie Linnell 187 1984-87
4. Jen Dragoni 186 2001-04
5. Jackie Abendschoen 182 1985-88
Kelly Fiorani 182 2003-Present
1. Jen Dragoni 63 2001-04
2. Laurie Linnell 58 1984-87
3. Laura Robinson 57 1984-87
4. Jenny Held 53 1990-93
Jamie Gerhart 53 1999-2002
6. Jackie Abendschoen 50 1985-88
7. Kelly Fiorani 47 2003-Present
With nine wins on the season, the Retrievers have nearly doubled their win total from 2005, when they finished 5-10, and the victory at Stony Brook gave them four conference victories, one more than last season’s three… Levendusky has scored 23 goals and 29 points in the last six games. She has taken over the team lead in both categories with 38 and 48, respectively… Levendusky has also scored a team-best 17 goals and 21 points in UMBC’s five America East Conference games this season… Fiorani has scored at least one goal in all 16 games this season with nine multi-goal performances. She has tallied a hat trick or more in six different games, tying a career high with five goals against Virginia Tech.