2005-06 Women's Soccer News

  • MICHELLE SALMON NAMED HEAD WOMEN’S SOCCER COACH AT BALL STATE
    April 25, 2006
    After six years as head women's soccer coach at UMBC, Michelle Salmon was named head coach at Ball State University, Cardinals' athletic director Tom Collins announced last week.
  • WOMEN’S SOCCER ANNOUNCES SPRING SCHEDULE
    March 07, 2006
    UMBC women's soccer coach Michelle Salmon announced on Tuesday the Retrievers' spring schedule, which consists of four games against local opponents, including two rematches of fall contests, and an alumni game.
  • NEW BERMUDA GRASS SURFACE TO BE INSTALLED AT UMBC SOCCER STADIUM
    February 03, 2006
    A renovated grass field will be installed at UMBC Soccer Stadium, Director of Athletics Dr. Charles Brown announced today. The installation will take place this spring and summer and the field is expected to be ready for the start of the 2006 men's and women's soccer seasons.
  • UMBC WOMEN’S SOCCER INKS FIVE FOR 2006
    February 01, 2006
    UMBC women's soccer coach Michelle Salmon announced today the signing of five high school seniors to National Letters of Intent. Katie McKay, Kristine Lyons, Arielle Tagger, Naomi Opaleye and LaShawna Epps will join the Retrievers in the fall of 2006.
  • TWO UMBC WOMEN’S SOCCER PLAYERS EARN ACADEMIC ALL-DISTRICT HONORS
    November 23, 2005
    Two UMBC women's soccer players earned ESPN the Magazine 2005 Academic All-District II honors, the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) announced recently. Sophomore forward Jessica Young was named to the first team, while junior back Mary Hearin was selected to the second team.
  • YOUNG SELECTED TO INAUGURAL AMERICA EAST ALL-ACADEMIC SQUAD
    November 17, 2005
    Sophomore forward Jessica Young was selected to the inaugural America East All-Academic team, the league announced Wednesday. Seven UMBC fall athletes overall were named to the squad.
  • HEARIN NAMED TO AMERICA EAST WOMEN’S SOCCER ALL-TOURNAMENT TEAM
    November 09, 2005
    UMBC junior back Mary Hearin was selected to the America East All-Tournament Team, the conference announced Saturday.
  • WOMEN’S SOCCER SEASON ENDS WITH 2-1 OVERTIME LOSS TO BINGHAMTON IN AMERICA EAST QUARTERFINALS
    October 28, 2005
    Defending conference champion and third-seeded Binghamton scored two unanswered goals, including the game-winner by Kim Povill in the 97th minute, to defeat UMBC, 2-1, in the first round of the America East Women's Soccer Championships at Boston University's Nickerson Field Friday afternoon. The Retrievers finish the season 9-9-1 overall and 3-5-1 in conference play.
  • SIXTH-SEEDED WOMEN’S SOCCER TO TAKE ON NO. 3 BINGHAMTON IN FIRST ROUND OF AMERICA EAST CHAMPIONSHIPS
    October 27, 2005
    The UMBC women's soccer team heads to Boston this weekend for the America East Championships and will take on defending conference champion and third-seeded Binghamton on Friday at 1:30 p.m. at Boston University's Nickerson Field. With 10 points, the Retrievers are the No. 6 seed at the tournament. The winner of the game will face No. 2 Maine on Sunday at 2:30 p.m.
  • THREE RETRIEVERS EARN ALL-CONFERENCE HONORS
    October 27, 2005
    Three UMBC women's soccer players earned America East All-Conference honors, the league announced Thursday evening at the annual awards banquet. Sophomore forward Jessica Young was selected to the first team, while freshman goalie Catie Bukowski garnered second team and all-rookie team nods and junior forward Amanda DiCarlo was tabbed an all-conference honorable mention.
  • UMBC WOMEN’S SOCCER FALLS TO MAINE, 2-0, IN REGULAR SEASON FINALE
    October 23, 2005
    Two first-half goals were all Maine needed as the Black Bears blanked the UMBC women's soccer team, 2-0, Sunday afternoon at a cold and rainy Alumni Field. The Retrievers have now been shut out in three straight games and head into the America East Championships next weekend on a four-game winless streak.
  • WOMEN'S SOCCER EDGED, 1-0, BY HOST BOSTON UNIVERSITY, BUT CLINCH SPOT IN AMERICA EAST TOURNAMENT
    October 20, 2005
    The UMBC women's soccer team fell, 1-0, to host Boston University this afternoon at Nickerson Field, but clinched a spot in next weekend's America East Tournament when Binghamton edged Hartford, 1-0.
  • ROAD GAMES AT BOSTON U. AND MAINE WRAP UP WOMEN’S SOCCER REGULAR SEASON
    October 19, 2005
    With the America East Conference Championships within reach, the UMBC women's soccer team must face the league's top two teams on the road this weekend. The Retrievers take on Boston University at 4 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 20, then head to Orono, Maine, to face the Black Bears at 12 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 23.
  • UMBC WOMEN’S SOCCER FALLS TO VERMONT, 1-0, ON SENIOR DAY TO SNAP FIVE-GAME UNBEATEN STREAK
    October 16, 2005
    The UMBC women's soccer team dropped its home finale to America East rival Vermont, 1-0, Sunday afternoon at a windy UMBC Stadium. The loss snaps the Retrievers' five-game unbeaten streak which saw them win four in a row before tying Binghamton in a rain-shortened contest on Thursday.
  • UMBC WOMEN’S SOCCER TIES BINGHAMTON 1-1 IN RAIN-SHORTENED CONTEST
    October 13, 2005
    UMBC women's soccer and Binghamton traded first-half goals before on-the-field officials ended Thursday's women's soccer game in the 71st minute as rain battered the playing field. The contest, played at West Gym Field, will be officially recorded as a 1-1 tie, keeping the two teams tied for third place in the America East standings.
  • UMBC WOMEN’S SOCCER GETS READY FOR TOUGH FINAL STRETCH
    October 12, 2005
    With only four games left in the regular season and a conference tournament berth at stake, the UMBC women's soccer team heads into an important final stretch. The Retrievers travel to Vestal, N.Y., Thursday to take on America East rival Binghamton at 1 p.m., then return to UMBC Stadium for their final home game of the season and Senior Day on Sunday when they face league foe Vermont at 1 p.m.
  • UMBC’S CATIE BUKOWSKI NAMED ECAC DIVISION-I GOALTENDER OF THE WEEK
    October 12, 2005
    UMBC freshman goalie Catie Bukowski was named Eastern College Athletic Conference Division-I Goaltender of the Week for the week ending Oct. 9. Bukowski earned two shutouts this weekend, totaling six saves in two games.
  • UMBC’S CATIE BUKOWSKI NAMED AMERICA EAST WOMEN’S SOCCER CO-ROOKIE OF THE WEEK
    October 10, 2005
    UMBC freshman goalie Catie Bukowski was named America East Co-Rookie of the Week on Monday for the week ending Oct. 9. Bukowski earned two shutouts this weekend, totaling six saves in two games.
  • UMBC WOMEN’S SOCCER POSTS THIRD STRAIGHT SHUTOUT, DEFEATING ALBANY, 4-0
    October 09, 2005
    Sophomore forward Jessica Young and junior forward Amanda DiCarlo each scored twice for the Retrievers as the UMBC women's soccer team defeated America East foe Albany, 4-0, Sunday afternoon at UMBC Stadium. The Retrievers have won four in a row and eight of their last 10 games after a 1-3 start to move a season-best four games above .500.
  • DICARLO’S GOAL IN 86TH MINUTE LIFTS WOMEN’S SOCCER PAST HARTFORD, 1-0
    October 06, 2005
    Junior forward Amanda DiCarlo scored in the 86th minute of play to give the UMBC women's soccer team a 1-0 victory over America East foe Hartford Thursday afternoon at UMBC Stadium. Off to their best 13-game start under head coach Michelle Salmon, the Retrievers have won three in a row and seven of their last nine games after a 1-3 start to move a season-best three games above .500. Their eight wins equal their 2004 season total.
  • WOMEN’S SOCCER HOSTS TWO AMERICA EAST CONTESTS THIS WEEK
    October 04, 2005
    The UMBC women's soccer team, off to its best start since 2001, will host two America East Conference games this week. The Retrievers take on Hartford Thursday at 4 p.m. before Albany hits town Sunday at 1 p.m. Both games are at UMBC Stadium.
  • UMBC’S JESSICA YOUNG NAMED AMERICA EAST PLAYER OF THE WEEK
    October 03, 2005
    UMBC sophomore forward Jessica Young was named America East Player of the Week on Monday for the week ending Oct. 2. Young scored three goals in two games this weekend, including both game-winners, as the Retrievers defeated Howard, 5-1, Friday evening before picking up their first conference victory of the season in a 3-0 shutout win over Stony Brook.
  • UMBC WOMEN’S SOCCER TALLIES FIRST CONFERENCE VICTORY IN 3-0 SHUTOUT OF STONY BROOK
    October 02, 2005
    The UMBC women's soccer team notched its first America East Conference victory of the season Sunday afternoon, shutting out Stony Brook, 3-0. The Retrievers have won six of their last eight games after a 1-3 start and move a season-best two games above the .500 mark.
  • WOMEN’S SOCCER TROUNCES HOWARD, 5-1
    September 30, 2005
    Two Retrievers scored two goals apiece as the UMBC women's soccer team dominated Howard, 5-1, Friday evening at UMBC Stadium. The Retrievers have won five of their last seven games after a 1-3 start and move back above the .500 mark for the second time this season.
  • WOMEN’S SOCCER PREPARES FOR HOWARD AND STONY BROOK
    September 29, 2005
    The UMBC women's soccer team is in action twice this weekend, hosting Howard at 7 p.m. Friday before traveling to Stony Brook to resume America East Conference play at 12 p.m. Sunday.
  • UMBC WOMEN’S SOCCER DROPS OVERTIME THRILLER TO NEW HAMPSHIRE, 4-3, IN CONFERENCE OPENER
    September 25, 2005
    Four combined goals in six and a half minutes late in the second half sent the game to overtime, but the UMBC women's soccer team dropped its America East Conference opener, 4-3, to New Hampshire Sunday afternoon at UMBC Stadium.
  • WOMEN’S SOCCER DOWNS LONGWOOD, 1-0
    September 23, 2005
    Sophomore forward Jessica Young scored in the 47th minute, and the goal would be all the UMBC women's soccer team would need, as the Retrievers shut out Longwood, 1-0, Friday evening at UMBC Stadium. The win moves UMBC over .500 for the first time this season.
  • WOMEN’S SOCCER HOSTS TWO THIS WEEKEND
    September 22, 2005
    The UMBC women's soccer team is in action twice this weekend, hosting Longwood at 7 p.m. Friday before opening America East Conference play at 1 p.m. Sunday. Both games will be at UMBC Stadium.
  • WOMEN’S SOCCER DEFEATS RIDER, 2-1
    September 18, 2005
    The UMBC women's soccer team moved back to .500 Sunday afternoon with a 2-1 victory over Rider on the Broncs' home field.
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