2012-13 Women's Soccer News
July 9, 2013
Wray Adds Paul Keeling to UMBC Women’s Soccer Staff
BALTIMORE – UMBC women’s soccer head coach Leslie Wray has announced that Paul Keeling will be joining the Retrievers’ staff for the 2013 season.
July 1, 2013
Wray Unveils UMBC Women’s Soccer’s 2013 Slate
BALTIMORE – With one season at the helm of the black and gold under her belt, UMBC women’s soccer head coach Leslie Wray is set for an 18-game 2013 slate, which features 10 games at the Retriever Soccer Park and 11 games in the state of Maryland.
April 25, 2013
Women’s Soccer Has First Annual Alumni vs. Alumni Game
BALTIMORE – UMBC women’s soccer team hosted its second Alumni Game under head coach Leslie Wray, its first annual alumni versus alumni game with Wray at the helm.
February 8, 2013
Wray Adds Five Signees to UMBC Roster for 2013 Season
BALTIMORE – UMBC women’s soccer head coach Leslie Wray has announced the signing of five players to National Letters of Intent to join the Retrievers for the fall 2013 season; Victoria Burress (Bristow, Va./Patriot), Annette Cappellino (Penfield, N.Y./Penfield), Caitlyn Whitford (Ellicott City, Md./Howard), Meg Kowalski (Freehold, N.J./Freehold Township) and Destinee Morris (La Plata, Md./La Plata).
December 3, 2012
UMBC Announces Under Armour as Official Outfitter of Retriever Athletics
BALTIMORE- UMBC Athletics today announced that Under Armour, Inc., the Baltimore-based leader in athletic performance apparel, footwear, and accessories will be the official outfitter of Retriever Athletics through 2018.
November 16, 2012
UMBC Soccer Earns NSCAA Team Academic Award
BALTIMORE – The UMBC soccer teams were one of 150 schools that had both of their men’s and women’s program recognized by the National Soccer Coaches Association of America for the 2011-12 College Team Academic Award, as announced by the NSCAA on Thursday.
October 26, 2012
Women’s Soccer Raises Money For Breast Cancer Research
BALTIMORE – The UMBC women’s soccer team raised $1300 for breast cancer research during its recent “Fight in Pink” contest on Oct. 14 against Stony Brook. The money will go directly to the Susan G. Komen for the Cure, a foundation that has become the largest source of nonprofit funds dedicated to the fight against breast cancer in the world.
October 24, 2012
Women’s Soccer Tabs Three with Postseason Honors
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – UMBC women’s soccer’s junior goalkeeper Lauren Kadet (Oakville, Ontario/St. Thomas Aquinas), freshman back Amira Walcott (Beltsville, Md./Eleanor Roosevelt) and senior back Aly Gazarek (Aldie, Va./Freedom/South Florida) earned All-America East recognition, as announced by the league office on Wednesday.
October 21, 2012
Albany’s Bergeron Hat Trick Halts Women's Soccer, 4-1
ALBANY, N.Y. – UMBC freshman midfielder Preslie Quaranta (Baltimore, Md./Perry Hall) put the Retrievers out in front early, but it was a hat trick from Albany’s senior forward Shayla Bergeron that ignited the Great Danes past the Retrievers, 4-1, during Sunday’s America East action on Senior Day at Turf at College Park.
October 18, 2012
Women's Soccer Falls on Senior Night to Binghamton, 3-0
BALTIMORE – A pair of first half goals surged Binghamton past the UMBC women’s soccer team on Senior Night at Retriever Soccer Park. The Bearcats defeated the Retrievers 3-0 in the America East matchup, eliminating UMBC’s chances for the sixth and final spot in the conference tournament.
October 17, 2012
UMBC Takes on Binghamton and Albany in Final Week of Regular Season
BALTIMORE – With one week remaining in the regular season, the UMBC women’s soccer team finds itself in the running for one of the three remaining spots in the America East Championship – with Hartford, New Hampshire and Maine having solidified their berths. The Retrievers welcome Binghamton to Retriever Soccer Park on Thursday, Oct. 18 for Senior Night and travel to Albany for their regular season finale at noon against the Great Danes at the Turf at College Park.
October 16, 2012
Kadet Named a Nominee for 2012 America East Women’s Soccer Fans’ Choice Player of the Year
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – UMBC junior goalkeeper Lauren Kadet (Oakville, Ontario/St. Thomas Aquinas) is one of nine players to be nominated for the 2012 America East Women’s Soccer Fans’ Choice Player of the Year award. Fans can cast their vote by logging on to the America East’s facebook page or by clicking here! Voting will run through Monday, Oct. 22.
October 14, 2012
Women's Soccer Battles to 1-1 Draw Against Stony Brook
BALTIMORE – UMBC freshman forward Bria Bass (Springfield, Va./West Springfield) blasted home her third goal of the season in Sunday afternoon’s "Fight In Pink" America East women’s soccer matchup, but a second-half penalty kick by Stony Brook led to a 1-1 double-overtime draw at the Retriever Soccer Park. The tie marked the Retrievers’ fifth draw of the season, a program record.
October 11, 2012
Women's Soccer Picks Up Double Overtime Draw At Vermont, 0-0
BURLINGTON, Vt. – UMBC junior goalkeeper Lauren Kadet (Oakville, Ontario/St. Thomas Aquinas) matched a season-best with 10 saves in Thursday’s America East matchup at Virtue Field, but for the second straight season, UMBC and Vermont ended in a draw after 110 minutes of action.
October 10, 2012
Women’s Soccer Travels to Vermont, Hosts Stony Brook
BALTIMORE – The UMBC women's soccer team continues its quest for a spot in the conference tournament with two more America East matchups this week.
October 4, 2012
Last Minute Goal Gives Boston University Victory Over UMBC, 1-0
BALTIMORE – Despite a valiant effort from freshman goalkeeper Jen Nance (Millersville, Md./Severna Park) in her first collegiate start, the UMBC women’s soccer team dropped a 1-0 heartbreaker to Boston University, surrendering the contests only goal with 18 seconds remaining on the clock in Thursday night’s America East matchup at Retriever Soccer Park.
October 3, 2012
UMBC Women’s Soccer Looks to Halt Boston U. at Home
BALTIMORE – Coming off of a 1-1 double-overtime tie against America East foe Maine, the UMBC women’s soccer team plays host to Boston University on Thursday, Oct. 4 at the Retriever Soccer Park. Kickoff is set for 7 p.m., with live stats available at www.umbcretrievers.com and live video at www.umbcretrievers.tv.
October 2, 2012
UMBC Women’s Soccer to “Fight In Pink” Against Stony Brook
BALTIMORE – The UMBC women’s soccer team has announced that it will “Fight In Pink” on Sunday, Oct. 14 against Stony Brook, to help spread awareness and raise money for breast cancer.
September 30, 2012
Women's Soccer Battles Maine to 1-1 Double Overtime Draw in First Home Game Since Sept. 9
BALTIMORE- UMBC senior forward Rachel McKee (Ellicott City, Md./Mount Hebron) scored on a first half penalty kick, but the Maine Black Bears scored with one second remaining in the first half and the two America East squads battled to a 1-1 double- overtime draw in pleasant conditions at Retriever Soccer Park.
September 27, 2012
UMBC Women’s Soccer Falls at the Hands of Hartford, 4-1
WEST HARTFORD, Conn. – UMBC junior midfielder Amy Savage (Ottawa, Ontario/Sir Wilfrid Laurier) tallied her second goal in two games in the first half against Hartford, but the Hawks’ senior forward Ameila Pereira netted two first half goals en route to a 4-1 victory in Thursday night’s America East contest on Al-Marzook Field inside Alumni Stadium.
September 25, 2012
Women’s Soccer Travels to Hartford, Hosts Maine This Week
BALTIMORE – The UMBC women’s soccer team continues America East play on Thursday, Sept. 27, as it travels to West Hartford, Conn., to take on the Hartford Hawks at 7 p.m. at Al-Marzook Field inside of Alumni Stadium.
September 23, 2012
Women’s Soccer Falls Short In America East Opener at UNH, 2-1
DURHAM, N.H. – UMBC women’s soccer’s junior midfielder Amy Savage (Ottawa, Ontario/Sir Wilfrid Laurier) notched her first goal of the season, but it was New Hampshire’s second-half penalty kick that broke a 1-1 tie and gave the Wildcats a 2-1 victory in Sunday afternoon’s America East opener at Lewis Fields.
September 21, 2012
Women’s Soccer Opens America East Play at New Hampshire
BALTIMORE – The UMBC women’s soccer team looks to begin its quest for its first America East Tournament appearance since 2005 as the Retrievers kick-off league action on Sunday, Sept. 23, when they travel to New Hampshire to take on the Wildcats at 2 p.m.
September 14, 2012
Defense Guides Women’s Soccer To Scoreless Tie at VCU
RICHMOND, Va. – The women’s soccer team and its defense held strong, including a pair of critical saves from senior goalkeeper Lauren Kadet (Oakville, Ontario/St. Thomas Aquinas) in the first of two overtimes to help the Retrievers to a scoreless tie against VCU in their non-conference season finale at Sports Backers Stadium on Friday night.
September 13, 2012
Women’s Soccer Travels To VCU For Non-Conference Finale
BALTIMORE – The UMBC women's soccer team hits the road for its final non-conference match of the season on Friday, Sept. 14 against VCU.
September 9, 2012
Longwood Slips Past UMBC Women’s Soccer, 1-0
BALTIMORE – UMBC women’s soccer dropped its third-straight contest on Sunday afternoon, as Longwood’s Kelsey Pardue scored the lone goal in a 1-0 victory at the Retriever Soccer Park.
September 7, 2012
Early Goals Surge Bucknell Past UMBC Women’s Soccer, 3-0
LEWISBURG, Pa. – UMBC women’s soccer was unable to come back from two early first half goals in Friday night’s non-conference matchup against Bucknell at Emmitt Field, eventually falling to the Bison 3-0.
September 6, 2012
Women’s Soccer Set for Bucknell and Longwood This Weekend
BALTIMORE – The UMBC women’s soccer team concludes its four game road trip when it travels to Bucknell on Friday, Sept. 7 to take on the Bison at 7 p.m. on Emmitt Field.
September 2, 2012
Women’s Soccer Slipped Up By LIU Brooklyn, 1-0
BROOKLYN, N.Y. – UMBC junior goalkeeper Lauren Kadet (Oakville, Ontario/St. Thomas Aquinas) recorded six saves against LIU Brooklyn in Sunday afternoon’s non-conference women’s soccer game at LIU Field, but it was not enough as the Blackbirds used a goal late in the first half to defeat the Retrievers 1-0.
August 31, 2012
UMBC Women’s Soccer Downs Saint Peter’s, 5-0
JERSEY CITY, N.J. – The UMBC women’s soccer team exploded for five goals against non-conference Saint Peter’s for its first victory of the season and the first since Sept. 26, 2010 on Saturday evening at Jaroschak Field.
August 30, 2012
Women’s Soccer Continues Road Swing Over the Weekend
BALTIMORE – The UMBC women’s soccer team continues its four-game road trip with a pair of games over the weekend, traveling to Saint Peter’s on Friday, Aug. 31 for a 4 p.m. kickoff at Jaroschak Field. UMBC concludes Labor Day weekend on Sunday, Sept. 2 at Long Island, when it takes on the Blackbirds at 1 p.m. at LIU Field.
August 27, 2012
Drexel Trips Up UMBC Women’s Soccer, 1-0
PHILADELPHIA – UMBC women’s soccer fell 1-0 to Drexel in Monday afternoon’s non-conference matchup at Vidas Field.
August 25, 2012
UMBC Women’s Soccer Falls to American, 2-1
BALTIMORE – UMBC freshman back Alexa Quaranta (Baltimore, Md./Perry Hall) recorded her first collegiate goal to tie the contest at one in the second half against American in Saturday afternoon’s non-conference matchup at Retriever Soccer Park, but the black and goal were unable to hang on, falling 2-1 to the Eagles.
August 24, 2012
Women’s Soccer Hosts American in UMBC Soccer Doubleheader
BALTIMORE – The UMBC women’s soccer team will host American on Saturday, Aug. 25 at 1 p.m., in the first of two games at the Retriever Soccer Park.
August 19, 2012
UMBC Women’s Soccer Falls Short Against Navy, 2-1
ANNAPOLIS, Md. – UMBC women’s soccer’s Rachel McKee (Ellicott City, Md./Mount Hebron) notched the Retrievers’ first goal of the 2012 campaign, but it was not enough to overcome two first half goals by Navy, as UMBC fell, 2-1, in Saturday afternoon’s non-conference game at Glenn Warner Soccer Facility.
August 17, 2012
UMBC Women’s Soccer Ties Lafayette in Season-Opener, 0-0
BALTIMORE – The UMBC women’s soccer team picked up a tie in a scoreless double-overtime affair against Lafayette on Friday night at the Retriever Soccer Park.
August 16, 2012
UMBC Women’s Soccer Opens 2012 Campaign Versus Lafayette
BALTIMORE – The UMBC women’s soccer team, behind first-year head coach Leslie Wray, open the 2012 campaign against a pair of Patriot League opponents this weekend. The Retrievers open the year on Friday, Aug. 17 when they host Lafayette at 7 p.m. at the Retriever Soccer Park.
August 15, 2012
UMBC Women’s Soccer Announces Girls’ Fall ID Clinic
BALTIMORE – The UMBC women’s soccer team has announced its plans to hold a Girls’ Fall ID Clinic, Sunday, Sept. 16 at the Retriever Soccer Park. The clinic is designed for committed and dedicated players, grades 8-12, aspiring to become future UMBC Retriever soccer players; and to educate players on the demands and expectations of being a Division I student-athlete.
August 14, 2012
UMBC’s Rachel McKee Earns Preseason All-Conference Recognition
BALTIMORE – UMBC women’s soccer senior forward Rachel McKee (Ellicott City, Md./Mount Hebron) earned a spot on the CollegeSportsMadness.com America East 2012 Preseason All-Conference First Team, as announced by the website.