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5 - Alexa Quaranta
Alexa Quaranta
Height: 5-4
Year: So.
Hometown: Baltimore, Md.
High School: Perry Hall
Position: B
g 8
a 1
sh % .131
gw 3

2013: Named the America East Women’s Soccer Fans’ Choice Player of the Year after receiving 2,076 of 6,338 total votes… A member of the America East All-Conference First Team… Started all 21 games, seeing time at back and forward… First on the team and third in the conference in goals (eight), with three scores representing game-winning goals… Tied for third in the league in points (17)… Had 61 shots on the season to tie for third in the league and rank third in the Retrievers’ single-season shot list… Tallied UMBC’s only shot in the NCAA Tournament game versus Virginia Tech… Earned a spot on the America East Championships All-Tournament Team after registering the game-winning goal in the America East Semifinals versus No. 4 Hartford… Named America East Player of the Week on Oct. 21 after recording a seven-point week to help the Retrievers clinch their first playoff appearance since 2005… Notched her first multiple goal game in a 3-2 double-overtime loss to UMass Lowell, finishing with a pair of goals for her fifth score in five games… Registered a goal and an assist in a 2-1 double-overtime win at Stony Brook… Earned America East Player of the Week and a spot on Top Drawer Soccer’s Team of the Week on Oct. 7 after registering back-to-back game-winning goals within a three-day span for victories versus Binghamton and Albany… Amassed a career-high 10 shots, the most for a Retriever since Jessica Young on Oct. 24, 2004, at Albany… Placed two shots on goal at Maine, including a breakaway shot that was stopped to keep the game tied at one apiece… Registered three shots versus Wagner… Received a pass from Victoria Burress to setup a 10-yard strike versus Howard for her second goal of the season… Amassed six shots versus Bucknell… Registered her first goal of the season by splitting two defenders and slotting a shot inside the left post in a 2-1 victory versus Robert Morris… Finished the night by placing two of her three shots on net against the Colonials... Named to the America East Honor Roll.

2012: Appeared and started in 16 contests in her rookie campaign… Tallied two goals and one assist on the year… Tabbed 11 shots, placing eight on goal (.727)… Ranked fourth on the team in minutes played (1489)… Tied for second on the team in points (five)… Notched a season-high three shots on goal against Longwood… Placed two shots on goal at Bucknell… Recorded a goal and assisted the game-winner in a 5-0 victory at Saint Peter’s… Tabbed her first collegiate goal against American, tying the contest at one in the second half… Tallied a shot versus Navy… Started in the season-opener against Lafayette.

Background: Four-year varsity starter… Played freshman season at Mercy High School before transferring to Perry Hall High School… A three-time All-Baltimore County honoree… An All-State and a Baltimore Sun All-Metro First Team selection during her final two seasons… Led the team in scoring in her senior season with 12 goals and 17 assists… Tallied a team-best 12 assists as a junior… Earned All-South Region III honors in 2010 and 2011… Awarded All-Baltimore City and All-Interscholastic Athletic Association of Maryland honors as a freshman at Mercy in 2008… A member of the Freestate Fury from 2009-12… State Cup Runner-up in 2010-11 with the Fury… Played with the Baltimore Bays from 2000-09… State Cup Champions with the Bays from 2006-09… Daughter of Lori and Steve Quaranta… Sister Jenna, who competed with the Retrievers in 2008, plays soccer at Wilmington University… Cousin Santino Quaranta played 10 of his 11 seasons in Major League Soccer with D.C. United... Born March 14, 1994... Major is undecided.

CAREER STATISTICS

Year GP-GS SH G A Pts.
2012 16-16 11 2 1 5
2013 21-21 61 8 1 17
Career 37-37 72 10 2 22
Recent Games
Oct 20 at UMass Lowell L, 3-2
Oct 24 Hartford W, 2-1
Oct 27 New Hampshire W, 2-1
Nov 3 Hartford W, 2-0
Nov 9 Stony Brook W, 2-1
Nov 15 at Virginia Tech L, 2-0
Statistics category Overall Conf
Games 21 8
Games started 21 8
Goals 8 5
Assists 1 1
Points 17 11
Shots 61 39
Shot Pct .131 .128
Penalty kicks 0-0 0-0
Game-winning goals 3 2
Date Opponent Score g a pts sh pct pk gw
Aug 12 at Old Dominion   - - - - - - -
Aug 18 at Delaware St.   - - - - - - -
Aug 23 Mount St. Mary's L, 1-0 0 0 0 0 - 0-0 0
Aug 25 at American W, 2-1 0 0 0 0 - 0-0 0
Aug 30 at Saint Joseph's T, 0-0 0 0 0 0 - 0-0 0
Sep 1 Drexel L, 3-0 0 0 0 0 - 0-0 0
Sep 6 Robert Morris W, 2-1 1 0 2 3 .333 0-0 0
Sep 10 at Loyola (Md.) T, 1-1 0 0 0 0 - 0-0 0
Sep 13 Howard W, 3-0 1 0 2 3 .333 0-0 0
Sep 15 Bucknell W, 1-0 0 0 0 6 .000 0-0 0
Sep 22 Wagner W, 2-1 0 0 0 3 .000 0-0 0
Sep 25 at Lafayette L, 1-0 0 0 0 1 .000 0-0 0
Sep 29 at Maine L, 2-1 0 0 0 2 .000 0-0 0
Oct 3 at Binghamton W, 1-0 1 0 2 3 .333 0-0 1
Oct 6 Albany W, 3-1 1 0 2 10 .100 0-0 1
Oct 10 Vermont W, 2-1 0 0 0 5 .000 0-0 0
Oct 17 at Stony Brook W, 2-1 1 1 3 7 .143 0-0 0
Oct 20 at UMass Lowell L, 3-2 2 0 4 5 .400 0-0 0
Oct 24 Hartford W, 2-1 0 0 0 5 .000 0-0 0
Oct 27 New Hampshire W, 2-1 0 0 0 2 .000 0-0 0
Nov 3 Hartford W, 2-0 1 0 2 4 .250 0-0 1
Nov 9 Stony Brook W, 2-1 0 0 0 1 .000 0-0 0
Nov 15 at Virginia Tech L, 2-0 0 0 0 1 .000 0-0 0
  gp gs gpg a/g pts/g sh/g sh% sog/g sog%
Total 21 21 .38 .05 .81 2.90 .131 1.57 .541
Conference 8 8 .62 .12 1.38 4.88 .128 3.12 .641
Exhibition - - - - - - - - -

Home 12 12 .33 .00 .67 3.50 .095 1.58 .452
Away 9 9 .44 .11 1.00 2.11 .211 1.56 .737
Neutral - - - - - - - - -

Wins 13 13 .46 .08 1.00 4.00 .115 2.00 .500
Losses 6 6 .33 .00 .67 1.50 .222 1.17 .778

August 3 3 .00 .00 .00 .00 - .00 -
September 8 8 .25 .00 .50 2.25 .111 1.12 .500
October 7 7 .71 .14 1.57 5.29 .135 3.29 .622
November 3 3 .33 .00 .67 2.00 .167 .33 .167
  gp gs g a pts sh sh% sog sog% yc rc pk gw
Total 21 21 8 1 17 61 .131 33 .541 1 0 0-0 3
Conference 8 8 5 1 11 39 .128 25 .641 1 0 0-0 2
Exhibition - - - - 0 - - - - - - 0-0 -

Home 12 12 4 0 8 42 .095 19 .452 1 0 0-0 2
Away 9 9 4 1 9 19 .211 14 .737 0 0 0-0 1
Neutral - - - - 0 - - - - - - 0-0 -

Wins 13 13 6 1 13 52 .115 26 .500 1 0 0-0 3
Losses 6 6 2 0 4 9 .222 7 .778 0 0 0-0 0

August 3 3 0 0 0 0 - 0 - 0 0 0-0 0
September 8 8 2 0 4 18 .111 9 .500 0 0 0-0 0
October 7 7 5 1 11 37 .135 23 .622 1 0 0-0 2
November 3 3 1 0 2 6 .167 1 .167 0 0 0-0 1

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