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WOMEN’S SOCCER WINS THIRD STRAIGHT WITH SHUTOUT OF ALBANY, 4-0
J.J. Young tallied her fourth goal of the season.
Baltimore, Md. – Four different Retrievers scored as the UMBC women’s soccer team improved to 7-7 overall and 2-3 in the America East Conference by defeating Albany (2-14, 0-5 America East) by a score of 4-0 this afternoon at the UMBC Soccer Stadium.
UMBC got on the board just 3:18 into the game when sophomore Mary Hearin (North Potomac, Md./Watkins Mill) served the ball to freshman Kersha Walker (Burlington, Ont./St. Thomas Aquinas), who had an open shot seven yards from the Albany net. Just over three minutes later, the Retrievers would strike again. This time, freshman J.J. Young (Waldorf, Md./Thomas Stone) centered a pass from the right side to Walker, who then fed teammate Kelly Fiorani (
In the second stanza, UMBC extended their lead to 3-0 at 48:33 when Young broke away and shot the ball into the lower left corner of the net, past
For the game, UMBC outshot the Great Danes, 20-6, and had more corner opportunities, 6-0. Nicholson made nine saves for
The Retriever women’s soccer team returns to action on Friday, October 22, when they travel to