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UMBC WOMENíS SOCCER DROPS SEASON OPENER TO LIBERTY, 3-2
Forward Amanda DiCarlo scored the Retrievers' first goal of the season.
The first half was highlighted by offense, as each team scored twice. Libertyís Amy Oberlin took a deflection from 22 yards out to give the Flames a 1-0 lead just 3:50 into the game, but UMBCís Amanda DiCarlo (Niagara Falls, Ontario, Canada/St. Paulís) tied the score just 4:31 later at the 8:21 mark when she redirected a cross from teammate Amy Morrison (Crofton, Md./South River).
The Retrievers struck again at the 16:06 mark when sophomore forward Jessica Young (Waldorf, Md./Thomas Stone) scored on a lead pass from freshman Cara Palmer (Odenton, Md.) from 12 yards out to give UMBC an early 2-1 lead.
But the Flames tied the game 26 minutes later at 42:16, with forward Ashley Braam scoring on a through pass up the middle from forward Brittany Bench. The teams entered halftime tied 2-2, and the score remained the same through the first 35 minutes of the second period, until
For the game, the Retrievers out-shot
The Retrievers next head down Interstate-95 for a regional non-conference match-up with George Washington on Sunday at 1 p.m. in