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WOMEN’S SOCCER PREPARES FOR AMERICAN, RADFORD THIS WEEKEND
Midfielder Amy Morrison tallied two assists in the Retrievers' first weekend of play.
Baltimore, Md.-The UMBC women’s soccer team will be in action twice this weekend, hosting American Friday at 4 p.m. at Covenant Park in Ellicott City, Md., before traveling to Radford, Va., Sunday to take on Radford at 1 p.m. The Retrievers (1-1-0) are coming off their first weekend of the season, in which they split games with
A Look Ahead
Friday, Sept. 2 – UMBC vs. American, 4 p.m.,
Sunday, Sept. 4 – UMBC at Radford, 1 p.m.: Radford (0-2-0) suffered two road losses in its first weekend of play, falling to Old Dominion, 3-1, and Longwood, 3-2. With the score tied, 1-1, since the 30:00 mark, Old Dominion tallied twice in the 89th minute to hand the Highlanders a heart-breaking defeat. It is the first time Radford has lost its first two games of the season since 1996. The Highlanders, chosen to finish third in their conference after taking the third seed in the 2004 league tournament with a 10-6-3 overall record, are UMBC’s second Big South opponent of the season, following
Looking Back: Week 1 (1-1-0)
Aug. 26 -
Aug. 28 – UMBC 1, George Washington 0: The Retrievers earned their first victory of the season, defeating a regionally ranked George Washington team on the Colonials’ home field. The teams took a scoreless tie into halftime, but DiCarlo struck again in the game’s 70th minute, converting a pass from Morrison for the game’s only goal. It was the second time in as many games DiCarlo and Morrison hooked up for a goal, as the duo was responsible for UMBC’s first goal of the season on Friday. Bacinski tallied six saves, equaling her total from Friday’s game, and earned her first collegiate shutout in only her second career game.