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UMBC WOMEN’S SOCCER DROPS OVERTIME THRILLER TO NEW HAMPSHIRE, 4-3, IN CONFERENCE OPENER
Amy Morrison knotted the game at 1-1 with her second goal of the season.
The Wildcats were awarded a direct kick at the 95:18 mark, and Lindsey Smagula got the ball past Retriever freshman goalie Catie Bukowski (Odenton, Md./Arundel/South
The game went to overtime after an exciting finish to the second half. With the game tied at 1-1,
UNH again took the lead at 81:13 when Michelle Sheehan scored an unassisted goal, but Retriever sophomore forward Jessica Young (Waldorf, Md./Thomas Stone) countered three and a half minutes later, placing the ball into the upper left corner at 84:45 to tie the game at 3-3. The goal was Young’s team-leading seventh of the season, a new career high.
Neither team would score again until Smagula’s game-winner in the 95th minute.
Bukowski totaled four saves in the net while allowing all four Wildcat goals. UNH goalie Julie Randall recorded two saves and allowed three Retriever goals.
The Retrievers return to action Friday, Sept. 30, when they take a quick break from America East opponents to host Howard at 7 p.m. at UMBC Stadium.