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Women's Soccer Scores Draw with Sacred Heart, 1-1, After Late Goal
Sophomore midfielder Amanda Benedict had an assist for UMBC in draw against Sacred Heart.
In the 17th minute, Pioneer senior Allison Rojas fired in Sacred Heartís only corner of the game to senior Lisa Nowakowski, who headed the ball in past junior goalkeeper Christine Bacinski (Hampstead, Md./Mount de Sales) for her first goal of the season.
The Retrievers poured on the pressure, out-shooting the Pioneers 16-12. Sacred Heart looked to hold out for their first victory of the season, but in the 80th minute, freshman forward Ashley Singer (
UMBC had a few chances after Pioneer senior Alyssa Long was sent-off in the 82nd minute, leaving Sacred Heart down a player for almost 30 minutes including both overtimes, but the Retrievers could not capitalize.
Junior goalkeeper Catie Bukowski (Odenton, Md./Arundel/South
The Retrievers return at action Sunday, when they head to