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Warrington Propels UMBC to First Victory, 1-0, Over Sacred Heart
Morgan Warrington's first goal of the season was the fourth of her career.
BALTIMOREóUMBC sophomore back Morgan Warrington (
Both teams had several of chances in the first half, but each goalie came up with some big saves, sending the game to halftime with a scoreless tie.
But in the 74th minute, just 30 seconds after Sacred Heart forward Leigh Dogmantisí shot hit the crossbar,
The Retriever defense fended off two Pioneer shots in the final 16 minutes and held on for their first victory.
Senior goalie Christine Bacinski (Hampstead, Md./Mount de Sales) recorded six saves in the game, while Sacred Heart keeper Meghan Reichelt made five stops. Bacinski recorded her third career shutout and UMBCís first shutout since Sept, 12, 2007, against Howard. In addition, it was the first solo shutout for a Retriever goalie since Catie Bukowski (Odenton, Md./Arundel/South
The teams were even with nine shots apiece, while UMBC held a 7-4 advantage on corner kicks.
The Retrievers return to action next Friday, Sept. 12, when they host