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Retrievers Drop Sixth Straight, 2-0, to Navy
Navy defender Shelly Moeller put the Mids on the scoreboard with the eventual game-winner in the 22nd minute when she knocked home a rebound off a bouncing shot by midfielder Stephanie Lomeli that UMBC freshman goalie Mo Van Vlerah (Boyds, Md./Northwest) could not hold onto.
Forward Brittany White tacked on an insurance tally in the 61st minute, an 18-yard shot from the from the top-left corner of the box. Midfielder Jen Grijalva was credited with the assist.
Making her first start in a month, Van Vlerah made five saves in goal, while Navy keepers Lizzie Barnes and Beth Reed each stopped one shot in 45 minutes apiece.
The Mids outshot the Retrievers, 13-6, and held a 3-0 advantage on corner kicks.
The Retrievers return to action on Thursday, Oct. 23, when they host