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UMBC Falls to No. 23 Rutgers, 4-0, in Women’s Soccer Season Opener
Freshman forward Rachel McKee
The 23rd-ranked Scarlet Knights outshot the Retrievers, 23-3, and held a 7-0 advantage on corner kicks.
Less than two minutes later, forward Karla Schacher converted a feed from defender Rheanne Sleiman on the right side, heading the ball just below the crossbar for a 3-0 lead, which would stand at halftime.
Nearly 20 minutes into the second period, the Scarlet Knights were awarded a corner kick. Midfielder Gina DeMaio sent a rocket into the box, where Gusman tipped it to midfielder Kelsey Dumont for the score.
Van Vlerah finished with six saves in the game, while
UMBC freshman forward Rachel McKee (
The Retrievers return to action on Sunday, Aug. 30, when they head to