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Retrievers Blanked by La Salle, 5-0
Midfielder LeAnne Edgar
PHILADELPHIA—The UMBC women’s soccer team (0-2-0) fell to La Salle (3-0-0) Sunday afternoon by a score of 5-0 in the Explorers’ home opener at McCarthy Stadium.
The Explorers got on the board late in the 20th minute when midfielder Morgan Golden settled DePasquale’s cross and blasted it into the back of the net. Then in the 33rd minute, defender Ally Kenney set up DePasquale for a 20-yard strike to give
Less than two minutes into the second period, the same pair teamed up again for the Explorers third goal of the game. UMBC sophomore goalie Mo Van Vlerah (
In the 59th minute, midfielder Kierstyn Mabey converted a pass from midfielder Sara Copare to put
The Retrievers had a pair of scoring chances in the first half – a 30-yard strike by freshman forward Rachel McKee (
Van Vlerah finished with four saves on the afternoon, while Sanger recorded three.
The Explorers outshot the Retrievers, 19-4, and held a 4-0 advantage on corner kicks.
The Retrievers return to action on Wednesday, Sept. 2, when they face Bucknell at 7 p.m. in