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Late Towson Goal Sinks Retrievers, 1-0
Freshman Katie Gitlin
The Tigers had an opportunity in the 50th minute, but Van Vlerah made another nice save on a shot by midfielder Danielle Rosanova. Then with 22:30 remaining in regulation, forward Erica Marshall’s attempt hit the far goal post.
The Retrievers had their best chance of the game in the 78th minute, when freshman midfielder Katie Gitlin (Owings, Md./Northern) took a shot which was stopped by
Finally, with three minutes remaining in regulation,
UMBC had one last chance in the waning seconds, but senior back Katie McKay’s (
Van Vlerah was again stellar in goal, recording a season-high seven saves for the second straight game. Papciak stopped three shots for
The Tigers outshot the Retrievers, 18-9, and held an 8-4 advantage on corner kicks.
The Retrievers now have nearly two weeks off before returning to action on Friday, Sept. 18, when they host regional rival George Washington in their home opener.