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Women’s Soccer Hosts George Washington Under the Lights Friday Evening
Junior Erin Johnson
BALTIMORE—Following a season-opening four-game road trip and a nearly two-week hiatus, the UMBC women’s soccer team (0-4-0) hosts George Washington (2-3-1) Friday evening in the Retrievers’ home opener. With kick-off set for 7 p.m., the game will be played under the lights of UMBC Stadium. Fans who can’t make it to the game can watch live at UMBCRetrievers.tv. This will be the first-ever soccer boradcast in the Retrievers' video streaming package.
Last Time Out: After battling the Retrievers to a scoreless draw for 87 minutes, host
On the Colonials: George Washington is 2-3-1 this season and coming off a 3-2 double-overtime loss to
The Series: George Washington leads the all-time series with the Retrievers, 9-1-0. The teams last met in 2006, a 1-0 victory for the Colonials in
Dawg Bites: Van Vlerah has recorded 24 saves in the first four games of the season, including back-to-back seven-save games against Bucknell and
Up Next: The Retrievers have a busy schedule ahead with six games in 13 days, beginning with a trip to regional rival George Mason on Sept. 22. The Patriots are ranked ninth in the South Atlantic Region in the latest NSCAA poll.