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MOORE, QUINTAVALLE SCORE TWICE AS WOMEN'S SOCCER UPENDS MOUNT, 5-2
Lori Quintavalle had two goals and two assists in UMBC's win over the Mount
Emmitsburg, Md. - The Mount St. Mary's women's soccer team lost to UMBC in women's soccer action Friday afternoon at the MountSt. Mary's College Soccer Field by a final score of 5-2. The Mountstruck first in the opening stanza, but five second-half goals by theRetrievers dealt the Mount their fifth loss in the Northeast Conference,moving them to 4-5 in league play.Junior Keli Stevens (Baltimore, Md./Sparrows Point) got the Mount off toa 1-0 lead in the first period, when a foul gave the Mount a free kick40-yards out in the middle of the field. Stevens fired a hard shot thatbounced off Retriever goalkeeper Robin Barbaris (Ontario, Canada) andtrickled in the bottom right corner of the net, giving the Mount a 1-0lead that they would take into halftime.Silenced by a strong performance from Mount keeper Margaret Pyzik (BelAir, Md./John Carroll) in the first period, the Retriever offense turnedthings around in the second half. Missy Moore (Silver Spring, Md.) gotthe Retrievers started, collecting a pass on the left side from teammateLori Quintavalle (Haddonfield, N.J.) and knocking a shot past Pyzik intothe bottom right corner of the net.Quintavalle, who had two goals and two assists on the day, notched herfirst goal just over 15 minutes later, collecting a pass in the middleof the box and shooting the ball into the bottom left for the score.Moore and Jessica Golibart (Olney, Md.) would go on to score one moregoal each as the Retrievers took a 4-1 lead with 10 minutes to play.The Mount responded with five minutes left in the game, when Stevenstook another free kick for the Mount from 30 yards out. Stevens onceagain let loose a hard shot at the goal, this time banking the ball offthe left goal post and in for the score to close the gap to 4-2.Quintavalle responded with her second goal in the final minute of thegame to give the Retrievers the 5-2 win.The Mount are now 4-11-1 on the season as the Retrievers move to 5-9-1overall and 2-5-1 in NEC play.