2011-12 Men's Soccer News
July 27, 2012
Tottenham Hotspur Trains at Retriever Soccer Park in Preparation for July 28 Contest vs. Liverpool FC
For the second time in four years, UMBC’s Retriever Soccer Park became a training ground for one of the world’s top professional soccer teams. Tottenham Hotspur, which competes in the English Premier League, trained and participated in a youth clinic on the UMBC campus on Thursday, July 26.
July 9, 2012
UMBC Announces 2012 Men's Soccer Schedule
The UMBC men’s soccer team will kick off its 2012 season vs. Radford University on Sat., August 25 at Retriever Soccer Park.
May 11, 2012
2012 Men's Soccer Alumni Game: "Most Successful Ever"
BALTIMORE- The UMBC men’s soccer program had its most successful Alumni Game and Reception on Friday evening, April 27.
April 26, 2012
Men's Soccer to Welcome Eight Newcomers for Fall 2012 Campaign
The UMBC men’s soccer program will welcome eight newcomers to compete for the Retrievers in the fall of 2012.
March 30, 2012
Men's Soccer Releases 2012 Spring Schedule
The UMBC men’s soccer team will compete six times as a part of their 2012 spring training schedule. Four contests are slated to take place on the Bermuda grass of Retriever Soccer Park.
February 7, 2012
Tryout Date Announced for Men's Soccer Program
Baltimore, Md – Walk-on tryouts for the UMBC men’s soccer team will take place Friday, Feb. 24 at the UMBC Stadium Turf Field.
February 2, 2012
Paddock Named 2011 America East Men's Soccer Fall Scholar-Athlete
Cambridge, Mass. – UMBC junior fullback Liam Paddock (Worcestershire, England) has been named the 2011 America East Fall Scholar-Athlete for the sport of men’s soccer.
January 20, 2012
Paddock, Savarese, Streilein Named to NSCAA Men's Scholar All-East Region Team
UMBC junior Liam Paddock and seniors Vince Savarese and Andy Streilein were named to the National Soccer Coaches Association of American 2011 University Division Men’s Scholar All-East Region team.
January 18, 2012
Andrew Bulls Selected by Columbus Crew in MLS Supplemental Draft
UMBC forward/midfielder Andrew Bulls (Baltimore, Md./McDonogh) was selected by the Columbus Crew in the 2012 Major League Soccer Supplemental Draft on Tuesday, Jan. 17.
January 13, 2012
Former Retriever Matt Watson Signs With MLS' Vancouver Whitecaps FC
Last month, former UMBC standout Matt Watson signed a contract with the Vancouver Whitecaps FC of Major League Soccer.
December 9, 2011
Men's Soccer: Bulls, Welsh Named to NSCAA Northeast Regional Squad
Kansas City, Kan.- Senior midfielder Andrew Bulls (Baltimore, Md./McDonogh) and sophomore fullback Daniel Welsh (Fife, Scotland/Stewart’s Melville College) were named to the 2011 Performance Subaru National Soccer Coaches Association of America Division I Men’s Soccer All-Northeast Region Third Team.
November 23, 2011
Retrievers Giving Back at Time of Giving Thanks
UMBC student-athletes are devoted to giving back to both the campus and neighboring community.
November 8, 2011
Paddock, Savarese, Streilein Named to America East Men's Soccer All-Academic Team
Cambridge, Mass.- Three-fourths of UMBC’s opening day backline earned 2011 America East Conference Men’s Soccer All-Academic team honors, the league announced today.
November 5, 2011
Men's Soccer Falls to Hartford, 1-0, in America East Quarterfinals
BALTIMORE- The UMBC men’s soccer team was unable to defend its America East title, as the fourth-seeded Retrievers fell, 1-0, to visiting No. 5 Hartford in an America East quarterfinal match played in chilly conditions at Retriever Soccer Park.
November 4, 2011
Cold Hands Lead to Golden Gloves: 2011 America East Goalkeeper of the Year Dan Louisignau’s Debut was an Accident
When Dan Louisignau was nine years old, he asked his mom for gloves to wear during his chilly fall soccer games.
November 3, 2011
Louisignau Named America East Goalkeeper of the Year; Bulls, Caringi, Paddock Also Earn First Team Honors
Cambridge, Mass.- UMBC senior goalkeeper Dan Louisignau (Wilmington, Del./Concord) has been named America East Conference Goalkeeper of the Year, as the league announced today its top awards and All-Conference teams. All awards were voted on by the league’s head coaches.
November 2, 2011
UMBC Pete Caringi Soccer Show Airs Live on Thursday at 6:00 p.m.
The final UMBC Pete Caringi Soccer Show of the season will air live at 6:00 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 3 from the studios of V1370.
October 29, 2011
Shaken Men's Soccer Team Falls at Vermont; Retrievers to Host Hartford in America East Quarters on Saturday
Burlington, Vt.- A shaken UMBC men’s soccer team dropped a 4-1 decision in the regular season finale at Vermont, but received good news after the game as senior midfielder Andy Streilein (Rockville, Md.) was released from a Vermont hospital and will subsequently travel home with the team.
October 28, 2011
Men's Season Concludes Regular Season Play at Vermont on Saturday Afternoon
For the first time since opening night on Oct. 1, the UMBC men’s soccer team does not hold or share the lead in the America East Conference.
October 26, 2011
Louisignau Among Nominees for America East Men’s Soccer Fans’ Choice Player of the Year
CAMBRIDGE, Mass.—UMBC senior goalkeeper Dan Louisignau (Wilmington, Del./Concord/Virginia) is among eight players nominated for the 2011 America East Men’s Soccer Fans’ Choice Player of the Year.
October 26, 2011
Men's Soccer Drops From First Place in America East; Stony Brook Prevails, 3-0
BALTIMORE- UMBC lost its grip on first-place in the America East Conference as visiting Stony Brook took advantage of early defensive miscues and defeated the Retrievers, 3-0, at Retriever Soccer Park.
October 25, 2011
Men's Soccer To Honor Seven Seniors Prior to Regular Season Home Finale vs. Stony Brook
Seven seniors will be honored before the game as the UMBC men’s soccer team (7-5-3, 4-1-0) entertains Stony Brook (7-5-3, 3-1-1) in a critical America East Conference battle at Retriever Soccer Park.
October 22, 2011
Short-Handed Men's Soccer Squad Falls at Hartford
West Hartford, Conn.- UMBC had not lost an America East Conference game since Oct. 15, 2010, but the host Hartford Hawks snapped that streak with a 3-1 victory in a card-filled league contest at Al-Marzook Field.
October 21, 2011
Men's Soccer Returns to America East Play; Visits Rested Hartford Squad in Saturday Evening Contest
UMBC men’s soccer team (7-4-3, 4-0-0 America East) gets back into conference action as they travel to Hartford to take on a rested and determined Hawk side at Al-Marzook Field on Saturday, Oct. 22. Kick-off time is set for 7:00 p.m.
October 19, 2011
Men's Soccer Falls to Stingy Penn State Side, 1-0
Baltimore- Penn State freshman forward Hasani Sinclair scored in the 71st minute and the visiting Nittany Lions halted UMBC’s five-game unbeaten streak with a 1-0 victory on rain-soaked turf of UMBC Stadium.
October 18, 2011
ALERT!: Men's Soccer Match vs. Penn State Moved to UMBC Stadium
ALERT!: Tonight’s men’s soccer match between UMBC and Penn State will now be played at UMBC Stadium (turf).
October 17, 2011
Dan Louisignau Named to College Soccer News' National Team of the Week
UMBC senior goalkeeper Dan Louisignau (Wilmington, Del./Concord) was named to College Soccer News’ National Team of the Week for matches ending Oct. 16, 2011.
October 14, 2011
Men's Soccer Improves to 4-0 in America East; Retrievers Blank UNH, 2-0 Before Fox Soccer Audience
Baltimore- UMBC scored a pair of second half goals, including the 31st of senior Andrew Bulls’ (Millersville, Md./McDonogh) career as the host Retrievers defeated New Hampshire, 2-0, in an America East Conference match played before 2,463 fans and a Fox Soccer national television audience at Retriever Soccer Park.
October 13, 2011
Men's Soccer to Host UNH in Homecoming Contest; Game Televised Live by Fox Soccer
The UMBC men’s soccer team (6-3-3. 3-0-0 AEC) returns home after a pair of 1-0 league road wins to entertain America East foe New Hampshire (5-6-1, 1-1-1) on Friday evening at Retriever Soccer Park.
October 11, 2011
Men's Soccer Wins America East Contest Again on the Road; Defeats Binghamton, 1-0
Vestal, N.Y.- Sophomore forward Pete Caringi III (Perry Hall, Md./Calvert Hall) scored on a penalty kick in the 41st minute and visiting UMBC held off a desperate Binghamton side to prevail, 1-0, in an America East match at the Bearcats’ Sports Complex.
October 10, 2011
Men's Soccer Heads Back on Road; Retrievers to Face Desperate Binghamton Side on Tuesday Evening
After a hard-earned road victory at America East rival Boston U. on Saturday, the UMBC men’s soccer team (5-3-3, 2-0-0 America East) travels to face another hungry league rival.
October 8, 2011
Onwuka's Late Goal, Defensive Effort Key Men's Soccer's 1-0 Victory at Preseason Favorite Boston U.
Boston, Mass.- Senior forward Kingsley Onwuka (Baltimore, Md./Kenwood/CCBC-Essex) scored in the 73rd minute and the UMBC defense recorded its second consecutive shutout as the Retrievers blanked Boston University, 1-0, in an America East game played at Nickerson Field.
October 6, 2011
Men's Soccer to Face Red-Hot Terriers in Boston on Saturday Afternoon
The UMBC men’s soccer team gets back to America East Conference competition on Saturday, Oct. 8 when they visit rival Boston U. at Nickerson Field in Boston, Mass.
October 4, 2011
Men's Soccer Plays Bucknell to Scoreless Draw
BALTIMORE- The UMBC men’s soccer team played its first scoreless draw of the 2011 campaign, as they drew 0-0 in two overtimes with visiting Bucknell in a non-conference played at Retriever Soccer Park.
October 3, 2011
Men's Soccer Welcomes Bucknell to Retriever Soccer Park on Tuesday; Game Televised Live by Live Well Network
The UMBC men’s soccer team welcomes Bucknell to Retriever Soccer Park for a non-conference match-up on Tuesday evening, Oct. 4. The two teams met for the first time last season, with UMBC escaping with a 2-1 victory.
October 1, 2011
Caringi, Bulls Score Late to Help Rally Men's Soccer Past Albany, 2-1
BALTIMORE- UMBC’s primary offensive targets Pete Caringi III (Perry Hall, Md./Calvert Hall) and Andrew Bulls (Millersville, Md./McDonogh) scored in a five-minute stretch deep into the second half as the host Retrievers rallied to edge Albany, 2-1, in the America East Conference opener for both squads.
September 30, 2011
Men's Soccer to Welcome Albany in America East Opener on Saturday Evening
The UMBC men’s soccer program opens its ninth season of America East Conference play on Saturday, Oct. 1 when they host the Albany Great Danes.
September 27, 2011
Men's Soccer Stunned By Late La Salle Goal, Fall to Explorers, 2-1
Philadelphia, Pa.- La Salle’s Rob Frisky scored with 13 seconds remaining as the host Explorers stunned UMBC, 2-1 at McCarthy Stadium.
September 26, 2011
Men's Soccer Heads to Philadelphia For Match-Up With La Salle on Tuesday Evening
The UMBC Retrievers (3-2-2) have their final tune-up before the America East opener when they visit La Salle (1-6-1) in Philadelphia, Pa. on Tuesday, Sept. 27. Kick-off time is set for 7:00 p.m. on the turf at McCarthy Stadium. Live stats and video are available for the game- they can be accessed via umbcretrievers.com.
September 24, 2011
Men's Soccer Scores Three Times in Four Minutes in Second Half; Rallies for 3-1 Triumph at Longwood
Farmville, Va.-- UMBC senior midfielder Sean Rothe (Dundalk, Md./Archbishop Curley) and sophomore Pete Caringi III (Perry Hall, Md./Calvert Hall) scored in a 46-second span in the second half as visiting UMBC (3-2-2) erased a 1-0 halftime deficit and went on to a 3-1 victory at Longwood (3-4-1) on Saturday evening.
September 23, 2011
Men's Soccer Heads to Virginia to Take on Longwood on Saturday Evening
The UMBC Retrievers (2-2-2) leave the state of Maryland for the first time this season when they travel to Farmville, Va. to take on the Longwood Lancers (3-3-1) on Saturday, Sept. 24 at 7:00 p.m.
September 21, 2011
Men's Soccer Drops 2-0 Decision at Loyola
Baltimore—Host Loyola (5-1-1) scored a pair of second half goals and went on to defeat UMBC (2-2-2), 2-0, in rainy conditions at Ridley Athletic Complex.
September 20, 2011
Men's Soccer Faces First Road Test of the Season at Surging Loyola on Wednesday Evening
The UMBC Retrievers (2-1-2) play their first “road” game of the 2011 campaign when they face the Loyola Greyhounds (4-1-1) at Ridley Athletic Complex at 7:00 p.m.
September 19, 2011
Soccer's Sean Rothe Named America East Co-Player of the Week
Cambridge, Mass.- UMBC senior midfielder Sean Rothe (Dundalk, Md./Archbishop Curley) was named America East Conference Men’s Soccer Co-Player of the Week for games ending Sept. 18, 2011.
September 13, 2011
Men's Soccer Drops OT Heartbreaker, 4-3, to No. 1 Maryland Before Record Crowd at Retriever Soccer Park
Baltimore- Before a record, exuberant crowd of 2,513 and a television audience, the UMBC men’s soccer team put forth a tremendous effort before falling, 4-3, in double overtime to the top-ranked team in the nation, the Maryland Terrapins, in an intrastate battle played at Retriever Soccer Park.
September 12, 2011
Men's Soccer to Host No. 2 Maryland on Tuesday Evening
The UMBC men’s soccer team (2-0-2) gets the rare opportunity to host one of the nation’s premier teams as the No. 2-ranked red-hot Maryland Terrapins (5-0-0) visit Retriever Soccer Park on Tuesday, Sept. 13.
September 10, 2011
Streilein's Late, Late Goal Lifts Men's Soccer to 1-1 Draw With Navy
Baltimore—UMBC (2-0-2) senior defender Andy Streilein (Rockville, Md./Wootton) scored a stunning goal with five seconds left in regulation and the Retrievers tied visiting Navy (1-2-2), 1-1, before 1,147 at Retriever Soccer Park.
September 9, 2011
Men's Soccer Hosts Navy at Retriever Soccer Park on Saturday Evening
The UMBC men’s soccer team (2-0-1) gets back to business after a mid-week weather-related postponement on Saturday, Sept. 10 when they host the Navy Midshipmen (1-2-1) at Retriever Soccer Park.
September 7, 2011
Men's Soccer Match vs. Towson Postponed Due to Heavy Rains, Flooding
This evening’s men’s soccer match between the host UMBC Retrievers and the Towson Tigers has been postponed due to heavy rainfall and flooding in the Baltimore area over the past several days.
September 6, 2011
Louisignau Earns Weekly Honors; Men's Soccer Prepares for Towson on Wednesday Evening
UMBC senior goalkeeper Dan Louisignau (Wilmington, Del./Concord/U. Virginia) was named America East Conference Men’s Soccer Player of the Week for games ending Sept. 4, 2011. Moreover, Louisignau was selected to TopDrawerSoccer.com’s College Team of the Week.
September 4, 2011
Men's Soccer Captures Holiday Inn Express BWI Classic Title; Louisignau Named MVP
Baltimore- UMBC senior goalkeeper Dan Louisignau (Wilmington, Del.) was named Most Valuable Player in the Holiday Inn Express BWI Classic for matches held at Retriever Soccer Park and Navy’s Glenn Warner Soccer Facility.
September 3, 2011
Bulls, Louisignau Star as Men's Soccer Earns Hard-Fought 1-0 Win Over FDU
Baltimore- UMBC senior midfielder Andrew Bulls (Millersville, Md./McDonogh) scored the game’s lone goal and Retriever senior netminder Dan Louisignau (Wilmington, Del.) tied a career-high with nine saves as UMBC(2-0-1) edged Fairleigh Dickinson (2-1-0) , 1-0, in the Holiday Inn Express BWI Classic played at Retriever Soccer Park.
September 2, 2011
Men's Soccer to Host Tough NEC Foe Fairleigh Dickinson on Saturday Evening at Retriever Soccer Park
The UMBC men’s soccer team (1-0-1) plays its third consecutive and most highly-regarded Northeast Conference opponent when the Retrievers entertain Fairleigh Dickinson (2-0-0) on Saturday, Sept. 3. The contest is slated to begin at 7:00 p.m. at Retriever Soccer Park and is part of the UMBC/Navy Holiday Inn Express BWI Classic.
September 1, 2011
Power Failure on UMBC Campus Halts Men's Soccer Match vs. St. Francis in 72nd Minute; Game Officially a 0-0 Draw
Baltimore- A power outage on the UMBC campus forced the stoppage of play in the 72nd minute between the host Retrievers and St. Francis (N.Y.) at Retriever Soccer Park.
August 31, 2011
Men's Soccer Re-Sets to Debut Under the Lights; Welcomes St. Francis (N.Y.) on Thursday Evening
Due to Hurricane Irene, the UMBC men’s soccer team could not show off newly-lighted Retriever Soccer Park to an opening day crowd on Saturday, Aug. 27.
August 29, 2011
Jordan Becker Named America East Men's Soccer Rookie of the Week
Cambridge, Mass.- UMBC freshman forward Jordan Becker (Pocomoke City, Md./Pocomoke) was named America East Conference Men’s Soccer Rookie of the Week for games ending Aug. 28.
August 27, 2011
Bulls Sets School Assist Record as Men's Soccer Opens With 1-0 Win over Mount St. Mary's
Baltimore, Md.- UMBC senior midfielder Andrew Bulls (Millersville, Md./McDonogh) set a school record for assists, initiating the lone goal of the game, as the host Retrievers edged Mount St. Mary’s, 1-0, in the opening game for both teams.
August 25, 2011
Men's Soccer Slated to Kick Off 2011 Campaign on Saturday Afternoon (Updated!); Andrew Bulls Adds Soccer America Preseason All-America Honor
BALTIMORE--The defending America East Conference champion UMBC Retrievers kick off the 2011 campaign on Sat., Aug. 27 vs. the Mount St. Mary's Mountaineers at Retriever Soccer Park.
August 23, 2011
UMBC Signs Head Men’s Soccer Coach Pete Caringi Through 2015-16 Academic Year; Long-Time Assistant Anthony Adams Promoted to Associate Head Coach
Baltimore- UMBC head men’s soccer coach Pete Caringi, Jr. has signed a four-year contract extension that runs through the 2015-16 academic year, Director of Athletics Dr. Charles Brown announced today.
August 17, 2011
UMBC Men’s Soccer Receives Votes In Three Preseason Rankings; Defending Champs Tabbed Second Choice by America East Coaches
The UMBC men’s soccer team has garnered votes in three national preseason soccer rankings and has been tabbed as the second choice amongst America East Conference coaches in the league’s preseason poll.
August 15, 2011
Andrew Bulls Named Preseason All-American by College Soccer News; Selected to Hermann Watch List
TALLAHASSEE, Fla.—UMBC senior forward/midfielder Andrew Bulls (Millersville, Md./McDonogh) has been named to the 2011 College Soccer News Third-Team Preseason All-America squad.
August 10, 2011
Saunders, Caringi Named to US Youth Soccer "Best 11" Squad
Frisco, Texas- UMBC junior goalkeeper Phil Saunders (Perry Hall, Md./Perry Hall) and sophomore forward Pete Caringi III (Perry Hall, Md./Calvert Hall) were named to inaugural “Best 11” squad from the 2011 United States Youth Soccer National Championships held July 26-31 at Reach 11 Sports Complex in Phoenix, Ariz.
August 1, 2011
Men's Soccer to Again Host Nation-Wide Audience in Fox Soccer's Telecast of UMBC Retrievers vs. UNH Wildcats on Oct. 14
For the second consecutive season, UMBC men’s soccer will be featured on the NSCAA’s College Game of the Week on Fox Soccer.