The Pete Caringi UMBC Soccer Show makes its Season No. 2 debut on Thursday, Oct. 4 from 7:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m. on the new Q1370 AM. Fans can also access the show online at http://www.q1370.com/ and may be a part of the action by calling in at 410-481-1370. The Retrievers take a quick break from America East play as they entertain Howard on Tues., Oct. 2 at Retriever Soccer Park- kick-off time is set for 7:00 p.m. and the action is also available onwww.umbcretrievers.tv.
Paul Mittermeier will host the hour-long UMBC soccer talk show with the legendary Retriever mentor, current players and some other special guests. The program will air for five consecutive Thursdays as UMBC makes its run towards the top of the America East Conference. Seniors Milo Kapor and Dave Vaeth are expected to be guests this Thursday as the Retrievers discuss the Oct. 2 game vs. Howard and upcoming America East road contests at UNH and Albany.
INSIDE THE SERIES VS. HOWARD: UMBC leads the all-time series with Howard, 10-2-2. The Retrievers are unbeaten (2-0-2) in the last four meetings dating back to a 2-1 overtime loss to the Bison in 2002. The Retrievers won the last meeting, 4-0, in Washington, D.C., in 2007. Four of the last six contests (2001, 2002, 2004, 2005) have gone to overtime. UMBC is 5-0-1 in the last six meetings at home.
A GLANCE AT THE BISON: Howard is struggling this season with a winless record of 0-10-0. The Bison fell just short with a 1-0 loss against Mount St. Mary's on September 18th. HU lost at Temple on September 23, falling 4-0. The Bison could not hold of the strength of their offensive pressure from the Owls throughout the match where the Owls outshot the Bison, 24-7. Howard's zone was not enough for Temple's freshman forward Jared Martinelli who carried the Owls over HU with a six-point game of two goals and two assists.
Howard took leads of 1-0 in eventual losses to GW (2-1) and Towson (3-1).
JR M Phillip Coker had a two-goal game in a 3-2 loss vs. Liberty. His second goal tied the score at 2-2 in the 75', before Liberty got the game-winner with under six minutes remaining.
UP NEXT: UMBC starts a two-game America East road swing at UNH on Sat., Oct. 6. Kick-off in Durham, N.H. is set for 7:00 p.m.