Men's Soccer Wraps Up Spring Campaign, Celebrates a Year of HonorsBALTIMORE- The men’s soccer program wrapped up its 2014 spring campaign with its annual Alumni Soccer Weekend. The weekend of April 25-26 included the Alumni Golf Tournament at Diamond Ridge Golf Course on Friday, April 25th and the Alumni Game on Saturday, the 26th.
UMBC Men's Soccer To Host Maryland In Second Annual "Kicks for Chase" on April 11The 2013 America East champion UMBC men’s soccer team will host 2013 national finalist Maryland in the Second Annual “Kicks For Chase” contest at Retriever Soccer Park on Friday, April 11. The kick-off is set for 7:00 p.m. The teams are raising funds to benefit children born with Down Syndrome in the memory of Chase Bugarin.
Pete Caringi III Inks Pro Contract With Oklahoma CityOklahoma City, Ok. – UMBC’s Pete Caringi III (Perry Hall, Md./Calvert Hall) signed a professional soccer contract with Oklahoma City Energy FC, general manager Jason Hawkins announced today. OKC Energy FC, an affiliate of MLS power Sporting Kansas City, is one of the newest members of the USL Professional Division.
Men's Soccer Releases Spring ScheduleBALTIMORE– The UMBC men’s soccer team has released the schedule for their upcoming spring matches. They have scheduled six matches for the remainder of the semester, including some regional heavyweights. UMBC hosts its second annual Kicks for Chase match against 2014 NCAA Championship finalist Maryland on Friday, April 11th.
Men's Soccer to Hold First Annual End-of-Season BanquetThe UMBC men's soccer program will celebrate the many great things happening in the program by holding its first ever End of Season Banquet on Friday, Feb. 28th from 7:00 p.m.-9:00 p.m. The event will be held in the Skylight Room of The Commons on campus.
Pete Caringi Signs Contract Extension Through 2018 SeasonUMBC head men’s soccer coach Pete Caringi has signed a contract extension through the 2018 season, Director of Athletics Tim Hall announced today. The Retrievers finished the 2013 campaign with the top winning percentage in the nation (16-1-5, 84.1%).
Caringi, Dacres Selected in MLS SuperDraftPhiladelphia - UMBC senior soccer standouts Pete Caringi III (Perry Hall, Md./Calvert Hall) and Kadeem Dacres (Rosedale, N.Y./Mercer County CC) were both selected in today’s Major League Soccer SuperDraft.Caringi, a forward, was selected in the third round by the Montreal Impact. He was the tenth selection in the round, and the 48th pick overall. The Chicago Fire tabbed Dacres with the eighth pick in the fourth round. The midfielder was the 65th overall selection.
Caringi, Ballo, Dacres Rewrite UMBC History Books as Trio Named NSCAA All-AmericansKansas City, Kan. - UMBC men’s soccer continues to rewrite its history books in the wake of their remarkable 2013 season. The National Soccer Coaches Association of America has announced the 2013 NSCAA/Continental Tire Men’s All-America Teams for all three NCAA divisions and a record number of three Retrievers headline the Division I list. Senior Pete Caringi III (Perry Hall, Md./Calvert Hall) becomes the first Retriever student-athlete to earn NSCAA First Team honors in program history. Junior back Oumar Ballo (Baltimore, Md./Archbishop Curley/CCBC-Essex) received Second Team honors, while senior midfielder Kadeem Dacres (Rosedale, N.Y./Mercer County CC) was tabbed to the Third Team.
Caringi, Dacres Invited to 2014 MLS Player CombineNew York, N.Y. – UMBC seniors Pete Caringi III (Perry Hall, Md./Calvert Hall) and Kadeem Dacres (Rosedale, N.Y./Mercer County CC) were among the 50 NCAA Division I college seniors invited to showcase their talents at the 2014 adidas Major League Soccer Player Combine from January 10-14 in Fort Lauderdale, Fla.
Caringi, Dacres, Ballo Part of Record-Setting Trio to Earn NSCAA All-Northeast Region First Team HonorsKansas City, Kan. – A school-record three UMBC men’s soccer players have been named to the 2013 NSCAA/Continental Tire All-Northeast Region First Team, the organization announced today. Seniors Pete Caringi III (Perry Hall, Md./Calvert Hall) andKadeem Dacres (Rosedale, N.Y./Mercer County CC) and juniorOumar Ballo (Baltimore, Md./Archbishop Curley/CCBC-Essex) are all candidates for All-America honors, which will be released later this week.
Pete Caringi III Tabbed as MAC Hermann Trophy SemifinalistKansas City, Kan. – UMBC’s Pete Caringi III (Perry Hall, Md./Calvert Hall) has been tabbed as one of 15 semifinalists for the 2013 Missouri Athletic Club’s (MAC) Hermann Trophy. He becomes the first player in UMBC school history to earn that distinction.
Vote Pete Caringi III The 2013 Soccer News Net College Boot Award!Twenty-nine of the nation's top men's college soccer players have been named finalists for the 2013 Soccer News Net College Boot award, recognizing the men's college player of the year. For the second consecutive year, UMBC forward Pete Caringi III (Perry Hall, Md./Calvert Hall) is a finalist for the award.