Vestal, N.Y. – The UMBC women's soccer team (5-6-1, 2-3-1 AEC) played to a 1-1 tie with Binghamton University (8-6-2, 2-3-2 AEC) in America East women's soccer action on Thursday afternoon. The Retrievers endured the wind and snow that produced a wind chill in the 20s to earn their first tie of the season. Elizabeth Day (Gloucester, Mass./Gloucester) came off the bench to score the Retrievers lone goal in the game, her second goal of the season.
In the 40th minute of play Day was fed a pass in front of the goal from Missy Moore (Silver Spring, Md./Good Counsel), redirecting the ball into the back of the Bearcats' net. Moore, who entered the game second in points scored on the Retriever squad, tallied her first assist of the year and seventh point (3g, 1a).
The Retrievers held their advantage up until the early stages of the second half when Danielle Whito knocked in a cross from teammate Tracy Kasmarcik in the 52nd minute to notch the game at one a piece.
The two teams stayed that way through the remainder of the second half and two overtime sessions. Goal minder Robin Babaris (Ontario, Canada/Sir Oliver Mowat) made nine saves in the game for UMBC as Kristie Bowers also made nine saves for the Bearcats.
The Retrievers return to action when they travel to New Hampshire on Oct. 26 for a 1 p.m. match.