UMBC head women's soccer coach Michelle Salmon announced her 2005 spring schedule dates for the Retrievers' women's soccer team. UMBC will play in four games against local foes and wrap up the spring with an Alumni game on May 7th.
UMBC finished its season at 8-10 and 3-6 in the America East after falling to league foe Boston University by a 2-1 count on Senior Day afternoon at the UMBC Soccer Stadium. With the win, the Terriers clinched a spot in the six-team field of the America East Tournament.
The UMBC Women's Soccer team threw a wrench into who will win the America East Conference regular season title when the Retrievers handed current No. 1 seeded Northeastern a 2-1 loss on Thursday afternoon at UMBC Soccer Stadium.
Kersha Walker was selected as America East Women's Soccer Co-Rookie of the Week for her performance in the period of October 11-17. It marks the second time that she has received the award this season.
Four different Retrievers scored as the UMBC women's soccer team improved to 7-7 overall and 2-3 in the America East Conference by defeating Albany by a score of 4-0 this afternoon at the UMBC Soccer Stadium.
Sophomore defender Mary Hearin's first career goal with 1:46 left in the second half snapped a 1-1 deadlock and propelled host UMBC (6-7, 1-3 America East) to a 2-1 win over Stony Brook (5-6-3, 2-2) in a conference match-up.
Junior J.J. Golibart's made penalty kick with 21:30 remaining in the game was enough to give UMBC (5-7-0) a 1-0 victory over non-conference foe Pittsburgh (4-6-1) this afternoon at the UMBC Soccer Stadium.
UMBC will try to end its losing streak at three when they host America East rival Binghamton on Friday, October 8, at 4 p.m., before playing their last non-conference game for the season against Pittsburgh on Sunday, October 10, at 1 p.m. at the UMBC Soccer Stadium.
The UMBC Women's Soccer team will begin America East conference play this week when they travel to Maine for a 3 p.m. game on Friday, October 1, and to New Hampshire for a 1 p.m. game on Sunday, October 3.
Marshall University's Mollie Lee and Jenna Greenwood scored within a two-minute span in the second half to lead the Thundering Herd to a 2-0 victory over host UMBC in a non-conference contest at UMBC Soccer Stadium.
UMBC shot 12 times in the first stanza, but came away with just a 1-0 lead at halftime. In the second half, the Retrievers came out more aggressive, as sophomore Megan Jupiter found the back of the net in the 48th minute to give UMBC a 2-0 advantage.
The University of Delaware women's soccer team defeated UMBC (3-3) by a final of 3-0 on Friday night at Delaware Mini-Stadium. The Retrievers were out shot in the game by a 20-3 margin as they fall to .500 on the year.
The UMBC women's soccer team has been chosen to finish seventh in the America East, according to the 2004 Coaches' Preseason Poll. The Retrievers, who capped off the 2003 season with a 7-8-1 overall record, received 36 points.