BALIMORE- The UMBC women's soccer team (1-5-1) travels to Sacred Heart (0-6-0) on Friday, Sept. 21 at 3:30 p.m. and to Army (2-3-1) on Sunday, Sept. 23 at 1 p.m.
Looking Back: The Retrievers kicked off a five game road stretch with a tie at Richmond, 1-1, on Sept. 15, and a loss at North Carolina State, 3-1, on Sept. 16. Freshman forward Ashley Singer scored her second career goal in the Richmond game, while freshman defender Morgan Warrington scored her first career goal in the loss to the Wolfpack.
On the Pioneers: Sacred Heart lost their last game at Yale, 3-0, on Sept. 16. Senior Allison Rojas and freshman Leigh Dogmantis have scored the one goal each for the Pioneers. Freshman goalkeeper Meghan Reichelt has been in net for every minute so far this season.
Last time vs. the Pioneers: The two schools last faced each other on Oct. 4, 2002 when Sacred Heart defeated the Retrievers, 1-0 in Baltimore, Md.
All-Time vs. the Pioneers: The Retrievers are 1-3-1 all-time against Sacred Heart dating back to 1999.
On the Black Knights: Army defeated Iona, 3-0, to snap a six game home winless streak on Sept. 18. Junior Sarah Goss had the game-winning goal and added an assist for the Black Knights, while freshman goalkeeper Alex Lostetter saved a penalty.
All-Time vs. the Black Knights: This is the first meeting ever between the two schools.
Fabulous Freshmen: Eight out of the nine Retriever goals this season have been scored by freshmen. Forwards Sandra Vacarino, Ashley Singer, and midfielder Caitlyn Slattery each have two goals, while forward Meagan Rivera and defender Morgan Warrington have added one.
Moving Up the Ranks: Senior forward Jessica Young is fifth place all-time at UMBC with 23 career goals scored. She is also tied for sixth all-time with 55 career points.
1. Denise Schilte 55
2. Erin Lesh 35
3. Missy Moore 28
4. Kristen Einarson 25
5. Jessica Young 24
1. Denise Schilte 148
2. Erin Lesh 87
3. Kasy Kruger 82
4. Missy Moore 65
5. Kristen Einarson 63
6. Theresa Rosbert 55
Jessica Young 55