BALTIMORE- The UMBC women's soccer team (1-11-2, 0-5-0 AEC) continues America East play, hosting Vermont (2-12-1, 1-4-0 AEC) on Sunday at 1 p.m. at UMBC Soccer Stadium. The Retrievers then host Pennsylvania (9-2-1, 3-0-0 Ivy League) on Tuesday at 3 p.m.
Looking Back: The Retrievers lost, 2-0, at Boston University on Oct. 14 in Boston, Mass. Christine Bacinski (Hampstead, Md./Mount de Sales) made three saves in the loss. UMBC has not scored since Sept. 21 at Sacred Heart, a drought spanning more than 575 minutes.
On the Catamounts: Vermont snapped a 13 game winless streak, defeating Albany, 3-1, on Thursday afternoon. Midfielder Carson Laderoute scored once and added two assists. Laderoute leads the Catamounts with four goals this season. Forward Jessica Becker leads the team with five assists.
Last time vs. the Catamounts: The Retrievers lost, 2-1 in overtime, on Oct. 15, 2006. Junior back Kali Schwartz (Congers, N.Y./Clarkstown South) scored with two seconds left in regulation to send the game into overtime.
All-Time vs. the Catamounts: The Retrievers are 1-3-0 all-time against Vermont, with the only victory coming in 2003 in Baltimore, Md.
On the Quakers: Penn defeated Dartmouth, 2-1, on Saturday evening after allowing a goal less than three minutes into the game. Forward Jessica Fuccello and midfielder Jess Rothenheber scored for the Quakers. Fuccello leads Penn with eight goals on the season, while Rothenheber has seven assists to lead the Quakers.
All-Time vs. the Quakers: This will be the first ever meeting between the two schools.
Fabulous Freshmen: Nine out of the 10 Retriever goals this season have been scored by freshmen. Forward Ashley Singer leads the team with three goals. Forwards Sandra Vacarino (Mantua, N.J./Clearview Regional) and midfielder Caitlyn Slattery (Williamsport, Pa./Williamsport) each have two goals, while forward Meagan Rivera (Fairport, N.Y./Penfield) and defender Morgan Warrington (Magnolia, Del./St. Thomas More Academy) have added one.
Moving Up the Ranks: Senior forward Jessica Young (Waldorf, Md./Thomas Stone) 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