17 Sandra Vacarino
17 Sandra Vacarino
Height: 5-3
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Mantua, N.J.
High School: Clearview Regional
Position: M

2008: One of four Retrievers to start all 19 games… Lone point of the season was an assist on the game-winner in the 89th minute at Albany… Took 12 shots on the season, including five on goal… Earned recognition on the America East Commissioner’s Honor Roll.

2007: Saw action in 15 games and made 10 starts… Ranked fourth on the team with two goals and four points… Scored her first career goal in the season opener against Towson… Also found the back of the net against Howard… Took 16 shots on the season.

Background: One of 24 players selected to the 2007-08 Region 1 Under-19 team… An All-Conference First-Team selection as a senior and a Second-Team honoree as a junior… Earned the All-State Soccer Award from the New Jersey Girls Soccer Coaches Association in 2006… Named Rookie of the Year by Gatorade Awards in 2004… Two-time team captain at Clearview Regional… Led the Pioneers to the South Jersey finals in 2005 for the first time in school history… Also led Clearview Regional to its first-ever Tri-County title in 2004… Played for the Woodstown United Eclipse club team and also played in the Super-Y League with Delaware… President of the Varsity Club and a member of the National Honor Society, SADD and student council… Also lettered in track and field in high school… Chose UMBC over Towson, Monmouth and Rowan because of the campus and the soccer program… Born Sept. 18, 1989… Daughter of Maria and Nick Vacarino… Has two older brothers, Nicky and Tommy… Majoring in psychology and financial economics.

Year

GP/GS

SH

G

A

Pts.

2007

15/10

16

2

0

4

2008

19/19

12

0

1

1

Career

34/29

28

2

1

5