UMBC Women’s Soccer Looks to Stay Unbeaten in AE Play Against Vermont on Sunday

UMBC Women’s Soccer Looks to Stay Unbeaten in AE Play Against Vermont on Sunday

BALTIMORE – The UMBC women's soccer team looks to remain unbeaten in America East play on Sunday, Oct. 4 when the Retrievers host Vermont at 1 p.m. at Retriever Soccer Park. All the live action is ailable, free of charge, on, courtesy of the America East digital network.

Retriever Soccer Park Promotion

-Retrievers give back soccer equipment drive! Bring a new or gently used piece of soccer equipment to enter our sports marketing raffle for free Chick-Fil-A for a year.
-Kids penalty kick shootout against your very own keeper True Grit at halftime.  

Scouting the Retrievers (3-7-2, 1-0-1 AE)

-In the first week of America East Conference action, UMBC picked up a 1-1 draw against Albany on Sunday and followed with a 2-0 victory at UMass Lowell on Thursday. Sophomore midfielder Gabby Boehmer (Lebanon, Md./Cedar Crest) tallied the game-winner in the 62nd minute against the River Hawks, marking her team-leading fifth goal of the year.

-Junior forward Destinee Morris (La Plata, Md./La Plata) has registered three points in the last two games. Morris' second goal of the season came in the Retrievers' lone score against the Great Danes and she followed with an assist on Amanda Dailey's (Freehold, N.J./Freehold Township) first goal of the season in the 86th minute versus UML on Thursday. Morris is tied with red-shirt junior forward Alexa Quaranta (Baltimore, Md./Perry Hall) for second on the team with five point apiece.    

- Senior goalkeeper Jen Nance (Millersville, Md./Severna Park) picked up her second clean sheet of the season against the River Hawks' Thursday. Nance moved into a tie for third all-time at UMBC in career shutouts (11). The senior has 48 stops on the season, just eight stops shy of moving into ninth all-time at UMBC.

Scouting the Catamounts (4-5-1, 1-1-0 AE)

-Vermont opened the conference slate with a 1-0 victory against Stony Brook on Sunday, but fell, 3-2, to New Hampshire on Thursday. UVM's junior forward Nikki McFarland recorded both of the Catamounts' goals versus the Wildcat, but it wasn't enough as UNH's Caitlin Bucksbaum scored the game-winner in the 82nd minute. 

-McFarland leads the Catamounts' offense with a team-best five goals on the season. Sophomore forward Rylee Osgood is the only other multiple-goal scorer on the team with three scores.

-Goalkeeper Ally Ramos recorded seven saves in the losing effort against the Wildcats. The senior has started all 10 contests on the season and is allowing 1.51 goals per game on the season and has tallied 45 stops.

Inside the Series

-Vermont leads the all-time series, 6-4-2.
-UMBC is 2-1-2 in the last five meetings against the Catamounts.
-Each of the last two games have been decided by one goal, with UVM taking last season's matchup, 2-1.