BALTIMORE – UMBC looks to build off the momentum of Sunday's Senior Day victory when the Retrievers travel to Vestal, N.Y. to take on Binghamton on Thursday, Oct. 22. Game time is set for 6 p.m. at Bearcats Sports Complex. All the live action is available, free of charge, on the America East digital network.
Scouting the Retrievers (4-9-3, 2-2-2 AE)
-With two games to go in the regular-season UMBC enters the week sixth in the conference standings with eight points. The Retrievers are coming off a critical 2-0 victory against second-place New Hampshire on Sunday, with the top six teams set to make the upcoming America East Championships. UMBC is striving for a program-best three straight trips to the league tournament.
-Forwards Destinee Morris (La Plata, Md./La Plata) and Amanda Dailey (Freehold, N.J./Freehold) each registered goals in the win against the Wildcats. The duo have combined for 14 points, on five goals and four assists, including four goals and two assists during conference play. Sophomore midfielder Gabby Boehmer (Lebanon, Md./Cedar Crest) ranks in the top-10 in the league in both points (13) and goals (six).
-UMBC goalkeeper Jen Nance (Millersville, Md./Severna Park) is coming off her third shutout of the season against the Wildcats. Nance ranks seventh all-time at UMBC in career saves (172), one shy of tying for sixth. She has recorded 72 stops on the season and is allowing 1.27 goals per game.
Scouting the Bearcats (2-11-2, 1-4-1 AE)
-Binghamton picked up its first win of the conference season on Sunday against Maine, blanking the Black Bears, 2-0, on Senior Day. Senior midfielder Katherine Corcoran registered her first goal of the season on a corner kick in the 26th minute, while junior forward Leighann Bennett chipped in an insurance goal in the 87th minute.
-The Bearcats' offense is averaging a conference-low 0.53 goals per game on the season, with just two players recording more than one score. Freshman forward Julianne Johnston and senior forward Stephani Church have each tabbed two goals on the season, representing four of Binghamton's eight scores.
-Goalkeeper Katie Hatziyianis has started all 15 games in net for the Bearcats. The sophomore has recorded a league-best 96 saves, but is allowing 1.98 goals per game.
Inside the Series
-UMBC and Binghamton have split the last two meetings, each falling on their home fields in double-overtime.
-Seven of the 13 contests in the series have been decided by one goal, with four going into extra time. Binghamton holds a 10-1-2 advantage in the all-times series.