BALTIMORE – UMBC women's soccer fights for a spot in the America East Championships for the third straight season on Sunday, Oct. 25 when the Retrievers travel to Stony Brook for a 2 p.m. matchup at LaValle Stadium. All the live action is available, free of charge, on the America East digital network.
The Retrievers need to win to keep their playoff hopes alive, while the Seawolves clinch a spot with a win or a tie.
Scouting the Retrievers (4-10-3, 2-3-2 AE)
-UMBC is coming off a rough 1-0 loss against Binghamton on Thursday. The Bearcats scored the game's only goal in the 57th minute en route to the victory.
-Senior goalkeeper Jen Nance (Millersville, Md./Severna Park) tallied five stop in the contest to move sixth all-time at UMBC in career saves (177). Nance has recorded 77 stops on the season and is allowing 1.26 goals per game.
-The duo of forwards Destinee Morris (La Plata, Md./La Plata) and Amanda Dailey (Freehold, N.J./Freehold) 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).
Scouting the Seawolves (6-8-3, 3-3-1 AE)
-Stony Brook is 1-1-1 in its last three games after falling to Maine, 2-0, on Thursday. Charlene Achille scored twice in the second half for the Black Bears to help Maine secure a playoff berth.
-SBU's red-shirt junior forward Raven Edwards ranks second in the league in goals (nine) and points (20). Edwards has nine of the team's 19 goals, representing the only Stony Brook player with more than two scores. Senior midfielder Tessa Devereaux has chipped in two goals and two assists on the season.
-Goalkeepers Emily Doherty and Cara Gallagher have both seen time in net for the Seawolves. Doherty has made 13 starts in 14 appearances. She has 68 saves on the season and is allowing 1.11 goals per game.
Inside the Series
-Stony Brook leads the all-time series, 9-5-2, but UMBC holds a 2-0-2 advantage in the last four games of the series, three of which have gone into double-overtime.