Women's Soccer Drops Midweek Match to George Washington, 1-0

Women's Soccer Drops Midweek Match to George Washington, 1-0

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The UMBC women's soccer team fell in a midweek battle to George Washington on Thursday afternoon, 1-0 at GW Soccer Field on the Mount Vernon Campus. The Colonials move to 4-0-0 on the season, while the Retrievers fall to 2-3-0.

The Colonials struck first in the 30th minute, when MacKenzie Cowley took a pass from Olivia Di Cristo Faro and scored from 12 yards out for her fourth goal of the season.

The Retrievers had three chances to score in the first period, as freshmen Nikki Saad and Jessica Hopkins, as well as redshirt-senior Alexa Quaranta all had shots that were saved by Miranda Horn.

In the second half, each team remained scoreless with GW taking eight shots and UMBC only getting three shots off.

Overall, UMBC took seven shots, five of them being on goal, with Hopkins leading the team with three shots. GW was able to take 11 with seven close to the net, five of which came from Cowley.

In goal, GW's Horn had five saves, while UMBC's Leah Roth had six blocks to go with the one goal against.

UP NEXT FOR THE RETRIEVERS: UMBC will head to St. Francis (Pa.) on Sunday for an afternoon matchup with the Red Flash. The match is set to kickoff at 1 p.m.