Women's Soccer Looks to Bounce Back Against Saint Francis (Pa.) on Sunday

Women's Soccer Looks to Bounce Back Against Saint Francis (Pa.) on Sunday

UMBC women's soccer looks to bounce back from a 1-0 loss to George Washington on Thursday, Sept. 1 as the team heads to Saint Francis (Pa.) for a Sunday afternoon matchup. The game is set to kickoff at 2 p.m.

Scouting the Retrievers:
-UMBC fell 1-0 in a midweek matchup to George Washington on Sept. 1 as the Retrievers continued a four-game road stretch.

-Freshman Jessica Hopkins led the team with a career-high three shots with one on goal, as UMBC placed five balls within the reach of the net.

-In goal, sophomore Leah Roth continues to make the most of her first season as the Retrievers' starter, racking up 34 saves and a .791 save percentage.

-CAREER WATCH: Redshirt-senior Alexa Quaranta is two shots away from tying Viviana Saraceno for tenth all-time in shots in a career (109). She is also four goals away from tying for ninth (18).

Next Up: 9/11 at Longwood 3 p.m.


Scouting the red flash:

-St. Francis remains winless on the season after falling to Wright State, 2-0 on Friday afternoon. The Red Flash has been outscored 8-1 in their first five games.

-The lone goal scorer for Saint Francis was sophomore Shannon McGinnis, who netted the score against West Virginia on Aug. 28.

-Sophomore Julia Hernan has made all five starts in goal for the Red Flash, making 39 saves and posting a .830 save percentage in her first year as a starter.

-This will be the first time that Saint Francis and UMBC meet since 2002 when they were conference rivals in the Northeast Conference. 

Next Up: 9/9 at Cal Santa Barbara 10 p.m. ET