BALTIMORE, Md. - After falling to St. Francis (Pa.), 1-0 last weekend, the UMBC women's soccer team looks to close out a four-game road stretch as they travel to Longwood on Sunday, Sept. 11. The game is set to kickoff at 3 p.m. at the Longwood Athletic Complex.
SCOUTING THE RETRIEVERS (2-4-0, 0-0-0 America East):
-After a scoreless first half, UMBC fell to St. Francis (Pa.), 1-0 on Sunday, Sept. 4. The Red Flash used a rebounded header from Sara Suler to earn their first win of the season.
-Freshman Nikki Saad is currently tied for fourth in the conference in points scored with five. The Hummelstown, Pa. native has been making the most of her starting time at midfielder with two game-winning goals, which ties for 14th nationally and first among America East players.
CAREER WATCH: Redshirt-senior Alexa Quaranta is now tenth in career shots taken with 110. She is four goals away from tying for ninth (18).
UP NEXT: 9/18 vs. Delaware State 1 p.m.
SCOUTING THE LANCERS (1-5-0, 0-0-0 Big South):
-Longwood fell to 1-5-0 on the season after a 1-0 loss to the American Eagles on Thursday, Sept. 8. In their first six games, the Lancers have been outscored 11-4.
-2015 First-Team All-Big South selection Amanda Spencer and All-Freshmen honoree Sydney Wallace are one of four players who have scored for Longwood this season. Senior Christina Corbin leads the team with one goal and one assist, while freshman Emilie Kupsov also has a score. The rookie and Spencer both scored in the Lancers' 2-1 upset of reigning A-10 champion Duquesne.
UP NEXT: 9/13 at Virginia Tech 4 p.m.
This will be the first meeting of UMBC and Longwood since 2012, where the Lancers won at RSP, 1-0. While the two teams have met four times, with Longwood holding a 2-1-1 lead over UMBC, none of the contests came while either team was a member of the Big South Conference; the Retrievers were members from 1993-97, while the Lancers just joined the ranks in 2012.