Women's Soccer Set To Entertain Stony Brook on Sunday Afternoon

Women's Soccer Set To Entertain Stony Brook on Sunday Afternoon

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BALTIMORE, Md. - After pulling a 1-1 tie with the Vermont Catamounts on Thursday, Oct. 13, the UMBC women's soccer team will return to Retriever Soccer Park on Sunday to host Stony Brook in one of the final home games of the season. The match is set kickoff at 1 p.m. and will serve as the team's Power in Pink game.

Scouting the Retrievers:
-UMBC returns to Baltimore after drawing a 1-1 tie in double overtime against Vermont on Thursday, Oct. 13. It marked the first win or tie for the Retrievers on the road this season.

-The Retrievers, who sit at 5-8-1 overall and 1-3-1 in America East play got on the board in the 62nd minute of the contest off a goal from junior Gabby Boehmer. Boehmer tapped in her fourth goal of the season after freshman Nikki Saad crossed her the ball from the right edge of the box.

-Boehmer is now tied with redshirt-senior Alexa Quaranta for most goals scored this season (4), while Saad and Quaranta each have four assists. 

-Sophomore Leah Roth made 11 stops in goal against the Catamounts, just two shy of her career-high 13 she registered against Liberty earlier this season. Roth now has a 1.51 goals against average and a .788 save percentage to go along with her 82 saves. 

CAREER WATCH: Redshirt-senior Alexa Quaranta is now tied for eight in career shots taken with 119. She is tied for eighth in career assists (10) and is two goals away from tying for ninth (18).

UP NEXT:  10/16 vs. Binghamton (Senior Night) 7 p.m.

Scouting the Seawolves:
-Stony Brook enters the weekend riding a four-game winning streak, most recently shutting out Maine, 2-0 on Thursday, Oct. 13. The Seawolves now sit at 7-7-2 overall and 4-1-0 in America East play.

-The Seawolves three other conference victories came against Binghamton (3-0), Vermont (2-0), and UMass Lowell (3-2). Stony Brook's only conference loss came in a 4-0 contest against Albany.

-Senior Raven Edwards leads the Seawolves offensively, scoring six goals and earning 14 points. Classmate Amy Thompson is second with five goals, while sophomore Julie Johnstonbaugh and junior Manuela Corcho each have netted two scores. Junior Christen Cahill leads the team in assists with five.

-In goal, sophomore Cara Gallagher has started in all 10 of her appearances, allowing just seven goals and making 43 saves for a 0.71 goals against average and a .860 save percentage. Gallagher also has six shutouts to her name this season, which is tied for first in the conference. Junior Shannon Robinson has made seven appearances for the Seawolves, allowing 16 goals and making 31 saves. 

UP NEXT:  10/16 at Albany 4 p.m.