Women's Soccer Heads to Albany for Regular Season Finale on Sunday

Women's Soccer Heads to Albany for Regular Season Finale on Sunday

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ALBANY, N.Y.- After a thrilling 3-1 win over Binghamton on Thursday, Oct. 20, the UMBC women's soccer team will head to the Empire State to face Albany in the regular season finale on Sunday. The game is set to kickoff at 1 p.m.

Scouting the Retrievers:

-UMBC enters the final game of the regular season at 6-9-1 overall and 2-4-1 in America East play after picking up a 3-1 victory over Binghamton on Thursday, Oct. 20.

-Redshirt-senior Alexa Quaranta scored the first goal of the game in the 26th minute for her fifth of the season after her twin sister, senior Preslie Quaranta shot the ball over a Binghamton defender's head and Alexa was able to run up an open lane and shoot it into the net.

-Preslie Quaranta and junior Gabby Boehmer each scored in the contest off penalty kicks to give the Retrievers' their first home win over Binghamton in 15 contests.

-Alexa Quaranta and Boehmer are tied with five goals each, with Alexa Quaranta leading the team with 14 points after registering four assists.

-In goal, sophomore Leah Roth ranks first amongst conference goalies in saves in America East contest with 46 (6.57 per game). Overall, Roth has posted 92 saves and a 1.44 goals against average in her 16 appearances. The Valencia, Pa.-native is 6-9-1 in the net and has allowed 24 goals with a .793 save percentage.


Scouting the Great Danes:
-Reigning conference champion Albany comes into the contest with an 8-7-1 overall record and sits a 5-1-1 in conference play after fashioning a 2-1 comeback victory over Maine on Thursday, Oct. 20.

-After being down 1-0 in the 59th minute, Meghan Malone headed in a corner kick to tie the game up. Meghan Cavanaugh would score the game-winner in the 84th minute off a pass from Mariah Williams.

-Cavanaugh and Vivian Vega lead the team in goals (4), while Cavanaugh also leads in points (11), shots (33) and shots on goal (17). Caroline Kopp tops the assists category with five, which ranks first among America East players.

-In goal, Chloe Borasky has started in 11 games, allowing just 11 goals for a 0.98 goals against average. Borasky has also made 47 saves and preserved four shutouts during the season. Alana Olivieri has also seen time in between the posts, making five starts. She has posted a 1.78 goals against average after allowing nine scores, while making 28 saves for a .757 save percentage.