Women's Soccer to Play Makeup Game Against Mount St. Mary's on Wednesday Night

Photo by Gail Burton
Photo by Gail Burton

BALTIMORE – After a rain out on September 7, the UMBC women's soccer team will take on the Mount St. Mary's Mountaineers on Wednesday, Sept. 19 at 4 p.m. at Retriever Soccer Park. The game will be part of a doubleheader with the men's team, who will face Howard at 7 p.m.

UMBC vs. Mount St. Mary's Game Info
What: UMBC Retrievers (0-8-0) vs. Mount St. Mary's Mountaineers (1-5-1)
Retriever Soccer Park – Baltimore, Md.
Wednesday, Sept. 19 – 4:00 p.m.
How to Follow: 
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Double Feature: Fans who purchase a ticket to the women's soccer game will also gain entry to the men's soccer game against Howard at 7 p.m. Tickets can be purchased ahead of time at tickets.umbc.edu.
Social Media: @UMBC_WSoccer, @UMBCAthletics, #RetrieverNation, #AEWSOC

In their first overtime game of the season, the Retrievers fell, 3-2, to the NJIT Highlanders on Sunday afternoon.

NJIT struck first in the 23rd minute after Jennifer Callaghan headed in a corner kick from Arianna Gerber.

In the 54th minute, Danielle Fuentes sent a pass to the feet of classmate Laura Ventura, which Ventura sent into the right corner of the net to tie the game up at 1-1.

After NJIT was called for a foul, Sydney Donovan crossed a free kick into the box that Meredith Webber sent right into the goal to give UMBC the 2-1 lead in the 59th minute.

In the 87th minute, NJIT tied the game up after Christina Conaghy fed the ball to Tara Walenczyk, who put it into the corner of the net.

Webber looked for her second goal of the game, but her header after Christina Corbi's corner in the 89th minute went wide, sending the game into overtime.

In the 93rd minute, Katrina Nguyen-DeMary sent a corner kick into the box where Dunja Trajkovic was waiting and launched the ball into net for the game's golden goal. 

Corbi and Fuentes lead the team with three points (1g, 1a). Leah Roth has made 22 saves on the season in six appearances in goal, while Jade Wilkins has made nine in three appearances.

Mount St. Mary's enters the contest at 1-5-1 after a 1-1 draw with Delaware State on Sunday. The Mountaineers' only win of the season came in a 2-1 victory over Howard on August 31.

Against the Hornets, the Mount played nearly the entire game a player down after being assessed a red card just 7:23 into the game. In the 51st minute, Maddie Tchou sent a pass to Jasmine McCree, who found Jenna West open at the top of the box. West settled the ball and was able to give the Mountaineers the 1-0 lead. Delaware State tied the game up in the 87th minute on a breakaway shot that beat the keeper to the net.

In overtime, the Mount had its best chance of winning of the game with just 1:30 remaining in the second overtime period when Kristen Isoldi launched a shot towards an empty Delaware State net, but was denied by a defender.

Against Howard, Tchou produced two goal to give the Mount its only win of the season.

Tchou leads the team with four points off her two goals, followed by West with three points. Fives Mountaineers are tied with one assist a piece.

In goal, Maggie Barron has made 12 saves in her four appearances in goal and has allowed five goals. Charlotte Elrod has made 13 saves in net in her three appearances.

UMBC leads the overall series with Mount St. Mary's, 14-3-0.

In 2017, the Retrievers defeated the Mountaineers, 1-0, in the Battle of Baltimore finale. Olivia Bronson knocked in her first career goal after booting a ball 30 yards down the field off a pass from Nikki Saad.

This year, fans will be able to experience the Black and Gold Pavilion at Retriever Soccer Park. This exclusive, covered seating area is an exciting new way to take in UMBC Soccer at one of the top nine places to watch soccer, according to the NCAA, and also features in-seat food and drink service and amazing views of the field. Fans are able to purchase an upgraded ticket for all home games at tickets.umbc.edu.