Women’s Soccer Travels to New Hampshire to Begin Conference Play

Photo by Gail Burton
Photo by Gail Burton

Baltimore, Md. – The UMBC women's soccer team looks to carry the momentum from their first win to New Hampshire, as they travel to face the Wildcats to open up America East Conference play. Kickoff is scheduled for 2 p.m. on Sunday, September 23 at Bremner Field.

UMBC vs. New Hampshire Game Info
 UMBC Retrievers (1-8-0) vs. New Hampshire Wildcats (4-4-1)
Bremner Field – Durham, NH
Sunday, September 23 – 2:00 p.m.
Social Media: @UMBC_WSoccer, @UMBCAthletics, #RetrieverNation, #AEWSOC

Scouting the Retrievers:

UMBC picked up their first win of the season Wednesday afternoon against Mount St. Mary's, 4-3. UMBC and The Mount alternated goals throughout the game, as four different Retrievers scored.


The trio of Christina Corbi (Medford, NJ), Danielle Fuentes (Rockville, Md./Magruder), and Elysia Paolillo (Holliston, Mass.) led the offense, with each Retriever getting off three shots and each scoring a goal; Laura Ventura (Gaithersburg, Md./Our Lady of Good Counsel) was the other goal scorer for the Retrievers.


Corbi leads the team in shots with 21, while Fuentes has a team-high seven points coming off two goals and three assists.


Senior Leah Roth (Valencia, Pa.) has started seven of UMBC's nine contests this sason. She has 22 saves and a goals against average of 2.91.


Scouting the Wildcats:

New Hampshire is coming off a 1-0 victory against Sacred Heart last Sunday. Liz Lane was able to find the back of the net in the first half, and the Wildcats never looked back.


Ally Reynolds leads the New Hampshire offense, earning seven points off three goals and an assist. Megan Rumbold has a team high 20 shots, with 13 of them being on goal.


Mia Neas has playing almost the entire season in goal for the Wildcats. She has notched a shutout, while collecting 50 saves on the season.


Inside the Series

This will be the 17th meeting between UMBC and New Hampshire, with the Wildcats holding a 9-4-3 advantage. The two teams met last season, with UMBC coming away with a 3-1 home win. Erin Stevenson (Sellersville, Pa.) scored a hat trick to upset New Hampshire in the regular season finale.