Women’s Soccer Drops #AEWSOC Matchup to Binghamton, 3-0

Photo by Brian Gonzalez
Photo by Brian Gonzalez

BALTIMORE – Through a rain soaked night in Baltimore, the UMBC women's soccer team fell to the Binghamton Bearcats, 3-0, at UMBC Stadium.


  • Binghamton struck quickly, as Kayla Saager put her conference-leading 19th goal into the back of the net in the 5th minute.
  • UMBC's best look of the game came in the 9th minute, after Elysia Paolillo (Holliston, Mass.) sent a corner kick into the box which Meredith Webber (Yardley, Pa.) was able to get a head on. However, Binghamton's goalkeeper was there to make the save.
  • In the 31st minute, the Bearcats added to their lead after Patty Loonie sent a shot into the net off a pass from Saager.
  • Danielle Fuentes (Rockville, Md./Magruder) made a last minute attempt to give the Retrievers a score before halftime, but her shot was saved in the 42nd minute.
  • Early in the second half, Binghamton looked to add to their lead with a shot at the goal, but Leah Roth (Valencia, Pa.) was able to make the stop.
  • In the 82nd minute, the Bearcats scored their final goal of the game after Genna Michitti sent a pass in to Ivana Pjetri, who put the ball behind the keeper.

Binghamton moves to 6-4-2 overall and 1-1-0 in America East play, while UMBC falls to 1-10-0 on the season and 0-2-0 in conference play.

Binghamton held a slight 9-6 advantage in shots, with five of them being on goal; UMBC had two shots land on goal.
5: The Retrievers held a 5-3 advantage in corner kicks.
2: Jess Hopkins (Clarksville, Md./River Hill) led the Retrievers with two shots

Mackenzie Hanna made two saves in the first half for the Bearcats, before Haylee Poltorak took over in the second half. Roth made two saves between the pipes for the Retrievers.

The Retrievers head back on the road as they travel to take on the Hartford Hawks on Sunday, September 30 at 1 p.m.