Women’s Soccer Returns to Action to Take on Vermont on Sunday

Photo by Gail Burton
Photo by Gail Burton

Baltimore, Md. – The UMBC women's soccer team returns to action after a week hiatus, as they travel to Vermont to take on the Catamounts on Sunday, October 7 at 12 p.m. at Virtue Field.

UMBC at Vermont Game Info 
What: UMBC Retrievers (1-11-0, 0-3-0 America East) at Vermont Catamounts (3-7-3, 1-2-1 America East)
Where: Virtue Field – Burlington, Vt.
When: Sunday, October 7 – 12 p.m.
Social Media: @UMBC_WSoccer, @UMBCAthletics, #RetrieverNation, #AEWSOC

Scouting the Retrievers:

UMBC returns to the pitch for the first time since last Sunday, where they dropped a 4-1 decision to Hartford. UMBC scored their only goal off of a Christina Corbi penalty kick in the 79th minute.

 

A pair of Retrievers lead the UMBC offense, with Corbi and Danielle Fuentes both tied for the team lead in points with seven. Corbi's seven points courtesy of three goals and an assist, while Fuentes has two goals and three assists. Corbi also has leads the team with her three goals.

 

In goal for the majority of the season has been Leah Roth. She has 34 saves on the season with a 2.83 goals against average. Jade Wilkins has made three appearances in goal, making nine saves.

Scouting the Catamounts:

Vermont enters the contests with a 3-7-3 overall record and a 1-2-1 record in America East play. On Friday night, the Catamounts fell, 4-1, to the Albany Great Danes.

 

Against UAlbany, Alex West scored the lone goal for Vermont on a corner kick in the 59th minute to cut into the Great Danes' lead, but UAlbany would score two more goals to seal the win.

 

Aly Spencer leads the team with six points off three goals, followed by Brooke Jenkins (2g,1a). In goal, Kacey Lambertson has started in nine of her ten appearances, making 52 saves with a 1.52 goals against average; Lydia Kessel has made four starts in six appearances with 17 stops.

All Time Series:

Sunday's matchup will be the 16th meeting between the two foes. Vermont holds a 8-4-3 advantage over UMBC; however, the Retrievers won the most recent contest.

The Black and Gold earned a 1-0 victory last season over Vermont at Retriever Soccer Park off a Jess Hopkins goal in the 33rd minute.