Corbi Scores Twice; Women's Soccer Falls to UMass Lowell, 5-2, on Sunday Afternoon

Photo by Gail Burton
Photo by Gail Burton

BALTIMORE – Sophomore Christina Corbi (Medford, N.J.) scored twice for the UMBC women's soccer team, but the Retrievers would ultimately fall to the UMass Lowell River Hawks, 5-2, on Sunday afternoon.

STRAIGHT FACTS

  • UMass Lowell's Rachel Morrier scored the first goal of the game in the fourth minute after she sneaking a ball just under the crossbar from 30 yards outside the box.

  • Corbi sent her first goal into the net in the 24th minute after taking a pass from Elysia Paolillo (Holliston, Mass.) off the left side and burying it into the right corner of the net.

  • Corbi's second goal of the day came in the 34th minute after she knocked a shot in from right outside the 18-yard box.

  • The River Hawks took a 4-2 lead early in the second half after Rachel Morrier and Kristina Bartsch connected for two goals and Veronica Morrier notched a goal in the span of 1:25.

  • Rachel Morrier scored her fourth goal of the game in the 78th minute off a pass from Jaymee Luke on the left side of the box.

  • In the 89th minute, Erin Stevenson (Sellersville, Pa.) put a shot on goal for UMBC, but UMass Lowell's keeper was there to make the save.

FOR THE RECORD

  • UMass Lowell moves to 3-2-1 in America East play and 5-7-4 overall on the year. UMBC falls to 0-6-0 in conference contests and 1-14-0 on the season.

INSIDE THE NUMBERS

  • UMass Lowell outshot UMBC, 17-8, with an 11-3 advantage on goal.

  • The River Hawks took five corners in the game, compared to the Retrievers' one.

MINDING THE NET

  • Julia Schneider made one save in goal for the River Hawks. Jade Wilkins (Stoney Beach, Md./The Catholic High School) made a season-high six saves for the Retrievers.

ONTO THE NEXT ONE

  • UMBC will play its final road game on Thursday, Oct. 18 as they head to Albany to take on the Great Danes at 7 p.m.