UMBC men’s soccer coach Pete Caringi has announced that three additional prospective student-athletes – Kadeem Dacres, Michael DiCesare and Corbin McCarron - have committed to attend the university and compete for the Retrievers in the fall of 2011.
It took just about the entire preseason, but former Retriever forward Levi Houapeu officially signed his deal with the Philadelphia Union last Friday, just one day before the club kicked off the 2011 season.
A state-of-the-art lighting system was installed at UMBC Soccer Stadium last month, giving the Retrievers’ men’s and women’s soccer programs the ability to play games under the lights on its plush, Bermuda grass complex.
BALTIMORE--Major League Soccer announced that UMBC forward Levi Houapeu (Germantown, Md./Watkins Mill) has been invited to participate in the 2011 adidas MLS Player Combine. The Retriever standout is one of 54 college seniors from 36 Division I schools who received an invitation.
Williamsburg, Va.—UMBC’s most successful season in men’s soccer history came to a bitter end today, as host William & Mary advanced to the third round of NCAA Men’s Soccer Championships by virtue of penalty kicks, 4-3.
The UMBC Department of Athletics will provide a bus for any fan wishing to travel to Williamsburg, Va., for the men’s soccer team’s NCAA Tournament second-round match against William & Mary on Sunday, Nov. 21 at 5 p.m.
Princeton, N.J.—UMBC junior midfielder Andrew Bulls (McDonogh) scored with 11:58 remaining, as the Retrievers rallied from a 1-0 deficit to defeat tenth-ranked Princeton, 2-1, and advance to the second round of the NCAA Men’s Soccer Championships.
The UMBC men’s soccer team will face host Princeton in the first round of the NCAA Men’s Soccer Championships on Thursday, Nov. 18. Kick-off time is set for 7:00 p.m. at Roberts Stadium in Princeton, N.J.
BALTIMORE— For the second time in school history, the UMBC men’s soccer program will compete in the NCAA Division I Championships as the Retrievers advanced, 5-4, in penalty kicks in the America East Conference title game after playing visiting New Hampshire to a 0-0 scoreless draw.
The second-seeded UMBC men’s soccer team (11-4-2) will host its first-ever America East Championship game as they host the No. 5-seeded New Hampshire Wildcats (9-4-5) at UMBC Soccer Stadium on Saturday, Nov. 13 at 1:00 p.m.
BALTIMORE—The second-seeded UMBC men’s soccer team scored three times in the final 10 minutes of the first half and held off Stony Brook in the second stanza to earn a 3-2 victory in the America East Conference semifinals and advance to the league championship game for the second year in a row.
The second-seeded UMBC men’s soccer team (10-4-2) will host its first America East Tournament game since 2005 as they host the defending league champion No. 3-seeded Stony Brook Seawolves (10-6-2) in the semifinal round of the 2010 tournament.
Cambridge, Mass.—For the second consecutive year, UMBC senior forward Levi Houapeu (Germantown, Md./Watkins Mill) has been tabbed as one of the major award winners as America East Conference coaches selected its all-conference teams.
Stony Brook, N.Y.—UMBC junior midfielder Andrew Bulls (Millersville, Md./McDonogh) scored on a direct kick in the 65th minute and junior netminder Dan Louisignau (Wilmington, Del./Concord/U. Virginia) made seven saves as the visiting Retrievers clinched second place and a first round bye in the America East Conference Tournament with a 1-0 victory at Stony Brook.
BALTIMORE—UMBC junior midfielder Andrew Bulls (Millersville, Md./McDonogh) scored the game’s first goal and added assists on corner kicks on the next two as the host Retrievers blanked Hartford, 3-0, in an America East Conference contest.
State College, Pa.—UMBC sophomore midfielder Milo Kapor (Woodbridge, Ont./Emily Carr) scored on a brilliant 26-yard shot in the 99th minute, as the visiting Retrievers defeated 23rd-ranked Penn State, 2-1.
The UMBC men’s soccer team (6-4-2) steps out of America East Conference play for the final time in 2010 as they will take on the host Penn State Nittany Lions in University Park, Pa. on Wednesday evening, Oct. 20.