2013-14 Women's Soccer News

  • Kadet Earns Post-Graduate Scholarship from MACDA
    July 08, 2014
    Kadet Earns Post-Graduate Scholarship from MACDA Women’s soccer goalkeeper Lauren Kadet has been awarded one of three 2014 Maryland Association of College Directors of Athletics (MACDA) post-graduate scholarship awards. Ellie Miskiel from Washington College and Rob Koski from Harford Community College were also among those receiving the awards.
  • Women’s Soccer Takes Part in Successful Charity Event
    April 16, 2014
    Women’s Soccer Takes Part in Successful Charity Event The UMBC women’s soccer team traveled to Howard High School in Columbia, Md. over the weekend to take part in its first Headers For Hope event on Saturday, April 12. The Retrievers joined four local universities in the women’s soccer showcase that helped to raise money for the Ulman Cancer Fund for Young Adults.
  • Women’s Soccer to Participate in Headers For Hope; Host Alumni Game
    April 09, 2014
    Women’s Soccer to Participate in Headers For Hope; Host Alumni Game The UMBC women’s soccer team will participate in a pair of events over the weekend, traveling to Howard High School in Columbia, Md. to take part in Headers For Hope on Saturday, April 12 and following with its annual alumni game on Sunday, April 13 at the UMBC Stadium.
  • Support UMBC Women’s Soccer
    March 27, 2014
    Support UMBC Women’s Soccer Help the UMBC women’s soccer team celebrate its successful 2013 season by making a donation today. All the money raised will be directly used toward upgrading the team’s locker room, training equipment, player apparel, travel expenses, video-editing technology, and support of UMBC women’s soccer.
  • Women’s Soccer Kicks-Off Spring Break With School Visit
    March 19, 2014
    Women’s Soccer Kicks-Off Spring Break With School Visit The UMBC women’s soccer team kicked-off its Spring Break with a school visit to Cradlerock Elementary (Columbia) for Read Across America/College Awareness Day on Friday, March 14.
  • Wray Receives Contract Extension After Record-Setting Season
    February 27, 2014
    Wray Receives Contract Extension After Record-Setting Season Women’s Soccer Head Coach Leslie Wray received a contract extension which will keep her at the helm of the Retrievers through the 2018 season, as announced by Director of Athletics Tim Hall on Thursday, Feb. 27.
  • America East Champs Add Nine Players for the 2014 Season
    February 06, 2014
    America East Champs Add Nine Players for the 2014 Season The 2013 America East Champion UMBC women’s soccer team will add nine players to its roster when it defends its title in 2014, as announced today by head coach Leslie Wray.
  • Brown Adds to Postseason Awards
    January 08, 2014
    Brown Adds to Postseason Awards Women’s soccer red-shirt junior Jessy Brown continued to add to her postseason awards, receiving recognition from both the ECAC and the NSCAA.
  • Women's Soccer's Jessy Brown Named to All-Region Third Team
    December 04, 2013
    Women's Soccer's Jessy Brown Named to All-Region Third Team UMBC women’s soccer red-shirt junior Jessy Brown added another award to her 2013 campaign by being the first Retriever women’s soccer player to be named to a National Soccer Coaches Association of America (NSCAA) All-Region Team.
  • Women’s Soccer Fights Hard, But Can’t Hold Off Virginia Tech in the Opening Round of the NCAA Tournament, 2-0
    November 15, 2013
    Women’s Soccer Fights Hard, But Can’t Hold Off Virginia Tech in the Opening Round of the NCAA Tournament, 2-0 BLACKSBURG, Va. – UMBC women’s soccer did all it could to hold off the fourth-ranked team in the nation and the top team in their bracket, but senior goalkeeperLauren Kadet’s (Oakville, Ontario/St. Thomas Aquinas) six saves were not enough to hold off Virginia Tech as the Hokies punched home a goal in each half to end the Retrievers’ Cinderella season in the opening round of the NCAA Tournament on Friday night at Thompson Field.
  • Women's Soccer Travels to Virginia Tech for the Opening Round of its First-Ever NCAA Tournament
    November 14, 2013
    Women's Soccer Travels to Virginia Tech for the Opening Round of its First-Ever NCAA Tournament UMBC women's soccer travels to Blacksburg, Va., for its first-ever NCAA Tournament appearance on Friday, Nov. 15. The Retrievers take on Virginia Tech in first round action. First kick is set for 5 p.m. at Thompson Field.
  • Women's Soccer Draws No. 1 Virginia Tech in the Opening Round of its First-Ever NCAA Tournament
    November 11, 2013
    Women's Soccer Draws No. 1 Virginia Tech in the Opening Round of its First-Ever NCAA Tournament INDIANAPOLIS – UMBC women’s soccer, the champions of the America East Conference, will look to continue their historic season as the Retrievers meet No. 1 Virginia Tech in the first round of their first-ever NCAA Tournament. Game time is set for 5 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 15 at Thompson Field in Blacksburg, Va.
  • Brown Punches Ticket to NCAA’s for Women's Soccer; Retrievers Earn First-Ever Tournament Title
    November 09, 2013
    Brown Punches Ticket to NCAA’s for Women's Soccer; Retrievers Earn First-Ever Tournament Title BALTIMORE – UMBC women’s soccer continued the unimaginable, garnering its first-ever conference tournament title, as red-shirt junior Jessy Brown (Plantation, Fla./American Heritage) registered her sixth game-winning goal of the season to give No. 1 UMBC the 2-1 victory against No. 2 Stony Brook in the America East Championship game on Saturday evening at Retriever Soccer Park. The Retrievers become the first team in America East history to complete the worst-to-first turnaround and earn their first-ever NCAA Tournament berth.
  • Women’s Soccer Hosts No. 2 Stony Brook in AEC Title Game
    November 07, 2013
    Women’s Soccer Hosts No. 2 Stony Brook in AEC Title Game The top-seeded UMBC women's soccer team looks to add another first to its historic season as it competes in its first America East Championship game on Saturday, Nov. 9 when they host No. 2 Stony Brook.
  • Top-Seeded Women’s Soccer Blanks No. 4 Hartford, 2-0, to Advance to the Finals
    November 03, 2013
    Top-Seeded Women’s Soccer Blanks No. 4 Hartford, 2-0, to Advance to the Finals BALTIMORE – The top-seeded UMBC women’s soccer team continued its Cinderella story by scoring a pair of first half goals and shutting out No. 4 Hartford, 2-0, in America East Championship Semifinal action on Sunday afternoon at Retriever Soccer Park
  • Top-Seeded Women’s Soccer Hosts No. 4 Hartford Sunday in America East Semifinals
    November 02, 2013
    Top-Seeded Women’s Soccer Hosts No. 4 Hartford Sunday in America East Semifinals BALTIMORE – UMBC women’s soccer opens its first conference tournament as the No. 1 seed and will look for its first-ever victory in the America East Championship when it hosts No. 4 Hartford on Sunday, Nov. 3 at Retriever Soccer Park.
  • Women's Soccer Takes Home Two Major Awards as Six Players Receive Postseason Recognition
    October 30, 2013
    Women's Soccer Takes Home Two Major Awards as Six Players Receive Postseason Recognition CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – For the first time since joining the America East, the UMBC women’s soccer took home a major award, with the league’s front-runner snagging two of the six key distinctions
  • Alexa Quaranta Voted AEC Women’s Soccer Fans’ Choice Player of the Year; UMBC Ranked Regionally by NSCAA; Brown and Hummel Honored with Weekly Awards
    October 29, 2013
    Alexa Quaranta Voted AEC Women’s Soccer Fans’ Choice Player of the Year; UMBC Ranked Regionally by NSCAA; Brown and Hummel Honored with Weekly Awards BALTIMORE – UMBC women’s soccer’s sophomore forward Alexa Quaranta (Baltimore, Md./Perry Hall) garnered 2,076 of 6,338 total votes through the league’s social media sites to become the 2013 America East Women’s Soccer Fans’ Choice Player of the Year.
  • Women’s Soccer Sweeps America East Weekly Honors
    October 28, 2013
    Women’s Soccer Sweeps America East Weekly Honors BALTIMORE – UMBC women’s soccer’s red-shirt junior midfielder Jessy Brown (Plantation, Fla./American Heritage) and freshman forward Amanda Dailey (Howell, N.J./Freehold Township/Monmouth) completed their second sweep of the season of the America East Weekly honors, as announced by the league office on Monday.
  • Women’s Soccer Captures Share of America East Regular Season Title and No. 1 Seed in the Conference Tournament
    October 27, 2013
    Women’s Soccer Captures Share of America East Regular Season Title and No. 1 Seed in the Conference Tournament BALTIMORE – The UMBC women’s soccer team capped off a Cinderella turnaround, going from last in the conference last season, to capturing a share of its first-ever regular season title
  • Women’s Soccer Battles For Seeding In Regular Season Finale Versus New Hampshire
    October 26, 2013
    Women’s Soccer Battles For Seeding In Regular Season Finale Versus New Hampshire BALTIMORE – The UMBC women’s soccer team looks to knock off New Hampshire on Sunday, Oct. 27 as it hosts the Wildcats on Senior Day at Retriever Soccer Park in the final day of the regular season.
  • A Pair of Late Goals Surges Women’s Soccer Past Hartford, 2-1
    October 24, 2013
    A Pair of Late Goals Surges Women’s Soccer Past Hartford, 2-1 BALTIMORE – UMBC women’s soccer used a pair of goals over the final 3:25, including the game-winner with 1:00 to go from freshman forward Amanda Dailey (Howell, N.J./Freehold Township, Monmouth), to complete a 2-1 come-from-behind victory against Hartford in Thursday night’s Pink Game at Retriever Soccer Park.
  • Women’s Soccer Takes on First Place Hartford Thursday; Quaranta Nominee For AEC Fans’ Choice Player of the Year
    October 23, 2013
    Women’s Soccer Takes on First Place Hartford Thursday; Quaranta Nominee For AEC Fans’ Choice Player of the Year BALTIMORE – With one week to go in the regular season and an America East Championship spot clinched, the UMBC women’s soccer team looks to better position itself as it welcomes first-place Hartford to Retriever Soccer Park on Thursday, Oct. 24.
  • Women’s Soccer Clinches Playoff Spot; Quaranta Named Player of the Week
    October 21, 2013
    Women’s Soccer Clinches Playoff Spot; Quaranta Named Player of the Week CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – UMBC women’s soccer sophomore forward Alexa Quaranta (Baltimore, Md./Perry Hall) posted a seven-point week and helped the Retrievers to clinch a spot in the America East Championship for the first time since 2005 en route to being named the America East Player of the Week, as announced by the league office on Monday.
  • Pair of Goals From Quaranta Not Enough, Women's Soccer Falls to UMass Lowell, 3-2
    October 20, 2013
    Pair of Goals From Quaranta Not Enough, Women's Soccer Falls to UMass Lowell, 3-2 LOWELL, Mass. – UMBC women’s soccer’s sophomore forward Alexa Quaranta (Baltimore, Md./Perry Hall) tallied the first multiple goal game of her career, but it was not enough as UMass Lowell completed a 3-2 double overtime come-from-behind victory in Sunday afternoon’s America East contest at Cushing Field.
  • First Place UMBC Women’s Soccer Looks to Hold Off UMass Lowell
    October 19, 2013
    First Place UMBC Women’s Soccer Looks to Hold Off UMass Lowell BALTIMORE – UMBC women’s soccer travels to conference-newcomer UMass Lowell on Sunday, Oct. 20 as the Retrievers look to remain atop of the America East Conference standings with three games remaining in the regular season. Game time is set for noon at Cushing Field.
  • Brown Extends UMBC Women’s Soccer’s Win Streak to Four
    October 17, 2013
    Brown Extends UMBC Women’s Soccer’s Win Streak to Four STONY BROOK, N.Y. – UMBC women’s soccer’s red-shirt junior Jessy Brown (Plantation, Fla./American Heritage) extended the Retrievers’ win streak to four games, scoring her fifth game-winner of the season in the 103rd minute for the 2-1 double overtime victory in America East action versus Stony Brook on Thursday night at Kenneth P. LaValle Stadium.
  • Women’s Soccer Travels to Battle Stony Brook For Second Place
    October 16, 2013
    Women’s Soccer Travels to Battle Stony Brook For Second Place BALTIMORE – UMBC women’s soccer returns to action, after having a bye on Sunday, on Thursday, Oct. 17 when the squad travels to Stony Brook. The Retrievers enter the week in a three-way tie with Hartford and Stony Brook for second place in the America East standings. Game time is set for 7 p.m. at Kenneth P. LaValle Stadium, with live video available on the America East Digital Network.
  • Women’s Soccer Holds Off Vermont In Tough Weather, 2-1
    October 10, 2013
    Women’s Soccer Holds Off Vermont In Tough Weather, 2-1 BALTIMORE – UMBC women’s soccer’s redshirt junior Jessy Brown (Plantation, Fla./American Heritage) tallied her league-leading fourth game-winning goal of the season in a 2-1 victory against Vermont in America East action on a rainy Thursday night at UMBC Stadium. The victory was the third straight for the Retrievers and their sixth at home in 2013.
  • Thursday’s Women’s Soccer Game Versus Vermont Moved to UMBC Stadium
    October 10, 2013
    Thursday’s Women’s Soccer Game Versus Vermont Moved to UMBC Stadium BALTIMORE – The UMBC women’s soccer game versus Vermont set for 7 p.m. tonight at Retriever Soccer Park has been moved to the UMBC Stadium. Admission to the contest is free for all fans. Be sure to check back to www.UMBCRetrievers.com for further updates on the status of tonight’s contest. Live stats and video is also available at www.UMBCRetrievers.com.
  • Women’s Soccer Kicks Off Homecoming Weekend Hosting Vermont on Thursday
    October 09, 2013
    Women’s Soccer Kicks Off Homecoming Weekend Hosting Vermont on Thursday BALTIMORE – UMBC women’s soccer kicks off homecoming weekend on Thursday, Oct. 10 when it hosts America East foe Vermont at Retriever Soccer Park. Game time is set for 7 p.m., with local high school teams receiving a discounted ticket price. All the action can be caught live at www.UMBCRetrievers.com
  • Quaranta Earns America East Player of the Week Honors
    October 07, 2013
    Quaranta Earns America East Player of the Week Honors CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – UMBC women’s soccer’s Alexa Quaranta (Baltimore, Md./Perry Hall) earned America East Player of the Week recognition following a 2-0 week in conference play for the Retrievers, as announced by the conference office Monday.
  • Women’s Soccer Downs Albany, 3-1
    October 06, 2013
    Women’s Soccer Downs Albany, 3-1 BALTIMORE – UMBC women’s soccer’s sophomore forward Alexa Quaranta (Baltimore, Md./Perry Hall) scored her second game-winning goal of the week, this one coming 1:04 into the second half, as the black and gold picked up a 3-1 victory against Albany in America East action at Retriever Soccer Park on Sunday afternoon.
  • Women’s Soccer Hosts Albany on Alumni Day
    October 05, 2013
    Women’s Soccer Hosts Albany on Alumni Day BALTIMORE – UMBC women’s soccer returns home from its three game road trip to host Albany on Sunday, Oct. 6, as the black and gold celebrates Alumni Day at Retriever Soccer Park. Game time is set for 1 p.m., with all the live action available on www.UMBCRetrievers.com.
  • Quaranta Leads UMBC Women’s Soccer to First Conference Victory Since 2010
    October 03, 2013
    Quaranta Leads UMBC Women’s Soccer to First Conference Victory Since 2010 VESTAL, N.Y. – UMBC sophomore forward Alexa Quaranta’s (Baltimore, Md./Perry Hall) goal in the 107th minute helped the Retrievers to a 1-0 win, their first America East victory since Sept. 26, 2010, in Thursday night’s women’s soccer game at Bearcats Sports Complex.
  • Women’s Soccer Concludes Road Trip at Binghamton
    October 02, 2013
    Women’s Soccer Concludes Road Trip at Binghamton BALTIMORE – UMBC women’s soccer concludes its three-game road trip on Thursday, Oct. 3 when it continues America East action at Binghamton. Game time is set for 6 p.m. at Bearcats Sports Complex, with live action and stats available at www.UMBCRetrievers.com.
  • Late Goal From Maine Defeats UMBC, 2-1
    September 29, 2013
    Late Goal From Maine Defeats UMBC, 2-1 ORONO, Maine – UMBC women’s soccer’s sophomore back Amira Walcott (Beltsville, Md./Eleanor Roosevelt) scored the second goal of her career to even the score at one in the second period, but it was not enough as a late score gave Maine a 2-1 victory in the America East opener on Sunday afternoon at Alumni Field.
  • Women’s Soccer Opens Up America East Action at Maine
    September 28, 2013
    Women’s Soccer Opens Up America East Action at Maine UMBC women’s soccer looks to bounce back from Wednesday’s 1-0 overtime loss to Lafayette when it kicks off its 2013 America East slate on Sunday at Maine.
  • Kadet Takes Over as UMBC’s All-Time Saves Leader in 1-0 Overtime Loss to Lafayette
    September 25, 2013
    Kadet Takes Over as UMBC’s All-Time Saves Leader in 1-0 Overtime Loss to Lafayette UMBC women’s soccer’s senior goalkeeper Lauren Kadet took over as the program’s all-time saves leader, after posting four stops in Wednesday night’s non-conference 1-0 overtime loss against Lafayette at Oaks Stadium.
  • Red-Hot Women’s Soccer Looks to Keep Unbeaten Streak Alive in Non-Conference Finale
    September 24, 2013
    Red-Hot Women’s Soccer Looks to Keep Unbeaten Streak Alive in Non-Conference Finale The red-hot UMBC women’s soccer team looks to build upon its five game unbeaten streak as it travels to Lafayette for its final non-conference matchup of the season on Wednesday, Sept. 25.
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