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2014-15 Women's Soccer News

October 25, 2014
Women’s Soccer Controls Destiny in Regular-Season Finale Against Binghamton
UMBC women’s soccer seeks its second straight America East regular-season championship on Sunday, Oct. 26 when it hosts Binghamton at Senior Day, with a victory clinching the title for the Retrievers. The Dawgs will acknowledge their five seniors prior to the 1 p.m. kickoff at Retriever Soccer Park. All the live action will be available, free of charge, on UMBCRetrievers.tv, courtesy of the America East digital network.

October 23, 2014
Women’s Soccer’s Jen Nance Named Nominee for AEC Fans’ Choice Player of the Year
UMBC women’s soccer’s junior goalkeeper Jen Nance (Millersville, Md./Severna Park) was named one of nine nominees for the annual America East Fans’ Choice Player of the Year award. Voting for the honor can be done on the America East Facebook page, beginning Thursday, Oct. 23 and running through Tuesday, Oct. 28 at noon.

October 23, 2014
Women’s Soccer Takes Over a Share of First Place in the AEC Standings with 1-0 Win at Albany
UMBC women’s soccer’s senior midfielder Jessy Brown registered her 10th-career game-winning goal on a rainy Thursday night at Bob Ford Field to help the Retrievers defeat Albany, 1-0, and take over a share of first place in the America East standings with one game remaining in the regular-season.

October 22, 2014
Women’s Soccer and Albany Battle for AEC Seeding on Thursday
Red-hot UMBC women’s soccer and Albany are both unbeaten in their last five contests and will meet on Thursday, Oct. 23 in a battle for second place in the America East standings with one week to go in the regular season. Kickoff is set 7 p.m. at Bob Ford Field, with live coverage available courtesy of the America East digital network.

October 20, 2014
Women’s Soccer’s Virginia Moyer Earns First America East Rookie of the Week
UMBC women’s soccer’s freshman forward Virginia Moyer earned her first America East Rookie of the Week honor, as announced by the conference office on Monday.

October 19, 2014
Moyer’s First Collegiate Goal Helps Women’s Soccer Down First-Place Hartford, 1-0
Women’s soccer’s freshman forward Virginia Moyer scored her first-collegiate goal in the 72nd minute to help the Retrievers defeat first-place Hartford, 1-0, in America East action on Sunday afternoon at Alumni Stadium.

October 18, 2014
Women’s Soccer Travels to First-Place Hartford on Sunday
UMBC women’s soccer is unbeaten in its last four games and looks to hand first-place Hartford its first loss of the conference season when the Retrievers travel to West Hartford, Conn., on Sunday, Oct. 19. First kick is set for 2 p.m. at Alumni Stadium, with all the action available on the America East digital network.

October 16, 2014
Three Straight Goals Lift UMBC Women’s Soccer Past UMass Lowell, 3-1
UMBC women’s soccer eliminated a one-goal deficit, with three straight scores in the second half en route to defeating UMass Lowell, 3-1, in America East action on Thursday night at Retriever Soccer Park. The Dawgs improve to 10-3-2 on the season, marking the program’s eighth 10-win season and the second under third-year head coach Leslie Wray.

October 15, 2014
Women’s Soccer Welcomes UMass Lowell to Retriever Soccer Park on Thursday
UMBC women’s soccer looks to continue to climb in the America East standings on Thursday, Oct. 16 when it welcomes UMass Lowell to Retriever Soccer Park. First kick is set for 7 p.m., with all the action available live on UMBCRetrievers.tv, courtesy of the America East digital network.

October 12, 2014
Women's Soccer Edges Maine 1-0 for First Conference Win
UMBC women’s soccer’s senior midfielder Paige Preston (Freehold, N.J.) scored her first goal of the season which proved to be the game-winner as UMBC defeated Maine 1-0 Sunday afternoon in America East action at Retriever Soccer Park. Junior goalkeeper Jen Nance (Millersville, Md.) earned her program-record seventh shutout of the season in the victory.

October 11, 2014
UMBC Women's Soccer Hosts Maine in Homecoming Matinee
UMBC women's soccer continues America East action on Sunday, Oct. 12 when the Retrievers host Maine in a Homecoming matinee. Game time is set for 1 p.m. at Retriever Soccer Park.

October 9, 2014
Women’s Soccer Blanks New Hampshire in Scoreless Draw
UMBC women’s soccer’s junior goalkeeper Jen Nance registered a collegiate-best 11 stops and posted her sixth shutout of the season as the Retrievers tallied their second straight draw, tying New Hampshire, 0-0, after a pair of overtimes in America East action on Thursday night at Cowell Stadium.

October 8, 2014
Women’s Soccer Hits the Road for AEC Action Thursday at New Hampshire
UMBC women’s soccer continues America East action on Thursday, Oct. 9 when it hits the road to take on New Hampshire.

October 5, 2014
Women’s Soccer and Stony Brook Draw in 2013 Title Rematch, 1-1
UMBC women’s soccer’s red-shirt freshman forward Destinee Morris gave the Retrievers a 1-0 lead with her second goal of the season, but the Dawgs were unable to hang on to the advantage, as Stony Brook and the Retrievers tied 1-1 following 110 minutes of action in a rematch of the 2013 America East title game on Sunday afternoon at Retriever Soccer Park.

October 3, 2014
Women’s Soccer Takes on Stony Brook in Rematch of 2013 Title Game
The UMBC women’s soccer team returns home on Sunday, Oct. 5 when it takes on Stony Brook in a rematch of the 2013 America East title game. Game time is set for 1 p.m. at Retriever Soccer Park.

October 2, 2014
Women’s Soccer Comes Up Short in AEC Opener Versus Vermont, 2-1
Women’s soccer’s senior midfielder Lilly Rydon scored with 7:08 remaining in the contest to bring the Retrievers within one of Vermont, but the Dawgs were unable to eliminate a two-goal deficit, falling to the Catamounts, 2-1, in America East action on Thursday afternoon at Virtue Field.

September 30, 2014
UMBC Women’s Soccer Starts Title Defense at Vermont on Thursday; Retrievers Return to Northeast Top-10 Ranking
UMBC women’s soccer starts its title defense when it opens America East action at Vermont on Thursday, Oct. 2. The Retrievers enter league play after posting a program-best 8-2 record in non-conference action. Game time is set for 3 p.m. at Virtue Field. Live action will be available at UMBCRetrievers.com.

September 29, 2014
Women’s Soccer’s Lisa Nanov Earns Second AEC and ECAC Rookie Honor
UMBC women’s soccer’s freshman forward Lisa Nanov earned her second America East Rookie of the Week honor of the season, as announced by the conference office on Tuesday. Nanov added her second ECAC Division I Rookie of the Week recognition as well.

September 26, 2014
Brown's Goal Lifts Women's Soccer Past Robert Morris, 1-0, on Friday
Senior midfielder Jessy Brown (Plantation, Fla./American Heritage) scored for the third-straight game as the UMBC women's soccer team closed out non-conference play with a 1-0 road win at Robert Morris.

September 25, 2014
Women’s Soccer Travels to Robert Morris for Non-Conference Finale Friday
UMBC women’s soccer team returns to action in its non-conference finale on Friday, Sept. 26 when it travels to Moon Township, Pa., to take on Robert Morris at 3 p.m. at North Athletic Complex. Live action will be available at UMBCRetrievers.com.

September 23, 2014
Three First-Half Goals Lift Women’s Soccer Past American, 3-0
UMBC women’s soccer registered three first-half goals, behind three points from freshman forward Lisa Nanov, and posted its third shutout in the last four games to defeat American, 3-0, in non-conference action on Tuesday night at Retriever Soccer Park.

September 22, 2014
Women’s Soccer’s Jessy Brown Named America East Player of the Week; Retrievers Take on American on Tuesday
Women’s soccer’s Jessy Brown earned her first America East Player of the Week honor of the season, as announced by the league office on Monday. The Retrievers jump right back into action on Tuesday, Sept 23 when they host American at 7 p.m. at Retriever Soccer Park.

September 19, 2014
Jessy Brown’s Five Points Propels Women’s Soccer Past Delaware State, 4-0
Women’s soccer’s senior midfielder Jessy Brown posted her first multiple-goal game and finished with five points to help propel the Retrievers past Delaware State, 4-0, in non-conference action on Friday night at Retriever Soccer Park.

September 17, 2014
Women’s Soccer Looks to Get Back on Track at Home Against Delaware State
The UMBC women’s soccer team looks to get back on track when it returns home on Friday, Sept. 19 to play host to Delaware State.

September 14, 2014
Women’s Soccer’s Falls in Battle of Baltimore Finale at Towson, 2-0
UMBC women’s soccer’s junior goalkeeper Jen Nance registered a career-high 10 saves, but it was not enough to stop Towson from a 2-0 victory in the final game of the Battle of Baltimore on Sunday afternoon at Tiger Soccer Complex.

September 13, 2014
Women’s Soccer Concludes Battle of Baltimore at Towson on Sunday
The UMBC women’s soccer team looks to build off Friday’s 6-0 victory when it travels to Towson on Sunday, Sept. 14 to take on the Tigers in the final game of the Battle of Baltimore. The Retrievers look to take the crown in the 2:30 p.m. contest.

September 12, 2014
Women’s Soccer’s Offensive Explosion Downs Mount St. Mary’s, 6-0
UMBC women’s soccer’s exploded for six goals in game one of the Battle of Baltimore on Friday evening at Ridley Athletic Complex. Senior midfielder Lilly Rydon led the charge with her first collegiate multiple-goal game, including the game-winner, in the 6-0 victory against Mount St. Mary’s.

September 10, 2014
Women’s Soccer Opens Battle of Baltimore Against Mount St. Mary’s
The UMBC women’s soccer team opens the Battle of Baltimore weekend tournament on Friday, Sept. 12 when it travels to Loyola (Md.) for a neutral site contest against Mount St. Mary’s. Game time is set for 5 p.m. at Ridley Athletic Complex and is followed by game two, Loyola versus Towson.

September 5, 2014
UMBC Falls, 1-0, Against St. Joe's on Friday. Fall to 4-1 on the Year
The UMBC women’s soccer team fell in a hard fought 1-0 loss to St. Joseph’s on Friday. UMBC had some chances late, but could not find the net. The Retrievers fall to 4-1 on the year, while the Hawks improve to 2-3.

September 4, 2014
Undefeated UMBC Women’s Soccer Returns Home to Host Saint Joseph’s on Friday
The undefeated UMBC women’s soccer team returns home on Friday, Sept. 5 to take on Saint Joseph’s at 7 p.m. at Retriever Soccer Park.

September 2, 2014
Women’s Soccer’s Lisa Nanov Named America East Rookie of the Week
Women’s soccer’s freshman forward Lisa Nanov earned her first America East Rookie of the Week honor, as announced by the conference office on Tuesday.

September 2, 2014
A Pair of First-Half Goals Helps UMBC Women’s Soccer Past Bucknell, 2-1; Nanov Adds ECAC Rookie of the Week to Honors
UMBC women’s soccer’s freshman forward Lisa Nanov setup a pair of first-half goals to help the Retrievers defeat Bucknell on a stormy Tuesday night at Emmitt Field inside Holmes Stadium.

September 2, 2014
Women’s Soccer Climbs in Regional Ranking; Jessy Brown Named One of 30 Candidates for Senior Class Award
UMBC women’s soccer climbed three spots to No. 6 in the NSCAA/Continental Tire NCAA Division I Northeast Poll, the Retrievers’ highest ranking in program history.

September 1, 2014
Women’s Soccer Looks to Continue Momentum at Bucknell
The UMBC women’s soccer team looks to continue its momentum and remain undefeated on Tuesday, Sept. 2 when it travels to Lewisburg, Pa., to take on Bucknell

August 29, 2014
Rydon’s Lone Goal Lifts Women’s Soccer Past Howard, 1-0
UMBC women’s soccer remained unbeaten on Friday night at Greene Stadium with the help of senior midfielder Lilly Rydon scoring the game’s only goal early in the opening period to defeat Howard, 1-0.

August 27, 2014
Women’s Soccer Ranked Ninth in the Region; Retrievers Hit the Road to Take on Howard on Friday
After a 2-0 start for the first time since 1996, the UMBC women’s soccer team posted their highest ranking in program history, coming in at No. 9 on the National Soccer Coaches Association of America/Continental Tire NCAA Division I Northeast Poll, as announced by the NSCAA on Tuesday.

August 25, 2014
Nanov’s Two Scores Guide Women’s Soccer to Come-From-Behind Victory Versus Loyola, 3-2
UMBC women’s soccer’s freshman forward Lisa Nanov struck for two of the Retrievers’ three second-half goals to help eliminate a two-goal deficit and defeat local-rival Loyola, 3-2, on Monday night at Retriever Soccer Park.

August 23, 2014
Women’s Soccer Continues Home Action Versus Local-Rival Loyola
The UMBC women’s soccer team continues home action in the opening week of the season, when it hosts local-rival Loyola on Monday, Aug. 25 at 7 p.m. at Retriever Soccer Park. All the live action is available free of charge at UMBCRetrievers.tv courtesy of the America East digital network.

August 22, 2014
Juniors Guide Women’s Soccer Past Navy for 11th-Straight Home Victory, 1-0
UMBC women’s soccer junior Alexa Quaranta scored the Retrievers first goal of the season and junior goalkeeper Jen Nance stopped a penalty kick, as the Retrievers defeated Navy, 1-0, to earn their 11th-straight home victory on Friday night at Retriever Soccer Park.

August 21, 2014
Women’s Soccer Hosts Navy in 2014 Season-Opener
The 2014 America East favorite UMBC women’s soccer team opens its highly-anticipated 2014 slate on Friday, Aug. 22 when it hosts Navy at 7 p.m. at the Retriever Soccer Park.

August 20, 2014
UMBC Women's Soccer 2014 Season Outlook
How can a team possibly respond to an historic season that saw not just its first conference regular-season title, not just its first league tournament title, but also its first trip to the NCAA Tournament?

August 13, 2014
Women’s Soccer Picked to Repeat as Champs
For the first time in program history, the UMBC women’s soccer team has been picked as the preseason favorites to win its conference, as the Retrievers edged out Stony Brook, last season’s regular-season co-champions, in the America East’s annual preseason poll, as announced by the conference office on Wednesday

August 7, 2014
Sandiford Joins Women’s Soccer Coaching Staff
The UMBC women’s soccer team has added Chante Sandiford to its coaching staff, as announced by head coach Leslie Wray.

July 16, 2014
Women’s Soccer Releases 2014 Slate
UMBC women’s soccer head coach Leslie Wray has announced the Retrievers’ schedule for the 2014 season, as the black and gold will look defend their 2013 crown in Wray’s third season at the helm.

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