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UMBC Opens Season with 3-2 Double Overtime Win over American

BALTIMORE, Md. – Freshmen Jamie Shiflett (Baltimore, Md. /Sparrows Point) and Nikki Saad (Hummelstown, Pa. /Lower Dauphin) kicked off their careers at UMBC with fireworks, helping the Dawgs to a 3-2 double overtime win over American on Friday night at Retriever … Continue reading

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UMBC Blanks UNH, 1-0, in America East Tournament Quarterfinals

BALTIMORE, MD – The UMBC men’s soccer team advanced for the seventh consecutive time in America East Conference tournament play as the third-seeded Retrievers (11-5-3) blanked sixth-seeded New Hampshire, 1-0, in quarter-final action at Retriever Soccer Park. The three-time defending … Continue reading

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UMBC Men’s Soccer Picked as Co-Championships in AEC

America East Preseason Coaches’ Poll BOSTON — The UMBC men’s soccer team have been tabbed as America East co-favorites, along with the University of Hartford, in the 2015 preseason coaches’ poll, the conference office announced Tuesday afternoon. The voting was conducted by the … Continue reading

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Another Honor for UMBC Goalkeeper Billy Heavner

Soccer Standout is Named America East Men’s Soccer Scholar-Athlete Award Winner Boston, Mass. – UMBC red-shirt sophomore goalkeeper Billy Heavner (Landisville, Pa./Hempfield) is the America East Conference 2014 Fall Scholar-Athlete for the sport of men’s soccer, the conference office announced … Continue reading

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UMBC Men’s Soccer Blank Binghampton 1-0

BALTIMORE – The UMBC men’s soccer team clinched a spot in the America East Tournament for the eighth consecutive year as the Retrievers blanked the visiting Binghamton Bearcats, 1-0, at Retriever Soccer Park.

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Retrievers and Greyhounds draw in Double OT

BALTIMORE – UMBC senior forward Kay Banjo (Upper Marlboro, Md. /Largo/Towson Univ.) scored the equalizing goal in the 68’ as the 21st-ranked Retrievers rallied for a 1-1 double-overtime draw with Loyola (Md.) before 1,983 fans on Baltimore Soccer Night at … Continue reading

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UNLV 1 – UMBC (#11) 0 in UNLV Nike Invitational

Las Vegas, Nev. – Host UNLV ran its record to 5-0-0 as the Rebels scored midway through the first half and hung on to defeat 11th-ranked UMBC (3-1-1), 1-0, at Peter Johann Memorial Field. UMBC’s last setback in regulation occurred … Continue reading

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No. 11 UMBC 3, Appalachian State 1

BALTIMORE – UMBC senior midfielder Mamadou Kansaye ( Baltimore, Md./McDonogh) recorded his first career two-goal game and added an assist as the 11th–ranked Retrievers (3-0-1) rallied to defeat Appalachian State (0-2-1), 3-1, in a Hampton Inn BWI Classic contest played … Continue reading

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Oumar Ballo Named to Hermann Watch List

UMBC Tabbed No. 19 in NSCAA Preseason Rankings KANSAS CITY, Kan. (Aug. 6, 2014) – UMBC senior back Oumar Ballo (Baltimore, Md./Archbishop Curley) was named to the 2014 MAC Hermann Trophy Watch List, as announced earlier today by NSCAATV.com on the … Continue reading

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Former UMBC Goalkeeper Phil Saunders Makes Professional Soccer Debut In Iceland

BALTIMORE –Former UMBC goalkeeper Phil Saunders (Perry Hall, Md./Perry Hall) has signed a contract with BÍ Bolungarvík of the Icelandic First Division. The former 2012 America East Tournament Most Outstanding Player made professional debut on July 19 and earned the … Continue reading

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