|Opponent||No. 21 UMBC Retrievers|
|Date||Saturday, September 20, 2014|
|Location||Catonsville, Maryland | Retriever Soccer Park|
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• UMBC will mark Loyola’s first nationally ranked foe this season.
• The game will be celebrated as part of Baltimore Soccer Night as soccer alumns from both institutions, in addition to Towson, Mount St. Mary’s and the University of Baltimore, will be offered reduced-price tickets.
Last Time Out
• Senior Joseph Cahalan scored the game-winning goal just 18 seconds into overtime to lift the Greyhounds to a 1-0 win over La Salle at Ridley Athletic Complex.
• Sophomore Dylan Engel had his shot saved, but the ball went through the goalkeepers legs and Cahalan was able to stick the loose ball into the back of the net.
• In goal, sophomore Matt Sanchez came up with three saves to record his third shutout.
Loyola Greyhounds (3-2-1)
• Four Greyhounds - seniors Joseph Cahalan and Connor Thompson, and sophomores Jake Heroux and Ryan Tuck - have goals this season, while sophomore Laurin Vogel has two assists.
• Thompson scored the game-winner against Howard and Heroux scored the game-winner at Drexel. Vogel assisted both of those goals, while freshman Brad Warenicz assisted Tuck’s equalizer at Stetson.
• Cahalan notched the game-winner just 18 seconds into overtime against La Salle, putting away the rebound of sophomore Dylan Engel’s previous shot.
• Sophomore transfer Matt Sanchez has played all 560 minutes and has recorded three shutouts.
• Five players made their debuts as Greyhounds vs. St. Francis; Sanchez in goal, sophomore midfielder John Toher, sophomore transfer Dolu Oyewole, Engel and freshman Brad Warenicz.
• Freshman Danny Mooney earned his first action at Campbell.
UMBC Retrievers (3-2-1)
• UMBC started the season by extending its unbeaten streak to 14-straight games with a 3-0-1 record, but the Retrievers are coming off back-to-back one-goal setbacks to UNLV (1-0) and Cal State-Fullerton (4-3) in double overtime at the UNLV Nike Invitational Tournament.
• Kay Banjo leads the team in scoring and is ranked second in the America East with three goals and four assists.
• Geaton Caltabiano, a former Greyhound, has also scored three goals for the Retrievers.
• UMBC is tied for 25th in the NCAA with 2,00 goals scored per game.
• In goal, Phil Breno has played all 580 minutes and has given up seven goals, while stopping 20 shots for a 1.09 goals-against average and a .741 save percentage.
• Loyola holds a 19-4-2 overall record against UMBC, but the Retrievers have won the last two meetings and three of the last four in the series.
• The Greyhounds’ last win was a 2-0 decision at Ridley Athletic Complex in 2011.
• As members of the Mason Dixon Conference (DII, 1969-76), Loyola had an 8-0-1 record vs. UMBC, including beating the Retrievers, 2-1, in the semifinals of the 1974 conference tournament.
• Since both teams joined Division I (Loyola in 1982, UMBC in 1986), the Greyhounds hold an 8-3-1 mark against UMBC.
• Loyola will begin Patriot League play on Saturday, Sept. 27 with a game at Holy Cross.
• The Greyhounds and Crusaders will meet at 1 p.m.