The Maryland Terrapin women’s soccer team kicks off its 2013 regular season Friday when it hosts The Citadel at Ludwig Field. The match is slated for a 7 p.m. start.
• Did you know ... Maryland is 16-8-2 all-time in season openers? The Terps have not allowed a goal in their previous nine regular-season openers, outscoring opponents 20-0.
Ticket Information• Season tickets for Maryland women's and men's soccer matches are available online by clicking here. Tickets for 10 women's and 10 men's matches are just $69 for adults and $39 for youth or seniors. A Familty 4Pak is also available for $43.75.
• Tickets for the Maryland-Citadel match are available also online by clicking here. Tickets are $6 for adults and $4 for youth or seniors. Tickets are also available at Ludwig Field one hour prior to kick off.
Game Promotions• Maryland Women’s Soccer would like to see YOU at Ludwig Field this season! See the Terps game day promotion schedule below. Make sure to check back often as promotion dates and details are subject to change. For more information contact Jordan Looby by phone at (301) 314-7162 or email email@example.com.
Friday, August 23 vs. Citadel at 7:00 p.m.
Camper Reunion Night – We encourage all Maryland Women’s Soccer campers to come out to the game! Campers who wear their shirt will receive FREE entry into the game.
Monday, August 26 vs. Villanova at 7:00 p.m.
Soccer on a School Night – All High School & Middle School teams, with the submission of a roster at least 24 hours prior to the game, will receive free admission!
Friday, August 30 vs. George Mason at 7:00 p.m.
Youth Soccer Night -- All youth soccer players will be able to purchase $3 discount tickets if they wear their team’s soccer jersey to the game!
Sunday, September 1 vs. Navy at 7:00 p.m.
Pre-Game Clinic -- The Terps will host a pregame skills clinic for soccer players in grades 1-8! The clinic will be $15, which includes a ticket to the game and a Maryland Soccer T-shirt. Space is limited so email Jordan Looby at firstname.lastname@example.org to reserve a spot early!
Youth Soccer Night-- All youth soccer players will be able to purchase $3 discount tickets if they wear their team’s soccer jersey to the game!
Military Appreciation Day – Members of the military will receive complimentary admission upon presentation of a military ID and will be recognized at halftime.
Autograph Session -- Fans will be invited to participate in an autograph session with the team after the night’s game!
Parking Information• General Information: After 4 p.m. on weekdays and on weekends, there is no charge for parking in Lots Z1 or 1b or in Regents Drive Garage. Lots R2 and R3 are limited to vehicles displaying current valid permits for the respective lots at all times. The Stadium Drive Garage is closed on weekends.
• There is no live video or audio for the Maryland-Citadel game. Fans will also be able to follow all of the action on umterps.com via LiveStats (link will be live at game time).
Women's Soccer LIVE on TerpsTV
• Up to eight (8) Maryland women's soccer matches will be streamed live on TerpsTV Premium in 2013, beginning with Monday's match vs. Villanova. Fans will be able to watch all of the action from anywhere by subscribing to TerpsTV.
• A subscription to TerpsTV also includes live events for men's soccer, field hockey, volleyball in the fall, as well as weekly football press conferences and live events during the winter and spring seasons.
|Maryland's Probable Starters|
|M||3||Aubrey Baker||Fr.||5-2||Foothill Ranch, Calif.||0/0||0||0||0|
|M||5||Kristen Schmidbauer||Sr.||5-7||Woodbine, Md.||0/0||0||0||0|
|F||8||Ashley Spivey||So.||5-8||Sparrows Point, Md.||0/0||0||0||0|
|M||10||Riley Barger||So.||5-3||Baldwin, Md.||0/0||0||0||0|
|D||15||Erika Nelson||So.||5-9||Albuquerque, N.M.||0/0||0||0||0|
|D||16||Megan Gibbons||R-Sr.||5-6||Ellicott City, Md.||0/0||0||0||0|
|D||22||Shade Pratt||Jr.||5-7||Germantown, Md.||0/0||0||0||0|
|F||27||Hayley Brock||Sr.||5-8||Acton, Mass.||0/0||0||0||0|
|M||31||Erika Joab||So.||5-6||Monclair, N.J.||0/0||0||0||0|
|or||20||Sarah Molina||So.||5-9||Rocky River, Ohio||0/0||0||0||0|
|or||2||Sarah Fichtner||So.||5-5||Toms River, N.J.||0/0||0||0||0|
|D||73||Shannon Collins||So.||5-6||La Plata, Md.||0/0||0||0||0|
|33||Rachelle Beanlands||So.||5-9||Ottawa, Ontario||0/0||0.00||0||0-0-0|
Scouting The Terps
• Maryland begins the 2013 season ranked in all three major Top 25 polls. The Terps are No. 17 in both the NSCAA and Soccer America preseason rankings and are No. 18 in TopDrawerSoccer.com's preseason poll.
|2013 Maryland Terrapins: 0-0-0, 0-0-0 ACC|
|(Soccer America #13, NSCAA #9, TopDrawerSoccer.com #14)|
|Digital Media Guide|
• Maryland has played just one exhibition prior to tonight’s opener, defeating Loyola 3-1. The Terps dominated their in-state foes, outshooting the Greyhounds 28-6. Maryland scored the lone goal of the first half in the 31st minute when sophomore Ashley Spivey finished a pass from sophomore Riley Barger. After Loyola tied the score early in the second half, sophomore Maisie McCune got on the end of a corner kick from sophomore Shannon Collins to score the game-winner off a perfect header into the upper left 90 in the 72nd minute. Junior Alex Doody finished a cross from freshman Natasha Ntone-Kouo in the 77th minute to add an insurance goal.
Scouting The Bulldogs
• The Citadel is coming off of a 5-12-1 season in 2012, which also saw the Bulldogs go 3-7-1 on the road.
|2013 Citadel Bulldogs: 0-0-0, 0-0-0 Big South|
|(Soccer America NR, NSCAA NR, TopDrawerSoccer.com NR)|
• The Citadel enters the 2013 regular season off of a 1-1 tie vs. USC Upstate in an exhibition match on Aug, 19.
• The Bulldogs return their leading scorer from 2012 in senior forward Maraina Garcia, who had 28 points on 14 goals. The only other returning player for The Citadel to record multiple goals is senior forward Nicole Levermann, who had three goals and an assist.
• Senior goalkeeper Sarah Katchen returns after starting 16 games for the Bulldogs in 2012 with a 2.33 goals-against average.
Series History vs. The Citadel• This will be the first-ever meeting between the Terps and The Citadel.
Head Coach Jonathan Morgan• Jonathan Morgan enters his second season at the helm of the Maryland women’s soccer program after spending the previous five seasons on the Terrapin sideline as an assistant coach. He is 14-7-2 (.652) as the Terps’ head coach.
Terps In Overtime
• Maryland has played in 97 overtime games in its 26-year history. The Terps’ all-time record in those overtime games is 29-25-43 (.521).
• The Terrapins have played in eight overtime games in the ACC tournament and have a 3-1-4 mark in those games. Maryland won the shootout in three of the four games it tied in the ACC tournament.
Terps Toppling Top 10 Teams
• Maryland has defeated a Top 10 ranked team 21 times in its history. The Terps' most memorable Top 10 victory, 2-1 at No. 2 North Carolina on Oct. 24, tied for he highest ranked opponent ever defeated by Maryland. The Terrapins defeated No. 2 Boston College on Oct. 7 in Chestnut Hill, Mass. Those two victories mark the first time in program history that Maryland has defeated two Top 10 teams in a single month. The Terps then added to that with another 2-1 win over No. 8 Florida State on Oct. 28. The latest Top 10 win for the Terps came on Nov.. 2, 2012 in the ACC semifianls at the WakeMed Soccer Park in Cary, N.C., when Maryland defeated No. 6 Wake Forest, 2-0. That marked the Terps' first shutout of a top 10 team since their 1-0 win at No. 10 Tennessee in the 2006 season opener.Earlier this season, the Terps topped No. 6 North Carolina on Sept. 13, 2012 to become the first team in history to defeat the Tar Heels three straight times in three consecutive seasons. Here's a list of all of the Terps' Top 10 wins:
|Nov. 2, 2012||vs. #6 Wake Forest||2-0|
|Sept. 27, 2012||#3 Virginia||3-1|
|Sept. 13, 2012||#6 North Carolina||2-1|
|Oct. 27, 2011||#8 North Carolina||2-1 OT|
|Oct. 28, 2010||#8 Florida State||2-1|
|Oct. 24, 2010||at #2 North Carolina||2-1|
|Oct. 7, 2010||at #2 Boston College||2-1|
|Oct. 8, 2009||#6 Virginia Tech||3-1|
|Aug. 25, 2006||at #10 Tennessee||1-0|
|Nov. 14, 2004||at #5 Penn State||1-0|
|Oct. 23, 2004||#10 Duke||1-0 OT|
|Sept. 12, 2004||vs. #3 UCLA||2-1|
|Oct. 13, 2001||#8 Clemson||1-0 OT|
|Aug. 29, 2000||#4 Penn State||3-1|
|Oct. 17, 1999||#9 Clemson||2-1 OT|
|Sept. 19, 1999||at #9 Duke||4-3 OT|
|Sept. 18, 1998||#9 Duke||3-1|
|Nov. 7, 1997||vs. #8 Duke||2-1|
|Oct. 12, 1997||#9 Clemson||2-0|
|Oct. 1, 1995||#7 Duke||2-1|
|Oct. 8, 1993||#8 William & Mary||2-1|
Non-Conference Success• Dating back to its 10-0 win over Mount St. Mary's in 2008, Maryland has lost only three times in its last 40 matches vs. non-ACC opponents. The Terps have outscored its non-conference opposition 112-21 in those 40 matches.
• The Terps recorded 20 straight wins over non-ACC foes before tying Georgetown, 1-1, in second round of the NCAA tournament in 2010. Maryland is now 32-3-4 in its last 39 non-conference games. The Terps had been unbeaten in 31-straight non-conference games prior to losing, 1-0, at Oklahoma State in the Sweet 16 of the 2011 NCAA tournament. So far this season Maryland has defeated Navy, 3-0, tied Villanova, 0-0, dropped a 1-0 decision at Ohio State, topped George Mason, 3-1, thumped Towson, 5-0, pulled out a late 2-1 win at Alabama, dropped a 1-0 decision to Fordham and finished its regular-season non-conference slate with a 5-1 win over Francis Marion.
122 And Counting At Ludwig Field
• The Terps won their 100th match at Ludwig Field with a 6-0 victory over Iona on Aug. 20, 2010. Since its opening in 1995, Ludwig Field has proved to be a tremendous home-field advantage for the Terps women’s soccer team. All-time Maryland is 122-50-21 (.687) at Ludwig Field.
• Through the seasons, the Terps have had a knack for shutting teams out at Ludwig Field. Maryland has won 76 of its 122 victories (62.3%) at Ludwig Field via shutout. Add in the 12 0-0 ties the Terps have had at Ludwig Field and it totals 88 times that Maryland has shutout its opponent in 193 games (45.6%).
The Last Time ...
|Totaled 20 or more points in game||29 at Loyola (9-0, 8/22/11)|
|Totaled 15-19 points in a game||16 vs. Francis Marion (5-1, 10/3/12)|
|Totaled 10-14 points in a game||16 vs. Francis Marion (5-1, 10/3/12)|
|Scored 10 or more goals in a game||10 vs. Mount St. Mary's (10-0, 9/21/08)|
|Scored seven, eight or nine goals in a game||9 at Loyola (9-0, 8/22/11)|
|Scored six goals in a game||9 at Loyola (9-0, 8/22/11)|
|Scored five goals in a game||5 vs. Francis Marion (5-1, 10/3/12)|
|Scored four goals in a game||5 vs. Francis Marion (5-1, 10/3/12)|
|Scored three goals in a game||3 at Boston College (3-2, 10/11/12)|
|Had six or more assists in a game||6 vs. Francis Marion (5-1, 10/3/12)|
|Had five assists in a game||6 vs. Francis Marion (5-1, 10/3/12)|
|Took 30 or more shots in a game||55 vs. Eastern Kentucky (0-0, 8/31/08)|
|Took 20-29 shots in a game||25 vs. Stony Brook (2-0, 11/10/12)|
|Had 10 or more fouls in a game||10 vs. Denver (2-3, 11/16/12)|
|Won an overtime game||2-1 vs. Miami (2-1, 10/28/12)|
|A Maryland player totaled seven or more points||7, Ashley Grove at Loyola (9-0, 8/22/11)|
|A Maryland player totaled six points||6, Becky Kaplan at Loyola (9-0, 8/22/11)|
|A Maryland player totaled five points||5, Olivia Wagner vs. Towson (5-0, 9/2/12)|
|A Maryland player totaled four points||4, Ashley Spivey at NC State (3-0, 10/7/12)|
|A Maryland player totaled three points||3, Becky Kaplan vs. Stony Brook (2-0, 11/10/12)|
|A Maryland player scored four goals||4, Sara Gustafson vs. Howard (9-0, 10/11/00)|
|A Maryland player scored three goals||3, Becky Kaplan at Loyola (9-0, 8/22/11)|
|A Maryland player scored two goals||2, Ashley Spivey at NC State (3-0, 10/7/12)|
|A Maryland player scored a goal in four straight games||Hayley Brock (9/13-9/23 - North Carolina, Clemson, at Duke, at Wake Forest)|
|A Maryland player scored a goal in three straight games||Hayley Brock (10/3-10/12 - Francis Marion, at NC State, at Boston College)|
|A Maryland player scored the game-winning goal in three straight games||Hayley Brock (10/3-10/12 - Francis Marion, at NC State, at Boston College)|
|A Maryland player had assists in three straight games||Hayley Brock (8/31-9/6 - at George Mason, Towson, at Alabama)|
|A Maryland player had three assists||3, Ashley Grove at Loyola (9-0, 8/22/11)|
|A Maryland player had two assists||2, Gabby Galanti vs. Francis Marion (5-1, 10/3/12)|
|2, Kristen Schmidbauer vs. Francis Marion (5-1, 10/3/12)|
|A Maryland player had 10 or more shots||10, Jasmyne Spencer vs. Missouri (3-2, 8/22/10)|
|A Maryland player had 5-9 shots||5, Hayley Brock vs. Stony Brook (2-0, 11/10/12)|
|5, Ashley Spivey vs. Stony Brook (2-0, 11/10/12)|
|A Maryland GK made 10 or more saves||11, Yewande Balogun vs. Stanford (0-0, 8/26/11)|
|Totaled 15-19 points in a game||16, at North Carolina (0-5, 9/28/08)|
|Totaled 10-14 points in a game||11, at Duke (1-3, 10/23/11)|
|Scored seven or more goals in a game||7, vs. Florida State (2-7, 11/8/01)|
|Scored six goals in a game||6, at Notre Dame (0-6, 9/4/05)|
|Scored five goals in a game||6, at Notre Dame (0-6, 9/4/05)|
|Scored four goals in a game||4, at Virginia (1-4, 9/15/11)|
|Scored three goals in a game||3, vs. Denver (2-3, 11/16/12)|
|Had six or more assists in a game||6, at North Carolina (0-5, 9/28/08)|
|Had five assists in a game||5, at Duke (10/23/11)|
|Took 30 or more shots in a game||37, vs. Duke (0-0, 10/14/06)|
|Took 20-29 shots in a game||22, at Duke (2-2, 9/20/12)|
|Had 10 or more fouls in a game||10 vs. Stony Brook (2-0, 11/10/12)|
|An opposing player totaled six or more points||6, Nicolette Digiacomo, Denver (2-3, 11/16/12)|
|An opposing player totaled five points||N/A|
|An opposing player totaled four points||4, Caroline Miller, Virginia (4-1, 9/15/11)|
|An opposing player totaled three points||3, Kelly Cobb, Duke (1-3, 10/23/11)|
|3, Mollie Pathman, Duke (1-3, 10/23/11)|
|An opposing player scored four goals||N/A|
|An opposing player scored three goals||3, Nicolette Digiacomo, Denver (2-3, 11/16/12)|
|An opposing player scored two goals||2, Kate Howarth, at Miami (1-2, 10/16/11)|
|An opposing player had three assists||3, Kacey White, North Carolina (1-3, 11/2/05)|
|An opposing player had two assists||3, Kacey White, North Carolina (1-3, 11/2/05)|
|An opposing player had 10 or more shots||9, Kristen Mewis, at Boston College (3-2, 10/11/12)|
|An opposing player had 5-9 shots||8, Nicolette Digiacomo, Denver (2-3, 11/16/12)|
|An opposing GK made 15 or more saves||17, Madison Shaw, NC State (3-0, 10/7/12)|
|An opposing GK made 10 or more saves||17, Madison Shaw, NC State (3-0, 10/7/12)|