Alums in the News: Christos FC, home to several UMBC alumni, faces off against D.C. United

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Christos FC; photo by US Soccer.

Baltimore-area soccer club Christos FC, whose roster features several UMBC alumni, faces off against D.C. United tomorrow as the last amateur team in the Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup.

Among Christos’ ranks are Pete Caringi III ’15, psychology (also an assistant coach here at UMBC), Phil Saunders ’15, health administration and policy, Geaton Caltabiano ’14, psychology, and Levi Houapeu ’15, financial economics. 

You can read more about the highly decorated “team that doesn’t practice” in this Baltimore Sun profile. Tickets for tomorrow’s game are available here.

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Alums in the News: GOOOOAL! Edition

Let’s see who made the news this week…we may have a bit of a theme going with this entry.

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Geaton Caltabiano ’14, psychology, will play another season with the Baltimore Blast after seeing action in 14 games in his first year. While at UMBC, Caltabiano was named an America East Player of the Week, and also received a Coaches’ Award for his high academic achievement off the field.

Maceo Rojas ’99, modern languages and linguistics, has coached the St. Vincent Pallotti High School girls’ soccer team to the Interscholastic Athletic Association of Maryland (IAAM) Championships. While the Pallotti Panthers fell to the top-seeded Park School in Saturday’s championship game, they had a 12-3 regular season record, and made it to the second seed in their conference.

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Roundup: UMBC in the News

One of the things that makes UMBC great is how wonderful our alumni, students, faculty, and staff are. Because of these amazing people, UMBC often finds itself “in the news,” so each week, we’ll be sharing with you a round-up of the most newsworthy achievements from our community.

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Roundup: UMBC in the News

One of the things that makes UMBC great is how wonderful our alumni, students, faculty, and staff are. Because of these amazing people, UMBC often finds itself “in the news,” so each week, we’ll be sharing with you a round-up of the most newsworthy achievements from our community.