All Sports - Archives October 2017

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Monarchs Edged by WKU, 35-31
Football 10/20/2017

Stephen Williams' potential game-winning hail mary was intercepted in the endzone and Old Dominion fell to WKU, 35-31, on Friday evening at Foreman Field at S.B. Ballard Stadium.

Huffman Sends Field Hockey Past Villanova in OT Thriller
Field Hockey 10/20/2017

Erin Huffman scored the game-winning goal in double overtime and the Old Dominion field hockey rallied to defeat Villanova, 3-2, in Big East action on Friday evening.

Swimming and Diving Hosts East Carolina on Saturday
Swimming & Diving 10/20/2017

Swimming and Diving Hosts East Carolina on Saturday

ODU Falls to No. 23 Rice, 7-2
Women's Soccer 10/19/2017

The Old Dominion women's soccer team (7-4-4, 4-2-2 C-USA) fell to No. 23 nationally ranked Rice (11-2-1, 8-0-0 C-USA) by a 7-2 score on Thursday night at the ODU Soccer Complex. The loss was the first in the last 11 matches for the Monarchs.

Monarchs Set to Host Marshall in C-USA Showdown
Men's Soccer 10/19/2017

NORFOLK, Va. The Old Dominion men's soccer team (7-3-2, 4-0-0 C-USA) will host Marshall (6-6-1, 2-3-0 C-USA) at the ODU Soccer Complex on Saturday, Oct. 21 at 7PM. The broadcast will be streamed live by beIn Connect, which is online only. The Monarchs last played a league game on Oct. 06 against Charlotte where they were victorious, 2-1.

Caver Named to Preseason All-Conference USA Team
Men's Basketball 10/19/2017

IRVING, Texas Old Dominion men's basketball guard Ahmad Caver (Atlanta, Ga.) was named to the All-Conference USA Preseason Team on Thursday afternoon.

ODU Rowing Travels to the Head of the Charles Regatta
Women's Rowing 10/18/2017

CAMBRIDGE, Mass - The Old Dominion women's rowing team travels to Cambridge, Mass. to compete in the 53rd Head of the Charles Regatta Oct. 21 and 22. The Head of the Charles is the world's biggest two-day rowing event. There are over 790 clubs competing in the national event.

Men's Tennis Set to Compete in 2017 ITA Atlantic Regional Tournament
Men's Tennis 10/18/2017

Members of the Old Dominion men's tennis team are set to compete in the 2017 ITA Atlantic Regional Tournament held at the Cook Tennis Center and Hershey-Esbenshade Tennis Courts hosted by Liberty University on Oct. 19-24.

Monarchs Invest in Financial Literacy Training
Academic Services 10/18/2017

Norfolk, Va. -- Over 100 Old Dominion University sophomore student-athletes were on hand Wednesday night for the annual financial literacy seminar presented by the ODU Student-Athlete Development Team. The event was split into two hour-long sessions and engaged students in several aspects of financial literacy, including money management, budgeting, basic investing principles, and other key areas. The event featured special guest speaker, Eric Smith, was the first-ever financial literacy speaker to be included on the NCAA's Speaker Registry. Smith has also presented at several NFL rookie camps including the Miami Dolphins, Seattle Seahawks, Denver Broncos, Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Tennessee Titans, Indianapolis Colts and Carolina Panthers. Smith was also an invited presenter at the NCAA-NFL Life Skills Summit, the NCAA Leadership Forum, and the 2013 NBA Draft Program. Students were taught how to write a check and balance a checkbook. In a digital world, some basic financial skills such as writing checks have become a lost art. A large portion of the audience admitted they have never written a check - Sam White was one of those students. "I learned how to properly write a check so which is very helpful for when I need to use them someday," White said. Throughout the evening, students also engaged in learning and understanding basic financial devices such as checking accounts, savings accounts, money market accounts, and certificate of deposits. One of the main focuses of the night was budgeting, a crucial skill for all college students. Each student was given a budget sheet that Smith walked through how to complete with the opportunity for students to ask questions specific to their needs. "I also learned how to budget and save money because before this I was spending unnecessary cash that could have going into a savings account for the long haul and I hadn't even thou

Grega Selected for NFHCA Senior Game
Field Hockey 10/18/2017

Old Dominion field hockey midfielder Danielle Grega has been selected to compete in the the 2017 Victory Sports Tours/NFHCA Division I Senior Game, the NFHCA announced on Wednesday.

Bernardeco to Miss 6-8 Weeks Due to Injury
Women's Basketball 10/18/2017

Old Dominion junior guard Carolina Bernardeco will miss 6-8 weeks due to injury, the ODU women's basketball program announced on Wednesday.

Brem Named Conference USA Swimmer of the Week
Swimming & Diving 10/18/2017

Ashley Brem went 4-for-4 over the weekend, winning all four individual races she participated in. Brem won the 100 breaststroke at UNCW with a time of 1:05.20, and the 200 breaststroke in 2:21.81. Against Gardner-Webb and Campbell, Brem won the 100 breaststroke in 1:04.99, and the 200 breaststroke in 2:22.31.