All Sports - Archives November 2017

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Swimming and Diving Finishes Fifth at Bucknell Invitational
Swimming & Diving 11/19/2017

LEWISBURG, Pa. – The Old Dominion University men's and women's swimming and diving teams each finished in fifth place at the Buckenell Invitational over the weekend. After day one the women were in fifth, while the men were in sixth place. In the 13th event of the weekend, the women took fifth in the 200 medley relay with a time of 1:44.78. The team consisted of Elena Adcock, Ashley Brem, Nikia Campbell and Sofie Sjoberg. The men's foursome of Anton Mikaelsson, Peter Durisin, Filip Svedberg and Parker Harp finished in second with a time of 1:30.67, just .01 behind the winner, LaSalle. Emilie Petit placed third for the women in the 400 IM with a time of 4:27.20. For the men, sophomore Nick Wukovits won the 400 IM with a time of 3:57.24, while Mikaelsson finished in third place. In the men's 100 butterfly, Svedberg swam to a second place spit in a time of 48.87. In the women's 100 breaststroke, Brem finished in second just .16 seconds behind the winner, Molly Fitzpatrick of Georgetown, with a time of 1:01. 81. Peter Durisin was victorious for the Monarchs in the men's 100 breaststroke with a time of 54.95. Ethan Apisa continued his first place finishes, taking the top spot in the 1650 freestyle with a time of 15:47.84, seven seconds ahead of second place finisher, also from ODU, Graydon Tinneny who finished in 15:54.45. Sofie Sjoberg picked up a second place finish in the 100 freestyle with a time of 50.86. Brem notched a second place finish in the 200 breaststroke with a time of 2:13.80, just.43 off of first place. Wukovits added to his first place collection with a win in the 200 breaststroke in a time of 1:59.34, edging out teammate Durisin by .28 seconds.

Monarchs Soar Past Dayton Flyers in Charleston Classic, 75-67
Men's Basketball 11/19/2017

Randy Haynes and Ahmad Caver led the Old Dominion men's basketball team (4-1, 0-0 C-USA) past Dayton (2-2, 0-0 A10) by 75-67 score on Sunday afternoon in the fifth place game of the Gildan Charleston Classic on John Kresse Court at TD Arena.

No. 25 ODU Falls at No. 2 Indiana in NCAA Second Round, 3-0
Men's Soccer 11/19/2017

BLOOMINGTON, Ind. - The No. 25 Old Dominion (13-6-2) menΏs soccer team fell to the No. 2 Indiana (16-0-5) Hoosiers in the second round of the NCAA Championship, 3-0.

Wrestling Has Three Finalists at Navy Classic, Finishes in Third Overall, Ahead of No. 20 Princeton
Wrestling 11/19/2017

ANNAPOLIS, Md. – The Old Dominion wrestling team finished in third at the Navy Classic hosted by the United States Naval Academy. Michael McGee, Larry Early, and Alex Madrigal finished in second place, also having significant matches against nationally ranked wrestlers.

Williams Late Score Lifts ODU Over Rice, 24-21
Football 11/18/2017

NORFOLK, Va. – Steven Williams scored from six yards out with 37 seconds left to give Old Dominion a 24-21 win over Rice Saturday night at Foreman Field at S.B. Ballard Stadium. Miklo Smalls scored for Rice with 2:05 left on a three-yard run to put the Owls up 21-17, but ODU drove 75-yards in 1:28 to take a 24-21 lead with 37 seconds left. Sean Carter intercepted Smalls to seal the win for the Monarchs. Williams starred in ODU's game-winning drive, starting the drive with a nine yard run followed by a five-yard first down run by Lawry. Williams hit Lawry and Marques Little for back-to-back first downs, before firing to Melvin Vaughn for 10-yards to convert a third and four to the Rice six to set up the game-winner. Late in the third quarter Lawry put Old Dominion (5-6, 3-4) on top 17-7 with a five-yard run, but Rice scored twice in the fourth quarter to take the 21-17 lead. Rice (1-10, 1-6) got on the board first with a five play, 53-yard drive as Austin Walter ran in from eight yards out to give the Owls the 7-0 lead. On ODU's third drive of the game the Monarchs drove 80-yards in eight plays, capped by a 24-yard touchdown run from Steven Williams. Brandon Sinclair carried twice on the drive for 24-yards, while Isaiah Harper caught four passes on the drive for 30-yards. ODU took its first lead of the contest on a 32-yard field goal by Nice Rice. The drive was a 15 play, 65-yard drive. Williams was 20-of-29 for 188 yards and no turnovers, while adding 46 yards on the ground and two scores. Lawry carried 18 times for 110-yards and a scored, and three catches for 26-yards. Little let the team with five catches for 53-yards. Jordan Young registered a career-best 14 tackles. NOTES: ODU honored its 13 seniors in a pregame ceremony, including Brandon Addison, Josh Marriner, Marques Little, Melvin Vaughn, Andre Bernhard, Rob Thompson, Brandon Simmons, Ray Lawry,

Monarchs Fall to St. Francis (PA), 79-68
Women's Basketball 11/18/2017

The Old Dominion women's basketball team dropped its Preseason WNIT finale to St. Francis (PA), 79-68, on Saturday afternoon at George Mason's EagleBank Arena.

Swimming and Diving Finishes Day One at Bucknell Invitational
Swimming & Diving 11/17/2017

LEWISBURG, Pa. - Ashley Brem won the 200 IM while the Old Dominion University men's squad won the 400 medley relay in the first night of the Bucknell Invitational Friday night.

Monarchs Down Indiana State in Charleston Classic, 62-44
Men's Basketball 11/17/2017

CHALRESTON, S.C. – The Old Dominion men's basketball team (3-1, 0-0 C-USA) defeated Indiana State (1-2, 0-0, MVC) by a 62-44 score in the Gildan Charleston Classic on Friday afternoon on John Kresse Court at TD Arena.

No. 25 Old Dominion Travels to No. 2 Indiana for NCAA Second Round
Men's Soccer 11/17/2017

BLOOMINGTON, Ind. – The No. 25 Old Dominion (13-5-2) men's soccer team travels to Bloomington, Indiana to face the No. 2 Indiana (15-0-5) Hoosiers in the Second Round of the NCAA Championship. Big Ten Network will provide live video of the game for FREE.

Mueller Inks Three Highly Touted Players From Three Different Countries
Men's Tennis 11/17/2017

Old Dominion men's tennis head coach Dominik Mueller announced the addition Oliver Tobisch (Roedermark, Germany), Luca Maldoner (Innsbruck, Austria) and Bradley Mittleman (Leawood, Kansas) on Friday afternoon, which will be added to the Monarchs roster beginning in the 2018-19 season.

Jackson Nets Career High in Loss at George Mason
Women's Basketball 11/17/2017

Ashley Jackson scored a career-high 18 points, but the Old Dominion women's basketball team fell at George Mason, 66-53, in a Preseason WNIT consolation game on Friday afternoon at EagleBank Arena.

No. 25 ODU Blanks NC State, 2-0 in NCAA Championship First Round
Men's Soccer 11/16/2017

NORFOLK, Va. – The No. 25 Old Dominion (13-5-2) men's soccer team shutout NC State (8-6-4) on Thursday night at the ODU Soccer Complex, 2-0. Goals by Brandon Perdue and Max Wilschrey directed the Monarchs to their victory over NC State. The Monarchs will now move onto the second round of the NCAA Championship and travel to Indiana to take on the Hoosiers (15-0-5) on Sunday at 1 p.m.