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Women's Lacrosse: Meet the New Monarchs: Grace McCrery
Women's Lacrosse 09/06/2017

ODUsports.com will introduce the newcomers for the 2017-18 women's lacrosse team. Today we will introduce Grace McCrery.

SCHEDULE CHANGE: Men's Soccer vs. Campbell
Men's Soccer 09/06/2017

Norfolk, Va. – The Old Dominion men's soccer game against Campbell University been moved up to Tuesday, Sept. 12 at 7:00 pm at the ODU Soccer Complex.

beIN Sports Announces Six Broadcasts for ODU Soccer
Men's Soccer 09/06/2017

beIN Sports will televise a total of six Old Dominion soccer games this fall as part of the Conference USA fall Olympic sport package, the global sports network announced this week. 

No. 25 Monarchs Host Michigan State, Richmond
Field Hockey 09/06/2017

The No. 25 Old Dominion field hockey team is set to host Michigan State and Richmond this weekend in non-conference action at the L.R. Hill Sports Complex.

Bobby Wilder Coach's Show Set For Thursday at Wild Wing Cafe
Football 09/06/2017

CHESAPEAKE, Va. – The Bobby Wilder Coach's Show will take place on Thursday, Sept. 7 at Wild Wing Cafe in Chesapeake at 7 p.m.

Game Two Preview: Old Dominion at Massachusetts
Football 09/05/2017

NORFOLK, Va. - Old Dominion University Football opens the 2017 season at Foreman Field at S.B. Ballard Stadium on Saturday, Sept. 2 against Albany at 6 p.m. The game will be broadcast on ESPN3. Old Dominion (0-0, 0-0 C-USA) vs. Albany (0-0, 0-0 CAA) Date Saturday, Sept. 2 at 6 p.m. - Norfolk, Va. Foreman Field at S.B. Ballard Stadium Where to Watch ESPN3 Listen ESPNRadio 94.1 Series ODU leads 1-0 > ODU finished the 2016 season with a 10-3 record and was one of 26 FBS schools to record a 10-win season. The Monarchs defeated Eastern Michigan 24-20 in the Popeyes Bahamas Bowl. The contest was the first bowl game in program history. > Albany went 7-4 last season and finished 4-4 in the CAA. The Great Danes defeated FBS Buffalo in the 2016 opener, 22-16. > The Monarchs are 6-2 all-time in regular-season openers. Last season, ODU beat Hampton 54-21. ODU's last setback in the season-opener was in 2013 at East Carolina. > ODU returns 16 starters from last season, including leading rusher Ray Lawry, and defensive end Oshane Ximines, who set the single-season record for sacks with 7.5 > Junior running back Ray Lawry led th

SCHEDULE CHANGE: Men's Soccer vs. FIU Postponed
Men's Soccer 09/05/2017

NORFOLK, Va. – The Old Dominion men's soccer (2-1-1) game against FIU (2-0-2) has been postponed due to the impending storm. The game was originally set to play Friday, Sept. 8, at 7:00 pm in Miami, Florida.

SCHEDULE CHANGE: Field Hockey vs. Michigan State
Field Hockey 09/05/2017

The Old Dominion field hockey game against Michigan State on Friday, Sept. 8, at the L.R. Hill Sports Complex has been pushed up an hour to a 5 p.m. start.

Stroud Named Conference USA Defender of the Week
Women's Soccer 09/04/2017

Old Dominion women's soccer senior defender and captain, Jackie Stroud (Raleigh, N.C.) was named the Conference USA Defender of the Week on Monday afternoon.

Play Bobby Wilder Press Conference (Video and Transcript)
Football 09/04/2017

Good afternoon everybody. Good afternoon to all our 12th Monarchs out there in Monarch Nation. Coming off a 31-17 win Saturday night at home versus Albany. Puts our record at 1-0. Compliments to Albany, they're a good football team. They played smart. They played physical. I can understand why they were a preseason top 25 team. They play in a good conference, and we wish them the best of luck the reminder of the year. Besides getting the win, which was critical Saturday night, we had 56 players play in the game. Seventeen players played for the first time, a lot of redshirt freshmen. Jordan Hoy who was a transfer, played for the first time. Nick Rice kicked well, he was the only true freshman that saw time in this game. Generally, what happens when you get that first game experience, it helps you going from week one to week two, where usually you make the most progress as a team. Hopefully we'll see that progress this week in practice with 17 guys playing for the first time. Rarely do you lose the turnover battle by two, and still win the game. Statistically that's not supposed to happen so I feel fortunate that we were able to win by a couple touchdowns. We played smart in this game. We only had three penalties for 30 yards, that's a good sing. Losing the turnover battle, and then being as disciplines as we were with penalties really helped us. Offensively, we only ran 57 plays this game. We were 4-of-12 on third down. We need more plays, we need to get more conversions. Special teams were outstanding in this game. All of our units met all of our goals. We punted the ball well, we kicked the ball well. Our coverage units were very good. We were mistake free with substitutions; no penalties on special teams which is really big, we had an explosive return on our punt return unit for 31 yards that led to a touchdown when we were up 7-3 early in the second quarter. Def

No. 20 ODU Draws Overtime Match to Iona, 1-1
Men's Soccer 09/03/2017

The No. 20 Old Dominion men's soccer team (2-1-1) played to a 1-1 draw against Iona (1-0-1) on Sunday night at the ODU Soccer Complex in front of 332 fans as part of the 42nd annual ODU Soccer Classic.

Monarchs Play Unbeaten ECU to 0-0 Draw in Greenville
Women's Soccer 09/03/2017

GREENVILLE, N.C. – After 110 minutes on an 80 degree day at Stewart Johnson Stadium, the Old Dominion women's soccer team (2-2-1) played unbeaten East Carolina (4-0-1) to a 0-0 draw on Sunday night in front of 461 fans.