All Sports - Archives October 2017

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Monarchs Battle at the Blue-Silver Intrasquad on Tuesday Night
Wrestling 10/24/2017

NORFOLK, Va. The Old Dominion wrestling team kicked off their season on Tuesday night as they held their annual Blue-Silver Intrasquad at the Jim Jarrett Gymnasium.

Kijametovic/Musitelli Claim ITA Atlantic Region Doubles Crown
Men's Tennis 10/24/2017

Aziz Kijametovic (Zivinice, Bosnia & Herzegovina) and Francois Musitelli (Dijon, France) of the Old Dominion men's tennis team claimed the 2017 ITA Atlantic Regional Doubles Championship held at the Cook Tennis Center and Hershey-Esbenshade Tennis Courts hosted by Liberty University.

Hess Leads ODU to Third Place at ODU/OBX
Men's Golf 10/24/2017

Chad Hess tied for second individually and the Old Dominion men's golf team finished third at the ODU/OBX Intercollegiate this week at Kilmarlic Golf Club in Powells Point, North Carolina.

Game Eight Preview: Old Dominion at North Texas
Football 10/24/2017

DENTON, Texas - Old Dominion University Football travels to Denton, Texas, on Saturday, Oct. 28 to take on North Texas at 6:30 p.m. ET.

Simmermacher, ODU Notch Top-Five Finishes at Palmetto
Women's Golf 10/24/2017

Maggie Simmermacher placed third overall and the Old Dominion women's golf team finished fourth at the Palmetto Intercollegiat this week at Turtle Point Golf Course in Kiawah Island, South Carolina.

Holt Announces 2018 Women's Lacrosse Schedule
Women's Lacrosse 10/24/2017

NORFOLK, Va. Head women's lacrosse coach Heather Holt announced the 2018 schedule Tuesday afternoon. The schedule consists of ten games on home turf at the L.R. Hill Sports Complex and seven games on the road. This will be the final season the women's lacrosse team competes in the Atlantic Sun conference until they switch over to the Big East for the 2019 season.

ODU Student-Athletes Participate in Social Media Training
Academic Services 10/24/2017

Norfolk, Va. -- Over 100 Monarch freshmen student-athletes were in attendance last Wednesday night for the annual social media training seminar presented by the Old Dominion University Student-Athlete Development Team. The event featured guest speaker LaChina Robinson, a prominent college basketball and WNBA analyst and reporter for ESPN.

Three ODU Women's Basketball Games to be Televised
Women's Basketball 10/23/2017

Three Old Dominion women's basketball games are set to be televised this upcoming season, the Conference USA office announced on Tuesday.

Manilla Adds Pat Etcheberry to Women's Tennis Staff
Women's Tennis 10/23/2017

NORFOLK, Va. Old Dominion University women's tennis head coach Dominic Manilla added Pat Etcheberry to the women's tennis staff on Monday night.

Play Bobby Wilder Press Conference (Video and Transcript)
Football 10/23/2017

Good afternoon everybody. Good afternoon to all our 12th Monarchs out there in Monarch Nation. Coming off an extremely frustrating loss at home to Western Kentucky. On behalf of myself and the team, a big thank you to all our 12th Monarchs for an outstanding showing at this game. Tremendous energy from the crowd, something we really needed and appreciated. As disappointed and frustrated as we are with this game, as I explained to the team after the game and reiterated again yesterday, in a lot of ways football is a microcosm of life. You go through a lot of things that really test your character and we're going through a stretch right now that is definitely testing our character, but as I told our guys this adversity we're going through defines who you are. You need to be able to handle adversity because ultimately adversity is what defines your character. It's really easy to do well when things are going well for you and your having success on the football field, but similar to life whether its something personal, something with your family, for our players, something with school, you find out a lot about your character and the makeup of who you are as a person with how you deal with and handle adversity. They responded to it, they responded well yesterday. We went out and had a hard physical practice and tried to work on the areas specifically that we need to improve on and that's what we're going to do. In these types of situations particularly when you're part of a team, the number one thing you need to do is you need to unite, you need to trust each other, you need to stick with your beliefs systems, your values, who you are as a person and who you are as a team. I was really proud of the way they responded yesterday, obviously they are very disappointed right now. They know that they should be performing at a high level, we all know that, but we're going to st

Sailing Notches a Pair of Top-10 Finishes Over the Weekend
Sailing 10/23/2017

Old Dominion University Sailing finished in sixth place at the Hoyt Trophy and ninth place at the MAISA Women's Fall

ODU Travels to No. 11 FIU for C-USA Clash
Men's Soccer 10/23/2017

MIAMI, Fla. - The Old Dominion (8-3-2, 5-0-0 C-USA) men's soccer team faces league leader No. 11 FIU (10-0-3, 5-0-1 C-USA) on Wednesday, Oct. 25 at 7PM in Miami, Fla. The Monarchs look to regain the lead in C-USA standings.