All Sports - Archives November 2017

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Grega, Huffman Named NFHCA All-Region
Field Hockey 11/27/2017

Old Dominion field hockey players Danielle Grega and Erin Huffman were both named to NFHCA All-Region teams, the organization announced on Monday.

Monarchs Return Home to Host UMES on Monday Night at 7PM
Men's Basketball 11/26/2017

The Old Dominion men's basketball team (4-2, 0-0 C-USA) will welcome Maryland Eastern Shore (2-4, 0-0 MEAC) to the Ted Constant Convocation Center on Monday, Nov. 27 at 7:00 p.m. The game will be streamed on C-USA TV. Monday night will mark the first home game for ODU since the 2017-18 regular season opening night victory against Towson (57-54) on Nov. 10.

Old Dominion Topped by Richmond, 54-45
Women's Basketball 11/26/2017

The Old Dominion women's basketball team suffered a 54-45 defeat to Richmond on Sunday afternoon at the Ted Constant Center, as the Spiders used a 20-point third quarter to pull away late.

William & Mary Sinks Half Court Buzzer Beater in 79-77 Victory Over ODU
Men's Basketball 11/25/2017

A Randy Haynes tip-in gave ODU a 77-76 lead with 1.4 seconds, but Oliver Tot sank a half-court buzzer beater to lift William & Mary (3-2, 0-0 CAA) over the Old Dominion men's basketball team (4-2, 0-0 C-USA) by a 79-77 score in the 89th all-time meeting on Saturday night at Kaplan Arena.

ODU Falls in Finale at Middle Tennessee, 41-10
Football 11/25/2017

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. - Middle Tennessee scored 41-straight points after Old Dominion scored first

Monarchs Host Richmond on Sunday
Women's Basketball 11/24/2017

The Old Dominion women's basketball team looks to snap its five-game losing skid on Sunday, as the Monarchs host Richmond at 2 p.m. at the Ted Constant Center.

SAAC Kicks Off Season of Giving with Operation Christmas Child Shoebox Drive
Academic Services 11/22/2017

Norfolk, VA -- Old Dominion University's Student-Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC) last Wednesday evening collecting and organizing materials donated by fellow student-athletes for the annual Operation Christmas Child Shoebox Drive through Samaritan's Purse. In total, 71 boxes were collected and will be shipped across the world. Redshirt sophomore Kristie Robles and junior Kealsie Robles, both field hockey student-athletes at ODU, began participating in the shoebox drive several years ago with their home church and felt that it would be a great opportunity to involve other ODU student-athletes in giving back. In addition to organizing boxes through SAAC, they also involved their entire team and collected 25 boxes from teammates. "I love the thought of being able to make, as small as it may be, a difference in a child's life across the world," Kealsie Robles said as she reflected on the event. "Some athletes even wrote letters/notes in the shoeboxes for kids telling them that they are special and loved. It warms my heart to know that we can bless a child with something so little, something that will bring them so much joy on Christmas." SAAC members spent the evening packing their shoeboxes to the brim with items such as school supplies, toys, hard candy, soccer balls, and other items for young boys and girls. Additionally, the organization requests a $9 donation per box to cover shipping costs, which includes destination tracking and allows donors to see exactly where in the world their box is shipped. Mufu Taiwo, a senior football student-athlete, assisted with organizing the event and was impressed by the outcome. "I really enjoyed participating in this drive because it showed how much people care about making a difference in the world. We are giving less fortunate kids an opportunity to have a marvelous Christmas. What touched me the most was how well the boxes w

Old Dominion Falls to No. 16 Duke, 84-51
Women's Basketball 11/22/2017

Lexie Brown and Rebecca Greenwell combined for 50 points for 16th-ranked Duke and the Old Dominion women's basketball team fell to the Blue Devils, 84-51, on Wednesday evening at The Ted.

ODU Travels to William & Mary for Saturday Showdown at 7PM on Cox TV
Men's Basketball 11/21/2017

WILLIAMSBURG, Va. For the 89th time, the Old Dominion men's basketball team (4-1, 0-0 C-USA) will take on William & Mary on Saturday, Nov. 25 at 7:00 p.m. at Kaplan Arena. The game will air on Cox in Virginia and will also be streamed live for free.

Game 12 Preview: Old Dominion at Middle Tennessee
Football 11/21/2017

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. - Old Dominion University Football travels to Middle Tennessee on Saturday, Nov. 25 to complete the 2017 regular season.

ODU Wrestling: Where Are They Now? Nick Pullano '08
Wrestling 11/21/2017

NORFOLK, Va. The 2007 NCAA Qualifier Nick Pullano answers questions on what he has been doing since graduating with a psychology degree in 2008.

Bobby Wilder Coach's Show Moves to Wednesday This Week
Football 11/21/2017

CHESAPEAKE, Va. The Bobby Wilder Coach's Show will take place on Wednesday, Nov. 22 at 7 p.m. at Wild Wing Cafe. Hosted by Ted Alexander, the voice of ODU athletics, the show is carried live on ESPN Radio 94.1 in Norfolk, Lynchburg affiliates WLVA 94.1 and Fox Sports 580, WNTW 820 AM and 97.7 FM The Answer in the Richmond market.