Field Hockey Blanks Duke, 5-0, In Home Opener

September 09, 2000
By ODU Athletics

Norfolk, Va. (Sept. 9) - The Old Dominion field hockey team posted its first shutout victory, 5-0 over Duke on Sept. 9 at Foreman Field on the campus of Old Dominion University. The Lady Monarchs improve to 3-1 overall while the Blue Devils have yet to win their first game at 0-4 overall.

Old Dominion was powered by a three-goal, one-assist effort from senior midfielder Marina DiGiacomo (Mendoza, Argentina). The Honda Award hopeful netted the game's first two goals, assisted on the third, and found the back of the net one more time. Junior back Adrienne Yoder (Coopersburg, Pa.) collected a goal and two assists on the afternoon. Old Dominion will host Rutgers Sunday afternoon at 2 pm.

SCORING SUMMARY

DU    0  0  0
ODU   4	 1  5

ODU: 30:53 Marina DiGiacomo (Adrienne Yoder/Marjolijn van der Sommen)
ODU: 16:31 Marina DiGiacomo (Adrienne Yoder/Marjolijn van der Sommen)
ODU: 12:47 Julie Miracle (Marina DiGiacomo)
ODU: 3:33 Adrienne Yoder
ODU: 28:42 Marina DiGiacomo

SHOTS ON GOAL
DU(7); ODU(19)

PENALTY CORNERS
DU(3); ODU(11)

GOALKEEPER SAVES
DU- Erica Perrier(6), ODU-Mary Beth Freeman(4)

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