Monarchs Return Home To Play Richmond Saturday Night
By ODU Athletics
Sept. 28, 2007
NORFOLK, VA-- The ODU Soccer Monarchs (2-4-1) play return home to play the Spiders of the University of Richmond (3-5) Saturday night at 7 p.m. This is the first meeting against the Spiders since the 2002 NCAA first round.
Richmond is led by Jake Russell with two goals and two assists, followed by Delano Pierre with two goals and one assist. Goalkeeper Eric Sciocchetti has two shutouts and a 1.11 goals against average.
ODU returns to action for the first time since it's Sept. 19th match at 16th ranked Maryland. Daniel Haywood ranks third in the CAA with three assists while sophomore goalkeeper Evan Newton is fourth in goals against average at 1.08.
ODU leads the series, 17-5-1. The Spiders last beat the Monarchs in 1999, 4-0.
The Monarchs begin CAA play next weekend at home against Northeastern and Hofstra.