Women's Soccer Finishes Up Home Schedule This Weekend

October 20, 2010
By ODU Athletics
ODU Sports

Oct. 20, 2010

NORFOLK, Va. - Old Dominion University women's soccer wraps up its four-game home stand this weekend, as they host VCU on Friday at 7 p.m. and finish the home portion of the schedule against James Madison on Sunday at 1 p.m.

The Lady Monarchs went 1-1 last week, with a 2-1 victory over Northeastern. Victoria Johnson scored both goals and Kelly Evans assisted on both goals in the win. ODU dropped a 3-1 contest to No. 23 Hofstra on Sunday.

About the Lady Monarchs
Junior Victoria Johnson tied her career high with two goals against Northeastern to bring her season total to four, tying her for the team lead with Amber Cook. Johnson leads the team with 10 points.

Jocelyn Weidner is third on the team with seven points, off of three goals and an assist, while Kelly Evans has six points with a goal and four assists. Rachael Carroll leads the team and is tied for fifth in the CAA with five assists.

Goalkeeper Brianna Alvarado is seventh in the CAA with 52 saves.

The Lady Monarchs will honor its four seniors, Kirstin Walker, Ashley Kukura, Kelsey Williams and Alyssa Pietrobono, in a pregame ceremony on Sunday.

About the Rams
VCU is 5-7-4 overall and 1-5-2 in the CAA. The Rams are coming off a 4-3 overtime loss to Drexel and are 1-5-2 in its last eight games.

Bex Kunz (4G, 5A) and Breiana White (6G, 1A) lead the team with 13 points.

Goalkeeper Megan Lynch has started all 16 games for the team, making 56 saves with a 1.11 goals against average.

About the Dukes
James Madison is 10-6 overall and 6-2 in the CAA, tied for second with UNCW.

Teresa Rynier leads the team and is tied for second in the CAA with 20 points on seven goals and six assists. Cate Tisinger is second on the team with 11 points while Lauren Wilson is second on the team with five goals for 10 points.

Diane Wszalek has played every minute in goal, stopping 51 shots and posting a 1.12 GAA.

Up Next
The Lady Monarchs close out the season on the road, as they travel to William and Mary on Saturday, Oct. 30 for a 7 p.m. contest.