Monarchs Host JMU Wednesday At 7 p.m.

October 21, 2008
By ODU Athletics
ODU Sports

Oct. 21, 2008

NORFOLK,VA--The ODU men's soccer squad (6-5-2/3-2-1) return for the first of two straight home games Wednesday night when they host the Dukes of James Madison (6-5-2/3-3).Game time is 7 p.m. at the ODU Soccer Complex.

The Dukes are led in scoring by Nick Zimmerman with four goals and five assists, followed by Andrew Harvey with four goals and four assists along with C.J. Sapong with four goals and three assists. Zimmer ranks third in the CAA in points with 13 and is tied for the league lead in assists with Gerson Dos Santos and Owusu Sekyere of VCU.

JMU and ODU have met 33 times with the Dukes leading the series, 17-11-5. ODU defeated the Dukes, 2-0in Norfolk last season.

Thus far this season, junior Steffen Rabben ranks third in the CAA in goals with five, while T. J. Beaulieu is tied for fourth in points with 12. ODU freshman keeper Michael Roura is tied for second in shutouts with four, he is fifth in save percentage at .759 and leads the CAA in shutouts per game at 0.50.

ODU hosts CAA leading Northeastern Saturday night at 7 p.m.

PLEASE NOTE FOR SATURDAY Parking for the football scrimmage and men's soccer game will be available at the Powhatan Sports Complex Lot 43, as well as in the lots adjacent to the baseball and soccer fields (Lots 48, 54, & 55). Overflow parking for both events will be available at the Elkhorn Ave. parking garage on 43rd St. Fans should be aware the football scrimmage begins at 6:00 pm while the Monarch soccer team takes on Northeastern at 7:00 pm and spaces may be limited.

CAA STANDINGS Northeastern 3-0-3 (12pts) UNCW 4-2 (12 pts) Drexel 3-1-2 (11 pts) ODU 3-2-1 (10pts) W&M 3-3 (9 pts) VCU 3-3 (9pts) JMU 3-3 (9 pts) Towson 2-2-2 (8 pts) Hofstra 2-2-2 (8pts) George Mason 2-3-1(7 pts) Delaware 1-4-1 (4pts) Ga. State 0-4-2 (2pts)