DURHAM, NC—The Duke Blue Devils defeated the ODU Soccer Monarchs Friday night, 4-2 in the final exhibition match for both teams.
Senior All-Conference forward Tim Hopkinson (Nottingham, England) and sophomore Ryan Condotta (Keller, TX.) scored the Monarchs two goals. Hopkinson’s strike from 18 yards out put ODUup 1-0 and after Dukes Luis Rendon tied the match at 1-1, Condotta came right back with a goal off a rebound shot to give the Monarchs a 2-1 lead.
The Blue Devils got goals from Seio-in Kim, and Sean Davis to take a 3-2 halftime lead and Brody Huitema finished the scoring with an early second half goal for the 4-2 final.
The Monarchs finished the exhibition season with a 2-1 record (wins over nationally ranked Georgetown and Coastal Carolina) and begin regular season play on Friday, Aug. 30 against High Point in the VCU Soccer Tournament.
ODU 2-0=2 Duke 3-1=4
ODU 2:49 Tim Hopkinson DUKE 20:28 Luis Rendon from Brody Huitema ODU 21:10 Ryan Condotta DUKE 29:50 Seio-in Kim Duke 41:23 Sean Davis Duke 45:09 Brody Huitema from Seo-in Kim
Shots: ODU (18), Duke (12) SOG: ODU (8), Duke (9) Corners: ODU (4), Duke (6) Saves:ODU-Stowe ( 3 );Sanchez (2 ); Duke - Alex Long (6)