Kyra Ricks scored the Monarchs goal in the 82nd minute off a pass from Iris Achterhof
Kyra Ricks scored the Monarchs goal in the 82nd minute off a pass from Iris Achterhof
Rick Voight

Monarchs Fall to No. 12 Nationally Ranked Duke, 3-1

August 27, 2017
By ODU Athletics

NORFOLK, Va. – The Old Dominion women’s soccer team (2-2-0) fell to No. 12 nationally ranked Duke (3-1-0) by a 3-1 score on Sunday at the ODU Soccer Complex. ODU Sophomore Kyra Ricks scored in the 82nd minute off an Iris Achterhof assist.

In the 15th minute, Duke’s Chelsea Burns capitialized on a penalty kick to give the Blue Devils a 1-0 advantage.

Kayla McCoy extended Duke’s lead to 2-0 in the 22nd minute off an unassisted goal from the left side. The Blue Devils took the 2-0 advantage with them into the locker room at halftime.

Duke made it 3-0 in the 62nd minute after Imani Dorsey’s third goal of the season.

In the 82nd minute, Iris Achterhof played a ball in to Kyra Ricks, who finished a lob shot over the Duke goalkeeper to ultimately bring the score to 3-1 for the match on Sunday in Norfolk, Va.

Krista Moisio made four saves in goal for the Monarchs.

Attendance: 473

Old Dominion will next hit the road to take on East Carolina on Sunday, Sept. 3 at 5:00 p.m. in Greenville, N.C. 

With a $25 purchase of the 2017 Soccer Voucher book, fans receive 20 ticket vouchers that can be used in any combination to gain entry to any women's (or men’s) regular season game at the ODU Soccer Complex.  

The vouchers can be redeemed in any quantity and represent a 75% savings over purchasing general admission tickets at the gate. In addition to entry to the games, the first 200 fans that purchase their ticket voucher books will receive an ODU soccer scarf.

Voucher books may be purchased at this time by CLICKING HERE or by calling the ODU Ticket Office at 757-683-7087. Books may also be purchased on entry at any home match. 

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