Rick Voight

No. 20 ODU Draws Overtime Match to Iona, 1-1

September 03, 2017
By ODU Athletics

NORFOLK, Va. – The No. 20 Old Dominion men's soccer team (2-1-1) played to a 1-1 draw against Iona (1-0-1) on Sunday night at the ODU Soccer Complex in front of 332 fans as part of the 42nd annual ODU Soccer Classic.

In the 27th minute, Brandon Perdue volleyed off the right post into the net to give ODU a 1-0 advantage into the half. 

At the half, the shot count was in the Gaels favor with a 6-4 advantage, while the Monarchs held a 2-1 advantage in kicks.

Scoring in the second half began in the 77th minute, when a Sebastian Gordillo assist to Josh Plimpton over the back post propelled the Gaels to tie up the match.

The Gael goal took the contest into overtime. After the first overtime, Brandon Perdue blasted one off the crossbar, just missing the net.

After two overtime periods, ODU outshot Iona 6-0.

Old Dominion held an 8-5 advantage for corner kicks for the match.

Perdue has three goals on the season.

Next up, ODU men's soccer begins conference play on Friday at FIU at 7 pm.

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 men's (or women'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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