Rick Voight

ODU Tops Rival VCU, 1-0

September 19, 2017
By ODU Athletics

NORFOLK, Va. – The Monarchs (4-1-2) overwhelmed non-conference rival VCU (1-3-0) on Tuesday night at the ODU Soccer Complex. 

The only goal of the night came in the 33rd minute for the Monarchs. Shortly after a corner, junior Niko Klosterhalfen sent a bullet to the right side of the net after he was fed a ball from redshirt sophomore Jimmy Filerman. 

After 45 minutes, the Monarchs held a 6-3 shot advantage over the Rams.

The Klosterhalfen goal led the Monarchs to a shutout win after two straight draws at home. Klosterhalfen has two goals and two assists on the season. 

For the Rams, Ulrik Edvarsen led the team in shots with three and played all 90 minutes in the match.

“We’re moving in the right direction and becoming more mature and reliable as a team,” said Coach Dawson.

This is the second straight shutout for Akar and his third overall for the season. 

The Monarchs return to conference play against UAB on Saturday, Sept. 23, at 7 p.m. at the ODU Soccer Complex.


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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