Watson Scores Two As ODU Defeats Radford, 3-1

September 01, 2006
By ODU Athletics
ODU Sports

Sept. 1, 2006

Box Score

RADFORD, VA.--CAA Player of the Week Katie Watson (Woodbridge VA.) scored two second half goals to help the Lady Monarchs of Old Dominion (3-0) to a 3-1 victory over Radford Friday night.

After a scoreless first half, the Highlanders took a 1-0 lead eight minutes into the second half on a goal by Lisa Channon. Beth Messier (Swansea, MA.) tied the match with an assist from Liza McKenzie (Inverness, Scotland) with 17 minutes remaining.

Watson put ODU up for good with a goal on a backheeled cross to the far post on an assist from Janna Pearson (Haymarket, VA.) with 3:55 left. Watson sealed the game with another goal 16 seconds later. She now has five goals in three games.

ODU outshot Radford, 23-10 and sophomore Lauren Tupman (Virginia Beach, Va.) had two saves on the evening. ODU returns home Sunday for a 1 p.m. contest against Fairleigh Dickinson.

ODU 0-3=3 RU 0-1=1 57:24 RU Lisa Channon 73:26 ODU Beth Messier from Lisa McKenzie 86:05 ODU Katie Watson from Janna Pearson 86:21 ODU Katie Watson

Shots: ODU(23), RU (10) Corners: ODU (7), RU (2) Saves: ODU-Tupman(2), RU-Tara Oleartchick (8)