Northeastern Edges Monarchs, 3-2
Sept. 7, 2001
HEMPSTEAD, NY - Chris Beston's goal with 18:22 remaining lifted the Huskies of Northeastern to a 3-2 come-from behind victory over Old Dominion University Friday night in the first round of the Hofstra Umbro Invitational, despite two goals from the Monarchs Attila Vendegh (Bratislava, Slovakia).
The Monarchs are now 0-2, while Northeastern is 3-0. Old Dominion twice took one-goal leads in the second half, but the Huskies answered each time. Sophomore Attila Vendegh opened scoring on an assist from freshman Trevor McEachron (Woodbridge, Va.). After Chris Beston tied the match two minutes later, Vendegh, last year's CAA Rookie of the Year and Freshman All-American scored again. Northeastern's Anders Hoyem scored two minutes after that to tie the match. Beston's second goal came on an assist from Peter Starnas.
Old Dominion plays host Hofstra Sunday at 2:30 p.m.
53:55 NE Christ Beaton from Anthanasios Kirkopoulos
64:14 ODU Attila Vendegh
67:02 NE Anders Hoeym from Leroy Watkins
71:38 NE Chris Beston from Peter Stamas.
Shots on Goal: ODU(16), NE (12)
Goalie Saves: ODU Sam Cameron (2) NE-Allan Lewis (5)