UNCW Defeats ODU, 2-1
Oct. 20, 2006
WILMINGTON, NC--Kelly Rnkein scored two second half goals in the final 22 minutes of play to lead UNC Wilmington (12-4/7-2) to a 2-1 CAA victory over the Lady Monarchs of Old Dominion (14-3/6-3). The two teams came into the match tied for third.
ODU scored first thanks to a Seahawk miscue at 26 minutes into the first half. A UNCW defender trying to clear a shot, headed it into her own net. Renkin then tied the match with with 22:37 left on an assist from Nicole Smith. The game winner from Renkin was unassisted of a goal kick.
The Lady Monarchs outshot UNCW, 11-9 as Jamie Balzarini came up with six saves for the Seahawks, and ODU's Lauren Tupman had two saves for ODU. The Lady Monarchs return home on Sunday to take on Georgia State at 1 p.m. It will be senior day for the Lady Monarchs four seniors: Tracy Donachie (South Lanarkshire, Scotland), Heather Jones (Waldorf, MD.), Brittany Ransom (Woodbridge, VA.), and Heather Vaughan (Virginia Beach, Va.).
ODU 1-0=1 UNCW 0-2=2
26:08 ODU Own Goal 69:23 UNCW Kelly Renkin from Nicole Smith 73:16 UNCW Kelly Renkin
Shots: ODU (11), UNCW (9); Corners: ODU (5), UNCW (0) Saves: ODU-Tupman (2), UNCW - Balzarini (6)