Lady Monarchs Defeat FDU, 8-0

September 03, 2006
By ODU Athletics
ODU Sports

Sept. 3, 2006

Box Score

NORFOLK, VA--Sophomore midfielder Shavon Knight (Waldorf, MD.) scored a school record four goals as the Old Dominion University Lady Monarchs (4-0) remained unbeaten with an 8-0 non conference victory over Fairleigh Dickinson Sunday afternoon. The eight goals are a new single match school record.

Shavon Knight scored the Lady Monarchs first three goals of the match and four of the five first half goals. CAA Player of the Week Katie Watson (Woodbridge, VA. ) added another two goals, both in the second half. She now has seven goals on the year, while Knight is second with six. Knight also assisted on a goal to give her nine points on the day.

Sophomore goalkeepers Lauren Tupman (Virginia Beach, VA.) and Colby Owen (Virginia Beach, VA.) combined for ODU's third shutout of the season.

The old mark of six goals was set against Mercer (10-22-00) and Canisius (9-12-98). The old individual single game goal record was three by Melanie McGovern against VCU (10-10-00), Jen Henley vs. Rutgers (10-8-00), Jen Gillespie against JMU (10-30-95) and Laura Beeman vs. Towson (10-29-05).

Tupman, Janna Pearson(Haymarket, VA.), Beth Messier (Swansea, MA.) and Heather Vaughan (Virginia Beach, Va.) each assisted on a goal. ODU outshot the Knights, 26-6. The Lady Monarchs return to action next weekend when they travel to Northern Colorado on Sept. 8 and Wyoming on Sept. 10.

FDU 0-0=0 ODU 5-3=8

1:35 ODU Shavon Knight from Heather Vaughan 9:43 ODU Shavon Knight 12:26 ODU Shavon Knight from Lauren Tupman 18:53 ODU Janna Pearson n a Penalty kick 19:31 ODU Shavon Knight from Beth Messier 48:05 ODU Katie Watson from Janna Pearson 53:27 ODU Beth Messier 54:19 ODU Katie Watson from Shavon Knight

Shots: ODU (26) FDU (6) Corners: ODU (3), FDU (0) Saves: ODU-Tupman(0), Owen (2), FDU- Clark (7), MacKellar (0)