Lady Monarchs Finish Homestand Thursday Against UNC Wilmington

September 27, 2011
By ODU Athletics
ODU Sports

Sept. 27, 2011

NORFOLK, Va. - Old Dominion University women's soccer completes their four-game homestand on Thursday when they host UNC Wilmington at 7 p.m. ODU travels to Georgia State on Sunday to take on the Panthers at 1 p.m.

ODU comes into the match at 4-4-2 overall and 1-0-1 in CAA play, while UNCW is 2-7 overall and 0-1 in conference play.

The Lady Monarchs are 2-0-1 in their last three matches, picking up wins over Radford and Towson. Hallie Rogers lifted ODU to a 2-1 victory over Towson this past Sunday on a goal with just over one minute left in the match.

Lisa Bernardini leads the team with three goals and three assists for nine points while Ashlee Coutu has a team-best four goals. Amber Cook has three goals for six points while Kate Kelly has five points off two goals and an assist.

Brianna Alvarado has started all 10 games in goal this season, posting a 1.95 GAA with 42 saves.

UNCW comes into Thursday's match having dropped their last five matches. They only played one game last week as their game with Delaware was postponed due to inclement.

The Seahawks have scored just six times this year, led by Stephanie Rose who has two goals.

Caitlin Hunter has started all nine games, has a 1.47 GAA and is second in the CAA with 53 saves.

Georgia State is 4-7 on the year. The Panthers lost their first five games of the year but have rebounded to win 3-of-their-last-4, including a 2-1 overtime win over Delaware.

The Panthers are led by Sarah Bennett who has five goals and an assist on the year.

In goal, Kellianne Collins has a team-best 30 saves and posts a 1.75 GAA.

Following the game at Georgia State, ODU returns home to host Delaware on Friday, Oct. 7 and Drexel on Oct. 9.

Thursday's game against UNCW will be streamed live on via Monarch Media.

Click on the video link below to see a video feature of senior Jocelyn Weidner.