Lady Monarch Soccer Blanks Drexel 4-0
By ODU Athletics
Oct. 9, 2005
NORFOLK, VA - Laura Beeman (Chalfont, PA) and Janna Pearson (Haymarket, VA) score two goals each to lift Old Dominion to a 4-0 shutout victory over Drexel Sunday afternoon. ODU improves to 10-2-0, 4-1-0 in the CAA, their best record in the history of the program, while Drexel drops to 5-6-1, 1-4 in the CAA.
Pearson connected with her first goal in the 27th minute of the first half off a pass from Melissa Futrell (Virginia Beach, VA) to give ODU a 1-0 lead heading into overtime. Laura Beeman scored two minutes into the second half with Katie Watson (Woodbridge, VA) getting an assist. Beeman then assisted Pearson's next goal at 74:16. The final goal came at 84:06 when Beeman shook a Drexel defender in the box and found the back of the net after accepting a flicked pass from Lisa McKenzie (Inverness, Scotland). The Lady Monarchs had a 30-5 shot advantage, and a 7-2 corner kick edge.
Drexel goalkeeper Kaitlin Bond made ten saves in today's game.
The Lady Monarchs travel to Boston, Massachusetts, Friday, October 14 as they take on CAA newcomer Northeastern.
DU 0-0=0 ODU 1-3=4
Shots: ODU (30), DU (5) Corners: ODU (7), DU (2) Saves: ODU -Colby Owen (1), DU -Kaitlin Bond (10)