Lady Monarch Soccer Blanks Drexel 4-0

October 09, 2005
By ODU Athletics
ODU Sports

Oct. 9, 2005

Box Score

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.

Line Score:

DU 0-0=0 ODU 1-3=4

26:08 ODU Janna Pearson from Melissa Futrell 46:53 ODU Laura Beeman from Katie Watson 74:16 ODU Janna Pearson from Laura Beeman 84:06 ODU Laura Beeman from Lisa McKenzie

Shots: ODU (30), DU (5) Corners: ODU (7), DU (2) Saves: ODU -Colby Owen (1), DU -Kaitlin Bond (10)