Lady Monarchs Win Shootout Against George Mason, 4-3

October 03, 2004
By ODU Athletics
ODU Sports

Oct. 3, 2004

Box Score

NORFOLK, VA  -The Old Dominion women's soccer team survived a shootout against George Mason Sunday afternoon, taking a 4-3 victory at the ODU Soccer Stadium.  Lisa McKenzie (Inverness, Scotland) scored two goals for the Lady Monarchs, as ODU improves to 5-4-2 and 2-1-1 in Colonial Athletic Association play.  George Mason falls to 5-6-2 and 0-2 in the CAA.


George Mason struck in the 4th minute of the game, when Allison Cowan scored off a Danielle MacDonald corner kick, to take an early 1-0 lead.  Five minutes later, ODU answered back, when Danielle Heusser (Hummelstown, PA) scored off a Becca McLain (Virginia Beach, VA/First Colonial) corner kick, to tie the game at 1-1.  Nearly 10 minutes later, in the 18th minute, Bea Gugliotti (Avon, CT) scored an unassisted goal to put ODU up 2-1.


Freshman Lisa McKenzie scored the next two goals for ODU, in the 27th and 36th minutes off assists by Bea Gugliotti and Danielle Heusser, respectively.  The Lady Monarchs took a 4-1 lead into halftime.


George Mason got back into the game in the second half, scoring two unanswered goals.  Allison Cowan scored her second goal of the game at the 47:47 mark, off a Sarah Wilkinson assist.  Things were reversed in the 61st minute, when Wilkinson scored off a Cowan assist, to cut the ODU lead to 4-3, which became the final score.


For the game, George Mason out-shot ODU 10-6, while both teams had four corner kicks. 


ODU will be on the road next week, taking on William & Mary Thursday night, October 7, at 7:00.


Line Score

GMU      1-2=3

ODU       4-0=4


3:58         GMU                Allison Cowan, from Danielle MacDonald

8:56         ODU                Danielle Heusser, from Becca McLain

18:04       ODU                Bea Gugliotti

27:34       ODU                Lisa McKenzie, from Bea Gugliotti

36:30       ODU                Lisa McKenzie, from Danielle Heusser

47:47       GMU                Allison Cowan, from Sarah Wilkinson

61:28       GMU                Sarah Wilkinson, from Allison Cowan


Shots:  GMU (10), ODU (6)

Corners:  GMU (4), ODU (4)

Saves:  GMU-Sarah Couglin (0); ODU-Stephanie Miller (4)


Cautions:  YC GMU-Cowan (47:25), GMU-Schmidt (67:52)