Lady Monarchs Host VCU and JMU This Weekend

October 04, 2006
By ODU Athletics
ODU Sports

Oct. 4, 2006

NORFOLK, VA-- The ODU Lady Monarchs (11-1/3-1) hosts co-CAA leader Virginia Commonwealth (8-2-2/4-0) Friday night at 7 p.m., then James Madison (5-6-1/1-2-1) Sunday at 1 p.m. The Lady Monarchs are off to their best start in school history.

The Lady Monarchs rank eighth in the Soccer Buzz Regional rankings and ninth in the NSCAA Mid Atlantic Region. VCU ranks seventh in the NSCAA Mid Atlantic Region and ninth in Soccer Buzz regional rankings.

Through 12 matches, ODU ranks 16th nationally in scoring offense at 2.5 goals per game, 18th nationally in goals against average at 0.507 and 15th nationally in shutout percentage at 0.67.

Katie Watson is 18th nationally in points per game at 1.83, while teammate Shavon Knight is 27th at 1.75. Watson ranks 12th nationally in goals per game at 0.83.

VCU is led by Hayley Moorwood with five goals and three assists for 13 points, while Stephanie Power is tied for first in the CAA with ODU's Shavon Knight,Annie Lowry of JMU, Melissa Kilker of Delaware and Natialie Ewell of JMU with five assists.