Pearson's Goal Gives Lady Monarchs a 2-1 Win Over Mason

October 13, 2006
By ODU Athletics
ODU Sports

Oct. 13, 2006

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FAIRFAX, VA--Old Dominion University sophomore Janna Pearson (Haymarket, VA.) scored with 46 seconds left in regulation to give the Lady Moanrchs (13-2/5-2) a 2-1 CAA victory at George Mason (6-8-1/3-4) Friday night.

The win ties the ODU school record for the most victories in a season which Was originally set in 2000 (13-7-1). ODU took the early lead as CAA leading scorer Katie Watson (Woodbridge, VA.) scored her 11th goal of the season midway in the first Half.

Mason tied the match with 23 minutes left as Kelly Keelan socred on an assist From Leslie Cabe. With time running out Watson fed Pearson in the box off a corner kick for the game winner. Mason outshot ODU, 17-13 as ODU sophomore keeper Lauren Tupman (Virginia Beach, VA.) had a career high 11 saves. ODU also had Two other defensive saves in the match. The Lady Monarchs return to action on Sunday at Towson.

ODU  1-1=2
GMU  0-1=1

23:53 ODU Katie Watson 67:15 GMU Kelly Keelan from Leslie Cabe 89:14 ODU Janna Pearson from Katie Watson

Shots: ODU (13), Mason (17); Corners: ODU (4), Mason (2) Saves: Tupman(11), Mason-Kasey Davenport (4)