UNCW Tops Women's Soccer, 2-1
By ODU Athletics
Oct. 1, 2010
WILMINGTON, N.C. - UNC Wilmington scored the game-winning goal just 42 seconds after Old Dominion University women's soccer tied the score, giving UNCW a 2-1 win Friday afternoon in Wilmington.
After falling behind 1-0 12 minutes into the second half, ODU continued to fire shots at UNCW. In the 84th minute, Rachael Carroll sent a corner kick into the middle of the field that a UNCW defender knocked into the net to tie the score.
Just 42 seconds Erin Pardini fired a shot for UNCW that Brianna Alvarado saved, but Amanda Holmes was able to corral the rebound, and score the game-winner.
Megan Novak put UNCW on the board in the 57th minute. Amanda Holmes sent a ball into the box that was tapped by Stephanie Rose over to Novak, who sent a sliding shot into the back of the net.
ODU had several solid scoring opportunities, in the 51st minute Ashley Kukura got a shot off that UNCW goalkeeper Caitlin Hunter stopped. In the 53rd minute, Ashlee Coutu got off two shots, both were stopped by Hunter.
The Lady Monarchs return home on Sunday, Oct. 3 to host Georgia State in a 1 p.m. contest.