ODU Topples Temple, 9-1; DiGiacomo Becomes NCAA's All-Time Point Leader
By ODU Athletics
NORFOLK, VA (Oct. 29) - The top-ranked Old Dominion field hockey team posted a 9-1 victory over Temple on Oct. 29 in the last regular season game at Foreman Field on the campus of the Old Dominion University. With the win, Old Dominion improves to 19-1 overall (5-0 CAA) while Temple falls to 10-10 overall (4-1 Atlantic- 10).
Honda Award hopeful Marina DiGiacomo (Mendoza, Argentina) netted three goals and an assist, becoming the NCAA's all-time point leader with 376 total points. On the season, DiGiacomo has 47 goals and 19 assists. Sophomore forward Tiffany Snow (Escondido, Calif.) contributed a hat trick for the winners.
The Lady Monarchs will host the CAA Tournament Nov. 4-5 at Foreman Field. Old Dominion will enter the tournament as the #1 seed.
TU 0 1 = 1 ODU 6 3 = 9
ODU: 30:46 - Laura Steadman
ODU: 25:53 - Tiffany Snow
ODU: 1:09 - Angie Loy (Tiffany Snow)
ODU: 10:33 - Marina DiGiacomo
ODU: 7:12 - Adrienne Yoder
ODU: 4:47 - Marina DiGiacomo (Marjolijn van der Sommen/Adrienne Yoder)
TU: 17:06 - Jessica Jaworski (Michelle Murawski)
ODU: 15:48 - Tiffany Snow (Marina DiGiacomo)
ODU: 11:30 - Marina DiGiacomo (Marjolijn van der Sommen/Adrienne Yoder)
ODU: 2:48 - Tiffany Snow
SHOTS ON GOAL
TU(15)- Serene McGrath(5); April Herman(10)
ODU(6)- Mary Beth Freeman(4); Tina Walker(2)