ODU Will Be Fourth Seed In CAA Tournanent After Loss To Mason
Nov. 7, 2008
NORFOLK, VA--George Mason (10-6-2/6-4-1) defeated the Monarchs of Old Dominion (9-7-2/6-4-1), 3-1 Friday night in a Colonial Athletic Association match. The Monarchs will now be the number four seed in the CAA Tournament and will host Northeastern Tuesday night at 7 pm. at the ODU Soccer Complex. ODU controlled its own fate and had the Monarchs won tonight, they would have been the top seed in the upcoming CAA tournament as UNC Wilmington lost tonight to Hofstra in overtime.
Mason took a 1-0 halftime lead on a first half goal from Ryan Gracia. The Patriots then scored two second half goals within five minutes of each Other to take a 3-0 lead. Kwame Adjeman-Pambone scored on an assist from Axel Levry, then Richard Edgar scored the third and final Goal for the Patriots.
The Monarchs broke into the scoring column with a little less than three minutes left as Adrian LeRoy (Ontario, Canada) scored on an assist from senior Trevor Banks(Madison, WI.).
ODU and Mason were even on shots at 12. Mason led with five shots on goals to ODU's four. Patriot Keeper Sean Kelley came up with three saves on the night, while ODU's Brennan Kirkpatrick had two saves. It was the final regular season home match for seniors Trevor Banks, Ollie Lutton (Shenley, England) and Daniel Haywood (Spaldwick, England).
GMU 1-2=3 ODU 0-1=1
Shots: Mason (12), ODU (12) Corners: Mason (4), ODU (1) Saves: ODU-Kirkpratrick(2), Mason- Kelley(3)