Pearson's Goal Gives Lady Monarchs Win Over Georgia State
By ODU Athletics
Oct. 22, 2006
NORFOLK, VA--Jenna Pearson scored with a little over 20 minutes Remaining to lift the Lady Monarchs to a 1-0 CAA victory over Georgia State Sunday afternoon. ODU is now 15-3 overall and 7-3 in the CAA, while Georgia State drops to 5-11-3 overall and 2-7-1 in the CAA.
After a scoreless first half where GSU outshot ODU, 11-7 the Lady Monarchs scored as Katie Watson fed Pearson on a break and she hit it in from About 10 yards away. That was Pearson's fifth goal of the season and fourth Assist of the season for Watson, ODU's leading scorer. Pearson got the game winner against George Mason a week ago giving her two in the last four matches.
Lauren Tupman picked up the shutout, her seventh of the season. She made seven saves on the day. ODU closes out the regular season on Friday at 18th ranked William and Mary.
GSU 0-0=0 ODU 0-1=1
70:09 ODU Jenna Pearson from Katie Watson
Shots: ODU (20) GSU (18); Corners: ODU (4), GSU (4) Saves: ODU- Tupman (7), GSU- Vargo (1); Macdonald (4)