Lady Monarchs Top Temple in Field Hockey, 8-1
By ODU Athletics
Van der Sommen started the scoring in the first half at the 32:08 mark with an assist by Kim Miller. Temple later knotted the game at 1-1 when Jess Grisafi scored with a Juliann Leskew assist.
The rest of the way it was all Lady Monarchs as DiGiacomo scored at 26:50 and again at 26:07 on a penalty stroke. Van der Sommen made it 4-1 Old Dominion with her second blast at 25:25, while DiGiacomo added her third strike of the first half to make it 5-1 at halftime.
Early in the second half, Miller got into the scoring, ripping a shot in at 25:06. Laura Steadman (Virginia Beach, VA) then made it 7-1 ODU at 11:26. Van der Sommen added her third goal with just four seconds remaining to cap the match at 8-1.
The Lady Monarchs return to action tomorrow as they travel to College Park, MD, to take on the Maryland Terrapins. Game time is set for 1:00 pm.
SCORING SUMMARY ODU 5 3 8 TU 1 0 1 ODU 32:08 Marjolijn van der Sommen from Kim Miller TU 30:33 Jess Grasafi from Juliann Leskiw ODU 26:50 Marina DiGiacomo from Kim Miller and Adrienne Yoder ODU 26:07 DiGiacomo on penalty stroke ODU 25:25 van der Sommen unassisted ODU 2:38 DiGiacomo from Miller and Yoder ODU 25:06 Kim Miller unassisted ODU 11:26 Laura Steadman unassisted ODU :04 van der Sommen from Steadman
SHOTS: ODU (22), TU (4)
GOAL SAVES: ODU-Freeman (2), Temple-McGrath (8), Herman (1)
PENALTY CORNERS: ODU (10), TU (3)