No. 7 Lady Monarchs Drop No. 6 Virginia, 3-2 in OT
By ODU Athletics
Old Dominion jumped out to a 2-0 lead in the first half as senior forward Kim Miller (Virginia Beach, VA) put the Lady Monarchs on the board with a goal at the 13:17 mark. DiGiacomo later added her first goal of the game at 7:25 on a penalty stroke.
Virginia rallied in the second half as Jessica Coleman cut the deficit in half at 12:26 with a goal. Virginia later tied the game at 2-2 at the 5:11 mark as Meredith Elwell found the net.
The game was knotted up 2-2 at the end of regulation. But, at 1:16 in the first overtime period, DiGiacomo blasted her second goal of the game, with the assist by Miller, on a penalty corner to give Old Dominion the upset win.
The Lady Monarchs return to action on Saturday, October, 2, as they host Boston University at 2:00 pm at Foreman Field.
SCORING SUMMARY ODU 2 0 1 3 UVA 0 2 0 2 ODU 13:17 Kim Miller ODU 7:25 Marina DiGiacomo (penalty stroke) UVA 12:26 Jessica Colman from Laura Lindsay and Carrie Goodloe UVA 5:11 Meredith Elwell ODU 1:16 Marina DiGiacomo from Kim Miller SHOTS: ODU (17), UVA (12) SAVES: ODU-Mary Beth Freeman (5), UVA-Becky Worthington (11) PENALTY CORNERS: ODU (12), UVA (8)