No. 7 Lady Monarchs Drop No. 6 Virginia, 3-2 in OT

September 26, 1999
By ODU Athletics
CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA (Sept. 25) - Junior forward Marina DiGiacomo (Mendoza, Argentina) scored at the 1:16 mark in the first overtime to lead seventh-ranked Old Dominion to a 3-2 upset over sixth-ranked Virginia today. The Lady Monarchs improve to 7-3 overall with the victory.

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.

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)

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