Sophomore Trisha Stant (West Chester, PA) put the Lady Monarchs on the scoreboard in the 41st minute when she headed Johannah Thompson's (Virginia Beach, VA) corner kick into the net from ten yards out. Old Dominion carried the 1-0 lead into the half, leading 12-0 in the shots on goal category.
Ten minutes through the second half, sophomore forward Jen Henley (Chalfont, PA) took the assist from Lauren Rafal (Virginia Beach, VA) and blasted her second goal of the season in from 15 yards out on the right side.
Sophomore forward Mel McGovern (Somerdale, NJ) later put the Lady Monarchs up 3-0 when she scored on a penalty kick at te 75:06 mark. Old Dominion held the 3-0 advantage until Loyola's Nina Tinari found the net with 33 seconds remaining in the game to eliminate the shutout.
The Lady Monarchs improve to 4-3-0 on the season, while Loyola drops to 5-2-0. Old Dominion returns to action on Friday at 4 pm, as the team hosts Florida International at the Old Dominion Soccer Stadium.
Scoring Summary LC 0-1=1 ODU 1-2=3 ODU 40:25 Trisha Stant from Johannah Thompson ODU 54:57 Jen Henley from Lauren Rafal ODU 75:06 Mel McGovern on penalty kick LC 89:27 Nina Tinari unassisted SHOTS: LC (2), ODU (17) CORNERS: LC (0), ODU (2) GOAL SAVES: LC (8), ODU (1) FOULS: LC (8), ODU (4)