NORFOLK, VA (Aug. 28) - Sophomore forward Melanie McGovern (Somerdale, NJ) scored on a five yard blast with three minutes remaining in the game to lift the Old Dominion Lady Monarchs to a 1-0 victory over UNC Greensboro. The Lady Monarchs move to 1-0 on the season, as the Spartans drop to 0-1.
McGovern's goal came on the 11th try of the game for Old Dominion. UNC Greensboro had ten shots of its own, as both teams struggled finding the back of the net.
Sophomore goalkeeper Tonya Dedmond (North Potomac, MD) had seven saves for the Lady Monarchs as UNCG's Kathryn Clewley had six saves of her own for the Spartans.
McGovern's goal came off the assist by junior midfielder Anna Gruzalski (Oak Ridge, TN). The Lady Monarchs return to action on Wednesday as they travel to Buies Creek, NC, to take on the Lady Camels of Campbell University at 7 pm.
SCORING SUMMARY UNCG 0-0--0 ODU 0-1--1 ODU 87:17 Melanie McGovern from Anna Gruzalski SHOTS: ODU (11), UNCG (10) GOAL SAVES: ODU (7), UNCG (6) CORNERS: ODU (9), UNCG (1) FOULS: ODU (16), UNCG (10) PENALTIES: ODU J. Thompson (Y), 82:30 UNCG K. Bell (Y), 17:45