ODU Hosts VCU Thursday (FREE for ALL); Travels to No. 14 Duke Sunday
By ODU Athletics
|VCU (3-2-0) at Old Dominion (2-1-2)|
|Game Info||Thursday, Sept. 6 at 7:00 PM (FREE FOR THE PUBLIC)|
|Location||ODU Soccer Complex - Norfolk, Va.|
|Old Dominion (2-1-2) at No. 14 Duke (4-1-1)|
|Sunday, Sept. 9 at 5:00 PM|
|Location||Koskinen Stadium - Durham, N.C.|
NORFOLK, Va. – The Old Dominion women's soccer team (2-1-2) will welcome VCU (3-2-0) to the ODU Soccer Complex on Thursday, Sept. 6 at 7:00 p.m. on C-USA TV. Thursday marks ‘Pack the Park Night', which means admission for all of the public is FREE! ODU will then travel to Durham, N.C. for a Sunday, Sept. 9 showdown against No. 14 Duke (4-1-1) at 5:00 p.m. on the ACC Network/ESPN3.
The Monarchs have outscored their opponents 9-3 so far this season, while the defense has pitched three shutouts in five matches.
Leading Point Scorers for Old Dominion:
Natalie Johnson: 5 points (1 goal and 3 assists)
Kira Laurento: 4 points (2 goals)
Gaby Bentley: 4 points (2 goals)
Iris Achterhof: 4 points (1 goal and 2 assists)
Last season in Richmond, Va., VCU defeated ODU by a 3-1 score.
Lindsey Martin is in the midst of her sixth season at the helm for VCU. Last year, the Rams went 11-6-3 and made it to the Atlantic 10 Championship match. Virginia Commonwealth enters Thursday’s match with a 3-2-0 record:
-UNCW: L, 3-1
-Charlotte: W, 1-0
-High Point: W, 3-1
-at Northern Iowa: W, 2-0
-at Iowa: L, 2-0
Duke is coming off a 23-2-1 season a year, in which the Blue Devils advanced to the national semifinals, before losing to UCLA on PK’s. Duke enters the week nationally ranked No. 14 with a 4-1-1 record:
-Ohio State [RV]: W, 2-0
-Illinois [RV]: L, 2-1
-at No. 8 Georgetown: T, 0-0
-Elon: W, 3-0
-Marquette: W, 2-0
-Providence: W, 2-1
Last season, the Blue Devils defeated the Monarchs by a 3-1 score in Norfolk. Duke plays Nebraska [RV] on Thursday, Sept. 6 in Durham.
With a $25 purchase of the 2018 Soccer Voucher book, fans receive 20 ticket vouchers that can be used in any combination to gain entry to any women's (or men’s) regular season game at the ODU Soccer Complex.
The vouchers can be redeemed in any quantity and represent a 75% savings over purchasing general admission tickets at the gate. In addition to entry to the games, the first 200 fans that purchase their ticket voucher books will receive an ODU soccer scarf.
Voucher books may be purchased at this time by CLICKING HERE or by calling the ODU Ticket Office at 757-683-7087. Books may also be purchased on entry at any home match.
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