Lady Monarchs Beat Akron To Win Westfield Cup
By ODU Athletics
Aug. 20, 2005
AKRON, OHIO-- Freshman Katie Watson (Woodbridge, VA.) scored in the 38:54th minute of the first half to lift the Lady Monarchs to a 1-0 victory over Akron and win the Westfield Cup Title.
ODU, who beat #19 Florida Thursday in the first round of the tournament finish the exhibition season 2-0.
Watson's goal came on a shot from 20 yards out. The Lady Monarchs defense held Akron to no shots in the first half and five for the match.
Freshmen goalkeepers Colby Owen (Virginia Beach, VA), and Lauren Tupman (Virginia Beach, VA.) registered the shutout.
ODU returns to action next Friday when they host Radford in the regular season opener at 7 p.m.
ODU 1-0=1 Akron 0-0=0
ODU 38:54 Katie Watson (No assist)
Shots: ODU (7) Akron (5) Corners: ODU (4), Akron (5) Saves; ODU-Owens (0), Tupman(2) Akron (2)