No. 24 Monarchs Host No. 25 Northeastern Friday Night

November 01, 2012
By ODU Athletics
ODU Sports

Nov. 1, 2012

NORFOLK, VA--The 24th ranked ODU Soccer Monarchs (10-3-2/4-3-2) host the 25th ranked Huskies of Northeastern (11-1-4/6-0-3) Friday night in the regular season home finale for the Monarchs and their five seniors. Game time is 7 p.m. at the ODU Soccer Complex.

Northeastern is led by senior forward Don Anding with 11 goals, six assists and 28 total points, followed by sophomore forward Donovan Fayd with four goals and three assists for 11 points. Goalkeeper Oliver Blum has a 0.62 goals against Average with five shutouts. Northeastern handed CAA leader Drexel its only loss, a 2-1 decision in Philadelphia back on Oct. 3rd.

Playing their final regular season home match will be seniors Chris Harmon, Jordan LeBlanc, Yannick Smith, Alex De John and goalkeeper Victor Francoz.

Chris Harmon (Downingtown, PA. ) is second on the squad with 23 total points which include nine goals, five assists and four game winning goals. Harmon scored two goals with an assist against UNCW and Navy. The midfielder was named and College Sports Madness National Player of the Week as well as CAA Player of the Week. Named to the Stihl Classic and the Creighton Classic All-Tournament Team.

Jordan LeBlanc (Haverford, PA.) is third on the team with five goals, three assists and 13 points. He is also a perfect three-for-three in penalty kicks. The midfielder scored two goals against both drake and Navy. Named to the Stihl Classic and the Creighton Classic All-Tournament teams.

Yannick Smith(Hillsborough, NJ.), last year's third team All-American has three goals with five assists for 11 points. Smith Is on the MAC Hermann Trophy Watch list. The forward was also a semifinalist for the Senior Class Award. He scored goals against Seton Hall, Drake and George Mason.

Alex DeJohn (Marlboro, NJ.) has helped anchor the Monarch defense which has only allowed 15 goals. He scored a goal in ODU's Nationally televised game against George Mason on FoxSoccer Channel.

Victor Francoz (Fleurieu Sur Saone, France) has 57 saves, six shutouts and a 0.98 goals against average. He is on the MAC Hermann Trophy Watch list. Francoz was named National team of the Week for Sept. 3rd. He had eight saves against No. 2 Creighton, nine saves against Delaware and four against Central Florida. Francoz was selected to the Creighton Classic All-Tournament team.

Drexel       7-1-1
Northeastern 6-0-3
JMU          6-1-2
Hofstra      5-4
ODU          4-3-2
G.Mason      4-4-1
UNCW         4-5
W&M          2-5-2
Towson       2-6-2
Delaware     1-5-3
Ga. State    1-8