Co CAA Leading Monarchs Travel to George Mason and Towson
Oct. 18, 2007
NORFOLK, VA-- The ODU Soccer Monarchs hit the road (7-4-1 (4-0) this weekend to take on George Mason (5-5-1/2-2) Friday night at 7 p.m. and Towson (6-4-1/3-1) on Sunday at 2 p.m. The Monarchs have won five straight games. ODU is sixth in the South Atlantic Regional rankings.
The Patriots balanced attack is led by Adu Fro with three goals, while goalkeeper Sean Kelley has a 1.10 goals against average.
Towson is led by the CAA's third leading scorer Pat Healey with six goals, followed by Angus Burke with three. Healey is also third in the CAA in assists with five. Billy Chiles has a 1.21 goals against average.
Through 12 matches, Trevor Banks leads ODU with nine points on three goals and three assists. A.J. Kulp leads the team with four assists and freshman T.J.Beaulieu has three goals. Kulp ranks seventh in the CAA in assists, while Trevor Banks and Daniel Haywood are tied for tenth in the CAA in assists with three.
Sophomore goalkeeper Evan Newton has a 0.70 goals agaisnt average and six shutouts. Newton ranks third in the CAA in goals against average.
ODU leads the series with Towson, 7-4-1. The Tigers defeated ODU last year, 3-1. George Mason leads the series, 15-12-1.ODU has beaten Mason three straight times, including a 1-0 decision last year.
NSCAA/Adidas South Regional Poll 1. Virginia Tech 7-1-4 2.Virginia 7-2-2 3. Boston College 7-2-1 4. Maryland 5-4-3 5. Drexel 7-2-2 6. ODU 7-4-1 7. VCU 5-4-2 8. Towson 6-4-1 9. Winthrop 7-2-2 10. Liberty 7-3-2 W&M 6-5-2