ODU Battless NU To a Scoreless tie, but lose Shootout 5-4 in CAA Quarterfinals

November 11, 2008
By ODU Athletics
ODU Sports

Nov. 11, 2008

Box Score

NORFOLK, VA.-- Old Dominion (9-7-3) and Northeastern (7-4-8) battled each other for 110 minutes without scoring a goal. The Huskies then defeated the Monarchs in a shootout,5-4 on penalty kicks to advance to the CAA semi-finals. Northeastern will play CAA top seed UNC Wilmington Friday at 5 p.m in Wilmington, NC. George Mason defeated Hofstra in the other quarterfinal match and will play William and Mary at 7:30 on Friday.

Northeastern edged out ODU, 12-11 on shots, but shots on goal were even at five each. The Monarchs freshman keeper Michael Roura made five saves as did Northeastern's Scott Partridge, including two late in regulation.

With penalty kicks evenat four,Matt Pentkowski broke the tie with a shot in the upper lefthand corner of the net after Northeastern's goalie blocked a shot from ODU's Ollie Lutton.

Nane Joseph led ODU with two shots on goal, while Harry Gillespie, Ambane Emmanuel and Roberto Squeglia had one shot each for The defending CAA Champion Monarchs.

NU 0-0-0-0=0 ODU 0-0-0-0=0

Shots: ODU (11), NU (12) Corners: ODU (5) NU (6) Saves: ODU - Roura (5), NU Partridge (5)