ODU Defeats Florida Gulf Coast To Win VCU Classic

September 06, 2010
By ODU Athletics
ODU Sports

Sept. 6, 2010

Box Score

RICHMOND, VA--Sophomore s Chris Harmon (Downingtown, PA.) and Jordan LeBlanc (Haverford, PA.) each scored a goal to lead the Old Dominion University Monarchs (2-0) to 2-0 victory over Florida Gulf Coast and the VCU Soccer Classic title.

Harmon was named to the All Tournament squad as he scored two game winning goals. Joining him on the All-Tournament squad was MVP LeBlanc, senior Adam Roscioli (Forest, Va.) and freshman Ryan Oakes (Virginia Beach, Va.)

The Eagles, located in Fort Meyers, Fl. and members of the Atlantic Sun Conference defeated VCU on Saturday, fall to 1-1.

Both ODU goals came early in the match as Harmon pushed his through three minutes into the match from about 10 yards out to the right post on assists from LeBlanc and freshman Gideon Asante (Sunyani, Ghana). A little more than three minutes later LeBlanc connected from long range, 20 yards into the top of the net.

The Monarchs outshot FGC, 15-11 while senior goalkeeper Evan Newton (Virginia Beach, VA.) had three saves and sophomore Michael Roura (Middletown, NJ.) one save on the day.

Harmon led ODU with four shots, followed by Asante with three. Harmon now has two goals on the season. Both teams had four shots on goal.

The Monarchs return home for the 35th annual Stihl Soccer Classic which begins on Friday, Sept. 10. ODU will play Rhode Island on Friday at 7 p.m. with William and Mary playing West Virginia at 4:30. on Sunday, Sept. 12, W&M will play Rhode Island at 12 noon, followed by the ODU-West Virginia match at 2:30.

FGC 0-0=0 ODU 2-0=2

3:04 ODU Chris Harmon from Gideon Asante and Jordan LeBlanc 6:36 ODU Jordan LeBlanc

Shots: FGC (11), ODU (15) SOG: ODU (4), FGC (4) Corners: FGC (6), ODU (7) Saves: FGC - Glick (2) ODU- Newton (3), Michael Roura (1)

2010 Richmond Marriott Classic presented by Adidas All-Tournament Team Alberto Fonseca, VCU C.J. Gehin-Scott, VCU Chris Harmon, Old Dominion Deion Jones, Florida Gulf Coast Jordan LeBlanc, Old Dominion -MVP Yoram Mwila, VCU Ryan Oakes, Old Dominion Matthew O'Shaughnessy, Florida Gulf Coast Justin Portillo, Coastal Carolina Christian Raudales, Florida Gulf Coast Adam Roscioli, Old Dominion Alex Russell, Coastal Carolina