Emmanuel's Late Goal Lifts ODU Past Harvard

September 01, 2006
By ODU Athletics
ODU Sports

Sept. 1, 2006

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KINGSTON, RI--Freshman forward Ambane Emmanuel (Yaounde Cameroon) scored with 1:30 left in regulation, to give the Monarchs (1-1) a 4-3 victory over Harvard in the first round of the University of Rhode Island tournament Friday evening. It was Emmanuel's second goal of the match.

ODU went up, 3-0 as senior Zachary Kinney (Portland, TX.) scored when he reeled in a long pass from A.J. Kulp (Ephrata, PA.) on the left side and sent a right-footed flick shot past Harvards' goalkeeper. At the 29:56 mark Edson Elcock (Broklyn, NY.) gave the Monarchs a 2-0 hafltime lead on an assist from Jared Kent (Marietta, GA.).

Emanuel put ODU up 3-0 ten minutes into the second half on an assist from Ross Mackenzie (Richmond, VA.), then the Crimson made a rally, scoring three goals in a span of 6:16 to tie the match on a goal by Andre Alpan. Alpan scored Harvard's first goal and assisted Charles Altchek with their second.

ODU outshot Harvard, 20-12 as freshman goalkeeper Evan Newton (Virginia Beach, VA) had three saves. ODU ranks 20th by College Soccer News, 22nd by Soccer America and 23rd by Soccer Times and the coaches NSCAA/adidas. The Monarchs take on host Rhode Island, the defending Atlantic 10 Champions Sunday at 2:30.

ODU 2-2=4 Harvard 0-3=3 SCORING SUMMARY: GOAL Time Team Goal Scorer Assists Description ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 1. 9:10 ODU Kinney, Zachary (1) Kulp, A.J. Long pass over the top, flick shot to upper 90 2. 29:56 ODU Elcock, Edson (1) Kent, Jared Through pass converted after misplay from defense 3. 50:11 ODU Emmanuel, Ambane (3) Mackenzie, Ross Uncontested volley played to flick shot 4. 81:39 HAR Akpan, Andre (1) (unassisted) Long dribble, holding off defender, one-time blast 5. 85:25 HAR Altchek, Charles (1) Akpan, Andre Touch pass in box, sent to low side 6. 87:55 HAR Akpan, Andre (2) Nyamekye, Kwaku; Altchek, Charles Dribber in from baseline, low center pass chipped in 7. 88:29 ODU Emmanuel, Ambane (2) (unassisted) lofted over keeper after misplayed

Shots: ODU (20), Harvard (12); Corners:Harvard (5), ODU (3); Saves: ODU-Newton(3), Harvard -Adam hahn (5)