ODU Hosts CAA Leading George Mason and Towson This Weekend

October 12, 2006
By ODU Athletics
ODU Sports

Oct. 12, 2006

NORFOLK, VA--The Old Dominion Soccer Monarchs (9-2-1/4-1) hosts CAA leading George Mason (10-2/6-0) on Friday night and Towson (9-1-2/ 5-0-1) on Sunday at 1 p.m. at the ODU Soccer stadium.

ODU ranks 13th by COLLEGE SOCCER NEWS, 16th by SOCCER AMERICA and 20th by the coaches NSCAA/adidas, while George Mason ranks 22nd by COLLEGE SOCCER NEWS. The Monarchs also rank 11th in the latest NCAA men's soccer RPI which includes four CAA teams in the top 31.

ODU senior Edson Elcock is tied for third in the CAA with Towson's Sebastian Haensel with five assists. Elcock also ranks third in the CAA with 19 total points. Towson's keeper, Billy Chiles is second in the CAA in saves per game at 6.43, while George Mason's keeper leads the CAA in shutouts with eight, followed by ODU's Evan Newton with five.

NSCAA/ADIDAS Regional Rankings

1. Maryland 2. Virginia 3. Old Dominion 4. James Madison 5. Towson 6. George Mason 7. Virginia Tech 8. Boston College 9. Winthrop 10. Hofstra and UNCW