Monarchs Tie #19 North Carolina
By ODU Athletics
Aug. 23, 2003
CARY, NC-- Old Dominion and #19 North Carolina battled to a 1-1 tie Saturday night in the final exhibition match for both teams. Two-Time CAA Player of The Year Attila Vendegh (Bratislava, Slovakia) scored for the Monarchs. ODU tied #14 Virginia earlier in the week.
Vendegh scored with about a minute left in the first half as he collected a loose ball at the top of the box and fired low at the far post for the goal.
Freshman Wess Shull scored with 20 minutes remaining to tie the match for UNC. ODU outshot the Tar Heels, 14-10 as Justin Hughes came up with five saves for UNC. ODU used two goalies, Sam Cameron in the first and John Connelly in the second.
The Monarchs open up the regular season on Friday night at the ODU Soccer Stadium against St. Francis(PA) at 7 pm.
SCORING SUMMARY ODU 1-0=1 UNC 0-1=1
ODU 43:48 Attila Vendegh UNC 69:35 Wess Shull from Tim Merritt
Shots: ODU(14), UNC (10) Corners: ODU ( 5), UNC (4) Goal Saves: ODU (3) Sam Cameron(1), John Connelly(2) Fouls:ODU (16), UNC (19) UNC- Justin Hughes (5)