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C-USA Leading Monarchs At FAU Saturday Night

Courtesy: ODU Athletics
         
Release: October 25, 2013
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NORFOLK, VA—The C-USA leading ODU Soccer Monarchs (8-3-1/5-1) travel to Florida Atlantic (6-3-2/1-3-1) for a Saturday night match-up at 7 p.m. in Boca Raton, FL.  ODU has won four straight and five of their last six matches, while the Owls are 6-0-1 at home.

ODU 5-1 has 15 total points and holds a two-point lead over New Mexico (4-0-1) and UAB (4-1-1) who both have 13 points.

This is the first ever meeting between the two schools.  FAU is led in scoring by junior forward Ryan Price with 15 total points on six goals and three assists.  Junior midfielder Dennis Bozkurt is second with nine points on three goals and three assists.  FAU’s goalkeeper Theo Jamilloux has a 1.45 goals against average which includes three shutouts.

ODU comes into the match with a 28 NCAA RPI and 29th national ranking by College Soccer News.  Monarchs senior forward Tim Hopkinson is tied for first in total goals with UAB’s Freddy Ruiz and Cristian Mata of Tulsa with nine.  Hopkinson is second in total points with 21, and first in C-USA with five game-winning goals. 

Junior Ivan Militar is fourth in the league with two game-winning goals, while goalkeeper Sean Stowe ranks fourth in saves percentage at .764, second in total saves with 42 and seventh in goals against average at 1.14 with two straight shutouts.

Next week, ODU travels to VCU on Oct. 30th in a make-up game, then hosts New Mexico on Nov. 2.

MONARCH NOTES:

ODU is 4-0-1 away from home, which includes the tie at Maryland.

ODU is 2-1-1 against nationally ranked teams in the NSCAA Coaches poll

ODU is 2-2-1 in overtime matches.

Tim Hopkinson has been selected C-USA Player of the Week twice

Sean Stowe has been selected C-USA Defensive Player of the Week twice

Tim Hopkinson was selected the NSCAA National Player of the Week. 

C-USA STANDINGS

Old Dominion

5-1-0

15

.833

13

7

 

8-3-1

25

.708

25

17

New Mexico

4-0-1

13

.900

8

2

 

8-3-2

26

.692

22

11

UAB

4-1-1

13

.750

13

7

 

10-2-1

31

.808

32

11

South Carolina

2-1-2

8

.600

6

5

 

5-5-4

19

.500

18

17

Tulsa

2-3-1

7

.417

7

8

 

7-5-2

23

.571

25

16

Kentucky

1-2-2

5

.400

3

4

 

4-7-2

14

.385

13

15

Charlotte

1-3-2

5

.333

6

8

 

6-5-3

21

.536

20

14

Florida Atlantic

1-3-1

4

.300

5

11

 

6-3-2

20

.636

18

17

FIU

1-4-0

3

.200

6

6

 

5-8-0

15

.385

23

21

Marshall

0-3-2

2

.200

2

11

 

2-8-5

11

.300

11

27

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