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Senior Emily Austerberry scored a season high five goals (Credit: Jimmy Rea)
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Old Dominion Comeback Falls Short, 16-13

Courtesy: ODU Athletics
Release: March 13, 2014
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FARMVILLE, Va. – Senior attacker Emily Austerberry scored five goals but ODU’s comeback fell short as the Lady Monarchs lost 16-13 to the Longwood Lancers Thursday afternoon at the Athletics Complex.

ODU (2-5) managed to score the opening goal in their fifth consecutive game coming from freshman Connor Carson (fifth of the year), which gave ODU the 1-0 lead. Old Dominion's Morgan Gallagher gave the Lady Monarchs the lead yet again with her sixth of the season at 22:40, ODU led 2-1.

Longwood managed to take a 3-2 lead until ODU's freshman midfielder Megan Cameron went top shelf for her fourth goal of the season with the assist going to Ashmore Standing. Longwood tallied two more to take a 5-3 lead until Old Dominion senior attacker Emily Austerberry scored the first of her five on the day at 14:10 on a free position shot.

The Lancers led ODU 6-4 heading into the break. Longwood scored the first three goals in the second half to take a commanding 9-4 lead. Austerberry finished off her second goal (10th of the year) with an assist to Ashmore Standing to cut the Longwood lead to 9-5. The Lancers responded with four straight to take a 13-5 lead.

Junior attacker Jessica Liberty scored her 12th of the year with an assist to Megan Cameron to stop the Lancers. Gallagher tallied one more on a free position shot, Christina Rea scored her eighth of the year to cut the Longwood lead to 14-9.

Old Dominion trailed 16-8 with 2:30 left until Emily Austerberry went on a tear. She scored at 2:18 from Liberty, Megan Topper scored her sixth of the season followed by Austerberry and then 15 seconds later Austerberry again. The senior co-captain scored her team-leading 13th of the season with 48 seconds left. Carson added her second of the day from Liberty with 12 seconds left, but it was just a little too late as ODU fell 16-13.

Freshman goalkeeper Maggi Buckley saved a season-high 14, but suffered her third loss of the year.

ODU 4-9=13

LONG 6-10=16

Goals- Connor Carson 2 (5, 6), Morgan Gallagher 2 (6, 7), Megan Cameron 1 (4), Christina Rea 1 (8), Emily Austerberry 5 (9, 10, 11, 12, 13), Jessica Liberty 1 (12), Megan Topper 1 (6).

Assists- Ashmore Standing 2, Megan Cameron 1, Jessica Liberty 2.

Shots- ODU (25), Longwood (39)

Ground Balls: ODU (20), Longwood (23)

Draw Controls: ODU (12), Longwood (19)

Saves: ODU- Maggi Buckley (14), Longwood- Christian Acker (9)

Old Dominion hosts Saint Joseph’s Hawks this Sunday, March 16 at noon. ODU hosts ‘Clinic Day’ following Sunday’s game, which features the Chesapeake Lady Bandits.

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