NORFOLK, Va. – The Old Dominion (11-5-2, 7-2-0 C-USA) men’s soccer team will face Charlotte (8-4-6, 2-1-5, C-USA) in the C-USA Championship Final at 1PM on Sunday at the ODU Soccer Complex. The Monarchs are playing in their first C-USA Championship Final since 2014, when they won.
In ODU’s semifinal match, the Monarchs shutout Marshall, 1-0. An early goal by Max Wilschrey gave ODU the leading edge over the Herd.
Head coach Alan Dawson most recently won his 230th game as a Monarch on Friday night.
About Charlotte Charlotte (8-4-6), the six seed, defeated top seeded and previously undefeated FIU (11-1-4) in the C-USA semifinal on Friday afternoon, 3-1. Goalkeeper Elliot Panicco has had 10 saves in the C-USA Tournament. The 49ers leading goal scorer, Daniel Bruce has not scored during the tournament, while four separate Charlotte players have scored throughout that time.
Last Meeting The Monarchs traveled to Charlotte on Oct. 6 for a regular season matchup, which they won, 2-1.
Series History After an Old Dominion win on Oct. 6, that pushed the Monarchs to a 9-3-4 mark over the 49ers.
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Tickets for the 2017 CUSA Men’s Soccer Championship go on sale Wednesday, October 1st at ynottix.com.