UNC Wilmington Downs Lady Monarchs, 1-0, in Women's Soccer
NORFOLK, Va. - (Oct. 8) Sophomore forward Michelle Doherty scored the game- winning goal in the 79th minute to lead UNC Wilmington to a 1-0 victory over the Old Dominion Lady Monarchs. With the win, UNCW stays undefeated in the CAA at 4-0-0 and 9-1-1 overall while Old Dominion drops to 0-4-0 in the CAA, 5-6-0 overall.
Both teams played physically throughout the game and had several scoring chances before Doherty's goal was scored from five yards out at 78:30. Old Dominion sophomore forward Jen Henley (Chalfont, PA) had at least four scoring chances, hitting the crossbar twice and firing two shots that sailed high over the goal by just inches.
Old Dominion held the advantage in shots on goal, 16-10, as both teams had four corners. UNCW goalkeeper Meghan Fitzsimmons recorded five saves in the net.
The Lady Monarchs, losers of three straight, have lost all six of their games by one goal deficits. Old Dominion returns to action on Tuesday, October 12, as they host Virginia Commonwealth at 7:30 pm at the Old Dominion Soccer Stadium.
SCORING SUMMARY UNCW 0 - 1 = 1 ODU 0 - 0 = 0