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Bad Weather Strikes Again- Cancels ODU-WVU Match

Published: September 4, 2011


Second time in a week ODU has lost a match to Mother nature.
MORGANTOWN, W.Va. – The men’s soccer match between No. 25 Old Dominion and  No. 10 West Virginia  has been deemed a no contest with no plans for a replay of the match. The game went through multiple weather delays due to thunder and lightning around Dick Dlesk Soccer Stadium.  THis is the second ODU match cancelled due to
weather thus far this year. Last week's home opener against Navy was called off due to Hurricane Irene 

The match ended with 4:07 remaining in the first half with the Mountaineers leading 1-0 on a goal by Travis Pittman. Both teams had two shots on-goal with the Mountaineers recording two corner kicks. ODU's Gideon Asante had two shots on goal that were saved by WVU's Pat Eavenson, while ODU's keeper Victor Francoz had a save as well.
The Monarchs return to action when they host the Stihl Soccer Classic beginning Friday afternoon at the ODU
Soccer Complex.  13th Ranked W&M will play 17th ranked Monmouth at 4:30, followed by ODU's 7 pm. match against East Tennessee State. All four teams competed in last year's NCAA College Cup.
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