NO. 11 ODU SOCCER MONARCHS DEFEAT NO. 25 CENTRAL FLORIDA
ORLANDO, FL-- First half goals by Gideon Asante and Tim Hopkinson lifted the 11th ranked Monarchs of
Old Dominion to a 2-0 victory over the 25th ranked Knights of Central Floriday Saturday night. ODU is
now 2-0 on the season.
The Monarchs first goal came 14 minutes into the first half as Gideon Asante scored on an assist from
Ivan Militar off a rebound. Four minutes later Tim Hopkinson scored on an assist from Asante to put ODU up 2-0.
UCF outshot ODU, 20-10, but the Monarchs had more shots on goals, 7-4. ODU senior goalkeeper Victor Francoz came up with four saves and his second shutout of the season.
"We managed the game very well on the road against a top Opponent. I am delighted with the result and look forward to coming home to play in our Stihl Classic Tournament in front of our fans next week," said ODU
head coach Alan Dawson.
ODU hosts the 37th Stihl Soccer Classic Sept. 7 and 9 with Seton Hall, Winthrop and VCU next week.
14:31 ODU Gideon Asante from Ivan Militar
18:26 ODU Tim Hopkinson from Asante
Shots: ODU (10), UCF (20)
SOG: ODU (7), UCF (4)
Corners: ODU (4), UCF (9)