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No. 11 ODU Defeats No. 25 UCF, 2-0

Article Written by Carol Hudson, Jr.
Published: September 1, 2012



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.


ODU  2-0=2

UCF  0-0=0


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)




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