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Mace & Crown | March 24, 2017

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Roadrunners Ruin Lady Monarchs’ Senior Day

March 5, 2017 |

Michael L. High Contributing Writer

Loryn Goodwin’s near triple-double helped The University of Texas at San Antonio spoil Old Dominion’s Senior Day with an 81-68 victory over the Lady Monarchs Saturday at The Ted.

Jennie Simms led ODU (16-13, 11-7 C-USA) with … Read More

Monarchs Win Fourth Straight on Senior Night

February 26, 2017 |

Brittany Reigelsperger Contributing Writer

Monarch fans filled The Ted Saturday night to watch the Old Dominion men’s basketball team (18-10, 11-5 C-USA) take on the Western Kentucky Hilltoppers  (13-16, 7-9 C-USA) on Senior Day. ODU seniors Denzell Taylor and Jordan Baker … Read More

Jennie Simms Joins the 2K Point Club

February 25, 2017 |

Harry Howard Jr. Sports Editor

Redshirt senior Jennie Simms became the sixth Lady Monarch to eclipse 2,000 points in her career. The difference between Simms and the other six is that Simms has achieved this mark in just three seasons after transferring from West Virginia … Read More

Monarchs Trample the Herd

February 25, 2017 |

Brittany Reigelsperger Contributing Writer

The Ted Convocation Center filled with excitement as the Old Dominion Monarchs (17-10, 10-5  C-USA) faced off against the Marshall Thundering Herd (15-13, 8-7 C-USA) for the second time this season. ODU lost to Marshall previously this … Read More

Monarchs Put Away 49ers With Second Half Run

February 19, 2017 |

Harry Howard Jr. Sports Editor

ODU finished the game on a 22-2 run to blow out the Charlotte 49ers, 72-48. The 24-point victory was the Monarchs largest margin of the season. Sophomore Ahmad Caver performed well once again scoring 17 points and dishing out eight … Read More

Lady Monarchs Handle Blazers

February 12, 2017 |

Dallas Reid Contributing Writer

After a tough loss against Middle Tennessee, the Lady Monarchs (13-11, 8-5 C-USA) convincingly handled UAB (5-8, 12-12 C-USA), 73-61 Saturday at The Ted. This win pushes ODU into a three-way tie for fourth in the C-USA … Read More

Monarchs Destroy Blazers

February 12, 2017 |

Brittany Reigelsperger

Contributing Writer

On the road,  the Monarchs (15-10, 8-5 C-USA) were determined to destroy the University of Alabama-Birmingham Blazers  (15-11, 8-5 C-USA) in their Saturday night matchup. Their superior effort allowed them to achieve their first win against UAB since moving … Read More

ODU Off-Beat Against Middle Tennessee

February 10, 2017 |

Roberto Castro Contributing Writer

Old Dominion (14-10, 7-5) took on C-USA defending champions Middle Tennessee (21-4, 11-1) at the Murphy Center Complex. It’s always tough to win on the road in conference play, and it looked every bit of that for … Read More

Lady Raiders Run Over Lady Monarchs

February 10, 2017 |

Brittany Reigelsperger Contributing Writer

Tensions were high as the Lady Monarchs (12-11, 7-5 C-USA) took to the court against reigning Conference USA Champions Middle Tennessee Lady Raiders (15-8, 10-2 C-USA) and were taken down by a score of 80-63. The game … Read More

ODU Stunned by FAU at Home

February 5, 2017 |

Roberto Castro

Contributing Writer

The Monarchs, going for a fourth straight win, came to a precipitous halt as the Florida Atlantic Owls rallied in the second half to stun them Saturday night at The Ted.

Both teams entered the game with win streaks … Read More

Lady Monarchs Pummel FAU

February 5, 2017 |

Brittany Reigelsperger

Contributing Writer

On the road this past weekend, the Lady Monarchs (12-10, 7-4 C-USA) extended their winning streak rolling over the Florida Atlantic Owls (4-17, 0-10 C-USA), 93-73.

This was their fourth straight win boosting their Conference USA standing. The … Read More

Monarchs Fight Off Panthers

February 3, 2017 |

Brittany Reigelsperger

Contributing Writer

The ODU Monarchs (14-8, 7-3 C-USA)  faced off against the Florida International Panthers (5-17, 1-8 C-USA) at The Ted this past Thursday. Despite Florida Internationals lackluster record, the Monarchs narrowly defeated the Panthers 64-57. 

“The thing that’s more important, … Read More

Holopainen Steps up for Lady Monarchs

January 29, 2017 |

Harry Howard Jr.

Sports Editor

Following their victory over Rice, the Lady Monarchs hosted North Texas Saturday at The Ted using a 27-point fourth quarter to propel them to a 62-47 victory.

“For us, we knew it was going to be a battle. … Read More

Monarchs Remain Undefeated All-Time Against Mean Green

January 28, 2017 |

Harry Howard Jr. Sports Editor

ODU ended their Texas road swing on a good note, taking down North Texas 73-67 Saturday at the Super Pit. Despite being winless in conference play, the Mean Green hung in the game until the final minutes. … Read More

Stith Dominates in Return at Rice

January 27, 2017 |

Harry Howard Jr. Sports Editor

In Brandan Stith’s first game since Jan. 5, the Monarchs held on to defeat Rice by a score of 80-72 at Tudor Fieldhouse. Stith came off the bench and his right ankle looked fully healed. He was … Read More

Lady Monarchs Double-Take Rice

January 27, 2017 |

Contributing Writer Brittany Reigelsperger

The Lady Monarchs triumphed over the Rice Owls 81-66 for the second time this season. Increasing their lead in the all-time series to 7-1, this also helped boost them into a three-way tie for sixth place in … Read More