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Two Years Later, The Presence of Sara Jones is Still Heavy

February 16, 2015 |

By: Mitchell Brown Senior Writer Two years later, the pain is still there. Coach Karen Barefoot misses her best friend and special assistant coach Sara Jones. When she heard the news preceding the 2013 Hoops for the Cure game, it was beyond tough, but she had to coach her team. The players had grown close […]Read More

All Good Things Come To an End: Lady Monarchs Field Hockey Season Comes To a Conclusion

November 19, 2012 | 1

As the final seconds ticked off the clock at Francis E. Henry Stadium, the Lady Monarchs field hockey team saw their season come abruptly to an end. The eighth ranked Monarchs traveled to Chapel Hill, North Carolina to battle the top-ranked Tar Heels of the University of North Carolina. The Tar Heels came out of […]Read More

Cooking Up the Competition

January 25, 2012 | 1

Written By: Shane Mills Contributing Writer In her third season here at Old Dominion, Jackie Cook has become an all-around basketball player for the Lady Monarchs. Cook has embraced her role as a starter and has really taken it in stride.  Starting in all of the 16 games that she has played in this season, […]Read More

ODU Serves Bison

January 25, 2012 |

Lady Monarchs Defeat Howard University on Opening Day Written By: Ben Decowski Senior Writer Old Dominion University women’s tennis team capped off the start of their 2012 season by defeating Howard University at the Folkes-Stevens Tennis Center after steamrolling Norfolk State earlier in the day.  The two victories leave the Lady Monarchs at 2-0 after […]Read More

Lady Monarchs show Spartans who’s King of the Court

January 25, 2012 |

Written By: Brian Jerry Staff Writer Newly crowned junior captain Diana Ivanova along with sophomore teammates Melissa Esnal-Olguin and Nika Khmolovska each earned two victories apiece, cruising to straight set victories in both singles and doubles over crosstown foe Norfolk State Saturday morning. Ivanova led the charge with Esnal-Olguin on court one to the tune […]Read More

Lewis ranked 16th in scoring history for Lady Monarchs

January 24, 2012 |

Written By: Matthew McCracken Sports Editor Tia Lewis scored 16 points against UNCW on Sunday, Jan. 22.  Although the Lady Monarchs were crushed in the second half and lost their thirteenth game of the season, Lewis’s performance brought her to become the 16th all-time leading scorer in ODU women’s basketball history. Lewis, a senior who […]Read More

Lady Monarchs Diminish in Second Half

January 19, 2012 |

ODU lead at halftime erased only scoring 22 points in second half Written By: Matthew McCracken Sports Editor Three players from Hofstra (13-3, 5-0) including junior Shante Evans and seniors Nicole Capurso and Marie Malone scored twenty points or more, leading the Pride to a comfortable 81-68 victory of the Old Dominion Lady Monarchs (5-12, […]Read More

A Leader in Lewis

December 7, 2011 |

Tia Lewis Fills the Tough Role as a Leader for the Young Lady Monarchs Written By: Ben Decowski Senior Writer Senior forward Tia Lewis has exemplified exactly what a Lady Monarch should be since she transferred to Old Dominion University from Central Florida in 2008.  She was named to the Colonial Athletic Association All-Tournament Team […]Read More

Lady Monarchs defeat Duke in NCAA Tournament

November 16, 2011 |

ODU scores on corners to take Duke Down Written By: Sarah Roby Staff Writer Sunday afternoon, the Old Dominion field hockey team beat the University of Duke Blue Devils 2-1 in a tough second-round NCAA Tournament game.  The entire game moved fast and both teams played top notch. The Lady Monarchs and Duke passed with […]Read More

Onto the Next One

November 16, 2011 |

Old Dominion advances to Quarterfinals in 5-0 Win over Ohio State Written By: Kathryne Mason Distribution Manager Making sure they set the tone of the game to their pace, Old Dominion came out pushing hard and fast. One minute and 45 seconds into the game, the Lady Monarchs were awarded for their efforts and earned […]Read More

Chemistry takes time to measure

November 16, 2011 |

Late power surge by Hokies too much for Lady Monarchs to overcome  Written By: Brian Jerry Staff Writer Freshman guard Ashley Betz-White chipped in 22 points in her first collegiate game, while senior forward center Tia Lewis added 18, but it proved to be not enough. The Virginia Tech Hokies defeated the Old Dominion Lady […]Read More

CAA Champions Once Again

November 9, 2011 |

ODU beats Northeastern in CAA Championship Written By: Kathryne Mason Distribution Manager Nationally ranked Old Dominion clinched their eleventh Colonial Athletic Association Championship for the second year in a row. The Lady Monarchs started off strong and did not hesitate to get up on the board first. No more than six minutes into the game, […]Read More

Lady Monarchs Dominate CAA Semifinals

November 9, 2011 |

ODU Field Hockey Beats JMU to Advance Written By: Sarah Roby Staff Writer Saturday, Nov. 5,  Old Dominion University’s field hockey team, the no. 1 seed in the CAA, beat the no. 4 seed, James Madison University.  The final score was 6-1 with five of those goals in the second half.  ODU had control during […]Read More

Lady Monarchs Down Senators

November 9, 2011 |

Ladies Blow Out Senators in Impressive Exhibition Game Written By: Ben Decowski Senior Writer The Old Dominion University Lady Monarchs defeated the Davis and Elkins Senators 93-32 in an exhibition game at the Ted Constant Convocation Center on Nov. 3.  The Lady Monarchs displayed  impressive defense in a game that they controlled from the very […]Read More