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ODU Through to Second Round of NCAA Tourney

November 21, 2014 |

Nate Budryk Sports Editor

The Old Dominion Soccer Monarchs continued their winning ways in front of a raucous home crowd on Thursday night, as they defeated St. Francis Brooklyn 3-0 in the first round of the NCAA tournament.

The Monarchs … Read More

Monarchs Fall in NCAA Tournament

November 19, 2012 |

After much regular season success, the Old Dominion University men’s soccer team received a bid for the 2012 NCAA college cup to face University of Maryland, Baltimore County. This was their third straight trip to the tournament and their ninth … Read More

Take Your Best Shot: Senior Goalie Victor Francoz Having a Career Season

October 17, 2012 |

Saving 60 mph shots is a tough task for any person, but for Victor Francoz, it’s routine. The Old Dominion Soccer Monarchs (7-1-2, 1-1-2) are off to a great start and don’t show any signs of slowing down. The offense … Read More

An Exciting Even-ing: Men’s Soccer Draws JMU 0-0

October 10, 2012 |

On a beautiful Wednesday night at the ODU Soccer Stadium, the Old Dominion University men’s soccer took the pitch against the Colonial Athletic Association foe James Madison Dukes. This meeting between the two teams marked the thirty-eighth of the series, … Read More

Easygoing Star

October 3, 2012 |

Old Dominion University soccer player Jordan LeBlanc is a long way from his hometown of Haverford, Pennsylvania but he has made himself right at home here in Norfolk. The senior midfielder is quickly becoming one of ODU’s more reliable players … Read More

Outplayed. Outscored.

September 26, 2012 |

The Old Dominion University Lady Monarchs ended up on the wrong side of a shutout Thursday evening when they hosted the Dukes of James Madison University at the ODU Soccer Stadium. JMU (3-6) scored three goals in a span of … Read More

Work Hard, Play Even Harder: Junior Striker Tim Hopkinson Has Seven Goals Through Six Games

September 26, 2012 |

The Old Dominion University soccer program has been established as an annual powerhouse. There are many attributes and pieces to the puzzle that made this team what they are, including coaching, fans, and of course, the players. Tim Hopkinson, a … Read More

Three Goals, Two Assists, One Player

September 12, 2012 |

Old Dominion University junior forward Tim Hopkinson proved that he can do it all Friday night at the thirty-seventh annual STIHL Soccer Classic in front of a crowd of 1,097 spirited fans.  The sixth ranked Monarchs took on the Pirates … Read More

Giddy Up: Hard Working Midfielder Gets Rewarded For Efforts

September 12, 2012 |

Crafty, speedy and gritty are just a few words to describe midfielder and striker Gideon Asante. The junior from Sunyani, Ghana has been a large contributor to the success of the Monarchs soccer program the last three years.  In 2011, … Read More

Women’s Soccer Team Ready For Turnaround

September 5, 2012 |

Although the 2012 Old Dominion Lady Monarchs soccer campaign hasn’t started off as well as he would have preferred after a scrimmage loss at Maryland and consecutive road defeats at East Carolina and Hartford, head coach Joe Pereira still managed … Read More

Senior Harmon-ization: Men’s Soccer Midfielder Aims High In Final Collegiate Go-Around

September 5, 2012 |

Stepping out of the locker room in a white and blue kit for the final time on Oct. 31, senior midfielder Chris Harmon along with four other fellow classmen will be honored in a pre-match ceremony commemorating the excellence of … Read More

Monarchs C-USA Bound: ODU Announces the Move from CAA to C-USA

June 6, 2012 |

After weeks of waffling banter between conference affiliates and school officials, Old Dominion finally accepted the invitation to switch allegiances from the Colonial Athletic Association to the Conference-USA effective July 1, 2013. Many factors attributed to the move including the … Read More

Men’s Soccer With Much to Build On

December 13, 2011 |

Future Remains Bright as Ever

Written By: Jake Ullrich

Assistant Sports Editor

It was Oct. 22 and the Monarchs had just beaten Hofstra 4-1 at the ODU soccer complex. Yannick Smith had scored one of his 16 goals and Tim … Read More

The First and Last Fall to Francoz

November 19, 2011 |

Old Dominion Wins 5-4 on PKs to Advance to NCAA Second Round

Written By: Jake Ullrich

Assistant Sports Editor

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Most times, goalkeepers make their names in penalty kick shootouts by making a decisive save. They come up … Read More