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14th ranked ODU beats Seahawks 1-0

14th ranked ODU beats Seahawks 1-0 (Source: UNCW) 14th ranked ODU beats Seahawks 1-0 (Source: UNCW)

News release from UNCW:

WILMINGTON, North Carolina – Senior forward Josue Henriquez scored on a breakaway early in the second half as No. 14 Old Dominion held off UNCW to earn a 1-0 victory in a non-conference game at UNCW Soccer Stadium on Wednesday night.

The win elevated the Monarchs’ record to 8-2-1 while UNCW stands at 8-4-2 on the season.

Henriquez tallied his team-leading fifth goal of the year in the opening minute of the second half after he took a through pass from senior midfielder Ryan Condotta to score on a breakaway shot past junior goalkeeper Sean Melvin.

The Seahawks outshot the Monarchs by a 7-5 margin and had an 8-5 advantage in corner kicks.

Seahawk Storylines

• The Seahawks faced their fourth nationally-ranked opponent of the season. UNCW has faced a ranked foe in three of its last five matches. 

• Old Dominion leads the all-time series by a 22-7-1 margin.

• UNCW held an opponent to fewer than 10 shots for the sixth this time season.

• Six of the Seahawks’ last seven games have been decided by one goal or less, including the last three contests.

What’s Ahead for the Seahawks:

Sunday, Oct. 25 at Delaware (1 p.m.) • Stuart and Suzanne Grant Stadium, Newark, Del.

Wednesday, Oct. 28 vs. College of Charleston (7 p.m.) • UNCW Soccer Stadium, Wilmington, N.C.

Saturday, Oct. 31 vs. Florida Gulf Coast (7 p.m.) • UNCW Soccer Stadium, Wilmington, N.C.

College Men’s Soccer: No. 14 Old Dominion 1, UNCW 0

Old Dominion          0          1          -           1

UNCW                    0          0          -           0

Goals: ODU – Josue Henriquez (45:32); UNCW – n/a. Assists: ODU – Ryan Condotta; UNCW – n/a. Saves: ODU – Alex Tiesenhausen 2 (90:00, 0 goals allowed); UNCW – Sean Melvin 1 (90:00, 1 goals allowed). Shots: ODU – 5; UNCW – 7. Corner Kicks: ODU – 5; UNCW – 8. Attendance: 939. 

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