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.
• 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.