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Williams Late Score Lifts ODU Over Rice, 24-21
Football 11/18/2017

NORFOLK, Va. Steven Williams scored from six yards out with 37 seconds left to give Old Dominion a 24-21 win over Rice Saturday night at Foreman Field at S.B. Ballard Stadium. Miklo Smalls scored for Rice with 2:05 left on a three-yard run to put the Owls up 21-17, but ODU drove 75-yards in 1:28 to take a 24-21 lead with 37 seconds left. Sean Carter intercepted Smalls to seal the win for the Monarchs. Williams starred in ODU's game-winning drive, starting the drive with a nine yard run followed by a five-yard first down run by Lawry. Williams hit Lawry and Marques Little for back-to-back first downs, before firing to Melvin Vaughn for 10-yards to convert a third and four to the Rice six to set up the game-winner. Late in the third quarter Lawry put Old Dominion (5-6, 3-4) on top 17-7 with a five-yard run, but Rice scored twice in the fourth quarter to take the 21-17 lead. Rice (1-10, 1-6) got on the board first with a five play, 53-yard drive as Austin Walter ran in from eight yards out to give the Owls the 7-0 lead. On ODU's third drive of the game the Monarchs drove 80-yards in eight plays, capped by a 24-yard touchdown run from Steven Williams. Brandon Sinclair carried twice on the drive for 24-yards, while Isaiah Harper caught four passes on the drive for 30-yards. ODU took its first lead of the contest on a 32-yard field goal by Nice Rice. The drive was a 15 play, 65-yard drive. Williams was 20-of-29 for 188 yards and no turnovers, while adding 46 yards on the ground and two scores. Lawry carried 18 times for 110-yards and a scored, and three catches for 26-yards. Little let the team with five catches for 53-yards. Jordan Young registered a career-best 14 tackles. NOTES: ODU honored its 13 seniors in a pregame ceremony, including Brandon Addison, Josh Marriner, Marques Little, Melvin Vaughn, Andre Bernhard, Rob Thompson, Brandon Simmons, Ray Lawry,

Monarchs Fall to St. Francis (PA), 79-68
Women's Basketball 11/18/2017

The Old Dominion women's basketball team dropped its Preseason WNIT finale to St. Francis (PA), 79-68, on Saturday afternoon at George Mason's EagleBank Arena.

Swimming and Diving Finishes Day One at Bucknell Invitational
Swimming & Diving 11/17/2017

LEWISBURG, Pa. - Ashley Brem won the 200 IM while the Old Dominion University men's squad won the 400 medley relay in the first night of the Bucknell Invitational Friday night.

Monarchs Down Indiana State in Charleston Classic, 62-44
Men's Basketball 11/17/2017

CHALRESTON, S.C. The Old Dominion men's basketball team (3-1, 0-0 C-USA) defeated Indiana State (1-2, 0-0, MVC) by a 62-44 score in the Gildan Charleston Classic on Friday afternoon on John Kresse Court at TD Arena.

No. 25 Old Dominion Travels to No. 2 Indiana for NCAA Second Round
Men's Soccer 11/17/2017

BLOOMINGTON, Ind. The No. 25 Old Dominion (13-5-2) men's soccer team travels to Bloomington, Indiana to face the No. 2 Indiana (15-0-5) Hoosiers in the Second Round of the NCAA Championship. Big Ten Network will provide live video of the game for FREE.

Mueller Inks Three Highly Touted Players From Three Different Countries
Men's Tennis 11/17/2017

Old Dominion men's tennis head coach Dominik Mueller announced the addition Oliver Tobisch (Roedermark, Germany), Luca Maldoner (Innsbruck, Austria) and Bradley Mittleman (Leawood, Kansas) on Friday afternoon, which will be added to the Monarchs roster beginning in the 2018-19 season.

Jackson Nets Career High in Loss at George Mason
Women's Basketball 11/17/2017

Ashley Jackson scored a career-high 18 points, but the Old Dominion women's basketball team fell at George Mason, 66-53, in a Preseason WNIT consolation game on Friday afternoon at EagleBank Arena.

No. 25 ODU Blanks NC State, 2-0 in NCAA Championship First Round
Men's Soccer 11/16/2017

NORFOLK, Va. The No. 25 Old Dominion (13-5-2) men's soccer team shutout NC State (8-6-4) on Thursday night at the ODU Soccer Complex, 2-0. Goals by Brandon Perdue and Max Wilschrey directed the Monarchs to their victory over NC State. The Monarchs will now move onto the second round of the NCAA Championship and travel to Indiana to take on the Hoosiers (15-0-5) on Sunday at 1 p.m.

Monarchs Second Half Rally Falls Short in 76-65 Loss to Temple
Men's Basketball 11/16/2017

CHARLESTON, S.C. The Old Dominion men's basketball team (2-1, 0-0 C-USA) dropped its first game of the season by a 76-65 score to Temple (1-0, 0-0 AAC) in the Quarterfinals of the Gildan Charleston Classic on Thursday afternoon on John Kresse Court at TD Arena.

Monarchs Set to Wrestle at Navy Classic
Wrestling 11/16/2017

ANNAPOLIS, Md. The Old Dominion (1-1) wrestling team will travel to Annapolis, Md. to compete in the Navy Classic hosted by the United States Naval Academy on Saturday, Nov. 18.

Wrestling Solidifies 2018 Recruiting Class with One More Student-Athlete from the State of Illinois
Wrestling 11/16/2017

NORFOLK, Va. - It was announced on Thursday morning by head wrestling coach Steve Martin the addition of Timothy Young of Aurora, Illinois. This will be the fifth student-athlete added from the power-state of Illinois. The total count of Illinois natives on the Old Dominion squad will be 11 for the 2018-2019 season.

Men's Golf Adds Chris Ayers for 2018-19
Men's Golf 11/16/2017

Head coach Murray Rudisill and the Old Dominion men's golf program announced the signing of Chris Ayers to a national letter of intent.