ODU Defeats Stanford, 6-1, In NCAA First Round Field Hockey Action

November 11, 2000
By ODU Athletics
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    Marina DiGiacomo

    NORFOLK, Va. (Nov.11) - Number one seed Old Dominion University got three goals from Marina DiGiacomo (Mendoza, Argentina) to defeat Stanford University, 6-1 in the NCAA first round of the field hockey tournament on Nov. 11. The Lady Monarchs, 22-1 will face Connecticut on Sunday at 2 p.m.

    Junior forward Laura Steadman (Va. Beach, Va.) put the Lady Monarchs on the board first 31:09 left in the first half, but the Cardinal tied the match with 22:39 left in the first half on a goal by Melissa Stai (San Diego, CA.).

    Old Dominion then got two goals from four-time CAA Player of the Year DiGiacomo and one from Tiffany Snow (Escondido, CA.) to take a 4-1 lead at halftime.

    In the second half, freshman Angie Loy (Loysville, PA.) and DiGiacomo completed the scoring with one goal each. Old Dominion out shot Stanford, 34-1. The Cardinal complete their season with a 13-11 record.

    Tiffany Snow

    31:09 - ODU: Laura Steadman
    22:39 - SU: Melissa Stai from Erica Swesey/Michelle Scott
    15:37 - ODU: Marina DiGiacomo from Adrienne Yoder/ Marjolijn van der Sommen
    4:56 - ODU: Tiffany Snow
    0:33 - ODU: Marina DiGiacomo from Adrienne Yoder/Marjolijn van der Sommen

    Second half
    30:01 - ODU: Angie Loy
    9:38 - ODU: Marina DiGiacomo

    Shots on Goal:
    ODU (34) Stanford (1)

    Pen. Corners:
    ODU (18), Stanford (2)

    Goalkeeper Saves:
    ODU - Marybeth Freeman (0); Stanford- Rebecca Shapiro(22)

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