No. 2 Lady Monarchs Blank American, 9-0

September 27, 2000
By ODU Athletics
NORFOLK, Va. (Sept. 27, 2000) -- The second-ranked Old Dominion field hockey team posted a 9-0 shutout win over Colonial Athletic Association foe American Wednesday evening at Foreman Field on the campus of Old Dominion University. With the win, Old Dominion improves to 9-1 overall (3-0 CAA) while American falls to 4-4 overall/1-2 CAA.

Honda Award hopeful Marina DiGiacomo (Mendoza, Argentina) led the scoring attack with four goals for the winners. Junior forward Laura Steadman (Virginia Beach, Va.) added a three-goal, one-assist effort on the night. Old Dominion collected its sixth shutout in seven games.

The Lady Monarchs will be on a northern road trip this weekend, playing at Boston University (Saturday) and Northeastern (Sunday).



SCORING SUMMARY
AU		0	0		0
ODU		6	3		9

ODU	34:23		Laura Steadman
ODU	33:45		Tiffany Snow
ODU	29:20		Marina DiGiacomo (Marjolijn van der Sommen/Adrienne Yoder)
ODU	23:18		Laura Steadman
ODU	20:47		Marjolijn van der Sommen
ODU	16:27		Laura Steadman

ODU	32:29		Marina DiGiacomo
ODU	19:40		Marina DiGiacomo (Laura Steadman)
ODU	6:10		Marina DiGiacomo

SHOTS ON GOAL
AU(2); ODU(28)

PENALTY CORNERS
AU(0); ODU(10)

GOALKEEPER SAVES
AU(14)- Lauren McDonnell(1); Laura Miller(13)
ODU(2)-	Mary Beth Freeman(2)

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