Cavaliers Defeat Old Dominion 20-1
April 6, 2005
The vaunted Cavalier defense held the Lady Monarchs of Old Dominion (3-6) to just one goal and eight shots, and did not allow a single 8-meter shot, as Virginia defeated ODU 20-1 this afternoon (April 6) in Norfolk. This game marked the second time in 2005 that Virginia (8-2) did not surrender an 8-meter shot in the contest. At the other end of the field, Amy Appelt’s assist to Cary Chasney at 24:40 was the 321st point of her celebrated career and made her the all-time leading scorer at Virginia. Her game-high five points (two goals and three assists) give her 324 career points and she now ranks eighth all-time in Division I history.
The Cavaliers jumped out to an early start, scoring twice in the opening 24 seconds to open up a quick 2-0 lead. Tyler Leachman won the opening draw and got the ball to Cary Chasney, who drove in from the top and scored 12 seconds into the game. Leachman won the second draw and again fed Chasney, who this time found Kate Breslin alone in the arc. Breslin scored 12 seconds after Chasney’s opening goal to give Virginia a 2-0 lead at 0:24. The Lady Monarchs won the ensuing draw, but the defense forced an errant pass and Ashley Dodson scooped up the overthrow, giving possession to the Cavaliers. On the transition, Nikki Lieb took the ball upfield and fed the ball into Chasney, who notched her third point of the day on Virginia’s third goal, giving the Cavaliers a 3-0 lead at 2:02. Again the Monarchs won the draw, but Kim Connors caused a turnover and Leachman scooped up the ground ball to give UVa possession. Leachman fed Breslin and the Cavaliers led 4-0. Ashleigh Haas won the ensuing draw control and got the ball to Jess Wasilewski, who fed it back to Haas who was just off the goal circle. Haas’ goal gave the Hoos a 5-0 lead at 9:23.
The Monarchs won the draw and worked to a settled attack, but Miles made one of her five saves on the day and Virginia worked the ball upfield where Leachman drew a foul in the arc. She converted the 8-meter shot at 10:51, putting Virginia 6-0. The Lady Monarchs won the draw and took it up the field where Ashley Stanwick shot from the middle of the arc and scored, ending the shutout at 11:02. The Cavaliers won the draw and settled their attack, holding possession above the restraining line for a couple of minutes as ODU’s Michelle Gannon made three saves in the possession. The Lady Monarchs were able to control a ground ball after a shot and brought the ball upfield where Miles again made a save, and started a transition that saw Courtney Young bring the ball upfield before she dished it off to Megan Havrilla, who scored at 20:21 to make the score 7-1.
Appelt then had a hand in the next three goals, which came in a span of 2:54. After Connors caused a turnover at the restraining line into Virginia’s defensive zone, she started a fast break which saw Appelt spin at the top of the arc and throw the ball into the back of the net at 22:04, giving her 320 career points. On the next ODU possession, Wasilewski picked up an errant pass on the offensive restraining line, and the Cavaliers brought the ball upfield where Appelt fed a cutting Chasney on the fast break. Chasney’s goal at 24:40 was not only the Cavaliers’ ninth goal but also the 321st point of Appelt’s celebrated career.Leachman won the next draw and got the ball to Claire Bordley, who carried the ball into the Virginia offensive zone before dishing it off to Appelt behind the cage. Appelt in turn fed the ball into Wasilewski, who was alone in the arc. Wasilewski scored at 24:58 and put the Cavaliers in double digits in the scoring column. The Lady Monarchs won the draw and set up their attack, but Kendall McBrearty, who had come onto the pitch in relief of Miles, made the save and started the transition in which Megan O’Malley rolled the crease and scored at 29:11, giving the Cavaliers an 11-1 lead at the break.
In the second half, the Cavaliers opened up with Leachman’s fourth draw control of the game. Virginia settled their attack and Appelt scored on one of her crease rolls 1:22 into the period. Connors won the ensuing draw and again Virginia settled the offense. Meredith Lazarus, who was on the goal line extended to the keeper’s right, dumped the ball into Leachman who scored 1:48 after Appelt. Breslin won the draw control and drew a shooting space foul, which she converted at 34:26. Chasney won the next draw and got the ball behind the cage to Appelt, who in turn fed Breslin in the arc. Breslin scored again 1:19 after her third goal, to notch her career-high fourth goal in the game.
Wasilewski scrapped for control of the next draw and the Cavaliers settled the ball, working it around a couple times before Wasilewski fed Havrilla, who fired a rocket to the top of the cage for the Cavaliers’ 16th goal. Young won the Hoos’ sixth consecutive draw control of the half and Virginia brought the ball upfield but ODU gained possession and attempted a clear, but an errant pass was picked up by O’Malley and gavve Virginia the ball. Virginia settled the ball for the next few minutes before O’Malley fed Haas in the arc. Haas converted the pass for the Cavaliers’ seventeenth goal which came at 44:35. The Lady Monarchs won the draw but Miles kept them off the boards with her fifth save of the day and Chelsea Metz swept down and picked up the loose ball in front of the cage. At the other end of the field, after a settled attack, Wasilewski drew a shooting space foul and converted the 8-meter shot.
Virginia won the draw but the Monarchs gained possession almost immediately in the midfield, and they advanced the ball upfield. Jessy Morgan stripped the ball from an ODU player behind the cage and Connors picked up the ground ball. Virginia took the ball up the field to their offensive end where the Cavaliers again held the ball for a couple minutes before O’Malley drove to the cage and scored her second goal of the game. Virginia again won the draw and the Hoos held possession until the final seconds when Havrilla scored her third goal of the game at 59:51, giving the Cavaliers 20 goals.
Appelt is now tied with current Boston College head coach Shari Krasnoo with 324 career points on 225 goals and 99 assists. Her 225 goals ranks 15th all-time and 99 assists ranks 23rd. Chasney’s three goals give her 125 for her career and she now ranks fifth all-time at Virginia, tying her with NCAA Champion Cyn Mathes (’91), and she is tied for ninth all-time with 48 career assists with Mills Hook (’01).
Linescore 1 2 F (records)Virginia 11 9 20 (8-2)ODU 1 0 1 (3-6)
Scoring summary:0:12 VA Chasney — 1-00:24 VA Breslin Chasney 2-02:02 VA Chasney Lieb 3-08:34 VA Breslin Leachman 4-09:23 VA Haas Wasiewski 5-010:51 VA Leachman 8m 6-011:02 ODU Stanwick Jacobs 6-120:21 VA Havrilla Young 7-122:04 VA Appelt — 8-124:40 VA Chasney Appelt 9-1 Appelt’s 321st career point24:58 VA Wasilewski Appelt 10-129:19 VA O’Malley — 11-131:22 VA Appelt — 12-133:10 VA Leachman Lazarus 13-134:26 VA Breslin 8m 14-125:45 VA Breslin Appelt 15-137:02 VA Havrilla Wasilewski 16-144:35 VA Haas O’Malley 17-149:00 VA Wasilewski 8m 18-154:57 VA O’Malley — 19-159:51 VA Havrilla — 20-1
Goals: VA: Breslin 4, Chasney 3, Havrilla 3, Appelt 2, Leachman 2, Wasilewski 2, Haas 2, O’Malley 2
Assists: VA: Appelt 3, Wasilewski 2, Leachman, Young, Chasney, Lazarus, Lieb, O’Malley
Keepers: VA: Miles (43 minutes, 5 saves, 1 GA); McBrearty (17 minutes, 2 saves, 0 GA) ODU: Gannon (45 mins, 8 saves, 17 GA); Sara Larson (15 mins, 0 saves, 3 GA)
Draws: VA 14, ODU 9Shots: VA 32, ODU 8Ground balls: VA 22, ODU 14Turnovers: VA 10, ODU 14Caused turnovers: VA 11, ODU 7Fouls:VA 5, ODU 148-meter attempts: VA 6, ODU 08-meter shots: VA 5, ODU 0Clearing: VA 11-12, ODU 7-13