Men’s Soccer Wraps Up Road Trip at Old Dominion Wednesday
NORFOLK, Va. – For the only time this season, the South Carolina men’s soccer team will play back-to-back true road matches, when the Gamecocks visit Old Dominion for a Sun Belt Conference match Wednesday, October 19, for a 7 p.m. kickoff.
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When: October 19 | 7 p.m.
Where: Norfolk, Va.
Venue: ODU Soccer Complex (4,000)
Live Stats: StatBroadcast
Series History: Old Dominion leads 9-5-1
Last Meeting: Old Dominion 3, South Carolina 2 | November 5, 2021 | Columbia, S.C.
South Carolina Gamecocks 5-4-3, 1-1-2 Sun Belt
Coach: Tony Annan | 2nd Season – 10-13-5
Goal Leader: 3 | Adam Luckhurst
Assist Leader: 4 | Adam Luckhurst
Points Leader: 10 | Adam Luckhurst
Shots Leader: 23 | Adam Luckhurst
Saves Leader: 38 | Ben Alexander
Old Dominion Monarchs 5-4-2, 2-1-1 Sun Belt
Coach: Alan Dawsone | 26th Season
Goal Leader: 5 | Tristan Jenkins
Assist Leader: 3 | Jonas Schmalbach and Louis Beckett
Points Leader: 10 | Tristan Jenkins
Shots Leader: 20 | Tristan Jenkins
Saves Leader: 46 | Michael Statham
Taking the Pitch
- This is the 16th meeting between the two programs.
- They have met each of the last nine seasons, including playing twice in 2014, 16, and 17.
- ODU has won three of the last four meetings.
- The Gamecocks last earned three points on Oct. 29, 2017 at Stone Stadium, 3-2.
- The Gamecocks are 2-4-1 in Norfolk.
- The last time Carolina earned a road victory came in 2016, a 3-2 win.
- The only tie of the series came during the 2021 spring season, a 1-1 draw at Old Dominion.
- The Gamecocks have only shutout the Monarchs once, which came back in 2014, a 1-0 victory.
- Two Gamecocks have scored a brace this season, Adam Luckhurst and Logan Frost.
- Adam Luckhurst became the first player since 2018 to record a goal and two assists in a match when he did so against Winthrop.
- Rocky Perez and Bryce Griffith were named to the Wolstein Classic All-Tournament Team.
- Freshman goalkeeper Ben Alexander was named to the Canadian U-20 team, where he started three matches during the 2022 Concacaf Men’s U-20 Championship.
- The roster features 17 newcomers; five transfers and 12 true freshmen.
- The team returns 10 players from the 2021 squad, including All-Conference performers Peter Clement, Logan Frost, and Harrison Myring.