Hokies Net First A-10 Win Of Season
Men's Soccer downs GWU, 2-1.
September 27, 1999

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Sophomore forward Okey Ogbuawa (Fort Washington, Md.) scored twice midway through the second half to lift Virginia Tech to a 2-1 victory over George Washington Sunday in both team's Atlantic 10 opener at South Riding Field.

George Washington's Jason Halloway opened the match with the Colonials lone goal of the match at the 21 minute mark.

Ogbuawa retaliated with the first Tech goal off an assist from Innocent Wamey (Cameron, West Africa) at the 66 minute mark.

Ogbuawa put the game away in the 74th minute, as he netted the final goal with help from Greg Nicks (Winton-Salem, N.C.) and Fred Silva (Sao Paulo, Brazil).

Tech goalkeeper Colin Kibler (Virginia Beach, Va.) played 90 minutes in goal with one goal allowed and four saves. Kibler stands on the season with 540 minutes in goal, 46 saves, nine goals allowed, a 1.50 GAA and a .836 save percentage.

The Hokies tallied 11 shots, four saves, four corner kicks and 26 fouls. George Washington totaled 11 shots, three saves, four corner kicks and 21 fouls.

With the win, the Hokies improve to 5-4 on the season and 1-0 in the A-10. Tech will return to action October 1 when it will face La Salle at Tech Soccer Field. Kickoff is set for 4 p.m.
VIRGINIA TECH       0   2   --  2
GEORGE WASHINGTON   1   0   --  1

Shots: VT 11, GW 11
Corner Kicks: VT 4, GW 4
Saves: VT 4, GW 3
Fouls: VT 26, GW 21

Jason Halloway, assisted by Matthew Osborne and Ted Tucker, 21
Okey Ogbuawa, assisted by Innocent Wamey, 66
Okey Ogbuawa, assisted by Greg Nicks and Fred Silva, 74