Old Dominion's chances of defending its CAA women's title suffered a blow when senior forward Katie Watson
was lost for the 2007 season after she underwent
surgery to correct a soft tissue problem.
Watson, who led Old Dominion to its first-ever CAA title and first NCAA Tournament bid last season, has not played in 2007. She topped the CAA in
scoring last year with 13 goals, seven assists for 33 total points.
The Monarchs are 2-1-1 after their 1-1 tie with N.C. State on Thursday. Junior goalkeeper Lauren Tupman
notched a career-high 13 saves to hold off the Wolfpack.