October 23, 2010

W&L Field Hockey Knocked Off, 2-1, in Overtime by RMC

ASHLAND, Va. -- The Washington and Lee field hockey team allowed a late game-tying goal and ultimately fell, 2-1, in overtime at Randolph-Macon on Saturday afternoon.

The Generals (7-7, 5-2 ODAC), broke a scoreless halftime tie in the 40th minute, when senior forward Kelly Tran (Simsbury, Conn./Ethel Walker) tallied her 12th goal of the season after being awarded a penalty stroke.
 
The score remained tied until the 65th minute when RMC's (12-5, 6-1 ODAC) Mary McCarthy took a pass from Monica Jenkins and beat W&L sophomore Caroline Sutherland (Huntington, N.Y./Cold Harbor) to knot the score at 1-1.
 
Lauren Seal scored the game-winner for the Yellow Jackets just 2:21 into the extra frame to give RMC sole possession of second place in the ODAC.
 
Sutherland played the entire match in the cage for W&L and came up with 10 saves and junior defender Lizz Dye (Houston, Texas/Episcopal) added a defensive save. Nicole Woodworth played the duration for RMC and also made 10 stops.
 
The Generals return to action on Wednesday when they travel to Bridgewater for a 4:00 pm contest.
 
Scoring Summary
W&L - Tran (Penalty stroke); 39:27
RMC - McCarthy (Jenkins); 64:11
RMC - Seal; 72:21
 
Goalkeeping
W&L - Sutherland: 72:21, 2 GA, 10 saves
RMC - Woodworth: 72:21, 1 GA, 10 saves

Game Summary
W&L - 15 shots, 7 penalty corners, 11 saves
RMC - 19 shots, 6 penalty corners, 10 saves
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