November 2, 2013

W&L Field Hockey Falls at Randolph-Macon, 5-2

ASHLAND, Va. — With four second half goals, third seeded Randolph-Macon knocked the sixth seeded Washington and Lee field hockey team out of the ODAC Tournament, 5-2, on Saturday.

The Yellow Jackets (10-9) scored the first five goals of the game before the Generals (5-15) added two late tallies to reach the final margin. R-MC junior defender Carrie Jacobs tallied two goals and an assist and junior midfielder Catherine Pricone added two goals.

Randolph-Macon pulled away early in the second half. In a five-minute span, the Yellow Jackets stretched a 1-0 advantage to 5-0, with 25 minutes left in the game.

Sophomore forward Candice Stefanic (Berwyn, Pa./Conestoga) cut the deficit to 5-1 at 53:59, and sophomore forward Charlotte MacDonald (Bluemont, Va./Foxcroft) tallied the final goal of the game with 5:40 remaining.

Senior goalkeeper Steph Talley played all 70 minutes for R-MC and made 11 saves. Sophomore goalkeeper Megan Axelrod (Denver, Colo./Kent Denver School) totaled three saves in 53:38 and allowed five goals. Sophomore Sally Curtiss (Morristown, N.J./Madison) played the final 16:22 and did not face a shot.

The Blue and White led in shots, 16-14, including 10 shots in the second half. The Yellow Jackets led in penalty corners, 7-6.

The loss ended the 2013 season for the Generals.

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