W&L Men's Soccer Defeats Sewanee, 1-0

SEWANEE, Tenn – Senior midfielder Drew Crowley (Weston, Mass./Weston) scored the game’s lone goal as the Washington and Lee men’s soccer team edged out a 1-0 victory over Sewanee at the Kyle Rote, Jr. Invitational on Sunday afternoon.

The game remained scoreless through the first half and most of the second until Crowley netted a goal in the 77th minute off an assist from sophomore midfielder James Paldino (Kensington, Conn./Kingswood-Oxford) to secure the win for the Generals (1-1).

W&L junior goalkeeper Ben Bartlett (Towson, Md./McDonough) played all 90 minutes in net and recorded seven saves en route to the shutout. Sewanee (2-2) first-year netminder Chris Grover also played the duration, allowing one goal and recording four saves.

Three Generals were also named to the All-Tournament team. Sophomore defender Connor Pierce (Dallas, Texas/Highland Park), first-year defender Conor Starr (Summit, N.J./The Pingry School) and junior forward James Pymm (Smithtown, N.Y./St. Anthony’s) all received recognition.

The Generals return to action on Wednesday when they travel to Southern Virginia University for a 4:00 pm contest.

AGATE
Scoring:
W&L – Drew Crowley (James Paldino) – 76:15

Goalkeeping:
W&L – Ben Bartlett – 90:00, 0 GA, 7 saves
SEW – Chris Grover – 90:00, 1 GA, 4 saves

Team Stats:
W&L – 6 shots, 0 corner kicks, 7 saves, 11 fouls, 2 yellow cards (Huntley Johnson- 44:08, David Phillips-81:24)
SEW – 16 shots, 8 corner kicks, 4 saves, 12 fouls, 5 yellow cards (Matt Lightfoot-22:30, Garrett Schlosser-35:39, Zack Goodwin-54:59, Stuart Maxey-81:24, Will Morgan-86:44)

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