LEXINGTON, Va. – The Washington and Lee men’s soccer
team had plenty of opportunities but fell short on senior day,
losing to Hampden-Sydney, 1-0, on Saturday at Watt Field.
The only score of the game came in the 34th minute of the foot of Hampden-Sydney (14-3, 7-2 ODAC) sophomore Bryan Hughes (Midlothian, Va./Midlothian) of a helper from junior forward Andrew Berg (Aberdeen, Scotland/International School of Aberdeen).
The Tigers topped the Generals (4-6-4, 2-5-2 ODAC) in both shots, 13-11, and corner kicks, 5-2.
W&L sophomore goalie Alex Lambert (Massapequa Park, N.Y./Chaminade) played all 90:00 minutes for the Generals, allowing one goal while recording four saves. H-SC junior goalie John Robert Plyer (Charlotte, N.C./Myers Park) also played the duration, recording four saves en route to the shutout.
The Generals return to action on Tuesday as they travel to Bridgewater for their final regular-season ODAC contest. The start time is slated for 4:00 pm.
H-SC – Bryan Hughes – (Andrew Berg) – 33:23
W&L – Alex Lambert, 90:00, 1 GA, 4 saves
H-SC – John Robert Plyer, 90:00, 0 GA, 4 saves
W&L – 11 shots, 2 corner kicks, 4 saves, 12 fouls, 2 yellow cards (Conor Starr – 35:35, Strock Moore – 53:45)
H-SC – 13 shots, 5 corner kicks, 5 saves, 11 fouls, 1 yellow card (Brandon Haynes – 25:13)