BUENA VISTA, Va. – The Washington and Lee men's soccer team recorded two goals in the second half as it defeated Southern Virginia University, 2-0, on Saturday afternoon at the SVU Fields.
After a scoreless first half, senior forward James Pymm (Smithtown, N.Y./St. Anthony's) put the Generals (3-4-2) on the board with an unassisted marker in the 58th minute. Junior midfielder/forward Jamie Paldino (Kensington, Conn./Kingswood-Oxford) secured the 2-0 victory for W&L with an unassisted goal in the 74th minute.
For the contest, the Generals held a 7-5 advantage in shots and a 8-3 edge in corner kicks over the host Knights (7-4).
Senior keeper Will Dorrance (Hershey, Pa./Hershey) played all 90:00, stopping one shot. SVU netminders Ben May and Richard Crist split time, with Crist tallying two saves.
The Generals return to action on Saturday as they travel to Hampden-Sydney for a 1:00 pm contest.
W&L – James Pymm (unassisted) – 57:36
W&L – Jamie Paldino (unassisted) – 73:47
W&L: William Dorrance – 90:00, 0 GA, 1 save
SVU: Ben May – 45:00, 0 GA, 0 saves
SVU: Richard Crist – 45:00, 2 GA, 0 saves
W&L: 7 shots, 8 corner kicks, 2 saves, 9 fouls, 5 offsides, 1 yellow card (Conor Starr – 39:02)
SVU: 5 shots, 3 corner kicks, 0 saves, 14 fouls, 0 offsides, 2 yellow cards (Tyler Laurent – 27:33; Austin Bridge – 89:02)