LEXINGTON, Va. – Washington and Lee sophomore defender Conor Starr (Summit, N.J./The Pingry School) connected on a penalty kick with no time remaining on the clock as the men's soccer team claimed a 1-0 victory over Ferrum on Wednesday afternoon at Watt Field.
W&L (2-3-2) was awarded the penalty kick after a General was taken down with just under five seconds remaining in the match. Starr took the penalty kick, sending the shot over FC (2-6-1) senior keeper Chris Taylor (Roanoke, Va./Northside) to secure the 1-0 victory.
For the match, W&L outshot the Panthers, 20-6, and also held a 10-2 advantage in corner kicks.
Junior keeper Alex Lambert (Massapequa Park, N.Y./Chaminade) played all 90:00 for the Generals, stopping three shots. Taylor also played the duration, recording 12 saves.
The Generals return to action on Saturday as they travel to Guilford College for a 7:00 pm contest.
W&L – Conor Starr (penalty kick) – 00:00
W&L – Alex Lambert – 90:00, 0 GA, 3 saves
FC – Chris Taylor – 90:00, 1 GA, 12 saves
W&L – 20 shots, 10 corner kicks, 3 saves, 7 fouls, 3 offsides
FC – 6 shots, 2 corner kicks, 12 saves, 13 fouls, 1 offsides, 1 yellow card (Matt Janssen – 69:27)