W&L MEN'S SOCCER FALLS TO GUILFORD, 3-0

GREENSBORO, N.C. -- Guilford senior forward Matt Feraci scored two second half goals to help lead Guilford to a 3-0 win over Washington and Lee in the quarterfinals of the ODAC Men's Soccer Tournament.

The Quakers (9-6-4) went up 1-0 at the 26:18 mark when freshman midfielder Greg Haver scored off a feed from freshman midfielder Clarke Seniff. Feraci then salted the game away with a pair of goals in a span of 1:58. His first tally came unassisted at the 64:22 mark, while the second was assisted by freshman midfielder Mike McCaffery at the 66:20 mark.

W&L held advantages in shots (18-10) and corner kicks (8-5), but could not find the net for just the third time this season.

Freshman Jim Tartaglia (Richmond, Va./JR Tucker) played all 90 minutes in goal for the Generals, recording two saves. Sophomore Zane Campbell also played the entire game in goal for Guilford, notching one save.

With the loss, Washington and Lee's season comes to an end with a 6-7-3 overall record.

-- GENERALS --

GOALS
W&L - None
GC - Matt Feraci 2, Greg Haver

ASSISTS
W&L - None
GC - Mike McCaffery, Clarke Seniff

GOALKEEPERS
Jim Tartaglia (W&L) - 90:00, 3 GA, 2 Saves
Zane Campbell (GC) - 90:00, 0 GA, 1 Save

TEAM STATS
W&L - 18 shots, 8 corner kicks, 2 saves, 8 fouls, Yellow Card - Brian Pirkle
GC - 10 shots, 5 corner kicks, 1 save, 12 fouls, No Cards


W&L MEN'S SOCCER DEFEATS LYNCHBURG, 4-1

LEXINGTON, Va. -- Washington and Lee senior defender Peter Miller (Towson, Md./Baltimore Lutheran) scored a goal and assisted on two others to lead the Generals past Lynchburg, 4-1, in ODAC men's soccer action on Tuesday afternoon at Watt Field.

Miller got W&L (6-6-3, 3-3-3) on the board at the 26:23 mark when he scored off an assist by junior midfielder Matt Wallace (Roanoke, Va./Patrick Henry). Lynchburg responded with an unassisted goal by sophomore midfielder Joe Jewell (Fairfax Station, Va./W.T. Woodson) at the 35:00 mark, but the Generals carried a 2-1 lead into the half following a goal by freshman forward Court Nexson (Lynchburg, Va./Virginia Episcopal), which was assisted by Miller and senior forward Brian Pirkle (Lexington, Va./Woodberry Forest).

The Generals went up 3-1 as Miller fed junior midfielder Brett Strohsacker (Wynnewood, Pa./Lower Merion) for a goal in the 59th minute, and capped the scoring on a goal by freshman forward Jack Palmer (Williamsburg, Va./Jamestown) off an assist from freshman midfielder Josh Dodds (Cedar Rapids, Iowa/Linn-Mar) in the 63rd minute.

Freshmen Jim Tartaglia (Richmond, Va./J.R. Tucker) and Ted Sheedy (Pittsburgh, Pa./Fox Chapel) split time in goal, combining for three saves.

Junior Dan Ruch (Ridgefield Park, N.J./Ridgefield) and freshman Marcus Jordan (Germantown, Tenn./Germantown) both played in goal for the Hornets (9-7-1, 4-5), making nine saves.

W&L outshot Lynchburg, 28-9, and held a 10-2 advantage in corner kicks.

The Generals return to action on Saturday in the first round of the ODAC Tournament. The Generals will be the sixth seed and will travel to face an opponent yet to be determined.

-- GENERALS --

GOALS
W&L - Peter Miller, Court Nexson, Jack Palmer, Brett Strohsacker
LC - Joe Jewell

ASSISTS
W&L - Peter Miller (2), Josh Dodds, Brian Pirkle, Matt Wallace
LC - None

GOALKEEPERS
Jim Tartaglia (W&L) - 45:00, 1 GA, 0 saves
Ted Sheedy (W&L) - 45:00, 0 GA, 3 saves
Dan Ruch (LC) - 69:12, 4 GA, 7 saves
Marcus Jordan (LC) - 20:48, 0 GA, 2 saves

TEAM STATS
W&L - 28 shots, 10 corner kicks, 3 saves, 16 fouls, Yellow Card - Derrick Lott
LC - 9 shots, 2 corner kicks, 9 saves, 13 fouls, Yellow Card - Michael Shenigo, Red Card - Brian Biggio


W&L MEN'S SOCCER FALLS TO VIRGINIA WESLEYAN, 3-2

LEXINGTON, Va. -- Freshman midfielder Damien Woodley (Marlboro, N.J./Marlboro) scored his second goal of the game at the 86:07 mark to give the Virginia Wesleyan men's soccer team a 3-2 win over Washington and Lee on Saturday afternoon at Watt Field.

After a scoreless first half in which each team got off only two shots, the two teams would combine to score four goals in a span of 14 minutes in the second stanza. Woodley started the scoring binge on an unassisted goal at 51:33. The Marlins (9-5-2, 5-2-1) extended their lead to 2-0 when freshman forward Caleb Mitchell (Chapel Hill, N.C./East) scored off a pass from senior midfielder Steve Leahy (Onancock, Va./Nandua) at 59:14.

The Generals (5-6-3, 2-3-3) then responded with the next two goals to tie the game at 2-2. Senior midfielder Justin Mygatt (Marietta, Ga./Woodward Academy) scored at 61:30 off assists by senior defender Peter Miller (Towson, Md./Baltimore Lutheran) and senior midfielder Brian Pirkle (Lexington, Va./Woodberry Forest) to cut the deficit to 2-1. Four minutes later, freshman forward Jack Palmer (Williamsburg, Va./Jamestown) received a pass from Pirkle and put the shot into the back of the Marlins goal, setting up Woodley's game-winner.

W&L freshman goalkeeper Jim Tartaglia (Richmond, Va./J.R. Tucker) made three saves while freshman Kyle Williams (Springfield, Va./Robert E. Lee) stopped five shots for the Marlins.

Washington and Lee closes out its regular season on Tuesday when it hosts Lynchburg. The game begins at 4:00 pm.

-- GENERALS --

GOALS
W&L - Justin Mygatt, Jack Palmer
VWC - Damien Woodley (2), Caleb Mitchell

ASSISTS
W&L - Brian Pirkle (2), Peter Miller
VWC - Steve Leahy

GOALKEEPERS
Jim Tartaglia (W&L) - 90:00, 3 GA, 3 saves
Kyle Williams (VWC) - 90:00, 2 GA, 5 saves

TEAM STATS
W&L - 11 shots, 4 corner kicks, 3 saves, 11 fouls, Yellow Card - Alex Phillips
VWC - 12 shots, 2 corner kicks, 5 saves, 11 fouls, Yellow Card - Kelvin Murray


W&L MEN'S SOCCER LOSES, 2-1, TO ROANOKE

SALEM, Va. -- Junior Chris Keating scored a goal and added an assist to help lead the Roanoke men's soccer team to a 2-1 win over Washington and Lee on Wednesday afternoon in Salem, Va.

The Maroons (9-5-1, 6-2) opened up the scoring at the 6:51 mark on an unassisted goal by Keating. The Generals responded to tie the game at 1-1 on a goal by senior midfielder Justin Mygatt (Marietta, Ga./Woodward Academy) at 18:26. Senior midfielder Brian Pirkle (Lexington, Va./Woodberry Forest) notched the assist.

Just over seven minutes later, Roanoke closed out the scoring when Keating fed senior Dave DeMello, who put his shot into the back of the Generals' net.

W&L (5-5-3, 2-2-3) freshman goalkeeper Jim Tartaglia (Richmond, Va./J.R. Tucker) made seven saves while freshman Austin Rose stopped three shots for the Maroons.

Roanoke outshot the Generals, 12-8, and held an 8-5 advantage in corner kicks.

Washington and Lee returns to action on Saturday when it hosts Virginia Wesleyan. The game begins at 3:00 pm.

-- GENERALS --

GOALS
W&L - Justin Mygatt
RC - Chris Keating, Dave DeMello

ASSISTS
W&L - Brian Pirkle
RC - Chris Keating

GOALKEEPERS
Jim Tartaglia (W&L) - 90:00, 2 GA, 4 saves
Austin Rose (RC) - 90:00, 1 GA, 3 saves

TEAM STATS
W&L - 8 shots, 5 corner kicks, 4 saves, 21 fouls, 0 cards
RC - 12 shots, 8 corner kicks, 3 saves, 14 fouls, Yellow Card - Dave DeMello


W&L MEN'S SOCCER SHUTS OUT CATHOLIC, 3-0

LEXINGTON, Va. -- Senior midfielder Brian Pirkle (Lexington, Va./Woodberry Forest) registered three points on a goal and an assist to help the Washington and Lee men's soccer team to a 3-0 victory over Catholic on Saturday afternoon at Watt Field.

The Generals (5-4-3) got on the scoreboard just 6:30 into the game when freshman forward Jack Palmer (Williamsburg, Va./Jamestown) scored an unassisted goal. W&L extended its lead to 2-0 less than nine minutes later when junior defender Roger Morscheiser (Orlando, Fla./Edgewater) headed the ball into the Cardinals' net off a corner kick from Pirkle.

The Generals outshot Catholic, 14-4, in the first half and went into halftime with the 2-0 advantage.

Pirkle scored the only goal of the second half unassisted at 54:52.

W&L freshman goalkeepers Jim Tartaglia (Richmond, Va./J.R. Tucker) and Ted Sheedy (Pittsburgh, Pa./Fox Chapel) combined for two saves. Junior Evan Phillips (Salisbury, Md./Bennett) and freshman Joe Schettino (Easton, Conn./Joel Barlow) combined to stop nine shots for Catholic.

The Generals had a 24-7 advantage in shots and a 9-2 edge in corner kicks.

Washington and Lee returns to action on Wednesday at Roanoke. The game begins at 4:00 pm.

-- GENERALS --

GOALS
W&L - Jack Palmer, Roger Morscheiser, Brian Pirkle
CUA - none

ASSISTS
W&L - Brian Pirkle
CUA - none

GOALKEEPERS
Jim Tartaglia (W&L) - 72:35, 0 GA, 2 saves
Ted Sheedy (W&L) - 17:25, 0 GA, 0 saves
Evan Phillips (CUA) - 80:41, 3 GA, 8 saves
Joe Schettino (CUA) - 9:19, 0 GA, 1 save

TEAM STATS
W&L - 24 shots, 9 corner kicks, 2 saves, 12 fouls, Yellow Card - Scot Pittman, Derrick Lott
CUA - 7 shots, 2 corner kicks, 9 saves, 9 fouls, 0 cards


W&L MEN'S SOCCER FALLS TO EASTERN MENNONITE, 3-2, IN DOUBLE-OVERTIME

HARRISONBURG, Va. -- Adam Shank scored 3:20 into double-overtime to give Eastern Mennonite a 3-2 victory over Washington and Lee in men's soccer action on Tuesday afternoon in Harrisonburg, Va.

The Royals (4-7-2, 2-4) jumped out to a 1-0 lead just 22 seconds into the game on an unassisted goal by Jared Byler. The EMU defense held W&L in check throughout the first half and went into halftime with the 1-0 lead.

Generals senior midfielder Brian Pirkle (Lexington, Va./Woodberry Forest) scored the first of his two goals at the 62:49 mark to tie the score at 1-1. Junior defender Derrick Lott (Knoxville, Tenn./Knoxville Catholic) assisted on the goal.

EMU retook the lead on a goal by Joel Shank at 76:01. With just under five minutes remaining in the second half, Pirkle scored his second goal of the game to knot the game at 2-2. Lott picked up his second assist on the goal.

After neither team found the back of the net in the first overtime period, the Royals ended the game on Shank's goal in the second overtime.

W&L freshman goalkeeper Jim Tartaglia (Richmond, Va./J.R. Tucker) made three saves while Tim Koehn stopped four shots for the Royals.

The Generals outshot EMU, 15-13, but the Royals held a 6-5 advantage in corner kicks.

Washington and Lee (4-4-3, 2-1-3) returns to action on Saturday when it hosts Catholic. The game is slated to begin at 3:00 pm.

-- GENERALS --

GOALS
W&L - Brian Pirkle (2)
EMU - Jared Byler, Joel Shank, Adam Shank

ASSISTS
W&L - Derrick Lott (2)
EMU - Eric Blosser

GOALKEEPERS
Jim Tartaglia (W&L) - 103:20, 3 GA, 3 saves
Tim Koehn (EMU) - 103:20, 2 GA, 4 saves

TEAM STATS
W&L - 15 shots, 5 corner kicks, 3 saves, 18 fouls, 0 cards
EMU - 13 shots, 6corner kicks, 4 saves, 10 fouls, 0 cards


W&L MEN'S SOCCER DEFEATS GUILFORD, 1-0

GREENSBORO, N.C. -- Senior midfielder Justin Mygatt (Marietta, Ga./Woodward Academy) scored at the 72:22 mark to give the Washington and Lee men's soccer team a 1-0 victory over ODAC-rival Guilford College on Saturday afternoon in Greensboro, N.C.

Mygatt took a pass from junior midfielder Brett Strohsacker (Wynnewood, Pa./Lower Merion) and buried the shot inside the left post.

With the win, the Generals improved to 4-3-3 overall and 2-0-3 in the ODAC. Guilford fell to 5-5-4 overall and 2-1-3 in the ODAC.

W&L freshman goalkeeper Jim Tartaglia (Richmond, Va./J.R. Tucker) made three saves in the win. Sophomore goalkeeper Zane Campbell stopped two shots for the Quakers.

Both teams fired off nine shots while Guilford held a 4-3 edge in corner kicks.

Washington and Lee returns to action on Tuesday at Eastern Mennonite. The game begins at 4:00 pm.

-- GENERALS --

GOALS
W&L - Justin Mygatt
GC - none

ASSISTS
W&L - Brett Strohsacker
GC - None

GOALKEEPERS
Jim Tartaglia (W&L) - 90:00, 0 GA, 3 saves
Zane Campbell (GC) - 90:00, 1 GA, 2 saves

TEAM STATS
W&L - 9 shots, 3 corner kicks, 3 saves, 17 fouls, 0 cards
GC - 9 shots, 4 corner kicks, 2 saves, 13 fouls, 1 yellow card (Darriel Cannon)


W&L MEN'S SOCCER FALLS TO VMI, 1-0

LEXINGTON, Va. -- VMI sophomore forward Michael Lloyd scored at the 61:03 mark to lift the Keydets to a 1-0 win over Washington and Lee in men's soccer action on Tuesday afternoon at Patchin Field.

The goal occurred when the W&L defense played the ball back to freshman goalkeeper Ted Sheedy (Pittsburgh, Pa./Fox Chapel) who slipped when attempting to clear, opening the door for Lloyd to slip in and convert the goal.

With the win, the Keydets improved to 6-4-1 overall, their best start in 15 years. VMI held a 6-4 advantage in shots, while W&L held a 3-2 advantage in corner kicks.

Sheedy posted three saves in goals for the Generals (3-3-3), while sophomore goalie Thomas Upton made one save for VMI.

Washington and Lee returns to action on Saturday as it travels to Guilford for a 3:00 pm contest.

-- GENERALS --

GOALS
W&L - None
VMI - Michael Lloyd

ASSISTS
W&L - None
VMI - None

GOALKEEPERS
Ted Sheedy (W&L) - 90:00, 1 GA, 3 saves
Thomas Upton (VMI) - 90:00, 0 GA, 1 save

TEAM STATS
W&L - 4 shots, 3 corner kicks, 3 saves, 16 fouls, 0 cards
VMI - 6 shots, 2 corner kicks, 1 save, 5 fouls, 0 cards


W&L MEN'S SOCCER TIES RANDOLPH-MACON, 1-1

LEXINGTON, Va. -- The Washington and Lee men's soccer team played its third double-overtime game of the season and came away with a 1-1 tie against ODAC-rival Randolph-Macon College on Saturday afternoon at Watt Field.

The game was a tight, defensive battle throughout the first half as both teams fired off only four shots. The second half had a similar look until W&L junior midfielder Brett Strohsacker (Wynnewood, Pa./Lower Merion) buried a shot into the top-right corner of the Yellow Jackets' net at 57:23.

Randolph-Macon (6-2-2, 1-1-2) evened the score at 1-1 when sophomore defender Brandon Sumpter (Vienna, Va./James Madison) fired a shot that was saved by Generals freshman goalkeeper Ted Sheedy (Pittsburgh, Pa./Fox Chapel). The ball then squirted out of Sheedy's hands in front of the net and was kicked in by senior midfielder Patrick Kimmel (Califon, N.J./West Morris Central) with just over 15 minutes remaining in the second half.

The Generals (3-2-3, 1-0-3) had a chance to win the game in the first overtime but senior midfielder's Brian Pirkle (Lexington, Va./Woodberry Forest) shot hit off the crossbar.

Sheedy finished with seven saves, while junior goalkeeper Nick Warner (Timonium, Md./Dulaney) stopped nine shots for Randolph-Macon.

Washington and Lee returns to the field on Tuesday at cross-town rival VMI. The game begins at 4:00 pm.

-- GENERALS --

GOALS
W&L - Brett Strohsacker
RMC - Patrick Kimmel

ASSISTS
W&L - none
RMC - Brandon Sumpter

GOALKEEPERS
Ted Sheedy (W&L) - 90:00, 1 GA, 7 saves
Nick Warner (RMC) - 90:00, 1 GA, 9 saves

TEAM STATS
W&L - 18 shots, 8 corner kicks, 7 saves, 18 fouls, 0 cards
RMC - 15 shots, 3 corner kicks, 9 saves, 14 fouls, Yellow Card - Nick Mills


W&L MEN'S SOCCER DEFEATS MARY WASHINGTON, 2-0

LEXINGTON, Va. -- The Washington and Lee men's soccer team extended its unbeaten streak to five games with a 2-0 victory over the University of Mary Washington on Wednesday afternoon at Watt Field.

The Generals (3-2-2) struck first when senior midfielder Brian Pirkle (Lexington, Va./Woodberry Forest) received a pass from senior midfielder Justin Mygatt (Marietta, Ga./Woodward Academy) and fired it into the back of the Eagles' net at the 24:32 mark. W&L's defense held Mary Washington (5-5) without a shot in the first half and went into the locker room with the 1-0 lead.

Freshman forward Travis Short (Rocky Hill, Conn./Rocky Hill) scored the Generals' second goal at 64:22 off a pass from senior defender Peter Miller (Towson, Md./Baltimore Lutheran).

The Eagles rebounded from their slow start to get off seven shots in the second half but Generals freshman goalkeeper Ted Sheedy (Pittsburgh, Pa./Fox Chapel) made three saves to pick up his second win of the year.

Sophomore Peter Clark (Manassas, Va./Osbourn) stopped three shots for Mary Washington.

Washington and Lee returns to the field on Saturday when it hosts ODAC-rival Randolph-Macon. The game is slated to begin at 11:00 am.

-- GENERALS --

GOALS
W&L - Brian Pirkle, Travis Short
UMW- none

ASSISTS
W&L - Justin Mygatt, Peter Miller
UMW - none

GOALKEEPERS
Ted Sheedy (W&L) - 90:00, 0 GA, 3 saves
Peter Clark (UMW) - 90:00, 2 GA, 3 saves

TEAM STATS
W&L - 13 shots, 3 corner kicks, 3 saves, 14 fouls, 0 cards
UMW - 7 shots, 1 corner kick, 3 saves, 9 fouls, 0 cards


W&L MEN'S SOCCER TIES HAMPDEN-SYDNEY, 2-2

HAMPDEN-SYDNEY, Va. -- The Washington and Lee men's soccer team played its third overtime game of the season and came away with a 2-2 tie against ODAC-foe Hampden-Sydney College on Saturday afternoon in Hampden-Sydney, Va.

Freshman midfielder Josh Dodds (Cedar Rapids, Iowa/Linn-Mar) scored the first of his two goals at the 23:32 mark to give the Generals (2-2-2, 1-0-2) a 1-0 lead. W&L held the lead until Hampden-Sydney (2-6-1, 0-2-1) freshman Brian Peters knotted the game at 1-1 at the 60:45 mark.

Dodds gave the Generals a 2-1 lead with his second goal of the game with just a minute and a half remaining in the second half. W&L appeared to have the victory in hand until Tigers senior Michael Kraemer tied the game at 2-2 with only 21 seconds left in the second half. Neither team was able to find the back of the net in the two overtime periods.

W&L freshman goalkeeper Jim Tartaglia (Richmond, Va./J.R. Tucker) played all 110 minutes and made seven saves. Sophomore Nathaniel Dallas and junior Pierce Buckingham combined to stop four shots for the Tigers.

Hampden-Sydney had an 18-16 advantage in shots and a 7-5 edge in corner kicks.

Washington and Lee returns to action on Wednesday when it hosts Mary Washington. The game begins at 4:00 pm.

-- GENERALS --

GOALS
W&L - Josh Dodds (2)
H-SC - Brian Peters, Michael Kraemer

ASSISTS
W&L - none
H-SC - none

GOALKEEPERS
Jim Tartaglia (W&L) - 110:00, 2 GA, 7 saves
Nathaniel Dallas (H-SC) - 45:00, 1 GA, 2 saves
Pierce Buckingham (H-SC) - 65:00, 1 GA, 2 saves

TEAM STATS
W&L - 16 shots, 5 corner kicks, 7 saves, 17 fouls, Yellow Cards - Derrick Lott, Ryan Light
H-SC - 18 shots, 7 corner kicks, 4 saves, 19 fouls, Yellow Cards - Nicholas Pylant, Team

 


W&L MEN'S SOCCER EARNS 3-0 WIN OVER EMORY & HENRY

EMORY, Va. -- Senior midfielder Brian Pirkle (Lexington, Va./Woodberrry Forest) scored two goals to lift the Washington and Lee men's soccer team past ODAC-foe Emory & Henry, 3-0, on Wednesday afternoon in Emory, Va.

The Generals (2-2-1, 1-0-1) took a 1-0 lead when Pirkle received a pass from senior midfielder Justin Mygatt (Marietta, Ga./Woodward Academy) and fired it into the back of the Wasps' goal at the 22:33 mark. Pirkle made it 2-0 four minutes later when he scored off a feed from sophomore forward Sandy Piracci (Chapel Hill, N.C./Chapel Hill).

Freshman midfielder Josh Dodds (Cedar Rapids, Iowa/Linn-Mar) scored at the 43:35 mark to give the Generals a 3-0 lead heading into halftime. Sophomore midfielder Tyrrell Burrus (Beaumont, Texas/Mgsr. Kelly Catholic) assisted on the goal.

Junior goalkeeper Robert Andrews made four saves for Emory & Henry (3-4, 1-1), which was outshot 16-4.

Washington and Lee returns to action on Saturday at Hampden-Sydney. The game is slated to begin at 11:00 am.

-- GENERALS --

GOALS
W&L - Brian Pirkle (2), Josh Dodds
E&H - none

ASSISTS
W&L - Justin Mygatt, Sandy Piracci, Tyrrell Burrus
E&H - none

GOALKEEPERS
Jim Tartaglia (W&L) - 90:00, 0 GA, 2 saves
Robert Andrews (E&H) 90:00, 3 GA, 4 saves

TEAM STATS
W&L - 16 shots, 2 corner kicks, 2 saves, 14 fouls, Yellow Card - Brian Pirkle
E&H - 4 shots, 0 corner kicks, 4 saves, 9 fouls, Yellow Card - RC Horton, Travis Fravel, Boazin Katina

 


W&L MEN'S SOCCER TIES BRIDGEWATER, 1-1

LEXINGTON, Va. -- The Washington and Lee men's soccer team played Bridgewater to a 1-1 tie in two overtimes at Watt Field in the ODAC-opener for both teams.

The Generals (1-2-1, 0-0-1) opened the scoring with 32:19 gone-by as freshman forward Court Nexson (Lynchburg, Va./Virginia Espicopal) scored off an assist by senior midfielder Justin Mygatt (Marietta, Ga./Woodward Academy).

W&L's lead held up until the Eagles knotted the score at 1-1 at the 56:27 mark on an unassisted tally by senior forward Matt Brock (Signal Mountain, Tenn./McCallie School). Both teams then played the regulation and two overtime periods scoreless for the 1-1 tie.

Junior Michael Stanton (Rochester, N.Y./Greece Olympia) played all 110 minutes in goal for the Generals, making four saves. Sophomore Mitch Hamersley (Midlothian, Va./Midlothian) also logged all the minutes in goal for Bridgewater (1-2-2, 0-0-1), posting four stops.

W&L held a 15-7 advantage in shots, while the Eagles posted a 5-1 edge in corner kicks. A total of 33 fouls were whistled during the contest.

Washington and Lee returns to action on Wednesday as it travels to Emory & Henry for a 4:00 pm contest.

-- GENERALS --

GOALS
W&L - Court Nexsen 1.
BC - Matt Brock 1.

ASSISTS
W&L - Justin Mygatt 1.
BC - none

GOALKEEPERS
Michael Stanton (W&L) 110:00, 1 GA, 4 Saves
Mitch Hamersley (BC) 110:00, 1 GA, 4 Saves

TEAM STATS
W&L - 15 shots, 1 corner kicks, 4 saves, 15 fouls, Yellow Card - Brian Pirkle
BC - 7 shots, 5 corner kicks, 4 saves, 18 fouls, Yellow Card - John Small


W&L MEN'S SOCCER DEFEATS SOUTHERN VIRGINIA, 4-1, IN HOME-OPENER

LEXINGTON, Va. -- The Washington and Lee men's soccer team scored three first half goals en route to a 4-1 win over Southern Virginia University in its home-opener this afternoon at Watt Field.

The Generals (1-2) jumped out to a 1-0 lead just over two minutes into the game when senior midfielder Justin Mygatt (Marietta, Ga./Woodward Academy) found the back of the Knights goal. Freshman forward Jack Palmer (Williamsburg, Va./Jamestown) scored at the 38:31 mark to give W&L a 2-0 lead. The lead grew to 3-0 just 37 seconds later when sophomore forward Sandy Piracci (Chapel Hill, N.C./Chapel Hill) scored off a feed from freshman forward Court Nexsen (Lynchburg, Va./Virginia Episcopal).

Southern Virginia (2-3) cut the deficit to 3-1 in the first minute of the second half on a goal by sophomore forward Greg McClain, but that was as close as they would get. Nexson salted the game away when he scored his first collegiate goal with 2.5 seconds remaining in the game.

W&L freshman goalkeeper Ted Sheedy (Pittsburgh, Pa./Fox Chapel) garnered his first collegiate win by making two saves. Junior goalkeeper Tom Stansfield stopped four shots for the Knights.

The Generals outshot Southern Virginia 32-6 and held a 9-2 advantage in corner kicks.

Washington and Lee returns to the field on Saturday when it hosts ODAC-rival Bridgewater. The contest is slated to begin at 3:00 pm.

--GENERALS--

GOALS
W&L - Justin Mygatt, Jack Palmer, Sandy Piracci, Court Nexsen
SVU - Greg McClain

ASSISTS
W&L - Court Nexsen
SVU - none

GOALKEEPERS
Ted Sheedy (W&L) 90:00, 1 GA, 2 Saves
Tom Stansfield (SVU) 90:00, 4 GA, 4 Saves

TEAM STATS
W&L - 32 shots, 9 corner kicks, 2 saves, 16 fouls, 0 cards
SVU - 6 shots, 2 corner kicks, 4 saves, 8 fouls, 0 cards


W&L MEN'S SOCCER FALLS TO GREENSBORO, 5-0

RALEIGH, N.C. -- Freshman Ibraheem Muhamad notched a hat trick to give the Greensboro College men's soccer team a 5-0 win over Washington and Lee on the second day of the CASL College Showcase at the SAS Complex in Raleigh, N.C.

Greensboro (1-2-1) led 2-0 at halftime and also got goals from freshman Robert Fricke and sophomore Galen Reid enroute to the victory.

Washington and Lee (0-2) was outshot 12-4 and had a 5-1 disadvantage in corner kicks.

Generals freshman goalkeeper Jim Tartaglia (Richmond, Va./J.R. Tucker) played the first half and junior Mike Stanton (Rochester, N.Y./Greece Olympia) was in goal for the final 45 minutes. The duo combined to make six saves.

Washington and Lee returns to action by opening its home schedule against Southern Virginia on Wednesday. The game is slated to begin at 4:00 pm.

--GENERALS--

GOALS
W&L - none
Greensboro - Ibraheem Muhamad (3), Robert Fricke, Galen Reid

ASSISTS
W&L - none
Greensboro - none

GOALKEEPERS
Jim Tartaglia (W&L) 45:00, 2 GA
Michael Stanton (W&L) 45:00, 3 GA
Matt Brown (GC) 70:00, 0 GA, 2 saves
Jason Gilfillan (GC) 20:00, 0 GA, 0 saves

TEAM STATS
W&L - 4 shots, 1 corner kick, 6 saves, 2 fouls, 0 cards
Greensboro - 12 shots, 5 corner kicks, 2 saves, 3 fouls, 0 cards


W&L MEN'S SOCCER FALLS TO SALISBURY, 2-1, IN OVERTIME

RALEIGH, N.C. -- Junior Dan Lader scored off a pass from junior Tim Lane 5:20 into overtime to give Salisbury University a 2-1 win over Washington and Lee on the opening day of the men's soccer CASL College Showcase at the SAS Complex in Raleigh, N.C.

Salisbury (3-0-1) jumped out to a 1-0 lead just 4:24 into the game when Lane received a pass from Lader and found the back of the Generals' goal.

Washington and Lee (0-1) tied the score at 1-1 at the 30:57 mark when senior midfielder Justin Mygatt (Marietta, Ga./Woodward Academy) took a pass from senior defender Peter Miller (Towson, Md./Baltimore Lutheran) and put it past the Sea Gulls goalkeeper.

Washington and Lee junior goalkeeper Mike Stanton (Rochester, N.Y./Greece Olympia) allowed one goal in playing the first half while freshman Ted Sheedy (Pittsburgh, Pa./Fox Chapel) played the second half and overtime.

The Generals outshot Salisbury, 9-8, and had eight corner kicks while the Sea Gulls had just four.

Washington and Lee returns to the field on Sunday where it will play Greensboro College. The game is slated to begin at 3:00 pm.

--GENERALS--

GOALS
W&L - Justin Mygatt
Salisbury - Tim Lane, Dan Lader

ASSISTS
W&L - Peter Miller
Salisbury - Dan Lader, Tim Lane

GOALKEEPERS
Michael Stanton (W&L) 45:00, 1 GA
Ted Sheedy (W&L) 50:20, 1 GA

TEAM STATS
W&L - 9 shots, 8 corner kicks, 9 fouls, 0 cards
Salisbury - 8 shots, 4 corner kicks, 15 fouls, 0 cards