Roanoke

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. -- The fourth-seeded Roanoke Maroons used a goal in each period to post a 2-0 victory over Washington and Lee in the finals of the ODAC Men's Soccer Tournament on Saturday evening at Virginia Wesleyan's Foster Field.

RC got on board early in the first half as Shaman Douglas slipped an unassited goal passed senior goalkeper Ted Sheedy (Pittsburgh, Pa./Fox Chapel) in the fourth minute and then added an insurance tally the second half as Kayvon Sarmadi scored in the 70th minute.

Sheedy made two saves for W&L (12-3-3), while Austin Rose totaled five saves for the Maroons (12-7-1).

With the win, Roanoke secured the automatic berth to the NCAA Men's Soccer Tournament, while the Generals will wait for an at-large bid. The selection will take place on Sunday evening.

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Scoring Summary
RC - Shamon Douglas (Unassisted) - 3:48
RC - Kayvon Sarmadi (Unassisted) - 69:02

Goalkeeping
Ted Sheedy (W&L), 90:00, 2 saves, 2 GA
Austin Rose (RC), 90:00, 5 saves, 0 GA

Team Stats
W&L - 11 shots, 8 corner kicks, 2 saves, 17 fouls, YC - Jack Palmer (19:00), Jamie Mallinson (27:39), Josh Dodds (86:04)
RC - 11 shots, 9 corner kicks, 5 saves, 9 fouls, YC - Nate Wilson (36:12)

Men's Soccer vs. Hampden-Sydney

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. -- Junior defender Fletcher McCraw (Greenville, S.C./Christ Church Episcopal) connected on a penalty kick in the second half to lead Washington and Lee to a 2-1 win over Hampden-Sydney in the semifinals of the 2007 ODAC Men's Soccer Tournament held at Virginia Wesleyan College on Friday afternoon.

H-SC (11-6-3) took an early 1-0 edge in the 10th minute as Matt Swaney found the back of the net off a corner kick taken by Jason Powell. The Tigers held the lead for the next 30 minutes until senior forward Travis Short (Rocky Hill, Conn./Rocky Hill) slipped one past H-SC goalkeeper John Robert Plyler in the 40th minute.

A Tigers' foul in the penalty box set up McCraw's PK, which gave the Generals the lead in the 47th minute, and W&L held on to post the one-goal victory.

Senior Ted Sheedy (Pittsburgh, Pa./Fox Chapel) made three stops for W&L, while Plyler tallied five saves for the Tigers.

With the win, the Generals (12-2-3) advance to the finals of the ODAC Tournament for the first time since 2003. W&L will take on fourth-seeded Roanoke on Saturday at 7:00 pm.

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Scoring Summary
9:46 - H-SC - Matt Swaney (Jason Powell)
39:57 - W&L - Travis Short (unassisted)
46:47 - W&L - Fletcher McCraw (penalty kick)

Goalkeeping
Ted Sheedy (W&L) - 90:00, 1 GA, 3 saves
John Robert Plyler (H-SC) - 90:00, 2 GA, 5 saves

Team Stats
W&L - 10 shots, 2 corner kicks, 3 saves, 13 fouls, Yellow Cards (John Lindsay, Wade Cruser, Jamie Mallinson)
H-SC - 8 shots, 10 corner kick, 5 saves, 14 fouls, Yellow Cards (Jason Butler, Jason Powell, Bench)

Men's Soccer vs. Lynchburg

LEXINGTON, Va. – The Washington and Lee men’s soccer team used two second-half goals to defeat Lynchburg, 2-0, in the quarterfinals of the 2007 ODAC Tournament on Saturday afternoon at Watt Field.

After nearly 75 scoreless minutes, senior midfielder Travis Short (Rocky Hill, Conn./Rocky Hill) gave the Generals the lead when he knocked the ball in the net off an assist from sophomore midfielder Strock Moore (Birmingham, Ala./Briarwood Christian).

W&L (11-2-3) added an insurance goal just five minutes later when senior midfielder Josh Dodds (Marion, Iowa/Linn-Mar) headed a rebound passed LC goalkeeper Marcus Jordan (Lynchburg, Va./Germantown) at 79:45.

Jordan made four saves for the Hornets (10-6-2), while senior goalkeeper Ted Sheedy (Pittsburgh, Pa./Fox Chapel) totaled five saves for the Generals (11-2-3).

Both teams registered 16 shots, while LC held an advantage in corner kicks (8-2).

The Generals will take on the winner of the Hampden-Sydney/Eastern Mennonite quarterfinal on Friday in the semifinals. The semifinals and finals will take place at the highest remaining seed. The game times have yet to be determined.

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Scoring Summary
74:51 – W&L – Travis Short (Strock Moore)
79:46 – W&L – Josh Dodds (unassisted)

Goalkeeping
Ted Sheedy (W&L) – 90:00, 0 GA, 5 saves
Marcus Jordan (LC) – 90:00, 2 GA, 4 saves

Team Stats
W&L – 16 shots, 2 corner kicks, 5 saves, 14 fouls, 4 offsides, Yellow Cards (John Lindsay – 76:43; Drew Crowley – 84:04
LC – 16 shots, 8 corner kicks, 4 saves, 16 fouls, 2 offsides, Yellow Cards (Josh Reed – 84:04; Jared Melot – 88:42)

Men's Soccer vs. Hampden-Sydney

LEXINGTON, Va. -- Washington and Lee played Hampden-Sydney to a 1-1 double-overtime draw in ODAC men’s soccer action on Tuesday afternoon at Watt Field.

The Generals (10-2-3, 6-1-2) took a 1-0 lead in the first half as junior midfielder Tommy Pignatelli (Chatham, N.J./Chatham) slid one past H-SC goalkeeper John Robert Plyler (Charlotte, N.C./Myers Park) in the 30th minute.

However, the Tigers (10-5-3, 6-1-2) found an equalizer in the second half as sophomore forward Will Robertson (Charlotte, N.C./Charlotte Catholic) scored at 53:06 to send the game to overtime, but neither team could find the back of the net in the extra sessions.

Senior Ted Sheedy (Pittsburgh, Pa./Fox Chapel) recorded seven saves for W&L, including several in the overtime periods. Plyler racked up nine saves for H-SC.

The contest concluded the regular season for both teams. With the tie, the Generals will most likely be the third seed in the 2007 ODAC Men’s Soccer Tournament and will host the sixth seed on Saturday. Game time and opponent have yet to be determined.

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Scoring Summary
29:55 – W&L – Tommy Pignatelli (unassisted)
53:06 – H-SC – Will Robertson (unassisted)

Goalkeeping
Ted Sheedy (W&L) – 90:00, 1 GA, 7 saves
John Robert Plyler (H-SC) – 90:00, 1 GA, 9 saves

Team Stats
W&L – 19 shots, 4 corner kicks, 9 saves, 15 fouls, 1 offside, No cards
H-SC – 24 shots, 6 corner kicks, 9 saves, 12 fouls, 0 offsides, Yellow Card (Jason Butler – 41:31)

Men's Soccer at Virginia Wesleyan

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. -- The Washington and Lee men's soccer team was defeated by 21st-ranked Virginia Wesleyan, 1-0, on Saturday evening at Foster Field.

After 90 minutes of regulation, sophomore forward Brandon Massie dished a ball to sophomore forward Clay Price, who snuck the ball past W&L senior goalkeeper Ted Sheedy (Pittsburgh, Pa./Fox Chapel) at 94:57.

Sheedy made five saves for the W&L, while Zane Krezonis tallied six stops for VWC.

The Marlins held a slim edge in corner kicks (4-2) and shots (13-11).

With the win, the Marlins improve to 14-2 overall (6-2 ODAC), while the Generals fall to 10-2-2 (6-1-1 ODAC) with the loss.

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Scoring Summary
94:57 - VWC - Clay Price (Brandon Massie)

Goalkeeping
Ted Sheedy (W&L) - 94:57, 1 GA, 5 saves
Zane Krezonis (VWC) - 94:57, 0 GA, 6 saves

Team Stats
W&L - 11 shots, 2 corner kicks, 5 saves, 16 fouls, 2 offsides, 0 cards
VWC - 13 shots, 4 corner kicks, 6 saves, 19 fouls, 1 offsides, Yellow Cards (Bryan Hutchinson - 40:52; Mike Over - 48:39)

Men's Soccer vs. Emory & Henry

LEXINGTON, Va. -- The Washington and Lee men's soccer team stretched its unbeaten streak to 11 matches and posted its sixth-straight shutout with a 1-0 victory over Emory & Henry on Tuesday afternoon at Watt Field.

Senior forward Jack Palmer (Williamsburg, Va./Jamestown) put the Generals ahead in the first half when he blasted the ball passed E&H goalkeeper Daniel Mills (Abingdon, Va./Abingdon) in the 36th minute and W&L held on to the one-goal lead for the duration of the game.

The Generals (10-1-2, 6-0-1) held advantages in shots (35-5) and corner kicks (18-1).

Senior goalkeeper Ted Sheedy (Pittsburgh, Pa./Fox Chapel) made three saves in the shutout, while Mills racked up 12 saves for the Wasps (7-9-1, 0-6-1).

The Generals return to action on Saturday when they take on Virginia Wesleyan at 4:30 pm in Norfolk, Va.

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Scoring Summary
35:20 - W&L - Jack Palmer (unassisted)

Goalkeeping
Ted Sheedy (W&L) - 90:00, 0 GA, 3 saves
Daniel Mills (E&H) - 90:00, 1 GA, 12 saves

Team Stats
W&L - 35 shots, 18 corner kicks, 3 saves, 14 fouls, 4 offsides
E&H - 5 shots, 1 corner kick, 14 saves, 15 fouls, 3 offsides, Yellow Card (Zach Miller - 71:14)

Men's Soccer at Bridgewater

BRIDGEWATER, Va. -- Junior midfielder John Lindsay (Cockeysville, Md./Loyola Blakefield) registered one goal and one assist as the Washington and Lee men's soccer team upped its unbeaten streak to 10 games with a 2-0 win over Bridgewater on Saturday afternoon.

Junior forward Whitt Larkin (Alexandria, Va./Episcopal) notched the first Generals' goal early in the first half off an assist from Lindsay at 8:57. Lindsay then added an insurance goal in the 71st minute to lead the Blue and White to the 2-0 final margin.

Senior Ted Sheedy (Pittsburgh, Pa./Fox Chapel) played the duration of the contest in the pipes for W&L, making two saves. Zane Lineberry tallied seven stops for the Eagles.

With the win, the Generals improve to 9-1-2 overall (5-0-1 ODAC), while Bridgewater fell to 4-11 overall (1-6 ODAC) with the loss.

The Generals return to action on Tuesday when they host Emory & Henry at 4:30 pm.

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Scoring Summary
8:57 - W&L - Whitt Larkin (John Lindsay)
70:36 - W&L - John Lindsay (Tommy Pignatelli)

Goalkeeping
Ted Sheedy (W&L) - 90:00, 0 GA, 2 saves
Zane Lineberry (BC) - 90:00, 2 GA, 7 saves

Team Stats
W&L - 14 shots, 9 corner kicks, 2 saves, 8 fouls, 0 cards, 3 offsides
BC - 5 shots, 2 corner kicks, 7 saves, 10 fouls, Yellow Card (Wesley Parker - 43:03), 1 offsides

Men's Soccer at Ferrum

FERRUM, Va. -- The Washington and Lee men's soccer team extended its unbeaten streak to nine contests with a 2-0 victory over Ferrum on Wednesday afternoon in Ferrum, Va.

The Generals (8-1-2) got on the board in the first half as senior midfielder Travis Short (Rocky Hill, Conn./Rocky Hill) found the back of the net off a corner kick taken by junior midfielder Tommy Pignatelli (Chatham, N.J./Chatham) at 20:10. W&L then added an insurance goal in the second half when senior midfielder Josh Dodds (Marion, Iowa/Linn-Mar) notched an unassisted tally in the 83rd minute.

Senior goalkeeper Jim Tartaglia (Richmond, Va./J.R. Tucker) played the duration in goal for W&L, making one save in the win. Matt Parrish registered two stops for the Panthers (2-9-1).

The Generals return to action on Saturday when they travel to Bridgewater for a 3:00 pm match.

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Scoring Summary
W&L - 20:10 - Travis Short (Tommy Pignatelli)
W&L - 82:47 - Josh Dodds (unassisted)

Goalkeeping
Jim Tartaglia (W&L) - 90:00, 0 GA, 1 save
Matt Parrish (FC) - 90:00, 2 GA, 2 saves

Team Stats
W&L - 10 shots, 8 corner kicks, 1 save, 6 fouls, 0 cards, 4 offsides
FC - 3 shots, 3 corner kicks, 2 saves, 12 fouls, Yellow card (Matt Larkin -54:51), 0 offsides

Men's Soccer vs. Roanoke

LEXINGTON, Va. -- Senior forward Jack Palmer (Williamsburg, Va./Jamestown) scored the game's lone goal as the Washington and Lee men's soccer team eked out a 1-0 victory over Roanoke on Saturday morning at Watt Field.

After Roanoke's Michael Rouhana (Riverdale, Md./Henry Sibley) earned a red card in the 32nd minute, the Maroons were forced to play with a man down and the Generals capitalized on the advantage with the contest's only tally as Palmer scored at 56:06.

Senior goalkeeper Ted Sheedy (Pittsburgh, Pa./Fox Chapel) picked up his 13th career shutout as he made three saves on the day. Senior netminder Austin Rose (Blacksburg, Va./Blacksburg) notched five saves for RC.

The Generals improved to 7-1-2 (4-0-1 ODAC) with the conference win, while Roanoke falls to 8-4 (4-1 ODAC) with the loss.

W&L returns to action on Wednesday when it travels to Ferrum for a 4:00 pm contest.

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Scoring Summary
56:06 - W&L - Jack Palmer (unassisted)

Goalkeeping
Ted Sheedy (W&L) - 90:00, 0 GA, 3 saves
Austin Rose (RC) - 90:00, 1 GA, 5 saves

Team Stats
W&L - 17 shots, 6 corner kicks, 3 saves, 12 fouls, Cards (Yellow - Tommy Pignatelli - 60:50)
RC - 13 shots, 3 corner kicks, 5 saves, 16 fouls, Cards (Red - Michael Rouhana - 31:07; Yellow - Taylor Johnston - 38:18, Jake Underwood - 59:17)

Men's Soccer vs. Virginia Military Institute

LEXINGTON, Va. -- The Washington and Lee men's soccer team stretched its unbeaten streak to seven games with a 3-0 win over cross-town rival Virginia Military Institute on Wednesday afternoon at Watt Field.

The Generals (6-1-2), who had not defeated Division I VMI since 2001, jumped out to an early 1-0 lead in the fifth minute of play as a shot from junior midfielder Tommy Pignatelli (Chatham, N.J./Chatham) was blocked by VMI goalkeeper Brian Sowell (Yorktown, Va./Tabb) and deflected to senior forward Jack Palmer (Williamsburg, Va./Jamestown), who found the back of the net from close range.

W&L extended its lead in the second half as Pignatelli scored off another Sowell deflection at 47:52. The Blue and White added another insurance goal in the 73rd minute when a corner kick from Pignatelli set up a goal by senior midfielder Travis Short (Rocky Hill, Conn./Rocky Hill).

The Generals held a 27-8 advantage in shots and an 8-2 edge in corner kicks.

Senior goalkeeper Ted Sheedy (Pittsburgh, Pa./Fox Chapel) made six saves as he picked up his second shutout of the season. Sowell made six stops for the Keydets (4-3-1).

W&L returns to action on Saturday when it hosts Roanoke at 11:00 am.

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Scoring Summary
4:11 - W&L - Jack Palmer (unassisted)
47:52 - W&L - Tommy Pignatelli (unassisted)
72:25 - W&L - Travis Short (Tommy Pignatelli)

Goalkeeping
Ted Sheedy (W&L) - 90:00, 0 GA, 6 Saves
Brian Sowell (VMI) - 80:50, 3 GA, 6 Saves
Steve Phillips (VMI) - 9:10, 0 GA, 0 Saves

Team Stats
W&L - 27 shots, 8 corner kicks, 6 saves, 12 fouls, No cards, No offsides
VMI - 8 shots, 2 corner kicks, 6 saves, 6 fouls, Yellow Card (Jonathan Hull - 76:45), 2 offsides

Men's Soccer vs. Eastern Mennonite

LEXINGTON, Va. -- Senior midfielder Josh Dodds (Marion, Iowa/Linn-Mar) scored the game-winner to give the Washington and Lee men's soccer team a 1-0 overtime-win over Eastern Mennonite on Saturday afternoon at Watt Field.

After 90 minutes of regulation, Dodds slipped one past EMU goalkeeper Jackson Maust (Bayport, Mich./Laker) off a cross from junior midfielder Tommy Pignatelli (Chatham, N.J./Chatham) in the 94th minute to give W&L the victory.

Senior Ted Sheedy (Pittsburgh, Pa./Fox Chapel) tallied one save for W&L, while Maust made 10 stops for EMU.

With the win, the Generals improve to 5-1-2 overall and 3-0-1 in the ODAC, while the Royals fall to 2-6-2 overall and 1-2-1 in the conference.

W&L returns to action on Wednesday when they host Division I and cross-town rival VMI at 4:00 pm at Watt Field.

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Scoring Summary
93:03 - W&L - Josh Dodds (Tommy Pignatelli)

Goalkeeping
Ted Sheedy (W&L) - 93:03, 1 Save, 0 GA
Jackson Maust (EMU) - 93:03, 10 Saves, 1 GA

Team Stats
W&L - 23 shots, 6 corner kicks, 1 save, 16 fouls, Yellow Cards (John Lindsay - 87:23)
EMU - 10 shots, 4 corner kicks, 10 saves, 11 fouls, Yellow Cards (Benjamin Yoder - 51:51)

Men's Soccer at Randolph-Macon

ASHLAND, Va. – Senior midfielder Josh Dodds (Marion, Iowa/Linn-Mar) tallied a pair of goals to lead Washington and Lee to a 2-1 victory over Randolph-Macon in ODAC men’s soccer action on Wednesday afternoon in Ashland, Va.

Dodds opened the scoring just 8:50 into the game when he slipped a shot past Yellow Jacket goalkeeper Jason DePre. He then gave the Generals (4-1-2, 2-0-1) a 2-0 advantage just 1:26 later when he headed in a corner kick delivered by junior midfielder Tommy Pignatelli (Chatham, N.J./Chatham).

Randolph-Macon (3-6, 1-2) closed to within 2-1 just 50 seconds into the second half on a Chris Williams goal off a feed from Ryan Willis, but could not come up with the tying score.

Senior Ted Sheedy (Pittsburgh, Pa./Fox Chapel) played all 90 minutes in goal for the Generals, recording six saves. DePre notched four saves for R-MC, who held a 15-9 edge in shots but trailed the Generals in corner kicks, 7-3.

Washington and Lee returns to action on Saturday as it hosts Eastern Mennonite for a 1:00 pm contest.

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Scoring Summary
8:50 - W&L - Josh Dodds (unassisted)
10:16 - W&L - Josh Dodds (Tommy Pignatelli)
45:50 – R-MC – Chris Williams (Ryan Willis)

Goalkeepers
Ted Sheedy (W&L) - 90:00, 1 GA, 6 Saves
Jason DePre (R-MC) – 90:00, 2 GA, 4 saves

Team Stats
W&L - 9 shots, 7 corner kicks, 6 saves, 16 fouls, No Cards
R-MC - 15 shots, 3 corner kicks, 4 saves, 16 fouls, No Cards

Men's Soccer vs. Guilford

LEXINGTON, Va. -- Senior midfielder Josh Dodds (Marion, Iowa/Linn-Mar) notched a hat trick as Washington and Lee posted a 5-0 win over Guilford in ODAC men's soccer action on Saturday afternoon at Watt Field.

Dodds registered two first-half goals to help the Generals take a 2-0 lead in the opening 21 minutes of the contest. Freshman midfielder James Pymm (Smithtown, N.Y./St. Anthony's) found the back of the net in the 37th minute to give the Generals a 3-0 lead at the half. Dodds then opened the second stanza with his third tally at 59:14 and senior midfielder Travis Short (Rocky Hill, Conn./Rocky Hill) added the final W&L goal with just 2:41 to play.

W&L (3-1-2, 1-0-1) held a 21-7 edge in shots and a 4-3 advantage in corner kicks.

Senior Ted Sheedy (Pittsburgh, Pa./Fox Chapel) played the opening 60 minutes of the contest in goal for the Blue and White and tallied two saves. Freshman Benjamin Bartlett (Towson, Md./McDonogh) spelled Sheedy for the final 30 minutes and made three saves.

Netminder Beau Arceneaux (Rockwall, Texas/Rockwall) tallied eight saves for Guilford (3-6, 1-2).

The Generals return to action on Wednesday when they travel to Randolph-Macon for a 4:00 pm contest.

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Scoring Summary
15:49 - W&L - Josh Dodds (unassisted)
20:34 - W&L - Josh Dodds (unassisted)
36:09 - W&L - James Pymm (unassisted)
59:14 - W&L - Josh Dodds (Whitt Larkin; Tommy Pignatelli)
87:19 - W&L - Travis Short (unassisted)

Goalkeepers
Ted Sheedy (W&L) - 59:14, 0 GA, 2 Saves
Benjamin Bartlett (W&L) - 30:46, 0 GA, 3 Saves
Beau Arceneaux (GC) - 87:19, 5 GA, 8 Saves
Patrick Childs (GC) - 2:41, 0 GA, 0 Saves

Team Stats
W&L - 21 shots, 4 corner kicks, 5 saves, 9 fouls, Yellow card (John Lindsay - 60:58)
GC - 7 shots, 3 corner kicks, 8 saves, 6 fouls, Yellow cards (Brandon Taylor - 31:29; Beau Arceneaux - 87:19)

Men's Soccer at Lynchburg

LYNCHBURG, Va. -- Washington and Lee battled Lynchburg to a 0-0 double-overtime tie in ODAC men's soccer action on Wednesday evening at Shellenberger Field.

The Generals' (2-1-2, 0-0-1 ODAC) best scoring opportunity came about 20 minutes into the second half when a corner from junior midfielder Whitt Larkin (Alexandria, Va./Episcopal) was redirected by junior defender John Lindsay (Cockeysville, Md./Loyola Blakefield), but his shot missed wide.

The Blue and White held a 22-19 advantage in shots and a 3-2 edge in corner kicks.

W&L senior goalkeeper Ted Sheedy (Pittsburgh, Pa./Fox Chapel) played all 110 minutes and stopped six shots. Lynchburg's (5-1-1, 0-0-1 ODAC) Marcus Jordan also made six saves.

The Generals return to action on Saturday when they host Guilford on Saturday afternoon at Watt Field at 3:00 pm.

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Scoring Summary
N/A

Goalkeepers
Ted Sheedy (W&L) - 110:00, 0 GA, 6 Saves
Marcus Jordan (LC) - 110:00, 0 GA, 6 Saves

Team Stats
W&L - 22 shots, 3 offsides, 3 corner kicks, 6 saves, 17 fouls, Yellow cards (Josh Dodds, Whitt Larkin)
LC - 19 shot, 3 offsides, 2 corner kick, 6 saves, 15 fouls, Yellow cards (Jared Melot, Modou Jobarteh, Matthew Dunnum, William Smith)

Men's Soccer vs. Marymount

Senior midfielder Josh Dodds (Marion, Iowa/Linn-Mar) contributed to both of the Generals' scores as the Washington and Lee men's soccer team defeated Marymount, 2-0, on Saturday afternoon at Watt Field.

W&L (2-1-1) got on the board in the 11th minute of the contest when junior midfielder John Lindsay (Cockeysville, Md./Loyola Blakefield) booted the ball into the upper left-hand corner of the net off a dish from Dodds. Dodds then added an insurance goal at 59:04 off a cross from junior midfielder Tommy Pignatelli (Chatham, N.J./Chatham) for the 2-0 final.

Seniors Ted Sheedy (Pittsburgh, Pa./Fox Chapel) and Jim Tartaglia (Richmond, Va./J.R. Tucker) split time in goal, combining for the shutout for W&L. The duo each made three saves. Freshman William Brahmstedt (Falls Church, Va./J.E.B. Stuart) tallied seven saves between the pipes for the Saints (2-4).

The Blue and White held a 25-13 advantage in shots and an 8-2 edge in corner kicks.

The Generals return to action on Wednesday when they open ODAC play at Lynchburg at 7:00 pm.

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Scoring Summary
W&L - John Lindsay (Josh Dodds) - 10:52
W&L - Josh Dodds (unassisted) - 59:04

Goalkeepers
Ted Sheedy (W&L) - 45:00, 0 GA, 3 Saves
Jim Tartaglia (W&L) - 45:00, 0 GA, 3 Saves
William Brahmstedt (MU) - 90:00, 2 GA, 7 Saves

Team Stats W&L - 23 shots, 8 corner kicks, 6 saves, 15 fouls, Yellow cards (Jack Palmer - 69:21; John Lindsay - 73:13)
MU - 17 shots, 6 corner kicks, 6 saves, 6 fouls, Yellow card (Sean McAuliffe - 88:13)

Men's Soccer vs. Buffalo State

BALTIMORE, Md. -- The Washington and Lee men's soccer team played Buffalo State to a scoreless double-overtime tie in the second day of the of the Citrano Medical Labs Kickoff Classic on Sunday afternoon at Homewood Field.

Despite out-shooting the Bengals, 20-9, the Generals were unable to find the back of the net in 110 minutes of play.

Goalkeeper Dan Corti came up big for Buffalo State (2-1-1) as he posted nine saves on the afternoon.

Seniors Ted Sheedy (Pittsburgh, Pa./Fox Chapel) and Jim Tartaglia (Richmond, Va./J.R. Tucker) shared time in goal for W&L. Tartaglia tallied two saves, one in each of the overtime periods.

The Generals (1-1-1) return to action on Saturday when they host Marymount at 1:30 pm at Watt Field.

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Scoring Summary
None

Goalkeeping
Ted Sheedy (W&L) - 45:00, 0 saves, 0 GA
Jim Tartaglia (W&L) - 65:00, 2 saves, 0 GA
Dan Corti (BUF) - 110:00, 9 saves, 0 GA

Team Stats
W&L - 20 shots, 8 corner kicks, 0 saves, 11 fouls, No Cards
BUF - 9 shots, 4 corner kicks, 2 saves, 20 fouls, Yellow Cards (Peter Anthony - 65:31)

Men's Soccer at Johns Hopkins

BALTIMORE, Md. -- The ninth-ranked Johns Hopkins men's soccer team used four first-half goals to defeat Washington and Lee, 4-1, in the first day of the Citrano Medical Labs Kickoff Classic on Saturday evening at Homewood Field.

Johns Hopkins (4-0) took an early 1-0 lead in the 12th minute when Chand Balfour headed a ball past W&L senior goalkeeper Ted Sheedy (Pittsburgh, Pa./Fox Chapel). W&L (1-1) countered with a tally from sophomore midfielder Whitt Larkin (Alexandria, Va. / Episcopal) off an assist from senior forward Jack Palmer (Williamsburg, Va./Jamestown) at 32:28. However, the Blue Jays re-gained the lead less than two and half minutes later off a goal from Akash Naik and then put two more scores on the board in the first stanza as they held on for the 4-1 final.

Naik led JHU with one goal and one assist and Ben McAbee had two helpers. Matt Mierley played the duration in goal for the Blue Jays and made four saves, while Sheedy tallied seven saves for W&L.

The Generals return to action on Sunday when they taken on Buffalo State in the second game of the Citrano Medical Labs Kickoff Classic at 2:00 pm.

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Scoring Summary
JHU - Chand Balfour (Mo Hamzeh, Ben McAbee) - 12:01
W&L - Whitt Larkin (Jack Palmer) - 32:28
JHU - Akash Naik (Evan GIles, Ben McAbee) - 34:50
JHU - Nick Gauna (unassisted) - 36:33
JHU - Scott Bukoski (Akash Naik) - 41:45

Goalkeeping
Matt Mierley (JHU), 90:00, 4 Saves, 1 GA
Ted Sheedy (W&L, 90:00, 7 Saves, 4 GA
Team Stats
W&L - 13 shots, 2 corner kicks, 7 saves, 17 fouls, Yellow Cards (Reed Stevens, Drew Crowley)
JHU - 16 shots, 6 corner kicks, 4 saves, 22 fouls, Yellow Card (Nick Gauna)

Men's Soccer vs. Southern Virginia

LEXINGTON, Va. -- Senior forward Jack Palmer (Williamsburg, Va./Jamestown) netted two goals as the Washington and Lee men's soccer team opened its 2007 campaign with a 5-0 victory over Southern Virginia at Watt Field on Thursday afternoon.

The Generals (1-0) got on the board in the 15th minute of the first half with a score from senior midfielder Josh Dodds (Marion, Iowa/Linn-Mar) and extended their lead to 2-0 when Palmer tallied his first goal of the contest at 17:48. Freshman midfielder James Pymm (Smithtown, N.Y./St. Anthony's) capped off the Blue and White's first-half scoring with a tally in the 41st minute of play to give W&L a 3-0 lead at half.

Palmer found the back of the net again at 70:05 and freshman forward Benjamin Belair (McLean, Va./Langley) registered the final goal of the game with just under two minutes remaining to give W&L the 5-0 victory.

The Generals out-shot the Knights, 31-6, and held a 10-1 advantage in corner kicks.

Seniors Ted Sheedy (Pittsburgh, Pa./Fox Chapel) and Jim Tartaglia (Richmond, Va./J.R. Tucker) split time in goal, combining to make one save for W&L. SVU (1-4) freshman goalkeeper Jason Lowe (Kettering, Ohio/Fairmont) made 11 saves.

The Generals return to action on Saturday when they take on No. 9 Johns Hopkins at 7:00 pm in Baltimore, Md.

GOALS
W&L - Jack Palmer (2), Josh Dodds, Benjamin Belair, James Pymm 
SVU - None

ASSISTS
W&L - None 
SVU - None

GOALKEEPERS
Ted Sheedy (W&L) - 45:00, 0 GA, 0 Saves
Jim Tartaglia (W&L) -  45:00, 0 GA, 1 Save
Jason Lowe (SVU) - 90:00, 5 GA, 11 Saves

TEAM STATS
W&L - 31 shots, 10 corner kicks, 1 saves, No Cards
SVU - 6 shots, 1 corner kicks, 11 saves, Yellow Card - Adam Freeman