W&L Women's Basketball Downs Lynchburg, 72-52

W&L Women's Basketball Downs Lynchburg, 72-52

LYNCHBURG, Va. – Junior forward Felice Herman (Fairfield, Pa./Delone Catholic) and sophomore forward Becca Bolton (Pittsboro, N.C./Chatham Central) shot a combined 14-of-21 (.667) from the floor in leading Washington and Lee to a 72-52 victory over Lynchburg College in ODAC women’s basketball action on Friday evening at Turner Gym.

The Generals (3-6, 2-3) took a 6-4 lead on a Bolton layup with 14:05 left in the first half and never trailed again in posting their first win at LC since January of 2007.

W&L upped its advantage to nine points (35-26) at the half and carried a lead of at least eight points throughout the second stanza en route to the 20-point win.

Bolton led the Generals with 17 points and nine rebounds, shooting 7-of-9 from the field. Herman tallied 15 points on 7-of-12 shooting and added seven rebounds and three blocks. First-year guard Rachel Warrick (Herndon, Va./Langley) chipped in 12 points in 19 minutes of action off the bench.

The Hornets (2-9, 1-6) were led by Katie Crump, Danielle Moorad and Caitlin Falls, who scored 10 points apiece. Tamara Snead posted nine points and seven boards for a LC squad that was out-rebounded, 43-34.

Washington and Lee returns to action on Saturday as it hosts Randolph College for a 4:30 pm contest.