W&L Women's Basketball Falls to Randolph-Macon, 70-50

W&L Women's Basketball Falls to Randolph-Macon, 70-50

ASHLAND, Va. – Senior forward Molly Ariail paced three Yellow Jackets in double-figures with 22 points as Randolph-Macon cruised to a 70-50 victory over Washington and Lee in ODAC women’s basketball action on Sunday afternoon at Crenshaw Gymnasium.

R-MC (5-2, 3-1) never trailed in the contest and jumped out to a 10-point lead (31-21) at the break.  The Yellow Jackets stretched their advantage to as many as 25 points (61-36) with 8:26 remaining in claiming their second-straight win over the Generals (2-5, 1-2).

W&L was led by sophomore forward Becca Bolton (Pittsboro, N.C./Chatham Central), who tallied 12 points and seven rebounds.  First-year forward Rachel Warrick (Herndon, Va./Langley) totaled 11 points, while first-year guard Katy Wilson (Chattanooga, Tenn./Baylor) chipped in 10 points.

Ariail notched nine rebounds, four blocks and four steals to go with her game-high point total.  Sophomore guard Maggie Roy posted 17 points and junior guard Jennifer O’Briant added 13 points and five assists for Randolph-Macon.

Washington and Lee returns to action on Tuesday as it hosts Virginia Wesleyan for a 7:00 pm contest.