W&L WOMEN'S LACROSSE FALLS TO MARY WASHINGTON, 12-7, IN NCAAS

EWING, N.J. – Washington and Lee senior attacker Leslie Bogart (Wilton, Conn./Wilton) scored three goals and tied the school career scoring record (230 pts.), but it was not enough as Mary Washington defeated the Generals, 12-7, in the NCAA Tournament.

Bogart’s career total tied the mark held by Lisa Dowling since the 1993 season. She ends her career with 94 goals and a school-record 136 assists.

After Bogart opened the scoring with 21:42 remaining in the first half, the Eagles (11-5) ripped off four straight goals for a 4-1 lead with 12:00 remaining in the half. The Generals (15-3) pulled to within 4-3 with 7:10 left in the period, but MWC scored the game’s next five goals to assume a commanding 9-3 lead with 24:23 remaining in claiming the win.

Junior attacker Kelly Taffe (Charlottesville, Va./Albemarle) supplemented Bogart’s effort with two goals and one assist. Junior Joanna Perini (Huntington, N.Y./Huntington) recorded 12 saves in goal.

Mary Washington was paced by Kami McNinch, who scored four goals and assisted on another. Britt Gottlieb added three goals for the Eagles. Robyn Lankford made nine saves in goal.

SCORING:
W&L GOALS: Leslie Bogart (3), Kelly Taffe (2), Katharine Lester (1), Lee Wheeler (1)
W&L ASSISTS: Natalya Hoobchaak (1), Sarah Janowitz (1), Kelly Taffe (1)
MWC GOALS: Kami McNinch (4), Britt Gottlieb (3), Emily Nagel (2), Kate Clute (1), Jessica Goon (1), Kristina Kral (1)
MWC ASSISTS: Kate Clute (4), Melissa Block (1), Erica Larsen (1), Kami McNinch (1), Caitlin O'Leary (1)

GOALTENDING:
Joanna Perini (W&L) 60:00, 12 GA, 12 Saves
Robyn Lankford (MWC) 60:00, 7 GA, 9 Saves

-- GENERALS --


W&L WOMEN'S LACROSSE DOWNED, 16-2, BY LONGWOOD

LEXINGTON, Va. -- The Longwood women's lacrosse team raced out to an 11-2 halftime lead and cruised to a 16-2 win over Washington and Lee on Saturday at the Liberty Hall Fields.

The Lancers (12-1), the top-ranked team in Division II, went up 4-0 at the 7:20 mark behind a pair of goals from sophomore midfielder Emily Bikowski (Fairfax, Va./Bishop O'Connell). W&L cut it to 4-1 on junior midfielder Lee Wheeler's (Baltimore, Md./Bryn Mawr) tally at 10:54, but the Lancers ran off seven straight goals to put the game out of reach.

Longwood, which held advantages in shots (29-12) and groundballs (42-35) and forced the Generals into 30 turnovers, was led by Bikowski's four goals. Junior attacker Kristy Taylor (Lorton, Va./Bishop Ireton) had two goals and three assists, while sophomore attacker Marisa Cohen (Mineral, Va./Fairfax) had three goals and one assist. Junior Stacey Schmidt (Berlin, N.J./Eastern) and freshman Emily Wilson (Owings, Md./Northern) combined to make six stops in the Lancers' goal.

The 10th-ranked Generals (15-2) were paced by Wheeler and junior attacker Kelly Taffe (Charlottesville, Va./Albemarle), who finished with one goal apiece. In net, junior Joanna Perini (Huntington, N.Y./Huntington) made seven saves.

W&L will learn its first-round opponent for next week's Division III NCAA Tournament on Sunday evening.

SCORING:
W&L GOALS: Kelly Taffe (1), Lee Wheeler (1)
W&L ASSISTS: Leslie Bogart (1)
LU GOALS: Emily Bikowski (4), Marisa Cohen (3), Sophie Dress (2), Jen Hilbert (2), Kristy Taylor (2), Tia Richardson (1), Carlee Ullery (1), Kristin Wydra (1)
LU ASSISTS: Kristy Taylor (3), Jen Hilbert (2), Carlee Ullery (2), Marisa Cohen (1), Sophie Dress (1)

GOALTENDING:
Joanna Perini (W&L) 60:00, 16 GA, 7 Saves
Stacey Schmidt (LU) 28:24, 2 GA, 3 Saves
Emily Wilson (LU) 31:36, 0 GA, 3 Saves


W&L WOMEN'S LACROSSE CLAIMS ODAC CHAMPIONSHIP OVER ROANOKE, 11-7

LEXINGTON, Va. -- Tenth-ranked and top-seeded Washington and Lee won its 15th game in a row and claimed the Old Dominion Athletic Conference women's lacrosse championship with an 11-7 win over third-seeded Roanoke on Sunday afternoon at the Liberty Hall Fields.

The victory tied the school record for wins in a season and gives W&L an automatic berth to the NCAA Division III Tournament.

Roanoke (11-6) began the scoring as sophomore attacker Meaghan Cromwell (Alexandria, Va./Mt. Vernon) found the net off an assist by sophomore attacker Steph Calabrese (Darien, Conn./Darien) with 4:24 gone-by. However, the Generals answered with four straight goals over the next 11:43, two by junior attacker Kelly Taffe (Charlottesville, Va./Albemarle), to assume a 4-1 lead in claiming a 6-3 halftime advantage.

The Generals (15-1) then scored the first two goals of the second half, one by freshman attacker Amanda Strickler (Lexington, Va./Rockbridge County) and another by sophomore midfielder Erin Rathbone (Darnestown, Md./Northwest) from junior midfielder Lee Wheeler (Baltimore, Md./Bryn Mawr), for an 8-3 lead in posting the win.

Wheeler and Taffe led W&L with three goals each, while senior attacker Leslie Bogart (Wilton, Conn./Wilton) notched one goal and four assists. Rathbone added a pair of scores and junior netminder Joanna Perini (Huntington, N.Y./Huntington) posted nine saves in goal.

The Maroons were paced by Calabrese and Cromwell's two goals and one assist each. Junior midfielder Carrie Smith (Charlottesville, Va./Monticello) also added a pair of goals. Senior Lisa Humphries (Glasgow, Va./Rockbridge County) made five saves in net.

Washington and Lee will return to action on Saturday as it hosts Longwood for a 12:00 pm contest.

SCORING:
W&L GOALS - Kelly Taffe 3, Lee Wheeler 3, Erin Rathbone 2, Leslie Bogart 1, Kristen Brown 1, Amanda Strickler 1.
W&L ASSISTS - Leslie Bogart 4, Lee Wheeler 1.
RC GOALS - Steph Calabrese 2, Meaghan Cromwell 2, Carrie Smith 2, Laura Esty 1.
RC ASSISTS - Steph Calabrese 1, Meaghan Cromwell 1, Emily Hearn 1.

GOALTENDING:
Joanna Perini (W&L) 60:00, 7 GA, 9 Saves
Lisa Humphries (RC) 60:00, 11 GA, 5 Saves


W&L WOMEN'S LACROSSE REACHES ODAC FINAL WITH 15-8 WIN OVER VWC

LEXINGTON, Va. -- Tenth-ranked and top-seeded Washington and Lee won its 14th straight game with a 15-8 win over fourth-seeded Virginia Wesleyan in the semifinals of the ODAC women's lacrosse tournament on Saturday afternoon at the Liberty Hall Fields.

The Marlins (11-5) took a 1-0 lead just 59 seconds into the game when junior midfielder Anne Marie Nash (Norfolk, Va./Norfolk Academy) scored unassisted. However, the Generals ripped off the next four goals, two by sophomore midfielder Natalya Hoobchaak (Barrington, Ill./Loyola Academy), to assume a 4-1 lead with just over 14 minutes gone by.

Virginia Wesleyan pulled to within 4-3 on a pair of goals by freshman attacker Laura Wallace (Bridgewater, N.J./Bridgewater-Raritan), but the Generals again pulled away, closing the half on a five-goal run for a 9-3 halftime advantage.

Washington and Lee (14-1) was led by junior attacker Kelly Taffe (Charlottesville, Va./Albemarle), who tallied four goals and one assist. Senior attacker Leslie Bogart (Wilton, Conn./Wilton) notched two goals and three assists, while Hoobchaak added three goals. Junior Joanna Perini (Huntington, N.Y./Huntington) posted 13 saves in goal.

The Marlins were paced by Wallace's three goals, while Nash added two goals and two assists. Junior Margie Baker (Chesapeake, Va./Hickory) made nine saves in goal.

The Generals advance to the ODAC Championship game where they will face third-seeded Roanoke. Gametime is set for 2:00 pm on the Liberty Hall Fields.

SCORING:
W&L GOALS - Kelly Taffe 4, Natalya Hoobchaak 3, Leslie Bogart 2, Katharine Lester 2, Lee Wheeler 2, Kristen Brown 1, Erin Rathbone 1.
W&L ASSISTS - Leslie Bogart 3, Kelly Taffe 1, Rachel Wallick 1.
VWC GOALS - Laura Wallace 3, Anne Marie Nash 2, Jess Williams 2.
VWC ASSISTS - Anne Marie Nash 2, Megan Parris 2.

GOALTENDING:
Joanna Perini (W&L) 60:00, 8 GA, 13 Saves, 21 Shots
Margie Baker (VWC) 60:00, 15 GA, 9 Saves, 24 Shots


W&L WOMEN'S LACROSSE CRUISES PAST SWEET BRIAR, 20-3

LEXINGTON, Va. -- The Washington and Lee women's lacrosse team won its school-record 13th straight game, 20-3, over Sweet Briar in the first round of the ODAC Tournament on Wednesday at the Liberty Hall Fields.

The Generals (13-1) and the Vixens traded goals in the first two minutes before W&L ripped off a 14-0 run to close out the half leading 15-1. The Generals then outscored Sweet Briar 5-2 in the second stanza for the final margin.

Washington and Lee held advantages of 38-7 in shots and 47-24 in ground balls while forcing the Vixens into 21 turnovers.

Sophomore midfielder Natalya Hoobchaak (Barrington, Ill./Loyola Academy) was the high point-scorer for the Generals with two goals and three assists. Freshman midfielder Katharine Lester (Wilmington, Del./Friends) notched three goals, while senior attacker Leslie Bogart (Wilton, Conn./Wilton), junior midfielders Kelly Taffe (Charlottesville, Va./Albemarle) and Lee Wheeler (Baltimore, Md./Bryn Mawr), sophomore midfielder Erin Rathbone (Darnestown, Md./Northwest) and freshman midfielder Amanda Strickler (Lexington, Va./Rockbridge County) finished with two goals apiece. Junior netminder Joanna Perini (Huntington, N.Y./Huntington) made one save.

Junior attacker Anne Benham (The Woodlands, Texas/Woodlands), junior midfielder Maria Kitchin (Virginia Beach, Va./Norfolk Academy) and freshman midfielder Kim Kopady (Lake Oswego, Ore.) accounted for the Vixens' (5-9) three goals. Junior Tasha Purcell (McLean, Va./Connelly) turned back 10 saves in net.

W&L will host the ODAC Semifinal on Saturday at 12:30 p.m. against Virginia Wesleyan.

SCORING:
W&L GOALS: Katharine Lester (3), Leslie Bogart (2), Natalya Hoobchaak (2), Erin Rathbone (2), Amanda Strickler (2), Kelly Taffe (2), Lee Wheeler (2), Kristen Brown (1), Laing Humphries (1), Kitt Murphy (1), Maggie Speasmaker (1), Laura Wilson (1)
W&L ASSISTS: Natalya Hoobchaak (3), Leslie Bogart (2), Lee Wheeler (2), Laura Wilson (2), Louisa Feve (1)
SBC GOALS: Anne Benham (1), Maria Kitchin (1), Kim Kopardy (1)
SBC ASSISTS: Anne Marie Nash (1), Laura Wallace (1)

GOALTENDING:
Joanna Perini (W&L) 60:00, 3 GA, 1 Save
Tasha Purcell (SBC) 60:00, 20 GA, 10 Saves


W&L WOMEN'S LACROSSE TOPPLES VIRGINIA WESLEYAN, 14-9

LEXINGTON, Va. -- Senior attacker Leslie Bogart's (Wilton, Conn./Wilton) nine points propelled ninth-ranked Washington and Lee to its school-record-tying 12th consecutive win, 14-9, over Virginia Wesleyan in ODAC women's lacrosse action on Saturday afternoon at the Liberty Hall Fields. The Generals' 12 straight wins equals the standard set by the 1992 squad.

W&L (12-1, 8-0) sped out to a 7-2 lead at the 22:24 mark behind three goals from senior attacker Laura Wilson (Atlanta, Ga./Westminster). However, the Marlins cut their deficit to 7-4 at the half on freshman attacker Laura Wallace's (Bridgewater, N.J./Bridgewater-Raritan) second first-stanza tally.

The Generals started the second half by upping their lead to 8-4, but sophomore attacker Megan Parris' (Sewickley, Pa./Quaker Valley) two goals keyed a 4-0 Marlins run that evened the score with less than 15 minutes to play. Then, after the two teams traded goals making it 9-9, Bogart had two goals and one assist over the final four minutes to help W&L secure the five-goal victory.

Bogart accounted for her nine points on four goals and five assists and junior midfielder Kelly Taffe (Charlottesville, Va./Albemarle) chipped in with four goals and one assist. Junior netminder Joanna Perini (Huntington, N.Y./Huntington) turned back eight shots, while sophomore midfielder Kitt Murphy (Richmond, Va./St. Catherine's) coralled five draw controls and caused five turnovers.

The Marlins were led by Wallace's three goals and one assist. Parris finished with three goals. In goal, junior Margie Baker (Chesapeake, Va./Hickory) registered 14 saves.

W&L will host a first-round ODAC Tournament game on Wednesday at 4:00 pm against either Bridgewater, Hollins or Sweet Briar.

SCORING:
W&L GOALS: Leslie Bogart (4), Kelly Taffe (4), Laura Wilson (3), Kristen Brown (2), Lee Wheeler (1)
W&L ASSISTS: Leslie Bogart (5), Amanda Strickler (1), Kelly Taffe (1), Lee Wheeler (1)
VWC GOALS: Laura Wallace (3), Megan Parris (3), Summer Foster (1), Anne Marie Nash (1), Jess Williams (1)
VWC ASSISTS: Anne Marie Nash (1), Laura Wallace (1)

GOALTENDING:
Joanna Perini (W&L) 60:00, 9 GA, 8 Saves
Margie Baker (VWC) 60:00, 14 GA, 14 Saves


W&L WOMEN’S LACROSSE WINS 11TH STRAIGHT, 14-10, OVER ROANOKE

SALEM, Va. -- Ninth-ranked Washington and Lee raced out to a 10-4 halftime lead and cruised to a 14-10 win over Roanoke in women's lacrosse action on Thursday afternoon in Salem, Va. The win assured W&L of the top seed and the opportunity to host the ODAC Tournament semifinals and final next week.

Leading the Maroons 3-1, W&L (11-1, 7-0) produced a 5-0 spurt midway through the opening period to assume a commanding 8-1 lead. Junior midfielder Lee Wheeler (Baltimore, Md./Bryn Mawr) scored a pair of goals during the run and finished with three goals on the game.

The Generals, who won their 11th straight game, were led by junior midfielder Kelly Taffe's (Charlottesville, Va./Albemarle) three goals and two assists. Senior attacker Leslie Bogart (Wilton, Conn./Wilton) notched four assists, while sophomore midfielder Kristen Brown (Baltimore, Md./Catonsville) added a pair of goals. Junior Joanna Perini (Huntington, N.Y./Huntington) stopped 11 shots in goal.

Roanoke (9-5, 6-2) was paced by sophomore midfielder Emily Hearn's (Kennebunk, Maine/Kennebunk) four-goal, one-assist effort. Sophomore attacker Steph Calabrese (Darien, Conn./Darien) added one goal and three assists. Senior Lisa Humphries (Glasgow, Va./Rockbridge County) made seven stops in net for the Maroons.

Washington and Lee returns to action on Saturday as it hosts Virginia Wesleyan for a 1:00 pm contest. A win over the Marlins would tie the program record for consecutive victories.

SCORING:
W&L GOALS - Kelly Taffe 3, Lee Wheeler 3, Kristen Brown 2, Louisa Feve 1, Natalya Hoobchaak 1, Katharine Lester 1, Kitt Murphy 1, Erin Rathbone 1, Laura Wilson 1.
W&L ASSISTS - Leslie Bogart 4, Kelly Taffe 2, Katharine Lester 1.
RC GOALS - Emily Hearn 4, Carrie Smith 2, Steph Calabrese 1, Meaghan Cromwell 1, Julie VanDerGhinst 1, Beth Wheeler 1.
RC ASSISTS - Steph Calabrese 3, Emily Hearn 1, Beth Wheeler 1.

GOALTENDING:
Joanna Perini (W&L) 60:00, 10 GA, 11 Saves
Lisa Humphries (RC) 60:00, 14 GA, 7 Saves


W&L WOMEN’S LACROSSE TOO MUCH FOR SWEET BRIAR

AMHERST, Va. – Washington and Lee took a 14-0 halftime lead en route to an 18-0 win over Sweet Briar in ODAC women’s lacrosse action on Tuesday in Amherst, Va.

Junior midfielder Lee Wheeler (Baltimore, Md./Bryn Mawr) scored the first of her three goals just 49 seconds into the game to open the scoring for the Generals (10-1, 6-0 ODAC). Seven other W&L players notched goals in the first half, led by freshman midfielder Katharine Lester’s (Wilmington, Del./Friends) team- and game-high four tallies.

For the contest, the Generals held advantages in shots (27-4) and ground balls (39-25), while forcing the Vixens (4-7, 0-6 ODAC) into 27 turnovers.

In addition to her three goals, Wheeler added two assists, while junior midfielder Kelly Taffe (Charlottesville, Va./Albemarle) totaled three goals and one assist. Senior attacker Laura Wilson (Atlanta, Ga./Westminster) had one goal and four assists.

In net, junior Joanna Perini (Huntington, N.Y./Huntington) made three saves to earn her second shutout of the season and the seventh in program history. For Sweet Briar, Christina Tannahill stopped six shots.

The Generals will be in action again on Thursday when they travel to Roanoke for a 4:00 pm contest.

SCORING:
W&L GOALS: Katharine Lester (4), Lee Wheeler (3), Kelly Taffe (3), Kristen Brown (1),
Louisa Feve (1), Natalya Hoobchaak (1), Kitt Murphy (1), Erin Rathbone (1), Annie Rochfort (1), Amanda Strickler (1), Laura Wilson (1)
W&L ASSISTS: Laura Wilson (4), Leslie Bogart (3), Lee Wheeler (2), Kelly Taffe (1)
SBC GOALS: None
SBC ASSISTS: None

GOALTENDING:
Joanna Perini (W&L) 60:00, 0 GA, 3 Saves
Christina Tannahill (SBC) 60:00, 18 GA, 6 Saves


W&L WOMEN'S LACROSSE DOWNS RANDOLPH-MACON, 13-7

LEXINGTON, Va. -- The eighth-ranked Washington and Lee women's lacrosse team jumped out to a 5-1 first-half advantage and defeated No. 20 Randolph-Macon, 13-7, on Sunday at the W&L Turf Field.

Junior midfielder Lee Wheeler (Baltimore, Md./Bryn Mawr) scored the first of her four goals at the 1:18 mark to give the Generals (9-1, 5-0 ODAC) a quick 1-0 edge. Then, after senior midfielder Mandy Dougherty (Lutherville, Md./Garrison Forest) tallied to even the contest at 1-1, W&L scored the next four goals to assume a 5-1 lead.

In the second stanza, goals by junior midfielder Kelly Taffe (Charlottesville, Va./Albemarle) and sophomore midfielder Kitt Murphy (Richmond, Va./St. Catherines) extended the Generals' 8-4 halftime advantage to 10-4. The Yellow Jackets (8-4, 5-1 ODAC), who were outshot 34-15 for the game, were never able to cut their deficit to less than five the rest of the way.

Wheeler's four goals were a team-high, while Taffe added three goals and two assists. Murphy and position- and classmate Natalya Hoobchaak (Barrington, Ill./Loyola Academy) totaled two goals apiece for the Generals, who won their ninth consecutive game.

Dougherty's four goals, two of which were scored off free-position shots, paced the Yellow Jackets. Sophomore attacker Kelly Jaeger (Baltimore, Md./St. Paul's School for Girls) added one goal and two assists.

In goal, W&L junior Joanna Perini (Huntington, N.Y./Huntington) totaled five saves to pick up the win. Her counterpart, junior Ashley Seal (Richmond, Va./Collegiate), registered 15 stops.

The Generals will return to action on Tuesday when they travel to Sweet Briar for a 4:00 pm contest.

SCORING:
W&L GOALS: Lee Wheeler (4), Kelly Taffe (3), Natalya Hoobchaak (2), Kitt Murphy (2), Kristen Brown (1), Erin Rathbone (1)
W&L ASSISTS: Kelly Taffe (2), Leslie Bogart (1), Kristen Brown (1)
R-MC GOALS: Mandy Dougherty (4), Meghan Ayers (1), Kelly Jaeger (1), Liz Lombardo (1)
R-MC ASSISTS: Kelly Jaeger (2)

GOALTENDING:
Joanna Perini (W&L) 60:00, 7 GA, 5 Saves
Ashley Seal (R-MC) 60:00, 13 GA, 15 Saves


W&L WOMEN'S LACROSSE BLANKS BRIDGEWATER, 18-0

LEXINGTON, Va. -- The eighth-ranked Washington and Lee women's lacrosse team held a 45-4 advantage in shots and defeated Bridgewater, 18-0, on Wednesday afternoon on the Liberty Hall Fields.

The Generals (8-1, 4-0 ODAC) jumped out to a 13-0 lead at the half and coasted to their eighth consecutive win. In addition to its advantage in shots, W&L edged the Eagles (1-8, 1-4 ODAC) in ground balls (37-25) and forced them into 25 turnovers.

Senior attacker Leslie Bogart (Wilton, Conn./Wilton) was the game's high scorer, totaling five points on one goal and four assists. Sophomore midfielders Natalya Hoobchaak (Barrington, Ill./Loyola Academy) and Erin Rathbone (Darnestown, Md./Northwest) each added four points. In sum, 13 different Generals scored goals.

W&L junior netminder Joanna Perini (Huntington, N.Y./Huntington) turned back all four Bridgewater shots in recording the shutout.

Sophomores Kristi Martin (Charlottesville, Va./Albemarle) and Wendy Petryszak (Glen Burnie, Md./Valley Academy) each logged 30 minutes in the Eagles' net, combining to make 12 saves.

The Generals will now break for exams. Their next game is on Sun., Apr. 13, when they host Randolph-Macon at 1:30 pm.

SCORING:
W&L GOALS: Erin Rathbone (3), Natalya Hoobchaak (2), Katharine Lester (2), Lee Wheeler (2), Leslie Bogart (1), Louisa Feve (1), Laing Humphries (1), Kitt Murphy (1), Annie Rochfort (1), Kelly Taffe (1), Amanda Strickler (1), Rachel Wallick (1), Laura Wilson (1)
W&L ASSISTS: Leslie Bogart (4), Natalya Hoobchaak (2), Erin Rathbone (1), Annie Rochfort (1), Amanda Strickler (1), Kelly Taffe (1), Lee Wheeler (1)
BC GOALS: None
BC ASSISTS: None

GOALTENDING:
Joanna Perini (W&L) 60:00, 0 GA, 4 Saves
Kristi Martin (BC) 30:00, 13 GA, 7 Saves
Wendy Petryszak (BC) 30:00, 5 GA, 5 Saves


W&L WOMEN'S LACROSSE UPENDS CATHOLIC, 14-8

WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Junior midfielder Kelly Taffe's (Charlottesville, Va./Albemarle) eight-point afternoon led the Washington and Lee women's lacrosse team to its second win in as many days, 14-8, over Catholic on Saturday afternoon in Washington, D.C.

Taffe opened the scoring just 38 seconds into the contest by scoring off a feed from sophomore midfielder Kristen Brown (Baltimore, Md./Catonsville). However, the Cardinals recorded four of the game's next five tallies to take a 4-2 lead at the 9:45 mark.

Catholic's Marisa Schaffer then ended the first-half scoring with 30 seconds left on the clock by recording her third goal, giving the Cardinals a 7-6 lead at the break.

In the second half, the Generals blitzed CUA with eight goals while allowing just one. Junior midfielder Lee Wheeler (Baltimore, Md./Bryn Mawr) started the scoring at 31:09 and freshman midfielder Katharine Lester (Wilmington, Del./Friends) wrapped it up with five seconds remaining.

Taffe's seven goals and one assist paced the Generals (7-1), who won their seventh consecutive game. Lester, senior attacker Leslie Bogart (Wilton, Conn./Wilton) and sophomore midfielder Natalya Hoobchaak (Barrington, Ill./Loyola Academy) each finished with two points apiece.

Schaffer's three goals were a team-high for Catholic. Both Kristen Wisniewski and Ali Jarden totaled two points.

In goal, junior Joanna Perini (Huntington, N.Y./Huntington) recorded 11 saves for the Generals. Counterpart Sarah McGrath finished with seven stops.

W&L will be in action again on Wednesday when it hosts Bridgewater for a 4:00 pm contest.

SCORING:
W&L GOALS: Kelly Taffe (7), Katharine Lester (2), Leslie Bogart (1), Kitt Murphy (1), Rachel Wallick (1), Lee Wheeler (1), Amanda Strickler (1)
W&L ASSISTS: Natalya Hoobchaak (2), Leslie Bogart (1), Kristen Brown (1), Annie Rochfort (1), Kelly Taffe (1)
CUA GOALS: Marissa Schaffer (3), Kristen Wisniewski (2), Ali Jarden (1), Christine Thornton (1), Anna Gateau (1)
CUA ASSISTS: Kate Baranck (1), Ali Jarden (1), Christine Thornton (1), Megan Willett (1)

GOALTENDING:
Joanna Perini (W&L) 60:00, 8 GA, 11 Saves
Sarah McGrath (CUA) 60:00, 14 GA, 7 Saves


W&L WOMEN'S LACROSSE DOWNS GOUCHER, 14-6

BALTIMORE, Md. -- The 10th-ranked Washington and Lee women's lacrosse team won its sixth consecutive game by taking a 14-6 decision over Goucher on a wet field on Friday afternoon in Baltimore, Md.

The Generals (6-1) opened the scoring 2:21 into the game when junior midfielder Lee Wheeler (Baltimore, Md./Bryn Mawr) scored off an assist from senior attacker Leslie Bogart (Wilton, Conn./Wilton). From there, W&L would add eight goals to the Gophers' (2-5) four to go into halftime with a 9-4 lead.

In the second frame, five different Generals recorded goals to provide the final margin.

For the contest, W&L outshot Goucher, 35-24, including an 9-7 edge in free-position shots.

Wheeler, fellow junior midfielder Kelly Taffe (Charlottesville, Va./Albemarle) and sophomore midfielder Erin Rathbone (Darnestown, Md./Northwest) paced the Generals with three goals apiece. Also making multi-point contributions were freshman midfielders Katharine Lester (Wilmington, Del./Friends) and Rachel Wallick (Phoenix, Md./Notre Dame Prep), who had two goals apiece, and Bogart, who notched three assists.

Kate Howell's three-point afternoon (two goals, one assist) was a team-high total for the Gophers.

W&L junior Joanna Perini (Huntington, N.Y./Huntington) logged all 60 minutes in the Generals' net, making 10 saves for the win. Counterpart Laura Webbert turned back 15 W&L shots for Goucher.

The Generals continue their road trip tomorrow afternoon when they play at Catholic in a game scheduled to begin at 1:00 pm.

SCORING:
W&L GOALS: Kelly Taffe (3), Lee Wheeler (3), Erin Rathbone (3), Katharine Lester (2), Rachel Wallick (2), Kitt Murphy (1)
W&L ASSISTS: Leslie Bogart (3)
GC GOALS: Kate Howell (2), Lori Petruzzi (1), Ashley Snyder (1), Ashley Sudbrook (1), Dean Ulman (1)
GC ASSISTS: Elise Chapdelaine (1), Kate Howell (1)

GOALTENDING:
Joanna Perini (W&L) 60:00, 6 GA, 10 Saves
Laura Webbert (GC) 60:00, 14 GA, 15 Saves


W&L WOMEN'S LACROSSE ROLLS OVER LYNCHBURG, 23-7

LYNCHBURG, Va. -- Tenth-ranked Washington and Lee scored the game's first eight goals in the opening nine minutes for a 23-7 win over Lynchburg in ODAC women's lacrosse action on Tuesday afternoon in Lynchburg, Va.

Six different W&L players found the net on multiple occasions, led by junior midfielder Kelly Taffe (Charlottesville, Va./Albemarle), who scored six goals and assisted on two others. Senior attacker Laura Wilson (Atlanta, Ga./Westminster) tallied five goals and three assists, while freshman midfielder Katharine Lester (Wilmington, Del./Friends) notched four goals. Junior midfielder Lee Wheeler (Baltimore, Md./Bryn Mawr) and sophomore midfielder Kitt Murphy (Richmond, Va./St. Catherine's) added two goals and two assists each.

Defensively, W&L (5-1, 3-0) was led by junior goalie Joanna Perini (Huntington, N.Y./Huntington), who tallied eight saves between the pipes.

Lynchburg (4-3, 2-3) was paced by sophomore attacker Ali Ballantyne's four goals. Junior Sarah Kirby made eight saves in goal.

Washington and Lee returns to action on Friday as it travels to Goucher for a 4:30 pm contest.

SCORING:
W&L GOALS - Kelly Taffe 6, Laura Wilson 5, Katharine Lester 4, Lee Wheeler 2, Kitt Murphy 2, Rachel Wallick 2, Leslie Bogart 1, Annie Rochfort 1.
W&L ASSISTS - Leslie Bogart 5, Laura Wilson 3, Kelly Taffe 2, Lee Wheeler 2, Natalya Hoobchaak 1, Kitt Murphy 1, Annie Rochfort 1.
LC GOALS - Ali Ballantyne 4, Emily Bassett 2, Rachel Bauer 1.
LC ASSISTS - Emily Bassett 1, Rachel Bauer 1, Kim Hamblen 1, Linda Jack 1, Abigail O'Neill 1.

GOALTENDING:
Joanna Perini (W&L), 60:00, 7 GA, 8 Saves
Sarah Kirby (LC), 60:00, 23 GA, 8 Saves


W&L WOMEN'S LACROSSE EDGES MARY WASHINGTON, 10-9

LEXINGTON, Va. -- Junior midfieler Kelly Taffe (Charlottesville, Va./Albemarle) scored a game-winning goal to break a 9-9 deadlock with nine seconds remaining to lift thirteenth-ranked Washington and Lee to a 10-9 victory over eighth-ranked Mary Washington in non-conference women's lacrosse action on Saturday in Fredericksburg, Va.

The Eagles (2-2) roared out of the gates to take a 7-2 lead at the halftime break. However, the Generals responded with six unanswered goals at the start of the second half, including four from Taffe, to take an 8-7 lead at the 47:52 mark.

Successive goals from MWC sophomore attacker Britt Gottlieb and senior midfielder Kami McNinch put the Eagles back on top with their final lead of the game, 9-8.

But W&L (4-1) wouldn't go away. Freshman attacker Amanda Strickler (Lexington, Va./Rockbridge County) evened the score at 9-9 with a goal with 26 seconds remaining. Then, after losing the draw control, W&L junior defender Sara Jurkowsky (Annapolis, Md./Annapolis) caused a turnover and helped advance the ball to the Generals' end, where Taffe fired the game-winner.

Taffe led the way for the Generals, recording five goals, all of which came in the second half, and one assist. Senior attacker Leslie Bogart (Wilton, Conn./Wilton) totaled three points on one goal and two assists, while sophomore midfielder Natalya Hoobchaak (Barrington, Ill./Loyola Academy) had two goals and an assist.

Junior attacker Kate Clute had two goals and three assists to pace the Eagles. Gottlieb and sophomore midfielder Erica Larsen each had two goals and one assist.

W&L junior Joanna Perini (Huntington, N.Y./Huntington) logged 60 minutes in the Generals' net, making 22 stops to pick up the win.

The Generals return to action on Tuesday when they travel to Lynchburg for a 4:00 pm contest.

SCORING:
W&L GOALS: Kelly Taffe (5), Natalya Hoobchaak (2), Leslie Bogart (1), Amanda Strickler (1), Lee Wheeler (1)
W&L ASSISTS: Leslie Bogart (2), Natalya Hoobchaak (1), Kelly Taffe (1), Amanda Strickler (1), Rachel
Wallick (1)
MWC GOALS: Kate Clute (2), Britt Gottlieb (2), Erica Larsen (2), Kami McNinch (2), Emily Nagel (1)
MWC ASSISTS: Kate Clute (3), Jessica Goon (1), Britt Gottlieb (1), Erica Larsen (1)

GOALTENDING:
Joanna Perini (W&L), 60:00, 9 GA, 22 Saves
Robyn Lankford (MWC), 60:00, 10 GA, 6 Saves


W&L WOMEN'S LACROSSE DEFEATS HOLLINS, 18-2

LEXINGTON, Va. -- Thirteenth-ranked Washington and Lee blitzed Hollins with 18 first-half goals and coasted to an 18-2 victory in ODAC women's lacrosse action on Wednesday at the Liberty Hall Fields.

The Generals (3-1, 2-0) staked themselves to a quick 10-0 lead at the 7:37 mark and held a 26-4 advantage in shots for the game. All 26 shots of their shots came in the first half.

Freshman midfielder Katharine Lester (Wilmington, Del./Friends) paced W&L with four goals. Senior attacker Leslie Bogart (Wilton, Conn./Wilton) totaled three goals and one assist, while junior midfielder Kelly Taffe (Charlottesville, Va./Albemarle) had three tallies. In total, nine different Generals recorded goals.

Hollins' (1-5, 1-4) goals were notched by freshman defender Sarah Garcia-Gordon (Glenside, Pa./Abington Senior) and senior attacker Hannah Huber (Richmond, Va./Collegiate).

In goal, W&L junior Joanna Perini (Huntington, N.Y./Huntington) made one save to earn the win. Sophomore Amanda Bartkowiak (Oviedo, Fla./Oviedo) turned back four shots for Hollins.

W&L will be in action again on Saturday when it travels to face eighth-ranked Mary Washington. The contest is slated to get underway at 2:00 pm.

SCORING:
W&L GOALS: Katharine Lester (4), Leslie Bogart (3), Kelly Taffe (3), Laing Humphries (2), Amanda Strickler (2), Natalya Hoobchaak (1), Annie Rochfort (1), Kitt Murphy (1), Laura Wilson (1)
W&L ASSISTS: Kristen Brown (2), Margaret Batten (1), Leslie Bogart (1), Natalya Hoobchaak (1), Laing Humphries (1), Kitt Murphy (1), Erin Rathbone (1), Annie Rochfort (1), Amanda Strickler (1), Laura Wilson (1)
HU GOALS: Sarah Garcia-Gordon, Hannah Huber
HU ASSISTS: Amy Fitzwater

GOALTENDING:
Joanna Perini (W&L), 60:00, 2 GA, 1 Save
Amanda Bartkowiak (HU), 60:00, 18 GA, 4 Saves


W&L WOMEN'S LACROSSE DOWNS NAZARETH, 10-7

LEXINGTON, Va. -- Four members of the 13th-ranked Washington and Lee women's lacrosse team scored two goals apiece as the Generals defeated Nazareth, 10-7, on Saturday afternoon at the Liberty Hall Fields.

Sophomore midfielder Kristen Brown's (Baltimore, Md./Catonsville) second goal of the first half gave the Generals (2-1) a 5-1 cushion at the 12:40 mark. However, the Golden Flyers (0-1) used a 3-0 flurry to cut the lead 5-4 at the half.

W&L started the second half with two straight goals, but Nazareth responded with two of its own to make it a 7-6 game at the 46:36 mark. Freshman midfielder Katharine Lester (Wilmington, Del./Friends), sophomore midfielder Kitt Murphy (Richmond, Va./St. Catherines) and junior midfielder Kelly Taffe (Charlottesville, Va./Albemarle) each scored goals over a span of 3:39 to give the Generals a commanding 10-6 advantage with 8:24 to play.

Nazareth junior midfielder Shawna Kabot (Horseheads, N.Y./Horseheads) scored at 53:32 for the final margin.

Pacing the Generals with two goals apiece were Brown, Murphy, Taffe and junior midfielder Lee Wheeler (Baltimore, Md./Bryn Mawr). Senior attacker Leslie Bogart (Wilton, Conn./Wilton) had one goal and three assists.

Kabot's three tallies led the Golden Flyers, while senior defender Jaclyn Lombard (West Henrietta, N.Y./Rush-Henrietta) had one goal and one assist.

In net, W&L junior Joanna Perini (Huntington, N.Y./Huntington) made eight saves. Sophomore Lindsey Burgess (Newark, N.Y./Newark) turned back 10 shots for the Golden Flyers.

W&L will be in action again on Wednesday when it hosts Hollins at 4:30 pm.

SCORING:
W&L GOALS: Kristen Brown (2), Kitt Murphy (2), Kelly Taffe (2), Lee Wheeler (2), Leslie Bogart (1), Katharine Lester (1)
W&L ASSISTS: Leslie Bogart (3), Kelly Taffe (1), Lee Wheeler (1)
NC GOALS: Shawna Kabot (3), Lorra Podsiadlo (1), Jaclyn Lombard (1), Melissa Passno (1), Stephanie Smolos (1)
NC ASSISTS: Jaclyn Lombard (1), Lorra Podsiadlo (1)

GOALTENDING:
Joanna Perini (W&L) 60:00, 7 GA, 8 Saves
Lindsey Burgess (NC) 60:00, 10 GA, 10 Saves


W&L WOMEN'S LACROSSE HANDLES GUILFORD, 20-4

GREENSBORO, N.C. -- Nine members of the 14th-ranked Washington and Lee women's lacrosse team scored goals as the Generals won their ODAC-opener, 20-4, over Guilford on Tuesday in Greensboro, N.C.

W&L, which upped its mark to 1-1 overall, 1-0 in the ODAC, outshot the Quakers 34-6 for the game.

W&L junior midfielder Kelly Taffe (Charlottesville, Va./Albemarle) was the game's high-scorer, tallying eight points on four goals and four assists. Position- and classmate Lee Wheeler (Baltimore, Md./Bryn Mawr) had four goals and two assists, while freshman midfielder Rachel Wallick (Phoenix, Md./Notre Dame Prep) had four goals and one assist. In total, 12 different players recorded at least one point.

Pacing the Quakers were Sarah Routhier (three goals) and Lauren Goodwin (one goal).

In net, W&L juniors Joanna Perini (Huntington, N.Y./Huntington) and Annie Tompkins (Houston, Texas/Kincaid) played 40 and 20 minutes each, combining to make one save. Lauren Kennedy turned back six shots for the Quakers.

W&L returns to action on Saturday when it travels to Goucher for a non-conference tilt scheduled to get underway at 1:00 pm.

-- GENERALS --

SCORING:
W&L GOALS: Kelly Taffe (4), Rachel Wallick (4), Lee Wheeler (4), Leslie Bogart (3), Natalya Hoobchaak (1), Kitt Murphy (1), Erin Rathbone (1), Maggie Speasmaker (1), Amanda Strickler (1)
W&L ASSISTS: Kelly Taffe (4), Natalya Hoobchaak (3), Annie Rochfort (3), Lee Wheeler (2), Leslie Bogart (1), Laing Humphries (1), Rachel Wallick (1), Laura Wilson (1)
GC GOALS: Sarah Routhier (3), Lauren Goodwin (1)
GC ASSISTS: None

GOALTENDING:
Joanna Perini (W&L) 40:00, 3 GA, 1 Save
Annie Tompkins (W&L) 20:00, 1 GA, 0 Saves
Lindsey Kennedy (GC) 60:00, 20 GA, 6 Saves


W&L WOMEN'S LACROSSE DOWNED, 8-4, BY ST. MARY'S

LEXINGTON, Va. -- Junior goalie Jen Chumley (Bel Air, Md./Bel Air) made 15 saves as fifth-ranked St. Mary's defeated 14th-ranked Washington and Lee, 8-4, in non-conference women's lacrosse action on Sunday at the W&L Turf Field.

The Seahawks (2-0) jumped out to a 3-0 lead behind goals from freshman attacker Rebecca Christofferson (Vienna, Va./James Madison), sophomore attacker Karli Libertini (Baltimore, Md./Catonsville) and junior midfielder Stacy Mann (Cockeysville, Md./Dulaney). W&L junior midfielder Kelly Taffe (Charlottesville, Va./Albemarle) put home the Generals' lone first-half goal when she found the back of the net at the 29:06 mark.

Freshman attacker Amanda Strickler's (Lexington, Va./Rockbridge County) goal, sandwiched between two tallies by freshman midfielder Katharine Lester (Wilmington, Del./Friends), evened the game at 4-4 with 17:39 remaining.

However, the Seahawks responded with four unanswered goals for the final margin.

St. Mary's was led by junior attacker Kate Story (Ellicott City, Md./Mt. Hebron), who notched two goals and one assist. Freshman midfielder Carol Schmoeller (Baltimore, Md./Catonsville) had a goal and two helpers while Allyson Sarigianis (Joppa, Md./John Carroll) added a goal and an assist.

Lester's two goals paced the Generals' (0-1) offense as Taffe and Strickler were the only others to find the back of the cage. In goal, junior Joanna Perini (Huntington, N.Y./Huntington) logged all 60 minutes, making nine saves.

For the game, W&L held a 28-20 edge in shots.

W&L is in action again on Tuesday when it travels to Guilford for a 4:00 pm contest.

-- GENERALS --

SCORING:
W&L GOALS: Katharine Lester (2), Amanda Strickler, Kelly Taffe
W&L ASSISTS: None
SMC GOALS: Kate Story (2), Rebecca Christofferson, Karli Libertini, Stacy Mann, Carol Schmoeller, Allyson Sarigianis, Sarah Sloane
SMC ASSISTS: Carol Schmoeller (2), Allyson Sarigianis, Kate Story

GOALTENDING:
Joanna Perini (W&L) 60:00, 8 GA, 9 Saves
Jen Chumley (SMC) 60:00, 4 GA, 15 Saves