W&L Women's Soccer Defeats Virginia Wesleyan, 4-1

W&L Women's Soccer Defeats Virginia Wesleyan, 4-1

LEXINGTON, Va. – First-year midfielder Ainsley Daigle recorded three goals to lead the Washington and Lee women’s soccer team over Virginia Wesleyan 4-1 on Saturday afternoon at Watt Field.

Daigle (Lafayette, La./Episcopal School of Acadiana) recorded two of her goals in the first half, netting her first goal in the 28th minute and following that with another goal in the 37th minute. She would find the net again in the second half, notching her third goal of the match and fourth of the season in the 64th minute. Senior midfielder Maggie Sutherland (Pittsburgh, Pa./Sewickley Academy) recorded the fourth goal of the match for the Generals (4-0) in the 83rd minute after picking up a deflection from her own penalty kick.

Sophomore back Kim McKinney recorded the lone goal for the Marlins (4-3) in the 53rd minute.

Sophomore goalie Emily Leary (Cincinnati, Ohio/Kings) played all 90 minutes in net for the Generals, allowing one goal and recording one save. Senior netminder Allison Lennox (Springfield, Va./Robert E. Lee) also played the duration, allowing four goals while recording five saves.

The Generals return to action on Tuesday as they travel to Hollins for a 4:30 pm match.

Scoring Summary

W&L – Ainsley Daigle – (unassisted) – 27:25
W&L – Ainsley Daigle – (unassisted) – 36:45
VWC – Kim McKinney – (unassisted) – 52:42
W&L – Ainsley Daigle – (unassisted) – 63:47
W&L – Maggie Sutherland – (unassisted) – (82:34)

VWC – Allison Lennox – 90:00, 4 GA, 5 saves
W&L – Emily Leary – 90:00, 1 GA, 1 save

Team Stats
VWC – 9 shots, 4 corner kicks, 5 saves, 17 fouls, 3 yellow cards (Blaze Byrd – 67:38, Shannon Scott – 83:00, Stacy Zeiler – 83:00), 1 red card (Meaghan DiBiasse – 82:23)
W&L – 12 shots, 1 corner kick, 1 save, 8 foul