HARRISONBURG, Va. – The
Washington and Lee women’s soccer team recorded two goals in
the first half as they went on to defeat Eastern Mennonite, 3-0,
Wednesday afternoon at the EMU Turf Field.
The Generals (9-1, 7-0 ODAC) struck early when sophomore forward Allie Espina (Gaithersburg, Md./Good Counsel) netted an unassisted marker in the 13th minute. Senior midfielder Roz Klann (Denver, Colo./George Washington) would add another marker in the 40th minute off a helper from first-year forward Hannah Sackfield (Louisville, Ky./DuPont Manual) to put the Generals up 2-0 at the half.
Junior midfielder Taylor Garrett (Birmingham, Ala./Mountain Brook) would add the final tally of the game in the 78th minute with a helper from fellow junior midfielder Laura Yungmeyer (Kingsport, Tenn./Dobyns Bennett) to secure the 3-0 win for the Generals.
Sophomore netminder Emily Leary (Cincinnati, Ohio/Kings) played the duration and recorded three saves en route to posting the shutout. EMU (5-6, 2-3 ODAC) goalie Abby Diffenbach also played the entire contest, allowing three goals and recording 10 saves.
The Generals return to the field on Saturday for a homecoming matchup with ODAC rival Lynchburg. Start time is slated for 11:00 am.
W&L – Allie Espina – (unassisted) – 12:48
W&L – Roz Klann – (Hannah Sackfield) – 39:57
W&L – Taylor Garrett – (Laura Yungmeyer) – 77:47
W&L – Emily Leary (90:00) – 0 GA, 3 saves
EMU – Abby Diffenbach (90:00) – 3 GA, 10 save
W&L – 20 shots, 10 corner kicks, 3 saves, 7 fouls, 1 offsides
EMU – 5 shots, 3 corner kicks, 11 saves, 2 fouls
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