LYNCHBURG, Va. – Sophomore forward Bess Ruff (Tupelo, Miss./Tupelo) tallied two goals in the second half as the Washington and Lee women's soccer team concluded regular-season play with a 4-0 victory over Randolph College on Tuesday evening at WildCat Stadium.
Junior forward Anne Masich (Raleigh, N.C./Broughton) recorded the Generals' (9-5-2, 7-3-1 ODAC) first goal of the contest with an unassisted marker in the 22nd minute when she picked up a rebound from a shot by sophomore midfielder Hannah Sackfield (Louisville, Ky./DuPont Manual) that hit the crossbar to give the Generals a 1-0 lead, which they would take into the half.
Junior forward Allie Espina (Gaithersburg, Md./Good Counsel) tallied her second goal of the season in the 64th minute off a cross from senior midfielder Laura Yungmeyer (Kingsport, Tenn./Dobyns Bennett) to give the Generals a 2-0 advantage.
Ruff then recorded both of her goals just five minutes apart in the final minutes of the contest. Her first goal came 77th minute with a helper from junior forward Kat Barnes (Charlotte, N.C./Myers Park), while the second tally was a header off a cross from junior defender Kat Lawson (White Post, Va./Clarke County), which secured the 4-0 victory for W&L.
Senior keeper Taylor Joosten (Chicago, Ill./St. Ignatius College Prep) played all 90:00 for W&L, and did not face a shot. Randolph keeper Victoria Johnson also played the duration, recording 12 saves.
W&L will return to action on Saturday as the No. 5 seed in the ODAC women's soccer tournament. They will travel to face No. 4 seed Bridgewater at noon.
W&L – Anne Masich (unassisted) – 21:17
W&L – Allie Espina (Laura Yungmeyer) – 63:43
W&L – Bess Ruff (Kat Barnes) – 76:52
W&L – Bess Ruff (Kat Lawson) – 81:12
W&L: Taylor Joosten – 90:00, 0 GA, 0 saves
RC: Victoria Johnson – 90:00, 4 GA, 12 saves
W&L: 36 shots, 0 saves, 4 corner kicks, 3 fouls, 1 offsides
RC: 0 shots, 12 saves, 0 corner kicks, 4 fouls, 1 offsides