September 17, 2011

Women's Soccer Opens ODAC Season with 0-0 Draw vs. Guilford

GREENSBORO, N. C. – The Washington and Lee women's soccer team outshot Guilford, 21-6, but was unable to capitalize as it played to a 0-0 draw on Saturday afternoon at the Armfield Athletic Center.

Despite outshooting the Quakers (5-2-1, 0-0-1 ODAC) 18-5 in regulation, including 13-3 on goal, the Generals (2-1-1, 0-0-1 ODAC) couldn't find the back of the net, sending the match into extra minutes.

W&L continued to attack over both overtimes, but its attempts fell short as it opened its ODAC campaign with the 0-0 draw.

First-year midfielder Katherine Rush (Cornelius, N.C./Providence Day) led W&L with six shots, while junior midfielder Ainsley Daigle (Lafayette, La./Episcopal School of Acadiana) and first-year midfielder Holley Beasley (Virginia Beach, Va./Norfolk Academy) added three shots apiece.

Midfielder Jaclyn Nucci recorded three shots during the contest to lead the Quakers.

For the game, W&L outshot GC, 21-6, and also owned a 10-1 edge in corner kicks.

In net, senior Emily Leary (Cincinnati, Ohio/Kings) played all 110:00, recording three saves. GC keeper Amy Baker also played the duration, stopping 15 shots.

W&L returns to action on Sunday, as they travel to Greensboro College for a 4:00 pm contest.

AGATE
Scoring
N/A

Goalkeeping
W&L - Emily Leary; 110:00, 0 GA, 3 saves
GC - Amy Baker; 110:00, 0 GA, 13 saves

Team Stats
W&L - 21 shots, 10 corner kicks, 3 saves, 13 fouls, 4 offsides
GC - 6 shots, 1 corner kick, 15 saves, 9 fouls, 1 offsides

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