October 1, 2011

W&L Women's Soccer Tops Sweet Briar, 8-0

SWEET BRIAR, Va. – Seven different Generals registered a goal as the Washington and Lee women's soccer team topped Sweet Briar, 8-0, on Saturday afternoon at Babcock Field.

W&L netted five goals in the opening stanza, including two from first-year midfielder Holley Beasley (Virginia Beach, Va./Norfolk Academy), who scored in the 8th and 22nd minutes. Also registering goals in the first half were first-years Emily Scott (Port Murray, N.J./West Morris Central) and Julia Lancaster (Atlanta, Ga./Atlanta International) and senior Allie Espina (Gaithersburg, Md./Good Counsel).

The Generals added three more goals in the second half en route to the 8-0 shutout, improving to 8-1-1 overall and 4-0-1 in ODAC play.

Leading the Generals were first-years Katie Rossi (Wyoming, Del./Caesar Rodney) and Beasley, who each finished with five points. Rossi had a goal and three assists, while Beasley netted two goals and one assist. As a team, W&L outshot the Vixens, 44-0, while also owning a 7-0 edge in corner kicks.

In goal, senior Emily Leary (Cincinnati, Ohio/Kings) played all 90:00 and did not face a shot. SBC's Seanne Weekes also played the entirety, recording 19 saves.

The Generals return to action on Tuesday, traveling to Hollins for a 4:00 pm contest.  

AGATE
Scoring
W&L – Holley Beasley (Katie Rossi) – 7:59
W&L – Emily Scott (Katie Rossi) – 11:17
W&L – Holley Beasley (Emily Scott) – 21:32
W&L – Julia Lancaster (Holley Beasley) – 30:48
W&L – Allie Espina (unassisted) – 35:22
W&L – Katie Rossi (unassisted) – 56:48
W&L – Lauren Williams (Katie Rossi) – 60:24
W&L – Alex Todd (Hannah Sackfield) – 62:59

Goalkeeping
W&L – Emily Leary; 90:00, 0 GA, 0 saves
SBC – Seanne Weekes; 90:00, 8 GA, 19 saves

Team Stats
W&L – 44 shots, 7 corner kicks, 0 saves, 3 fouls, 6 offsides
SBC – 0 shots, 0 corner kicks, 19 saves, 8 fouls, 0 offsides

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