W&L Women's Soccer Flies Past Randolph-Macon, 3-0
LEXINGTON, Va. – Three different Washington and Lee women's soccer players registered a goal as the Generals topped Randolph-Macon, 3-0, on Saturday afternoon at Watt Field.
On senior day, senior defender Heather Deisher (Gape Girardeau, Mo./Cape Central) started the Generals' scoring in the 19th minute, registering her first goal of the season after heading a corner kick from junior midfielder Ainsley Daigle (Lafayette, La./Episcopal School of Acadiana) to put W&L up, 1-0.
The Generals pushed the lead to 2-0 in the 38th minute, as first-year midfielder Emily Scott (Port Murray, N.J./West Morris Central) collected a cross from classmate Madeline Forrestel (Gainesville, Fla./Gainesville), dribbling the ball past Randoph-Macon first-year keeper Sam Hobe (Williamsburg, Va./Warhill) and sending it into the net. W&L took the 2-0 advantage into the break after outshooting the Yellow Jackets (7-5-1, 5-3 ODAC) 13-0 and owning an 8-1 edge in corner kicks over the opening 45 minutes.
First-year forward Julia Lancaster (Atlanta, Ga./Atlanta International)registered the final W&L goal of the contest in the 81st minute, securing the final 3-0 margin and improving the Generals to 10-2-2 overall and 6-1-2 in the ODAC.
For the contest, the Generals outshot the Yellow Jackets, 23-1 and also held an 11-1 edge in corner kicks.
In net, senior Emily Leary (Cincinnati, Ohio/Kings) played all 90:00 en route to recording her 34th career shutout, tying her with Kiki Moreo '09 for the all-time career shutout lead at W&L. Hobe and classmate Charlotte Horne (Fredericksburg, Va./James Monroe) split time in net, combining for five saves.
The Generals return to action tomorrow, hosting Denison University in non-conference action at 1:00 pm.
W&L – Heather Deisher (Ainsley Daigle) – 18:44
W&L – Emily Scott (Madeline Forrestel) – 37:40
W&L – Julia Lancaster (unassisted) – 80:38
W&L – Emily Leary; 90:00, 0 GA, 0 saves
R-MC – Sam Hobe; 45:00, 2 GA, 2 saves
R-MC – Charlotte Horne; 45:00, 1 GA, 3 saves
W&L – 23 shots, 11 corner kicks, 0 saves, 10 fouls, 2 offsides
R-MC – 1 shot, 1 corner kick, 5 saves, 4 fouls