November 2, 2011

W&L Women's Soccer Drops 1-0 Decision to Lynchburg

LYNCHBURG, Va. – Sophomore forward Angela Bosco scored off an assist from junior midfielder Shelley Hoath in the 21st minute to lead top-seeded Lynchburg College to a 1-0 win over fifth-seeded Washington and Lee in the semifinals of the ODAC women's soccer tournament on Wednesday evening at Shellenberger Field.

The Hornets held a 20-5 advantage in shots and an 8-3 edge in corner kicks in improving to 18-2-1 on the season.  Senior goalkeeper Jackie Bader posted one save in 90 minutes to preserve the Hornets' 15th shutout of the season.  

Senior Emily Leary (Cincinnati, Ohio/King's) played the duration in goal and stopped four shots for the Generals, who fell to 13-4-2 on the season.

Washington and Lee will now wait to see if it receives an at-large bid to the NCAA Tournament.  Lynchburg moves on to Saturday's ODAC finals, where it will meet second-seeded Virginia Wesleyan for the league title.

-- GENERALS --

AGATE
Scoring
LC – Angela Bosco (Shelley Hoath); 20:27

Goalkeeping
W&L – Emily Leary; 90:00, 1 GA, 4 saves
LC – Jackie Bader; 90:00, 0 GA, 1 save

Team Stats
W&L – 5 shots, 3 corner kicks, 4 saves, 16 fouls
LC – 20 shots, 8 corner kicks, 1 save, 13 fouls