LEXINGTON, Va. – The Washington and Lee women's soccer team scored five first-half goals in posting a 6-0 victory over Guilford on Saturday at Watt Field.
The win improves W&L to 5-0-1 overall and 2-0 in the ODAC. The six-game unbeaten streak to start the season is the program's best start since the 2006 team started 16-0-2.
First-year forward Chandler Wickers (Portola Valley, Calif. / Menlo School) started the scoring barrage for the Generals at the 24:02 mark when she scored off an assist from first-year midfielder Kelsey Jervis (Charlotte, N.C. / Myers Park) for a 1-0 lead. First-year midfielder Caroline Hahn (Richmond, Va. / Douglas Freeman) made it 2-0 just 50 seconds later when she found the net unassisted.
The lead bumped to 3-0 in the 28th-minute when senior midfielder Katie Rossi (Wyoming, Del. / Caesar Rodney) fed senior forward KJ Lancaster (Atlanta, Ga. / Atlanta International) who beat Guilford (0-7-1, 0-2) junior goalkeeper Caitlin Young (Raphine, Va./Rockbridge County).
Hahn scored her second goal of the game unassisted in the 33rd-minute and sophomore defender Hollis Tardy (Dallas, Texas / The Hockaday School) capped the first-half scoring with 1:41 left in the half off an assist from senior midfielder Haley Ward (Federal Way, Wash. / Federal Way).
Senior midfielder Holley Beasley (Virginia Beach, Va. / Norfolk Academy) scored the lone goal of the second half in the 59th-minute off an assist from junior midfielder Erin Harvey (Mission Hills, Kan. / Pembroke Hill).
For the game, W&L held a 40-1 advantage on shots and took 10 corner kicks as opposed to just one for the Quakers. Junior goalkeeper Addie Healy (Waterford, Va. / Woodgrove) played all 90 minutes in goal for the Generals without facing a shot on goal for her fourth straight shutout.
Young posted 15 saves while playing all 90 minutes in goal for Guilford.
Washington and Lee returns to action on Wednesday when it hosts Sweet Briar for a 4:30 pm contest.