ROANOKE DOWNS WASHINGTON & LEE, 2-1, IN ODAC WOMEN'S SOCCER TOURNAMENT ACTION
LEXINGTON, VA -- Freshman defender Corri Grant (Signal Mountain, Tenn./G.P.S.) took an assist from freshman forward Leslie Hunt (Baltimore, Md./Towson) and found the back of the net with 6:49 remaining in the game to lift fourth seeded Roanoke College (13-5-1) past number one seed Washington and Lee, 2-1, in ODAC women's soccer tournament action.
Roanoke struck first, when junior forward Katie Slane (Mechanicsburg, Pa./Mechanicsburg) took an assist from junior forward Melissa Stanhewicz (Fairfield, Conn./Fairfield) and slid a shot into the goal with just 3:09 gone-by.
The Generals (11-3) retaliated at the 14:55 mark, when sophomore midfielder Margaret-Hunter Turner (Roanoke, Va./Patrick Henry) scored on a sharply-angled shot that found the upper right hand corner of the goal to tie it up at 1-1. The goal was unassisted.
W&L out-shot the Maroons 6-5 and had three corner kicks as opposed to one for Roanoke.
Sophomore goalkeeper Katie Enright (Dover, Del./Dover) made three saves in goal for Roanoke, while W&L's goalkeeper tandem of junior Stephanie McKnight (Frederick, Md./Frederick) and sophomore Lauren Harris (Cincinnati, Ohio/Indian Hills) each made one save.
Roanoke will face the winner of the Lynchburg-Randolph-Macon game in the finals on October 31 at 1:30 pm, at Washington and Lee's Liberty Hall Fields.
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GENERALS EASE BY E&H, 7-0; AWAIT THE 'NOKE IN ODAC SEMIS
LEXINGTON, VA -- The Washington and Lee women's soccer team advanced to the semifinals of the Old Dominion Atletic Conferece Tournament on Tuesday afternoon with a 7-0 victory over Emory and Henry at Liberty Hall Fields.
The quarterfinal victory was sparked by senior forward Karin Treese (Frederick, Md./ Thomas Johnson) and freshman midfielder Kate Bidwell (Pensacola, Fla./ Escambia), who scored two goals a piece.
Treese and Bidwell both scored in the first half, helping the Generals to a 3-0 lead. They also were both part of a four-goal explosion in the first 14:14 of the second half, giving the Generals a 7-0 lead that they would not relinquish. W&L outshot the Wasps 39-1 in the contest.
The Generals will now host the 1998 ODAC women's soccer tournament which will begin on Friday morning, when the Generals face Roanoke in the semifinal round at 11:30. Roanoke defeated Guilford on Tuesday,2-0. The second game will feature Lynchburg and Randolph-Macon and begin at 2:00 p.m. The championship game will be on Saturday afternoon at 1:30.
W&L CAPTURES ODAC REGULAR SEASON CROWN WITH 2-1 WIN OVER MACON
LEXINGTON, VA -- Washington and Lee's women's soccer team clinched its first Old Dominion Athletic Conference regular season title on Saturday afternoon, when it defeated conference-rival Randolph-Macon at Liberty Hall Fields.
Starting for the first time this season, sophomore Lindsay Williams (Atlanta, Ga./ Phillips Academy) put the Generals on top early, when she scored an unassisted goal 3:50 into the game. The Yellow Jackets tied the game up quickly, when freshman midfielder Ashley Hull (Frederick, Md./ Thomas Jefferson) scored off a corner kick at the 6:02 mark. W&L senior forward Karin Treese (Frederick, Md./ Thomas Johnson) then scored the game-winner at the 60:47 mark in her final regular season game at Liberty Hall Fields.
Sophomore goalkeeper Lauren Harris (Cincinnati, Ohio/ Indian Hill) had eight saves in goal for W&L, all in the second half.
Washington and Lee will now host a first round Old Dominion Athletic Conference game on Tuesday afternoon. The opponent and starting time will be determined on Sunday evening. The Generals will host the tournament semifinals on Friday afternoon and the championship game, next Saturday afternoon.
W&L DROPS TEN-SPOT ON EMORY AND HERNY
Lexington, Va. -- Washington and Lee's women's soccer team outshout Emory and Henry 42-1 en route to a 10-0 conference victory on Thursday afternoon at Liberty Hall Fields.
After a scoreless first 22:17 of the game, the Generals went on a six-goal onslaught in a period of 20:54 to close out the first half. W&L scattered four goals in the second half, as it cruised to the 10-0 victory.
Senior forward Karin Treese (Frederick, Md./ Thomas Johnson) led the way for the Generals by scoring three goals, her third "hat trick" of the season. Junior forward Ginny Jernigan (Orlando, Fla./ Dr. Phillips) scored two goals, as well as sophomore midfielder Courtney Nolan (Princeton, N.J./ Princeton).
The Generals will return to Liberty Fields on Saturday morning at 11:30 to face Randolph-Macon. A General victory would clinch W&L's first Old Dominion Athletic Conference regular season title since 1990. The Generals would then host the final two rounds of the ODAC Tournament on October 30 and 31 at Liberty Hall Fields. Saturday also will be "senior day," in which the program will honor senior tri-captains Elizabeth Richey (Durham, N.C./ Durham Academy), Nicole Johnson (Cream Ridge, N.J./ Notre Dame), and Treese, the program's all-time leading scorer.
GENERALS STYMIE NOTRE DAME IN BALTIMORE, 7-0
BALTIMORE, MD -- Washington and Lee's women's soccer team improved its record to 8-2 and won its second game in a row with a 7-0 rout at the College of Notre Dame on Saturday afternoon.
The Generals got off to a 4-0 lead in the first half with two goals from sophomore midfielder Margaret-Hunter Turner (Roanoke, Va./ Patrick Henry) and one each from senior forward Karin Treese (Frederick, Md./ Thomas Johnson) and junior forward Ginny Jernigan (Orlando, Fla./ Dr. Phillips).
The Generals kept the heat on in the second half with goals from Treese and Jernigan, as well as sophomore forward Lindsay Williams (Atlanta, Ga./ Phillips Academy).
Goalkeepers Lauren Harris (Cincinnati, Ohio/ Indian Hill) and Stephanie McKnight (Frederick, Md./ Frederick) combined for their sixth shutout of the season.
The Generals will continue their quest for the Old Dominion Athletic Conference Championship on Thursday afternoon, when they host Emory & Henry at 4:00.
W&L HANDS LYNCHBURG ITS FIRST ODAC LOSS OF THE SEASON
LYNCHBURG, VA -- Freshman midfielder Kate Bidwell (Pensacola, Fla./Escambia) scored an unassisted goal with 78:58 gone-by to help lift Washington and Lee to a 2-1 victory over Lynchburg College in ODAC women's soccer.
The loss was just the second on the year for Lynchburg (14-2-1) and their first ODAC defeat (7-1) since the 1996 season.
Bidwell opened the scoring for W&L when she received an assist from senior forward Karin Treese (Frederick, Md./Thomas Johnson) and found the back of the net just 7:30 into the game to put the Generals up 1-0. The Hornets then knotted the score at 1-1 wh en sophomore midfielder Kerrie Swarts scored an unassisted goal 15:30 into the contest. The two teams would then play scoreless until Bidwell's game-winner.
Sophomore Lauren Harris (Cincinnati, Ohio/Indian Hill) made five saves in goal for the Generals. Lynchburg outshot W&L (7-2, 6-1) 14-7 and each team was awarded seven corner kicks.
The Generals will be in action again on Saturday, October 17, when they travel to the College of Notre Dame for a 1:00 pm match.
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EMORY 1, W&L 0 OCTOBER 10, 1998
ATLANTA, GA -- Washington and Lee's women's soccer (6-2) team lost their first non-conference game of the season on Saturday afternoon to the hands of Emory University, 1-0 in Atlanta.
Emory's Jill Warm scored the only goal of the game at the 84th minute to give Emory the victory. W&L goalkeepers Lauren Harris and Stephanie McKnight combined for eight saves on the afternoon.
The Generals will look to get back on the winning track on Wednesday afternoon when they play at Lynchburg College. Kick-off will be at 4:00.
ROANOKE 2, W&L 1 OCTOBER 8, 1998
LEXINGTON, VA -- Washington and Lee's women's soccer team suffered its first loss of 1998 on Thursday afternoon to the hands of Roanoke College, by a score of 2-1.
Roanoke took the lead with just 3:43 left in the first half, when junior forward Melissa Stanhewicz (Fairfield, Conn./ Fairfield) scored from 25 yards out to give the Maroons the lead and the Generals their first deficit of the season.
The Generals evened the game up 6:15 into the second half when sophomore midfielder Shana Levine (Hudson, Ohio/ Hudson) scored her fourth goal of the season on a direct kick.
With 19:19 left, Roanoke's senior midfielder Tori Erickson (Greensboro, N.C,) put the Maroons up for good when she scored on a penalty kick.
The win was Roanoke's first victory against W&L in its last three chances.
The Generals will look to get back in the win column on Saturday afternoon, when they travel to Atlanta for a non-conference battle with Emory University. Kick-off will be at 1:00.
W&L 4, GUILFORD 3 OCTOBER 3, 1998
LEXINGTON, VA -- Washington and Lee's women's soccer team was scored upon for the first time all season on Saturday, but manage to hold off ODAC rival Guilford, 4-3 at Liberty Hall Fields to remain undefeated.
Senior forward Karin Treese (Frederick, Md./ Thomas Johnson) put the Generals on the board first 5:56 into the game off of a header.
Thirty-two seconds later, Treese scored again. This time, she scored from 30 yards out to give the Generals a 2-0 lead. Guilford's Ingrid Werge (Fort Collins, Col./ Eleanor Roosevelt) became the first opponent to score on W&L this season when she scored at the 8:12 mark. Amy Evans (New Bern, N.C./ New Bern) of Guilford tied the game at the 35:30 mark. The teams went into halftime tied at two.
W&L Freshman midfielder Kate Bidwell (Pensacola, Fla./ Escambia) scored at the 50:53 mark to regain the lead for the Generals. Sophomore forward Lindsay Williams (Atlanta, Ga./ Phillips Academy) scored her first goal of the season at the 73:57 mark to give the Generals an insurace goal that they needed. Guilford's Alison Schott (Lyons, N.Y./ Lyons) drew the Quakers with 4-3 by scoring on a penalty kick at the 76:23 mark, but the Quakers could get no closer, as the Generals came out victorious, 4-3.
W&L will host arch-rival Roanoke on Thursday afternoon at Liberty Hall Fields. Kick-off is at 4:00.
W&L 1, SWEET BRIAR 0 OCTOBER 1, 1998
SWEET BRIAR, VA -- Washington and Lee recorded their fifth consecutive shutout to begin the 1998 season by defeating Sweet Briar, 1-0 on Thursday afternoon at Sweet Briar.
Sophomore midfielder Shana Levine (Hudson, Ohio/ Hudson) scored the game's only goal at the 24-minute mark off a header. She received assists from sophomore midfielder Liz Olson (Brookfield, Conn.) and freshman midfielder Drew Powers (Atlanta, Ga./ The Lovett School).
The Generals outshot the Vixens by a 36-0 margin. W&L had nine corner kicks while holding Sweet Briar to only one. The five consecutive shutouts to start a season ties a team record that was set in 1990 and again in 1993.
W&L will attempt to break the record on Saturday afternoon, when they host Guilford at Liberty Hall Fields. Kick-off is at 3:00.
W&L 10, GREENSBORO 0 SEPTEMBER 27, 1998
LEXINGTON, VA -- Washington and Lee's women's soccer team improved its record to 4-0 with a 10-0 victory over Greensboro College on Sunday afternoon at Liberty Hall Fields.
Senior forward Karin Treese (Frederick, Md./ Thomas Johnson) recorded her second "hat trick" of the season with three goals and one assist, while freshman forward Lauren Wendell (Cape Elizabeth, Me./ Cape Elizabeth) scored the first two goals of her career. In all, seven different Generals scored goals and three others had assists in the second double-figure scoring game for the Generals this season.
The W&L defense has still not allowed a goal all season and the offense is averaging 7.5 goals per game.
The team will travel to Sweet Briar College on Thursday afternoon to meet the Vixens at 4:30.
Team Goal (Assist) Time
W&L Karin Treese (Nicole Johnson) 2:52
W&L Ginny Jernigan (Karin Treese) 7:25
W&L Karin Treese (Penalty Kick) 9:33
W&L Margaret Hunter-Turner 20:09
W&L Lauren Wendell (Penalty Kick) 43:05
W&L Lauren Wendell 44:50
W&L Sam Garbisch 49:51
W&L Karin Treese 62:30
W&L Amanda McDermott 72:00
W&L Courtney Nolan (Lindsay Williams, Kate Blocher) 85:26
W&L 1, VIRGINIA WESLEYAN 0 SEPTEMBER 19, 1998
NORFOLK, VA -- W&L improved to 3-0 and 3-0 in the ODAC this afternoon with a 3-0 win at Virginia Wesleyan.
Junior forward Ginny Jernigan scored her fifth goal of the season 2:00 into the second half, to give the Generals all the scoring that they needed. Goalkeepers Lauren Harris and Stephanie McKnight combined for their third consecutive shutout.
W&L 14, HOLLINS 0 SEPTEMBER 17, 1998
LEXINGTON, VA -- Washington and Lee's women's soccer team set a school record for most goals scored in a game on Thursday afternoon as they defeated Hollins University, 14-0.
The Generals opened quickly, scoring six goals in the first 18:41 of the game, including three in a span of 1:40. After scoring two goals for the remainder of the first half, the Generals went back to work in the second stanza by scoring six goals in the half's first 14:24.
Junior forward Ginny Jernigan (Orlando, Fla./ Dr. Phillips) tied a Washington and Lee record with four goals in one game. She added two assists, for a total of ten points. Senior forward and all-time leading scorer Karin Treese (Frederick, Md./ Thomas Johnson) added three goals and two assists. Freshman midfielder Kate Bidwell (Pensacola, Fla./ Escambia) notched her first career "hat trick" by scoring the first three goals of her career. In all, eight different Generals scored either a goal or an assist in the game.
The Generals will take their undefeated record to Norfolk, Va. on Saturday afternoon to play Virginia Wesleyan, starting at 2:00.
W&L- Goal: Liz Olson, Assist: Karin Treese; 2:49 1-0
W&L- Goal: Ginny Jernigan; 6:26 2-0
W&L- Goal: Kate Bidwell, Assist: Liz Olson; 9:00 3-0
W&L- Goal: Karin Treese; 17:01 4-0
W&L- Goal: Kate Bidwell, Assist: Nicole Johnson; 17:39 5-0
W&L- Goal: Karin Treese; 18:41 6-0
W&L- Goal: Ginny Jernigan; 28:46 7-0
W&L- Goal: Courtney Nolan; 30:16 8-0
W&L- Goal: Ginny Jernigan, Assist: Karin Treese; 47:19 9-0
W&L- Goal: Ginny Jernigan, Assist: Courtney Nolan; 47:28 10-0
W&L- Goal: Kate Bidwell, Assist: Ginny Jernigan; 52:59 11-0
W&L- Goal: Karin Treeese; 59:06 12-0
W&L- Goal: Lauren Wendell, Assist Ginny Jernigan; 49:51 13-0
W&L- Goal: Drew Powers; 59:24 14-0
W&L 5, RMWC 0 SEPTEMBER 12, 1998
LYNCHBURG, Va. -- Sophomore midfielder Shana Levine (Hudson, Ohio/ Hudson) scored Washington and Lee's first two goals of the season on Saturday afternoon and the Generals never looked back as the cruised to a 5-0 win at Randolph-Macon Woman's College.
Levine's goals gave the Generals a 2-0 lead at half-time. Second half goals were scored by senior forward and the program's all-time leading goal-scorer Karin Treese (Frederick, Md./ Thomas Johnson), sophomore midfielder Courtney Nolan (Princeton, N.J./ Princeton), and sophomore forward Amanda McDermott (The Woodlands, Texas/ Cooper).
The Generals outshot the WildCats 40-1 for the game.
Sophomore Lauren Harris (Cincinnati, Ohio) and junior Stephanie McKnight (Frederick, Md./ Frederick) shared the shutout in goal.
The Generals will open their home season on Thursday afternoon against Hollins, starting at 4:00.