W&L WOMEN'S SOCCER FALLS TO LYNCHBURG, 1-0

LYNCHBURG, Va. -- The third-seeded Washington and Lee women's soccer team lost 1-0 to top-seeded Lynchburg College in the ODAC Tournament Championship Game on Sunday afternoon in Lynchburg, Va.

The Hornets (20-1-1) scored the only goal of the game 57 seconds into the second half when Lauren Askey received a pass from Kimberleigh Vaughan and fired her shot into the back of the Generals' net.

Washington and Lee senior goalkeeper Emily Barker (Clifton, Va./Mount Vernon) made two saves while Erin Johnson stopped four shots for Lynchburg.

The Hornets outshot the Generals, 12-5, and held a 3-2 edge in corner kicks.

Senior defender Kelley Zagol (Berwyn, Pa./Conestoga), junior defender Heather Rogers (Atlanta, Ga./Lovett School), and freshman defender Haley Bunting (Bellaire, Texas/St. John's) were all named to the all-tournament team.

Washington and Lee finishes the season with a 12-4-3 record and an 8-2-1 mark in the ODAC.

-- GENERALS --

GOALS
W&L - none
LC - Lauren Askey

ASSISTS
W&L - none
LC - Kimberleigh Vaughan

GOALKEEPERS
Emily Barker (W&L) 90:00, 1 GA, 2 saves
Erin Johnson (LC) 90:00, 0 GA, 4 saves

TEAM STATS
W&L - 5 shots, 2 corner kicks, 2 saves, 13 fouls, 0 cards
LC - 12 shots, 3 corner kicks, 4 saves, 22 fouls, 0 cards


W&L WOMEN'S SOCCER SHUTS OUT VIRGINIA WESLEYAN, 1-0

LYNCHBURG, Va. -- Freshman forward Shana Oltmans (Albuquerque, N.M./Valley) scored at the 11:32 mark to give the third-seeded Washington and Lee women's soccer team a 1-0 victory over second-seeded Virginia Wesleyan in an ODAC Tournament semifinal game on Saturday afternoon at Lynchburg College.

Oltmans scored after she took a pass from junior midfielder Gina Von Sternberg (Houston, Texas/Episcopal) and put her shot past Virginia Wesleyan goalkeeper Laura Wiederwax.

Washington and Lee (12-3-3) senior goalkeeper Emily Barker (Clifton, Va./Mount Vernon) made five saves to secure the shutout while Wiederwax stopped three shots for the Marlins (15-3-2).

Virginia Wesleyan outshot the Generals, 11-9, and held a 3-1 edge in corner kicks.

Washington and Lee will be gunning for its third consecutive ODAC Championship when it plays top-seeded Lynchburg in the ODAC Tournament Championship Game on Sunday at Lynchburg. The game starts at 1:30 pm.

-- GENERALS --

GOALS
W&L - Shana Oltmans
VWC - none

ASSISTS
W&L - Gina Von Sternberg
VWC - none

GOALKEEPERS
Emily Barker (W&L) 90:00, 0 GA, 5 saves
Laura Wiederwax (VWC) 90:00, 1 GA, 3 saves

TEAM STATS
W&L - 9 shots, 1 corner kick, 5 saves, 7 fouls, 0 cards
VWC - 11 shots, 3 corner kicks, 3 saves, 12 fouls, 0 cards


W&L WOMEN'S SOCCER DOWNS ROANOKE, 1-0

LEXINGTON, Va. -- The Washington and Lee women's soccer team advanced to the semifinals of the ODAC Tournament with a 1-0 victory over Roanoke on Saturday afternoon at Watt Field.

The Generals (11-3-3) broke a scoreless tie when junior midfielder Kerry Giblin (Ho-Ho-Kus, N.J./Northern Highlands Regional) took a pass from junior midfielder Gina Von Sternberg (Houston, Texas/Episcopal) and sent a bouncing shot home from 18-yards out.

The W&L defense, led by senior goalie Emily Barker (Clifton, Va./Mount Vernon), then held the rest of the way for the Generals' ninth shutout of the season. Barker stopped one of the Maroons' four shots for the game.

Junior Emma Jones (Cary, N.C./Athens Drive) posted seven saves in goal for the Maroons (11-9).

Washington and Lee returns to action on Friday as it faces the winner of the Virginia Wesleyan-RMWC game. The contest will be played at Lynchburg College at a time to be determined.

-- GENERALS --

GOALS
W&L - Kerry Giblin
RC - none

ASSISTS
W&L - Gina Von Sternberg
RC - none

GOALKEEPERS
Emily Barker (W&L) 90:00, 0 GA, 1 save
Emma Jones (RC) 90:00, 1 GA, 7 saves

TEAM STATS
W&L - 16 shots, 6 corner kicks, 1 save, 10 fouls, 0 cards
RC - 4 shots, 0 corner kicks, 7 saves, 10 fouls, 0 cards


W&L WOMEN'S SOCCER SHUTS OUT EASTERN MENNONITE, 5-0

LEXINGTON, Va. -- Sophomore forward Anne Wiltshire (Richmond, Va./Collegiate) recorded her second hat trick of the season to help lead the Washington and Lee women's soccer team to a 5-0 victory over Eastern Mennonite on Wednesday afternoon at Watt Field.

Wiltshire opened up the scoring on an unassisted goal with 11:17 gone-by. Less then five minutes later, Wiltshire gave the Generals (10-3-3, 8-2-1) a 2-0 lead when she headed the ball into the Royals' net, off a pass from sophomore midfielder Blair Haws (Fort Worth, Texas/Trinity Valley). W&L went into halftime with a 2-0 advantage.

Wiltshire scored her third goal on a penalty kick just 2:21 into the second stanza. Senior defender Kelley Zagol (Berwyn, Pa./Conestoga) gave W&L a 4-0 lead on an unassisted goal at 60:46. Freshman midfielder Mary Clair Turner (Lexington, Ky./Sayre School) closed out the scoring on a goal at 72:26. Zagol and freshman forward Martha Caulkins (Lynchburg, Va./E.C. Glass) notched the assists.

Senior goalkeeper Emily Barker (Clifton, Va./Mount Vernon) and freshman netminder Emily Binns (Midlothian, Va./Midlothian) combined to make one save for W&L. Sophomore Joy Shaiebly (Lancaster, Pa./Lancaster Mennonite) stopped 15 shots for the Royals (6-10-1, 4-6-1).

Washington and Lee earned the number three seed and will host sixth-seeded Roanoke in the quarterfinals of the ODAC Tournament on Saturday. The time of the game is still to be determined.

-- GENERALS --

GOALS
W&L - Anne Wiltshire (3), Kelly Zagol, Mary Clair Turner
EMU - none

ASSISTS
W&L - Blair Haws, Martha Caulkins, Kelley Zagol
EMU - none

GOALKEEPERS
Emily Barker (W&L) 70:14, 0 GA, 1 save
Emily Binns (W&L) 19:46, 0 GA, 0 saves
Joy Shaiebly (EMU) 90:00, 5 GA, 15 saves

TEAM STATS
W&L - 32 shots, 8 corner kicks, 1 save, 7 fouls, 0 cards
EMU - 2 shots, 0 corner kicks, 15 saves, 3 fouls, 0 cards


W&L WOMEN'S SOCCER FALLS TO LYNCHBURG, 1-0

LYNCHBURG, Va. -- Sophomore Catherine Adams scored at the 79:04 mark to lift Lynchburg to a 1-0 win over Washington and Lee in women's soccer action on Wednesday afternoon in Lynchburg, Va.

With the win, the Hornets improved to 14-1-1 overall and remained perfect in the ODAC at 8-0-0. Washington and Lee fell to 9-3-3 overall and 7-2-1 in the ODAC.

Generals' senior goalkeeper Emily Barker (Clifton, Va./Mount Vernon) made three saves while senior Erin Johnson stopped four shots for the Hornets.

Lynchburg outshot W&L, 10-8, and had a 6-0 advantage in corner kicks.

Washington and Lee closes out its regular season next Wednesday when it hosts Eastern Mennonite at 4:00 pm.

-- GENERALS --

GOALS
W&L - none
LC - Catherine Adams

ASSISTS
W&L - none
LC - none

GOALKEEPERS
Emily Barker (W&L) 90:00, 1 GA, 3 saves
Erin Johnson (LC) 90:00, 0 GA, 4 saves

TEAM STATS
W&L - 8 shots, 0 corner kicks, 3 saves, 11 fouls, 0 cards
LC - 10 shots, 6 corner kicks, 4 saves, 16 fouls, Yellow Card - Christina DiLiddo


W&L WOMEN'S SOCCER FALLS TO NO. 2 TRINITY, 3-0

LEXINGTON, Va. -- Junior midfielder Claire Walker (Los Alamos, N.M./Los Alamos) had a goal and an assist to help lead No. 2 Trinity (Texas) University to a 3-0 win over Washington and Lee in women's soccer action on Saturday afternoon at Watt Field.

The Tigers (11-0) took a 1-0 lead at the 15:56 mark when Walker scored off a pass from senior forward Alexia Donohue (Austin, Texas/Bowie). They extended their lead to 2-0 on a goal by senior midfielder Carly Shade (Westminster, Colo./Northglenn) at 27:50, which was assisted by sophomore midfielder Kate Semmler (Houston, Texas/Lamar).

The Generals (9-2-3) were held without a shot in the first half and went into halftime trailing 2-0.

Trinity ended the scoring with just over 17 minutes remaining in the second half when Walker fed senior midfielder Heather Foote (Albuquerque, N.M./Albuquerque Academy) off a corner kick, who put the shot in the back of the Generals' net.

W&L senior goalkeeper Emily Barker (Clifton, Va./Mount Vernon) made five saves while junior Stephanie Bull (Albuquerque, N.M./La Cueva) stopped one shot for the Tigers.

Trinity held a 16-1 advantage in both shots and corner kicks.

Washington and Lee returns to the field on Wednesday at Lynchburg. The game starts at 4:00 pm.

-- GENERALS --

GOALS
W&L - none
Trinity - Claire Walker, Carly Shade, Heather Foote

ASSISTS
W&L - none
Trinity - Alexia Donohue, Kate Semmler, Claire Walker

GOALKEEPERS
Emily Barker (W&L) 90:00, 3 GA, 5 saves
Stephanie Bull (Trinity) 90:00, 0 GA, 1 save

TEAM STATS
W&L - 1 shot, 1 corner kick, 5 saves, 5 fouls, 0 cards
Trinity - 16 shots, 16 corner kicks, 1 save, 8 fouls, 0 cards


W&L WOMEN'S SOCCER DEFEATS SWEET BRIAR, 3-1

SWEET BRIAR, Va. -- Senior defender Kelley Zagol (Berwyn, Pa./Conestoga) scored two goals to help lead the Washington and Lee women's soccer team to a 3-1 win over Sweet Briar on Tuesday afternoon in Sweet Briar, Va.

The Vixens (3-9, 2-6) took a 1-0 lead just 1:09 into the game when Kyli Izzi scored off a pass from Whitney Shaffer. Zagol tied the game at 1-1 at the 21:31 mark when she received a pass from sophomore forward Anne Wiltshire (Richmond, Va./Collegiate) and buried the shot into the back of Sweet Briar's net.

Wiltshire gave the Generals (9-1-3, 7-1-1) a 2-1 lead when she scored with two and a half minutes remaining in the first half. Freshman defender Haley Bunting (Bellaire, Texas/St. John's) notched the assist. W&L went into halftime with its 2-1 lead.

Zagol ended the scoring just under nine minutes into the second half with her second goal of the game. Wiltshire recorded her second assist on the goal.

W&L senior goalkeeper Emily Barker (Clifton, Va./Mount Vernon) played all 90:00 to earn her eighth victory of the season. Abby Brown made eight saves for the Vixens.

The Generals outshot Sweet Briar, 21-1, and had a 6-0 edge in corner kicks.

Washington and Lee returns to action on Saturday when it hosts No. 2 Trinity (Texas) University. The game is slated to begin at 11:00 am.

-- GENERALS --

GOALS
W&L - Kelley Zagol (2), Anne Wiltshire
SBC - Kyli Izzi

ASSISTS
W&L - Anne Wiltshire (2), Haley Bunting
SBC - Whitney Shaffer

GOALKEEPERS
Emily Barker (W&L) 90:00, 1 GA, 0 saves
Abby Brown (SBC) 90:00, 3 GA, 8 saves

TEAM STATS
W&L - 21 shots, 6 corner kicks, 0 saves, 2 fouls, 0 cards
SBC - 1 shot, 0 corner kicks, 8 saves, 1 foul, 0 cards


W&L WOMEN'S SOCCER DEFEATS ROANOKE, 2-1, IN DOUBLE OVERTIME

LEXINGTON, Va. -- Sophomore forward Sarah Helms (Charlotte, N.C./Myers Park) scored 4:49 into the second overtime period to lift the Washington and Lee women's soccer team to a 2-1 victory over Roanoke College on Saturday afternoon at Watt Field.

In a very physical and defensive first half in which the two teams were called for 23 fouls, the Generals (8-1-3, 6-1-1) got on the scoreboard first at the 38:35 mark on a penalty kick by sophomore forward Anne Wiltshire (Richmond, Va./Collegiate). Wiltshire took the penalty kick after freshman forward Martha Caulkins (Lynchburg, Va./E.C. Glass) dribbled down the left side of the field and into the 18-yard box where she was pulled down by a Roanoke defender.

Roanoke (7-5, 3-3) tied the score at 1-1 just over four minutes later when senior forward Jill Hoffmeister (Norfolk, Mass./The Rivers School) passed to senior midfielder Emily Ocheltree (Richmond, Va./Douglas Freeman), who put her shot into the back of the Generals' net. The game went into halftime tied at 1-1.

Both teams had a number of scoring chances throughout the second half and first overtime but it was the Generals who were able to net the game-winner in the second overtime. Following a corner kick, Helms fired a shot into the chest of Roanoke junior goalkeeper Emma Jones (Cary, N.C./Athens Drive). Jones made the save but the ball caromed back out to Helms, who buried her second shot into the back of the Maroons' goal.

Jones finished with 10 saves while W&L senior goalkeeper Emily Barker (Clifton, Va./Mount Vernon) stopped seven shots.

The Generals outshot Roanoke, 19-14, and held a 14-2 advantage in corner kicks.

Washington and Lee returns to the field on Tuesday at Sweet Briar. The game is slated to begin at 4:30 pm.

-- GENERALS --

GOALS
W&L - Anne Wiltshire, Sarah Helms
RC - Emily Ocheltree

ASSISTS
W&L - None
RC - Jill Hoffmeister

GOALKEEPERS
Emily Barker (W&L) 104:49, 1 GA, 7 saves
Emma Jones (GC) 104:49, 2 GA, 10 saves

TEAM STATS
W&L - 19 shots, 14 corner kicks, 7 saves, 19 fouls, 2 Yellow Cards (Shana Oltmans, Maggie Megear)
RC - 14 shots, 2 corner kicks, 10 saves, 22 fouls, 0 cards


W&L WOMEN'S SOCCER TIES GUILFORD, 2-2

LEXINGTON, Va. -- Guilford College scored two goals in a span of 2:01 late in the second half to force a 2-2 tie with Washington and Lee in ODAC women's soccer action on Tuesday afternoon at Watt Field.

The Generals (7-1-3, 5-1-1) jumped out to a 1-0 lead with 32:12 gone-by as freshman forward Shana Oltmans (Albuquerque, N.M./Valley) found the net unassisted. The lead pushed to 2-0 at the 67:16 mark when sophomore forward Anne Wiltshire (Richmond, Va./Collegiate) scored off a save and rebound.

The Quakers (3-7-2, 2-2-2) were held in check until junior forward Trina Scurka (Mt. Gilead, N.C./Cary) scored on an open goal following a save by W&L senior goalkeeper Emily Barker (Clifton, Va./Mount Vernon) at the 79:02 mark. Guilford then knotted the score when sophomore forward Jennah Carter (Orlando, Fla./Oviedo) corralled another rebounded shot and fired a shot home at the 80:59 mark.

W&L had scoring chances near the end of regulation and overtime, but could not beat GC sophomore goalkeeper Veronica Zych (Champaign, Ill./University Lab School) who made several saves in the final minutes of regulation and both overtimes to preserve the tie. She posted 12 saves for the game.

Barker notched four saves in goal for the Generals, who held a 26-9 advantage in shots and an 11-1 edge in corner kicks.

Washington and Lee returns to action on Saturday when it hosts Roanoke for a 12:00 pm contest.

-- GENERALS --

GOALS
W&L - Shana Oltmans, Anne Wiltshire
GC - Trina Scurka, Jennah Carter

ASSISTS
W&L - None
GC - Micki Boulineau, Trina Scurka

GOALKEEPERS
Emily Barker (W&L) 110:00, 2 GA, 4 saves
Veronica Zych (GC) 110:00, 2 GA, 12 saves

TEAM STATS
W&L - 26 shots, 11 corner kicks, 4 saves, 11 fouls, 1 Yellow Card (Gina Von Sternberg)
GC - 9 shots, 1 corner kick, 12 saves, 7 fouls, 0 cards


W&L WOMEN'S SOCCER DEFEATS EMORY & HENRY, 8-0

LEXINGTON, Va. -- Sophomore forward Anne Wiltshire (Richmond, Va./Collegiate) recorded a hat trick and added an assist to help the Washington and Lee women's soccer team to an 8-0 victory over ODAC-foe Emory & Henry on Saturday afternoon at Watt Field.

The Generals (7-1-2, 5-1) took a 1-0 lead just 5:43 into the game on an unassisted goal by freshman forward Shana Oltmans (Albuquerque, N.M./Valley). Oltmans made it 2-0 when she scored of a pass from Wiltshire at 13:57. W&L went into the locker room at the half with the 2-0 lead.

Wiltshire notched the first three goals for W&L in the second half, starting at the 54:04 mark off a feed from sophomore forward Sarah Helms (Charlotte, N.C./Myers Park). Wiltshire gave the Generals a 4-0 advantage with her second goal at 73:56. W&L would go onto score three more goals over the next three and a half minutes.

Emory & Henry (3-6-1, 1-2) was outshot, 33-0, and had a 15-0 disadvantage in corner kicks. It was the second time this season that W&L has held an opponent without a shot.

Freshman goalkeeper Meredith Ledford (Chattanooga, Tenn./Chattanooga Christian) made 12 saves for the Wasps. W&L senior goalkeeper Emily Barker (Clifton, Va./Mount Vernon) played all 90:00 to pick up her sixth win of the season.

Washington and Lee returns to the field on Tuesday when it hosts Guilford. The game is slated to begin at 4:00 pm.

-- GENERALS --

GOALS
W&L - Anne Wiltshire (3), Shana Oltmans (2), Martha Caulkins (2), Cara Burton
E&H - none

ASSISTS
W&L - Anne Wiltshire, Sarah Helms, Mary Clair Turner, Kelley Zagol
E&H - none

GOALKEEPERS
Emily Barker (W&L) 90:00, 0 GA, 0 saves
Meredith Ledford (E&H) 90:00, 8 GA, 12 saves

TEAM STATS
W&L - 33 shots, 15 corner kicks, 0 saves, 3 fouls, 0 cards
E&H - 0 shots, 0 corner kicks, 12 saves, 7 fouls, 0 cards


W&L WOMEN'S SOCCER DEFEATS BRIDGEWATER, 5-0

BRIDGEWATER, Va. -- Sophomore forward Sarah Helms (Charlotte, N.C./Myers Park) scored two goals and assisted on two others as the Washington and Lee women's soccer team defeated Bridgewater, 5-0, on Wednesday afternoon.

The Generals (6-1-2, 4-1) scored four first half goals led by freshman forward Shana Oltmans (Albuquerque, N.M./Valley), who tallied two goals and one assist. Sophomore midfielder Blair Haws (Fort Worth, Texas/Trinity Valley) also finished among the W&L leaders with an assist on the final two goals of the game.

W&L also played at a high level on the defensive end of the field by holding Bridgewater (3-5, 1-3) to just three shots, all in the second half.

Generals' goalkeepers, senior Emily Barker (Clifton, Va./Mount Vernon) and junior Emily Binns (Midlothian, Va./Midlothian), combined to make one save to secure W&L's sixth shutout of the season. Freshman Katie Medcalf and junior Shelly Urrutia combined to stop eight shots for the Eagles.

Washington and Lee returns to action on Saturday at home against Emory & Henry. The game starts at 3:00 pm.

-- GENERALS --

GOALS
W&L - Sarah Helms (2), Shana Oltmans (2), Anne Wiltshire
BC - none

ASSISTS
W&L - Sarah Helms (2), Blair Haws (2), Shana Oltmans, Kerry Giblin, Mary Clair Turner
BC - none

GOALKEEPERS
Emily Barker (W&L) 72:00, 0 GA, 1 saves
Emily Binns (W&L) 18:00, 0 GA, 0 saves
Katie Medcalf (BC) 45:00, 4 GA, 5 saves
Shelly Urrutia (BC) 45:00, 1 GA, 3 saves

TEAM STATS
W&L - 24 shots, 7 corner kicks, 1 save, 8 fouls, 0 cards
BC - 3 shots, 0 corner kicks, 8 saves, 2 fouls, 0 cards


W&L WOMEN'S SOCCER DEFEATS CHOWAN, 2-1

MURFREESBORO, N.C. -- Freshman defender Haley Bunting (Bellaire, Texas/St. John's) scored a goal at 70:26 to lift the No. 23 Washington and Lee women's soccer team to a 2-1 victory over Chowan College on Sunday afternoon in Murfreesboro, N.C.

The Braves (3-4-2) got on the scoreboard first on a goal by junior Taura Jackson at the 18:24 mark. Freshman Casey Driver assisted on the goal and Chowan took its 1-0 lead into halftime.

After being held in check for about 65 minutes, the Generals (5-1-2) were able to find the back of the Braves net on a goal by sophomore forward Anne Wiltshire (Richmond, Va./Collegiate) at 66:05. Less than five minutes later, W&L captured the lead when freshman forward Shana Oltmans (Albuquerque, N.M./Valley) fed Bunting, who fired it past Chowan junior goalkeeper Emily Warthan.

W&L senior goalkeeper Emily Barker (Clifton, Va./Mount Vernon) made two saves while Warthan stopped three shots for Chowan.

Washington and Lee returns to action on Wednesday at ODAC-foe Bridgewater. The game begins at 4:00 pm.

-- GENERALS --

GOALS
W&L - Anne Wiltshire, Haley Bunting
CC - Taura Jackson

ASSISTS
W&L - Shana Oltmans
CC - Casey Driver

GOALKEEPERS
Emily Barker (W&L) 90:00, 1 GA, 2 saves
Emily Warthan (CC) 90:00, 2 GA, 3 saves

TEAM STATS
W&L - 15 shots, 6 corner kicks, 2 saves, 9 fouls, 0 cards
CC - 8 shots, 1 corner kick, 4 saves, 9 fouls, 0 cards

 


W&L WOMEN'S SOCCER LOSES FIRST GAME, 3-1, TO VIRGINIA WESLEYAN

NORFOLK, Va. -- The No. 23 Washington and Lee women's soccer team suffered its first loss of the season, 3-1, to No. 10 Virginia Wesleyan on Saturday afternoon in Norfolk, Va.

The Marlins (6-1-1, 2-0) jumped out to a 1-0 lead with 7:38 gone-by when sophomore Kristen Byrnes scored off a pass from junior Danielle Burns. Virginia Wesleyan extended its lead to 2-0 when senior Keren Larkin found the back of the Generals net off a feed from freshman Megan Clark at 23:00.

W&L (4-1-2, 3-1) closed to within 2-1 at the 37:13 mark when senior defender Kelley Zagol (Berwyn, Pa./Conestoga) took a pass from sophomore forward Sarah Helms (Charlotte, N.C./Myers Park) and fired it into the back of the Marlins goal.

Virginia Wesleyan went into the locker room with a 2-1 lead and senior Sharon Hay ended the scoring on a goal at 55:11.

W&L senior goalkeeper Emily Barker (Clifton, Va./Mount Vernon) made two saves while freshman Lindsey Williams stopped three shots for the Marlins.

Virginia Wesleyan outshot the Generals, 14-8, and had a 7-2 advantage in corner kicks.

Washington and Lee returns to the field on Sunday at Chowan. The game is slated to begin at 1:00 pm.

-- GENERALS --

GOALS
W&L - Kelley Zagol
VWC - Kristen Byrnes, Keren Larkin, Sharon Hay

ASSISTS
W&L - Sarah Helms
VWC - Danielle Burns, Megan Clark, Morgan McCann

GOALKEEPERS
Emily Barker (W&L) 90:00, 3 GA, 2 saves
Lindsey Williams (VWC) 90:00, 1 GA, 3 saves

TEAM STATS
W&L - 8 shots, 2 corner kicks, 2 saves, 4 fouls, 0 cards
VWC - 14 shots, 7 corner kicks, 3 saves, 9 fouls, 0 cards

 


W&L WOMEN'S SOCCER DEFEATS HOLLINS, 10-0

LEXINGTON, Va. -- Sophomore forward Anne Wiltshire (Richmond, Va./Collegiate) scored two goals and junior midfielder Gina Von Sternberg (Houston, Texas/Episcopal) handed out three assists to lead the No. 23 Washington and Lee women's soccer team to a 10-0 victory over ODAC-foe Hollins University on Wednesday afternoon at Watt Field.

Wiltshire and Von Sternberg teamed up to give the Generals (4-0-2, 3-0-0) a 1-0 lead just 4:19 into the game. Wiltshire scored her second goal of the game just over five minutes later on a feed from freshman forward Shana Oltmans (Albuquerque, N.M./Valley). W&L extended its lead to 3-0 when Oltmans took a pass from Von Sternberg and found the back of the Hollins net at the 11:29 mark. The Generals scored four more goals in the first half to take a 7-0 lead into halftime.

Junior goalkeeper Lindsay Lucas (Centerville, Va./Thomas Jefferson) and freshman goalkeeper Leah Jackman (Corry, Pa./Corry Area) combined to make 10 saves for Hollins (1-3-0, 0-2-0), which was outshot 34-0 .

W&L junior goalkeeper Emily Binns (Midlothian, Va./Mount Vernon) picked up her first win of the year.

Washington and Lee returns to action on Saturday at ODAC-rival Virginia Wesleyan. The game starts at 4:30 pm.

-- GENERALS --

GOALS
W&L - Anne Wiltshire (2), Shana Oltmans, Cara Burton, Sarah Helms, Conner Esworthy, Martha Caulkins, Kerry Giblin, Casie Pedroza, Mary Clair Turner
HU - none

ASSISTS
W&L - Gina Von Sternberg (3), Shana Oltmans, Jamie Dorsey, Rebecca Cohn, Sarah Helms, Casie Pedroza, Martha Caulkins
HU - none

GOALKEEPERS
Emily Binns (W&L) 90:00, 0 GA, 0 saves
Lindsay Lucas (HU) 62:35, 7 GA, 7 saves
Leah Jackman (HU) 27:25, 3 GA, 3 saves

TEAM STATS
W&L - 34 shots, 10 corner kicks, 0 saves, 3 fouls, 0 cards
HU - 0 shots, 0 corner kicks, 0 saves, 1 foul, 0 cards




W&L WOMEN'S SOCCER DOWNS GREENSBORO, 3-0

LEXINGTON, Va. -- Sophomore forward Anne Wiltshire (Richmond, Va./Collegiate) scored a goal and added an assist to help lead the Washington and Lee women's soccer team to a 3-0 victory over Greensboro College on Sunday afternoon at Watt Field.

 

Wiltshire gave the Generals (3-0-2) a 1-0 lead at the 39:56 mark when she received a pass from sophomore defender Huntley Rodes (Nashville, Tenn./Harpeth Hall) and fired it into the back of the Greensboro net.

The W&L lead stood at 1-0 until six minutes into the second half when sophomore midfielder Rebecca Cohn (Virginia Beach, Va./Norfolk Academy) scored an unassisted goal. Less than nine minutes later, W&L ended the scoring when Wiltshire set up sophomore forward Sarah Helms (Charlotte, N.C./Myers Park), who scored her first goal of the year.

The Pride (1-4-1) was outshot 17-6 and had a 6-2 disadvantage in corner kicks.

W&L senior goalkeeper Emily Barker (Clifton, Va./Mount Vernon) made three saves to secure her fourth shutout of the season. Greensboro goalkeepers, junior Keri Wells (Greensboro, N.C./Eastern Guilford) and sophomore Kristin McGuire (Sewell, N.J./Washington Township) combined to stop six shots.

Washington and Lee returns to the field on Wednesday when it hosts ODAC-rival Hollins at 4:30 pm.

-- GENERALS --

GOALS
W&L - Anne Wiltshire, Rebecca Cohn, Sarah Helms
GC - none

ASSISTS
W&L - Huntley Rodes, Anne Wiltshire
GC - none

GOALKEEPERS
Emily Barker (W&L) 90:00, 0 GA, 3 saves
Kerri Wells (GC) 65:50, 3 GA, 5 saves
Kristin McGuire (GC) 24:10, 0 GA, 1 save

TEAM STATS
W&L - 17 shots, 6 corner kicks, 3 saves, 3 fouls, 0 cards
GC - 6 shots, 2 corner kicks, 6 saves, 4fouls, 0 cards

 


W&L WOMEN' SOCCER DEFEATS RANDOLPH-MACON, 1-0

LEXINGTON, Va. -- The Washington and Lee women's soccer team remained unbeaten with a 1-0 win over ODAC-rival Randloph -Macon College this afternoon at Watt Field.

The Generals (2-0-2, 2-0-0) received the only goal of the game at the 31:09 mark when junior midfielder Gina Von Sternberg (Houston, Texas/Episcopal) kicked the ball into the 18-yard box and a Randolph-Macon defender inadvertantly kicked the ball into her own goal.

The Yellow Jackets (3-1-0, 0-1-0) had a chance to tie the game late in the second half on a shot by sophomore forward Lizzy Spero (Phoenix, Md./John Carroll) but the ball hit the crossbar and was cleared out by a Generals defender.

W&L senior goalkeeper Emily Barker (Clifton, Va./Mount Vernon) made three saves to earn her third shutout in four games this season. Randolph-Macon junior goalkeeper Liz Lombardo (Baltimore, Md./Mercy) stopped seven shots in the loss.

W&L outshot Randoph-Macon 17-9 and held a 10-2 edge in corner kicks.

Washington and Lee returns to action tomorrow when it entertains Greensboro. The game begins at 2:00 pm.

-- GENERALS --

GOALS
W&L - own goal
RMC - none

ASSISTS
W&L - none
RMC - none

GOALKEEPERS
Emily Barker (W&L) 90:00, 0 GA, 3 saves
Liz Lombardo (RMC) 90:00, 1 GA, 7 saves

TEAM STATS
W&L - 17 shots, 10 corner kicks, 3 saves, 8 fouls, 0 cards
RMC - 9 shots, 2 corner kicks, 7 saves, 12 fouls, 0 cards


W&L WOMEN'S SOCCER DOWNS RAND.-MACON WOMAN'S, 8-0

LYNCHBURG, Va. -- Washington and Lee received eight goals from seven different players in defeating Randolph-Macon Woman's College, 8-0, in ODAC women's soccer action on Wednesday afternoon in Lynchburg, Va.

The Generals (1-0-2, 1-0) cracked the scoreboard with 22:57 gone-by as senior defender Kelley Zagol (Berwyn, Pa./Conestoga) found the net unassisted. Sophomore midfielder Blair Haws (Fort Worth, Texas/Trinity Valley) scored unassisted just two minutes later as the Generals rolled out to a 4-0 halftime lead.

Zagol found the net again just 13:21 into the second half, this time off an assist from sophomore forward Sarah Helms (Charlotte, N.C./Myers Park), her second helper of the day.

Senior Emily Barker (Clifton, Va./Mount Vernon) and sophomore Emily Binns (Midlothian, Va./Midlothian) both played in goal for the Generals, combining to make six saves.

Emily Karnes played all 90 minutes in goal for the WildCats (4-2, 0-1), registering 11 stops.

Washington and Lee held a 32-11 edge in shots and a 7-0 advantage in corner kicks.

The Generals return to action on Saturday as they play host to Randolph-Macon for an 11:00 am contest.

-- GENERALS --

GOALS
W&L - Kelley Zagol 2, Conner Esworthy 1, Kerry Giblin 1, Blair Haws 1, Shana Oltmans 1, Gina Von Sternberg 1, Anne Wiltshire 1.
RMWC - none

ASSISTS
W&L - Sarah Helms 2, Rebecca Cohn 1, Anne Wiltshire 1.
RMWC - none

GOALKEEPERS
Emily Barker (W&L) 61:32, 0 GA, 4 saves
Emily Binns (W&L) 28:28, 0 GA, 2 saves
Emily Karns (RMWC) 90:00, 8 GA, 11 saves

TEAM STATS
W&L - 32 shots, 7 corner kicks, 6 saves, 7 fouls, 0 cards
RMWC - 11 shots, 0 corner kicks, 11 saves, 3 fouls, 1 card (Johnson - Y)


W&L WOMEN'S SOCCER TEAM TIES TRANSYLVANIA, 0-0

LEXINGTON, Ky. -- The Washington and Lee women's soccer team played through 90 minutes of regulation and two overtime periods and came away with a 0-0 tie against Transylvania University on the second day of the Glen Hyundai Invitational on Sunday afternoon in Lexington, Ky.

The Generals (0-0-2) fired off all seven of their shots in the second half and had seven corner kicks. Transylvania (3-0-1) had eight shots and three corner kicks in the game.

Washington and Lee senior goalkeeper Emily Barker (Clifton, Va./Mount Vernon) played all 110 minutes and made six saves. Transylvania goalkeeper Ally Tucker also played the entire game and stopped six shots.

Washington and Lee returns to action on Wednesday in its ODAC opener at Randolph-Macon Woman's College. The game begins at 4:00 pm.

-- GENERALS --

GOALS
W&L - none
Transylvania - none

ASSISTS
W&L - none
Transylvania - none

GOALKEEPERS
Emily Barker (W&L) 110:00, 0 GA, 6 saves
Ally Tucker (Transylvania) 110:00, 0 GA, 6 saves

TEAM STATS
W&L - 7 shots, 7 corner kicks, 6 saves, 4 fouls, 0 cards
Transylvania - 8 shots, 3 corner kicks, 6 saves, 6 fouls, 0 cards


W&L WOMEN'S SOCCER TIES CENTRE, 1-1, IN SEASON OPENER

LEXINGTON, Ky. -- The Washington and Lee women's soccer team played 110 minutes of soccer to earn a 1-1 tie against Centre College in its season opener on the first day of the Glen Hyundai Invitational on Saturday afternoon in Lexington, Ky.

The Generals (0-0-1) took a 1-0 lead just 2:55 into the game when sophomore midfielder Blair Haws (Fort Worth, Texas/Trinity Valley) fired a shot past Colonels' goalkeeper, Erin Haney.

Less than 20 minutes later, Centre (1-0-1) evened the score at 1-1 on a goal by Katie McGinty. Her goal was assisted by Clay McCollum.

Neither team was able to find the back of the net in the second half or in the overtime periods.

Generals senior goalkeeper Emily Barker (Clifton, Va./Mount Vernon) and Haney both made two saves.

Washington and Lee returns to action on Sunday against Transylvania University at 1:00 pm.

-- GENERALS --

GOALS
W&L - Blair Haws
Centre - Katie McGinty

ASSISTS
W&L - none
Centre - Clay McCollum

GOALKEEPERS
Emily Barker (W&L) 110:00, 1 GA, 2 saves
Erin Haney (Centre) 110:00, 1 GA, 2 saves

TEAM STATS
W&L - 9 shots, 7 corner kicks, 2 saves, 7 fouls, 0 cards
Centre - 7 shots, 2 corner kicks, 2 saves, 10 fouls, 0 cards