W&L Field Hockey Falls, 8-0, to No. 12 Lynchburg

W&L Field Hockey Falls, 8-0, to No. 12 Lynchburg

LYNCHBURG, Va. – The Washington and Lee field hockey dropped an 8-0 decision to the 12th-ranked Hornets of Lynchburg College on Saturday afternoon at Shellenberger Field.

The Hornets improved to 9-2 on the season and 4-0 in the ODAC, while the Generals slipped to 6-4 overall and 3-1 in the conference.
LC tallied seven first-half goals on 30 shots and 18 penalty corners in taking a commanding lead. Lindsay Leonard put the Hornets up 1-0 just 1:47 into the contest off a feed from Amanda Wain. Leonard added an unassisted  goal at the 7:21 mark for a 2-0 lead before the Hornets tallied three goals over a span of 1:21 to take a commanding 5-0 lead.
Jenny Weir tallied the first two of the aforementioned quick-strike goals, and Deanna Smith capped the barrage with an unassisted goal at the 13:19 mark to give LC the 5-0 lead.
The Hornets tallied two more goals in the first half and Leonard scored once in the second half to complete the scoring.
Weir finished with three goals and two assists while Leonard had three goals.
Sophomore Caroline Sutherland (Huntington, N.Y./Cold Harbor) played all 70:00 in the cage for the Generals and tallied 12 saves. Tiffany Faye started in goal for Lynchburg and played 39:29, recording one save. Jordan Seeley played 7:00 and Hannah Myers logged 23:31 in goal for the Hornets, with neither having to make a save.
The Generals return to action on Tuesday when they host Eastern Mennonite at 7:00 pm at the W&L Turf Field.

Scoring Summary
LC – Leonard (Wain), 1:47
LC – Leonard, 7:21
LC – Weir, 11:58
LC – Weir (Hartman), 12:11
LC – Smith, 13:19
LC – Weir (Marburger), 26:25
LC – Wain (Weir), 29:59
LC – Leonard (Weir), 51:30


W&L – Sutherland; 70:00; 8 GA; 12 Saves
LC – Faye; 39:29; 0 GA, 1 save
LC – Myers; 23:31, 0 GA, 0 saves
LC – Seeley; 7:00; 0 GA; 0 saves


Game Summary
W&L – 3 shots, 3 corners, 12 saves
LC – 38 shots, 22 corners, 1 save