LEXINGTON, Va. – Sophomore forward Allie Barry (Beverly, Mass./Brooks School) scored in the 49th-minute to lead the Washington and Lee field hockey team to a 1-0 win over St. Mary's (Md.) on Saturday afternoon at the W&L Turf Field.
The Generals (5-3) out-shot the Seahawks (3-3) by a count of 7-1 in the first half, but could not beat St. Mary's senior goalkeeper Christy Bishop (Glenwood, Md./Glenelg) in the opening 35 minutes.
Barry carried the ball ahead in transition and fired a shot past Bishop at the 48:30 mark for the game-winner.
For the game, W&L held a 12-4 advantage in shots and the Generals took seven penalty corners as opposed to three for the Seahawks.
Junior Megan Axelrod (Denver, Colo./Kent Denver School) played the duration in goal for W&L, making three saves. Bishop also played all 70 minutes for St. Mary's, stopping four shots.
Washington and Lee returns to action next Saturday when it hosts 19th-ranked Mary Washington for a 1:00 pm contest.