Von Rosenberg leads the way in W&L's 2-1 win at St. Mary's (Md.)

Sydney von Rosenberg

ST. MARY'S CITY, Md. – Sophomore forward Sydney von Rosenberg (Boerne Texas/Boerne-Samuel V. Champion) scored both goals in the Washington and Lee women's soccer 2-1 overtime win against St. Mary's (Md.) on Sunday afternoon.

With the game tied, 1-1, in the 96th minute, senior midfielder Megan Engeland (Yardley, Pa./Pennsbury) attempted a header but had it blocked. The ball found the foot of von Rosenberg who put the ball in the back of the net for the game-winner.

Von Rosenberg got the Generals (3-1-2) on the board in the 72nd minute, scoring her second goal of the season to tie the game at one goal a side.

The Seahawks (4-5) dented the scoreboard in the 42nd minute to take the first lead of the game, courtesy of a goal from first-year midfielder Ashley Yurich.

Her two goals in the game marked von Rosenberg's first career multi-goal game as the sophomore paced the W&L offense with seven shots in the contest and put three attempts on goal.

Engeland came in next with five shots, three on target, and received an assist on the game-winning goal. With her assist, Engeland broke a tie with Holley Beasley '14 on the program's all-time career points list (66) as the senior is now in sole possession of 10th in program history.

Yurich's only shot of the game found the back of the net while senior midfielder Emily Huey and senior forward Jenna Pastel both shot twice.

First-year goalkeeper Jasmine Furin (Charlottesville, Va./St. Anne's-Belfield School) (1-0) earned her first career win in her first collegiate start after stopping three-of-four shots in 95:05 in goal. Senior goalkeeper Katie Flores (1-4) took the loss as the St. Mary's net minder as she made seven saves on nine shots on goal.

Both squads took four corner kicks in the game but the Generals outshot the Seahawks, 17-5, in the contest, including a 12-2 margin after the first half.

W&L will return to action on Wednesday when they host Roanoke at 4:00 pm in its first home ODAC game of 2018.

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