W&L Falls to Lynchburg, 2-0, in NCAA Second Round

W&L Falls to Lynchburg, 2-0, in NCAA Second Round

LEXINGTON, Va.— Lynchburg recorded a goal in each half as the Hornets defeated Washington and Lee, 2-0, in a NCAA D-III Women’s Soccer Second Round match on Sunday afternoon at Watt Field.

First-year midfielder Shelley Hoath (Alexandria, Va./Mount Vernon) collected a pass from junior forward Betsy Kwiatkowski (Mount Jackson, Va./Stonewall Jackson) in the 24th minute to put the Hornets (16-3-3) up 1-0 at the half. Senior midfielder Ashley Hoath (Alexandria, Va./Mount Vernon) added a goal in the 63rd minute as her corner kick deflected off the post and into the net for the 2-0 victory.

The Generals (17-2-3) led in corner kicks, 5-3, while the Hornets took the advantage in shots, 10-4.

Sophomore goalie Emily Leary (Cincinnati, Ohio/Kings) played the duration, allowing two goals and notching two saves. Lynchburg junior goalie Anna Wright (Ashland, Va./Patrick Henry) also played the duration, recording two saves en route to the shutout.

The Generals ended their season ranked 10th in the nation, posting a 17-2-3 record.