BRIDGEWATER, Va.– The 11th-ranked Washington and Lee men's soccer team scored three first-half goals en route to posting a 4-0 triumph over Bridgewater on Saturday afternoon at Bridgewater.
Junior midfielder Kevin Molnar (Mendham, N.J. / Delbarton School) started the Generals' (13-3-1, 7-1-1) scoring early at the 2:45 mark after firing a shot into the back of the net off of a rebounded shot.
W&L took a 2-0 lead in the 37th minute after sophomore midfielder James Brady (Glen Head, N.Y. / Chaminade) scored off a corner kick taken by senior forward David Cohen (Chesterfield, N.J. / Northern Burlington County Regional).
The Blue and White took a 3-0 lead with eight seconds left in the first, after sophomore midfielder Will Hamryka (Dawsonville, Ga. / Greater Atlanta Christian School) fired a shot past Bridgewater (9-7-2, 4-5) senior goalkeeper Mark Davis.
The Generals' final goal came from sophomore midfielder Kevin Lencioni (Rochester Hills, Mich. / Rochester Adams) off of an assist from senior forward Geinda Smith (Blacksburg, Va. / Blacksburg) in the 49th minute.
W&L held a 21-9 advantage in shots and a 9-5 edge in corner kicks. Junior keeper Gillen Beck (Blacksburg, Va. / Blacksburg) made two stops for the Generals in 85 minutes of play. Davis played 81 minutes in goal and made seven saves for the Eagles, while sophomore Quentin Boric made two saves in nine minutes.
W&L returns to action on Wednesday when it hosts an ODAC quarterfinals match. The time and opponent are to be determined.
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