W&L MEN'S SOCCER FALLS TO VIRGINIA WESLEYAN, 3-1

NORFOLK, Va. -- Kelvin Murray scored a pair of goals and added one assist as top-ranked Virginia Wesleyan bested Washington and Lee, 3-1, in the ODAC Tournament championship on Saturday evening.

Following a scoreless first half, the Marlins (16-3) cracked the scoreboard at 50:03 as Mark Tribendis scored off an assist from Murray. Murray extended the Virginia Wesleyan lead to 2-0 with the eventual game-winner at 55:53.

The Generals (7-6-4) cut the Marlins lead in half at 65:25 when junior midfielder Justin Mygatt (Marietta, Ga./Woodward Acad.) scored off an assist from junior forward Brian Pirkle (Lexington, Va./Woodberry Forest).

Virginia Wesleyan pushed its lead to 3-1 when Murray scored unassisted at 87:57.

Sophomore goalie Michael Stanton (Rochester, N.Y./Greece Olympia) played all 90 minutes for W&L, making four saves. Sean Wheaton manned the Marlins net, making three saves on the day.

The Generals wrap up the 2003 season with a 7-6-4 overall record

-- GENERALS --

GOALS
W&L -Justin Mygatt
VWC - Kelvin Murray (2), Mark Tribendis

ASSISTS
W&L - Brian Pirkle
VWC - Kelvin Murray, Phil Downing

GOALKEEPERS
Michael Stanton (W&L) 90:00, 3GA, 4 saves
Sean Wheaton (VWC) 90:00, 1 GA, 3 Save

TEAM STATS
W&L - 6 shots, 4 corner kicks, 4 saves, 17 fouls, 2 cards (Brian Pirkle, yellow; Scot Pittman, red)
VWC - 14 shots, 5 corner kicks, 3 save, 7 fouls, 1 card (Steve Leahy, yellow)


W&L MEN'S SOCCER ADVANCES PAST GUILFORD ON PK'S

NORFOLK, Va. -- The seventh-seeded Washington and Lee men's soccer team played sixth-seeded Guilford to a 2-2 draw, then advanced to the ODAC Tournament championship on penalty kicks (6-5) on Friday evening.

The Generals (8-5-4) took a 1-0 lead as junior midfielder Justin Mygatt (Marietta, Ga./Woodward Academy) scored unassisted at 33:19. Following halftime, W&L pushed its lead to 2-0 thanks to an unassisted goal by freshman Rhett McCraw (Greenville, S.C./Christ Church Episcopal) at 56:42.

The Quakers (10-8-1) started their come-back bid off a penalty kick goal by Tim Imafidon at 74:23, and locked the game at 2-2 when Brett Ralls scored an unassisted goal at 79:56.

Neither team was able to alter the scoreboard through two 10-minute overtime period, leaving the final decision to penalty kicks.

Sophomore goalie Michael Stanton (Rochester, N.Y./Greece Olympia) finished the day with three saves across 110 minutes, and stopped on Quaker penalty kick in the shootout. Matt McCall made seven saves for Guilford.

Washington and Lee returns to action on Saturday, when the Generals take on Virginia Wesleyan in the ODAC Tournament Championship match. Game time is 7:00 p.m.

-- GENERALS --

GOALS
W&L -Justin Mygatt, Rhett McCraw
GC - Tim Imafidon, Brett Ralls

ASSISTS
W&L - None
GC - None

GOALKEEPERS
Michael Stanton (W&L) 110:00, 2 GA, 3 saves
Mat McCall (GC) 110:00, 2 GA, 7 Save

TEAM STATS
W&L - 14 shots, 3 corner kicks, 3 saves, 12 fouls,
RC - 15 shots, 8 corner kicks, 7 save, 15 fouls


W&L MEN'S SOCCER ADVANCES PAST ROANOKE ON PK'S

SALEM, Va. -- The seventh-seeded Washington and Lee men's soccer team played second-seeded Roanoke to a 1-1 draw, then advanced to the ODAC Tournament semifinals on penalty kicks (3-1) on Saturday afternoon.

The Generals (7-5-3) took a 1-0 lead as freshman midfielder Kyle Garcia (Smyrna, Ga./Westminster) scored unassisted at the 29:37 mark.

W&L held the lead until 2:38 remained in regulation, when Roanoke sophomore midfielder Donny Smith found the net unassisted. From there, the two teams played through a pair of scoreless 10-minute overtime periods, setting up the penalty kicks.

Sophomore goalie Michael Stanton (Rochester, N.Y./Greece Olympia) stopped a pair of Maroon (10-4-3) penalty kicks and finished the game with five saves over 110 minutes.

Junior Harper Thorsen played all 110 minutes in goal for Roanoke, notching one save.

For the game, the Maroons held a 13-6 advantage in shots and an 11-3 edge in corner kicks. There was a total of 48 fouls whistled and seven yellow cards were issued for the match.

The Generals will face sixth-seeded Guilford in the semifinals on Friday at the highest remaining seed. The time is also TBA.

-- GENERALS --

GOALS
W&L -Kyle Garcia
RC - Donny Smith

ASSISTS
W&L - None
RC - None

GOALKEEPERS
Michael Stanton (W&L) 110:00, 1 GA, 5 saves
Harper Thorsen (RC) 110:00, 1 GA, 1 Save

TEAM STATS
W&L - 6 shots, 3 corner kicks, 5 saves, 29 fouls, 2 cards (Y - Kyle Garcia, Jacob Stoehr)
RC - 13 shots, 11 corner kicks, 1 save, 19 fouls, 5 cards (Y - Ben Wright, Keith McGovern, Donny Smith, Elliott Stallings, Adam Gray)


W&L MEN'S SOCCER CRUISES PAST EMORY & HENRY, 5-0

LEXINGTON, Va. -- Washington and Lee scored three goals in the opening 16:16 of the game and cruised to a 5-0 win over Emory & Henry in ODAC men's soccer action on Wednesday afternoon.

The Generals (7-5-2, 3-4-2) opened the scoring just 1:01 into the match as sophomore midfielder Derrick Lott (Knoxville, Tenn./Knoxville Catholic) found the net off a feed from senior midfielder Jacob Stoehr (San Antonio, Texas/Alamo Heights).

The ball found the net again just 8:01 later as a Wasp defender headed the ball into his own goal. Junior midfielder Justin Mygatt (Marietta, Ga./Woodward Academy) scored unassisted at the 16:16 mark and junior midfielder Joshua Grahe (Hagerstown, Md./Mercersburg Academy (Pa.)) scored off an assist by freshman forward Sandy Piracci (Chapel Hill, N.C./Chapel Hill) at 28:37 to round out the first half scoring.

The Generals would add an unassisted tally by sophomore midfielder Walker Nickles (Columbia, S.C./A.C. Flora) at 74:17 to cap the scoring.

Sophomore Michael Stanton (Rochester, N.Y./Greece Olympia) played all 90 minutes in goal for W&L, recording one save.

Sophomore Robert Andrews (Cary, N.C./Apex) and freshman Philip Johnson (Chantilly, Va./Chantilly) split time in goal for E&H (1-14-2, 0-9), notching six saves each.

The Generals will return to action on Saturday as they travel to Roanoke for a first-round ODAC Tournament contest. W&L will be the No. 7 seed, while Roanoke is the No. 2 seed. The match will begin at 1:30 pm.

-- GENERALS --

GOALS
W&L -Joshua Grahe, Derrick Lott, Justin Mygatt, Walker Nickles
E&H - Own Goal

ASSISTS
W&L - Sandy Piracci, Jacob Stoehr
E&H - None

GOALKEEPERS
Michael Stanton (W&L) 90:00, 0 GA, 1 save
Robert Andrews (E&H) 45:00, 4 GA, 6 saves
Philip Johnson (E&H) 45:00, 1 GA, 6 saves

TEAM STATS
W&L - 29 shots, 6 corner kicks, 1 save, 1 foul, 0 cards
E&H - 1 shot, 0 corner kicks, 12 saves, 3 fouls, 1 card (Y - Ryan Krzastek)


W&L MEN'S SOCCER FALLS TO BRIDGEWATER, 3-2, IN OVERTIME

BRIDGEWATER, Va. -- John Williamson scored the equalizing and game-winning goals to lift Bridgewater over Washington and Lee, 3-2, in ODAC men's soccer action on Saturday.

The Generals (6-5-2, 2-4-2) took a 2-0 lead as junior midfielder Brian Pirkle (Lexington, Va./Woodberry Forest) scored at 27:30 and senior midfielder Jacob Stoehr (San Antonio, Texas/Alamo Heights) scored at 55:30. Stoehr assisted on Pirkle's goal, while sophomore midfielder Derrick Lott (Knoxville, Tenn./Knoxville Catholic) assisted on Stoehr's tally.

The Eagles (12-4-0, 6-2-0) began their comeback with a goal from Matt Brock at 73:30. Brock returned to W&L's defensive third at 84:00 to assist on Williamson's game-tying goal. Williamson put the game away with 1:20 remaining in the first overtime.

Sophomore Michael Stanton (Rochester, N.Y./Greece Olympia) and junior Christopher Carlson (Santa Monica, Calif./Harvard-Westlake) split time in the Generals' goal. Stanton started and made two saves, while Carlson covered the net in the second half and overtime period, making two saves.

Jon Boller played the entire game in goal for Bridgewater, making two saves.

Washington and Lee returns to action on Wednesday when the Generals wrap up their regular season with a home contest against Emory & Henry. Game time is 3:00 p.m.

-- GENERALS --

GOALS
W&L -Brian Pirkle, Jacob Stoehr
BC - John Williamson (2), Matt Brock

ASSISTS
W&L - Jacob Stoehr, Derrick Lott
BC - Matt Brock

GOALKEEPERS
Christopher Carlson (W&L) 53:40, 3 GA, 2 saves
Michael Stanton (W&L) 45:00, 0 GA, 2 saves
Jon Boller (BC) 98:40, 2 GA, 2 saves

TEAM STATS
W&L - 8 shots, 1 corner kicks, 4 saves, 21 fouls, 2 yellow cards (Roger Morscheiser, Brian Pirkle)
BC - 13 shots, 2 corner kicks, 2 saves, 16 fouls, 3 yellow cards (Chris Schmidt, Jose Gallardo, In Meang)


W&L MEN'S SOCCER DROPS 3-0 DECISION TO GUILFORD

LEXINGTON, Va. -- Freshman goalie Zane Campbell (Frederick, Md./Frederick) made nine stops, including a penalty kick, to help Guilford blank Washington and Lee, 3-0, in ODAC men's soccer action on Wednesday afternoon.

Senior defender T.J. Muse (Reidsville, N.C./Southeast Guilford) scored first for the Quakers (8-7, 3-4) at 6:31, while Ampofo Darko (Kumasi, Ghana/Sandy Spring Friends [Md.]) tallied a pair of late goals to round out the scoring. Senior forward Tim Imafidon (Raleigh, N.C./Wake Forest-Rolesville) and senior defender Steve Chaconas (New Bern, N.C./New Bern) each recorded an assist on a Darko goal.

Junior Christopher Carlson (Santa Monica, Calif./Harvard-Westlake) played all 90 minutes for the Generals (6-4-2, 2-3-2), making three saves.

Washington and Lee outshot Guilford, 22-9, and held a 5-2 advantage in corner kicks.

The Generals return to action on Saturday, when they travel to Bridgewater. Game time is 1:00 p.m.

-- GENERALS --

GOALS
W&L -none
GC - Ampofo Darko (2), T.J. Muse

ASSISTS
W&L - none
GC - Tim Imafidon, Steve Chaconas

GOALKEEPERS
Christopher Carlson (W&L) 90:00, 3 GA, 3 saves
Zane Campbell (GC) 90:00, 0 GA, 9 saves

TEAM STATS
W&L - 22 shots, 5 corner kicks, 3 saves, 7 fouls, 2 yellow cards (Keith Sullivan, Christopher Carlson), 1 red card (Ryan Light)
GC - 9 shots, 2 corner kicks, 9 saves, 19 fouls


W&L MEN'S SOCCER FALLS TO VIRGINIA WESLEYAN, 2-0

NORFOLK, Va. -- Virginia Wesleyan used a goal in each half to blank Washington and Lee, 2-0, in ODAC men's soccer action on Saturday night.

The Marlins (11-2, 6-0) took a 1-0 lead at 41:30 when Phil Neiland finished off a pass from Ross McLeod. After the break, Virginia Wesleyan pushed it's lead to 2-0 when Kelvin Murray stole the ball from the W&L (6-3-2, 2-2-2) defense and beat the keeper 1-on-1 at the 59:11 mark.

Junior Christopher Carlson (Santa Monica, Calif./Harvard-Westlake) played all 90 minutes in the Generals' goal, making five stops. Sean Wheaton covered the Marlin net, stopping six W&L shots.

Virginia Wesleyan outshot the Generals, 14-9, while W&L held a narrow 4-3 advantage in corner kicks.

The Generals return to action onWednesday when they host Guilford. Game time is 4:00 p.m.

-- GENERALS --

GOALS
W&L -none
VWC - Phil Neiland, Kelvin Murray

ASSISTS
W&L - none
VWC - Ross McLeod

GOALKEEPERS
Christopher Carlson (W&L) 90:00, 2 GA, 5 saves
Sean Wheaton (VWC) 90:00, 0 GA, 6 saves

TEAM STATS
W&L - 9 shots, 4 corner kicks, 5 saves, 14 fouls
VWC - 14 shots, 3 corner kicks, 6 save, 19 fouls


W&L MEN'S SOCCER DROPS 3-1 DECISION TO VMI

LEXINGTON, Va. -- Freshman forward Mike Lloyd (Saline, Mich./Saline) scored a pair of goals to lift the VMI men's soccer team to a 3-1 win over Washington and Lee on Tuesday afternoon at W&L.

Lloyd opened the scoring as he found the net off an assist by sophomore forward Parker Thurman (Virginia Beach, Va./Cox) at the 49:01 mark.

The Keydets (3-10) extended to a 2-0 lead at the 72:10 mark as Thurman scored off an assist by senior midfielder Ross Davis (Baton Rouge, La./Woodlawn).

The Generals (6-2-2) closed the gap on an unassisted tally by junior midfielder Brian Pirkle (Lexington, Va./Woodberry Forest) at the 78:57 mark, but Lloyd's second goal off an assist by Davis at the 85:16 mark sealed the VMI win.

For the game, VMI held a 21-6 advantage in shots and a 10-5 edge in corner kicks.

Junior Christopher Carlson (Santa Monica, Calif./Harvard-Westlake) played all 90 minutes in goal for W&L, posting nine saves. Senior Brian Douglas (Virginia Beach, Va./Catholic) went the distance in goal for VMI, making one save.

Washington and Lee returns to action on Saturday as it travels to Virginia Wesleyan for a 7:00 pm contest.

-- GENERALS --

GOALS
W&L -Brian Pirkle
VMI - Mike Lloyd (2), Parker Thurman

ASSISTS
W&L - none
VMI - Ross Davis (2), Parker Thurman

GOALKEEPERS
Christopher Carlson (W&L) 90:00, 3 GA, 9 saves
Brian Douglas (VMI) 90:00, 1 GA, 1 save

TEAM STATS
W&L - 6 shots, 5 corner kicks, 9 saves, 10 fouls
VMI - 21 shots, 10 corner kicks, 1 save, 6 fouls


W&L MEN'S SOCCER FALLS TO ROANOKE, 2-1

LEXINGTON, Va. --The Washington and Lee men's soccer team saw its unbeaten streak come to an end Saturday afternoon as the Generals lost to Roanoke, 2-1, in ODAC action.

Sophomore forward Elliott Stallings (Blacksburg, Va./Blacksburg) broke a 1-1 draw at 39:33, intercepting a failed W&L (6-1-2, 2-1-2) clear and burying the goal to give the Maroons (9-2-1, 5-1-0) the win.

After watching Roanoke take a 1-0 lead off a goal from freshman defender Brian Walter (Columbia, Md./River Hill), W&L rallied and evened the score with a goal from freshman midfielder Rhett McCraw (Greenville, S.C./Christ Church Episcopal) at 28:54.

Despite a tightly matched second half, neither team was able to score again.

Sophomore Michael Stanton (Rochester, N.Y./Greece Olympia) and junior Christopher Carlson (Santa Monica, Calif./Harvard-Westlake) split time in the Generals' goal. Stanton started the game and made one save, while Carlson took over the net in the second half and made two saves.

Junior Harper Thorsen (Blacksburg, Va./Blacksburg) played all 90 minutes in the Roanoke goal and made four saves.

Washington and Lee returns to action on Tues., Oct. 14 when the Generals host VMI. Game time is 4:00 p.m.

-- GENERALS --

GOALS
W&L -Rhett McCraw
RC - Brian Walter, Elliott Stallings

ASSISTS
W&L - none
RC - none

GOALKEEPERS
Michael Stanton (W&L) 45:00, 2 GA, 1 save
Christopher Carlson (W&L) 45:00, 0 GA, 2 saves
Harper Thorsen (RC) 90:00, 1 GA 4 save

TEAM STATS
W&L - 9 shots, 6 corner kicks, 3 saves, 11 fouls, 3 Yellow Cards (Derrick Lott, Peter Miller, Brian Pirkle)
RC - 13 shots, 6 corner kicks, 4 save, 7 fouls, 1 Yellow Card (Elliott Stallings)


W&L MEN'S SOCCER DEFEATS LYNCHBURG, 1-0

LYNCHBURG, Va. -- Sophomore midfielder Keith Sullivan (San Antonio, Texas/Alamo Heights) scored off a header at 79:12 to lift the Washington and Lee men's soccer team past Lynchburg, 1-0, in ODAC action Wednesday afternoon.

Sullivan put the Generals (6-0-2) on the board when he headed the ball off a pass from junior defender Peter Miller (Towson, Md./Baltimore Lutheran).

Sophomore Michael Stanton (Rochester, N.Y./Greece Olympia) and junior Christopher Carlson (Santa Monica, Calif./Harvard-Westlake) split time in the Generals' goal. Stanton started in the net and made six saves before Carlson took over in the second half, making one stop.

Sophomore Dan Ruch manned the Hornets' (4-7, 1-3) goal, making five saves.

Lynchburg outshot W&L, 12-9, and held a 4-1 advantage in corner kicks.

Washington and Lee returns to action on Sat., Oct. 11, when it hosts Roanoke. Game time is 11:00 a.m.

-- GENERALS --

GOALS
W&L -Keith Sullivan
LC - none

ASSISTS
W&L - Peter Miller
LC - none

GOALKEEPERS
Michael Stanton (W&L) 45:00, 0 GA, 6 saves
Christopher Carlson (W&L) 45:00, 0 GA, 1 save
Dan Ruch (LC) 90:00, 1 GA 5 save

TEAM STATS
W&L - 9 shots, 1 corner kicks, 7 saves, 12 fouls, 1 Yellow Card (Justin Mygatt)
LC - 12 shots, 4 corner kicks, 5 save, 5 fouls, 1 Yellow Card (Tim Fahl)


W&L MEN'S SOCCER DOWNS SCAD, 2-1

SAVANNAH, Ga. -- The Washington and Lee men's soccer team used a pair of first-half goals to defeat Savannah College of Art and Design, 2-1, on Saturday night.

Junior defender Peter Miller (Towson, Md./Baltimore Lutheran) scored off an assist from senior midfielder Jacob Stoehr (San Antonio, Texas/Alamo Heights) at 11:47 to give W&L (5-0-2) a 1-0 lead. At 28:54 sophomore midfielder Derrick Lott (Knoxville, Tenn./Knoxville Catholic) was awarded a penalty kick after he was chopped down in the SCAD (1-8) box. He sank the shot, giving the Generals a 2-0 lead.

Savannah A&D freshman forward Justin Wolocko scored off an assist from sophomore Tim Toomey 53 minutes into the match, but the Bees never got any closer to W&L.

Sophomore Michael Stanton (Rochester, N.Y./Greece Olympia) and junior Christopher Carlson (Santa Monica, Calif./Harvard-Westlake) split time in the Generals' goal. Both keepers made three saves. Junior Sam Wolfgram made nine stops for SCAD.

Washington and Lee returns to action on Wed., Oct. 8, when they travel to Lynchburg. Game time is 4:00 p.m.

-- GENERALS --

GOALS
W&L -Peter Miller, Derrick Lott
SCAD - Justin Wolocko

ASSISTS
W&L - Jacob Stoehr
SCAD - Tim Toomey

GOALKEEPERS
Michael Stanton (W&L) 45:00, 0 GA, 3 saves
Christopher Carlson (W&L) 45:00, 1 GA, 3saves
Sam Wolfgram (SCAD) 90:00, 2 GA 9 save

TEAM STATS
W&L - 16 shots, 3 corner kicks, 6 saves, 14 fouls, 3 Yellow Cards
SCAD- 17 shots, 6 corner kicks, 9 save, 17 fouls, 3 Yellow Cards


 

W&L MEN'S SOCCER PLAYS TO SCORELESS TIE WITH MACON

ASHLAND, Va. -- The Washington and Lee men's soccer team played to a scoreless tie with Randolph-Macon on Wednesday afternoon in Ashland, Va.

Sophomore Michael Stanton (Rochester, N.Y./Greece Olympia) and junior Christopher Carlson (Santa Monica, Calif./Harvard-Westlake) both played in goal for the Generals (4-0-2, 1-0-2). Stanton started and played 45 minutes, recording three saves. Carlson played the second half and overtime periods (65:00), notching six stops.
Nick Warner covered the goal for the Yellow Jackets (5-2-1, 0-1-1), recording one save.

For the game, Macon held a 15-3 advantage in shots and a 6-4 edge in corner kicks.

Washington and Lee returns to action on Saturday evening as it travels to Savannah Art & Design for a 7:00 pm contest.

-- GENERALS --

GOALS
W&L -None
R-MC - None

ASSISTS
W&L - None
R-MC - None

GOALKEEPERS
Michael Stanton (W&L) 45:00, 0 GA, 3 saves
Christopher Carlson (W&L) 65:00, 0 GA, 6 saves
Nick Warner (R-MC) 110:00, 0 GA 1 save

TEAM STATS
W&L - 3 shots, 4 corner kicks, 9 saves, 16 fouls
R-MC - 15 shots, 6 corner kicks, 1 save, 13 fouls, 2 Yellow Cards


W&L MEN'S SOCCER DEFEATS HAMPDEN-SYDNEY, 3-1

LEXINGTON, Va. -- Sophomore midfielder Keith Sullivan (San Antonio, Texas/Alamo Heights) buried a goal with just four minutes remaining to break a 1-1 tie, and lift the Washington and Lee men's soccer team past Hampden-Sydney, 3-1, on Saturday afternoon.

Junior midfielder Brian Pirkle (Lexington, Va./Woodberry Forest) put the Generals (4-0-1, 1-0-1) on the board at 57:04, locking the score at 1-1. After Sullivan's goal, Pirkle iced the win off a free-kick, bending a left-footed shot around the Hampden-Sydney wall and into the net at 87:32.

The Tigers (5-3, 0-2) took a 1-0 first-half lead off the foot of freshman forward Marcus Jackson (Virginia Beach, Va./Ocean Lakes).

Hampden-Sydney held a narrow 12-10 advantage in shots, while Washington and Lee took four corners to the Tigers' five.

Sophomore goalie Michael Stanton (Rochester, N.Y./Greece Olympia) made six stops in the Generals' net while freshman keeper Nathaniel Dallas (Hendersonville, Tenn./Handersonville) made three saves for the Tigers.

Washington and Lee returns to action on Wed., Oct. 1, when they travel to Randolph-Macon. Game time is 4:00 p.m.

-- GENERALS --

 

GOALS
W&L -Brian Pirkle (2), Keith Sullivan
HSC- Marcus Jackson

ASSISTS
W&L - none
HSC- Michael Kraemer

GOALKEEPERS
Michael Stanton (W&L) 90:00, 1GA, 6 saves
Nathaniel Dallas (HSC) 90:00, 3GA, 3 saves

TEAM STATS
W&L - 10 shot, 4 corner kicks, 6 saves, 12 fouls (Richard Phillips: Yellow Card)
HSC- 12 shots, 3 corner kicks, 3 saves, 11 fouls


W&L MEN'S SOCCER BATTLES EASTERN MENNONITE TO 2-2 DRAW

LEXINGTON, Va. -- The Washington and Lee men's soccer team battled Eastern Mennonite to a 2-2 draw in the Generals' ODAC opener on Wednesday afternoon.

The Royals (4-1-2, 1-0-1) took a 1-0 lead when sophomore forward Darren Stauffer (Alberta, Canada/Western Mennonite) lofted a long shot from the corner of the 18-yard box and found the far netting at 35:17. The Generals' (3-0-1, 0-0-1) locked the score at 1-1 with less than a minute left in the first period. Junior defender Peter Miller (Towson, Md./Baltimore Lutheran) made a run from the back and buried a shot with 57 second left before the break.

The Generals struck first in the second half with a goal from freshman midfielder Kyle Garcia (Smyrna, Ga./Westminster) at 74:56, but the visitors locked the score back up four minutes later as Stauffer burried his second goal of the day.

Despite feverish intensity during the two overtime periods, neither squad could find the back of the net.

Washington and Lee held a 22-5 advantage in shots and a 10-2 advantage in corner kicks.

Washington and Lee returns to action on Saturday, Sept. 27, when the Generals host Hampden-Sydney. Game time is 11:00 a.m.

-- GENERALS --

 

GOALS
W&L -Peter Miller, Kyle Garcia
EMU- Darren Stauffer (2)

ASSISTS
W&L - Brian Pirkle
EMU - Andrew Moore

GOALKEEPERS
Christopher Carlson (W&L) 110:00, 2GA, 1saves
Ayo Patterson (EMU) 110:00, 2GA, 4saves

TEAM STATS
W&L - 22 shot, 10 corner kicks, 1 saves, 16 fouls (Ryan Light: Yellow Card)
EMU- 5 shots, 2 corner kicks, 4 saves, 13 fouls


W&L MEN'S SOCCER BEATS CATHOLIC, 3-1

LEXINGTON, Va. -- Junior midfielder Brian Pirkle (Lexington, Va./Woodberry Forest) scored a pair of goals to propel the Washington and Lee men's soccer team past Catholic, 3-1, in non-conference action on Saturday afternoon.

Fellow junior midfielder Justin Mygatt (Marietta, Ga./Woodward Academy) scored the Generals (3-0) third goal of the contest and assisted on Pirkle's first score of the day. The victory marks the first time W&L has won three straight games since the 2001 squad put together a three-game, and a seven-game winning streak.

Pirkle found the back of the net early in the match, burying a cross from Mygatt 3:35 into the contest. He scored again, this time unassisted, at 20:46 to give the Generals a 2-0 lead going into halftime. Mygatt netted his goal at 52:49 to give W&L a 3-0 lead. Freshman forward Sandy Piracci (Chapel Hill, N.C./Chapel Hill) earned an assist on the goal.

Sophomore defender Matt Brideau (Fairfax Station, Va./Bishop Ireton) scored Catholic's (0-3-2) lone tally at 87:00.
Sophomore Michael Stanton (Rochester, N.Y./Greece Olympia) and junior Christopher Carlson (Santa Monica, Calif./Harvard-Westlake) split time in the Generals' goal and logged a saves each. Freshman keeper Evan Phillips (Salisbury, Md./Bennett) made eight saves for the Cardinals.

Washington and Lee returns to action on Wednesday, Sept. 24, when the Generals host Eastern Mennonite. Game time is 4:00 p.m.

-- GENERALS --

 

GOALS
W&L -Brian Pirkle (2), Justin Mygatt
CUA- Matt Brideau

ASSISTS
W&L - Justin Mygatt
CUA- none

GOALKEEPERS
Michael Stanton (W&L) 45:00, 0GA, 1 saves
Christopher Carlson (W&L) 45:00, 1GA, 1 saves
Evan Phillips (CUA) 90:00, 3GA, 8 saves

TEAM STATS
W&L - 25 shot, 9 corner kicks, 2 saves, 14 fouls (Kyle Garcia, Ryan Light: Yellow Card)
CUA- 3 shots, 4 corner kicks, 8 saves, 11 fouls (Dan Clifford: Yellow Card)


W&L MEN'S SOCCER SHUTS OUT FERRUM, 2-0

FERRUM, Va. -- Junior midfielder Brian Pirkle (Lexington, Va./Woodberry Forest) scored a goal and added an assist as the Washington and Lee men's soccer team blanked Ferrum College, 2-0, on Tuesday afternoon.

Pirkle scored the first goal of the day for the Generals (2-0) off an assist from fellow junior midfielder Justin Mygatt (Marietta, Ga./Woodward Academy) at 10:21. Ten minutes later, Pirkle set up W&L's second goal with an assist to senior mifielder Jake Stoehr (San Antonio, Texas/Alamo Heights), who found the net at 20:21 into the match.

The win marks the first time W&L (2-0) has opened the season with a pair of wins since the 2000 squad won its first seven games.

Sophomore Michael Stanton (Rochester, N.Y./Greece Olympia) and junior Christopher Carlson (Santa Monica, Calif./Harvard-Westlake) split time in the Generals' goal and logged a pair of saves each. Freshmen Adam Pickeral and Carl Bravermen split time in the Panther goal. Pickeral made seven saves and Bravermen posted two saves.
The Generals outshot the Panthers, 25-7, and held a narrow 7-5 advantage in corner kicks.

Washington and Lee returns to action Saturday, September 20, when the Generals travel to Catholic. Game time is 11:00 a.m.

-- GENERALS --

GOALS
W&L -Jacob Stoehr, Brian Pirkle
FC- none

ASSISTS
W&L - Justin Mygatt, Brian Pirkle
FC- none

GOALKEEPERS
Michael Stanton (W&L) 45:00, 0GA, 2 saves
Christopher Carlson (W&L) 45:00, 0GA, 2 saves
Adam Pickeral (FC) 45:00, 2GA, 7 saves
Carl Bravermen (FC) 45:00, 0GA, 2 saves

TEAM STATS
W&L - 25 shot, 7 corner kicks, 4 saves, 0 fouls
FC- 7 shots, 5 corner kicks, 9 saves, 2 fouls (Brad Orr, Yared Tessema: Yellow Card)

 


 

W&L MEN'S SOCCER BEATS N.C. WESLEYAN, 2-1 IN OVERTIME

ROCKY MOUNT, N.C. -- The Washington and Lee men's soccer team opened its 2003 campaign, defeating N.C. Wesleyan 2-1 in overtime on Saturday.

The Generals (1-0) were led by senior Jake Stoehr (San Antonio, Texas/Alamo Heights), who scored a penalty kick and assisted on the golden goal in overtime.

With the scored locked at 1-1 in the first overtime period, Stoehr fed junior Brian Pirkle (Lexington, Va./Woodberry Forest) for the gamewinning goal. Pirkle beat opposing keeper Jeff Johnson at the 87:38 mark to give the Generals the victory.

N.C.Wesleyan (2-5) overcame an early 1-0 deficit when Carlos Gomez beat Generals goalie Michael Stanton (Rochester, N.Y./Greece Olympia) to send the match into extra minutes.

Stanton logged two saves across 45 minutes and overtime while fellow General Christopher Carlson (Santa Monica, Calif./Harvard-Westlake) made two stops during his 45 minutes between the pipes. Johnson made a pair of saves for N.C. Wesleyan.

Washington and Lee returns to action Tuesday, September 16 when the Generals travel to Ferrum. Game time is 4:00 p.m.

-- GENERALS --

GOALS
W&L -Jacob Stoehr, Brian Pirkle
NC-W - Carlos Gomez

ASSISTS
W&L - Jacob Stoehr
NC-W - Jon Dyer, Drew Martin

GOALKEEPERS
Michael Stanton (W&L) 45:00, 1GA, 2 saves
Christopher Carlson (W&L) 45:00, 0 GA, 2 saves
Jeff Johnson (NC-W) 90:00, 2 GA, 2 saves

TEAM STATS
W&L - 9 shot, 3 corner kicks, 4 saves, 8 fouls (Ryan Light, Scot Pittman, Yellow Card)
NC-W- 14 shots, 6 corner kicks, 2 save, 14 fouls (Jon Dyer, Yellow Card)