LYNCHBURG, Va. – Sophomore attacker Collette Murray (Manhasset, N.Y. / Manhasset) dished out a career-high six assists and tallied four goals in the 10th-ranked Washington and Lee women's lacrosse team's 25-0 win over Randolph on Friday evening at WildCat Stadium.
Murray's six assists are tied for the most in a single game in program history. The last player to dish out six assists in a single contest was Melissa Coggins '16 during the 2016 season.
Murray recorded three assists and scored two goals in the first half as the Generals (11-4, 7-0) took a 14-0 lead into intermission. Senior attacker Mimi MacCowatt (New Vernon, N.J. / Kent Place) and sophomore attacker Carson Pinney (Richmond, Va. / Collegiate) each added three goals in the opening 30 minutes.
The Generals continued to control play in the second half, scoring 11 tallies while continuing to hold the WildCats (3-11, 0-6) scoreless. Murray added three assists and two goals, while junior attacker Rebecca Wellford (St. Louis, Mo. / MICDS) tallied two goals and two assists in the final 30 minutes as the Generals cruised to the win.
For the game, W&L held the advantage in shots (38-2) and draw controls (22-5). The Generals also held an 11-7 edge in ground balls.
Murray's four goals and 10 points were both career-highs. Pinney also tallied a career-best five goals, while also dishing out an assist. MacCowatt added four goals and an assist, while Wellford finished with three goals and two assists. Junior midfielder Maddy Graves (Cos Cob, Conn. / Greenwich) and first-year attacker Izzy Zungailia (West Grove, Pa. / Tower Hill School) each added three goals.
Senior Hannah Wiltshire (Wilton, Conn. / Wilton) saw action in goal for 25:00 and junior Ellie Aburn (Towson, Md. / Notre Dame Prep) played 19:32 in net, while sophomore Leeann Passaro (Upper Saddle River, N.J. / The Lawrenceville School) played the final 15:28 and made one stop. Sophomore Chrissy Shackleford played the entire game in goal for the WildCats and made four saves.
Washington and Lee returns to action on Sunday when it travels to 23rd-ranked Stevens for a 12:00 pm contest.
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