Women's Lacrosse at Christopher Newport

NEWPORT NEWS, Va. -- The 20th-ranked Washington and Lee women's lacrosse team scored seven unanswered goals over the final 11:37 of the contest en route to posting a 17-10 victory over Christopher Newport on Saturday afternoon in Newport News, Va.

The Captains (13-6) scored two-straight goals in the opening 1:15 of the contest to take an early 2-0 lead. However, the Generals answered back with three of their own, including two goals from senior midfielder Colleen Evans (Lexington, Va./Rockbridge County), to take their first lead of the game (3-2) at the 23:35 mark. CNU junior defender Alyssa Burke found the back of the net just 46 seconds later to knot the game at 3-3, which was the first of four ties over the final 22:49 of the first half. Christopher Newport held a slight 8-7 halftime advantage.

The Generals (13-5) began chipping away at CNU's lead and opened up the second half scoring with three-consecutive goals on the strength of two tallies from junior attacker Britten Mathews (Richmond, Va./Collegiate) to take a 10-8 lead at 20:35. CNU responded with its only two goals of the second period to tie the game at 10-10 with 18:22 remaining in the game, but W&L proceeded with the aforementioned scoring barrage en route to the seven-goal victory.

Mathews paced the Generals with six goals and dished out one assist. Evans tallied three goals and two assists, while sophomore midfielder Emmy Mathews (Baltimore, Md./Bryn Mawr) notched three goals. Junior attacker Meredith Freeman (St. Louis, Mo./MICDS) tallied two goals, while senior midfielder Kelsi Robinson (West Chester, Pa./Westtown) totaled one goal and two assists.  Sophomore midfielder Kate Donnelly (Houston, Texas/St. John's School) added one goal and one assist, while senior attacker Katie Flippen (Norfolk, Va./Norfolk Academy) and first-year attacker Maddie McKaig (Annapolis, Md./Annapolis) chipped in one goal apiece.  Sophomore goalkeeper Katharine Farrar (Lexington, Va./Episcopal) played all 60 minutes and registered seven saves.

CNU was led by sophomore attacker Meghan Harkey's three goals. Burke and sophomore attacker Kaitlin Quigley registered two goals apiece, while senior midfielder Katie Doherty chipped in three helpers.  Junior netminder Gayle Robinson played the entire game between the pipes and totaled 12 saves.

The 20th-ranked Washington and Lee women's lacrosse team now must wait to see if they are awarded an at-large NCAA bid.

W&L GOALS:
Britten Mathews 5; Colleen Evans 3; Emmy Mathews 3; Meredith Freeman 2; Kelsi Robinson 1; Kate Donnelly 1; Maddie McKaig1; Katie Flippen 1.

W&L ASSISTS:
Colleen Evans 2; Kelsi Robinson 2; Kate Donnelly 1; Britten Mathews 1; Kate Speare 1.

CNU GOALS:
Meghan Harkey 3; Kaitlin Quigley 2; Alyssa Burke 2; Liz Klemens 1; Chrissy Rogers 1; Shayna Sargent 1.

CNU ASSISTS:
Katie Doherty 3.

GOALKEEPERS:
W&L: Katharine Farrar- 60:00, 10 GA, 7 saves
CNU: Gayle Robinson - 60:00, 17 GA, 12 saves

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Women's Lacrosse vs. Roanoke

SALEM, Va. -- Top-seeded Roanoke used a four-goal spurt late in the second half en route to defeating second-seeded Washington and Lee, 11-9, in the Old Dominion Athletic Conference championship game on Sunday at Kerr Stadium.

For W&L, the loss snapped a string of six-straight league titles dating back to the 2002 season when Randolph-Macon claimed the ODAC title.  

The Generals jumped out to a 5-0 lead at the 19:16 mark on the strength of two goals from senior midfielder Kelsi Robinson (West Chester, Pa./Westtown). The Maroons then added back-to-back goals and made it a three-goal game (6-3) at halftime.

RC opened up the second-half scoring with three-straight goals, including two from junior midfielder Gina Valles to tie the contest (6-6) at 24:32. The two teams then exchanged goals over the next 10:02 to make it an 8-8 contest with 12:03 remaining. However, Valles scored unassisted just 49 seconds later to give Roanoke its first lead of the game (9-8) and the Maroons held on for the two-goal victory.

W&L was paced by Robinson, who tallied three goals and one assist. Junior attacker Meredith Freeman (St. Louis, Mo./MICDS) notched two goals, while senior midfielder Colleen Evans (Lexington, Va./Rockbridge County), sophomore attacker Wilton Megargel (Charlottesville, Va./St. Anne's-Belfield), sophomore midfielder Emmy Mathews (Baltimore, Md./Bryn Mawr) and first-year attacker Maddie McKaig (Annapolis, Md./Annapolis) all chipped in one goal each. Sophomore attacker Kate Donnelly (Houston, Texas/St. John's School) and junior attacker Britten Mathews (Richmond, Va./Collegiate) chipped in one assist each. Sophomore Katharine Farrar (Lexington, Va./Episcopal) played 55 minutes in goal and recorded four saves.

Valles led Roanoke with five goals and one assist. Junior midfielder Paige Mason registered one goal and two assists, while sophomore attacker Carolyn Miller added two goals. Senior goalkeeper Katlyn Scarlett played all 60 minutes between the pipes and recorded seven saves.

Robinson, Evans and Emmy Mathews all represented W&L on the All-Tournament team, while Valles, Scarlett, Mason, Miller and junior defender Carolyn Clark were named to the team from Roanoke.

Roanoke (15-4) receives the ODAC's automatic bid to the NCAA Tournament, while the Generals (12-5) must wait to see if they are awarded an at-large bid.

The Generals return to action on Sat., May 2 when they travel to Christopher Newport for a 1:00 pm contest.

AGATE

W&L Goals:
Kelsi Robinson 3; Meredith Freeman 2; Colleen Evans 1; Wilton Megargel 1; Emmy Mathews 1; Maddie McKaig 1.

W&L Assists:
Kate Donnelly 1; Britten Mathews 1; Kelsi Robinson 1.

RC Goals:
Gina Valles 5, Carolyn Miller 2; Paige Mason 1; Elizabeth Hartge 1; Ella Wade 1; Sunni Ray 1.

RC Assists:
Paige Mason 2; Gina Valles 1.

Goalkeeping:
W&L - Katharine Farrar - 55:13 - 9 GA, 4 saves
W&L - Jennifer Linder - 4:47 - 2 GA, 0 saves
RC - Katlyn Scarlett - 60:00 - 9 GA, 7 saves

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Women's Lacrosse vs. Randolph-Macon

SALEM, Va. -- The 16th ranked and second-seeded Washington and Lee women's lacrosse team tallied seven-straight goals in the first half and cruised to a 14-3 victory over third-seeded Randolph-Macon on Saturday afternoon at Kerr Stadium.

The Generals (12-4) outshot the Yellow Jackets, 39-17, and raced out to an 8-1 lead at halftime, including two goals apiece from senior midfielder Colleen Evans (Lexington, Va./Rockbridge County) and sophomore midfielder Emmy Mathews (Baltimore, Md./Bryn Mawr). W&L then pushed out to an 11-2 lead at the 21:17 mark of the second half on the strength of two goals from junior attacker Meredith Freeman (St. Louis, Mo./MICDS) in securing its eighth-consecutive appearance in the ODAC finals with an 11-goal triumph.

Washington and Lee was paced by first-year attacker Maddie McKaig (Annapolis, Md./Annapolis), who notched a hat trick. Mathews, Evans, Freeman, sophomore attacker Britten Mathews (Richmond, Va./Collegiate) and sophomore attacker Kate Speare (Wallingford, Pa./Strath Haven) all added two goals apiece, while senior midfielder Kelsi Robinson (West Chester, Pa./Westtown) tallied one goal and one assist. Senior attacker Katie Flippen (Norfolk, Va./Norfolk Academy) chipped in two assits. Sophomore Katharine Farrar (Lexington, Va./Episcopal) and first-year Jennifer Linder (Moorestown, N.J./Moorestown) shared minutes in goal and combined to stop nine shots.

Senior midfielder Morgan Hutchinson tallied all three Randolph-Macon goals. Sophomore netminder Alex Flammia played all 60 minutes for the Yellow Jackets (9-7) and recorded 13 saves.

Washington and Lee returns to action on Sunday in the ODAC championship game against top-seeded Roanoke at 2:00 pm at Kerr Stadium.

AGATE

W&L GOALS:
Maddie McKaig 3; Britten Mathews 2; Emmy Mathews 2; Colleen Evans 2; Meredith Freeman 2; Kate Speare 2; Kelsi Robinson 1.

W&L ASSISTS:
Katie Flippen 2; Kelsi Robinson 1.

R-MC GOALS:
Morgan Hutchinson 3.

R-MC ASSISTS:
None.

GOALKEEPERS:
W&L: Katharine Farrar- 42:38, 3 GA, 8 saves
W&L: Jennifer Linder - 17:22, 0 GA, 1 save
R-MC: Alex Flammia - 60:00, 14 GA, 13 saves

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Women's Lacrosse vs. Colorado College

SWARTHMORE, Pa. - The 14th-ranked Washington and Lee women's lacrosse team recovered from a 4-2 halftime deficit and tallied nine consecutive goals in the second half as the Generals defeated Colorado College, 13-9, on Saturday morning in Swarthmore, Pa.

W&L (11-4) got on board just 1:06 into the game when senior midfielder Colleen Evans (Lexington, Va./Rockbridge) scored on a free-position shot. However, the Tigers tallied the next two goals to take a 2-1 lead at 10:12. Evans scored again off of a feed from senior midfielder Kelsi Robinson (West Chester, Pa./Westtown) with 8:55 remaining in the first half to tie the game at 2-2, but Colorado College scored the final two goals to take a 4-2 lead at the break.

The Generals opened the second-half scoring with nine consecutive goals aided by four tallies from sophomore midfielder Emmy Mathews (Baltimore, Md./Bryn Mawr) and two goals apiece from senior attacker Katie Flippen (Norfolk, Va./Norfolk Academy) and junior attacker Britten Mathews (Richmond, Va./Collegiate) to take an 11-4 lead at 13:13. The Tigers (10-4) outscored the Generals, 5-2, down the stretch, including a pair from senior midfielder Ali Zarlengo and sophomore midfielder Claire Preston, but W&L held on for the four-goal victory.

Washington and Lee was paced by Emmy Mathews' four goals. Evans tallied three goals, while Flippen netted two goals and dished out one assist. Britten Mathews and sophomore midfielder Wilton Megargel (Charlottesville, Va./St. Anne's-Belfield) totaled two goals apiece, while Robinson dished out two assists. Sophomore Katharine Farrar (Lexington, Va./Episcopal) played the first half between the pipes and recorded four saves, while first-year Jennifer Linder (Moorestown, N.J./Moorestown) played the final 30 minutes and registered three saves.

Colorado College was led by Zarlengo, Preston and junior midfielder Kristin Rider, who all netted two goals each. Junior defender Maggie Defanti, senior attacker Alexa Dougherty and junior attacker Holly McHugh chipped in one goal apiece. Senior Jess Van Doren played 56:32 between the pipes and registered nine saves, while junior Valerie Cranmer played 3:28 and recorded two saves.

The Generals return to action on Saturday for the 2009 ODAC semifinals. The Generals' opponent and the time of the game have yet to be determined.

AGATE:

W&L GOALS:
Emmy Mathews 4, Colleen Evans 3, Britten Mathews 2, Katie Flippen 2, Wilton Megargel 2.

W&L ASSISTS:
Kelsi Robinson 2, Katie Flippen 1.

CC GOALS: Alli Zarlengo 2, Kritin Rider 2, Claire Preston 2, Maggie Defanti 1, Alexa Dougherty 1, Holly McHugh 1.

CC ASSISTS: None.

GOALKEEPING:
W&L - Katharine Farrar (30:00), 4 GA, 4 saves
W&L - Jennifer Linder (30:00), 5 GA, 3 saves
CC - Jess Van Doren (30:00), 2 GA, 7 saves
CC - Valerie Cranmer (3:28), 3 GA, 2 saves
CC - Jess Van Doren (26:32), 8 GA, 2 saves

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Women's Lacrosse at Guilford

GREENSBORO, N.C. - The 14th-ranked Washington and Lee women's lacrosse team forced 29 Guilford turnovers and jumped out to a 10-1 lead as the Generals topped the Quakers, 15-4, in ODAC action on Tuesday afternoon at Armfield Athletic Center.

The Generals (10-4, 7-1) jumped out to a 6-0 lead in the opening 23 minutes of the game on the strength of a hat trick from junior attacker Britten Mathews (Richmond, Va./Collegiate) before the Quakers got on board at the 6:17 mark. W&L added another goal when sophomore midfielder Emmy Mathews (Baltimore, Md./Bryn Mawr) scored on a free-postion shot to give the Generals a 7-1 advantage at the break. Washington and Lee then outscored Guilford, 8-3, in the second half, including another goal from Britten Mathews and a pair from senior attacker Katie Flippen (Norfolk, Va./Norfolk Academy) en route to the 11-goal triumph.

The Blue and White were led by Flippen and Britten Mathews, who totaled four goals apiece. Emmy Mathews netted three goals, while junior attacker Meredith Freeman (St. Louis, Mo./MICDS) and senior midfielder Kelsi Robinson (West Chester, Pa./Westtown) notched one goal and dished out two assists each. Sophomore goalkeeper Katharine Farrar (Lexington, Va./Episcopal) and first-year Jennifer Linder (Moorestown, N.J./Moorestown) split time between the pipes and combined to stop eight would-be goals for W&L.

Guilford (5-10, 2-5) was paced by junior midfielder Carrie Ernst, who tallied one goal and one assist. Junior midfielder Shelly Nogueira added two assists, while junior netminder Alyzza-May Callahan played all 60 minutes in goal and registered 16 saves.

Washington and Lee returns to action on Saturday as it travels to Swarthmore, Pa. to take on Colorado College at 10:00 am.

AGATE

W&L GOALS:
Katie Flippen 4; Britten Mathews 4; Emmy Mathews 3; Meredith Freeman 1; Kelsi Robinson 1; Maddie McKaig 1; Ellie Van Sant 1.

W&L ASSISTS:
Meredith Freeman 2; Kelsi Robinson 2.

GC GOALS:
Carrie Ernst 1; Hannah Merrell 1; Ellie Merritt 1; Summer Frazier 1.

GC ASSISTS:
Shelly Nogueira 2; Sarah Bradburd 1; Carrie Ernst 1.

GOALKEEPERS:
W&L - Katharine Farrar - 38:45, 1 GA, 4 saves
W&L - Jennifer Linder - 21:15, 3 GA, 4 saves
GC - Alyzza-May Callahan - 60:00, 15 GA, 16 saves

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Women's Lacrosse vs. Randolph-Macon

LEXINGTON, Va. - Washington and Lee had 10 different players find the back of the net in the first half as the 13th-ranked Generals cruised to a 22-5 ODAC victory over Randolph-Macon on Saturday afternoon at Watt Field.

The Generals jumped out to a 5-1 lead in the opening 8:53 of the contest, including two goals by senior attacker Katie Flippen (Norfolk, Va./Norfolk Academy). The Yellow Jackets began chipping away at W&L's advantage and sliced it to a two-goal game (5-3) at 17:52. However, the Blue and White outscored R-MC, 10-2, to enter the break with a 10-goal cushion (15-5). W&L then tallied seven unanswered goals in the second half in cruising to the 17-goal triumph.

Washington and Lee (9-4, 6-1) was led by sophomore midfielder Emmy Mathews (Baltimore, Md./Bryn Mawr), who totaled three goals and one assist. Sophomore attacker Wilton Megargel (Charlottesville, Va./St. Anne's-Belfield) and senior midfielder Kelsi Robinson (West Chester, Pa./Westtown) netted three goals apiece, while junior attacker Britten Mathews (Richmond, Va./Collegiate) amassed two goals and two assists. Flippen, first-year attacker Alli Shearin (Essex Fells, N.J./West Essex) and senior midfielder Colleen Evans (Lexington, Va./Rockbridge County) tallied two goals each, while sophomore attacker Kate Speare (Wallingford, Pa./Strath Haven) and first-year midfielder Maddie McKaig (Annapolis, Md./Annapolis) added one goal and one assist each. Sophomore goalkeeper Katharine Farrar (Lexington, Va./Episcopal) played the majority of the time between the pipes and registered four saves, while first-year Jennifer Linder (Moorestown, N.J./Moorestown) played the final 7:26 of the game and did not face a shot.

Randolph-Macon (7-5, 5-2) was paced by junior attacker Laura Fox's (Crownsville, Md./Old Mill) two goals and one assist. Sophomore midfielder Elyse Cooper (Crownsville, Md./Old Mil) added two goals, while senior midfielder Morgan Hutchinson (Manakin-Sabot, Va./Steward School) chipped in one goal. Sophomore netminder Alex Flammia (Springfield, Va./West Springfield) played 56 minutes in goal and recorded seven shots, while sophomore Kelly Stuhlman (West Haven, Conn./West Haven) played the last four minutes and did not register any saves.

The Generals return to action on Tuesday as they travel to Guilford for a 4:00 pm contest.

AGATE

W&L GOALS:

Emmy Mathews 3; Wilton Megargel 3; Kelsi Robinson 3; Britten Mathews 2; Katie Flippen 2; Alli Shearin 2; Colleen Evans 2; Maddie McKaig 1; Kate Speare 1; Meredith Freeman 1; Kate Donnelly 1; Alexis Harrison 1.

W&L ASSISTS:
Britten Mathews 2; Emmy Mathews 1; Maddie McKaig 1; Kate Speare 1.

R-MC GOALS:
Laura Fox 2; Elyse Cooper 2; Morgan Hutchinson 1.

R-MC ASSISTS:
Laura Fox 1; Emily Kent 1; Logan Pomeroy 1.

GOALKEEPING:
W&L: Katharine Farrar - 52:34, 5 GA, 4 saves
W&L: Jennifer Linder - 7:26, 0 GA, 0 saves
R-MC: Alex Flammia - 56:00, 21 GA, 7 saves
R-MC: Kelly Stuhlman - 4:00, 1 GA, 0 saves

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Women's Lacrosse vs. Hollins

LEXINGTON, Va. -- The Washington and Lee women's lacrosse team opened up an 8-0 lead less than seven minutes into the game as W&L cruised to a 20-0 victory over Hollins on Wednesday evening at Watt Field.

First-year attacker Alexis Harrison (Rumson, N.J./Rumson-Fairhaven) opened the scoring for the fifteenth-ranked Generals (8-4, 5-1 ODAC) when she tallied a goal off an assists from senior midfielder Colleen Evans (Lexington, Va./Rockbridge County) just 13 seconds into the contest. Senior attacker Katie Flippen (Norfolk, Va./Norfolk Academy) made it 2-0 when she scored off a feed from Harrison at the 29:01 mark.

First-year Christina Benedetti (Derwood, Md./Academy of the Holy Cross) scored unassisted at 28:16 to make it 3-0 and junior attacker Britten Mathews (Richmond, Va./Collegiate) made it 4-0 following a pass from first-year midfielder Maddie McKaig (Annapolis, Md./Annapolis). Benedetti , sophomore midfielder Wilton Megargel (Charlottesville, Va./St. Anne's-Belfield) and Harrison tallied unassisted goals to push the lead to 7-0 as W&L cruised to the shutout.

Harrison and McKaig each tallied five points on two goals and three assists, while sophomore attacker Kate Speare (Wallingford, Pa./Strath Haven) and first-year attacker Alli Shearin (Essex Falls, N.J./West Essex) scored three goals and recorded two assists apiece. Benedetti added a team-high four goals.

First-year Jennifer Linder (Moorestown, N.J./Moorestown) played the entire 60:00 in goal and recorded one save.

For Hollins(1-4, 0-2), junior goalkeeper Tegan Urbanski (Swarthmore, Pa./Linden Hall) played all 60:00 between the pipes and notched 11 saves. Junior midfielder Kimme Lockett (Midlothian, Va./Midlothian) notced Hollins' only shot of the day.

W&L returns to action on April 11 as it hosts Randolph-Macon for a 1:00 pm game.

W&L Goals:
Christina Benedetti 4; Kate Speare 3; Alli Shearin 3; Alexis Harrison 2; Maddie McKaig 2; Wilton Megargel 2; Ellie Van Sant 2; Katie Flippen 1; Britten Mathews 1

W&L Assists:
Alexis Harrison 3; Maddie McKaig 3; Kate Speare 2; Ellie Van Sant 2; Alli Shearin 2; Colleen Evans 1; Meredith Freeman 1

Goalkeepers:
Jennifer Linder (W&L): 60:00, 0 GA, 1 save
Tegan Urbanski (HU): 60:00, 20 GA, 11 saves

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Women's Lacrosse at Lynchburg

LYNCHBURG, Va. - Sophomore midfielder Wilton Megargel (Charlottesville, Va./St. Anne's-Belfield) scored off an assist by sophomore midfielder Emmy Mathews (Baltimore, Md./Bryn Mawr) with 4:53 remaining to lift 12th-ranked Washington and Lee to an 11-10 victory over Lynchburg in ODAC women's lacrosse action on Monday evening at Shellenberger Field.

The Generals (7-4, 4-1) jumped out to a 3-0 lead in the opening 2:48 of the game on the strength of two goals from junior attacker Meredith Freeman (St. Louis, Mo./MICDS) and one from senior attacker Kelsi Robinson (West Chester, Pa./Westtown).

The Hornets (5-4, 0-2) tied the game at 3-3 with 24:48 left in the first half following a three-goal barrage over a span of 1:54, but W&L used its' own three-goal run for a 6-3 lead at 17:30. Junior attacker Britten Mathews (Richmond, Va./Collegiate) scored one goal and assisted on another during the stretch.

Lynchburg closed the first half with two-straight tallies, including one by Kathryn Ollice with just 24 seconds remaining, to make it a 6-5 game at the break.

The Generals opened the second half with two scores for an 8-5 lead just 4:05 in, but the Hornets again responded with a three-goal spurt, including a pair of goals from Morgan Logue, to tie the game at 8-8 with 17:33 left.

W&L again assumed the lead with free positions goals by Britten Mathews and sophomore midfielder Kate Donnelly (Houston, Texas/St. John's) to take a 10-8 advantage with 12:43 to play, but Lynchburg fought back to knot the game at 10-10 with 6:12 to play, setting up Megargel's game-winner.

Freeman led W&L with four goals, while Britten Mathews had two goals and one assist. Senior attacker Katie Flippen (Norfolk, Va./Norfolk Academy) chipped in one goal and one assist and sophomore netminder Katharine Farrar (Lexington, Va./Episcopal) stopped three shots in 60 minutes of play.

Logue paced the Hornets with four goals, while Patty Sheahan and Deana Welsch tallied two goals apiece. Christina Tran played all 60 minutes between the pipes and totaled 13 saves.

Washington and Lee returns to action on Wednesday as it hosts Hollins for a 4:00 pm contest.

W&L GOALS:
Meredith Freeman 4; Britten Mathews 2; Katie Flippen 1; Wilton Megargel 1; Kelsi Robinson 1; Ellie Van Sant 1; Kate Donnelly 1.

W&L ASSISTS:
Katie Flippen 1; Britten Mathews 1; Emmy Mathews 1.

LC GOALS:
Morgan Logue 4; Patty Sheahan 2; Deana Welsch 2; Lindsay Gengras 1; Kathryn Ollice 1.

LC ASSISTS:
Lesley Buckingham 1; Lindsay Gengras 1; Morgan Logue 1.

GOALKEEPERS:
Katharine Farrar (W&L) - 60:00, 10 GA, 3 saves
Christina Tran (LC) - 60:00, 11 GA, 13 saves

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Women's Lacrosse at Roanoke

SALEM, Va. -- The 12th-ranked Washington and Lee women's lacrosse team dropped its first game to an ODAC opponent in five seasons, falling to Roanoke College, 12-8, on Saturday afternoon at Donald J. Kerr Stadium.

The loss snapped W&L's 48-game winning streak against ODAC foes that dated back to a 7-6 loss to Randolph-Macon on April 10, 2004.

The Generals (6-4, 3-1) jumped out to a 1-0 lead just 27 seconds into the game on a goal by senior attacker Kelsi Robinson (West Chester, Pa./Westtown) off an assist from senior midfielder Colleen Evans (Lexington, Va./Rockbridge County).

The Maroons (7-4, 4-0) evened the score at the 27:26 mark as Gina Valles scored off a feed from Brooks Laufman and then took a 2-1 lead on a Laufman goal off an assist from Paige Mason at 26:02. The Generals pulled even four more times and the two teams went into the halftime tied at 5-5.

Roanoke grabbed control of the game with three-straight tallies to begin the second half and led 8-5 with 20:07 left in the contest. The Generals rebounded with back-to-back goals by sophomore midfielder Kate Donnelly (Houston, Texas/St. John's) and Evans to make it 8-7 with 14:17 to play, but four consecutive RC goals, including a trio by Valles, gave the Maroons a commanding 12-7 lead with 2:06 left as they posted their first win over W&L since the 1999 season.

Robinson and Evans led the Generals with two goals and one assist each, while sophomore midfielder Emmy Mathews (Baltimore, Md./Bryn Mawr) notched two goals. Sophomore Katharine Farrar (Lexington, Va./Episcopal) played the duration in goal and totaled nine saves.

Valles paced Roanoke with seven goals, while Laufman posted two goals and one assist. Mason chipped in one goal and a pair of assists and Katlyn Scarlett registered eight saves during her 60 minutes in goal.

Washington and Lee returns to action on Monday as it travels to Lynchburg College for a 7:00 pm contest.

W&L GOALS:
Colleen Evans 2; Emmy Mathews 2; Kelsi Robinson 2; Kate Donnelly 1; Wilton Megargel 1.

W&L ASSISTS:
Colleen Evans 1; Britten Mathews 1; Maddie McKaig 1; Kelsi Robinson 1.

RC GOALS:
Gina Valles 7; Brooks Laufman 2; Mary Kate Cummings 1; Paige Mason 1; Carolyn Miller 1.

RC ASSISTS:
Paige Mason 2; Brooks Laufman 1; Carolyn Miller 1; Sunni Ray 1; Meegan Rourke 1.

GOALKEEPING:
W&L - Katharine Farrar - 60:00, 12 GA, 9 saves
RC - Katlyn Scarlett - 60:00, 8 GA, 8 saves

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Women's Lacrosse vs. Middlebury

LEXINGTON, Va. -- Sophomore goalkeeper Katharine Farrar (Lexington, Va./Episcopal) recorded a career-high 21 saves and the No. 12 Washington and Lee women’s lacrosse team survived a furious rally from No. 5 Middlebury as the Generals won, 11-10, at Watt Field on Tuesday afternoon.

The Panthers’ Sally Ryan scored with 8:57 remaining in the first half to cut W&L’s lead to 4-2, before the Generals (6-3) outscored Middlebury, 6-0, over the next 23:55 to assume a 10-2 lead with 16:58 left in the game. However, the Panthers (4-1) scored eight goals over the games’ final 15:01 and pulled to within 11-10 with 11 seconds left to play. Middlebury was called for an offensive foul as time expired and did not manage to get off a shot.

Senior midfielder Colleen Evans (Lexington, Va./Rockbridge County) led the Generals with four goals on the game, while sophomore midfielder Emmy Mathews (Baltimore, Md./Bryn Mawr) added a pair of goals. Junior attacker Britten Mathews (Richmond, Va./Collegiate) added two goals and an assist and senior attacker Katie Flippen (Norfolk, Va./Norfolk Academy) chipped in a goal and two helpers.

Farrar made 12 of her 21 saves in the second half as MC outshot W&L, 31-9, in the stanza. For the game, Middlebury held a 45-20 advantage in shots

The Panthers were led by Ryan, who scored four goals and tallied an assist, while Chase Delano added three goals and one helper.  Blair Bowie played the entire 60:00 in goal for Middlebury and recorded seven saves.

The Generals return to action on Saturday when they take on Roanoke at 1:00 pm.

W&L GOALS:
Colleen Evans 4; Emmy Mathews 2; Britten Mathews 2; Kelsi Robinson 1; Meredith Freeman 1

W&L ASSISTS:
Katie Flippen 2; Kelsi Robinson 1; Britten Mathews 1

MC GOALS:
Sally Ryan 4; Chase Delano 3; Lindsay McBride 2; Dana Heritage 1

MC ASSISTS:
Chase Delano 1; Dana Heritage 1; Sally Ryan 1

GOALKEEPING:
W&L - Katharine Farrar - 60:00, 10 GA, 21 saves
MC - Blair Bowie - 60:00, 11 GA, 7 saves
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Women's Lacrosse vs. Virginia Wesleyan

LEXINGTON, Va. - Junior attacker Meredith Freeman (St. Louis, Mo./MICDS) notched four goals and one assist to lead the 10th-ranked Washington and Lee women's lacrosse team to a 13-7 ODAC-victory over Virginia Wesleyan on Saturday afternoon at Watt Field.

The Generals (5-2, 3-0) jumped out to a 4-0 lead in the opening 25:55 of the contest, but VWC sliced it to a two-goal game (4-2) at 19:30. W&L then outscored the Marlins, 4-1, over the next 18:01, including two tallies from Freeman, to push out an 8-3 lead at the half.

W&L scored the first two goals of the second period to up its advantage to, 10-3, at 25:41. VWC senior midfielder Kacey Marchwicki (Boyds, Md./Poolesville) then scored off of a sophomore attacker Jordan Venetis (Thousand Oaks, Calif./Thousand Oaks) feed at 17:58 (10-4), but the Generals answered back with two goals over the next 8:40 (12-4). The Marlins tallied three-straight goals, including two by junior attacker Laura Norris (Hollywood, Md./Leonardtown), to slice it to a 12-7 game at 4:01, but that would not be enough as the Generals held on for the six-goal victory.

Freeman's effort was supplemented by sophomore midfielder Emmy Mathews (Baltimore, Md./Bryn Mawr), who amassed three goals. Senior midfielder Colleen Evans (Lexington, Va./Rockbridge County) and junior attacker Britten Mathews (Richmond, Va./Collegiate) totaled two goals and one assist apiece, while senior midfielder Kelsi Robinson (West Chester, Pa./Westtown) added one goal and one assist. Sophomore goalkeeper Katharine Farrar (Lexington, Va./Episcopal) played all 60 minutes between the pipes and notched 10 saves.

VWC (4-4, 2-1) was led by Norris' two goals. Norris also chipped in one assist, while Marchwicki recorded two goals. Senior attacker Bethany Adomanis (Arnold, Md./Severn Archbishop Spalding) added one goal and one assist, while senior midfielder Aimee Sraver (Timonium, Md./St. Paul's School for Girls) and first-year attacker Courtney Williams (Leonardtown, Md./Leonardtown) chipped in one goal each. Senior Ashley Sippel (Leesburg, Va./Ashburn Stone Bridge) played the entire duration in goal and registered seven saves.

The No. 10 Generals return to action on Tuesday as they host No. 4 Middlebury for a 4:00 pm game.

AGATE

W&L GOALS:

Meredith Freeman 4; Emmy Mathews 3; Colleen Evans 2; Britten Mathews 2; Kelsi Robinson 1; Katie Flippen 1

W&L ASSISTS:
Kate Donnelly 1; Colleen Evans 1; Meredith Freeman 1; Britten Mathews 1; Kelsi Robinson 1

VWC GOALS:
Laura Norris 2; Kasey Marchwicki 2; Bethany Adomanis 1; Aimee Sraver 1; Courtney Williams 1

VWC ASSISTS:
Bethany Adomanis 1; Laura Norris 1; Aimee Sraver 1; Jordan Venetis 1

GOALKEEPING:
W&L - Katharine Farrar - 60:00, 7 GA, 10 saves
VWC - Ashley Sippel - 60:00, 13 GA, 7 saves

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Women's Lacrosse vs. Sweet Briar

LEXINGTON, Va. - Eight different Washington and Lee players scored a goal in the first half as the No. 10 Generals cruised to a 20-2 win over Sweet Briar in ODAC women's lacrosse action on Wednesday afternoon at Watt Field.

The Generals (4-3, 2-0) tallied 14-unanswered goals in the first stanza and cruised to the 18-goal triumph. Sophomore midfielder Emmy Mathews (Baltimore, Md./Bryn Mawr) led the W&L offensive attack with four goals and one assist. Sophomore attacker Wilton Megargel (Charlottesville, Va./St. Anne's-Belfield) and first-year attacker Alli Shearin (Essex Fells, N.J./West Essex) tallied three goals and one assist each, while first-year midfielder Christina Benedetti (Derwood, Md./Academy of the Holy Cross) amassed three goals. Junior attacker Britten Mathews (Richmond, Va./Collegiate) totaled two goals and two assists, while sophomore attacker Ellie Van Sant (Chevy Chase, Md./The Taft School) added two goals and dished out one assist. Senior attacker Kelsi Robinson (West Chester, Pa./Westtown) chipped in three helpers. Sophomore Katharine Farrar (Lexington, Va./Episcopal) and first-year Jennifer Linder (Moorestown, N.J./Moorestown) split time between the pipes and combined to stop four shots.

The Vixens (3-1, 0-1) were led by sophomore midfielder Stewart Hulfish (Alexandria, Va./Bishop Ireton) and senior attacker Meredith Newman (Charlottesville, Va./Tandem), who tallied one goal apiece. Sophomore goalkeeper Laura Wolf (Yorklyn, Del./Wilmington Friends) played all 60 minutes and recorded four saves.

Washington and Lee returns to action on Saturday as it hosts ODAC-foe Virginia Wesleyan for a 1:00 pm contest.

AGATE

W&L GOALS:
Emmy Mathews 4; Alli Shearin 3; Wilton Megargel 3; Christina Benedetti 3; Britten Mathews 2; Ellie Van Sant 2; Kate Donnelly 2; Colleen Evans 1

W&L ASSISTS:
Kelsi Robinson 3; Britten Mathews 2; Emmy Mathews 1; Wilton Megargel 1;
Alli Shearin 1; Kate Speare 1; Ellie Van Sant 1

SBC GOALS:
Stewart Hulfish 1; Meredith Newman 1

SBC ASSISTS:
None

GOALKEEPING:
W&L - Katharine Farrar - 30:00, 0 GA, 2 saves
W&L - Jennifer Linder - 30:00, 2 GA, 2 saves
SBC - Laura Wolf - 60:00, 20 GA, 4 saves

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Women's Lacrosse vs. Trinity (Conn.)

LEXINGTON, Va. - Trinity (Conn.) sophomore midfielder Rachel Romanowsky (Hampstead, N.H./Derryfield) scored the game-winning goal on a free-position shot with just 32 seconds left in the second overtime period as the No. 11 Bantams defeated seventh-ranked Washington and Lee, 14-13, in women's lacrosse action on Tuesday afternoon at Watt Field.

The Bantams (5-0) held a slight 5-4 edge at halftime on the strength of three goals from Romanowsky, but the Generals responded scoring four of the first six goals in the second stanza to take an 8-7 lead at the 18:23 mark. Trinity senior attacker Jesse Schultz (Troy, N.Y./Emma Willard) then tied the contest, 8-8, when she made good on a free-position shot at 17:52, however, the Generals outscored the Bantams, 4-1 over the next 12:18 to take a 12-9 lead with 4:04 remaining in the contest. TC then responded with three-straight goals, including the game-tying marker with three seconds left by sophomore attacker Caitlin Irvine (Westwood, Mass./Hotchkins), which sent the game to extra sessions and set up Romanowsky's heroics.

The Generals (3-3) were led by sophomore midfielder Emmy Mathews (Baltimore, Md./Bryn Mawr), who tied a career-high with five goals. Sophomore attacker Wilton Megargel (Charlottesville, Va./St. Anne's-Belfield) also tied a career-high with three goals, while junior attacker Britten Mathews (Richmond, Va./Collegiate) notched two goals and one assist. Junior attacker Meredith Freeman (St. Louis,Mo./MICDS) chipped in one goal and one assist, while senior attacker Katie Flippen (Norfolk, Va./Norfolk Academy) and sophomore attacker Kate Speare (Wallingford, Pa./Strath Haven) added one goal apiece. Sophomore goalkeeper Katharine Farrar (Lexington, Va./Episcopal) played all 72 minutes and registered 15 saves.

Romanowsky's scoring efforts were supplemented by Irvine, Schultz and junior attacker Jennifer Calver (Barnard, Vt./Holderness), who recorded two goals each. Junior midfielder Sarah Remes (Silver Spring, Md./National Cathedral) and senior attacker Carrie Disa (Wilbraham, Mass./Minnechaug) chipped in one goal apiece. First-year Gina Dinallo (West Hartford, Conn./William H. Hall) played the entire duration between the pipes and recorded 10 saves.

Washington and Lee returns to action on Wednesday as it hosts Sweet Briar at 4:30 pm.

AGATE

W&L GOALS:
Emmy Mathews 5; Wilton Megargel 3; Britten Mathews 2; Meredith Freeman 1; Katie Flippen 1; Kate Speare 1

W&L ASSISTS:
Meredith Freeman 1; Britten Mathews 1; Kelsi Robinson 1

TC GOALS:
Rachel Romanowsky 6; Jennifer Calver 2; Caitlin Irvine 2; Jesse Schultz 2; Sarah Remes 1; Carrie Disa 1

TC ASSISTS:
None

GOALKEEPING:
W&L - Katharine Farrar - 72:00, 14 GA, 15 saves
TC - Gina Dinallo - 72:00, 13 GA, 10 saves

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Women's Lacrosse at Mary Washington

FREDERICKSBURG, Va. -- Mary Washington first-year midfielder Allie Kimmelman tallied five goals, including the game-winner, to lift the Eagles to a 10-9 win over seventh-ranked Washington and Lee in women's lacrosse action on Saturday afternoon at the Battleground Athletic Complex.

Kimmelman netted four of her five goals, including the game-winning marker, in the second half. First-year midfielder Catherine Kennedy set up Kimmelman's game-winner at the 5:55 mark of the second period to give the Eagles a 9-8 advantage. Kimmelman added another marker just 1:20 later en route to the victory.

The Eagles jumped out to a 4-2 lead in the opening 13:00 minutes of the game, including a hat trick from sophomore attacker Katie Willis. The Generals then scored two-straight goals, to tie the game, 4-4, at 12:54, but UMW regained the lead at the 1:00 mark for a 5-4 lead at the break.

The second half featured three ties, with the last occuring when senior attacker Katie Flippen (Norfolk, Va./Norfolk Academy) scored on a free-position shot at the 7:40 mark (7-7).

Washington and Lee (3-2) was led by junior attacker Meredith Freeman (St. Louis, Mo./MICDS), who registered two goals and two assists. Senior attacker Kelsi Robinson (West Chester, Pa./Westtown) totaled two goals and one assist, while sophomore midfielder Emmy Mathews (Baltimore, Md./Bryn Mawr) netted two goals. Flippen, senior midfielder Colleen Evans (Lexington, Va./Rockbridge County) and sophomore attacker Ellie Van Sant (Chevy Chase, Md./The Taft School) chipped in one goal apiece. First-year Jennifer Linder (Moorestown, N.J./Moorestown) and sophomore Katharine Farrar (Lexington, Va./Episcopal) shared time in goal and combined to stop seven shots.

Mary Washington (5-2) was paced by Kimmelman's five goals and one assist. Wallis added three goals, while first-year midfielder Jenny Atmar chipped in one marker. First-year goalkeeper Danni Guigli played all 60:00 minutes between the pipes and recorded seven saves.

The No. 7 Generals return to action on Tuesday when they host Trinity (Conn.) for a 4:00 pm game.

W&L GOALS:
Meredith Freeman 2; Kelsi Robinson 2; Emmy Mathews 2; Colleen Evans 1; Katie Flippen 1; Ellie Van Sant 1

W&L ASSISTS:
Meredith Freeman 2; Kelsi Robinson 1

UMW GOALS:
Allie Kimmelman 5; Katie Wallis 4; Jenny Atmar 1.

UMW ASSISTS:
Ellen Bikowski 2; Catherine Kennedy 1; Allie Kimmelman 1; Julia Milner 1.

GOALKEEPERS:
W&L: Jennifer Linder - 30:00, 5 GA, 2 saves
W&L: Katharine Farrar - 30:00, 5 GA, 5 saves
UMW: Danni Guigli - 60:00, 9 GA, 7 saves

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Women's Lacrosse vs. Franklin & Marshall

LEXINGTON, Va. -- Senior attacker Jen Pritchard (Media, Pa./Penncrest) netted the game-winning goal to lift third-ranked Franklin & Marshall to an 11-9 win over seventh-ranked Washington and Lee in women's lacrosse action on Saturday afternoon at Watt Field.

The Generals (3-1) got on board just 1:47 into the contest as junior attacker Meredith Freeman (St. Louis, Mo./MICDS) found the back of the net unassisted. Franklin & Marshall answered back 1:20 later with a goal from first-year midfielder Lauren Ehrhardt (Westbury, N.Y./Kellenberg Memorial) off of a junior attacker Blake Hargest (Cockeysville, Md./St. Paul's School for Girls) assist. Senior attacker Katie Flippen (Norfolk, Va./Norfolk Academy) put the Generals back on top with an unassisted goal at the 26:13 mark, but F&M outscored W&L, 6-1, including tallies from senior midfielder Shannon Summers (North Wales, Pa./The Hill School), to enter the break with a 7-3 advantage.

W&L opened up the second half scoring with four-straight goals, including one by Freeman and Flippen, to tie the contest, 7-7, at 16:13. F&M answered back just 1:34 later when Summers connected with Pritchard, who slipped one past W&L first-year netminder Jennifer Linder (Moorestown, N.J./Moorestown) to take an 8-7 lead. The Generals then netted the next two goals to give W&L a 9-8 advantage at 12:23, but the Diplomats tallied the final three goals of the contest en route to the two-goal victory.

Franklin & Marshall was led by Pritchard, who tallied three goals, including the game-winner, and one assist. Summers amassed two goals and three assists, while senior midfielder Sarah Meisenberg (Severna Park, Md./Severn School) recorded two goals and dished out one helper. Junior Lidia Sanza (Cockeysville, Md./St. Paul's School for Girl's) played the entire 60:00 and registered nine saves.

W&L was paced by Freeman's three goals and one assist. Flippen netted two goals and dished out two assists, while senior attacker Kelsi Robinson (West Chester, Pa./Westtown), junior attacker Britten Mathews (Richmond, Va./Collegiate) and sophomore midfielders Wilton Megargel (Charlottesville, Va./St. Anne's-Belfield) and Emmy Mathews (Baltimore, Md./Baltimore, Md./Bryn Mawr) chipped in one goal apiece. Linder and sophomore Katharine Farrar (Lexington, Va./Episcopal) split time between the pipes and combined to stop nine shots.

Washington and Lee returns to action on Saturday when it travels to Mary Washington for a 2:00 pm game.

W&L GOALS:
Meredith Freeman 3; Katie Flippen 2; Kelsi Robinson 1; Wilton Megargel 1; Britten Mathews 1; Emmy Mathews 1

W&L ASSISTS:
Katie Flippen 2; Meredith Freeman 1; Kate Speare 1

F&M GOALS:
Jen Pritchard 3; Shannon Summers 2; Sarah Meisenberg 2; Lauren Ehrhardt 2; Blake Hargest 1; Meredith Lussier 1

F&M ASSISTS:
Blake Hargest 3; Shannon Summers 3; Ashley Bevington 1; Sarah Meisenberg 1; Jen Pritchard 1

GOALKEEPERS:
W&L: Katharine Farrar- 30:00, 7 GA, 7 saves
W&L: Jennifer Linder - 30:00, 4 GA, 2 saves
F&M: Lidia Sanza - 60:00, 9 GA, 9 saves

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Women's Lacrosse vs. Bridgewater

LEXINGTON, Va. - Sophomore midfielder Emmy Mathews (Baltimore, Md./Bryn Mawr) totaled four goals and three assists as the seventh-ranked Washington and Lee women's lacrosse team cruised to a 16-3 victory over Bridgewater in ODAC women's lacrosse action on Wednesday afternoon at the W&L Turf Field.

The Generals (3-0, 1-0) jumped out to a 7-0 lead in the opening 14:28 of the contest, including two goals from Mathews and junior attacker Meredith Freeman (St. Louis, Mo./MICDS), to take a 10-2 advantage at the break. Eight other W&L players added to the scoring column as the Blue and White soared to the 13-goal triumph.

Mathews' performance was supplemented by Freeman, first-year attacker Maddie McKaig (Annapolis, Md./Annapolis) and senior attacker Kelsi Robinson (West Chester, Pa./Westtown), who notched two goals and dished out one assist each. Sophomore attacker Wilton Megargel (Charlottesville, Va./St. Anne's-Belfield) recorded two goals, while senior attacker Katie Flippen (Norfolk, Va./Norfolk Academy) chipped in one goal and two assists. Sophomore Katharine Farrar (Lexington, Va./Episcopal) and first-year Jennifer Linder (Moorestown, N.J./Moorestown) split time in goal and combined to stop 10 shots.

The Eagles (0-2, 0-1) were led by first-year midfielder Mary Robinson's (Emmitsburg, Md./Catoctin) two goals. Sophomore midfielder Leslie Crawford (Myersville, Md./Middletown) added one goal and one assist, while junior goalkeeper Colleen Schwind (Annandale, Va./Falls Church) played the entire 60:00 and recorded 11 saves.

Washington and Lee returns to action on Saturday as it hosts No. 3 Franklin & Marshall for a 1:00 pm contest.

AGATE

W&L GOALS:
Emmy Mathews 4; Maddie McKaig 2; Meredith Freeman 2; Kelsi Robinson 2; Wilton Megargel 2; Katie Flippen 1; Kate Donnelly 1; Kate Speare 1; Alli Shearin 1.

W&L ASSISTS:
Emmy Mathews 3; Katie Flippen 2; Kate Donnelly 1; Meredith Freeman 1; Maddie McKaig 1; Kelsi Robinson 1.

BC GOALS:
Mary Robinson 2, Leslie Crawford 1.

BC ASSISTS:
Megan Bach 1; Leslie Crawford 1.

GOALKEEPING:
Katharine Farrar (W&L) - 30:00, 2 GA, 1 save
Jennifer Linder (W&L) - 30:00, 1 GA, 9 saves
Colleen Schwind (BC) - 60:00, 16 GA, 11 saves 

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Women's Lacrosse at Catholic

WASHINGTON, D.C. -- The eighth-ranked Washington and Lee women's lacrosse team jumped out to a 5-1 advantage in the first half en route to a 10-9 victory over 13th-ranked Catholic on Saturday afternoon at Cardinal Stadium.

The Generals (2-0) got on board first when senior attacker Kelsi Robinson (West Chester, Pa./Westtown) found the back of the net off of a feed from senior midfielder Colleen Evans (Lexington, Va./Rockbridge) at 27:12. First-year attacker Maddie McKaig (Annapolis, Md./Annapolis) then scored unassisted just 16 seconds later, before the Cardinal's got on board with an unassisted goal from Kate Robinson.

W&L then tallied three-straight goals to assume a 5-1 lead with 7:31 left in the first half. Catholic (0-1) answered back with a scoring outburst of its own, netting three-consecutive goals, to slice the Generals' advantage to 5-4. McKaig added another tally with 30 seconds left in the half to make it a 6-4 game at the break.

Catholic opened the second half scoring when Laura Harring found the back of the net unassisted at the 22:48 mark to cut it to a 6-5 contest. Sophomore midfielder Kate Donnelly (Houston, Texas/St. John's School) then scored the next two goals to give W&L a three-goal cushion (8-5) at 21:22, but Catholic stormed back to cut the W&L lead to 9-8 with 12:59 remaining in the game. Evans provided the game-winning goal six minutes later off an assist from junior attacker Britten Mathews (Richmond, Va./Collegiate) to secure the victory.

The Generals were led by senior attacker Katie Flippen (Norfolk, Va./Norfolk Academy), who tallied two goals and one assist. Robinson, McKaig and Donnelly also registered two goals apiece, while Evans notched one goal and one assist. Sophomore Katharine Farrar (Lexington, Va./Episcopal) and first-year netminder Jennifer Linder (Moorestown, N.J./Moorestown) split time in goal and combined to stop 15 shots.

The Cardinals were led by Haring and Katie Bitonti, who amassed two goals and one assist each. Katie Buonpastore added two goals, while Kate Robinson chipped in one goal and one helper. Melissa Brashear played the duration of the contest and recorded seven saves.

W&L returns to action on Wednesday when it hosts Bridgewater for a 4:00 pm game.

AGATE:

W&L Goals:

Katie Flippen 2; Kelsi Robinson 2; Maddie McKaig 2; Kate Donnelly 2; Colleen Evans 1; Meredith Freeman 1.

W&L Assists:
Britten Mathews 2; Colleen Evans 1; Katie Flippen 1.

CU Goals:
Laura Haring 2; Katie Bitonti 2; Katie Buonpastore 2; Kate Robinson 1; Mary Swarthout 1; Kelly Ryan 1.

CU Assists:
Katie Bitonti 1; Laura Haring 1; Kate Robinson 1.

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Women's Lacrosse vs. St. Mary's (Md.)

LEXINGTON, Va. – The ninth-ranked Washington and Lee women’s lacrosse team scored seven-straight goals in the first-half en route to winning its 2009 season-opener, 17-6, over No. 16 St. Mary's of Maryland on Saturday afternoon at Watt Field.

The Generals (1-0) jumped out to a 3-0 lead in the opening 9:03 of the game on a pair of goals by junior attacker Britten Mathews (Richmond, Va./Collegiate) and an unassisted tally from junior attacker Meredith Freeman (St. Louis, Mo./MICDS).  However, the Seahawks scored four goals over the next 4:20 of the game to take a 4-3 lead at 14:03.  Junior attacker Nora Fallon-Oben (Silver Spring, Md./St. John's College) posted two tallies and an assist during the stretch.  

W&L then assumed control of the game by scoring seven-straight goals, including a hat trick by senior midfielder Colleen Evans (Lexington, Va./Rockbridge) en route to a 12-5 advantage at the intermission. Washington and Lee then used another scoring outburst after the break, this time with five-straight goals, in cruising to the victory. 

The Blue and White were led by Freeman, who recorded four goals.  Mathews and Evans notched three goals apiece, while sophomore midfield Emmy Mathews (Baltimore, Md./Bryn Mawr) tallied two markers and one helper.  Senior attacker Kelsi Robinson (West Chester, Pa./Westtown) chipped in one goal and assists. 

St. Mary’s (0-1) was led by Fallon-Oben's two goals and two assists.  Senior midfielder Lauren Carrier (Crownsville, Md./Old Mill) dished out two helpers and tallied one goal, while senior midfielder Allie Zerhusen (Cockeysville, Md./The Park School) amassed two goals. 

Sophomore goalkeeper Katharine Farrar (Lexington, Va./Episcopal) and first-year netminder Jennifer Linder (Moorestown, N.J./Moorestown) split time in goal and combined to stop eight shots, while first-years Colleen Simpson (Arnold, Md./Broadneck) and Colleen Gradowski (Bethesda, Md./Walter Johnson) also shared minutes between the pipes and combined to register five saves. 

Washington and Lee returns to action on Saturday as it travels to Catholic for a 1:00 pm contest.

AGATE:

W&L GOALS:

Meredith Freeman 4, Britten Mathews 3, Colleen Evans 3, Emmy Mathews 2, Katie Flippen 2, Kelsi Robinson 1, Kate Donnelly 1, Maddie McKaig 1.

W&L ASSISTS:
Kelsi Robinson 2, Kate Donnelly 1, Emmy Mathews 1.

SMCM GOALS:
Nora Fallon-Oben 2, Allie Zerhusen 2, Lauren Carrier 1, Emily Norris 1.

SMCM ASSISTS:
Lauren Carrier 2, Nora Fallon-Oben 2, Caitlin Nichols 1.

GOALKEEPERS:

W&L - Katharine Farrar - 30:00, 1 save, 5 GA
W&L - Jennifer Linder - 30:00, 7 saves, 1 GA
SMC - Colleen Simpson - 52:58, 5 saves, 15 GA
SMC - Colleen Gradowski - 7:02, 0 saves, 2 GA