October 13, 2012

W&L Women's Soccer Defeats St. Mary's (Md.), 2-1, in Overtime

LEXINGTON, Va. – Washington and Lee senior midfielder Ainsley Daigle (Lafayette, La./Episcopal School of Acadiana) scored the game-winning goal to lead the Generals to a 2-1 overtime win over St. Mary's College of Maryland on Saturday afternoon at Watt Field.

Just 2:56 into overtime, Daigle's shot from the right side hit the left post and bounced in the back of the net.

SMCM (5-6-1) jumped out to an early 1-0 lead after senior forward Tori Eskay (Damascus, Md./Urbana) flicked in an unassisted goal in the third minute. The Seahawks held the 1-0 advantage heading into halftime.

Using a deflected shot by sophomore forward Katherine Rush (Cornelius, N.C./Providence Day School), first-year midfielder Becca Dunn (Houston, Texas/Memorial) scored the Generals' (11-2-1) tying goal at the 69:27 mark.

First-year Addie Healy (Waterford, Va./Woodgrove) spent the entire game in net for the Blue and White, stopping two shots and recording one goal-against.

Junior Allison Griffin (Dayton, Md./River Hill) registered three saves and two goals-against while spending the entire 92:56 in goal for the Seahawks.

W&L returns to action on Tuesday, when it hosts Guilford for a 4:00 pm contest.

 

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