W&L Women's Soccer Blanks Guilford, 5-0

W&L Women's Soccer Blanks Guilford, 5-0

GREENSBORO, N.C. – The Washington and Lee women's soccer team had four different players score in a 5-0 victory over Guilford on Saturday afternoon at the Armfield Athletic Center.

The Generals (7-1, 3-0) took a 2-0 lead into intermission after junior forward Tricia Jessee (Roanoke, Va. / Patrick Henry) netted the first goal of the contest at the 5:41 mark and sophomore midfielder Chandler Wickers (Portola Valley, Calif. / Menlo School) scored with 2:05 left in the stanza.

First-year midfielder Megan Engeland (Yardley, Pa. / Pennsbury) tallied the Blue and White's third goal just 1:29 into the second half off an assist from sophomore midfielder Rebecca Morris (Nashville, Tenn. / Harpeth Hall). Wickers struck again 2:29 later when she found the back of the net off of a cross from first-year midfielder Caroline Peters (Charlotte, N.C. / Charlotte Latin School) for her second goal of the contest.

Junior midfielder Hollis Tardy (Dallas, Texas / The Hockaday School) netted W&L's fifth goal of the game in the 53rd minute when she scored off of Morris' rebounded shot to reach the final margin.

For the game, the Generals outshot the Quakers (3-5-1, 1-2), 18-2, and took 14 corner kicks.

First-year goalie Maggie Nolan (Flanders, N.J. / Mount Olive) played 65:22 of the contest, while senior goalkeeper Shelbi Hendricks (Louisville, Ky. / Kentucky Country Day) saw the remaining 24:38, and neither faced a shot. First-year keeper Maggie Albert suffered the loss for Guilford, playing 62:18 of the game and collecting two saves. First-year goalie Cheyenne Grim saw the remainder of the contest in goal for the Quakers and stopped one shot.

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

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