Field Hockey Nets Ten on the Marlins for Senior Day

LEXINGTON, Va. – The Washington and Lee box hockey staff celebrated senior day with a x-y win over Virginia Wesleyan University on Saturday afternoon. 

Seven Generals (9-2, 2-1 ODAC), Sarah Allen (Glen Allen, Va. / Deep Run), Kailey Fitzgerald (Chevy Chase, Md./ Georgetown Visitation), Grace MacDonald (Bluemond, Va. / Foxcroft), Tess Muneses (Howard County, Md./ Glenwood), Alexis Parks (Arlington, Va. / Washington-Lee), Freddie Tobeason (New York, N.Y./ Groton), and Peyton Tysinger (Norfolk, Va./ Norfolk Academy) have been all venerated at midfield previous to incomes a 10-1 convention win over the Marlins (2-9, 0-4). 

Allen, Parks, Tobeason and Tysinger blended for seven of the Generals’ 10 targets and performed an element in each and every of the seven targets scored in the opening quarter-hour. 

Three mins after the senior day rite, Parks tallied the first function for W&L when classmate Tobeason discovered her on the reverse submit for the lead.

Tysinger then went on to attain the subsequent 3 with assists from Allen and Sophomore Maddy Duggleby (Fayetteville, N.Y. / Fayetteville-Manlius) sooner than finishing the hat trick on an unassisted effort. 

Freddie Tobeason gave the Generals a 5-0 lead at the 7:54 mark with an unassisted function of her personal. 

Parks performed a hand in the ultimate two targets of the stanza, helping Kate Ruffin’s (Virginia Beach, Va. / Norfolk Academy) tip into the again of the web. Tobeason then hooked up with Parks in equivalent model to the recreation’s opening function to finish the first quarter. 

In the 2d duration, Amanda Brickner (Chapel Hill, N.C. / Carrboro) tallied the lone function and prolonged the result in 8-0 at the halfway level. 

Senior Sarah Allen celebrated her senior day with an unassisted function in the 3rd quarter to notch 3 overall issues in the contest. 

Then, first-year duo Sydney Baggett (Poquoson, Va. / Poquson) and Betty Boatwright (Washington, D.C./ Georgetown Visitation) hooked up for the 10th function of the contest. 

Late in the ultimate quarter, Willow Baker was once in a position to get on the board for the Marlins and save you a Generals shutout. She was once posted up on the again nook and redirected an Olivia Windslow feed previous the protection to deliver the rating to 10-1. 

Abby Long (Kansas City, Mo. / Pembroke Hill) and Julia McDonald (Guilford, Conn. / Guilford) break up the time in the cage once more, alternating quarters. 

W&L outshot VWU 32-3 and have been somewhat even on penalty corners, the Marlins had a slight 4-3 merit for nook alternatives. 

Thus a long way, the seniors have led W&L box hockey to a 45-13 file over their 4 years and a 23-4 file in ODAC festival together with an undefeated common season throughout their junior 12 months (2021). That 12 months, the squad lifted the Old Dominion Athletic Conference Championship trophy and has held their warring parties to a 1.03 targets in opposition to moderate and 29 defensive shutouts in the 58 video games they suited up in Blue and White. 

Up subsequent, the box hockey staff will trip to Roanoke College on Wednesday, October 19 at 4 p.m. for an ODAC contest.

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