WINCHESTER, Va. – The No.1 Washington & Lee Generals defeated Shenandoah University 17-5 in ODAC women's lacrosse action Wednesday night.
The Generals (14-2, 8-0 ODAC) took command of the game quickly by scoring five goals in the opening six minutes and held the advantage over SU (11-5, 6-2) for the match's entirety.
Emma Stiffler was able to stop the bleeding for the Hornets at the 19:46 mark scoring off a free position shot to cut the deficit to 5-1.
W&L went on another run, scoring six straight, to push the lead out to 10 goals.
Shenandoah's defense held Washington & Lee to just four tallies in the second half.
Goals: Stiffler 2, Miller, Nikki Zerna, Bittinger
Assists: Stiffler, Miller
Saves: Gionna Maria 9
BY THE NUMBERS
Shots: SU 13, W&L 37
Groundballs: SU 14, W&L 15
Draw Controls: SU 6, W&L 17
Clears: SU 12-of-16, W&L 15-of-16
- Free Position Shots: SU 1-of-3, W&L 0-of-5
Turnovers: SU 14, W&L 9