Women's soccer cruises past WildCats, 9-0

Leah Dumas beats a Randolph defender to the ball.

Lynchburg, Va. -- Six different Lynchburg College's women's soccer players lit up the back of the net on the way to a 9-0 win over Randolph on Shellenburger Field Thursday night. It was the highest-scoring game for the Hornets this season.

Junior Kennedy Jakubek (Leesburg, Va.) and freshman Leah Dumas (Kennebunkport, Maine) each scored two goals for the Hornets.

Georgie Duggan (Stafford, Va.) scored a goal for the Hornets and assisted Caitlin Mertens' (Succasunna, N.J.) score. Mertens currently leads the team with eight goals.

The Hornets out-shot the WildCats 33-1 and posted their fifth shutout of the season.

 

THE RUNDOWN

Final: Lynchburg 9, Randolph 0

Records: Lynchburg (10-1, 3-1 ODAC), Randolph (2-7-1, 0-4 ODAC)

Venue: Shellenberger Field, Lynchburg College, Lynchburg, Va.

 

HOW IT HAPPENED

  • The Hornets had four goals in the first half. Jakubek started the game off with a quick goal in the first 23 seconds of play and was later assisted by Rachel Cooke (Charlottesville, Va.) for another goal.

  • Dumas dominated in the second half, getting two goals with a assist from Mary Allman on the first. Sarah Wescott (Midlothian, Va.) got her second-career goal on a penalty kick and brought the Hornets up 7-0.

  • Freshman midfielder Rebecca Washburn (Suffolk, Va.) collected her first-career goal in the second half.

LOOKING AHEAD

The Hornets will travel to Lexington on Saturday, Oct. 7 to play Washington and Lee at noon.

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