No. 17 W&L Tops Roanoke Mens' Lax 13-8

Matthew Lintner
Matthew Lintner

The Basics
Score: No. 17 Washington and Lee 13, Roanoke 8
Records: Roanoke 7-4 / 3-1 ODAC | Washington and Lee 8-4 / 5-0 ODAC
Location: Salem, Va.

The Lead: No. 17 Washington and Lee held Roanoke scoreless for close to 20 minutes in the second-half as the Generals were able to top RC 13-8 Saturday afternoon in Salem.  

How it Happened:

  • Roanoke jumped out to an early lead with goals by Matthew Lintner, Daniel Medvetz and another Lintner goal making it 3-0 less than five minutes into the game.
  • The Generals came back with five consecutive goals to go ahead 5-3 with 4:52 left in the half following a Mike Weaver goal.
  • Goals by Lintner and Jason Sarro made it a 6-5 game in favor of W&L at halftime.
  • W&L scored the four lone goals of the third quarter to take a 10-5 lead, then opened the fourth with a 3-1 spurt to put the game away.
  • Lintner finished with four goals for RC, while Ian Davies had 17 saves in the cage.
  • W&L was led by A.J. Witherell and Mike Weaver who each had three goals on the day. Jack Taylor made 13 saves for the Generals.
  • Washington and Lee led 43-34 in shots and 36-17 in groundballs.

Up Next: Roanoke is back in action on Wednesday when it travels to Randolph for a 7:00 p.m. ODAC game.