Women’s Soccer Falls on Senior Night

This past Saturday, Emory & Henry women’s soccer team had an exciting game ahead of them, but ultimately failed to win against Washington and Lee. The Generals were able to find the back of the net four times during the game, two in each half. W&L also had 11 corner kicks compared to the Wasps one. With the conclusion of the regular season, the Generals finished the regular season (12-3-1) and (8-1-1) in the ODAC. E&H finished (4-13-1) and (1-8-1) in the ODAC.
The Generals got the scoring started early just before the 15th minute with Kelsey Jervis taking a long range strike from the top left corner on the box beating Kayla Wright who had 10 saves on the day. The Wasps didn’t keep it close for long; after just three minutes more, General Chandler Wickers put the ball in the back of the net. In the second half, W&L scored two more quick goals just 10 minutes into the half. Both goals were scored by Tricia Jessee who was also credited with the assist to Wickers.
This game marked senior day for E&H. The Wasps honored three seniors who have made an impact on the program. Emily Welch, was honored with having one goal and two assists in her career for E&H. Welch, transferred to E&H her junior year from Sweet Briar, was put on the bench for much of her playing time this year due to a devastating ACL injury. Allie Hooper, was honored with five goals and two assists in her E&H career. And finally, Samantha Sampson was credited for five goals and three assists for the Wasps. The Wasps finished their season at (4-13-1) finishing 11th in the ODAC.

– Massimo Tager

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