Fredericksburg, Va.-- The University of Mary Washington women's volleyball team lost to Washington and Lee University on Thursday evening, 3-1. The Eagles won game one, but lost three straight to close out the match. The loss drops the Eagles to 14-9 and 4-1 in CAC action.
Game one saw each team go back and forth exchanging points in a highly contested match. The Eagles made a 4-0 run with the score tied at 14 to pull ahead. The Generals fought back, forcing a UMW timeout with the Eagles leading 21-19. The Eagles closed out the game on an Emma Olson (Oakton, Va./Oakton) kill, 25-22.
The Generals took an early game two lead, 9-5, a lead they never lost. They increased this lead to 13-7 and ultimately winning 25-15. Game three and four saw the Generals dominate play from start to finish. In game three, the Eagles trailed 6-4 before play went back and forth. UMW tied it up at 11, forcing a Washington and Lee timeout. The Generals fought back and took game three, 25-20.
Game four was dominated by the Generals from start to finish. Washington and Lee started out 6-1, before extending the lead to 12-3. Washington and Lee won the game and the match, 25-9.
The women's volleyball team returns to action tomorrow, October 25th. The Eagles host Marymount (Va.) in CAC action on Senior Day. The match with the Saints begins at 7:00 p.m.