No. 2 North Carolina tops Virginia
Roundup: Duke defeats William & Mary for 10th win
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. -- North Carolina improved to 4-0 in Atlantic Coast Conference play Saturday with a 7-2 win against Virginia.
Samantha Travers scored two goals and the Tar Heels got one goal each from Katie Ardrey, Jaclyn Gaudioso Radvany, Caitlin Van Sickle, Meghan Lyons and Sophie Rudolph as they improved to 14-1 on the season.
Virginia fell to 6-10 overall and 0-3 in ACC play.
Carolina kicked off the day's scoring with two goals in the 12th minute of play. At the 11:09 point, UNC scored on a penalty corner, with Gaudioso Radvany deflecting in a shot by Van Sickle. Twenty-three seconds later, Travers got her first goal, scoring off the rebound after a saved shot. Just a minute later, Travers assisted on a score by Rudolph to put UNC up 3-0.
In the 18th minute, Carolina got another penalty corner goal, this one by Van Sickle, assisted by junior Kelsey Kolojejchick. In the 31st minute, Travers received a long pass from sophomore Marta Malmberg and scored to put UNC up 5-0 at halftime.
No. 7 Duke 3, William & Mary 0
WILLIAMSBURG, Va. -- Three different Blue Devils scored goals as Duke earned a victory at William & Mary on Saturday afternoon. Duke improved to 9-5 (2-2 ACC) overall with the win, while William & Mary slipped to 6-7 on the year.
The Blue Devils outshot the Tribe 18-5, including a 12-0 margin in the second half. Sophomore Emmie Le Marchand finished the day with a goal and an assist, while junior Devon Gagliardi and senior Tara Jennings also tallied goals. Duke, which earned its fifth shutout of the season, also held the advantage in penalty corners 10-2 for the game.
Duke took a 1-0 lead in the 21st minute as Le Marchand registered her 12th goal of the season. Le Marchand, a Worcester, England, native, received the ball at the post, turned and beat the goalkeeper with the shot to give the Blue Devils the one-goal advantage in the first half.
The Blue Devils extended their lead to 2-0 midway through the second half. The William & Mary goalkeeper saved the initial shot from Jennings on the play, but Gagliardi was there for the rebound, netting her seventh goal of the season.
Four minutes later, Jennings gave Duke a 3-0 lead with a penalty corner shot assisted by Le Marchand and senior Stefanie Fee.
Game information and photos compiled from athletic department websites.