R-MC can't win 500th for LaHaye

ASHLAND, VA (WWBT) - The Randolph-Macon ladies could not bring home a momentous victory for their legendary coach.  The Yellow Jackets lost to Virginia Wesleyan Tuesday night 78-70, keeping Carroll LaHaye stuck on 499 career victories.

R-MC held a 23-21 first half lead, but VW went on a run and held onto a 32-29 halftime lead.  The Yellow Jackets could not stop Wesleyan in the second half, surrendering 46 points after the break.

Randolph-Macon did have three players score in double figures - Maggie Roy poured in 21 points, Taylor Wieczorek had a double-double with 20 points and 13 boards, and Sarah Parsons dropped in 16 points off the bench.

Sarah Siepp led all scorers for Wesleyan with 27 points.  VW improved to 10-3 record, and 7-1 in the conference. Macon is now 5-7, and 3-4 in the ODAC.

LaHaye, who has been the coach at R-MC since 1982-83 season, will go for win #500 on Friday night against Roanoke.

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