Skeet Chadwick '74

Skeet Chadwick '74, is one of the best goalies the sport of lacrosse has ever seen and one of the very best players at any position in the rich history of lacrosse at Washington and Lee.

Chadwick earned All-America honors twice while helping to establish W&L as one of the nation's top lacrosse programs. Chadwick was named first-team All-American in 1973 and 1974 and received the C. Markland Kelley Trophy as the nation's outstanding goalie in 1974.

Chadwick took over the starting goaltending duties in 1972 and in 1973 he set a school record with 269 saves. Chadwick set an NCAA tournament record with 28 saves in W&L's opening round sudden death win over Navy that season and matched the mark in a semifinal loss to Maryland.

The following season, Chadwick was even better setting a school record, that he still holds, with a .720 save percentage. Chadwick made 249 saves while allowing just 97 goals in 16 games. Chadwick was named the Most Valuable Player of that 1974 squad by his teammates.

Chadwick also remains the school's career save percentage leader at .682. In Chadwick's three seasons as a starter the Generals went 41-5 and advanced to the NCAA Division I tournament all three years. In 1973 and 1974 W&L went undefeated through the regular season and advanced to NCAA semifinals.

Following his W&L career Chadwick represented the United States at the World Games in 1974 and 1978. In 1993 Chadwick became the second W&L alumnus to be inducted into the National Lacrosse Foundation Hall of Fame.