Don Eavenson was one of Washington and Lee’s top two-sport
athletes during the tradition rich early 1970’s.
He was a four-year letterwinner in both football and lacrosse and served as the team captain for each during his senior season.
In football, Eavenson was an All-College Athletic Conference offensive lineman who received the Clovis Moomaw Award for dedication and spirit.
In lacrosse, Eavenson was a two-time All-American defenseman, garnering second team recognition following his junior season and first team laurels following his senior campaign. Eavenson picked up 170 ground balls during his final three seasons and was named the Wheelwright Award winner as the team’s MVP as a senior. During his career, he led the Generals’ lacrosse team to a 54-9 overall record and two NCAA Division I Tournament appearances, including the semifinals his senior season.
Eavenson was named the W&L Outstanding Senior Male Athlete following the completion of his two-sport career in 1973.