W&L MEN'S LACROSSE LEADS NATION IN SCORING DEFENSE

LEXINGTON, Va. -- The Washington and Lee men's Lacrosse team went 13-2 during the 1999 season, garnering a number of different honors. The Generals will add another as they led the NCAA Division III in scoring defense by allowing an average of just 5.2 goals per game.

W&L will be presented with a plaque honoring the team for leading the nation in that category.

In addition, the Generals were 13th nationally in scoring offense (15.0), seventh in face-off percentage (.645), 12th in man advantage offense (.417), fourth in scoring margin (9.80), and fourth in winning percentage (.867).

Individually, sophomore attackman Matt Dugan (Rockaway, N.J./Mountain Lakes) was 15th in Division III in scoring (5.6 PPG) and goals per game (3.8), while sophomore goalie Wes Hays (Towson, Md./Loyola) was third nationally in goals-against average (5.91).

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