LEXINGTON, Va. -- Washington and Lee Director of Athletics Mike
Walsh has announced that 162 students earned Scholar-Athlete awards
during the recently completed winter term. The students are all
members of W&L athletic teams and achieved a grade-point
average (GPA) of at least 3.500.
Additionally, 22 of the students honored achieved grade-point averages of 4.0 or higher (an A+ is worth 4.330 at W&L). Among the students achieving 4.0 or higher GPA's were senior All-ODAC field hockey player and all-time leading scorer Jane Beall (Richmond, Va./James River), junior soccer player Emily Binns (Midlothian, Va./Midlothian), sophomore soccer player Martha Caulkins (Lynchburg, Va./E.C. Glass), freshman soccer and lacrosse player Kate Corr (Shrewsbury, N.J./Red Bank Regional), junior wrestler Max Courtney (Jeffersonville, Pa./LaSalle College), senior All-ODAC rider Katie Goodrich (Indianapolis, Ind./North Central), junior football player Daniel Hackett (Montgomery, Ala./Montgomery Academy), senior ODAC Field Hockey Scholar-Athlete of the Year Courtney Harrison (Richmond, Va./Collegiate), sophomore wrestler Adam Hockensmith (Hagerstown, Md./South Hagerstown), junior All-ODAC tennis player Katie Kingsbury (Jenkintown, Pa./Philadelphia-Montgomery Christian), senior lacrosse captain Perrin Monroe (Washington, D.C./Phillips Exeter), senior All-ODAC football player Liam Murray (Oneonta, N.Y./Oneonta), junior golfer Matt Nickles (Columbia, S.C./A.C. Flora), junior basketball player Sarah Otey (Williamsburg, Va./Hampton-Roads), junior soccer player Scot Pittman (Waxhaw, N.C./Charlotte Country Day), sophomore All-ODAC football player Mark Snoddy (Atlanta, Ga./Westminster), freshman All-ODAC cross country and track athlete Becca Taylor (Hamilton, Ohio/Edgewood), senior tennis player Rares Trocan (Arad, Romania/Moise Nicoara Nat’l College), senior cross country and track athlete Liz Twentyman (Falls Church, Va./George Mason), freshman soccer player Anne Van Devender (Jackson, Miss./Choate Rosemary Hall), senior All-ODAC and All-Region lacrosse player Rachel Wallick (Phoenix, Md./Notre Dame Prep) and freshman All-ODAC track and cross country athlete Elizabeth Webb (Middleburg, Va./Wakefield School).
Other notable athletes to receive Scholar-Athlete awards included senior All-America volleyball player Susan Gaillard (Charleston, S.C./Porter-Gaud), ODAC Field Hockey Rookie of the Year Liz Garson (Richmond, Va./Collegiate), senior All-America volleyball player Christine Gladysz (Palm Harbor, Fla./Berkeley Prep), junior preseason All-America lacrosse player Chris Lalli (Cranbury, N.J./Princeton), senior All-America tennis player David Shay (Martinez, Ga./Augusta Prep) and senior preseason All-America lacrosse player Amanda Strickler (Lexington, Va./Rockbridge County).
Twenty-two of W&L's 23 varsity athletic programs achieved a team GPA of at least 3.000, led by the women's tennis team with a 3.498. The highest men's team GPA was cross country with a 3.339 and no team recorded a GPA lower than 2.856.
The women's teams combined for a 3.374 GPA, while the men's teams combined to post a 3.134 GPA. The overall student-athlete average was 3.226.
-- GENERALS --
|Kat Allen||Field Hockey|
|Kim Babbitt||Field Hockey|
|Louise Bance||Field Hockey|
|Jane Beall||Field Hockey|
|Tom Brower||Cross Country/Track|
|Ashley Brown||Cross Country|
|Mary Christopher||Cross Country/Track|
|Melissa Dolan||Field Hockey|
|Liz Garson||Field Hockey|
|Elise Gelinas||Field Hockey|
|Lizzie Gotimer||Field Hockey|
|Alex Gould||Cross Country|
|Courtney Harrison||Field Hockey|
|Anthony Ives||Cross Country/Track|
|Jack Jeong||Cross Country/Track|
|Michael Keenan||Cross Country/Track|
|Kate Lester||Field Hockey/Lacrosse|
|Alex Mahoney||Cross Country/Track|
|Regina Mills||Cross Country/Track|
|Laura Nugent||Field Hockey|
|Elisabeth Putney||Field Hockey|
|Steve Rivoir||Cross Country/Track|
|Tara Rubenstein||Field Hockey|
|Becca Taylor||Cross Country/Track|
|Elizabeth Twentyman||Cross Country/Track|
|Anne Van Devender||Soccer|
|Megan Ward||Cross Country|
|Elizabeth Webb||Cross Country/Track|
|Alden Wicker||Field Hockey|
|Sarah Williamson||Cross Country|
|Gina Von Sternberg||Soccer|