LEXINGTON, Va. -- Six members of the Washington and Lee football team were selected to the Virginia Sports Information Directors (VaSID) College Division All-State Football team, which was announced on Wednesday morning.
Senior offensive lineman Alex Skotnicki (Dallas, Texas/Highland Park), senior linebacker Bryant Fulk (Oceanside, Calif./St. Augustine), senior safety Kyle Luby (Dallas, Texas/Highland Park), senior cornerback Mark Snoddy (Atlanta, Ga./Westminster), junior defensive lineman Tommy Matteo (Worcester, Pa./Germantown Academy) and junior all-purpose back Stuart Sitterson (Atlanta, Ga./Westminster) were all named to the 26-member first team.
Skotnicki was named to the all-state team for the first time after garnering First Team All-ODAC laurels earlier this season. He helped the Generals' offense average 344.8 yards and 24.6 points per game.
Fulk was a first team selection for the second-straight season. A two-time First Team All-ODAC selection and the Richmond Touchdown Club Defensive Lineman of the Year each of the past two years, Fulk finished the 2007 season with 67 tackles and led the conference with 6.0 sacks. He also had 10.0 tackles for a loss and had one interception. He completed his career with 21.5 sacks, second all-time at W&L.
Luby adds the honor to a list that already includes being named the ODAC Defensive Player of the Year, First Team All-ODAC and First Team All-South Region. He led the Generals in tackles each of the past two seasons, totaling 84 stops during the 2007 season. He ranked fifth in the conference in tackles per game (9.3), had six pass breakups and helped the Generals’ defense lead the conference in total defense and pass defense.
Snoddy was named to the first team for the second-straight season. A three-time First Team All-ODAC pick and the runner up for the 2006 Dudley Award, Snoddy totaled 19 tackles, nine pass breakups and two interceptions this fall. He finished his career ranked first all-time at W&L with 19 career interceptions.
Matteo garnered first team all-state honors after being selected First Team All-ODAC. He totaled 57 tackles and finished second in the ODAC with 5.0 sacks. He also ranked ninth in the ODAC in tackles for a loss (9.0).
Sitterson was named the first team kick returner for the second time in three seasons. A First Team All-ODAC selection as an all-purpose back this season, Sitterson finished second in the ODAC and ninth in Division III with 192.8 all-purpose yards per game. His 1,735 all-purpose yards this season rank as the fourth-highest total in school history.
Washington and Lee completed the 2007 season with a 6-3 overall record, 4-2 in the ODAC. The Generals' senior class finished with 26 victories (26-14) over their four seasons, the third-highest total in school history.
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