W&L Field Hockey Team Honored by NFHCA

CHANDLER, Ariz. -- The National Field Hockey Coaches Association (NFHCA) recently released its 2010 Gladiator by SGI/NFHCA Division III National Academic Awards and Washington and Lee was one of the teams honored.

W&L was one of four ODAC teams (Bridgewater, Eastern Mennonite, Virginia Wesleyan), and 78 teams nationally, to earn the award. To be honored, a team must post a cumulative GPA of at least 3.0 or higher during the fall semester. Worcester State College recorded the highest team GPA, 3.57, while the Generals had a cumulative mark of 3.33.
W&L wrapped up its 2010 campaign with an overall record of 9-8 and an ODAC-ledger of 5-2. The Generals fell in the semifinals of the ODAC Tournament, 5-3, to Randolph-Macon.