Four Generals Earn VaSID All-State Men's Lax Honors
LYNCHBURG, Va. – The Virginia Sports Information Directors (VaSID) recently announced its 2014 College Division All-State Men's Lacrosse team and Washington and Lee had four players honored.
Senior midfielder Joe Wood (Bronxville, N.Y./Bronxville) and junior defenseman Colin Fraser (Long Beach, N.Y. / Chaminade) were both selected to the first team, while senior midfielder Jared Mitchell (Garden City, N.Y./Garden City) and junior attackman Cam Lewis (Chapel Hill, N.C. / Durham Academy) were both named to the second team.
Wood adds the honor to First Team All-ODAC and Honorable Mention All-America laurels that he earned earlier this spring. He started all 17 games and finished with a career-high 41 points on 23 goals and 18 assists. Wood completed his career with 97 career points on 57 goals and 40 assists. He also picked up 45 ground balls over his four seasons.
Fraser garnered First Team All-ODAC recognition in 2014 after starting all 17 games for a defense that led the ODAC in both goals-allowed (131) and goals-against average (7.75). Individually, he had 11 caused turnovers and picked up 26 ground balls.
Mitchell was a First Team All-ODAC honoree and a USILA Scholar All-America selection earlier this year. He totaled four goals and two assists, and won 61.4 percent (205-334) of his faceoffs while picking up 125 ground balls. Mitchell completed his career ranked second all-time at W&L in faceoffs taken (1,077) and won (640). He totaled 19 points (10 G, 9 A), won 59.4 percent of his faceoffs and collected 349 ground balls over his four seasons.
Lewis played in and started 16 contests and led the team and finished seventh in the ODAC with 60 points on 45 goals and 15 assists. He earned Second Team All-ODAC honors for his efforts.
Lynchburg defenseman Jon Gill was selected as the VaSID Player of the Year, while Roanoke attackman Kevin Jackson was honored as the Rookie of the Year. Mary Washington's Kurt Glaeser was named the Coach of the Year.