21 A.J. Witherell
21 A.J. Witherell
Height: 5-11
Weight: 185
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Wilmington, Del.
High School: Salesianum
Position: A
gp 19
p 91
g 60
a 31

2018: Two-year letterwinner and a team captain ... one of the top returning attackman in Division III lacrosse ... enters his junior season already ranked in a tie for 24th on the school's career scoring list with 143 points ... can move into the Top 10 with just 22 more points.

2017: Started all 17 games on attack ... received First Team All-ODAC honors and was named the ODAC Player of the Year ... also named the IMLCA South Region Offensive Player of the Year and was a VaSID First Team All-State selection ... named a Second Team IMLCA All-American and was a USILA/Nike Third Team All-American ... set a new W&L season scoring record with 88 points on 52 goals and 36 assists ... also totaled 55 ground balls and 11 caused turnovers ... tallied at least two points in every game, including posting a career-best eight points on three occasions ... also notched seven points in three contests as well ... totaled eight points on four goals and four assists in a 14-6 win over Christopher Newport (2/15) ... registered four goals and three assists in a 15-11 victory at Denison (2/19) ... notched five goals and two assists in a 16-13 setback to Mary Washington (3/8) ... scored three goals and dished a career-best five assists in a 17-9 win over Bridgewater (4/5) ... followed that performance with four goals and four assists in a 26-9 win over Shenandoah (4/15) ... tallied four goals and three assists in a 24-7 win over Randolph (4/26) ... scored four goals and snared a career-high seven ground balls in a 19-10 loss to Hampden-Sydney in the ODAC Semifinals (5/5).

2016: Played in all 20 contests as a starting attackman ... earned Second Team All-ODAC honors and was tabbed the ODAC Rookie of the Year ... also garnered VaSID College Division Rookie of the Year laurels ... led the team in scoring with 55 points on 33 goals and 22 assists ... his point total was seventh-best in the ODAC and the second-highest total ever by a W&L first-year player ... totaled at least one point in 17 out of the 20 contests ... also collected 38 ground balls and 11 caused turnovers ... scored five points on two goals and three assists in his first career game, a 10-9 win at Christopher Newport (2/11) ... scored a career-best five goals and notched a season-high six points in an 11-6 win over Mary Washington (3/9) ... also had six points on three goals and three assists in a 13-8 win at Lynchburg (3/26) ... totaled two goals and three assists in a 21-3 win over Bridgewater (4/6) ... earned the Washington and Lee Outstanding First-Year Male Athlete Award and the C.W. Pacy Award as the team's top first-year player.

High School: Earned four letters in lacrosse and three in soccer at Salesianum School ... helped lead the lacrosse and the soccer teams to three state championships each ... earned first team all-state honors at midfielder as a junior and again at attack as a senior ... named a U.S. Lacrosse All-American and lacrosse team MVP as a senior ... earned second team all-state laurels in soccer as a senior.

Off the Field: Uncle, John Roe '88, played football for the Generals ... brother, Taylor, is a first-year attackman for the Generals .... member of the Generals Leadership Academy ... active in Lacrosse the Nations ... economics major.

Recent Games
Apr 21 at Lynchburg W, 15-13
Apr 25 at Guilford W, 13-8
Apr 28 Virginia Wesleyan W, 24-9
May 4 Lynchburg L, 11-8
May 9 Transylvania W, 23-5
May 12 at Dickinson L, 10-9
Statistics category Overall Conf
Games 19 8
Points 91 41
Goals 60 28
Assists 31 13
Man-up goals 3 1
Man-down goals 0 0
Ground balls 43 20
Turnovers 28 16
Caused turnovers 15 10
Faceoffs 0-0 0-0
Faceoff percentage 0.0 0.0
Shots 154 69
Shooting percentage 39.0 40.6
Shots on goal 107 50
Shots on goal percentage 69.5 72.5
Date Opponent Score g a pts up dn gb to ct fo sh sh% sog sog%
Feb 10 York (Pa.) L, 10-4 1 1 2 0 0 1 0 0 0-0 7 14.3 1 14.3
Feb 14 at Christopher Newport L, 12-7 1 3 4 0 0 2 1 0 0-0 6 16.7 3 50.0
Feb 18 Denison L, 12-10 5 0 5 2 0 2 2 2 0-0 10 50.0 10 100.0
Feb 24 Washington College W, 18-10 3 3 6 0 0 2 2 1 0-0 10 30.0 7 70.0
Mar 3 at Franklin & Marshall W, 12-10 5 2 7 0 0 6 2 1 0-0 10 50.0 8 80.0
Mar 7 at Mary Washington W, 14-7 2 5 7 0 0 1 2 0 0-0 7 28.6 5 71.4
Mar 10 Shenandoah W, 18-5 2 3 5 0 0 1 1 1 0-0 5 40.0 4 80.0
Mar 14 Gettysburg W, 13-8 3 2 5 0 0 3 0 1 0-0 7 42.9 3 42.9
Mar 17 at Randolph-Macon W, 12-6 1 0 1 0 0 1 2 1 0-0 7 14.3 5 71.4
Mar 24 Roanoke W, 11-10 5 0 5 0 0 4 4 2 0-0 13 38.5 10 76.9
Mar 30 Hampden-Sydney W, 15-10 4 3 7 1 0 3 2 2 0-0 7 57.1 5 71.4
Apr 4 at Randolph W, 25-2 - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 14 at Bridgewater W, 18-5 6 1 7 0 0 3 0 1 0-0 7 85.7 6 85.7
Apr 17 at Susquehanna W, 10-1 4 1 5 0 0 3 2 0 0-0 7 57.1 4 57.1
Apr 21 at Lynchburg W, 15-13 4 2 6 0 0 1 3 1 0-0 9 44.4 7 77.8
Apr 25 at Guilford W, 13-8 3 1 4 0 0 2 2 1 0-0 11 27.3 8 72.7
Apr 28 Virginia Wesleyan W, 24-9 3 3 6 0 0 5 2 1 0-0 10 30.0 5 50.0
May 4 Lynchburg L, 11-8 2 0 2 0 0 1 0 0 0-0 7 28.6 6 85.7
May 9 Transylvania W, 23-5 4 1 5 0 0 1 0 0 0-0 5 80.0 5 100.0
May 12 at Dickinson L, 10-9 2 0 2 0 0 1 1 0 0-0 9 22.2 5 55.6
  gp gs g a pts up dn gb to ct fo sh sh% sog sog%
2015-16 20 19 33 22 55 2 0 38 34 11 0-0 90 36.7 59 65.6
2016-17 17 17 52 36 88 3 0 55 21 11 0-0 160 32.5 101 63.1
2017-18 19 19 60 31 91 3 0 43 28 15 0-0 154 39.0 107 69.5
2018-19 - - - - 0 - - - - - 0-0 - - - -
Total 56 55 145 89 234 8 0 136 83 37 0-0 404 35.9 267 66.1
  gp gs g a pts up dn gb to ct fo sh sh% sog sog%
Total 19 19 60 31 91 3 0 43 28 15 0-0 154 39.0 107 69.5
Conference 8 8 28 13 41 1 0 20 16 10 0-0 69 40.6 50 72.5
Exhibition - - - - 0 - - - - - 0-0 - - - -
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Home 10 10 32 16 48 3 0 23 13 10 0-0 81 39.5 56 69.1
Away 9 9 28 15 43 0 0 20 15 5 0-0 73 38.4 51 69.9
Neutral - - - - 0 - - - - - 0-0 - - - -
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Wins 14 14 49 27 76 1 0 36 24 13 0-0 115 42.6 82 71.3
Losses 5 5 11 4 15 2 0 7 4 2 0-0 39 28.2 25 64.1
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February 4 4 10 7 17 2 0 7 5 3 0-0 33 30.3 21 63.6
March 7 7 22 15 37 1 0 19 13 8 0-0 56 39.3 40 71.4
April 5 5 20 8 28 0 0 14 9 4 0-0 44 45.5 30 68.2
May 3 3 8 1 9 0 0 3 1 0 0-0 21 38.1 16 76.2