Three Generals Named ODAC Athlete of the Week
FOREST, Va. – The Old Dominion Athletic Conference has announced that three Washington and Lee student-athletes have been named the conference's athlete of the week in their respective sports for the week ending March 17.
Sophomore Janey Fugate (Atlanta, Ga./Whitefield Academy) earned the award for women's track & Field, senior Hayden White (Baltimore, Md./Towson) garnered the honor for men's tennis and sophomore Patrick Clossin (Ooltewah, Tenn./McCallie School) received the award for men's golf.
Fugate broke her own school record in the 400 meter hurdles with a time of 1:02.92 as the Generals opened their outdoor season at the Dr. Jack Toms Open hosted by Lynchburg College on Saturday. The time is the fastest in Division III this season by almost a full second and broke her previous record of 1:03.59.
White notched a 3-0 singles record and a 3-1 doubles record while playing with sophomore Christopher Hu (Ridgewood, N.J. / Ridgewood) as the Generals posted a 3-1 record last week. For the season, White has logged a 16-5 singles record and a 10-7 doubles mark.
Clossin helped lead the men's golf team to a ninth-place finish at the Taylor Made Adidas Intercollegiate in South Carolina last Monday and Tuesday. Individually, he finished fifth out of 81 golfers with a +15 score of 74-77-80—231. For the year, he has recorded a 76.2 stroke average over 13 rounds played.
The W&L women's track & field team returns to action this weekend as it hosts the W&L Carnival starting on Friday at 11:00 am. Men's tennis plays again on Thursday when it hosts Bridgewater for a 4:00 pm match, while men's golf next competes in the Marine Corps Intercollegiate in Camp Lejeune, N.C., this Saturday thru Monday.