April 9, 2010

W&L Riding Ties for Second Place at ODAC Championships

LYNCHBURG, Va. – The Washington and Lee riding team was in action on Friday afternoon in the Old Dominion Athletic Conference Championships held at the Randolph College Riding Center.

The Generals finished in a tie for second place out of five teams with Bridgewater College.  The Eagles officially took home second following the tiebreaking procedure.  Hollins won the title with 21 points and was followed by Bridgewater (12), W&L (12), Randolph (10) and Lynchburg (8).

Hollins senior Katie Furches received ODAC Rider of the Year honors, while HU's Sandy Gerald collected the top coaching award.  Randolph first-year Lizzie Kerron was tabbed the ODAC Rookie of the Year, and Washington and Lee sophomore Tamara Morse (Bristow, Va./Brentsville) was named the ODAC/Farm Bureau Insurance Scholar-Athlete of the Year.

Morse also received First Team All-ODAC honors and was joined on the all-conference team by junior Allison Lemon (Roanoke, Va./North Cross School).

Washington and Lee will return to action on Sunday as it participates in the IHSA Zones held at Virginia Tech.

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