Allison Lemon
Allison Lemon
Height: 5-10
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Roanoke, Va.
High School: North Cross School

2010-11: Will serve as a team captain during senior campaign ... will look to lead the team and continue to build on a successful riding career at W&L.

2009-10: Earned First Team All-ODAC honors as a junior … finished sixth in competition for the Cacchione Cup, awarded to the region’s top rider … partnered with teammates Collier McLeod and Tamara Morse to finish third at the Collegiate Cup (3/9) … also finished as the high scorer in the intermediate over fences, while claiming the championship in the adult amateur hunter division, second in the ariat adult medal class and third in the intermediate flat while receiving best adult amateur rider accolades at the Collegiate Cup (3/9) … took the fifth spot in the open equitation on the flat and third in the open equitation over fences at the Hollins Invitational (2/27) … finished fourth in the open equitation on the flat at the Sweet Briar Invitational (2/22) … took second in the open equitation on the flat and fifth in the open equitation over fences at the Bridgewater Invitational (10/31) … claimed the fifth spot in both the open equitation over fences and open equitation on the flat at the Hollins Invitational (10/18) … finished second in the open equitation on the flat and sixth in the open equitation over fences at the Randolph Invitational (10/17).

2008-09: Named to the All-ODAC squad for second-consecutive year … recognized as an ODAC Scholar Athlete … won the intermediate flat at the Virginia Intermont Classic Collegiate Cup (4/1) … took fifth in the intermediate flat at the IHSA Regionals hosted by UVA (2/28) … placed fifth in the open flat and fourth in the open over fences at the Bridgewater Invitational (2/17) … took third in the open fences at the Sweet Briar Invitational (2/10) … finished second in the open flat and fifth in the open fences at the Randolph Invitational (2/9) … placed fourth in the intermediate flat and open fences at the Bridgewater Invitational (11/4) … took third in the intermediate flat and sixth in the open fences at the Randolph Invitational (10/27) … named the high point rider champion after winning the intermediate flat and placed second in the open fences at the Hollins Invitational (10/21) … finished third in the open fences at the Radford Invitational (10/1).

2007-08: Named to All-ODAC squad and recognized as ODAC Rookie of the Year during first-year campaign … qualified for the IHSA Regional Championships in the intermediate fences after finishing first at the U.Va. Invitational (2/28) and went on to finish fifth at the championships  … placed third in the intermediate on the flat at the Bridgewater Invitational … won the intermediate over fences at the Sweet Briar Invitational (2/10) … took fifth in the intermediate over fences at the Randolph-Lynchburg Invitational (2/9) … finished second in the intermediate over fences and fifth in the intermediate on the flat at the Bridgewater Invitational (11/3) … placed first in the intermediate over fences and sixth in the novice flat at the Hollins Invitational (10/21) … took first in the intermediate flat and third in the intermediate over fences at the Randolph-Lynchburg Invitational (10/27) … finished second in the intermediate flat and intermediate over fences at the Radford Invitational (10/1).

High school: Attended North Cross School in Roanoke, Va. … claimed a team championship at the Virginia Hunter/Jumper Association “A” Level … won a working hunter and hunt seat medal championship in 2007 … valedictorian of high school senior class.

Personal: Father, Stephen, and grandfather, William, both attended W&L … uncle, Jim, played professional baseball and is a member of the Va. Sports Hall of Fame … earned various Southwest  Virginia Hunter/Jumper Association (SWVHJA) honors, including working hunter champion, Oak Ridge Medal champion, SWVHJA Hunt Seat Medal champion and Bearwood Classic winner ... ODAC Scholar-Athlete … recipient of a R.E. Lee research grant in 2009 and 2010 ... biochemistry major.