Six W&L Football Players Named to VaSID All-State Teams

Sean Clark

LEXINGTON, Va. – The Virginia Sports Information Directors released its 2018 College Division All-State Football team and Washington and Lee had six players selected to the first or second teams.

Senior offensive lineman Mitch Hornsby (Loganville, Ga. / Archer) was the lone General named to the first team for offense or defense, while junior offensive lineman Sean Clark (Washington, D.C. / Georgetown Prep), junior punter Bo Sheridan (Charlotte, N.C. / Woodberry Forest), junior linebacker Will Corry (Watkinsville, Ga. / Athens Academy), sophomore running back Josh Breece (Lorton, Va. / Stone Bridge) and sophomore defensive lineman Andrew Frailer (Bel Air, Md. / McDonogh) were all tabbed to the second team.

Hornsby adds the award to a list that already includes First Team All-ODAC and Third Team All-South Region laurels.  He played in all 41 games during his four seasons, starting every game across the last three seasons.  In 2018, Hornsby started all nine games at tackle and helped the Generals rank seventh in Division III in rushing offense with an average of 293.2 yards per game.

Clark was a Second Team All-ODAC selection this fall.  He has started every game over the past two seasons, paving the way for one of the top rushing offenses in Division III.

Sheridan was a First Team All-ODAC selection and earned second team all-state honors after punting 39 times for a 39.2 average with a long of 51 yards.  He placed 11 punts inside the 20-yardline with just three touchbacks.  He also forced 10 fair catches.

Corry garnered his first all-state honor after posting Second Team All-ODAC laurels.  He led the team with 63 tackles and ranked first in the league in tackles for a loss (15) and second in sacks (7).  He also had two forced fumbles, one fumble recovery and one pass breakup.

Breece had another productive season on the ground, rushing 205 times for 1,119 yards and nine touchdowns.  His yardage total was the eighth-best in school history and his 2,944 career rushing yards already rank sixth all-time at W&L.  He was also a Second Team All-ODAC selection this fall.

Frailer earned second team all-state laurels, to go along with Second Team All-ODAC honors.  In 2018, he totaled 26 tackles and ranked fifth in the ODAC with 4.0 sacks.

Shenandoah senior quarterback Hayden Bauserman was named the VaSID Offensive Player of the Year, while Bridgewater junior linebacker Ra'Shaun Myers was named the VaSID Defensive Player of the Year.  Hampden-Sydney running back Kaleb Smith was selected the VaSID Offensive Rookie of the Year and Averett defensive lineman Joseph Ledbetter was tabbed the VaSID Defensive Rookie of the Year.  Randolph-Macon's Pedro Arruza was named the VaSID Coach of the Year.

Washington and Lee finished the 2018 season with a 5-4 overall record and a 3-4 mark in league play.

 

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