21 A.J. Witherell
21 A.J. Witherell
Height: 5-11
Weight: 185
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Wilmington, Del.
High School: Salesianum
Position: A
gp 19
p 83
g 46
a 37

A.J. Witherell2019: Three-year letterwinner and a team captain for the second straight season ... one of the top returning attackman in Division III lacrosse ... 2019 Face-Off Magazine Preseason First Team All-America selection ... enters his senior season tied for second on the W&L all-time scoring list with 234 points ... also enters his final campaign ranked fourth in career goals (145) and eighth in career assists (89).

2018: Played in 19 contests, starting all of them ... named First Team All-ODAC and tabbed the ODAC Player of the Year for the second straight year ... also named VaSID First Team All-State and the VaSID College Division Player of the Year ... selected IMLCA First Team All-South Region and the IMLCA South Region Offensive Player of the Year ... tabbed as a USILA/Nike First Team All-American ... broke his own school record for season scoring, totaling 91 points on a W&L record-tying 60 goals and 31 assists ... also posted 43 ground balls and 15 caused turnovers ... tallied at least one point in every game he played and had 15 games of four or more points, including a season-best seven points on four occasions ... named to the Division III Team of the Week after scoring a career-high six goals and adding an assist in an 18-5 win over Bridgewater (4/14) ... scored five goals in a 12-10 loss to Denison (2/18) ... named to the Division III Team of the Week again after posted five goals and two assists, to go with six ground balls in a 12-10 win over Franklin & Marshall (3/3) ... registered two goals and five assists in a 14-7 win over Mary Washington (3/7) ... tallied seven points as well, scoring four goals and dishing three assists in a 15-10 win over Hampden-Sydney (3/30).

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 season-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 sophomore attackman for the Generals .... member of the Generals Leadership Academy ... active in Lacrosse the Nations ... economics major.

Recent Games
Apr 24 Randolph W, 22-0
Apr 27 Shenandoah W, 19-2
May 3 Roanoke W, 15-3
May 5 Lynchburg W, 8-7
May 8 Piedmont W, 23-2
May 11 at York (Pa.) L, 14-12
Statistics category Overall Conf
Games 19 10
Points 83 55
Goals 46 28
Assists 37 27
Man-up goals 6 3
Man-down goals 0 0
Ground balls 49 30
Turnovers 21 8
Caused turnovers 10 8
Faceoffs 0-0 0-0
Faceoff percentage 0.0 0.0
Shots 130 72
Shooting percentage 35.4 38.9
Shots on goal 78 43
Shots on goal percentage 60.0 59.7
Date Opponent Score g a pts up dn gb to ct fo sh sh% sog sog%
Feb 1 at Southern Virginia   - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 9 at York (Pa.) L, 7-6 1 0 1 0 0 3 2 1 0-0 8 12.5 4 50.0
Feb 13 Christopher Newport W, 14-7 2 2 4 1 0 1 3 0 0-0 6 33.3 5 83.3
Feb 16 at Denison L, 14-13 2 0 2 0 0 1 1 0 0-0 3 66.7 2 66.7
Feb 23 at Washington College W, 14-8 - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 2 Franklin & Marshall L, 13-10 - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 6 Mary Washington W, 22-3 1 2 3 1 0 3 1 0 0-0 3 33.3 2 66.7
Mar 9 Randolph-Macon W, 14-6 3 4 7 0 0 3 0 0 0-0 6 50.0 4 66.7
Mar 13 at Gettysburg L, 14-13 2 2 4 0 0 2 1 0 0-0 7 28.6 6 85.7
Mar 16 Bridgewater W, 18-4 5 2 7 1 0 4 1 0 0-0 13 38.5 7 53.8
Mar 23 at Hampden-Sydney W, 17-6 3 2 5 0 0 2 0 2 0-0 7 42.9 6 85.7
Mar 27 at Guilford W, 23-4 4 7 11 0 0 3 2 2 0-0 11 36.4 7 63.6
Mar 30 at Roanoke W, 13-8 3 1 4 1 0 4 1 1 0-0 9 33.3 5 55.6
Apr 13 at Ferrum W, 28-0 4 1 5 0 0 1 1 0 0-0 7 57.1 6 85.7
Apr 17 at Virginia Wesleyan W, 15-5 2 2 4 0 0 3 2 2 0-0 5 40.0 3 60.0
Apr 20 Lynchburg W, 10-9 1 2 3 0 0 4 0 0 0-0 6 16.7 1 16.7
Apr 24 Randolph W, 22-0 1 3 4 0 0 2 1 0 0-0 1 100.0 1 100.0
Apr 27 Shenandoah W, 19-2 2 3 5 1 0 4 0 1 0-0 7 28.6 3 42.9
May 3 Roanoke W, 15-3 5 0 5 0 0 2 1 0 0-0 11 45.5 8 72.7
May 5 Lynchburg W, 8-7 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0-0 8 0.0 1 12.5
May 8 Piedmont W, 23-2 2 4 6 0 0 5 2 1 0-0 4 50.0 3 75.0
May 11 at York (Pa.) L, 14-12 3 0 3 1 0 2 1 0 0-0 8 37.5 4 50.0
  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 19 19 46 37 83 6 0 49 21 10 0-0 130 35.4 78 60.0
Total 75 74 191 126 317 14 0 185 104 47 0-0 534 35.8 345 64.6
  gp gs g a pts up dn gb to ct fo sh sh% sog sog%
Total 19 19 46 37 83 6 0 49 21 10 0-0 130 35.4 78 60.0
Conference 10 10 28 27 55 3 0 30 8 8 0-0 72 38.9 43 59.7
Exhibition - - - - 0 - - - - - 0-0 - - - -
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Home 10 10 22 22 44 4 0 28 10 2 0-0 65 33.8 35 53.8
Away 9 9 24 15 39 2 0 21 11 8 0-0 65 36.9 43 66.2
Neutral - - - - 0 - - - - - 0-0 - - - -
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Wins 15 15 38 35 73 5 0 41 16 9 0-0 104 36.5 62 59.6
Losses 4 4 8 2 10 1 0 8 5 1 0-0 26 30.8 16 61.5
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February 3 3 5 2 7 1 0 5 6 1 0-0 17 29.4 11 64.7
March 7 7 21 20 41 3 0 21 6 5 0-0 56 37.5 37 66.1
April 5 5 10 11 21 1 0 14 4 3 0-0 26 38.5 14 53.8
May 4 4 10 4 14 1 0 9 5 1 0-0 31 32.3 16 51.6