Six W&L Women's Soccer Players Earn All-ODAC Honors

Six W&L Women's Soccer Players Earn All-ODAC Honors

FOREST, Va. – The Old Dominion Athletic Conference announced its 2014 Women's Soccer all-conference teams on Thursday and Washington and Lee had six athletes earn postseason recognition.

Sophomore forward Tricia Jessee (Roanoke, Va. / Patrick Henry), senior midfielder Katie Rossi (Wyoming, Del. / Caesar Rodney), sophomore defender Ashley Hogan (North Chesterfield, Va. / Monacan) and junior goalkeeper Addie Healy (Waterford, Va. / Woodgrove) were selected for All-ODAC First Team honors. Sophomore midfielder Katie Pettit (San Diego, Calif. / Scripps Ranch) received second-team accolades and senior midfielder Holley Beasley (Virginia Beach, Va. / Norfolk Academy) earned third-team laurels.

This marks the first all-conference honor for Jessee. She registered a team-high 32 points on 14 goals and four assists this season. She ranked fourth in the conference in goals and in points. 

Rossi notched two goals and five assists, starting 17 games for the Generals this season. A first team All-ODAC selection as a sophomore, she finished her career with 14 goals and 22 assists for 50 points. Rossi's career assists placed her in fifth on W&L's Top 10 list.

This marks the second consecutive first team all-conference accolade for Hogan. She saw action in 12 contests this season and helped the Generals' defense record nine shutouts as an anchor in the back line.

Healy received her second first-team all-conference selection after starting 17 games. She recorded 40 saves with six goals allowed for a 0.35 goals-against average. She ranked third in the conference in goals-against and second in goals-against average.  Healy also claimed an .870 save percentage, which also ranked second in the ODAC. Her 11 shutouts ranked third for a single-season at W&L, while her 25 career shutouts rank fourth. Healy also ranks third in season goals-against average and moved to first in career goals-against average at W&L.

Pettit started 17 of the 18 contests in the midfield for the Blue and White. She netted the game-winning goal against Greensboro in a 7-0 triumph and dished out one assist in a 5-1 win over Meredith to finish the year with three points.

A team captain, Beasley started 17 games, tallying three goals and leading the team with eight assists for 14 points.  Beasley finished her career ranked eighth all-time at W&L with 28 goals. Her eight assists rank sixth all-time while her 23 career assists rank fourth at W&L. She also tied for sixth in season assists and she will move up to being tied for fourth in career assists with 23.

Lynchburg won three of the major awards, with senior forward Angela Bosco earning the Player of the Year award, Head Coach Dr. Todd Olsen garnering Coach of the Year honor and first-year forward Emily Maxwell received Rookie of the Year laurels. Junior midfielder Danielle Burris of Shenandoah was named the ODAC/Va. Farm Bureau Mutual Insurance Scholar-Athlete.

The Generals wrapped up the 2014 season with a 1-0 loss to Lynchburg in the ODAC Tournament Championship. Washington and Lee ended the year with a 15-2-1 overall record and an 11-1 mark in the conference.

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