Priest, Riddle Earn Regional All-American Women's Lax Honors
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. -- Two members of Washington and Lee's women's lacrosse team have been honored by being named to the South Atlantic Regional All-American team. Sophomore defender Eloise Priest (Alexandria, Va./St. Stephen's-St. Agnes) was named to thte first team, while senior attacker Katherine Riddle (St. Clair Shores, Mich./Univ. Liggett) was tabbed as a second-team selection.
Priest, a sophomore defender, moved from the attack position she played as a freshman to anchor this year's defensive unit, which allowed oppenents an average of only 7.69 goals per game. Her exploits this season helped earn her first-team All-ODAC honors.
Riddle, a senior attacker for the Generals, finished the year with a team-high 29 goals and 13 assists for a total of 42 points. For her career, Riddle amassed 100 goals and 41 assists to rank fourth on the all-time W&L career scoring list. Also a first-team All-ODAC selection, Riddle has been selected to compete in the IWLCA Division III North/South Women's Lacrosse All-Star Game on June 10 in Baltimore, Md.
Washington and Lee finished its' season with a record of 8-5 overall, 7-1 in the Old Dominion Athletic Conference.