W&L NAMES NEW ATHLETIC DEPARTMENT ASSISTANTS

LEXINGTON, Va. -- Washington and Lee Director of Athletics Mike Walsh has announced the hiring of two new assistant coaches, two new members of the athletic training staff, and a new assistant sports information director.

Joining the staff as assistant coaches are Alison Offenburger (women's soccer/lacrosse) and Klay Killingsworth (football). Laura Goloski will be the new assistant athletic trainer and Lauren Olmstead will serve as a graduate assistant trainer. Andrew Zapotoczny joins the sports information department as assistant SID.

Offenburger is a 1999 graduate of Denison University where she was a member of the Big Red's women's lacrosse and soccer teams. A three-year lacrosse team captain, Offenburger was a three-time first team all-conference selection and All-American as a junior. She also earned first team all-conference honors in soccer as a sophomore and junior. Offenburger served as the assistant women's lacrosse coach at Thomas Worthington High School in Worthington, Ohio, during the 1996 and 1997 seasons and also had coaching stints with the Worthington Summer League.

Killingsworth joins the W&L football staff as defensive line coach after serving in the same capacity at Presbyterian College during the 1998 season. A 1998 graduate of West Georgia University, Killingsworth was a stand-out defensive lineman with the Braves. He was a four-year letterwinner and team captain his senior season and earned All-Conference and First Team All-Region honors during his career. His senior season, he was named Second Team Division II All-American and was selected to participate in the Snow Bowl All-Star game after totaling 60 tackles and three sacks.

Goloski joins W&L after serving as a postgraduate intern trainer at Hollins University during the 1998-99 school year. A 1998 graduate of Hollins, Goloski also spent a year as a student assistant athletic trainer at the school.

Olmstead graduated in December of 1998 from Penn State with a bachelor of science degree in Kinesiology and is currently pursuing a master's degree in education with a sports medicine minor from the University of Virginia. In addition to serving as a student assistant in athletic training at Penn State, Olmstead was a four-year starter on the women's soccer team and was a four-time Academic All-Big Ten selection.

Zapotoczny is a 1999 graduate of the College of William and Mary where he was a student assistant for sports information for four years. In addition to responsibilities within the William and Mary sports information department, Zapotoczny has served as the photography coordinator of the 1998 NCAA Division I Soccer Tournament and worked the 1999 NCAA Women's Basketball and 1998 Colonial Athletic Association Basketball Tournaments.

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