KATE BIDWELL NAMED FIRST TEAM ALL-STATE

LEXINGTON, Va. -- Washington and Lee placed two players on the College Division All-State Women's Soccer Team as voted on by the Virginia Sports Information Directors (VaSID) and announced on Friday afternoon.

Senior midfielder Kate Bidwell (Pensacola, Fla./Escambia) was named to the All-State First Team, while sophomore forward Fontaine Marcoux (Washington, D.C./The Potomac School) earned honorable-mention recognition.

Bidwell was selected to the first team for the second time in her career after scoring a team-high 10 goals and dishing out four assists for 24 points. For her career, Bidwell notched 33 goals and 13 assists for 79 points. Her 33 goals are tied for fourth all-time at W&L, while her 79 points rank fourth all-time.

Bidwell was an All-State First Team selection in 1998 and an honorable mention pick in 1999. She is a four-time All-ODAC First Team selection and a three-time All-Southeast Region Third Team honoree.

Marcoux was named honorable mention after tallying 24 points on six goals and a W&L-record 12 assists. In just two seasons, Marcoux has tallied 20 goals and 21 assists for 61 points. Her 21 assists rank second all-time at W&L, while her 61 points are fifth all-time. Marcoux, who was a First Team All-State selection in 2000, has been an All-ODAC First Team honoree in each of her first two seasons.

Washington and Lee finished the 2001 season with an 11-4-1 overall record. The Generals advanced to the ODAC Tournament Semifinals before falling to Roanoke, 1-1 (4-2), on penalty kicks.

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