Six Generals Honored On All-ODAC Women's Lax Teams

SALEM, Va. -- The Old Dominion Athletic Conference (ODAC) announced its women's lacrosse all-conference awards on Friday and Washington and Lee had six players receive honors.

Senior midfielder Kelsi Robinson (West Chester, Pa./Westtown) was named the ODAC/Farm Bureau Scholar-Athlete of the Year. Her selection marked just the second time that W&L has received the honor in women's lacrosse, joining Joanna Perini ‘04, who garnered the award in 2004.

Robinson also earned First Team All-ODAC laurels, along with junior attacker Britten Mathews (Richmond, Va./Collegiate) and sophomore midfielder Emmy Mathews (Baltimore, Md./Bryn Mawr). Senior midfielder Colleen Evans (Lexington, Va./Rockbridge County) collected second team laurels, while senior attacker Katie Flippen (Norfolk, Va./Norfolk Academy) and junior attacker Meredith Freeman (St. Louis, Mo./MICDS) garnered honorable mention accolades.

Robinson, who earned first team honors for the second-consecutive year, has played in 16 contests and is second on the team in scoring with 38 points on 21 goals and a team-best 17 assists. Additionally, she has secured a team-best 36 draw controls and has scooped up 40 ground balls and caused 18 turnovers.

A two-time first team selection, Britten Mathews has started every contest this year. She is tied for third on the team in scoring with 37 points (25 g, 12 a) and has scooped up 18 ground balls.

Emmy Mathews has started every game this year and currently leads the team in scoring with 45 points on a team-best 38 goals and seven assists. Additionally, she has scooped up 27 ground balls and has secured 29 draw controls.

Evans collected second team laurels this year after starting 16 of a possible 17 games. She has recorded 22 goals and dished out four assists. Evans has also secured 28 draw controls.

Flippen, who has started every contest this year, has notched 32 points on 21 goals and 11 assists, while Freeman has started 16 games and is currently third on the team with 28 goals. She has also dished out nine assists and secured 19 draw controls.

Roanoke midfielder Gina Valles was named the ODAC Player of the Year, while Roanoke coach Mary Schwartz was tabbed Coach of the Year. Virginia Wesleyan attacker Courtney Williams garnered Rookie of the Year accolades.

Washington and Lee, ranked 20th in Division III, returns to action on Saturday as it travels to Christopher Newport for a 1:00 pm game.

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