McKelvey, Doornbos Highlight Award Winners at W&L

LEXINGTON, Va. -- Seniors Terrence McKelvey (East Islip, N.Y./East Islip) and Stacy Doornbos (Roswell, Ga./Lassiter) headed the list of honorees at the annual Washington and Lee University Athletic Awards Ceremony on May 26 at W&L's Lee Chapel. McKelvey was named the Pres Brown Outstanding Senior Male Athlete, while Doornbos was the female recipient of the award

McKelvey was a four-year letterwinner and a team captain for the baseball team as a senior. He twice earned First Team All-ODAC honors and was a Second Team All-South Region selection following his junior and senior seasons. The 2009 ODAC Player of the Year and ODAC/Farm Bureau Scholar-Athlete of the Year honoree, he received a Gold Glove for the South Region from the ABCA as a junior. As a centerfielder, McKelvey committed just two errors for his career and none since his sophomore campaign. He will graduate as the school's leader in career batting average (.400) and triples (16), is second all-time in runs (128) and third in hits (184).

Doornbos was a four-year letterwinner for the track & field team, serving as a team captain for her senior campaign. An eight-time First Team All-ODAC and 14-time Second Team All-ODAC honoree, she holds 13 school records and was a member of four record-setting relay teams. A two-time All-American in the outdoor heptathlon and an All-American in the indoor pentathlon, she was the 2006 ODAC Indoor & Outdoor Rookie of the Year and the 2006 ODAC Indoor and 2008 ODAC Outdoor Athlete of the Year. The 2008 NCAA South Region Field Athlete of the Year, Doornbos led the W&L women to their first ODAC Indoor Track & Field Championship this winter and she recently finished fourth in the heptathlon at the 2009 NCAA Outdoor Track & Field Championships. Doornbos was also the W&L Freshman Female Athlete of the Year in 2006.

In other major awards handed out at the ceremony, senior cross country and track & field runner Elizabeth Webb (Middleburg, Va./Wakefield) received the William McHenry Scholar-Athlete Award after maintaining a GPA in excess of 4.0, while majoring in biochemistry. A four-year letterwinner and captain for both sports as a senior, Webb was a two-time All-ODAC and All-Region honoree in cross country. She qualified for the 2007 NCAA Championship event and helped lead the Generals to four-straight ODAC titles. In track & field, she earned numerous All-ODAC honors, including being named the ODAC Outdoor Athlete of the Year as a junior and the ODAC Indoor and Outdoor Athlete of the Year as a senior. She also received the ODAC/Farm Bureau Scholar-Athlete of the Year Award for both the indoor and outdoor seasons her final two years. The winner of an NCAA Postgraduate Scholarship and a Fulbright Scholarship, she will graduate holding five school records.

Senior Isaiah Goodman (Richfield, Minn./Holy Angels) was named the recipient of the Wink Glasgow Spirit & Sportsmanship Award. Goodman is a four-year letterwinner and two-year captain of the basketball team. He completed his career with 818 points and ranks fifth all-time with 134 steals. Goodman currently serves as the chair of the NCAA Division III Student-Athlete Advisory Committee.

Swimming standout Chris Washnock (Greer, S.C./Greenville) was named the Outstanding Freshman Male Athlete of the Year, while basketball player Meghan Ingram (Greensboro, N.C./Ragsdale) was named the Outstanding Freshman Female Athlete of the Year. Washnock earned First Team All-Bluegrass Mountain Conference honors and garnered Honorable Mention All-America accolades following a ninth-place finish in the 200 backstroke and a 13th-place finish in the 400 individual medley at the NCAA Championship. His 400 IM time of 4:01.60 is a school record and he is a member of the record-setting 400 medley relay team, which posted a time of 3:26.29. Ingram started all 26 games at point guard and averaged 15.5 points, 3.3 rebounds, 3.3 assists and 1.9 steals per game. She finished second in the ODAC in scoring and finished 11th in Division III with an average of 2.88 three-pointers per game. The 2009 ODAC, Virginia College Division and South Region Rookie of the Year, Ingram set a school record with 75 three-point field goals during the season.

Bob de Maria, professor of journalism & mass communications was honored with the R.E. "Chub" Yeakel Memorial Service Award for his support of Washington and Lee athletics as a public address announcer. Senior Dwyn Jolly received the Lefty Newell Memorial Award for her contributions as a manager for the football and lacrosse teams, while junior Jessica Makona received the Richard Miller Physical Education Scholarship.

 

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