Angie Carrington Murphy was one of Washington and Lee’s
first truly great female scholar-athletes.
Carrington Murphy was a four-year starter and two-time team captain for both the women’s lacrosse and women’s soccer programs.
In soccer, Carrington Murphy was twice named the team’s outstanding offensive player, was selected Second Team All-ODAC, and was named GTE Third Team Academic All-America as a senior.
In lacrosse, Carrington Murphy was a three-time All-ODAC selection, including a first team pick her final two seasons. She was named to the all-region team three times and was a two-time All-America honoree, including garnering First Team All-America honors following her senior campaign. She finished her career with 110 goals and 30 assists for 140 points, a total that ranked third all-time when she graduated. Additionally,
Carrington Murphy received the 1993-94 ODAC Female Scholar-Athlete of the Year award and was W&L’s first female recipient of an NCAA Postgraduate Scholarship. She was also named a finalist for the NCAA Woman of the Year award in 1994 and was inducted into Omicron Delta Kappa.
Carrington Murphy is joined in the W&L Athletic Hall of Fame by her maternal grandfather, Lee McLaughlin, who was inducted in 1995.