April 28, 2004

PERINI EARNS INSIDE LACROSSE WEEKLY HONOR

LEXINGTON, Va. -- Washington and Lee senior goalie Joanna Perini (Huntington, N.Y./Huntington) has been named an Inside Lacrosse Division III Honorable Mention Player of the Week, for the week of April 26.

Perini earned the honor after leading the Generals to their second straight Old Dominion Athletic Conference title last week. On Wednesday, she blanked Bridgewater in 26:00 minutes of play as W&L cruised to a 20-1 win in the ODAC quarterfinals, and notched seven saves in a 14-3 victory over Randolph-Macon in the conference semifinals on Saturday.

In the ODAC championship on Sunday, Perini made 12 stops in goal as the Generals edged Virginia Wesleyan, 11-9, for conference crown. On the season, she has posted a 6.42 goals against average and made 140 saves for a .593 save percentage.

The Generals return to action in the NCAA Division III Tournament at a site, time and date yet to be determined, against an opponent yet to be determined.

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