May 25, 2004

THREE GENERALS TO PLAY IN MEN'S NORTH-SOUTH GAME

BALTIMORE, Md. -- Washington and Lee senior men's lacrosse players Lawson Grumbine (Owings Mills, Md./Gilman), Dustin Martin (Manlius, N.Y./Fayetteville-Manlius) and Ansel Sanders (White Stone, Va./Woodberry Forest) have been selected to participate in the North-South Senior All-Star game held at 12:00 pm on June 12 at Nazareth College.

The selections marked the 10th-straight year that W&L will have a player participate in the game and the fourth consecutive year that the Generals have had the maximum of three players selected.

A defenseman, Grumbine earned First Team All-ODAC honors each of the past two seasons and is a preseason All-American selection. He spearheaded a W&L defense which ranks among the Top 10 in Division III, allowing just 6.78 goals per game. He scored two goals and collected 35 ground balls on the season.

Martin, a midfielder, earned First Team All-ODAC honors for the second straight season after totaling 43 points on 34 goals and nine assists. An Honorable Mention All-American last season, he finished his career with 116 career points, 26th all-time at W&L.

A goalie, Sanders also earned First Team All-ODAC honors for the second straight season after garnering second team accolades as a sophomore. He ranked among the national leaders in goals-against average (6.76) and claimed a .611 save percentage in 2004. An Honorable Mention All-American last season, he finishes his career ranked fifth all-time at W&L with 475 career saves and sixth all-time with a .605 save percentage.

Washington and Lee finished its 2004 season with a 14-4 overall record. The Generals claimed the ODAC regular season and tournament titles en route to advancing to the NCAA Division III Quarterfinals. W&L finished the season ranked seventh in the final USILA Division III poll.

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