NUMEROUS W&L STUDENTS EARN SCHOLAR-ATHLETE AWARDS
LEXINGTON, Va. -- Washington and Lee Interim Director of
Athletics Chuck O'Connell has announced that 171 students earned
Scholar-Athlete awards during the recently completed winter term.
The students are all members of W&L athletic teams and achieved
a grade-point average (GPA) of at least 3.500.
Additionally, 18 of the students honored achieved grade-point averages of 4.0 or higher (an A+ is worth 4.330 at W&L). Among the students achieving 4.0 or higher GPA's were junior soccer player Martha Caulkins (Lynchburg, Va./E.C. Glass), senior soccer player Jamie Dorsey (Cockeysville, Md./McDonogh), senior lacrosse player Lane Earnest (Preston, Md./Easton), freshman field hockey player Caroline Habliston (Alexandria, Va./St. Stephen's & St. Agnes), junior wrestler Adam Hockensmith (Hagerstown, Md./South Hagerstown), senior All-ODAC volleyball player Ashley Hurt (Altamonte Springs, Fla./Trinity Prep), freshman basketball player Kaitlyn Kamp (Bloomington, Minn./Lutheran), senior tennis player Katie Kingsbury (Jenkintown, Pa./Phil.-Mont. Christian), junior All-America swimmer Tim McGlaston (Attleboro, Mass./Attleboro), senior baseball player David Miller (Oak Hill, Va./Oakton), senior basketball captain Sarah Otey (Williamsburg, Va./Hampton-Roads), junior cross country and track captain Steve Rivoir (Scottsdale, Ariz./Chaparral), junior swimmer Amy Roberson (Nacogdoches, Texas/Nacogdoches), freshman track athlete Victoria Stevens (Leesburg, Va./Loudoun County), sophomore All-ODAC cross country and track runner Becca Taylor (Hamilton, Ohio/Edgewood), freshman cross country and track runner Dorothy Todd (Watkinsville, Ga./Athens Academy), sophomore All-ODAC cross country and track runner Elizabeth Webb (Middleburg, Va./Wakefield School) and freshman wrestler Russ Weems (Greenville, S.C./St. Joseph's Catholic School).
Other notable athletes to receive Scholar-Athlete awards included senior All-ODAC and All-Region field hockey player Kim Babbitt (Hudson, Ohio/Hudson), sophomore All-ODAC and All-Region cross country and track athlete Vance Berry (Ponte Vedra Beach, Fla./Episcopal), junior All-America golfer Nathaniel James (Keller, Texas/Keller), junior All-ODAC and All-Region baseball player James Madden (Dallas, Texas/Highland Park), senior All-ODAC and All-Region soccer and lacrosse player Maggie Megear (Cold Spring Harbor, N.Y./Cold Spring Harbor), junior All-ODAC and All-Region lacrosse player Kat Michaels (Virginia Beach, Va./Norfolk Academy), senior All-America soccer player Scot Pittman (Waxhaw, N.C./Charlotte Country Day), junior All-ODAC and All-Region football player Mark Snoddy (Atlanta, Ga./Westminster), freshman All-ODAC and All-Region cross country runner Kat Telfeyan (Chesapeake, Va./Great Bridge), sophomore All-ODAC and All-Region soccer player Anne Van Devender (Jackson, Miss./Choate Rosemary Hall), sophomore All-ODAC and All-Region cross country and track athlete Michael Welsh (Tullahoma, Tenn./Tullahoma), senior All-ODAC and All-Region soccer player Anne Wiltshire (Richmond, Va./Collegiate) and senior All-America tennis player Ginny Wortham (Richmond, Va./Collegiate).
All 23 varsity athletic programs achieved a team GPA of at least 3.000, led by the women's basketball team with a 3.578. The highest men's team GPA was cross country with a 3.530 and no team recorded a GPA lower than 3.010.
The women's teams combined for a 3.385 GPA, while the men's teams combined to post a 3.155 GPA. The overall student-athlete average was 3.242.
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WASHINGTON AND LEE SCHOLAR-ATHLETE LISTING
|Kim Babbitt||Field Hockey|
|Louise Bance||Field Hockey|
|Vance Berry||Cross Country/Track|
|Tom Brower||Cross Country|
|Alex Caritis||Field Hockey|
|Melissa Dolan||Field Hockey|
|Lindsay Erickson||Cross Country|
|Liz Garson||Field Hockey|
|Caroline Habliston||Field Hockey|
|Rebecca Hatchett||Field Hockey|
|Anthony Ives||Cross Country/Track|
|Jack Jeong||Cross Country/Track|
|Steph Mansey||Field Hockey|
|Regina Mills||Cross Country/Track|
|Elliott O'Brien||Cross Country|
|Steven Rivoir||Cross Country/Track|
|Tara Rubenstein||Field Hockey|
|Becca Taylor||Cross Country/Track|
|Kat Telfeyan||Cross Country/Track|
|Dorothy Todd||Cross Country/Track|
|Mary Clair Turner||Soccer|
|Anne Van Devender||Soccer|
|Amy Volkmann||Field Hockey|
|Elizabeth Webb||Cross Country/Track|
|Michael Welsh||Cross Country/Track|
|James Wolff||Cross Country|