February 18, 2013

Ey Nabs ODAC Men's Basketball Player of the Week

FOREST, Va. — Washington and Lee senior forward J.D. Ey (Charlotte, N.C./Myers Park) was named the Old Dominion Athletic Conference Player of the Week for the week ending February 17, as announced by the league on Monday.

Ey helped the Generals to a 2-0 week as they secured the eighth seed in the ODAC Tournament. He recorded two double-doubles and scored the 1,000th point of his career. For the week, he totaled 33 points (16.5 ppg), 23 rebounds (11.5 rpg.), 5 assists (2.5 apg.), 5 steals (2.5 spg.) and 3 blocks (1.5 bpg.).

He scored his 1,000th career point in the second half against Shenandoah on Saturday. He ended the game with 23 points, including 19 in the second half, and dropped in the game-winning basket with 14 seconds left after stealing the Hornets inbounds' pass.

He is the only player in W&L history with at least 1,000 career points, 800 rebounds, 200 assists, 150 blocks and 100 steals. He leads the ODAC in rebounds per game (9.6) and blocks per game (2.2).

The Generals play their first-round game against Eastern Mennonite on Tuesday at 7:00 pm.

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