March 21, 2011

Lumpkin & Davis Named ODAC Players of the Week

FOREST, Va. – Washington and Lee University had two athletes collect weekly honors from the Old Dominion Athletic Conference it was announced on Monday.

Senior goalkeeper Jason Lumpkin (Baltimore, Md./Calvert Hall) was named the ODAC Men's Lacrosse Player of the Week, while junior righthander Jody Davis (McLean, Va./Langley) received the ODAC Baseball Pitcher of the Week for the week ending March 20.

Lumpkin helped lead Washington and Lee to a 2-0 week with victories over Kenyon (13-7) on Tuesday and 13th-ranked Hampden-Sydney (9-8) on Sunday.

Lumpkin notched 10 saves in the win over the Lords, then recorded a career-best 14 stops in the conference-opening win over the Tigers.

After having played just over 107 minutes over his first three seasons, Lumpkin has recorded a .584 save percentage and a 6.68 goals-against average in nearly 333 minutes this season.  He has played in seven games, starting each of the last five contests.

Davis played a significant role for the Generals' baseball team this week as they posted a 3-2 record.  He started and earned the victory in a 5-0 win over 17th-ranked Tufts University on Sunday.  David tossed a complete-game shutout, allowing just six hits while striking out five batters over nine innings.

For the season, Davis is 2-1 overall across his five starts.  He claims a 6.17 earned-run average with 11 strikeouts over 23.1 innings of work.

The W&L men's lacrosse team returns to action on Wednesday when it hosts Guilford for a 5:00 pm contest.  The baseball team hits the diamond again on Tuesday when it hosts second-ranked Shenandoah at 3:30 pm.

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