W&L's Farrar Named womenslacrosse.com Divsion III Defensive Player of the Week

LEXINGTON, Va. – Washington and Lee junior goalkeeper Katharine Farrar (Lexington, Va./Episcopal) has been named the womenslacrosse.com Division III National Defensive Player of the Week for the week ending April 4.

This is the second time Farrar has received the honor, also collecting it last season during the week ending March 2 when she led the Generals to a victory over then-ranked No. 13 Catholic University, recording eight saves while only allowing four goals.

Farrar led the 17th-ranked Generals to a 3-0 week, defeating Roanoke College (9-7), Hollins University (22-2) and Lynchburg College (11-5). In a total of 150 minutes over the three games, she allowed 12 goals (4.00 GAA), while registering 20 saves (.625 Sv%), including 10 saves against Roanoke and nine saves against Lynchburg. She also earned ODAC Women’s Lacrosse Player of the Week laurels for her efforts.

This season, Farrar has started 11 of the Generals’ 12 contests, notching a 7-4 record. She has posted a .467 save percentage (78 saves) and 9.23 goals-against average (89 GA) in 578:20 minutes of play.

The W&L women’s lacrosse team is now 8-3 on the season, including a perfect 6-0 in ODAC competition. The Generals return to action on Wednesday as they host 19th-ranked Catholic University at 4:00 pm.