November 1, 2013

W&L's Beasley and Healy Named Capital One Academic All-District

GREENWOOD, Ind. – The College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) released its 2013 Capital One Academic All-District Women's Soccer squads on Thursday and Washington and Lee had two players selected to the District 5 team in the Division III category. 

Junior midfielder Holley Beasley (Virginia Beach, Va./Norfolk Academy) and sophomore goalkeeper Addie Healy (Waterford, Va./Woodgrove) were both tabbed on the all-district team and will go onto the national ballot where they will have a chance at earning Academic All-America honors.

An economics major, Beasley leads the team in both goals (8) and points (23), while appearing in all 18 games with 17 starts. She finished the regular season ranked fourth in the ODAC in assists and moved into seventh place in the W&L Top 10 record book for career assists with 15. She has also been named ODAC Player of the Week this season.

A psychology major, Healy entered the field in 15 games with 14 starts this season. She has a 0.44 goals-against average, which is good for second in the conference and 12th in the nation. She made 38 saves and has notched an .864 save percentage this season, while posting an ODAC-leading seven shutouts.

The women's soccer team finished the 2013 regular season with a 15-2-1 overall record and will host Randolph-Macon in the ODAC Tournament quarterfinals on Saturday.

The criteria for the Capital One All-District program states that a player must be of sophomore academic standing, be a starter or important reserve and claim a GPA of at least 3.30 on a 4.0 scale. Washington and Lee is a member of District 5, which includes players from small colleges in Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Mississippi, Missouri, North Carolina, Puerto Rico, South Carolina, Tennessee and Virginia.

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