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Date: May 11, 2002
Contact: Greg Murphy (540) 463-8674
Release: Upon Receipt

W&L Head Coach Jan Hathorn Will Coach South Squad

LEXINGTON, Va. -- Washington and Lee senior defender Eloise Priest (Alexandria, Va./St. Stephens-St. Agnes) and senior midfielder Courtenay Fisher (Baltimore, Md./Garrison Forest) have been selected to play in the IWLCA Division III North/South Women's Lacrosse All-Star Game on June 8 in Baltimore, Md. In addition, W&L Head Coach Jan Hathorn will coach the south team.

The game is part of the 2002 STX Lacrosse Festival with the Division III senior all-star contest slated to begin at 4:00 pm.

A starter in all 63 games in her W&L career, Priest concluded her senior season with a team-high 41 caused turnovers. A team captain this season, Priest also notched 35 ground balls and tallied one goal. For her efforts this year, Priest was named to the First Team All-ODAC and the ODAC All-Tournament Team. It was her third consecutive selection to the All-ODAC First Team.

Fisher, who was also a team captain this year, completed her senior campaign with 13 points on 12 goals and one assist. She also recorded 24 ground balls and caused 20 turnovers. Fisher, a Second Team All-ODAC honoree in 2000, registered 53 goals and 11 assists in starting all 57 games of her career.

Washington and Lee completed its season with an overall record of 11-6 and advanced to the ODAC Championship game where it was defeated in overtime by Randolph-Macon, 12-11.



Contact: Brian Laubscher
Sports Information Director
PO Drawer 928
Lexington, VA 24450
Phone: 540-463-8670