Date: December 12, 2001
Contact: Brian Laubscher (540) 463-8676
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WIGINTON NAMED HEWLETT-PACKARD DIVISION III ALL-AMERICAN
LEXINGTON, Va. -- Washington and Lee senior placekicker
Brad Wiginton (Plano, Texas/Plano Senior) was named to the Hewlett-Packard
Division III All-America Team on Wednesday afternoon as a third team selection.
Wiginton is the first W&L football player to be named
to the HP All-America team since Robert Hull '96 was named to the team
following the 1995 season.
Wiginton had a career-best season for the Generals in 2001,
booting a school-record 12 field goals in 18 attempts. He also hit 26-of-26
PAT attempts and finished second on the team in scoring with 62 points.
Wiginton's 12 field goals were the second-most in Old Dominion Athletic
Conference history for a single-season and ranked fifth in Division III.
Wiginton finishes his career as W&L's career leader
in PAT's made (98) and attempted (103). He also ranks second all-time
in career field goals made (23) and PAT percentage (.951).
Washington and Lee finished the 2001 season with a 5-5 overall
record, 3-3 in the ODAC. The Generals finished in a four-way tie for second
place in the ODAC.
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