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Date: December 12, 2001
Contact: Brian Laubscher (540) 463-8676
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Senior Placekicker Named To Third Team

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.



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