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Date: May 15, 2002
Contact: Greg Murphy (540) 463-8674
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Priest Named To First Team For Third Consecutive Season

Senior Defender Julie Carskadon

LEXINGTON, Va. -- Four members of the Washington and Lee women's lacrosse team have been named to the Brine/IWLCA Women's Lacrosse Division III South Atlantic Region All-America Team.

Senior defender Eloise Priest (Alexandria, Va./St. Stephens-St.Agnes) was selected to the first team for the third consecutive season, while senior defender Julie Carskadon (Moorestown, N.J./Moorestown), junior attacker Leslie Bogart (Wilton, Conn./Wilton), and junior defender Sarah Janowitz (Bel Air, Md./C. Milton Wright) were all named to the second team.

Priest was named to the first team after spearheading a defense that ranked 14th in Division III, allowing just 7.41 goals per game. In addition, Priest caused a team-high 41 turnovers and picked up 35 ground balls this season. Priest also earned First Team All-ODAC honors for the third consecutive season and was selected to the ODAC All-Tournament Team. She is a Preseason First Team All-America selection.

Carskadon earned second team honors after enjoying her finest season in a W&L uniform. A First Team All-ODAC selection, she finished fifth on the team with 17 points on 13 goals and four assists. Carskadon led the team with 73 ground balls and also caused 30 turnovers.

Bogart earned second team accolades after leading the Generals offensive attack. A First Team All-ODAC honoree this season, Bogart led the Generals with 58 points on 16 goals and a W&L single-season record 42 assists. In her three years at W&L, Bogart is already the school's all-time assist leader with 93 helpers and ranks second on the all-time scoring list with 164 career points.

Janowitz was selected to the second team after aiding a W&L defense which ranked 14th in Division III, allowing an average of just 7.41 goals per contest. Janowitz finished second on the squad with 38 caused turnovers and third on the team by notching 48 ground balls. She earned First Team All-ODAC honors after being a second team pick as a sophomore.

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.



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