W&L ANNOUNCES 2003 ATHLETIC HALL OF FAME CLASS
LEXINGTON, Va. -- Washington and Lee has announced the 16th
class that will be inducted into its Athletic Hall of Fame in a ceremony
to be held on campus on Fri., Oct. 10, 2003. The group will also be honored
prior to the Generals' football game against Catholic University on Saturday,
Oct. 11. This year's class includes Lisa Dowling Costello '93, Jim Lewis
'58 and John Morris '90.
Lisa Dowling Costello '93 was a four-year starter for the
women's lacrosse team, serving as team captain during her senior season.
Dowling Costello twice earned First Team All-ODAC honors en route to being
named the ODAC Player of the Year and First Team All-American following
her senior season. That year, she led the nation in scoring with a school-record
107 points on a school-record 81 goals and 26 assists. Dowling Costello
also continues to hold W&L records for points in a game (12), career
goals (170) and career points (230). Dowling Costello helped lead the
Generals to the ODAC title her final two seasons, advancing to the NCAA
Division III Quarterfinals as a senior. Dowling Costello will be the second
woman inducted into the W&L Athletic Hall of Fame, joining Elizabeth
Miles Mitzlaff '89, who gained induction in 1999.
Jim Lewis '58 was a four-year letterwinner in both lacrosse
and football, serving as team captain for both sports as a senior. As
a goalie in lacrosse, Lewis was a three-time All-America selection, including
a First Team honoree as a senior. That season, Lewis was presented with
the C. Markland Kelly Award as the nation's outstanding senior goalie.
He was also presented with the Wheelwright Memorial Lacrosse Trophy as
the team MVP. As an end in football, Lewis led the team in receiving his
senior season with 15 receptions for 309 yards and three touchdowns. For
his career, he caught 25 passes for 403 yards and four touchdowns.
John Morris '90 was a four-year letterwinner for the men's
tennis team, serving as team captain as a senior. Morris earned All-ODAC
honors in singles and doubles each of his four seasons, claiming the No.
1 ODAC singles and doubles brackets as a junior and senior. On the national
level, Morris claimed All-America honors twice in singles and three times
in doubles. As a junior, he won the NCAA singles championship and teamed
with Bobby Matthews to win the NCAA doubles championship. He then teamed
with Bill Meadows as a senior to win the NCAA doubles crown for a second
straight season. His three individual titles tied the NCAA record. As
a sophomore, Morris helped lead W&L to the 1988 Division III National
The Washington and Lee University Athletic Hall of Fame
was established in 1987 by the W&L Alumni Association. The Hall of
Fame was designed to honor and memorialize those individuals who have
made outstanding contributions to Washington and Lee athletics and have
helped bring recognition, honor, excellence and distinction to the University
and its intercollegiate athletic program.
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