W&L FIELD HOCKEY HAS FOUR PLAYERS NAMED TO ALL-ODAC
LEXINGTON, Va. -- The Washington and Lee field hockey team
was well represented with four players garnering a spot on the All-ODAC
team, which was released on Friday afternoon.
Sophomore defender Rebecca Hatchett (Newport News, Va./Hampton
Roads) and junior midfielder S.B. Northen (Richmond, Va./Collegiate) earned
first team accolades while senior midfielder Kitt Murphy (New York, N.Y./St.
Catherines) earned a spot on the second team. Junior midfielder Jane Beall
(Richmond, Va./James River) was named Honorable Mention All-ODAC.
Hatchett has started 16 games and is a key member of the
Generals' defense which has allowed just 1.6 goals per game and recorded
five shutouts. Northen has played in 15 games and is tied for fourth on
the team in scoring with 10 points on four goals and two assists. She
has notched a pair of two-goal games this season.
Murphy has started all 17 games and is second on the team
with 22 points on nine goals and four assists. She equaled a school record
with three assists in an 8-0 win over Randolph-Macon Woman's College on
Oct. 26. Murphy was Second Team All-ODAC as a junior, First Team All-ODAC
as a sophomore and Honorable Mention All-ODAC as a freshman.
Beall, who was an Honorable Mention All-ODAC selection
as a sophomore, has had a stellar season for W&L as she leads the
team in points (31), goals (12) and assists (7) in 17 starts. She tied
a school record with three goals in the 8-0 win over RMWC and has scored
two goals in a game on two other occasions this season, including a pair
of goals in a 4-2 win over Bridgewater in an ODAC Tournament quarterfinal
game on Oct. 30.
W&L is currently 9-8 on the season and is the third
seed in the ODAC Tournament. It will play second-seeded Virginia Wesleyan
in the ODAC Tournament semifinals on Saturday at 2:30 pm at Lynchburg
Contact: Brian Laubscher
Sports Information Director
PO Drawer 928
Lexington, VA 24450