THREE GENERALS NAMED TO IWLCA ACADEMIC HONOR ROLL
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. -- Washington and Lee placed three
players on the Intercollegiate Women's Lacrosse Association (IWLCA) Academic
Honor Roll and was listed as an IWLCA Academic Team in an announcement
made by the organization on Wednesday evening.
Senior goalie Joanna Perini (Huntington, N.Y./Huntington),
and junior midfielders Kitt Murphy (New York, N.Y./St. Catherines) and
Kristen Brown (Baltimore, Md./Catonsville) were among 145 student-athletes
reconized on the IWLCA Honor Roll. Additionally, Washington and Lee was
among 39 Division III teams honored as an academic squad by compiling
a team GPA of 3.00 or better.
Perini was a psychology and public policy major who recorded
a 3.557 cumulative GPA. The ODAC Player and Lacrosse Scholar-Athlete of
the Year, and an IWLCA Third Team All-American this past spring, Perini
finished the season ranked in the Top 15 nationally in goals-against average
(6.42) and save percentage (.593). She finished her career ranked second
all-time at W&L in career saves (589) and career save percentage (.613).
Murphy is a Russian major who carries a 3.739 cumulative
GPA. A two-time First Team All-ODAC selection, Murphy totaled nine goals,
two assists, 23 draw controls and led W&L with 27 caused turnovers
Brown is a business administration major with a 3.790 cumulative
GPA. A three-year starter in the midfield, she tallied six goals, four
assists, 30 ground balls, caused 19 turnovers and collected 13 draw controls
this past spring.
Washington and Lee tied the school record for wins in a
season after notching a 15-4 overall mark and finishing 7-1 in the ODAC.
The Generals won the ODAC title and advanced to the NCAA Division III
Tournament for the second-straight season before falling to Gettysburg,
13-8, in the second-round.
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