W&L PLACES SIX ON ALL-ODAC WOMEN'S SOCCER TEAM
LEXINGTON, Va. -- The Washington and Lee women's soccer
team placed five players on the 2004 All-Old Dominion Athletic Conference
First Team, which was the most of any team in the conference.
Sophomore forward Anne Wiltshire (Richmond, Va./Collegiate),
junior midfielder Gina Von Sternberg (Houston, Texas/Episcopal), sophomore
midfielder Maggie Megear (Cold Spring Harbor, N.Y./Cold Spring Harbor),
junior defender Heather Rogers (Atlanta, Ga./Lovett School) and senior
defender Kelley Zagol (Berwyn, Pa./Conestoga) were all named to the first
team, while freshman forward Shana Oltmans (Albuquerque, N.M./Valley)
earned honorable mention honors.
Wiltshire, who earned Second Team All-ODAC honors as a
freshman, had an outstanding season on the offensive end of the field
as she led the Generals with 35 points on a team-high 15 goals and five
assists. After just two seasons, she is already sixth all-time in both
points (68) and goals (28).
Von Sternberg, who was the ODAC Rookie of the Year and a
Second Team All-ODAC selection as a freshman,returned to the field this
season after missing all of 2003 with a knee injury. She finished the
season with seven points on one goal and five assists and tied a school
record with three assists in a 10-0 victory over Hollins on Sept. 22.
Megear, who played in all 18 games with 16 starts, helped
control the game from her midfield position while helping set up the Generals'
Rogers, who garnered Honorable Mention All-ODAC honors as
a sophomore, played at a high level on the defensive side of the field
as she helped W&L hold the opposition to just 0.71 goals per game
and 10 shutouts, including a school-record tying five in a row.
Zagol, who set career-highs with 14 points, six goals and
two assists while playing her usual stellar defense, has received many
honors during her career. As a junior, she garnered First Team All-ODAC,
First Team All-State, First Team NSCAA All-South Region and Second Team
NSCAA All-America accolades. As a sophomore, she was named Second Team
All-ODAC and NSCAA First Team All-South Region. She was an Honorable Mention
All-ODAC selection as a freshman.
Oltmans made an immediate impact for the Generals by finishing
second on the team with 19 points on eight goals and three assists.
Washington and Lee finished the season with a 12-4-3 overall
record and an 8-2-1 mark in the ODAC.
Contact: Brian Laubscher
Sports Information Director
PO Drawer 928
Lexington, VA 24450