2013-14 Awards and Honors

University Honors

VaSID All-Sport Survey

   ●  70-176-2 (.282) combined athletics record

   ●  32-83-1 (.271) combined men's record

   ●  38-93-1 (.288) combined women’s record

Team Honors

Baseball (5-26, 4-13 CAC)

   ●  Earned first official CAC wins in program history with doubleheader sweep over Penn State Harrisburg on March 15

   ●  Freshman catcher Ryan Gabriel led the team with a .330 batting average and ended the year ranked 20th in the CAC in fielding for allowing just three passed balls

Men’s Basketball (6-16, 4-14 CAC)

   ●  Earned first official CAC win against Penn State Harrisburg

   ●  Junior Wesley Evans named to W&L All-Tourney Team to open the season

   ●  Junior Preston Eaton named USCAA Second Team All-America after averaging 16.3 points per game, fourth most in the CAC

Men’s Cross Country

   ●  Placed fifth at the USCAA national championship; best team finish since 2009

   ●  Junior Patrick Gonzalez became a two-time USCAA Second Team All-American by finishing seventh overall at nationals

Football (8-2)

   ●  Most successful season in school history at 8-2, finishing with a six-game winning streak and ended season ranked No. 1 in the final USCAA coaches’ poll

   ●  Third best offense in program history, averaging 323 yards per game and 30 points per game

   ●  Top defensive unit in school history with opponents averaging just 14.2 points per game, including two shutouts, 11 interceptions and program-best marks of 98.5 tackles for loss and 32 sacks on the year

Men’s Lacrosse (1-15, 0-8 CAC)

   ●  Showed marked improvement throughout season, defeating Bethany College 13-3 in the final game of the year

   ●  Freshman Nash Wilkey led the team as a midfielder with 19 goals, 24 points and 42 groundballs

Men’s Soccer (1-16-1, 1-7-1 CAC)

   ●  Earned first victory of the year on Senior Day vs. CAC opponent Marymount

   ●  Goalkeeper Scott Zaring anchored the team with 166 saves, ranking second-most in men’s CAC soccer history and earning him a place on the All-CAC Second Team

Men’s Tennis (11-8, 4-3 CAC)

   ●  Finished season with five straight victories and won eight of their last ten matches

   ●  Had four team members rank in the CAC Top 35 and three doubles partners rank in the CAC Top 25

   ●  Found great success in the team’s inaugural NCAA provisional season and would have otherwise qualified for the CAC postseason tournament

Wrestling (Club)

   ●  Finished 5th at the NCWA Mid-Atlantic Conference Tournament and 26th at the NCWA national tournament

   ●  Sent six club members to the NCWA national tournament

   ●  Will become an official NCAA DIII varsity program for the 2014-15 season

Women’s Basketball (3-22, 1-17 CAC)

   ●  Earned first official CAC win against Wesley College

   ●  Freshman Tatiana Monsen led the team with a 9.2 points per game average

   ●  Competed well against nationally ranked opponents and will return a full roster for the 2014-15 season

Women’s Cross Country

   ●  Placed 12th at the USCAA national championship

   ●  Senior Kera Macfarlane-Nielson led the team with an 18th-place finish at the USCAA National Championship and 37th-place at the CAC Championship

   ●  Freshman Rebecca Lords placed 27th at the USCAA National Championship

Women’s Lacrosse (1-12, 0-8 CAC)

   ●  Earned first program win as an official NCAA program with a 9-1 victory over Hollins

   ●  Sophomore Zoe Bradshaw led the team with 17 goals on the season

   ●  Senior Caroline Schroeder had 15 goals on the year with a team-best six goals in her final collegiate game

Women’s Soccer (7-11-1, 3-5-1 CAC)

   ●  Competed well in the team’s first season as CAC members with wins over Penn State Harrisburg, Wesley and Marymount

   ●  Participated in a postseason tournament for provisional NCAA DIII members, placing second after falling in overtime in the championship match against Nebraska Wesleyan

   ●  Junior Lora Palmer was named to the All-CAC Second Team and a USCAA Second Team All-American

Softball (5-26, 1-13 CAC)

   ●  Earned first official CAC victory with a shutout over Penn State-Harrisburg

   ●  Sophomore Cheyenne Hegsted led the team with a .389 batting average; Hegsted, along with freshman McKenzie Packard and sophomore Katie Evans, finished ranked among the CAC Top 30 overall players

   ●  Cheyenne Hegsted was named a USCAA Honorable Mention All-American

Women’s Tennis (7-13, 1-6 CAC)

   ●  Finished season with six victories in the spring and earned first CAC win over Penn State Harrisburg

   ●  Sophomore Katie Durant led the team with a 6-1 singles record

   ●  Freshmen doubles partners Anna Evans and Kari Stollenwerk recorded a team-best 19-16 in doubles matches

Women’s Volleyball (15-9, 6-3 CAC)

   ●  Concluded a remarkable season as first-time CAC competitors with an 8-2 home record

   ●  Seniors Shyanne Ison and Tori Tuttle became all-time program leaders in multiple categories; Tuttle was named USCAA All-America Honorable Mention

   ●   Junior Kaitlyn Eaton and freshman April Bennett were both named to the All-CAC Second Team

  

Athletic Organizations

CAC—Capital Athletic Conference

NCAA—National Collegiate Athletic Association

NCWA—National Collegiate Wrestling Association

USCAA—United States Collegiate Athletic Association

VaSID—Virginia Sports Information Directors

 

2013-14 Records Summary

Men’s Sports:                          Women’s Sports:

Baseball: 5-26                                          Women’s Basketball: 3-22

Men’s Basketball: 6-16                             Women’s Lacrosse: 1-12

Football: 8-2                                            Women’s Soccer: 7-11-1

Men’s Lacrosse: 1-15                               Softball: 5-26

Men’s Soccer: 1-16-1                               Women’s Tennis; 7-13

Men’s Tennis: 11-8                                  Women’s Volleyball: 15-9

TOTAL: 32-83-1 (.271)                         TOTAL: 38-93-1 (.288)