Nine to Enter WC Hall of Fame in October
This story was updated on September 24th.
CHESTERTOWN, MD -- Washington College will welcome nine new members to its Athletic Hall of Fame October 13th during an annual ceremony and dinner. The 1997 men's tennis team will also be honored at the event. A brief look at the inductees and honored team follows.
Greg Adams '01
Greg Adams is the second-leading scorer in Washington College men's basketball history with 1,793 career points. He also holds the school record for free throws made in a career (507) and shares the school record for free throws made in a game (19). He earned All-Centennial Conference honors three times, twice landing on the first team. His career scoring average of 17.6 points per game is fourth-best in Centennial Conference history.
Christyl Arrabal '00
Christyl Arrabal played eight seasons across three different sports and earned All-Centennial Conference honors in all eight of those seasons. She was a four-time All-Centennial Conference selection in field hockey, a three-time selection in lacrosse, and a one-time choice in softball. She was also a Regional All-American in field hockey and holds the school field hockey record for career assists with 29. She is second all-time in Shorewomen field hockey in career goals (45) and points (119). The eight teams she played on posted a combined won-loss record of 108-47-1.
Tomas Lejarraga '99
Tomas Lejarraga was the 1999 Centennial Conference Player of the Year for men's tennis and was a 1999 All-American in both singles and doubles. A two-time All-Centennial Conference first-team selection in both singles and doubles, Lejarraga was also a 1998 Rolex Regional Champion in both singles and doubles. With Tomas on the team, the Shoremen won the 1997 NCAA Division III National Championship and four Centennial Conference Championships.
Justin McCarthy '99
Justin McCarthy was a three-time All-America second-team selection and a three-time All-Centennial Conference first-team selection as a lacrosse midfielder. He played in three NCAA Division III National Championship Games and helped the Shoremen win the 1998 NCAA Division III National Championship and the 1996 and 1997 Centennial Conference Championships. Over his four-year career, the Shoremen went 53-16. He finished his career with 72 goals and 75 assists.
Scott McGilvray '00
Scott McGilvray was an exceptional defenseman on the standout men's lacrosse teams of the late 1990s. He was named an All-American three times, landing on the second team twice, and received All-Centennial Conference recognition three times, earning a spot on the first team as a senior. He played in three NCAA Division III National Championship Games and helped the Shoremen win the 1998 NCAA Division III National Championship and the 1996 and 1997 Centennial Conference Championships.
Jason Paige '95
One of the most prolific scorers in Washington College men's lacrosse history, Jason Paige totaled 151 goals and 58 assists in just three seasons with the Shoremen. His 64 goals in 1994 tied the single-season school record and stood for 10 years. He earned All-America honors all three seasons, landing on the first team as a senior, and earned all-conference honors twice. He played in two NCAA Division III Tournaments with the Shoremen as the team went 32-13 with him on the roster.
John Wagner '74
John Wagner has been associated with the Washington College Waterfront for four decades. A coxswain for the men's rowing team as a student, Wagner later served as a rowing coach and has served as the Waterfront Director for many years. He helped move the sailing program from club to varsity status, has raised funds for boats and countless other items, and planned numerous community and campus events at the waterfront. He received a Distinguished Service Award from the College in 2011.
Toby Wilmet '01
A two-sport athlete, Toby Wilmet has a firm grasp on the title of "greatest goalkeeper in Washington College field hockey history." She was named the NCAA's Woman of the Year for the State of Maryland in 2001 and went on to be one of the finalists for the national award. She was a first-team All-American in 1999, a three-time All-Region selection, and a four-time All-Centennial Conference honoree. Over her four years, the field hockey team went 53-21. Her 22 career shutouts stand as the school record. In softball, she earned All-Centennial Conference honorable mention as a senior.
Louis Young '73
Louis Young is the men's basketball program's all-time leading rebounder with 1,133 during his collegiate career. He is also 30th in team history in career points with 1,039. An All-Conference and All-State selection during his career, Young averaged an extraordinary 17.1 rebounds per game during the 1970-71 season, pulling down a single-game school-record 27 in a win over Western Maryland.
- 1997 Men's Tennis
The 1997 Washington College men's tennis team was one of the most dominant Division III tennis teams of all time. Finishing with a record of 20-1 (their only loss coming to Division II powerhouse Bloomsburg), the Shoremen outscored their 15 Division III opponents on the year by a combined 95-10 en route to winning their second NCAA Division III National Championship in four years.