Hall of Famers

The Washington and Lee Athletic Hall of Fame inducted its 23rd class last month. Former basketball coach Verne Canfield, former lacrosse player Don Carroll ’76, former football, lacrosse and wrestling athlete Robert Hull ’96, and former soccer, lacrosse and basketball player Karin Treese Bauer ’99 were the four honorees.

Verne Canfield served as the Generals’ men’s basketball coach for 31 seasons (1965-95), compiling a 460-337 (.557) record.  His 460 wins still ranked 39th on the Division III all-time wins list entering the 2009-10 season.

Don Carroll ’76 was a four-year letterwinner and two-year captain for the lacrosse program, helping the Generals to four straight NCAA Division I Tournament berths, including three appearances in the semifinals.

Robert Hull ’96 earned four letters as a member of the football team, one as a member of the wrestling team, and participated for two years with the lacrosse team.  A three-time First Team All-ODAC and First Team All-State selection in football, Robert made the Division III All-America team three times, including as a first-team pick following his senior season, when he set a school record with 14 sacks.

Karin Treese Bauer ’99 received four letters with the soccer program, two with the lacrosse team and two with the basketball team. In soccer, Karin was a four-time All-ODAC selection, three-time All-South Region honoree and two-time All-State pick.

You can watch the inductees make remarks at the Hall of Fame banquet:



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