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Kelley, Bartley Earn All-ODAC Golf Honors

amanda kelley and jesse bartley with the ODAC logo behind them

FOREST, Va. - Senior Amanda Kelley and junior Jesse Bartley were both named to the All-Old Dominion Athletic Conference women's golf team.

The pair were two of only three players not representing conference champion Washington & Lee to make the first or second team. Kelley was a first team selection while Bartley made the second team.

A second team All-ODAC choice last year, Kelley ranked fourth in the conference in scoring average (81.6). She was named the ODAC Player of the Week twice in 2018-19, won the Knights' Invitational, and placed second in three other tournaments.

Bartley was eighth in the conference in scoring average (85.3), while playing more rounds than anyone ranked ahead of her besides Kelley. She was named the ODAC Player of the Week recently after winning the Shenandoah Shootout. 

Washington & Lee sophomore Laurie Jones earned ODAC Golfer of the Year laurels thanks in part to her individual medal on the ODAC Championships following a one-hole playoff with teammate Beth Ann Townsend. Townsend received ODAC/Virginia Farm Bureau Insurance Scholar-Athlete honors from the conference's sports information directors.

W&L's haul of awards continued two-fold. Head coach Pete Gyscek repeated as ODAC Coach of the Year, while first-year Savannah Johnson earned ODAC Rookie of the Year laurels. The ODAC women's golf coaches also created a new sportsmanship award at their annual meeting during the tournament. The inaugural ODAC Sportswoman of the Year award went to Randolph-Macon senior Katelyn Jordan.

Listed below is the full set of 2019 All-ODAC Women's Golf Awards. For more information, visit the websites of any of the participating schools, or go to the ODAC's home on the Internet at www.odaconline.com. Don't forget to become a fan of the ODAC on Facebook and follow @odacathletics on Twitter and Instagram.

ODAC Player of the Year: Laurie Jones | So. | Washington and Lee
ODAC Coach of the Year: Pete Gyscek | Washington and Lee University
ODAC Rookie of the Year: Savannah Johnson | Fr. | Washington and Lee
ODAC Sportswoman of the Year: Katelyn Jordan | Sr. | Randolph-Macon
ODAC/Va. Farm Bureau Scholar-Athlete: Beth Ann Townsend | So. | Washington and Lee

ALL-ODAC FIRST TEAM
Griffin Foultz; Jr.; Washington & Lee
Laurie Jones; So.; Washington & Lee
Amanda Kelley; Sr.; Bridgewater
Beth Ann Townsend; So.; Washington & Lee
     
ALL-ODAC SECOND TEAM
Jesse Bartley; Jr.; Bridgewater
Savannah Johnson; Fr.; Washington and Lee
Emmy Saathoff; Sr.; Randolph-Macon
     
ALL-ODAC THIRD TEAM
Natalie Hill; Fr.; Shenandoah
Maggie Kingora; Jr.; Virginia Wesleyan
Liza Lewis; Sr.; Randolph-Macon