Tribe football players participate in annual charity car wash

The Virginia Gazette

Members of William and Mary's football team joined together to raise more than $2,700 for FISH with the squad's annual car wash fundraiser on Sunday.

Tribe players gathered at Shorty's Diner, American Pride Automotive and the Cozy Patio Bistro to wash cars and collect donations that amounted to $2,726.

All proceeds from the event go directly to FISH, which provides food, hygiene and cleaning products, clothing and small housewares to persons in need in Greater Williamsburg.

During the past five years, the Tribe football program has raised more than $17,000 for local organizations, including FISH, W-JCC Project Discovery, W-JCC Head Start, Bacon Street and Avalon.

After excelling both on the field and in the classroom, former William & Mary standout fullback Andrew Weidinger has been selected to the National Football Foundation & College Hall of Fame (NFF) 2016 Hampshire Honor Society.

Standout fullback Andrew Weidinger has been selected to the National Football Foundation and College Hall of Fame 2016 Hampshire Honor Society.

The group of honorees consists of standout college football players from all divisions that maintained a cumulative 3.2 GPA or better throughout their college career.

Academic success

Twelve Tribe programs recorded perfect 1,000 single-year APR scores and a Colonial Athletic Association-best eight received perfect multi-year APR marks.

The W&M programs receiving perfect single-year APR scores for 2014-15 included: men's basketball, men's golf, men's swimming, men's tennis, women's basketball, field hockey, women's golf, women's gymnastics, lacrosse, women's soccer, women's swimming and women's tennis.

On the men's side, basketball, golf, gymnastics and tennis recorded perfect multi-year APR scores, while field hockey, golf, gymnastics and swimming achieved the mark on the women's side.

Women's lacrosse

The lacrosse team will close out the 2016 season against Elon for Senior Day on Saturday at noon.

William and Mary (6-9) will recognize its six-member senior class of Zoe Boger, Meredith Crizer, Michelle Goss, Kelly Martins, Catherine Shaughnessy and Courtney Taylor.


William and Mary fell 10-7 to Liberty Wednesday at Plumeri Park.

The Tribe (20-21) started a CAA series with Delaware on Friday. Due to impending inclement weather late Saturday night and Sunday, the matchup will conclude with a doubleheader on Saturday with game times at 11 a.m. and 4 p.m.

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