Pugh, Harrell Named VaSID All-State

HAMPDEN-SYDNEY, VA - Rich Pugh (Augusta, GA/Lakeside) and Shad Harrell (Richmond, VA/Mills Godwin) were named VaSID All-State on Tuesday.

Pugh was named First-Team. he was one of only two players to go undefeated in ODAC competition at 6-0 and was the only one at #1 singles to achieve the feat. Pugh defeated Washington & Lee's Hayden White, the State Player of the Year who was first-team All-ODAC, 6-3, 6-3 in the regular season. He also defeated second-team All-State performer Peter Hawkins from Bridgewater by a score of 6-1, 6-3.

Harrell was tabbed to the second-team. Harrell lost only one ODAC match while playing at the #2 spot, earning a 5-1 ODAC record in the flight. The team of Harrell and Kevin Calhoun (Richmond, VA/Mills GOdwin) posted a perfect 9-0 record in conference play, the only doubles team at any level in the ODAC to play and defeat every school. Additionally, they defeated the Second-Team All-ODAC #2 doubles team from Washington & Lee by a count of 8-5.