Judd Babcock (’63) Joins the Winning Circle

Posted: 20th September 2011 by Generals Wrestling in Winning Circle

Generals Winning Circle

“Shining the Spotlight on Alumni and Generals”

Name: Judd Babcock                       

Hometown: Richmond, VA

Degree: BS in Business

Graduating class of: 1963

Weight Class: 177 and 191

Played on the Undefeated Football Teams of the early 60’s. Captain of Wrestling team with David Montgomery. Dean’s List, President of Housemanagers Assoc., Varsity Club

Highlight of wrestling career at Washington and Lee?

Defeating UVA in our Senior Year.

What do you miss most about wrestling at W&L?

Incredible camaraderie

What affect has wrestling had in your career path?

Many great contacts after graduating, but not so much in the past 20 years. Many good stories to relate.

Favorite class and/or Professor at W&L?

Dr. Leyburn – Greek Mythology

What is the one thing you think people have to experience during their time at W&L?

The pride and relationships developed during any athletic sport are irreplaceable.

Advice to prospective student athletes interested in W&L?

Make sure your college days are filled with extracurricular activities that give you the opportunity to participate with your peers and learn the sacrifices and lessons that come from adversity and success.