June 2001

W&L NAMES WENDY ORRISON HEAD FIELD HOCKEY COACH
LEXINGTON, Va. -- Washington and Lee athletic director Mike Walsh has announced the appointment of Wendy Orrison as head field hockey and assistant women's lacrosse coach. Orrison will begin her duties effective July 1.

W&L NAMES AMY SCHUCKERT HEAD WOMEN'S CROSS COUNTRY COACH
LEXINGTON, Va. -- Washington and Lee athletic director Mike Walsh has announced the appointment of Amy Schuckert as head women's cross country and assistant men's and women's track & field coach. Schuckert will begin her duties effective July 1.

TIM SCHURR SELECTED TO PARTICIPATE ON U.S. NATIONAL LACROSSE TEAM
BALTIMORE, Md. -- US Lacrosse has announced that Tim Schurr, a 1984 Washington and Lee graduate, is among 23 players that have been selected to the United States National Lacrosse Team.

MIKE WALSH NAMED NACDA/CONTINENTAL AIRLINES DIVISION III SOUTHEAST REGION AD OF THE YEAR
SALT LAKE CITY, Utah -- Washington and Lee athletic director Mike Walsh has been named the NACDA/Continental Airlines Division III Southeast Region Athletic Director of the Year. Walsh was presented with the award at the 36th Annual National Association of Collegiate Directors of Athletics (NACDA) Convention held this week in Salt Lake City, Utah.

SIGLER AND KOZORA EARN ALL-STATE HONORS
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. -- Washington and Lee senior pitcher David Sigler (Strasburg, Pa./Lampeter-Strasburg) and junior third baseman Matt Kozora (Ellicott City, Md./Centennial) both earned Honorable Mention All-State honors in voting conducted by the Virginia Sports Information Director's Association (VaSID).

DUGAN RECEIVES STX/USILA JACK TURNBULL AWARD
ALBANY, N.Y. -- Washington and Lee senior men's lacrosse player Matt Dugan (Rockaway, N.J./Mountain Lakes) was presented with the Jack Turnbull Award at the STX/USILA All-American Banquet on June 8 in Albany, N.Y.

HATHORN NAMED IWLCA SOUTH REGION COACH OF THE YEAR
HAMILTON, N.Y. -- Washington and Lee head women's lacrosse coach Jan Hathorn has been named the Intercollegiate Women's Lacrosse Coaches Association (IWLCA) Division III South Region Coach of the Year in voting conducted by the association's membership.

FOUR W&L LACROSSE PLAYERS NAMED TO USILA SCHOLAR ALL-AMERICAN TEAM
GENEVA, N.Y. -- On Monday afternoon, the United States Intercollegiate Lacrosse Association (USILA) announced its 2001 Scholar All-America team and Washington and Lee claimed four players on the 31-player list.

May 2001

TWO W&L MEN'S LACROSSE PLAYERS TO COMPETE FOR SPOT ON U.S. NATIONAL TEAM
BALTIMORE, Md. -- US Lacrosse has announced that Washington and Lee senior attackman Matt Dugan (Rockaway, N.J./Mountain Lakes) and Tim Schurr, a 1984 W&L graduate, are among 143 men's lacrosse players who have been selected to tryout for the 2002 United States Men's Lacrosse team.

TWO W&L MEN'S LAXERS TO PLAY IN WARRIOR MAJOR LEAGUE CHALLENGE
SECAUKUS, N.J. -- Washington and Lee seniors Matt Dugan (Rockaway, N.J./Mountain Lakes) and Pope Hackney (Richmond, Va./St. Christopher's) have been selected to participate in the 2001 Warrior Major League Lacrosse Challenge held on June 2 at Johns Hopkins University's Homewood Field.

W&L PLACES SIX PLAYERS ON THE USILA ALL-AMERICA TEAM
LEXINGTON, Va. -- The 2001 USILA Division III men's lacrosse All-America team has been announced and Washington and Lee claimed six players on the list, including seniors Matt Dugan (Rockaway, N.J./Mountain Lakes), Pope Hackney (Richmond, Va./St. Christopher's) and Pete Iwancio (Baltimore, Md./Loyola), all of whom earned First Team honors.

W&L PLACES SEVEN PLAYERS ON THE 360LACROSSE.COM ALL-AMERICA TEAM
LEXINGTON, Va. -- The 360Lacrosse.com Division III All-America team was released on Wednesday morning and Washington and Lee posted seven players on the team, including two first-teamers.

PERINI AND PRIEST LAND SPOTS ON USLACROSSE ALL-AMERICA TEAM
BALTIMORE, Md. -- Washington and Lee women's lacrosse junior defender Eloise Priest (Alexandria, Va./St. Stephens-St.Agnes) earned a second team selection and freshman goalie Joanna Perini (Huntington, N.Y./Huntington) garnered honorable-mention status on the 2001 USLacrosse All-American team on Wednesday afternoon. Priest also earned a second team selection to the 360Lacrosse.com All-America squad.

SIGLER NAMED TO ALL-SOUTH REGION BASEBALL SQUAD
LEXINGTON, Va. -- Washington and Lee senior pitcher David Sigler (Strasburg, Pa./Lampeter-Strasburg) was named to the American Baseball Coaches Association/Rawlings Division III All-South Region Team on Tuesday afternoon. Sigler was a second-team selection.

DUGAN AND HARRIS HIGHLIGHT AWARD WINNERS AT W&L
LEXINGTON, Va. -- Seniors Matt Dugan (Rockaway, N.J./Mountain Lakes) and Lauren Harris (Cincinnati, Ohio/Indian Hill) headed the list of honorees at the annual Washington and Lee University Athletic Awards Ceremony on May 22 at W&L's Lee Chapel. Dugan and Harris were named the Pres Brown Outstanding Senior Male and Female athletes, respectively.

W&L'S PROKO EARNS ALL-AMERICA STATUS
LEXINGTON, Va. -- Washington and Lee sophomore Erika Proko (Charlotte, N.C./Providence Day) has earned All-America honors by advancing to the quarterfinals of the NCAA Division III Women's Tennis Individual Championships in San Antonio, Texas.

BORGES AND PROKO EARN VERIZON ALL-DISTRICT HONORS
LEXINGTON, Va. -- Washington and Lee senior women's lacrosse player Liz Borges (Winchester, Mass./Winchester) and sophomore women's tennis player Erika Proko (Charlotte, N.C./Providence Day) were named to the 2001 Verizon Women's College Division Spring Academic All-District III squad on Tuesday afternoon as voted on by members of the Collegiate Sports Information Directors of America. Both were second team selections.

DUGAN, HACKNEY AND HAYS TO PLAY IN NORTH-SOUTH GAME
LEXINGTON, Va. -- Washington and Lee senior men's lacrosse players Matt Dugan (Rockaway, N.J./Mountain Lakes), Pope Hackney (Richmond, Va./St. Christopher's) and Wes Hays (Pasadena, Md./Loyola) have been selected to participate in the North-South All-Star game held June 9 at Rensselaer Polytechnical Institute (RPI) in Troy, N.Y.

BORGES AND PRIEST EARN ALL-AMERICA STATUS
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. -- Washington and Lee women's lacrosse junior defender Eloise Priest (Alexandria, Va./St. Stephens-St.Agnes) and senior attacker Liz Borges (Winchester, Mass./Winchester) were named to the 2001 Brine/Intercollegiate Women's Lacrosse Coaches Association All-American team on Monday afternoon.

WOMEN'S TENNIS ADVANCES TO NATIONAL TOURNAMENT
LEXINGTON, Va. -- Washington and Lee was awarded the fifth seed for the NCAA Division III Women's Tennis Tournament held at Trinity University (Texas) on Friday, May 18 through Sunday, May 20.

WOMEN'S LAX PLACES FOUR ON SOUTH ATLANTIC REGION ALL-AMERICA SQUAD
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. -- Four members of the Washington and Lee women's lacrosse team have been named to the Brine/IWLCA Women's Lacrosse Divison III South Atlantic Region All-America Team.

W&L PLACES TWO ON ALL-ODAC BASEBALL SQUAD
LEXINGTON, Va. -- The Old Dominion Athletic Conference released its all-conference baseball team on Wednesday afternoon and Washington and Lee placed senior pitcher David Sigler (Strasburg, Pa./Lampeter-Strasburg) on the first team and sophomore shortstop Michael Hanson (Atlanta, Ga./Pace Academy) on the second team.

W&L MEN'S TENNIS SELECTED TO PARTICIPATE IN NCAA TOURNAMENT
LEXINGTON, Va. -- The Washington and Lee men's tennis team was awarded a bid to the NCAA Division III Tournament on Monday afternoon. The Generals will face Swarthmore College on Sat., May 12, at 2:00 pm on the campus of Washington College.

W&L WOMEN'S TENNIS TO HOST NCAA ATLANTIC SOUTH REGIONAL
LEXINGTON, Va. -- The Washington and Lee women's tennis team was awarded the second seed in the Atlantic South Regional and will host one of two regional sites on Thursday, May 10 at 3:30 pm, and Friday, May 11 at noon in Lexington, Va. Emory University will host the other regional in Atlanta, Ga., on the same days.

BORGES SELECTED TO PLAY IN NORTH/SOUTH DIVISION III ALL-STAR GAME
LEXINGTON, Va. -- Washington and Lee senior attacker Liz Borges (Winchester, Mass./Winchester) has been selected to play in the IWLCA Division III North/South Women's Lacrosse All-Star Game on June 9 in Baltimore, Md.

W&L WOMEN'S LACROSSE EARNS NCAA TOURNAMENT BID
LEXINGTON, Va. -- The Washington and Lee women's lacrosse team received the third seed and will face second-seeded Mary Washington on Saturday afternoon at 2:00 pm in the semifinals of the NCAA Division III South Atlantic Regional held in Salisbury, Md.

POPE HACKNEY NAMED ODAC LACROSSE PLAYER OF THE YEAR
SALEM, Va. -- Washington and Lee dominated the Old Dominion Athletic Conference men's lacrosse post-season honors as eight Generals were named to the first, second or honorable mention all-conference teams. Senior midfielder Pope Hackney (Richmond, Va./St. Christopher's) was honored as the ODAC Player of the Year.

W&L WOMEN'S LACROSSE EARNS ODAC HONORS
LEXINGTON, Va. -- The Old Dominion Athletic Conference released its all-conference women's lacrosse team on Wednesday afternoon and Washington and Lee placed three players on the first team, two on the second team and took the Coach of the Year award.

April 2001

A TOTAL OF 103 W&L STUDENTS EARN SCHOLAR-ATHLETE AWARDS
LEXINGTON, Va. -- Washington and Lee Director of Athletics Mike Walsh has announced that 103 students earned Scholar-Athlete awards during the recently completed winter term. The students are all members of W&L athletic teams and achieved a grade point average (GPA) of at least 3.500.

DUGAN NAMED WARRIOR/INSIDE LACROSSE NATIONAL PLAYER OF THE WEEK
LEXINGTON, Va. -- Washington and Lee senior attackman Matt Dugan (Rockaway, N.J./Mountain Lakes) has been named the Warrior/Inside Lacrosse Division III National Player of the Week.

CHAMBERLAIN NAMED TO VERIZON ACADEMIC ALL-AMERICA TEAM
LEXINGTON, Va. -- Washington and Lee senior wrestler Josh Chamberlain (Richmond, Va./Mills Godwin) was named to the 2000-01 Verizon Men's College Division Fall/Winter Academic All-America squad on Thursday afternoon as voted on by members of the Collegiate Sports Information Directors of America. He was a third-team selection.

W&L MEN'S LACROSSE NO. 1 TEAM IN DIVISION III
LEXINGTON, Va. -- The Washington and Lee men's lacrosse team holds the No. 1 spot in the USILA Division III poll after tieing for the top spot last week.

March 2001

W&L's JESSICA MENTZ NAMED FIRST TEAM ALL-STATE
FARMVILLE, Va. -- Washington and Lee junior forward Jessica Mentz (Ellicott City, Md./Centennial) was named to the Virginia Sports Information Director's (VaSID) First Team All-State squad on Tuesday afternoon. Junior center Megan Babst (Pittsburgh, Pa./Fox Chapel) was selected to the honorable mention team.

W&L MEN'S LACROSSE CLIMBS INTO FIRST PLACE TIE WITH MIDDLEBURY
LEXINGTON, Va. -- The Washington and Lee men's lacrosse team has moved from No. 2 to a tie for first-place with defending national champion Middlebury in the latest USILA Division III poll released on Monday afternoon.

W&L ANNOUNCES 2001 ATHLETIC HALL OF FAME CLASS
LEXINGTON, Va. -- Washington and Lee has announced the 14th class that will be inducted into its Athletic Hall of Fame in a ceremony to be held on campus on Fri., Sept. 14, 2001. The group will also be honored prior to the Generals' football game against Guilford College on Saturday, Sept. 15. This year's class includes Gary Fallon (deceased), Mike Pressler '82, Tim Stanford '86 and Lee Marshall '57 (deceased).

CHAMBERLAIN NAMED TO VERIZON ACADEMIC ALL-DISTRICT TEAM
LEXINGTON, Va. -- Washington and Lee senior wrestler Josh Chamberlain (Richmond, Va./Mills Godwin) was selected to the 2000-01 Men's College Division Fall/Winter Verizon Academic All-District squad on Thursday afternoon as voted on by members of the Collegiate Sports Information Directors of America.

BORGES NAMED DIVISION III PLAYER OF THE WEEK
LEXINGTON, Va. -- Washington and Lee senior attacker Liz Borges (Winchester, Mass./Winchester) has been named Division III Women's Lacrosse National Player of the Week by 360lacrosse.com and Old Dominion Athletic Conference Player of the Week for the week of March 19.

W&L LAXER MATT DUGAN APPEARS IN SPORTS ILLUSTRATED
LEXINGTON, Va. -- Washington and Lee senior attackman Matt Dugan (Rockaway, N.J./Mountain Lakes) is featured in the latest edition of Sports Illustrated in the Faces in the Crowd section.

KREIDER EARNS REGIONAL RANKING
LEXINGTON, Va. -- Washington and Lee sophomore Kim Kreider (New Richmond, Ohio/New Richmond) became the first rider in the brief history of the program to earn a ranking in the Zone IV, Region II.

CHAMBERLAIN AND MORSE EARN ACADEMIC ALL-AMERICAN LAURELS
LEXINGTON, Va. -- Washington and Lee senior 149-pounder Josh Chamberlain (Richmond, Va./Mills Godwin) and junior 197-pounder Ezra Morse (Central Point, Ore./Crater) both were named to the National Wrestling Coaches Association of America Division III Academic All-America team on Monday afternoon. W&L also finished 15th in the Top 20 Scholar Teams in Division III with an overall team GPA of 3.062.

February 2001

HAYES AND RITTER EARN A TRIP TO NCAA DIVISION III SWIMMING CHAMPIONSHIPS
LEXINGTON, Va. -- Washington and Lee senior Colin Hayes (Mercer Island, Wash./Mercer Island) and freshman Eric Ritter (Birmingham, Ala./Mountain Brook) will both compete in the NCAA Division III Swimming Championships starting on Thursday, March 15 at the Flickinger Aquatic Center in Buffalo, N.Y.

MENTZ AND BABST EARN ALL-ODAC HONORS
LEXINGTON, Va. -- Washington and Lee junior forward Jessica Mentz (Ellicott City, Md./Centennial) was named First-Team All-Old Dominion Athletic Conference on Wednesday evening, becoming the first W&L women's basketball player to earn the honor, while junior center Megan Babst (Pittsburgh, Pa./Fox Chapel) was named Honorable-Mention All-ODAC.

MUELLER TO COMPETE AT NCAA TOURNAMENT
LEXINGTON, Va. -- Washington and Lee freshman wrestler Joe Mueller (San Diego, Calif./Mount Carmel) became the first General since the 1988-89 season to qualify for the NCAA Division III Championships after winning the 184-pound weight class at the Centennial Conference Championships this past weekend.

MEMBER OF W&L'S 1951 GATOR BOWL TEAM PASSES ON
BLUEFIELD, W.Va. -- Charles Roy Smith '52, a member of the 1950 Washington and Lee football team that participated in the 1951 Gator Bowl, passed away on February 9, 2001 after battling a serious illness.

January 2001

FIVE GENERALS EARN PRESEASON ALL-AMERICA HONORS
LEXINGTON, Va. -- After earning a No. 3 preseason ranking and posting six preseason All-Americans in Faceoff 2001 Men's College Lacrosse Yearbook, the Washington and Lee men's lacrosse team received even more recognition as five players were named to the Street & Smith's College Lacrosse USA Preseason All-America team announced on Tuesday morning.

NINETY-NINE W&L STUDENTS EARN SCHOLAR-ATHLETE AWARDS
LEXINGTON, Va. -- Washington and Lee Director of Athletics Mike Walsh has announced that 99 students earned Scholar-Athlete awards during the recently completed fall term. The students are all members of W&L athletic teams and achieved a grade point average (GPA) of at least 3.500.

December 2000

W&L LACROSSE TABBED THIRD BY PRESEASON PUBLICATION
BALTIMORE, Md. -- The Washington and Lee men's lacrosse team returns seven starters from a 2000 squad which went 16-2 and advanced to the NCAA Division III Semifinals. That fact has not escaped the preseason publications as Faceoff 2001 Men's College Lacrosse Yearbook tabbed the Generals as the third ranked team in Division III. In addition, six Generals are cited as preseason All-Americans by the magazine.

W&L PLACES THREE ON FOOTBALL GAZETTE ALL-SOUTH REGION TEAM
ALBION, Mich. -- Washington and Lee placed three players on the 2000 Football Gazette All-South Region team. Junior running back Marc Watson (Marietta, Ga./Walton), senior offensive lineman Justin Holton (Pittsburg, Texas/Pittsburg) and junior linebacker Jeff Bahl (Cincinnati, Ohio/Cincinnati Country Day) were all named to the second team squad.

W&L PLACES SIX PLAYERS ON ROANOKE TIMES ALL-STATE FOOTBALL TEAM
ROANOKE, Va. -- Washington and Lee placed six players on the Roanoke Times College Division All-State football team that was announced on Friday.

W&L PLACES SIX ON THE ALL-STATE FOOTBALL TEAM
LEXINGTON, Va. -- Washington and Lee placed six players on the College Division All-State football team in voting conducted by the Virginia Sports Information Directors Association.

W&L's RUCKERT NAMED TO VOLLEYBALL ALL-STATE TEAM
DANVILLE, Va. -- Washington and Lee junior middle blocker Lindsay Ruckert (Metairie, La./Sacred Heart) has been named to the College Division All-State Volleyball team in voting conducted by the Virginia Sports Information Directors Association (VaSID).

PULSIFER RESIGNS AS WOMEN'S CROSS COUNTRY COACH AT W&L
LEXINGTON, Va. -- Washington and Lee athletic director Mike Walsh has announced that head women's cross country coach Emily Pulsifer has resigned to spend more time with her children, Liam and Zachary.

W&L ELEVATES FIELD HOCKEY TO VARSITY STATUS
LEXINGTON, Va. -- Washington and Lee athletic director Mike Walsh has announced the addition of field hockey as a varsity sport at Washington and Lee for the 2001 season. The move was approved by the University's Athletic Council and brings W&L's total sports offering to 23 sports, 12 for men and 11 for women.

MEN'S SOCCER PLACES THREE ON ALL-STATE SQUAD
LEXINGTON, Va. -- Washington and Lee placed three players on the College Division All-State Men's Soccer Team that was announced on Monday morning as voted on by the Virginia Sports Information Directors (VaSID).

WALLACE NAMED SECOND-TEAM ALL-AMERICAN
LEXINGTON, Va. -- Washington and Lee junior fullback Paul Wallace (Roanoke, Va./Patrick Henry) was named to the Division III NSCAA/Adidas Men's Soccer Second-Team All America squad on Wednesday afternoon. The NSCAA/Adidas All-America teams are voted on by members of the National Soccer Coaches Association of America.

MEN'S SOCCER EARNS ALL-REGION HONORS
LEXINGTON, Va. -- Four Generals were named to the All-South Atlantic Region Men's Soccer Teams that were announced on Wednesday afternoon by the National Soccer Coaches Association of America.

HATHORN TO STEP DOWN AS WOMEN'S SOCCER COACH
LEXINGTON, Va. -- Washington and Lee athletic director Mike Walsh has announced that head women's soccer and lacrosse coach Jan Hathorn will step down as the head coach of women's soccer. She will remain as the head coach of women's lacrosse and also serve as the assistant coach for women's soccer.

W&L WOMEN'S SOCCER EARNS ALL-STATE HONORS
LEXINGTON, Va. -- Washington and Lee placed three players on the College Division All-State Women's Soccer Team that was announced on Tuesday morning as voted on by the Virginia Sports Information Directors (VaSID).

W&L WOMEN'S SOCCER EARNS ALL-SOUTH HONORS
LEXINGTON, Va. -- Three members of Washington and Lee's ODAC runner-up women's soccer team were named to the Adidas NSCAA All-South Women's Soccer Team on Monday afternoon.

November 2000

W&L's WATSON NAMED ODAC FOOTBALL PLAYER OF THE YEAR
SALEM, Va. -- Washington and Lee junior tailback Marc Watson (Marietta, Ga./Walton) was named the Old Dominion Athletic Conference Player of the Year on Monday afternoon in voting conducted by the conference's coaches. He is W&L's sixth player ever to be named the ODAC Player of the Year and the first since Robert Hull received the award following the 1995 season.

W&L's BURKE DUNCAN SET TO COMPETE AT NCAA CROSS COUNTRY CHAMPIONSHIP
LEXINGTON, Va. -- Washington and Lee sophomore cross country runner Burke Duncan (Oklahoma City, Okla./Casady) is set to compete in the NCAA Division III National Cross Country Championships in Spokane, Wash., this Saturday afternoon.

FIVE GENERALS NAMED TO VERIZON ACADEMIC ALL-DISTRICT TEAM
LEXINGTON, Va. -- The College Division Verizon Academic All-District Football team was released on Thursday morning and Washington and Lee had five players honored.

W&L WOMEN'S SOCCER EARNS ODAC HONORS
LEXINGTON, Va. -- The Old Dominion Athletic Conference released its all-conference women's soccer team on Wednesday afternoon and Washington and Lee placed four players on the first team and took the Coach of the Year award.

W&L MEN'S SOCCER EARNS ODAC HONORS
LEXINGTON, Va. -- The Old Dominion Athletic Conference released its all-conference men's soccer team on Monday afternoon and Washington and Lee placed five players on the team and took the Co-Rookie and Coach of the Year awards.

W&L MEN'S SOCCER EARNS TOP SEED IN NCAA SOUTH REGIONAL
LEXINGTON, Va. -- The Washington and Lee men's soccer team has earned the top seed in the NCAA Division III South Regional that begins on Wednesday. The 44-team field was announced late Sunday evening and the Generals received a first-round bye. W&L will take on the winner of the Bethany-Frostburg State (Md.) game on Saturday night at 6:00 pm.

W&L PLACES TWO ON ALL-ODAC VOLLEYBALL SQUAD
SALEM, Va. -- Washington and Lee claimed two selections to the All-Old Dominion Athletic Conference team announced on Friday afternoon. Junior middle blocker Lindsay Ruckert (Metairie, La./Sacred Heart) was named First Team All-ODAC as well as the Player of the Year, while freshman outside hitter Kristin Shelton (Austin, Texas/McCallum) was tabbed Second Team All-ODAC and the Rookie of the Year.

October 2000

W&L MEN'S SOCCER EARNS TOP SEED IN ODAC TOURNAMENT
LEXINGTON, Va. -- The Washington and Lee men's soccer team has earned the number one seed for the 2000 ODAC Men's Soccer Tournament which begins on Tuesday afternoon.

W&L MEN'S SOCCER CRACKS NSCAA TOP 25 POLL
LEXINGTON, Va. -- The Washington and Lee men's soccer team is ranked 21st in the latest National Soccer Coaches Association of America Division III Top 25 poll released on Tuesday afternoon.

HATLEY AND PROKO TO COMPETE AT 2000 ROLEX NATIONALS
LEXINGTON, Va. -- Washington and Lee junior Melissa Hatley (Columbia, S.C./Heathwood Hall) and sophomore Erika Proko (Charlotte, N.C./Providence Day) will compete starting Thursday at the 2000 Rolex National Small College Tennis Championships at the Racquet Club of Memphis and Rhodes College. The tournament matches the nation's top eight small college singles and doubles teams.

September 2000

W&L TO NAME GOLF INVITATIONAL AFTER BUCK LESLIE
LEXINGTON, Va. -- Washington and Lee Athletic Director Mike Walsh has announced that the annual W&L Fall Golf Classic will be formally changed to the Buck Leslie Memorial Golf Invitational.

August 2000

TWO W&L SPORTS PICKED TO WIN ODAC TITLE
SALEM, Va. -- The 2000 Washington and Lee volleyball and women's cross country teams were recently named the Old Dominion Athletic Conference (ODAC) preseason favorites for the upcoming season in voting conducted by the conference's coaches. W&L's men's cross country team was tied for third in the voting, while the women's soccer team was picked to finish fourth overall and the men's soccer team was predicted to finish sixth.

W&L NAMES NEW ATHLETIC DEPARTMENT ASSISTANTS
LEXINGTON, Va. -- Washington and Lee Director of Athletics Mike Walsh has announced the hiring of five new assistant coaches, a new member of the athletic training staff, and a new assistant sports information director.

W&L's Tucker Wins USA Track & Field National Championship
LEXINGTON, Va. -- Washington and Lee Head Men's Cross Country and Women's Track coach John Tucker won the national championship in the pentathlon at the USA Track & Field Master's Championships held on August 10 in Eugene, Ore.

HOLTON AND LIPSEY NAMED PRESEASON ALL-AMERICA BY USA FOOTBALL
LEXINGTON, Va. -- Washington and Lee senior football players Justin Holton (Pittsburg, Texas/Pittsburg) and Jayson Lipsey (Longwood, Fla./Lake Brantley) have been named to the Preseason All-America Team by USA Football. Both were honorable mention selections.

W&L FOOTBALL PICKED TO FINISH FIFTH IN THE ODAC
HAMPDEN-SYDNEY, Va. -- At the annual Old Dominion Athletic Conference football media day held Friday, July 28, on the campus of Hampden-Sydney College, the conference's preseason poll was announced.

July 2000

COLLITON TO REMAIN AS HEAD GOLF COACH AT W&L
LEXINGTON, Va. -- Washington and Lee Director of Athletics Mike Walsh has announced that Gavin Colliton, interim head golf coach during the spring of 2000, will remain as the University's head golf coach.

W&L NAMES JANET HOLLACK HEAD WOMEN'S BASKETBALL COACH
LEXINGTON, Va. -- Washington and Lee athletic director Mike Walsh has announced the appointment of Janet Hollack as head women's basketball coach and assistant women's volleyball coach. Hollack will begin her duties effective Aug. 15.

W&L's JERNIGAN AND MILLER EARN IWLCA ACADEMIC HONORS
LEXINGTON, Va. -- Washington and Lee senior women's lacrosse players Ginny Jernigan (Orlando, Fla./Dr. Phillips) and Ansley Miller (Athens, Ga./Athens Academy) were named to the Intercollegiate Women's Lacrosse Coaches Association (IWLCA) Academic Squad.