June 2007

FOUR GENERALS NAMED TO ALL-STATE WOMEN'S TENNIS TEAM
LEXINGTON, Va. -- Washington and Lee placed four players on the Virginia Sports Information Directors Association (VaSID) College Division All-State Women's Tennis team, which was announced on Wednesday afternoon.

W&L NAMES BROOKE DIAMOND WOMEN'S LACROSSE COACH
LEXINGTON, Va. -- Washington and Lee Interim Athletic Director Chuck O'Connell has announced the appointment of Brooke Diamond as head women's lacrosse coach and assistant professor of physical education. Diamond will begin her duties effective July 1.

THREE GENERALS NAMED TO ALL-STATE MEN'S TENNIS TEAM
LEXINGTON, Va. -- Washington and Lee placed three players on the Virginia Sports Information Directors Association (VaSID) College Division All-State Men's Tennis team, which was announced on Wednesday evening. Additionally, Head Coach David Detwiler was named the VaSID College Division Coach of the Year.

W&L NAMES TOMMY LAURENDINE ASSISTANT FOOTBALL COACH
LEXINGTON, Va. -- Washington and Lee Interim Athletic Director Chuck O'Connell has announced the appointment of Tommy Laurendine as assistant football coach and assistant professor of physical education. Laurendine will begin his duties effective July 1.

FIVE GENERALS NAMED TO ALL-STATE WOMEN'S LAX TEAM
LEXINGTON, Va. -- Washington and Lee placed five players on the Virginia Sports Information Directors Association (VaSID) College Division All-State Women's Lacrosse team, which was announced on Wednesday afternoon. Additionally, Head Coach Jan Hathorn was named the VaSID College Division Coach of the Year.

W&L NAMES NEW ATHLETIC DEPARTMENT ASSISTANTS
LEXINGTON, Va. -- Washington and Lee Interim Director of Athletics Chuck O'Connell has announced the hiring of Casey Dale, Mike Ginder, Tiffany Underhill and Ryan Wellner as assistant coaches within the department.

KINGSBURY AND WORTHAM NAMED ACADEMIC ALL-AMERICANS
LEXINGTON, Va. -- Recent Washington and Lee graduates Katie Kingsbury (Jenkintown, Pa./Philadelphia-Montgomery Christian) and Ginny Wortham (Richmond, Va./Collegiate) have been named to the CoSIDA/ESPN The Magazine Academic All-America At-Large team as selected by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA).

W&L WINS VaSID COLLEGE DIVISION SPORTS SURVEY
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. -- Washington and Lee was named the winner of the Virginia Sports Information Director's (VaSID) College Division All-Sports Survey on Wednesday morning.

W&L'S KINGSBURY TO BE FEATURED ON ESPN
LEXINGTON, Va. -- Recent Washington and Lee graduate Katie Kingsbury will be featured on ESPN later this month in a show entitled "NCAA on Campus".

SIX GENERALS EARN ACADEMIC ALL-STATE HONORS
HARRISONBURG, Va. -- Six Washington and Lee student-athletes were named to the Virginia Sports Information Director's (VaSID) Academic All-State team, which was released on Monday afternoon.

THREE GENERALS NAMED TO ALL-STATE MEN'S LAX TEAM
ASHLAND, Va. -- Three members of the Washington and Lee men's lacrosse team have been named to the Virginia Sports Information Director's (VaSID) College Division All-State lacrosse team, which was announced recently.

W&L NAMES DAVID HANNA ASSISTANT FOOTBALL COACH
LEXINGTON, Va. -- Washington and Lee Interim Athletic Director Chuck O'Connell has announced the appointment of David Hanna as assistant football coach and assistant professor of physical education. Hanna will begin his duties effective July 1.

W&L NAMES KAMI GARDNER HEAD WOMEN'S SWIMMING COACH
LEXINGTON, Va. -- Washington and Lee Interim Athletic Director Chuck O'Connell has announced the appointment of Kami Gardner as head women's swimming coach and assistant professor of physical education. Gardner will begin her duties effective July 1.

W&L'S MICHAELS NAMED TO ANOTHER ALL-AMERICA TEAM
LEXINGTON, Va. -- Junior defender Kat Michaels (Virginia Beach, Va./Norfolk Academy) has been selected to the womenslacrosse.com Division III All-America team as a third-team selection.

W&L'S BROWER NAMED ACADEMIC ALL-DISTRICT
LEXINGTON, Va. -- Washington and Lee rising senior Tom Brower (Syracuse, N.Y./Christian Brothers Academy) has been named to the CoSIDA/ESPN The Magazine Academic All-District III Men's Track/Cross Country team, which was announced recently.

W&L WINS DAN WOOLDRIDGE OVERALL SPORTS CHAMPION CUP
SALEM, Va. -- The Old Dominion Athletic Conference has announced that Washington and Lee University has claimed the 2006-07 Dan Wooldridge Overall Sports Champion Cup which recognizes the top overall athletic program in the conference.

May 2007

BERT O'NEAL RESIGNS AS ASSOCIATE FOOTBALL COACH AT W&L
LEXINGTON, Va. -- Bert O'Neal has resigned the position of associate football coach at Washington and Lee University effective June 30 to continue his education.

W&L's MICHAELS EARNS IWLCA THIRD TEAM ALL-AMERICA STATUS
LEXINGTON, Va. -- Junior defender Kat Michaels (Virginia Beach, Va./Norfolk Academy) was named to the Intercollegiate Women's Lacrosse Coaches Association (IWLCA) Division III All-America Third Team.

GOODWIN, LALLI NAMED USILA SCHOLAR ALL-AMERICANS
BALTIMORE, Md. -- Washington and Lee seniors Peter Goodwin (Darien, Conn./Darien) and Chris Lalli (Cranbury, N.J./Princeton) have both been named to the United States Intercollegiate Lacrosse Association (USILA) Scholar All-America team, which was announced recently.

APPLEGATE, GINDER HIGHLIGHT AWARD WINNERS AT W&L
LEXINGTON, Va. -- Seniors Emily Applegate (Charleston, S.C./Porter-Gaud) and Mike Ginder (Jacksonville, Fla./Episcopal) headed the list of honorees at the annual Washington and Lee University Athletic Awards Ceremony on May 29 at W&L’s Lee Chapel. Applegate was named the Pres Brown Outstanding Senior Female Athlete, while Ginder was the male recipient of the award.

TWO GENERALS EARN MEN'S LACROSSE ALL-AMERICA HONORS
BALTIMORE, Md. -- Two members of the Washington and Lee men’s lacrosse team have been named to the United States Intercollegiate Lacrosse Association (USILA) Division III All-America team, which was announced on Monday afternoon.

W&L's WORTHAM NAMED ODAC's BERKLEY AWARD RECIPIENT
SALEM, Va. -- Senior women's tennis player Ginny Wortham (Richmond, Va./Collegiate) was named the Old Dominion Athletic Conference (ODAC) Marjorie Berkley Scholar-Athlete of the Year, which was announced on Friday afternoon.

Six Generals Named to IWLCA All-Region Teams
LEXINGTON, Va. -- Six members of the Washington and Lee women's lacrosse team were named to the Intercollegiate Women's Lacrosse Coaches Association (IWLCA) Division III All-Chesapeake Region team, which was announced recently.

TWO GENERALS NAMED WOMEN'S ACADEMIC ALL-DISTRICT AT-LARGE
LEXINGTON, Va. -- Two Washington and Lee student-athletes have been named to the ESPN The Magazine Academic All-District III Women's At-Large teams, which were announced on Thursday afternoon and voted on by members of the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA).

CLEIVE ADAMS RESIGNS AS ASSISTANT FOOTBALL COACH
LEXINGTON, Va. -- Cleive Adams has resigned the position of assistant football coach at Washington and Lee University to return to his alma mater, Ferrum College, as assistant football coach.

THREE GENERALS NAMED TO ACADEMIC ALL-DISTRICT AT-LARGE TEAM
LEXINGTON, Va. -- Three Washington and Lee student-athletes have been named to the ESPN The Magazine Academic All-District III At-Large teams, which were announced on Wednesday afternoon and voted on by members of the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA).

W&L'S MILLER TABBED TO ALL-SOUTH REGION SQUAD
MARYVILLE, Tenn. -- Washington and Lee second baseman David Miller (Oak Hill, Va./Oakton) has been named to the American Baseball Coaches Association (ABCA)/Rawlings All-South Region Honorable Mention Baseball Team, which was announced recently.

Two W&L Women's Laxers Named to North-South All-Star Roster
REHOBOTH BEACH, Del. -- Washington and Lee senior attacker Kelly Evans (Lexington, Va./Rockbridge County) and senior midfielder Maggie Megear (Cold Spring Harbor, N.Y./Cold Spring Harbor) have been named to the rosters for the 2007 STX Farewell Lacrosse Festival Division III North-South Senior All-Star game. The game will be played on Sat., June 16 in Downingtown, Pa.

TWO GENERALS SELECTED TO USILA NORTH-SOUTH GAME
BALTIMORE, Md. -- Washington and Lee seniors Chris Lalli (Cranbury, N.J./Princeton) and Jim Ryan (Virginia Beach, Va./Norfolk Academy) have been selected to participate in the 2007 USILA Division III North-South Senior Men's Lacrosse All-Star game.

W&L's NATHANIEL JAMES HONORED BY GOLF COACHES ASSOCIATION OF AMERICA
NORMAN, Okla. -- The Golf Coaches Association of America (GCAA) honored its 2007 Division III award winners at a banquet following the NCAA Golf Championships on Friday evening.

W&L'S SNODDY NAMED TO NFF NATIONAL HONOR SOCIETY
IRVING, Texas -- Washington and Lee junior cornerback Mark Snoddy (Atlanta, Ga./Westminster) has been inducted into the National Football Foundation's (NFF) inaugural National Honor Society.

W&L's Rankin Named Wilson/ITA National Coach of the Year
SKILLMAN, N.J. -- Washington and Lee Head Women's Tennis Coach Cinda Rankin has been named the 2007 Wilson/Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) National Women's Division III Coach of the Year.

TWO GENERALS EARN ACADEMIC ALL-DISTRICT HONORS
DELAWARE, Ohio -- Washington and Lee senior second baseman David Miller (Oak Hill, Va./Oakton) and junior outfielder James Madden (Dallas, Texas/Highland Park) have both been named to the CoSIDA/ESPN The Magazine College Division Academic All-District III Baseball team, which was announced on Monday. Miller and Madden each earned first team honors.

W&L RECEIVES INTERCOLLEGIATE TENNIS ASSOCIATION AWARDS
SKILLMAN, N.J. -- The Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) released its 2006-07 regional award winners on Monday afternoon.

SIX GENERALS NAMED TO ALL-ODAC MEN'S LACROSSE TEAM
SALEM, Va. -- Six members of the Washington and Lee men's lacrosse team were named to the All-Old Dominion Athletic Conference men's lacrosse team, which was announced on Wednesday morning.

W&L BASEBALL PLACES FIVE ON ALL-ODAC SQUAD
SALEM, Va. -- The Old Dominion Athletic Conference (ODAC) announced its baseball all-conference awards and Washington and Lee had one player receive first-team honors, three athletes garner second-team accolades and one player earn honorable mention honors. Additionally, senior second baseman David Miller (Oak Hill, Va./Oakton) was named the ODAC Scholar-Athlete of the Year for baseball.

FOUR GENERALS SELECTED TO NCAA WOMEN'S TENNIS CHAMPIONSHIPS
INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. -- Four members of the Washington and Lee women's tennis team have been selected to participate in the NCAA Division III Singles and Doubles Championships to be held May 18-20 in Fredericksburg, Va.

W&L's NATHANIEL JAMES SELECTED TO NCAA GOLF FIELD
INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. -- Washington and Lee junior Nathaniel James (Keller, Texas/Keller) has been selected to participate in the 2007 NCAA Division III Golf Championships as an individual.

W&L WOMEN'S LAX TO HOST WOOSTER IN NCAA FIRST ROUND ON WEDNESDAY (5/6)
INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. -- The National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) announced the pairings for the 2007 Division III Women's Lacrosse Tournament and Washington and Lee will host the College of Wooster in the first round on Wednesday at 4:00 pm at Watt Field.

W&L WOMEN'S LAX PLACES SIX ON ALL-ODAC TEAM
SALEM, Va. -- The Old Dominion Athletic Conference (ODAC) announced its women's lacrosse all-conference awards and 2007 ODAC Champion Washington and Lee had four players receive first-team honors and two athletes garner second-team accolades. Additionally, Head Coach Jan Hathorn was named ODAC Coach of the Year for the fifth-straight season.

W&L'S TILBOR HONORED BY WOMEN'SLACROSSE.COM
LEXINGTON, Va. -- Junior goalkeeper Sarah Tilbor (West Simsbury, Conn./Simsbury) was named a member of the Division III Honorable Mention Player of the Week team by Women'sLacrosse.com for the week ending April 30.

W&L'S KINGSBURY EARNS NCAA'S HIGHEST ACADEMIC HONOR
INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. -- The National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) announced the recipients for the 2007 Walter Byers Postgraduate Scholarship and Washington and Lee senior women's tennis player Katie Kingsbury (Jenkintown, Pa./Philadelphia-Montgomery Christian) was one of the two winners.

W&L MEN'S TENNIS SELECTED TO NCAA TOURNEY FIELD
LEXINGTON, Va. -- The Washington and Lee men’s tennis team will participate in the NCAA Division III Tournament for the seventh-straight year and will receive an opening-round bye.

W&L WOMEN'S TENNIS TO HOST NCAA ROUNDS 1-3
LEXINGTON, Va. -- The fourth-ranked Washington and Lee women's tennis team has been selected to the NCAA Division III Tournament field and will host the first, second and third rounds at W&L this weekend.

April 2007

SEVEN W&L WOMEN'S TENNIS PLAYERS EARNS FIRST TEAM ALL-ODAC CITATIONS
SALEM, Va. -- The Old Dominion Athletic Conference announced its all-conference women's tennis team on Wednesday afternoon and Washington and Lee had all six singles players and all three pairs of doubles teams honored. Additionally, senior Emily Applegate (Charleston, S.C./Porter-Gaud) was named ODAC Player of the Year, while senior Katie Kingsbury (Jenkintown, Pa./Philadelphia-Montgomery Christian) was selected as the women's tennis ODAC Scholar-Athlete of the Year.

WASHINGTON AND LEE NAMES NEW ATHLETIC DIRECTOR
LEXINGTON, Va. -- In its 258-year history, Washington and Lee University has appointed only six athletic directors.  The seventh, announced April 24, will be the first woman to hold the position. Janine Hathorn, who has been assistant director of athletics at W&L since 2002 and women’s lacrosse coach since 1987, will start her new position July 1, 2007.

ODAC ANNOUNCES ALL-CONFERENCE MEN'S TENNIS TEAM
SALEM, Va. -- The Old Dominion Athletic Conference announced its all-conference men's tennis team on Wednesday afternoon and Washington and Lee had all six singles players and a pair of doubles teams honored. Additionally, Head Coach David Detwiler was named the Coach of the Year.

ROBINSON EARNS ODAC PLAYER OF THE WEEK HONOR
SALEM, Va. -- The Old Dominion Athlete Conference (ODAC) announced its athletes of the week for the week ending April 22 and sophomore attacker Kelsi Robinson (West Chester, Pa./Westtown) was selected as the women's lacrosse ODAC Player of the Week.

W&L Names Matt Stavish Assistant Football Coach
LEXINGTON, Va. -- Washington and Lee Interim Athletic Director Chuck O'Connell has announced the appointment of Matt Stavish as assistant football coach and assistant professor of physical education. Stavish will begin his duties effective July 1.

NUMEROUS W&L STUDENTS EARN SCHOLAR-ATHLETE AWARDS
LEXINGTON, Va. -- Washington and Lee Interim Director of Athletics Chuck O'Connell has announced that 171 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.

TWO GENERALS GARNER VaSID ALL-STATE HONORS
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. -- The 2007 Virginia Sports Information Director's (VaSID) College Division men's and women's basketball teams were announced on Friday and Washington and Lee junior forward Greg Bienemann (Chatham, N.J./Chatham) was selected to the men's first team, while senior center Jessica Hunsinger (Mayer, Ariz./Orme School) earned honorable mention honors on the women's team.

W&L's KINGSBURY NAMED A FINALIST FOR THE NCAA WALTER BYERS SCHOLARSHIP
INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. -- Washington and Lee senior women's tennis player Katie Kingsbury (Jenkintown, Pa./Philadelphia-Montgomery Christian) has been named one of six finalists for the prestigious NCAA Walter Byers Scholarship Award.

NATHANIEL JAMES NAMED ODAC GOLFER OF THE WEEK
SALEM, Va. -- Junior Nathaniel James (Keller, Texas/Keller) has been named the ODAC Golfer of the Week for the week ending April 1.

March 2007

THREE GENERALS EARN ODAC ATHLETE OF THE WEEK
SALEM, Va. -- The Old Dominion Athlete Conference (ODAC) announced its athlete of the week awards for the week ending March 25 and Washington and Lee had three athletes earn the accolade.

W&L ANNOUNCES 2007 ATHLETIC HALL OF FAME CLASS
LEXINGTON, Va. -- Washington and Lee University has announced the 20th class to be inducted into its Athletic Hall of Fame. The class includes Bob Thomas '53, Bill Boyle '57, Jay Fox '57, Scott Fechnay '69, Charlie Brown '78, Bobby Matthews '89, Claire Dudley Wilkiemeyer '93 and Josephine Schaeffer Covington '96. All eight will be recognized at the Athletic Hall of Fame dinner on Fri., Sept. 7 and at the Generals' football game against Franklin & Marshall on Sat., Sept. 8. However, Thomas, Boyle and Fox will be officially inducted among their peers at the University’s Five-Star General Dinner on Fri., Oct. 5.

W&L WRESTLING RECEIVES ACADEMIC ACCOLADES
MANHEIM, Pa. -- The National Wrestling Coaches Association (NWCA) recently announced its 2007 Scholar All-America Team and the Washington and Lee wrestling team was one of 21 Division III squads honored. Additionally, juniors Anthony Boniello (Katonah, N.Y./Somers), Kirk Adamson (Richmond, Va./St. Christopher's) and David Shubick (Bound Brook, N.J./Bound Brook) were honored as an NWCA Scholar All-Americans.

THREE GENERALS GARNER ODAC HONORS
SALEM, Va. -- The Old Dominion Athletic Conference (ODAC) announced its weekly conference awards for the week ending March 18 and Washington and Lee received the player of the week for men's and women's tennis and the golfer of the week.

TWO GENERALS EARN ODAC PLAYER OF THE WEEK HONORS
SALEM, Va. -- The Old Dominion Athletic Conference (ODAC) announced its weekly conference awards for the week ending March 11 and Washington and Lee garnered the Hitter of the Week for baseball and the Player of the Week in men's tennis.

W&L PROMOTES ADAMS TO FOOTBALL DEFENSIVE COORDINATOR
LEXINGTON, Va. -- Washington and Lee Head Football Coach Frank Miriello has announced that Cleive Adams has been promoted from defensive line and special teams coach to defensive coordinator. Adams replaces Brian Newberry, who recently accepted a coaching position at Elon University.

W&L MEN'S SWIM TEAM PLACES 11 ON ALL-CONFERENCE SQUAD
LEXINGTON, Va. -- The Bluegrass Mountain Conference (BMC) recently announced its all-conference men's swimming team and Washington and Lee had 11 swimmers selected to the first team.

GENERALS FIELD HOCKEY SALUTED FOR ACADEMIC PROWESS
GLEN ALLEN, Va. -- The National Field Hockey Coaches Association (NFHCA) announced Tuesday its 2006 National Academic Squad and National Academic Team Awards. The Washington and Lee field hockey team was well represented on the National Academic Squad, with 10 honorees, while the entire squad also received a National Academic Team Award.

W&L SWIM TEAMS GARNER ACADEMIC ACCOLADE
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. -- The College Swimming Coaches Association of America (CSCAA) recently announced its 2006-07 Academic All-America teams and the Washington and Lee men's and women's swim teams were both recognized for their academic achievements.

WOMEN'S CROSS COUNTRY RECEIVES ACADEMIC HONOR
METAIRIE, La. -- The U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) recently released its 2006 Division III All-Academic Cross Country Teams and the Washington and Lee women's cross country team garnered the accolade. Additionally, sophomore Becca Taylor (Hamilton, Ohio/Edgewood) and freshman Kat Telfeyan (Chesapeake, Va./Great Bridge) earned individual honors.

THREE GENERALS EARN ODAC'S WEEKLY AWARDS
SALEM, Va. -- The Old Dominion Athletic Conference (ODAC) announced its weekly conference awards and Washington and Lee garnered the Pitcher and Hitter of the week for baseball and the Player of the Week in women's lacrosse.

W&L GOLF TABBED EIGHTH IN GOLFSTAT DIVISION III RANKINGS
LEXINGTON, Va. -- The Washington and Lee University golf team is listed eighth in the Golfstat Division III rankings heading into the spring season.

SEVEN W&L MEN'S SWIMMERS HEADING TO NCAA'S
INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. -- The National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) announced Friday its invitees to the 2007 NCAA Division III Men's Swimming and Diving Championships held in Houston, Texas from March 15-17. The Washington and Lee men's swim team had seven swimmers select to swim at the championship weekend.

BOTH W&L TENNIS PROGRAMS PICKED TO FINISH FIRST IN ODAC PRESEASON POLL
SALEM, Va. -- The Old Dominion Athletic Conference (ODAC) released its preseason coaches poll and both the men's and women's tennis teams were picked to finish first in their respective polls.

W&L'S PITTMAN AWARDED NCAA POSTGRADUATE SCHOLARSHIP
INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. -- Senior Scot Pittman (Waxhaw, N.C./ Charlotte Country Day), a four-year member of the Washington and Lee men's soccer team, has been awarded a National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Postgraduate Scholarship. The award is a $7,500 scholarship for academic work beyond the baccalaureate degree as a full-time or part-time graduate student.

February 2007

TWO GENERALS EARN ODAC WEEKLY HONORS
SALEM, Va. -- Washington and Lee garnered the Old Dominion Athletic Conference Players of the Week for women's lacrosse and men's tennis for the week ending February 25th.

ODAC ANNOUNCES WOMEN'S SWIMMING ALL-CONFERENCE PICKS
SALEM, Va. -- The Old Dominion Athlete Conference recently announced the All-ODAC women's swimming team and Washington and Lee garnered seven selections.

NEWBERRY RESIGNS AS ASSISTANT FOOTBALL COACH AT W&L
LEXINGTON, Va. -- Brian Newberry has resigned the position of assistant football coach at Washington and Lee University to accept an assistant coaching position at Elon College.

TWO W&L WOMENS HOOPSTERS NAMED ALL-ODAC
SALEM, Va. -- The Old Dominion Athletic Conference announced its all-conference women's basketball team at the conference tournament banquet held on Thursday evening at the Salem Civic Center.

ODAC ANNOUNCES ALL-CONFERENCE MEN'S BASKETBALL TEAM
SALEM, Va. -- The Old Dominion Athletic Conference announced its all-conference men's basketball team at the conference tournament banquet held on Wednesday evening at the Salem Civic Center.

W&L SWIMMING GARNERS POST-SEASON HONORS
SALEM, Va. -- The Washington and Lee men's and women's swim teams recently earned two post-season honors. Head Coach Joel Shinofield was named Coach of the Year by the Bluegrass Mountain Conference and junior Amy Roberson (Nacogdoches, Texas/Nacogdoches) was selected as the Old Dominion Athlete Conference women's swimming Scholar-Athlete of the Year.

FRANKE TABBED CENTENNIAL CO-COACH OF THE YEAR
LANCASTER, Pa. -- The Centennial Conference wrestling coaches recently announced its post-season Coach of the Year selection and Washington and Lee Head Coach Gary Franke was named Co-Coach of the Year.

DOORNBOS CLAIMS ODAC ATHLETE OF THE WEEK
SALEM, Va. -- Sophomore Stacy Doornbos (Roswell, Ga./Lassiter) was named the Old Dominion Athletic Conference women's indoor track and field Athlete of the Week for the week ending February 11.

W&L WOMEN'S INDOOR TRACK CRACKS INTO TOP 25
METAIRIE, La. -- The Washington and Lee women's indoor track team and field was picked 25th in the February 7th edition of the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) Division III national rankings.

ODAC ANNOUNCES 2007 WOMEN'S & MEN'S LACROSSE POLLS
SALEM, Va. -- The Old Dominion Athletic Conference (ODAC) released its 2007 women's and men's lacrosse polls on Tuesday afternoon. The W&L women were picked to add to their four-straight league titles, while the men were tabbed to finish fourth.

W&L WOMEN'S LAX RANKED 11TH IN PRESEASON POLL
Rehoboth Beach, Del. -- The Intercollegiate Women's Lacrosse Coaches Association (IWLCA) recently announced its Division III preseason coaches poll and Washington and Lee was ranked 11th.

TWO GENERALS GARNER WEEKLY CONFERENCE HONORS
SALEM, Va. -- Washington and Lee garnered the Old Dominion Athletic Conference Player of the Week for women's basketball and the Athlete of the Week for women's swimming for the week ending February 4th.

W&L BASEBALL CHOSEN THIRD IN ODAC PRESEASON POLL
SALEM, Va. -- The Old Dominion Athletic Conference (ODAC) released its baseball preseason coaches poll on Thursday and Washington and Lee was picked third among the conference's 10 teams.

January 2007

THREE W&L ATHLETES EARN ODAC WEEKLY HONORS
SALEM, Va. -- Washington and Lee garnered the Old Dominion Athletic Conference Players of the Week for women's and men's basketball and the Athlete of the Week for women's track for the week ending January 21.

W&L MEN'S SWIMMING NATIONALLY RANKED
SOMERS, Wis. -- CollegeSwimming.com recently released its Division III national rankings and the Washington and Lee men's swim team was picked 14th in the poll. This is the highest ranking for the Generals since being selected 10th in December of 2005.

W&L LACROSSE TEAMS RANKED IN LACROSSE MAGAZINE POLLS
BALTIMORE, Md. -- The Washington and Lee men's and women's teams were both ranked among the Top 20 in the Lacrosse Magazine Division III polls, which were released on Wednesday afternoon.

NUMEROUS W&L STUDENTS EARN SCHOLAR-ATHLETE AWARDS
LEXINGTON, Va. -- Washington and Lee Interim Director of Athletics Chuck O'Connell has announced that 155 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 2006

MIRIELLO NAMED SPORTEXE DIVISION III FOOTBALL COACH OF THE YEAR
ROUND ROCK, Texas -- Washington and Lee Head Football Coach Frank Miriello has been named the inaugural Division III National Coach of the Year by Sportexe Synthetic Turf Company.

SIX GENERALS NAMED TO ROANOKE TIMES ALL-STATE FOOTBALL TEAM
ROANOKE, Va. -- Washington and Lee placed six players on the Roanoke Times Division II, III All-State Football team which was announced on Thursday morning.

EIGHT GENERALS NAMED TO ALL-STATE FOOTBALL TEAM
LEXINGTON, Va. -- Eight members of the Washington and Lee football team were selected to the Virginia Sports Information Directors (VaSID) College Division All-State Football team which was announced on Friday morning.

THREE GENERALS NAMED TO ALL-STATE MEN'S SOCCER TEAM
ASHLAND, Va. -- Washington and Lee placed three players on the Virginia Sports Information Director's (VaSID) College Division All-State Men's Soccer team which was released on Thursday afternoon.

FOUR GENERALS NAMED TO ALL-STATE WOMEN'S SOCCER TEAM
FERRUM, Va. -- Washington and Lee placed four players on the Virginia Sports Information Director's (VaSID) College Division All-State Women's Soccer team which was released on Thursday morning.

SCOT PITTMAN NAMED TO MEN'S SOCCER ALL-AMERICA TEAM
MISSION, Kansas -- Washington and Lee senior defender Scot Pittman (Waxhaw, N.C./Charlotte Country Day) has been named to the NSCAA/adidas Division III All-America Men's Soccer Team as a third team selection.

TWO GENERALS NAMED TO D3FOOTBALL.COM ALL-REGION FOOTBALL TEAM
NORWALK, Conn. -- Washington and Lee placed two players on the D3Football.com All-South Region team which was announced by the website on Friday morning.

THREE GENERALS NAMED TO ALL-STATE FIELD HOCKEY TEAM
LYNCHBURG, Va. -- Washington and Lee placed three players on the Virginia Sports Information Director's (VaSID) College Division All-State Field Hockey team which was released on Thursday afternoon.

ALEX SWEET NAMED BMC CO-MEN'S SWIMMER OF THE WEEK
TERRE HAUTE, Ind. -- Washington and Lee junior Alex Sweet (Louisville, Ky./Kentucky Country Day) has been named the Bluegrass Mountain Conference Co-Men's Swimmer of the Week for the week ending December 2.

W&L MEN'S LACROSSE RANKED 16th BY FACEOFF MAGAZINE
BALTIMORE, Md -- Inside Lacrosse has released its Faceoff Yearbook Preseason Division III men’s lacrosse poll and Preseason Division III All-Americans.

MIRIELLO NAMED REGION III FOOTBALL COACH OF THE YEAR
WACO, Texas -- Washington and Lee Head Football Coach Frank Miriello has been named the 2006 American Football Coaches Association (AFCA) Division III, Region III Coach of the Year in voting conducted by the Association's members.

W&L'S SNODDY NAMED A FINALIST FOR THE DUDLEY AWARD
RICHMOND, Va. -- Washington and Lee junior cornerback Mark Snoddy (Atlanta, Ga./Westminster) has been named a finalist for the Dudley Award which is presented to the Virginia Player of the Year. Additionally, junior Bryant Fulk (Oceanside, Calif./St. Augustine) has been named the Virginia Division II-III Defensive Lineman of the Year by the Touchdown Club of Richmond.

FOUR W&L WOMEN'S SOCCER PLAYERS NAMED ALL-SOUTH REGION
MISSION, Kansas -- Washington and Lee placed three players on the National Soccer Coaches Association of America/adidas Division III All-South Region women's soccer team, which was announced on Friday afternoon.

THREE GENERALS NAMED TO ALL-REGION MEN'S SOCCER TEAM
MISSION, Kan. -- Washington and Lee placed three players on the National Soccer Coaches Association of America/adidas Division III All-South Region men's soccer team, which was announced on Thursday afternoon.

ODAC PRESEASON COACHES POLL FOR INDOOR TRACK RELEASED
SALEM, Va. -- The Old Dominion Athletic Conference recently released its 2006-07 Preseason Coaches Poll for indoor track and the Washington and Lee women's team was picked second, while the men were selected in the fourth spot.

November 2006

CUNNINGHAM NAMED SOUTH REGION COACH OF THE YEAR
LEXINGTON, Va. -- Washington and Lee Head Women's Soccer Coach Neil Cunningham was voted the National Soccer Coaches Association of America/Adidas NCAA Division III South Region Coach of the Year and is now eligible for National Coach of the Year honors.

GREG BIENEMANN NAMED ODAC MEN'S HOOPS PLAYER OF THE WEEK
SALEM, Va. -- Washington and Lee junior forward Greg Bienemann (Chatham, N.J./Chatham) has been named the Old Dominion Athletic Conference Men's Basketball Player of the Week for the week ending November 26.

TWELVE GENERALS NAMED TO ALL-ODAC FOOTBALL TEAM
SALEM, Va. -- The Old Dominion Athletic Conference announced its all-conference football team on Tuesday afternoon and Washington and Lee had 12 players honored. Additionally, Head Coach Frank Miriello was named the ODAC Coach of the Year, while freshman quarterback R.J. Varner (Birmingham, Ala./Spain Park) was tabbed the ODAC Rookie of the Year.

KROUCHICK NAMED ODAC WOMEN'S HOOPS PLAYER OF THE WEEK
SALEM, Va. -- The Old Dominion Athletic Conference announced its women's basketball Player of the Week on Monday and junior forward Kristen Krouchick (Holland, Pa./Nazareth Academy) was selected for the week ending November 19.

ARMSTRONG EARNS ADDITIONAL POST-SEASON HONOR
ANNAPOLIS, Md. -- Women'sFieldHockey.com announced its Division III Field Hockey post-season honors on Monday and freshman forward Sallie Armstrong (Houston, Texas/St. John's School) was selected to the All-Rookie Squad.

SIX FIELD HOCKEY PLAYERS AWARDED ALL-ODAC ACCOLADES
SALEM, Va. -- The Old Dominion Athletic Conference announced its all-conference field hockey team on Friday and Washington and Lee had six players honored. Additionally, junior midfielder Kendall Korte (Virginia Beach, Va./Cox) was selected as the ODAC Player of the Year.

SIX GENERALS NAB ALL-ODAC MEN'S SOCCER HONORS
SALEM, Va. -- The Old Dominion Athletic Conference announced its all-conference men's soccer team on Wednesday afternoon and Washington and Lee had six players honored.

W&L WOMEN'S SOCCER TO TAKE ON WASHINGTON (MO.) IN THE SWEET SIXTEEN
INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. -- The NCAA Division III Women’s Soccer Committee has announced the sites for the sectional competition of the 2006 NCAA Division III Soccer Tournament and the Washington and Lee women's soccer team will travel to Virginia Beach, Va., to take on Washington (Mo.) on Saturday at 5:00 pm.

LAUREN EDMONSON NAMED TO HONORABLE MENTION ALL-AMERICA SQUAD
LEXINGTON, Ky. -- Washington and Lee senior libero Lauren Edmonson (Crystal Lake, Ill./Prairie Ridge) has been named to the American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA) Division III All-America team as an honorable mention selection.

TWO W&L FIELD HOCKEY PLAYERS EARN ALL-REGION HONORS
GLEN ALLEN, Va. -- The National Field Hockey Coaches Association (NFHCA) recently announced its 2006 Division III All-South Region teams and two Washington and Lee field hockey players were selected. Junior midfielder Kendall Korte (Virginia Beach, Va./Cox) was named to the first team, while senior defender Kim Babbitt (Hudson, Ohio/Hudson) was a second-team pick.

W&L FOOTBALL TO PLAY WILKES IN NCAA FIRST ROUND CONTEST
INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. -- The National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) released its bracket for the 2006 Division III Football Championship on Sunday afternoon and Washington and Lee will be heading to Wilkes-Barre, Pa., to take on Wilkes University in the opening round.

RANKIN EARNS USTA/ITA COMMUNITY SERVICE AWARD
SKILLMAN, N.J. -- The United States Tennis Association, Intercollegiate Tennis Association (USTA/ITA) recently announced its Community Service Awards and Washington and Lee women's tennis Head Coach Cinda Rankin was named a sectional winner.

W&L FOOTBALL PLACES SEVEN ON THE ACADEMIC ALL-DISTRICT TEAM
VALDOSTA, Ga. -- Seven members of the ODAC Champion Washington and Lee football team have been selected to the CoSIDA/ESPN The Magazine Academic All-District III team, which was released on Thursday afternoon.

W&L WOMEN'S BASKETBALL PICKED FIFTH IN ODAC PRESEASON POLL
SALEM, Va. -- The Washington and Lee women’s basketball team was selected to finish fifth out of 11 teams in the Old Dominion Athletic Conference Preseason Coaches Poll which was released on Thursday afternoon at the conference’s media day hosted by the Salem Rotary Club.

W&L'S EDMONSON NAMED TO ALL-REGION VOLLEYBALL TEAM
LEXINGTON, Ky. -- Washington and Lee senior libero Lauren Edmonson (Crystal Lake, Ill./Prairie Ridge) has been named to the American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA) All-South Region team as a first-team selection.

NINE WOMEN'S SOCCER PLAYERS EARN ALL-ODAC HONORS
SALEM, Va. -- The Old Dominion Athletic Conference announced its all-conference women's soccer team on Wednesday afternoon and Washington and Lee had nine players honored. Additionally, Head Coach Neil Cunningham was named ODAC Coach of the Year and freshman defender Maggie Sutherland (Pittsburgh, Pa./Sewickley) was honored as the league's Rookie of the Year.

W&L's McGLASTON NAMED DIII MEN'S SWIMMER OF THE WEEK
SOMERS, Wis. -- Washington and Lee junior Tim McGlaston (Attleboro, Mass./Attleboro) has been named the Division III National Collegiate Men's Swimmer of the Week by CollegeSwimming.com for the week ending November 5.

FOUR GENERALS NAMED TO ALL-ODAC VOLLEYBALL SQUAD
SALEM, Va. -- The Old Dominion Athletic Conference announced its all-conference volleyball team recently and Washington and Lee had four players honored.

W&L WOMEN'S SOCCER RECEIVES AT-LARGE BID TO NCAA's
INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. -- The NCAA Division III Women’s Soccer Committee announced the field of 60 teams for the 2006 NCAA Division III Women’s Soccer Championship on Monday and the Washington and Lee women's soccer team was chosen as an at-large selection.

NCAA DIVISION III VOLLEYBALL BRACKET ANNOUNCED
INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. -- The NCAA Division III Women’s Volleyball Committee announced the field of 64 teams for the 2006 NCAA Division II Women’s Volleyball Championship on Monday.

FIVE GENERALS NAMED TO ACADEMIC ALL-DISTRICT TEAM
DELAWARE, Ohio -- Five Washington and Lee soccer players were selected to the CoSIDA/ESPN The Magazine College Division Academic All-District III Women's and Men's Soccer teams, which were recently announced.

W&L PICKED NINTH IN ODAC PRESEASON MEN'S BASKETBALL POLL
SALEM, Va. -- The Washington and Lee men’s basketball team was picked to finish ninth out of 10 teams in the Old Dominion Athletic Conference Preseason Coaches Poll which was released on Thursday afternoon at the conference’s media day.

October 2006

GINDER SELECTED AS DIVISION III SWIMMER OF THE WEEK
SOMERS, Wis. -- Washington and Lee senior Mike Ginder (Jacksonville, Fla./Episcopal) was named Division III National Collegiate Swimmer of the Week (NCSW) from CollegeSwimming.com for the week of Oct. 23-29.

W&L WOMEN'S SWIMMING PICKED FIRST IN ODAC PRESEASON POLL
LEXINGTON, Va. -- The Old Dominion Athletic Conference (ODAC) released its women's swimming preseason poll on Friday and Washington and Lee was picked first among the conference's seven teams.

HATCHETT SELECTED TO NFHCA ALL-STAR TEAM
GLEN ALLEN, Va. -- Washington and Lee senior defender Rebecca Hatchett (Newport News, Va./Hampton Roads) has been selected to participate in the 2006 National Field Hockey Coaches Association (NFHCA) Division III All-Star Game to be held at 9:30 am on Sat., Nov. 18 at William Smith College in Geneva, N.Y.

ODAC TOURNAMENT FIELDS SET FOR SEVERAL SPORTS
LEXINGTON, Va. -- The Old Dominion Athletic Conference has announced its pairings for the postseason tournaments in field hockey and men's and women's soccer.

THREE W&L ATHLETES EARN PLAYER OF THE WEEK HONORS
SALEM, Va. -- Washington and Lee garnered the Old Dominion Athletic Conference (ODAC) Football Defensive Player of Week, Volleyball Player of the Week and the Player of the Week for men's soccer for the week ending October 22.

W&L ATHLETICS HALL OF FAMER BRIAN BELL '49 PASSES AWAY
LEXINGTON, Va. -- Brian Bell '49, a 1994 inductee into the Washington and Lee Athletic Hall of Fame, passed away on Thu., Oct. 5 at his home in Virginia Beach, Va., after a valiant battle against cancer.

THREE W&L ATHLETES HIGHLIGHT WEEKLY ODAC HONORS
SALEM, Va. -- Washington and Lee garnered the Old Dominion Athletic Conference (ODAC) Golfer of the Week, Runner of the Week in women's cross country and Player of the Week in women's soccer for the week ending October 15.

FOUR GENERALS NAMED ODAC PLAYER OF THE WEEK
SALEM, Va. -- Washington and Lee garnered the Old Dominion Athletic Conference Offensive and Defense Players of the Week for football, the Golfer of the Week and the Volleyball Player of the Week for the week ending October 8.

BOTH W&L SOCCER TEAMS NATIONALLY RANKED
MISSION, Kan. -- The Washington and Lee University men's and women's soccer teams were both ranked in the October 3rd edition of the Division III NSCAA/adidas Poll. The men were ranked at No. 25, while the women's squad moves to No. 18.

THREE GENERALS NAMED ODAC PLAYER OF THE WEEK
SALEM, Va. -- Washington and Lee University earned the ODAC Player of the Week award for the sports of football, women's cross country and women's soccer for the week ending October 1.

September 2006

W&L NAMES ERIC ISHIDA ASSISTANT WOMEN'S TENNIS COACH
LEXINGTON, Va. -- Washington and Lee Interim Athletic Director Chuck O'Connell has announced the appointment of Eric Ishida as assistant women's tennis coach and assistant director of the Duchossois Tennis Center. Ishida begins his appointment immediately.

W&L WOMEN'S SOCCER APPEARS IN NATIONAL POLL
LEXINGTON, Va. -- The Washington and Lee women's soccer team is ranked 21st in Division III in the September 26 edition of the National Soccer Coaches Association of America (NSCAA)/adidas Poll.

SHEEDY EARNS ODAC MEN’S SOCCER PLAYER OF THE WEEK NOD
LEXINGTON, Va. -- Junior goalkeeper Ted Sheedy (Pittsburgh, Pa./Fox Chapel) has been named Old Dominion Athletic Conference (ODAC) men’s soccer Player of the Week for the week ending September 24th.

W&L NABS THREE ODAC PLAYER OF THE WEEK HONORS
SALEM, Va. -- Washington and Lee University earned the ODAC Player of the Week awards for the sports of men's soccer, golf and women's cross country for the week ending September 17.

JOEL SHINOFIELD NAMED INTERIM WOMEN'S SWIMMING COACH AT W&L
LEXINGTON, Va. -- Washington and Lee Interim Athletic Director Chuck O'Connell has announced that head men's swimming coach and aquatics director Joel Shinofield has been appointed as interim women's swimming coach for the 2006-07 season. Additionally, O'Connell announced that Kelli Austin '03 has been named the assistant swimming coach for both the men's and women's swimming programs.

TWO GENERALS NAMED ODAC PLAYER OF THE WEEK
SALEM, Va. -- Washington and Lee University earned the ODAC Player of the Week award for the sports of women's cross country and volleyball for the week ending September 10.

August 2006

BOTH W&L CROSS COUNTRY TEAMS PICKED TO WIN ODAC CROWN
SALEM, Va. -- The Old Dominion Athletic Conference released its coaches preseason cross country polls on Friday afternoon and both the W&L men's and women's teams were picked to win the league title.

W&L NAMES MATT PHILLIPS ASSISTANT ATHLETIC TRAINER
LEXINGTON, Va. -- Washington and Lee Interim Athletic Director Chuck O'Connell has announced the appointment of Matt Phillips as assistant athletic trainer. Phillips begins his appointment immediately.

W&L FIELD HOCKEY CHOSEN SECOND IN ODAC PRESEASON COACHES POLL
SALEM, Va. -- The Old Dominion Athletic Conference (ODAC) released its field hockey preseason coaches poll on Thursday and Washington and Lee was picked second among the conference's nine teams.

W&L VOLLEYBALL TOPS ODAC PRESEASON COACHES POLL
SALEM, Va. -- The Old Dominion Athletic Conference (ODAC) released its women's volleyball preseason coaches poll on Wednesday and Washington and Lee earned the top spot among the conference's 11 teams.

W&L MEN'S SOCCER CHOSEN THIRD IN ODAC PRESEASON POLL
SALEM, Va. -- The Old Dominion Athletic Conference (ODAC) released its men's soccer preseason coaches poll on Tuesday and Washington and Lee was picked third among the conference's 10 teams.

W&L'S APPLEGATE NAMED TO ITA COLLEGIATE ALL-STAR TEAM
LEXINGTON, Va. -- Washington and Lee senior women's tennis player Emily Applegate (Charleston, S.C./Porter-Gaud) has been named to the Intercollegiate Tennis Association's (ITA) 23rd Collegiate All-Star team and has been invited to receive her award during a luncheon on Sat., Aug. 26 at the United States Tennis Association (USTA) National Tennis Center in Flushing Meadows, N.Y.

W&L NAMES GORDON REISTRUP HEAD RIDING COACH
LEXINGTON, Va. -- Washington and Lee Interim Athletic Director Chuck O'Connell has announced the appointment of Gordon Reistrup as Head Riding Coach effective immediately.

W&L WOMEN'S SOCCER PICKED THIRD IN ODAC PRESEASON POLL
SALEM, Va. -- The Old Dominion Athletic Conference (ODAC) released its women's soccer preseason coaches poll on Monday and Washington and Lee was picked third among the conference's 12 teams.

W&L NAMES NEW ATHLETIC DEPARTMENT ASSISTANTS
LEXINGTON, Va. -- Washington and Lee Interim Director of Athletics Chuck O'Connell has announced the hiring of five new assistant coaches and a new assistant sports information director.

W&L CLAIMS 214 ODAC SCHOLAR-ATHLETE CITATIONS
SALEM, Va. -- The Old Dominion Athletic Conference has announced that 214 Washington and Lee student-athletes have been cited as ODAC Scholar-Athletes for the 2005-06 school year.

W&L VOLLEYBALL CITED FOR ACADEMIC ACHIEVEMENT
LEXINGTON, Va. -- The American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA) recently announced that Washington and Lee University was one of 287 schools nationwide to have received the 2005-06 Game Plan/AVCA Team Academic Award.

July 2006

W&L FOOTBALL PICKED SECOND IN ODAC PRESEASON COACHES POLL
HAMPDEN-SYDNEY, Va. -- Washington and Lee was picked to finish second overall in the Old Dominion Athletic Conference Preseason Football Coaches Poll which was released at the conference’s football media day on Friday at Hampden-Sydney College.

JOEL SHINOFIELD TAKES OVER AS AQUATICS DIRECTOR AT W&L
LEXINGTON, Va. -- Washington and Lee athletic director Mike Walsh has announced that head men's swimming coach Joel Shinofield will be assuming the duties of aquatics director. Shinofield replaces former head women's swimming coach Kiki Jacobs who recently resigned to accept the Associate Athletic Director position at Oberlin College. Shinofield will begin his duties immediately.

JOSH WILLIAMSON NAMED INTERIM HEAD ATHLETIC TRAINER
LEXINGTON, Va. -- Washington and Lee Athletic Director Mike Walsh has announced that Associate Athletic Trainer Josh Williamson will serve as interim head athletic trainer effective August 1. Williamson moves to the position after Heather Grant resigned to relocate to Scranton, Pa., with her husband, Mic, the newly-named head men's lacrosse coach at Marywood University.

THREE GENERALS NAMED PRESEASON ALL-AMERICA
LEXINGTON, Va. -- Washington and Lee junior wide receiver Jack Martin (Princeton, N.J./ Hun School) and sophomore running back Stuart Sitterson (Atlanta, Ga./ Westminster) have both been selected First Team Preseason All-America by Don Hansen's Football Gazette. Senior wide receiver Colton Ward (Charlotte N.C./Charlotte Country Day) earned Third Team honors.

W&L NAMES GENE McCABE HEAD MEN'S LACROSSE COACH
LEXINGTON, Va. -- Washington and Lee Athletic Director Mike Walsh has announced the appointment of Gene McCabe as head men's lacrosse coach. McCabe comes to W&L after serving as the head coach at Hamilton College for five seasons. He will begin his duties on August 1, 2006.

TRACK & FIELD RECOGNIZED FOR ACADEMIC ACHIEVEMENTS
Metairie, La. -- The 2006 Washington and Lee men's and women's track and field teams were recently named to the United States Track and Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) Division III All-Academic Team.

MARTIN AND SITTERSON NAMED TO PRESEASON ALL-AMERICA TEAM
LEXINGTON, Va. -- Washington and Lee junior wide receiver Jack Martin (Princeton, N.J./ Hun School) and sophomore running back Stuart Sitterson (Atlanta, Ga./ Westminster) have both been selected First Team Preseason All-America by D3Football.com.

EIGHT GENERALS NAMED TO ALL-STATE TENNIS TEAM
LEXINGTON, Va. -- The Virginia Sports Information Director's Association (VaSID) announced it's College Division All-State Tennis team recently and Washington and Lee had eight players named to the first and second teams.

KIKI JACOBS RESIGNS AS WOMEN'S SWIMMING COACH AT W&L
LEXINGTON, Va. -- Washington and Lee Athletic Director Mike Walsh has announced that Head Women's Swimming Coach and Aquatics Director Kiki Jacobs has resigned her position effective July 28 to accept the Associate Athletic Director position at Oberlin College.

HEATHER GRANT RESIGNS AS HEAD ATHLETIC TRAINER AT W&L
LEXINGTON, Va. -- Washington and Lee Athletic Director Mike Walsh has announced that Heather Grant, the University's Head Athletic Trainer since June of 2005, has resigned her position effective July 31.

SPEERSCHNEIDER RESIGNS AS ASSISTANT WOMEN'S TENNIS COACH
LEXINGTON, Va. -- Curt Speerschneider, assistant women's tennis coach and assistant director of the Duchossois Center at W&L, has resigned to accept the position of head women's tennis coach at Skidmore College.

EMILY APPLEGATE FEATURED IN SPORTS ILLUSTRATED
LEXINGTON, Va. -- Washington and Lee rising senior tennis player Emily Applegate (Charleston, S.C./Porter-Gaud) is featured in the July 17 issue of Sports Illustrated. Applegate is profiled in the magazine's "Faces in the Crowd" section.

W&L MOURNS THE DEATH OF AMY REISTRUP
LEXINGTON, Va. -- Amy Reistrup, Washington and Lee riding coach, passed away on Friday, July 7, following a brief battle with cancer.

W&L WOMEN'S LAX COMMENDED FOR ACADEMIC ACHIEVEMENT
REHOBOTH BEACH, Del. -- The Intercollegiate Women's Lacrosse Coaches Association (IWLCA) recently announced its 2006 Division III Honor Squads and Honor Roll.

W&L SWIMMING EARNS ACADEMIC HONORS
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. -- The College Swimming Coaches Association of America (CSCAA) recently released its 2006 Spring Academic All-America Teams and both of Washington and Lee's programs were recognized for their academic achievements.