June 2000

W&L NAMES BRYAN SNYDER HEAD VOLLEYBALL COACH
LEXINGTON, Va. -- Washington and Lee athletic director Mike Walsh has announced the appointment of Bryan Snyder as head women's volleyball coach and assistant women's basketball coach. Snyder will begin his duties in mid-July.

W&L PLACES SIX ON COLLEGE LACROSSE USA ALL-AMERICA TEAM
LEXINGTON, Va. -- Washington and Lee claimed six players on the College Lacrosse USA Division III lacrosse All-America team. The Generals' six players were the most of any school.

W&L's ANTRIM AND BROWN NAMED USILA SCHOLAR ALL-AMERICANS
GENEVA, N.Y. -- Washington and Lee senior men's lacrosse players Charlie Antrim (Richmond, Va./St. Christopher's) and Chris Brown (Towson, Md./Towson) have been named to the 2000 United States Intercollegiate Lacrosse Association's (USILA) Scholar All-America team. A total of 24 Division I, II, and III athletes were named to the team.

May 2000

SEVEN GENERALS EARN USILA/STX ALL-AMERICA HONORS
LEXINGTON, Va. -- Washington and Lee claimed seven players on the USILA/STX Division III lacrosse All-America team. The Generals' seven players were second only to Nazareth's nine.

FRANKE TO STEP DOWN AS W&L'S MEN'S TENNIS COACH
LEXINGTON, Va. -- Washington and Lee Athletic Director Mike Walsh has announced that head wrestling and men's tennis coach Gary Franke will relinquish his duties as tennis coach. He will remain as the University's head coach of wrestling and assume additional responsibilities in teaching physical education courses and in game management.

TWO W&L SENIORS SELECTED TO ACADEMIC ALL-DISTRICT SECOND TEAM
WINCHESTER, Va. -- Two Washington and Lee student-athletes were recently honored as selections to the GTE Academic All-District III Spring At-Large Second-Team. Seniors Ginny Jernigan (Orlando, Fla./Dr. Phillips) and Jill Kosch (Columbus, Neb./Scotus) earned spots on the team after stellar spring seasons both on the playing field and in the classroom.

FOUR W&L WOMEN'S TENNIS PLAYERS EARN ALL-AMERICA HONORS
LEXINGTON, Va. -- The Washington and Lee women's tennis team had four players earn All-America honors based upon their performance in the NCAA Division III doubles championship held at Gustavus Adolphus College.

BATCHELLER, MILLER HIGHLIGHT ATHLETIC AWARD WINNERS AT W&L
LEXINGTON, Va. -- Christian Batcheller (Stuart, Va./Patrick County) and Ansley Miller (Athens, Ga./Athens Academy) headed the list of honorees at the annual Washington and Lee University Athletic Awards Ceremony on May 23 at W&L's Lee Chapel. Batcheller and Miller were named the Pres Brown Outstanding Senior Male and Female athletes, respectively.

W&L's DADIO CAMPBELL RESIGNS COACHING POSTS
LEXINGTON, Va. -- Washington and Lee Athletic Director Mike Walsh has announced that Terri Dadio Campbell, the University's women's basketball and volleyball coach for the past seven years has resigned effective July 1.

DOUGHERTY NAMED DIVISION III LACROSSE NATIONAL PLAYER OF THE WEEK
LEXINGTON, Va. -- W&L senior attackman Colin Dougherty (Timonium, Md./Loyola) has been named the Division III National Lacrosse Player of the Week by Inside Lacrosse Magazine. This is the second time he has received the honor this year.

Priest, Riddle Earn Regional All-American Women's Lax Honors
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. -- Two members of Washington and Lee's women's lacrosse team have been honored by being named to the South Atlantic Regional All-American team. Sophomore defender Eloise Priest (Alexandria, Va./St. Stephen's-St. Agnes) was named to thte first team, while senior attacker Katherine Riddle (St. Clair Shores, Mich./Univ. Liggett) was tabbed as a second-team selection.

W&L's ANTRIM AND BROWN TO PARTICIPATE IN NORTH-SOUTH ALL-STAR GAME
LEXINGTON, Va. -- Washington and Lee senior men's lacrosse players Charlie Antrim (Richmond, Va./St. Christopher's) and Chris Brown (Towson, Md./Towson) have been selected to participate in the North-South All-Star game held June 10 at the University of Delaware.

RIDDLE SELECTED TO COMPETE IN IWLCA WOMEN'S LAX ALL-STAR GAME
BALTIMORE, Md. -- Washington and Lee senior attacker Katherine Riddle (St. Clair Shores, Mich./Univ. Liggett) has been selected to participate in the IWLCA Division III North/South Women's Lacrosse All-Star Game on June 10 in Baltimore, Md.

W&L PLACES FIVE ON ALL-ODAC WOMEN'S LACROSSE TEAM
SALEM, Va. -- The Old Dominion Athletic Conference announced the All-ODAC women's lacrosse team on Friday afternoon. Senior Katherine Riddle (St. Clair Shores, Mich./Univ. Liggett) and sophomore Eloise Priest (Alexandria, Va./St. Stephen's-St. Agnes) earned first team honors, while three additional Generals were named to the second team.

W&L PLACES EIGHT ON ALL-ODAC MEN'S LAX SQUAD
SALEM, Va. -- Washington and Lee dominated the Old Dominion Athletic Conference men's lacrosse postseason honors as eight Generals were named First or Second team All-Conference. In addition, head coach Jim Stagnitta was named the league's Coach of the Year for the second straight season and fourth time in his 11 years.

W&L LANDS TWO ON ALL-ODAC BASEBALL SQUAD
SALEM, Va. -- The Old Dominion Athletic Conference released its postseason baseball honors on Thursday. Washington and Lee was honored with the placement of Michael Hanson (Atlanta, Ga./Pace) and Bobby Littlehale (Villa Park, Ill./Willowbrook) on the second team. 

April 2000

NINETY-FIVE W&L STUDENTS EARN SCHOLAR-ATHLETE AWARDS
LEXINGTON, Va. -- Washington and Lee Director of Athletics Mike Walsh has announced that 95 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.

W&L'S BROWNE EARNS ACADEMIC ALL-AMERICA HONORS
STAMFORD, Conn. -- The College Division GTE Academic All-America At-Large Teams were released on Tuesday morning. Washington and Lee senior swimmer James Browne (Toronto, Ont./Univ. of Toronto) was honored with a selection to the second team.

W&L NAMES JEFF LAFAVE HEAD MEN'S BASKETBALL COACH
LEXINGTON, Va. -- Washington and Lee Athletic Director Mike Walsh has announced the hiring of Jeff Lafave as the school's head men's basketball coach. Lafave served as the interim head coach at W&L during the 1999-2000 season.

March 2000

W&L PLACES TWO ON GTE ACADEMIC ALL-DISTRICT AT-LARGE TEAM
GAINESVILLE, Fla. -- The College Division GTE Academic All-District III At-Large Team was released on Wednesday afternoon and Washington and Lee had two student-athletes honored.

W&L ANNOUNCES 2000 ATHLETIC HALL OF FAME INDUCTEES
LEXINGTON, Va. -- Washington and Lee has announced the 13th class that will be inducted into its Athletic Hall of Fame in a ceremony to be held on campus on Friday, Sept. 8. The group will also be honored prior to the Generals' football game against Johns Hopkins University on Saturday, Sept. 9. This year's class includes Buck Leslie '49 (deceased), Joe McCutcheon '51, Jay McDonald '23, and W&L's 1950 football team which played in the 1951 Gator Bowl.

DOUGHERTY NAMED DIVISION III LACROSSE NATIONAL PLAYER OF THE WEEK
LEXINGTON, Va. -- Senior attackman Colin Dougherty (Timonium, Md./Loyola) has been named the Division III Lacrosse National Player of the Week by Inside Lacrosse.com.

February 2000

W&L's Jacobs Moore Earns ODAC Coach of the Year Honors
RADFORD, Va. -- For the fifth consecutive season, Washington and Lee women's swimming coach Kiki Jacobs Moore has been named the Old Dominion Athletic Conference Coach of the Year. The Generals made a clean sweep of the postseason honors as sophomore Katie Kennedy (Delran, N.J./Delran) garnered Swimmer of the Year honors.

SEVEN GENERALS EARN PRESEASON ALL-AMERICA HONORS FROM CLUSA
LEXINGTON, Va. -- Street & Smith's College Lacrosse USA Preseason All-America teams have been announced and Washington and Lee had seven players honored. Only defending national champion Salisbury State had more All-America selections (8).

January 2000

W&L LACROSSE RANKED FIFTH IN PRESEASON POLL
LEXINGTON, Va. -- The spring season is just around the corner and the preseason accolades for the Washington and Lee men's lacrosse program are already rolling in. W&L is ranked fifth in the preseason rankings by Faceoff 2000 Men's College Lacrosse Yearbook. In addition, seven Generals are cited as preseason All-Americans in the publication.

W&L'S BATCHELLER AND HOLTON EARN ALL-AMERICA HONORS
LEXINGTON, Va. -- Washington and Lee senior quarterback Christian Batcheller (Stuart, Va./Patrick County) and junior offensive lineman Justin Holton (Pittsburg, Texas/Pittsburg) were both named to the USAFootball.com Honorable Mention All-America team.

W&L'S SULLIVAN NAMED FRESHMAN ALL-AMERICAN
LEXINGTON, Va. -- W&L freshman running back Chris Sullivan (San Antonio, Texas/Alamo Heights) has been named a First Team Freshman All-American by USAFootball.com.

GAVIN COLLITON NAMED INTERIM GOLF COACH AT W&L
LEXINGTON, Va. -- Washington and Lee Director of Athletics Mike Walsh has announced that Gavin Colliton will assume the duties of interim head men's golf coach effective immediately.

ONE HUNDRED W&L STUDENTS EARN SCHOLAR-ATHLETE AWARDS
LEXINGTON, Va. -- Washington and Lee Director of Athletics Mike Walsh has announced that 100 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.

Two W&L Seniors Named to All-State Men's Soccer Squad
LEXINGTON, Va. -- Senior forward Jamie Parker (Pittsford, N.Y./Pittsford Sutherland) was recently named to the VaSID College Division All-State men's soccer first team. Senior defender Ben Thompson (Bozman, Md./Newark) also recieved recognition for his outstanding season by being chosen as an honorable mention selection.

December 1999

SIX GENERALS NAMED TO ROANOKE TIMES ALL-STATE TEAM
ROANOKE, Va. -- The postseason honors continue to roll in for the Washington and Lee football team as six Generals were named to the Roanoke Times All-State team on Thursday morning.

REINHART NAMED SECOND TEAM ACADEMIC ALL-AMERICA
LEXINGTON, Va. -- Washington and Lee senior outside hitter Nancy Reinhart (Louisville, Ky./Sacred Heart) has been named to the GTE Academic All-America volleyball team as a Second Team selection.

REINHART, RUCKERT EARN FIRST TEAM ALL-STATE HONORS IN VOLLEYBALL
DANVILLE, Va. -- The honors continue to roll in for the Washington and Lee ODAC Champion volleyball squad as two Generals were named to the Virginia Sports Information Director's College Division All-State team.

W&L PLACES SIX ON THE ALL-STATE FOOTBALL TEAM
LEXINGTON, Va. -- On Friday morning, the VaSID College Division All-State Football Team was announced and Washington and Lee had six players honored. The team is voted upon by members of the Virginia Sports Information Directors Association.

WHITE, HOLTON NAMED TO FOOTBALL GAZETTE ALL-SOUTH REGION TEAM
LEXINGTON, Va. -- The Football Gazette All-South Region team was released on Wednesday afternoon and Washington and Lee had two players honored.

Three W&L Soccer Players Receive Postseason Recognition
LEXINGTON, Va. -- Junior defender Shana Levine (Hudson, Ohio/Hudson) was recently named to the VASID All-State women's soccer first team. Sophomore midfielder Kate Bidwell (Pensacola, Fla./Escambia) earned honorable mention status. Senior defender Ben Thompson (Bozman, Md./Newark) also recieved recognition for his outstanding season by being chosen to the NSCAA All-South third team.

November 1999

Nancy Reinhart Named to Academic All-District First Team
WINGATE, N.C. -- Washington and Lee senior outside hitter Nancy Reinhart (Louisville, Ky./Sacred Heart) was recently honored with a selection to the GTE Academic All-District III Volleyball First-Team. Reinhart is the first volleyball player in W&L history to be honored to the first-team.

10 W&L Football Players Earn All-ODAC Honors
SALEM, Va. -- The Old Dominion Athletic Conference released its postseason football honors on Tuesday, November 23. Washington and Lee senior quarterback Christian Batcheller (Stuart, Va./Patrick County) finished a stellar career with his second consecutive First Team All-ODAC selection. Batcheller, a three-year starter for the Generals, was joined on the first team by junior offensive lineman Justin Holton (Pittsburg, Texas/Pittsburg).

W&L PLACES FOUR ON THE GTE ACADEMIC ALL-DISTRICT SQUAD
LEXINGTON, Va. -- The College Division GTE Academic All-District Football team was released on Thursday evening and Washington and Lee had four players honored.

W&L PLACES TWO ON ALL-ODAC FIRST TEAM WOMEN'S SOCCER SQUADW&L PLACES TWO ON ALL-ODAC FIRST TEAM WOMEN'S SOCCER SQUAD
SALEM, Va. -- Washington and Lee placed two players on the All-Old Dominion Athletic Conference women's soccer team as sophomore midfielder Kate Bidwell (Pensacola, Fla./Escambia) and junior midfielder Shana Levine (Hudson, Ohio/Hudson) both earned First Team honors.

Two W&L Soccer Players Honored on All-ODAC First Team
SALEM, Va. -- The Old Dominion Athletic Conference released its postseason men's soccer honors on Monday. Washington and Lee was honored with the placement of Jamie Parker (Pittsford, N.Y./Pittsford Sutherland) and Ben Thompson (Bozman, Md./Newark (Del.)) on the first team.

W&L VOLLEYBALL CLEANS UP IN ALL-ODAC SELECTIONS
LEXINGTON, Va. -- The Washington and Lee volleyball team is experiencing a dream season after completing the 1999 campaign with a 22-6 record and an Old Dominion Athletic Conference (ODAC) Championship.

W&L VOLLEYBALL TO COMPETE IN NCAA TOURNAMENT FOR FIRST TIME
LEXINGTON, Va. -- The Washington and Lee volleyball team will participate in its first-ever NCAA Tournament after defeating Roanoke College, 3-0, in the finals of the ODAC Tournament on Saturday evening.

October 1999

KEVIN MOORE RESIGNS AS BASKETBALL AND GOLF COACH AT W&L
LEXINGTON, Va. -- Kevin Moore, head basketball and golf coach at Washington and Lee University, resigned today to explore other employment opportunities. Jeff Lafave, who served as Moore's assistant last year, will be the interim coach for the 1999 - 2000 basketball season.

September 1999

August 1999

W&L Volleyball Picked to Finish First in ODAC
LEXINGTON, Va. -- The 1999 Washington and Lee volleyball team was recently named the Old Dominion Athletic Conference (ODAC) preseason favorite for the upcoming season. Voting was conducted by the conference's coaches.

ITA Honors 1998-99 Washington and Lee Men's Tennis Team
LEXINGTON, Va. -- The Washington and Lee Men's Tennis Team has recently been named to the 1998-99 Academic All-American Team by the Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA). The squad also had two team members honored as ITA Division III Scholar-Athletes. The individuals receiving the award were Scott Babka (Little Silver, NJ/Christian Brothers), and David Lehman (Belle Mead, NJ/Montgomery).

W&L Women's Swimming Team Named Academic All-Americans
LEXINGTON, Va. -- The Washington and Lee Women's Swimming team was recently honored as an Academic All-American Team by the College Swimming Coaches Association of America (CSCAA). Two W&L swimmers also reaped individual accolades from the CSCAA. Margaret Hoehl (Tullahoma, TN/Tullahoma) was named as an individual Women's Division III Academic All-American. On the men's side, James Browne (Ontario, Canada/Univ. of Toronto) achieved Honorable Mention All-American status.

Former General Tom Keigler to be Inducted to Lacrosse Hall of Fame
LEXINGTON, Va. -- Former Washington and Lee lacrosse standout Tom Keigler is to be inducted into the National Lacrosse Foundation Hall of Fame in Baltimore, Md., on October 29. A 1977 graduate, Keigler will be the fourth General to receive the honor. Ted Bauer was inducted in 1992, Skeet Chadwick was inducted in 1993, and Skip Lichtfuss made an entrance in 1994. All three graduated from W&L in 1974.

KIKI JACOBS MOORE TO BE INDUCTED TO DICKINSON ATHLETIC HALL OF FAME
LEXINGTON, Va. -- Washington and Lee women's swimming coach Kiki Jacobs Moore is slated to be inducted into the Dickinson College Athletic Hall of Fame on Sept. 25.

July 1999

W&L FOOTBALL PICKED TO FINISH SIXTH IN THE ODAC
HAMPDEN-SYDNEY, Va. -- At the annual Old Dominion Athletic Conference football media day held Friday, July 30, on the campus of Hampden-Sydney College, the conference's preseason poll was announced.

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

W&L NAMES HOLLY MARIE ROSE ASSOCIATE ATHLETIC TRAINER
LEXINGTON, Va. -- Washington and Lee Director of Athletics Mike Walsh has announced the hiring of Holly Marie Rose as associate athletic trainer at the University. Rose spent the 1998-99 school year as a graduate assistant trainer with the Generals.

W&L MEN'S LACROSSE LEADS NATION IN SCORING DEFENSE
LEXINGTON, Va. -- The Washington and Lee men's Lacrosse team went 13-2 during the 1999 season, garnering a number of different honors. The Generals will add another as they led the NCAA Division III in scoring defense by allowing an average of just 5.2 goals per game.