Athletics Press Releases

  • Generalssports.com Athlete of the Week Laurie Jones (9-18)
    September 18, 2018
    Sophomore women's golfer Laurie Jones finished sixth at the MCC Intercollegiate this weekend to earn Generalssports.com Athlete of the Week honors.
  • W&L's Jones Named ODAC Women's Golfer of the Week
    September 17, 2018
    The Old Dominion Athletic Conference has announced that sophomore Laurie Jones (Atlanta, Ga. / Blessed Trinity) has been named the ODAC Women's Golfer of the Week for the week ending September 16.
  • W&L Names Dani Ellis Assistant Women's Lacrosse Coach
    September 17, 2018
    Washington and Lee Director of Athletics Jan Hathorn has announced the appointment of Dani Ellis as assistant women’s lacrosse coach effective September 17.
  • W&L Women's Cross Country Announces Schedule Changes
    September 13, 2018
    The Washington and Lee women’s cross country team has announced schedule changes for the upcoming weeks. The Generals will no longer compete at the Virginia Tech Alumni Invitational this Friday, and have added the Mary Washington Invitational on October 6 to their schedule.
  • W&L Men's Soccer game vs. Sewanee canceled
    September 12, 2018
    The Washington and Lee men’s soccer game, originally scheduled for Saturday against Sewanee, has been canceled due to the threat of severe weather from Hurricane Florence.
  • W&L Women's Soccer game vs. Pfeiffer canceled
    September 11, 2018
    The Washington and Lee women’s soccer home game scheduled for Saturday against Pfeiffer has been canceled due to the threat of severe weather from Hurricane Florence.
  • Generalssports.com Athlete of the Week Emily Roche' (9-11)
    September 11, 2018
    Junior women's soccer player Emily Roche' totaled a goal and an assist this past weekend, including the game winning tally off a corner kick on Sunday against Salisbury, to earn Generalssports.com Athlete of the Week accolades.
  • W&L Volleyball's Matches this Weekend at Averett Canceled
    September 11, 2018
    The tournament the Washington and Lee volleyball team was scheduled to play at this weekend, the Averett University Invitational, has been canceled due to the threat of severe weather from Hurricane Florence.
  • Washington and Lee Football - Maryville Game Notes
    September 10, 2018
    Washington and Lee and Maryville will be meeting for the 15th time, with the series tied at 7-7. The two teams have not met since the 1990 season, when the Scots took a 21-7 win in Maryville, Tenn. The Generals are 4-3 all-time against the Scots at home.
  • Dolwick Garners ODAC Men's Cross Country Runner of the Week Honor
    September 10, 2018
    The Old Dominion Athletic Conference announced its Athletes of the Week on Monday for the week ending September 9, and Washington and Lee senior Alex Dolwick (Apex, N.C./GRACE Christian School) earned the Men’s Cross Country Runner of the Week honor.
  • Volleyball & Basketball Home Contests to be Played in Duchossois Tennis Center
    September 06, 2018
    The Washington and Lee volleyball team plays its first home matches of the 2018 season this Friday and Saturday. Due to the restoration of Doremus Gymnasium and the reconstruction of the former Warner Center into the Richard L. Duchossois Athletic and Recreation Center, the volleyball team, as well as the men’s and women’s basketball teams, will host all of their home contests for two seasons at the Duchossois Tennis Center.
  • W&L Hires Hayli Yetter as Director of the Fitness Center and Head Coach of Strength and Conditioning
    September 06, 2018
    Washington and Lee Director of Athletics Jan Hathorn has announced the hiring of Hayli Yetter as director of the fitness center and head coach of strength and conditioning. She will also serve as assistant professor of physical education. Yetter began her new appointment on September 4.
  • W&L Names Paul Ellis Assistant Men's and Women's Swimming Coach and Aquatics Coordinator
    September 06, 2018
    Washington and Lee Director of Athletics Jan Hathorn has announced the appointment of Paul Ellis as men’s and women’s assistant swimming coach and aquatics coordinator. He will also serve as assistant professor of physical education. Ellis began his appointment on August 29.
  • Yates & Yavalar Earn ODAC Athlete of the Week Honors
    September 04, 2018
    The Old Dominion Athletic Conference released its Athletes of the Week on Tuesday for the week ending September 2, and Washington and Lee senior Samantha Yates (Birmingham, Ala./St. Paul's School) was named the Women’s Cross Country Runner of the Week, while senior goalkeeper Ariyel Yavalar (Baltimore, Md./Garrison Forest School) garnered the Field Hockey Athlete of the Week accolade.
  • Generalssports.com Athlete of the Week Will Corry (9-4)
    September 04, 2018
    Junior linebacker Will Corry totaled six tackles, a sack and a forced fumble on Saturday to help lead the W&L football team to a 16-10 overtime victory at Dickinson on Saturday and earn Generalssports.com Athlete of the Week accolades.
  • W&L's Breece Named ODAC Offensive Football Player of the Week
    September 03, 2018
    The Old Dominion Athletic Conference announced that sophomore running back Josh Breece (Lorton, Va. / Stone Bridge) has been named the ODAC Offensive Football Player of the Week for the week ending September 2.
  • Washington and Lee Football - Sewanee Game Notes
    September 03, 2018
    W&L and Sewanee will be meeting for the 67th time, with the Generals holding a 43-23 advantage in the all-time series that began during the 1892 season.
  • W&L Women's Soccer season preview
    August 29, 2018
    Head Coach Neil Cunningham is joined by senior midfielder/forward Megan Engeland, senior midfielder Sydney Abrisz and senior forward Caroline Peters to preview the upcoming 2018 season.
  • 2018 W&L Volleyball Season Preview
    August 29, 2018
    The Washington and Lee volleyball team opens the 2018 season on Friday at the Otterbein/Capital Fall Classic. Recently, head coach Bryan Snyder, along with senior outside hitter Elly Cosgrove and junior outside hitters Ashleigh Meade and Allie Case, previewed the upcoming year.
  • 2018 W&L Women's Cross Country Season Preview
    August 29, 2018
    The Washington and Lee women's cross country team opens the 2018 season on Friday at the Hokie Invite. Recently, head coach Mike Dager, along with senior Maggie Seybold, junior Ellie Bradach and sophomore Didi Pace, previewed the upcoming year.
  • W&L Field Hockey Ranked 20th in NFHCA Preseason Poll
    August 28, 2018
    The National Field Hockey Coaches Association released the Monto/NFHCA Division III Preseason National Coaches Poll on Tuesday, and Washington and Lee is ranked 20th with 175 points. This marks the first national ranking in the history of the program.
  • 2018 W&L Field Hockey Season Preview
    August 28, 2018
    The 20th-ranked Washington and Lee field hockey team opens the 2018 season on Friday at Johns Hopkins at 7:00 pm. Recently, head coach Gina Wills, along with senior forwards Haley Tucker and Annalise Thole and senior goalkeeper Ariyel Yavalar, previewed the upcoming season.
  • 2018 W&L Men's Cross Country Season Preview
    August 28, 2018
    The Washington and Lee men's cross country team opens the 2018 season on Friday at the Hokie Invite. View their preview here. Recently, head coach Brandon Spalding, along with junior Austin Kinne, and sophomores Freddie Marx and Christian Hanna, previewed the upcoming season.
  • Washington and Lee Football - Dickinson Game Notes
    August 27, 2018
    Washington and Lee and Dickinson will be meeting for the fourth time, with the Generals holding a 3-0 advantage in the all-time series that began during the 1959 season. The two teams have not met since September 8, 1984 when W&L claimed a 36 -7 win.
  • 2018 W&L Men's Soccer season preview
    August 27, 2018
    Head Coach Michael Singleton is joined by senior defender Jack Miller, senior midfielder Viktor Dolberg, senior defender/midfielder Will Rowson and junior defender Oliver Dolberg to preview the upcoming 2018 season.
  • 2018 W&L Football Season Preview
    August 24, 2018
    Head Coach Garrett LeRose and Senior Captains Nate Faber and Collin Sherman discuss the preseason and prospects for the 2018 football season.
  • Zac White ’10 Wins Two Titles in Australian Professional Leagues
    August 24, 2018
    Former Washington and Lee men’s basketball standout Zac White ’10 recently was a member of two Australian professional teams that won their league championships.
  • W&L Men's Golf Ranked Fifth in the Preseason GCAA DIII Poll
    August 24, 2018
    The Golf Coaches Association of America (GCAA) released the 2018-19 Preseason Division III Bushnell Golfweek Men's Golf Coaches Poll and Washington and Lee will open the season ranked fifth.
  • W&L Men's Soccer places second in ODAC preseason poll
    August 22, 2018
    The Old Dominion Athletic Conference released its 2018 men’s soccer preseason coaches’ poll on Wednesday and Washington and Lee came in second, claiming 128 points and three first-place votes.
  • W&L Women's Soccer takes third in 2018 ODAC Coaches' Poll
    August 21, 2018
    The Old Dominion Athletic Conference released its 2018 women’s soccer preseason coaches’ poll on Tuesday and Washington and Lee totaled 140 points, good for third place in the poll.
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