Athletics Press Releases

  • Three Generals Selected to NABC Honors Court
    July 18, 2018
    The National Association of Basketball Coaches announced its 2017-18 Honors Court on Tuesday, with Washington and Lee’s program well-represented.
  • W&L's Hall Receives an NCAA Postgraduate Scholarship
    July 18, 2018
    The National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) released its spring 2018 postgraduate scholarship winners and recent Washington and Lee graduate Mary-Frances Hall (State Road, N.C. / Elkin) was among the 58 Division I, II and III student-athletes that were recognized.
  • W&L Volleyball captures AVCA Team Academic Award
    July 16, 2018
    The American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA) announced on Monday that 973 teams have earned the AVCA Team Academic Award for the 2017-18 season, and Washington and Lee was one of the 173 Division III teams honored.
  • Chris Schall Resigns as Fitness Center Director/Strength & Conditioning Coach
    July 12, 2018
    Washington and Lee Director of Athletics Jan Hathorn has announced that Chris Schall has resigned his position of fitness center director and strength and conditioning coach effective July 27.
  • A Trio of Generals Earn WGCA Scholar All-America Honors
    July 06, 2018
    The Women's Golf Coaches Association has announced that Washington and Lee graduates Mary-Frances Hall ‘18 (State Road, N.C. / Elkin) and Dana Droz ‘18 (Lancaster, Pa. / Veritas Academy), and rising sophomore Beth Ann Townsend (Greenville, S.C. / Travelers Rest) have all been named to the All-America Scholar Team.
  • Connelly, Thetford deemed CSCAA Scholar All-Americans
    June 27, 2018
    The College Swimming and Diving Coaches Association of America (CSCAA) announced its 2018 Men’s Scholar All-Americans on Wednesday and Washington and Lee had two swimmers named to the First Team.
  • Six Generals named Scholar All-Americans by CSCAA
    June 27, 2018
    The College Swimming and Diving Coaches Association of America (CSCAA) announced its 2018 Women’s Scholar All-Americans on Wednesday and Washington and Lee had six swimmers named to the First Team.
  • W&L's Peccie Named to the All-Nicklaus Team Presented by Barbasol
    June 22, 2018
    The Golf Coaches Association of America (GCAA) has announced that Washington and Lee sophomore Brian Peccie (Norfolk, Va./Norfolk Academy) is among 24 honorees for the All-Nicklaus Team presented by Barbasol, which recognizes Division I, II, III and NAIA golfers for their outstanding play during the 2017-18 collegiate season.
  • Peccie and Puleo Earn PING All-America Honors
    June 20, 2018
    The Golf Coaches Association of America (GCAA) released its 2018 PING Division III All-America teams on Wednesday and Washington and Lee had two golfers honored.
  • W&L Men's Swimming collects CSCAA Scholar All-America accolade
    June 19, 2018
    The College Swimming and Diving Coaches Association of America (CSCAA) announced its 2018 Division III Men’s Scholar All-America Teams on Tuesday and Washington and Lee was among 174 teams that garnered the accolade.
  • Patrick Garners Google Cloud Third Team Academic All-America Laurel
    June 19, 2018
    The College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) released its 2017-18 Google Cloud Men’s Track and Field and Cross Country Academic All-America Teams on Tuesday, and Washington and Lee junior Hank Patrick (Baton Rouge, La./University Laboratory School) garnered Third Team honors.
  • W&L Women's Swimming secures CSCAA Scholar All-America recognition
    June 19, 2018
    The College Swimming and Diving Coaches Association of America (CSCAA) announced its 2018 Division III Women’s Scholar All-America Teams on Tuesday and Washington and Lee was among 117 schools to be recognized.
  • W&L's Harry Shepherd Named VaSID Player of the Year for Men's Tennis
    June 18, 2018
    The Virginia Sports Information Directors (VaSID) released its 2018 College Division All-State Men’s Tennis Team on Monday and Washington and Lee sophomore Harry Shepherd (Ridgewood, N.J. / St. George's School) was recognized as the Player of the Year.
  • Peccie Selected as VaSID Player of the Year
    June 15, 2018
    The Virginia Sports Information Directors (VaSID) announced its 2018 College Division All-State Men’s Golf teams on Friday, and Washington and Lee sophomore Brian Peccie (Norfolk, Va./Norfolk Academy) was named the Player of the Year to lead the Generals’ honorees.
  • W&L Men's Lacrosse Staff Named IMLCA South Region Staff of the Year
    June 15, 2018
    The Intercollegiate Men’s Lacrosse Coaches Association (IMLCA) released its 2018 Division III Regional Coaching Staff of the Year winners on Thursday, and Washington and Lee earned the honor in the South Region.
  • Witherell Garners VaSID Player of the Year Accolades
    June 13, 2018
    The Virginia Sports Information Directors (VaSID) announced its 2018 College Division All-State Men's Lacrosse team on Wednesday and Washington and Lee claimed five honorees.
  • W&L's Castelo Earns IWLCA Third Team All-America accolades
    June 13, 2018
    The Intercollegiate Women's Lacrosse Coaches Association (IWLCA) released its 2018 Division III All-America teams on Wednesday and Washington and Lee senior attacker Jess Castelo (Red Bank, N.J. / Lawrenceville) was named to the third team.
  • Three Generals Earn Google Cloud Academic All-America Honors
    June 12, 2018
    The College Sports Information Directors Association (CoSIDA) announced its 2018 Google Cloud Academic All-America Division III At-Large Teams on Tuesday, and Washington and Lee had three athletes receive recognition.
  • W&L's Peccie to be Featured in Sports Illustrated's Faces in the Crowd
    June 12, 2018
    Washington and Lee sophomore golfer Brian Peccie (Norfolk, Va. / Norfolk Academy) will be featured in the latest issue of Sports Illustrated which will appear on newsstands this Thursday. Peccie is profiled in the magazine's "Faces in the Crowd" section.
  • Four Generals Earn IMLCA All-South Region Honors
    June 12, 2018
    The Intercollegiate Men's Lacrosse Coaches Association (IMLCA) announced its 2018 Division III All-Region teams on Monday evening and Washington and Lee had several players recognized on the All-South Region squads.
  • W&L's Witherell Named IMLCA South Region Offensive Player of the Year
    June 12, 2018
    The Intercollegiate Men's Lacrosse Coaches Association (IMLCA) announced on Tuesday evening that Washington and Lee junior attackman A.J. Witherell (Wilmington, Del. / Salesianum) has been named the South Region Offensive Player of the Year.
  • W&L Athletics Finishes 13th in the 2017-18 Learfield Director's Cup Standings
    June 11, 2018
    The National Association of Collegiate Directors of Athletics (NACDA) recently released the 2017-18 Learfield Director’s Cup standings and Washington and Lee claimed its highest-ever finish.
  • W&L's Gifford Earns USILA Scholar All-America Laurels
    June 11, 2018
    The United States Intercollegiate Lacrosse Association (USILA) released its 2018 Scholar All-American team on Monday and Washington and Lee senior defenseman Kyle Gifford (Darien, Conn. / Darien) was among the honorees.
  • Four W&L Women's Lacrosse Players Garner All-State Accolades
    June 11, 2018
    The Virginia Sports Information Directors (VaSID) released its 2018 College Division All-State Women’s Lacrosse team on Monday, and four Washington and Lee players garnered accolades.
  • Fleenor claims ITA All-America honors
    June 07, 2018
    The Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) released its Division III women's tennis All-America teams recently and Washington and Lee senior Michelle Fleenor (Chattanooga, Tenn. / Girls Preparatory School) earned All-America honors in singles for the first time in her career.
  • W&L's Beck Receives the ODAC's Jopson Award
    June 05, 2018
    The Old Dominion Athletic Conference announced on Tuesday that Washington and Lee senior men’s soccer player Gillen Beck (Blacksburg, Va. / Blacksburg) is the 2018 recipient of the Harry G. "Doc" Jopson Award as the top male scholar-athlete in the conference.
  • W&L Football Sits 19th in the Street & Smith Preseason Top 25
    May 31, 2018
    Street & Smith Magazine released its 2018 Preseason Division III College Football rankings and Washington and Lee appears in the publication’s Top 25.
  • Hank Patrick Earns Google Cloud Academic All-District Honor
    May 29, 2018
    The College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) released its 2017-18 Google Cloud Men’s Track and Field and Cross Country Academic All-District Teams on Tuesday, and Washington and Lee junior Hank Patrick (Baton Rouge, La./University Laboratory School) was selected to the 10-member District 5 team.
  • Three Generals Named to USILA All-America Teams
    May 25, 2018
    Three members of the Washington and Lee men’s lacrosse team were named to the 2018 USILA/Nike Division III Men's Lacrosse All-America teams that were released by the United States Intercollegiate Lacrosse Association on Friday morning.
  • W&L's Castelo and Garcia Selected to Participate in Senior All-Star Game
    May 25, 2018
    The Intercollegiate Women’s Lacrosse Coaches Association (IWLCA) released the rosters for the 2018 Division III Senior All-Star Game on Friday afternoon and Washington and Lee had two players named to the south squad.
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