Athletics Press Releases

  • W&L Women's Soccer Ranked 20th in NSCAA Top 25
    December 09, 2016
    W&L Women's Soccer Ranked 20th in NSCAA Top 25 The National Soccer Coaches Association of America (NSCAA) released its final postseason rankings on Monday and the Washington and Lee women’s soccer team was picked 20th in the Top 25 poll.
  • W&L Places Four Players on VaSID All-State Men's Soccer Teams
    December 08, 2016
    W&L Places Four Players on VaSID All-State Men's Soccer Teams The Virginia Sports Information Directors announced its 2016 College Division All-State Men’s Soccer Teams on Thursday and Washington and Lee had four players recognized.
  • W&L Men's and Women's Swimming Ranked in CollegeSwimming.com Top 25
    December 07, 2016
    W&L Men's and Women's Swimming Ranked in CollegeSwimming.com Top 25 CollegeSwimming.com released its Division III team rankings on Wednesday and the Washington and Lee men’s and women’s swimming teams are both in the Top 25.
  • LaSala Named State Offensive Lineman of the Year
    December 07, 2016
    LaSala Named State Offensive Lineman of the Year The Touchdown Club of Richmond has released its 2016 football awards and Washington and Lee junior Michael LaSala (Wilton, Conn. / Wilton) was selected as the College Division Offensive Lineman of the Year for the second consecutive year.
  • W&L Names Jay Friedman Assistant Men's Tennis Coach
    December 07, 2016
    W&L Names Jay Friedman Assistant Men's Tennis Coach Washington and Lee Director of Athletics Jan Hathorn has announced the appointment of Jay Friedman as assistant men’s tennis coach.
  • W&L's Engeland, Jessee Earn Women's Soccer VaSID All-State Honors
    December 07, 2016
    W&L's Engeland, Jessee Earn Women's Soccer VaSID All-State Honors The Virginia Sports Information Directors (VaSID) announced its 2016 College Division Women’s Soccer All-State Teams on Wednesday and Washington and Lee had two players recognized.
  • W&L Football Places Three on D3Football.com All-Region Team
    December 06, 2016
    W&L Football Places Three on D3Football.com All-Region Team Three members of the Washington and Lee football team were named to the D3Football.com All-South Region football team, which was announced on Monday evening.
  • W&L's Maggie Waxter Garners NFHCA All-America Accolade
    December 06, 2016
    W&L's Maggie Waxter Garners NFHCA All-America Accolade The National Field Hockey Coaches Association announced its 2016 Longstreth/NFHCA Division III All-America teams on Tuesday, and Washington and Lee senior forward Maggie Waxter (Baltimore, Md./Roland Park Country School) garnered a spot on the third team.
  • Generalssports.com Athlete of the Week Zach Bylykbashi (12-6)
    December 06, 2016
    Generalssports.com Athlete of the Week Zach Bylykbashi (12-6) Sophomore Zach Bylykbashi of the wrestling team won the 133-pound weight class at the ONU Invitational on Saturday to earn Generalssports.com Athlete of the Week honors.
  • Strehler Named ODAC Men's Track Athlete of the Week
    December 05, 2016
    Strehler Named ODAC Men's Track Athlete of the Week The Old Dominion Athletic Conference released its Athletes of the Week for the Week ending December 4, and Washington and Lee senior Mac Strehler (Moseley, Va./Trinity Episcopal School) was named the Men’s Indoor Track Athlete of the Week.
  • Four Generals Named to NSCAA Men's Soccer All-Region Squad
    December 02, 2016
    Four Generals Named to NSCAA Men's Soccer All-Region Squad The National Soccer Coaches Association of America (NSCAA) announced its 2016 NCAA Division III Men’s Soccer All-South Atlantic Region team on Friday and Washington and Lee had four athletes honored.
  • 2016-17 W&L Men's Track and Field Season Preview
    December 02, 2016
    2016-17 W&L Men's Track and Field Season Preview The Washington and Lee men's track and field team opens the 2016-17 season at the Roanoke Invitational on Saturday.
  • Three Generals Named to NSCAA Women's Soccer All-Region Team
    December 02, 2016
    Three Generals Named to NSCAA Women's Soccer All-Region Team The National Soccer Coaches Association of America (NSCAA) announced its 2016 Division III All-South Atlantic Region selections on Friday and the Washington and Lee women’s soccer team had three players recognized.
  • W&L Women's Track and Field 2016-17 Season Preview
    December 02, 2016
    W&L Women's Track and Field 2016-17 Season Preview The Washington and Lee women's track and field team opens the 2016-17 season at the Roanoke Invitational on Saturday.
  • W&L Adds McMillan as Assistant Equestrian Coach
    November 29, 2016
    W&L Adds McMillan as Assistant Equestrian Coach Washington and Lee Director of Athletics Jan Hathorn has announced the appointment of Rose McMillan as the assistant equestrian coach.
  • Generalssports.com Athlete of the Week Emily Hageboeck (11-29)
    November 29, 2016
    Generalssports.com Athlete of the Week Emily Hageboeck (11-29) First-year women's swimmer Emily Hageboeck was named the Generalssports.com Athlete of the Week after breaking three individual W&L records and one relay record at the F&M Invitational.
  • Waxter & Peterson Earn NFHCA All-Region Honors
    November 28, 2016
    Waxter & Peterson Earn NFHCA All-Region Honors The National Field Hockey Coaches Association released its 2016 Longstreth/NFHCA Division III All-Region teams on Monday, and Washington and Lee had two players honored.
  • Eleven Generals Earn All-ODAC Football Honors
    November 22, 2016
    Eleven Generals Earn All-ODAC Football Honors The Old Dominion Athletic Conference announced its 2016 all-conference football team on Tuesday and Washington and Lee had 11 players honored, while junior linebacker Max Garrett (Fairfield, Conn. / Choate Rosemary Hall) was also honored as the ODAC/Virginia Farm Bureau Insurance Scholar-Athlete of the Year.
  • W&L's Hageboeck and Borst Earn ODAC Swimmer of the Week Honors
    November 21, 2016
    W&L's Hageboeck and Borst Earn ODAC Swimmer of the Week Honors The Old Dominion Athletic Conference released its weekly awards on Monday for the week ending November 20, and Washington and Lee first-years Emily Hageboeck (Charleston, W.Va. / George Washington) and William Borst (San Antonio, Texas / Ronald Reagan) were named ODAC Swimmers of the Week.
  • W&L Women's Basketball 2016-17 Season Preview
    November 15, 2016
    W&L Women's Basketball 2016-17 Season Preview The sports information office recently interviewed Christine Clancy, senior Jackie Clifford, and juniors Emma Redding and Emily Perszyk to preview the 2016-17 season.
  • Senior Mackenzie Shand Earns AVCA All-America Honor
    November 15, 2016
    Senior Mackenzie Shand Earns AVCA All-America Honor The American Volleyball Coaches Association released its 2016 AVCA Division III All-America teams on Tuesday, and Washington and Lee senior middle blocker Mackenzie Shand (Saline, Mich./Saline) earned honorable mention accolades for the third straight season.
  • Generalssports.com Athlete of the Week Charlie Nelson (11-15)
    November 15, 2016
    Generalssports.com Athlete of the Week Charlie Nelson (11-15) Senior quarterback Charlie Nelson recorded 245 yard of total offense and registered four touchdowns to lead the W&L football team to a 59-42 win over Shenandoah on Saturday and earn Generalssports.com Athlete of the Week honors.
  • W&L's MacQueen and Thetford Earn ODAC Swimmer of the Week Honors
    November 14, 2016
    W&L's MacQueen and Thetford Earn ODAC Swimmer of the Week Honors Washington and Lee first-year Ali MacQueen (Memphis, Tenn. / St. Mary’s Episcopal School) and junior Tommy Thetford (Birmingham, Ala. / The Altamont) were named the Old Dominion Athletic Conference Swimmers of the Week on Monday for the week ending November 13.
  • W&L's Nelson Named ODAC Offensive Football Player of the Week
    November 14, 2016
    W&L's Nelson Named ODAC Offensive Football Player of the Week Washington and Lee senior quarterback Charlie Nelson (Redding, Conn. / St. Luke's) has been named the Old Dominion Athletic Conference Offensive Football Player of the Week for the week ending November 13.
  • W&L Men's Basketball 2016-17 Season Preview
    November 11, 2016
    W&L Men's Basketball 2016-17 Season Preview The W&L men's basketball begins the 2016-17 season on Tuesday at Ferrum. Recently, head coach Adam Hutchinson, along with senior guard Andy Kleinlein and junior forward Clayton Murtha, previewed the upcoming season.
  • W&L's Ritch and Beck Headline Men's Soccer All-ODAC Honors
    November 10, 2016
    W&L's Ritch and Beck Headline Men's Soccer All-ODAC Honors The Old Dominion Athletic Conference announced its 2016 men’s soccer all-conference teams on Thursday and Washington and Lee sophomore Dylan Ritch (Mint Hill, N.C. / Independence) was named the Player of the Year, while junior goalkeeper Gillen Beck (Blacksburg, Va. / Blacksburg) earned the ODAC/Virginia Farm Bureau Insurance Scholar-Athlete award.
  • Shand & Guignon Garner AVCA All-Region Recognition
    November 10, 2016
    Shand & Guignon Garner AVCA All-Region Recognition The American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA) released its 2016 Division III All-Region teams on Thursday, and senior middle blocker Mackenzie Shand (Saline, Mich./Saline) and sophomore outside hitter Meg Guignon (St. Louis, Mo./Visitation Academy) were both honored.
  • Engeland and Cunningham Headline Women's Soccer All-ODAC Honors
    November 09, 2016
    Engeland and Cunningham Headline Women's Soccer All-ODAC Honors The Old Dominion Athletic Conference released its 2016 women’s soccer all-conference teams on Wednesday, and Washington and Lee had four athletes honored, including the league’s Player of the Year and Coach of the Year.
  • Waxter & Peterson Headline W&L Field Hockey's All-ODAC Award Winners
    November 08, 2016
    Waxter & Peterson Headline W&L Field Hockey's All-ODAC Award Winners The Old Dominion Athletic Conference announced its 2016 Field Hockey All-Conference teams on Tuesday, and Washington and Lee senior forward Maggie Waxter (Baltimore, Md./Roland Park Country School) was named the Player of the Year, while senior midfielder Kendall Peterson (Towson, Md./Notre Dame Prep) garnered the ODAC/Virginia Farm Bureau Insurance Scholar-Athlete award.
  • W&L's Radsky to Participate in the Bill Farrell Memorial International Open
    November 08, 2016
    W&L's Radsky to Participate in the Bill Farrell Memorial International Open Washington and Lee Assistant Wrestling Coach Alex Radsky will be competing in the Bill Farrell Memorial International Open, the first opportunity for wrestlers to qualify to the World Team Trials this summer.
  • Generalssports.com Athlete of the Week Megan Engeland (11-8)
    November 08, 2016
    Generalssports.com Athlete of the Week Megan Engeland (11-8) Sophomore midfielder Megan Engeland scored five goals in the ODAC Tournament to lead the women's soccer team to an ODAC Championship and earning Generalssports.com Athlete of the Week honors.
  • Washington and Lee Football - Shenandoah Game Notes
    November 07, 2016
    Washington and Lee Football - Shenandoah Game Notes Washington and Lee and Shenandoah will be meeting for the fifth time, with the Generals holding a 3-1 edge in the all-time series. W&L has yet to lose to the Hornets at Wilson Field, carrying a 2-0 mark into this week’s match-up.
  • W&L Men's Soccer Faces St. Lawrence in First-Round Action of the NCAA Tournament
    November 07, 2016
    W&L Men's Soccer Faces St. Lawrence in First-Round Action of the NCAA Tournament The National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) announced its 2016 Division III Men’s Soccer Tournament field on Monday afternoon and the 14th-ranked Washington and Lee men’s soccer team will travel to Franklin & Marshall to face St. Lawrence in first-round action on Friday.
  • W&L Women's Soccer Travels to Centre for NCAA Tournament
    November 07, 2016
    W&L Women's Soccer Travels to Centre for NCAA Tournament The National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) announced its 2016 Division III Women’s Soccer Tournament field on Monday and the Washington and Lee women’s soccer team will travel to Centre to face Hardin-Simmons in first-round action on Saturday.
  • Shand Highlights W&L Volleyball's All-ODAC Honorees
    November 05, 2016
    Shand Highlights W&L Volleyball's All-ODAC Honorees The Old Dominion Athletic Conference announced its all-conference awards on Saturday, and the Washington and Lee volleyball team had three players honored.
  • W&L Women's Soccer to Host ODAC Semifinals and Finals
    November 04, 2016
    W&L Women's Soccer to Host ODAC Semifinals and Finals The Washington and Lee women's soccer team has earned the No. 1 seed for the Old Dominion Athletic Conference Tournament and will host a pair of semifinal contests on Saturday and the championship game on Sunday at Watt Field.
  • Seven Generals Earn Academic All-District Football Honors
    November 03, 2016
    Seven Generals Earn Academic All-District Football Honors The College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) released its 2016 Division III Academic All-District Football squad on Thursday afternoon and Washington and Lee had seven players selected to the 25-member District 5 team.
  • W&L Field Hockey 2016 ODAC Championship Preview
    November 03, 2016
    W&L Field Hockey 2016 ODAC Championship Preview The Washington and Lee field hockey team competes in the ODAC Tournament semifinals this Friday against Bridgewater. Recently, head coach Gina Wills, along with senior defender Noelani Schulmeyer, senior midifielder Kendall Peterson and senior forward Maggie Waxter, previewed this weekend's championship.
  • W&L Women's Basketball Selected Third in ODAC Preseason Poll
    November 03, 2016
    W&L Women's Basketball Selected Third in ODAC Preseason Poll The Old Dominion Athletic Conference released its 2016-17 women’s basketball preseason coaches’ poll on Thursday and Washington and Lee was selected to finish third out of 12 schools.
  • Shand & Volk Earn CoSIDA Academic All-District Honors
    November 03, 2016
    Shand & Volk Earn CoSIDA Academic All-District Honors The College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) released its 2016 Academic All-District Volleyball teams on Thursday, and Washington and Lee senior middle blocker Mackenzie Shand (Saline, Mich./Saline) and junior defensive specialist Katie Volk (Lancaster, Calif./Quartz Hill) were selected to the eight-member District 5 team in the Division III category.
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