Athletics Press Releases

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    January 19, 2017
    W&L Men's Lax is 16th in US Lacrosse Magazine Preseason Top 20 US Lacrosse Magazine has released its 2017 Preseason Division III Men’s Lacrosse Top 20 and Washington and Lee appears on the list.
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    January 16, 2017
    Yates and Logue Garner ODAC Athlete of the Week Honors The Old Dominion Athletic Conference released its Athletes of the Week on Monday for the week ending January 15, and Washington and Lee sophomore Samantha Yates (Birmingham, Ala. / St. Paul’s School) was named the Women’s Indoor Track Athlete of the Week, while first-year Sam Logue (Fallston, Md. / Loyola Blakefield) earned the Men’s Swimmer of the Week honor.
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    January 13, 2017
    Coach McCabe and Three Student-Athletes to be Inducted into ODK Washington and Lee athletics will be well represented among the four honorary and 39 student initiates at Washington and Lee University’s annual Founders Day/ODK Convocation on Jan. 19 at 5:00 pm in Lee Chapel.
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    January 12, 2017
    Numerous W&L Students Earn Fall Scholar-Athlete Awards Washington and Lee Director of Athletics Jan Hathorn has announced that a record 242 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 3.50. The prior record for scholar-athletes in the fall or winter term was 224 set during the fall of 2014.
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    January 10, 2017
    Generalssports.com Athlete of the Week Clayton Murtha (1-10) Junior forward Clayton Murtha of the men's basketball team averaged 21.2 points and 10.3 rebounds over the winter break to earn Generalssports.com Athlete of the Week honors.
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    January 09, 2017
    W&L's Rollo Earns ODAC Women's Swimmer of the Week Honors The Old Dominion Athletic Conference released its weekly awards on Monday for the week ending January 8, and Washington and Lee senior Emily Rollo (Haddonfield, N.J. / Haddonfield Memorial) was named the Women’s Swimmer of the Week.
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    January 05, 2017
    W&L Men's Basketball Game at Virginia Wesleyan Moved to Friday Due to the impending snow storm set to hit the east coast of Virginia Friday night through Saturday, the Washington and Lee men’s basketball game at Virginia Wesleyan scheduled for Saturday has been moved to Friday.
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    January 02, 2017
    Murtha Named ODAC Player of the Week The Old Dominion Athletic Conference released its Players of the Week on Monday for the Week ending January 1, and junior forward Clayton Murtha (Dallas, Texas/Highland Park) earned the honor for men’s basketball.
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    December 19, 2016
    W&L's Dyson Earns D3Football.com All-America honors Washington and Lee senior cornerback Will Dyson (Indian Springs, Ala. / Briarwood Christian) was named to the D3football.com All-America team, which was announced prior to the Stagg Bowl on Friday evening.
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    December 19, 2016
    Five Generals Earn VaSID All-State Football Accolades The Virginia Sports Information Directors (VaSID) released its 2016 College Division All-State Football Team on Monday and Washington and Lee had several individuals honored.
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    December 19, 2016
    W&L's Perszyk Earns Women's Basketball ODAC Player of the Week Honors The Old Dominion Athletic Conference released its weekly awards on Monday for the week ending December 18, and Washington and Lee junior guard Emily Perszyk (Greendale, Wis. / Greendale) was named the Women’s Basketball Player of the Week.
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    December 16, 2016
    W&L's McCabe Named Vice-President of the USILA The United States Intercollegiate Lacrosse Association (USILA) announced on Thursday evening that it recently named Washington and Lee Head Coach Gene McCabe to serve as the organization’s vice-president.
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    December 14, 2016
    Sarah Aschenbach '95 Selected to US Lacrosse Potomac Chapter Hall of Fame US Lacrosse has announced that former Washington and Lee women’s lacrosse player Sarah Aschenbach ’95 has been selected to the 2017 class of the Potomac Chapter Lacrosse Hall of Fame.
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    December 13, 2016
    W&L's Waxter Named VaSID Co-Player of the Year The Virginia Sports Information Directors (VaSID) has announced its 2016 All-State Field Hockey Team and Washington and Lee senior forward Maggie Waxter (Baltimore, Md. / Roland Park Country School) was named the Co-Player of the Year.
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    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.
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    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.
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    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.
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    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.
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    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.
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    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.
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    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.
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    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.
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    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.
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    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.
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    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.
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    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.
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    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.
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    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.
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    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.
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    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.
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    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.
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    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.
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    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.
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    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.
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    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.
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    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.
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    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.
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    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.
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    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.
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    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.
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