Yates and Logue Garner ODAC Athlete of the Week HonorsThe 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.
Numerous W&L Students Earn Fall Scholar-Athlete AwardsWashington 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.
W&L's Rollo Earns ODAC Women's Swimmer of the Week HonorsThe 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.
Murtha Named ODAC Player of the WeekThe 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.
W&L's Dyson Earns D3Football.com All-America honorsWashington 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.
W&L's McCabe Named Vice-President of the USILAThe 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.
W&L's Waxter Named VaSID Co-Player of the YearThe 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.
W&L Women's Soccer Ranked 20th in NSCAA Top 25The 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.
LaSala Named State Offensive Lineman of the YearThe 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's Maggie Waxter Garners NFHCA All-America AccoladeThe 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.
Strehler Named ODAC Men's Track Athlete of the WeekThe 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.
Eleven Generals Earn All-ODAC Football HonorsThe 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 HonorsThe 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.
Senior Mackenzie Shand Earns AVCA All-America HonorThe 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.
W&L's MacQueen and Thetford Earn ODAC Swimmer of the Week HonorsWashington 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 Men's Basketball 2016-17 Season PreviewThe 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 HonorsThe 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.