Athletics Press Releases

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    February 19, 2017
    W&L Men's & Women's Basketball Teams Host ODAC Tournament Games The Washington and Lee men’s and women’s basketball teams will host ODAC Tournament First Round games this week.
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    February 17, 2017
    24 Holds "Be the Match" Registration Drive On Saturday, February 4, the Washington and Lee University student organization 24 held a “Be The Match” bone marrow registration drive in the Warner Center and had over 87 people register during the event.
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    February 17, 2017
    2017 W&L Women's Tennis Season Preview W&L women's tennis Head Coach Erin Ness, senior captain Brooke Donnelly and sophomore Tessa Hill recently discussed the upcoming season in the 2017 season preview video.
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    February 16, 2017
    2017 W&L Women's Lacrosse Season Preview W&L women's lacrosse head coach Brooke Diamond O'Brien and senior captains Maggie Waxter, Hayley Soutter, Parker Hamill and Olivia Sisson recently discussed the upcoming campaign in the 2017 season preview video.
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    February 14, 2017
    Generalssports.com Athlete of the Week Emily Rollo (2-14) Senior women's swimmer Emily Rollo is the Generalssports.com Athlete of the Week, after winning three individual events and two relays at the ODAC Championship this weekend.
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    February 13, 2017
    2017 Virginia Lacrosse the Nations Cup The W&L-CNU men's lacrosse game on Wednesday, February 15 will be the first annual Virginia Lacrosse the Nation's Cup. Both team's coaches sit on the Lacrosse the Nations Board of Directors and the teams will play for a trophy that will reside with the winning team each each. This video explains more about Lacrosse the Nations and the 2017 Virginia LTN Cup.
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    February 09, 2017
    Kleinlein Earns CoSIDA Academic All-District Accolade The College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) released its 2016-17 Academic All-District Men’s Basketball team on Thursday, and Washington and Lee senior guard Andy Kleinlein (Chesterfield, Mo./Chaminade College Prep) was selected to the six-member District 5 team. This is the second time he has earned this honor.
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    February 09, 2017
    W&L Men's Cross Country Receives USTFCCCA All-Academic Honors The United States Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) announced its All-Academic Team and individual All-Academic award winners on Thursday, and the Washington and Lee men were recognized as a team and had four individuals honored.
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    February 09, 2017
    W&L's Perszyk Selected for Academic All-District Honors The College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) released its 2016-17 Division III Academic All-District women’s basketball team on Thursday afternoon, and Washington and Lee junior guard Emily Perszyk (Greendale, Wis. / Greendale) was named to the seven-member District 5 team.
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    February 09, 2017
    W&L Women's Lacrosse Picked to Finish First in ODAC Preseason Poll The Old Dominion Athletic Conference released its 2017 women’s lacrosse preseason poll on Thursday and Washington and Lee was picked to finish first in the league out of 10 teams.
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    February 09, 2017
    W&L Women's Cross Country Garners USTFCCCA All-Academic Laurels The United States Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) announced is All-Academic Teams and individual All-Academic honorees on Thursday and the Washington and Lee women received the team award and had four athletes recognized.
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    February 08, 2017
    W&L Baseball 2017 Season Preview Head Coach Lucas Jones, along with seniors Tom Concklin, Cory Paton and Jonny Swenson, recently previewed the upcoming baseball season.
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    February 08, 2017
    W&L Men's Lax Picked Second in the ODAC Preseason Coaches Poll The Old Dominion Athletic Conference released its 2017 men's lacrosse preseason coaches poll on Wednesday morning and Washington and Lee was picked to finish second out of the league's 10 lacrosse playing schools.
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    February 07, 2017
    Generalssports.com Athlete of the Week Matt Kaminer (2-7) Junior wrestler Matt Kaminer earned Generalssports.com Athlete of the Week honors after going 3-0 this past weekend.
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    February 06, 2017
    Lizzy Stanton Named ODAC Women's Field Athlete of the Week The Old Dominion Athletic Conference released its Athletes of the Week on Monday for the week ending February 5, and Washington and Lee senior Lizzy Stanton (Papillion, Neb./Papillion-LaVista South) was named the Women's Field Athlete of the Week.
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    February 03, 2017
    W&L Men's Tennis Tops ODAC Preseason Coaches Poll The Old Dominion Athletic Conference released its 2017 men's tennis preseason coaches poll on Friday morning and Washington and Lee was picked to finish first out of the league's 11 tennis playing schools.
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    February 03, 2017
    W&L Women's Tennis Picked First in ODAC Preseason Poll The Old Dominion Athletic Conference released its 2016 Women’s Tennis Preseason Poll on Friday and Washington and Lee was chosen to finish first in the league out of 12 teams.
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    February 02, 2017
    W&L Baseball Picked Third in ODAC Preseason Poll The Old Dominion Athletic Conference released its 2017 baseball preseason coaches’ poll on Thursday, and Washington and Lee was picked to finish third out of 11 teams with 80 points and three first-place votes.
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    February 01, 2017
    W&L Athletics Celebrates National Girls & Women in Sports Day Washington and Lee University joins organizations nation-wide in celebrating the 31st annual National Girls & Women in Sports Day, which begins today and has a theme of expanding opportunity.
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    January 31, 2017
    Generalssports.com Athlete of the Week Maggie Seybold (1-31) Sophomore Maggie Seybold broke the W&L indoor 800m record on Saturday to earn Generalssports.com Athlete of the Week honors.
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    January 25, 2017
    W&L Men's and Women's Swimming Recognized by CSCAA The College Swimming Coaches Association of America (CSCAA) announced its Scholar All-America teams on Wednesday for the 2016 fall semester and both Washington and Lee swimming squads were recognized.
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    January 24, 2017
    W&L Men's Lax Ranked 20th in USILA/NIKE Preseason Coaches Poll The Washington and Lee men’s lacrosse team received its second preseason national ranking in a week when it was tabbed to the USILA/Nike Division III Coaches Poll which was announced on Monday.
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    January 24, 2017
    Generalssports.com Athlete of the Week Taylor Casey (1-24) The Generalssports.com Athlete of the Week is first-year Tayor Casey of the women's basketball team. She made a team-record eight triples on Saturday in a win at Bridgewater.
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    January 23, 2017
    W&L's MacQueen and Schammel Earn ODAC Swimmers of the Week Honors The Old Dominion Athletic Conference released its weekly awards on Monday for the week ending January 22, and Washington and Lee first-year Ali MacQueen (Memphis, Tenn. / St. Mary’s Episcopal School) and junior Noah Schammel (Greenville, S.C. / St. Joseph’s) were named ODAC Swimmers of the Week.
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    January 22, 2017
    W&L Track and Field Video Recap - Liberty Kickoff (Jan. 21, 2017) The W&L track and field teams competed at the Liberty Kickoff meet on Saturday, and sophomore Maggie Seybold and senior Jake Roberts talked about how the two teams performed.
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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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