Athletics Press Releases

  • W&L's Will Hamryka Earns United Soccer Coaches Scholar All-America Accolade
    December 08, 2017
    The United Soccer Coaches announced its 2017 Division III College Men’s Soccer Scholar All-America Team on Friday, and Washington and Lee junior midfielder Will Hamryka (Dawsonville, Ga. / Greater Atlanta Christian School) earned a spot on the second team.
  • Four Generals Earn United Soccer Coaches Scholar All-Region Honors
    December 08, 2017
    The United Soccer Coaches announced its 2017 NCAA Division III Men’s Scholar All-South Region teams on Friday and Washington and Lee had four athletes honored.
  • Four Generals Earn D3Football.com All-South Region Honors
    December 06, 2017
    Four members of the Washington and Lee football team were named to the D3Football.com, All-South Region squad, which was announced on Tuesday evening.
  • W&L's Haley Tucker Receives NFHCA All-America Accolade
    December 06, 2017
    The National Field Hockey Coaches Association released its 2017 Longstreth/NFHCA Division III All-America teams on Wednesday, and Washington and Lee junior forward Haley Tucker (Manakin-Sabot, Va./St. Catherine's School) earned a spot on the third team.
  • Breece Tabbed a Finalist For Lanier Award; Garrett Named Linebacker of the Year
    December 05, 2017
    Washington and Lee first-year running back Josh Breece (Lorton, Va. / Stone Bridge) has been named a finalist for the Lanier Award, while senior linebacker Max Garrett (Fairfield, Conn. / Choate Rosemary Hall) will receive the Linebacker of the Year Award at the Dudley & Lanier Award Banquet hosted by the Touchdown Club of Richmond on Sunday, December 10 at the Hilton Richmond Hotel.
  • Beck Named to Men's Soccer Academic All-America Team
    December 05, 2017
    The College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) released its 2017 Division III Academic All-America men’s soccer teams on Tuesday afternoon, and Washington and Lee senior goalkeeper Gillen Beck (Blacksburg, Va. / Blacksburg) was named to the second team.
  • Generalssports.com Athlete of the Week Emily Hageboeck (12-5)
    December 05, 2017
    Sophomore women's swimmer Emily Hageboeck won three individual events and was a part of three winning relays this past weekend to earn Generalssports.com Athlete of the Week honors.
  • W&L's Hageboeck Earns ODAC Swimmer of the Week Honors
    December 04, 2017
    The Old Dominion Athletic Conference announced that Washington and Lee sophomore Emily Hageboeck (Charleston, W. Va. / George Washington) garnered Women’s Swimmer of the Week honors for the week ending December 3.
  • W&L's Gene McCabe to be Named President of the USILA
    December 01, 2017
    The United States Intercollegiate Lacrosse Association (USILA) has announced that Washington and Lee Head Coach Gene McCabe will be appointed as president of the organization at the annual Intercollegiate Men’s Lacrosse Coaches Association (IMLCA) convention in Baltimore.
  • W&L Men's Basketball to Host Jimmy V Foundation Game
    November 30, 2017
    The Washington and Lee men’s basketball team will be holding a fundraiser for the Jimmy V Foundation this Saturday during the Generals’ game against Ferrum.
  • W&L Men's Track and Field 2017-18 Season Preview
    November 30, 2017
    The Washington and Lee men's track and field team begins the 2017-18 season this weekend at the Roanoke Bast-Cregger Invitational
  • 2017-18 W&L Women's Track & Field Season Preview
    November 30, 2017
    The Washington and Lee women's track and field team opens the 2017-18 season this weekend at the Roanoke Bast-Cregger Invitational.
  • Two Generals Earn Field Hockey All-Region Honors
    November 29, 2017
    The National Field Hockey Coaches Association announced its 2017 Longstreth/NFHCA Division III All-Region teams on Wednesday, and Washington and Lee had two players receive recognition.
  • Hamryka and Dolberg Garner Men's Soccer All-Region Honors
    November 29, 2017
    The United Soccer Coaches announced its 2017 NCAA Division III Men’s Soccer All-South Atlantic Region team on Wednesday and Washington and Lee had two athletes honored.
  • W&L Men's Soccer Staff Earns South Atlantic Regional Staff of the Year
    November 28, 2017
    The United Soccer Coaches announced its Regional Staff of the Year winners for Division III on Tuesday, and the Washington and Lee men’s soccer coaching staff was named the South Atlantic Regional Staff of the Year.
  • The Generalssports.com Athlete of the Week Emily Perszyk (11-28)
    November 28, 2017
    Senior guard Emily Perszyk of the women's basketball team scored her 1,000th career point to earn Generalssports.com Athlete of the Week honors.
  • Kearns Named ODAC Men's Basketball Player of the Week
    November 27, 2017
    The Old Dominion Athletic Conference released its Athletes of the Week on Monday for the week ending November 26, and Washington and Lee junior guard Devin Kearns (Cibolo, Texas/Samuel Clemens) was honored as the men’s basketball player of the week.
  • W&L Names Mike Palacio, Jr., as Assistant Men's Tennis Coach
    November 27, 2017
    Washington and Lee Director of Athletics Jan Hathorn has announced the appointment of Mike Palacio, Jr., as assistant men’s tennis coach effective December 1.
  • W&L Football Earns 12 All-ODAC Citations; Nearly Sweeps Major Awards
    November 21, 2017
    The Old Dominion Athletic Conference announced its 2017 all-conference football team on Tuesday and Washington and Lee claimed four of the five major awards in voting conducted by the league’s coaches.
  • W&L's Hageboeck and Lynch Garner Swimmer of the Week Honors
    November 20, 2017
    Sophomore Emily Hageboeck (Charleston, W.Va. / George Washington) and first-year Danny Lynch (Richmond, Va. / Trinity Episcopal School) were named the Old Dominion Athletic Conference Swimmers of the Week on Monday for the week ending November 19.
  • Three Generals Named to Academic All-District Football Team
    November 16, 2017
    The College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) released its 2017 Division III Academic All-District Football squad on Thursday afternoon and Washington and Lee had three players selected to the 28-member District 5 team.
  • W&L Football Wins the ODAC Play of the Week
    November 16, 2017
    The Old Dominion Athletic Conference has announced that Washington and Lee has won the Football Play of the Week for the week ending November 12.
  • W&L Men's Cross Country's Marx and Spalding Honored by ODAC
    November 16, 2017
    The Old Dominion Athletic Conference released its special awards for men’s cross country on Thursday, and Washington and Lee first-year Freddie Marx (Greensboro, N.C./Walter Hines Page) was named the Rookie of the Year, and Head Coach Brandon Spalding earned the Coach of the Year award.
  • Volk Receives CoSIDA Academic All-District Honor
    November 16, 2017
    The College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) released its 2017 Academic All-District Volleyball teams on Thursday, and Washington and Lee senior defensive specialist Katie Volk (Lancaster, Calif./Quartz Hill) was selected to the eight-member District 5 team in the Division III category.
  • Dager Named ODAC Women's Cross Country Coach of the Year
    November 16, 2017
    The Old Dominion Athletic Conference released its special awards for women’s cross country on Thursday, and Washington and Lee Head Coach Michael Dager was named the Coach of the Year
  • W&L Mourns the Passing of Soccer Great Bill Boyle '57
    November 15, 2017
    Washington and Lee University has learned that Athletics Hall of Famer Bill Boyle ’57 passed away on September 14, 2017 in Hamilton, Bermuda. Boyle was 83 years old.
  • W&L 2017-18 Men's Basketball Season Preview
    November 14, 2017
    The Washington and Lee men's basketball team opens the 2017-18 season on Saturday at 7:00 pm. Head Coach Chris McHugh, along with senior forward Clayton Murtha and junior guard Alex Starr, recently previewed the upcoming season.
  • W&L Men's Soccer Travels to North Park for NCAA Regionals
    November 14, 2017
    The National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) announced the regional sites for the Sweet 16 and quarterfinals of the NCAA Division III Men’s Soccer Championship and Washington and Lee will travel to fifth-ranked North Park University in Chicago, Ill.
  • W&L 2017-18 Women's Basketball Season Preview
    November 14, 2017
    The Washington and Lee women's basketball team opens up the 2017-18 season at Mary Washington on Wednesday at 6:00 pm. Head Coach Christine Clancy, along with senior captains Emily Perszyk, Emma Redding and Andrea Ferrero, recently previewed the upcoming season.
  • Meg Guignon Garners AVCA All-America Honor
    November 14, 2017
    The American Volleyball Coaches Association released its 2017 AVCA Division III All-America teams on Tuesday, and Washington and Lee junior outside hitter Meg Guignon (St. Louis, Mo./Visitation Academy) garnered honorable mention accolades for the first time in her career.
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