2014 Washington and Lee Football News Releases

  • W&L Claims the 2015 ODAC Overall Sports Champion Cup
    May 13, 2015
    W&L Claims the 2015 ODAC Overall Sports Champion Cup For the 13th-consecutive year, Washington and Lee University has claimed the Dan Wooldridge Overall Sports Champion Cup, as announced by the Old Dominion Athletic Conference on Wednesday. The Generals also claimed Women’s Commissioner’s Cup on their way to the overall title for the 2014-15 school year.
  • W&L Announces 2015 Athletic Department Awards
    May 12, 2015
    W&L Announces 2015 Athletic Department Awards The Washington and Lee Department of Athletics held its annual athletics award ceremony at Lee Chapel on Tuesday evening. The event, made possible by the generosity of the Brookby Family, honors student-athletes and administrators who have made the 2014-15 school year a tremendous success.
  • Numerous W&L Students Earn Winter Scholar-Athlete Awards
    April 23, 2015
    Numerous W&L Students Earn Winter Scholar-Athlete Awards Washington and Lee Director of Athletics Jan Hathorn has announced that 216 students earned Scholar-Athlete awards during the recently completed winter term. The students are all members of W&L athletic teams and achieved a grade-point average (GPA) of at least 3.500.
  • W&L Announces 2015 Athletics Hall of Fame Class
    March 10, 2015
    W&L Announces 2015 Athletics Hall of Fame Class Washington and Lee University has announced the 28th class to be inducted into its Athletic Hall of Fame in a ceremony the weekend of September 11-12, 2015.
  • Five Student-Athletes to be Inducted into ODK
    January 15, 2015
    Five Student-Athletes to be Inducted into ODK Several student-athletes will be among those inducted into Omicron Delta Kappa at Washington and Lee University's Founders Day-Omicron Delta Kappa Convocation on Jan. 19 at 5:00 pm at the Wilson Concert Hall in the Lenfest Center for the Arts.
  • Numerous W&L Students Earn Fall Scholar-Athlete Awards
    January 13, 2015
    Numerous W&L Students Earn Fall Scholar-Athlete Awards Washington and Lee Director of Athletics Jan Hathorn has announced that a record 224 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 total contains 34 more athletes than any previous fall term and is 14 more than in any previous winter term.
  • Seven Generals Earn ODAC Sportsmanship Team Laurels
    January 08, 2015
    Seven Generals Earn ODAC Sportsmanship Team Laurels The Old Dominion Athletic Conference announced its fall sportsmanship teams for the 2014-15 school year on Thursday afternoon.
  • W&L's Fleet Named to a Pair of All-State Football Teams
    January 05, 2015
    W&L's Fleet Named to a Pair of All-State Football Teams Washington and Lee senior offensive lineman Micah Fleet (Cordova, Tenn. / Christian Brothers) was recently named to a pair of All-State football teams.
  • W&L's Micah Fleet Named Second Team All-South Region
    December 08, 2014
    W&L's Micah Fleet Named Second Team All-South Region The D3Football.com All-South Region teams were announced on Monday afternoon and Washington and Lee senior offensive lineman Micah Fleet (Cordova, Tenn./Christian Brothers) was among those honored.
  • Seven Generals Earn All-ODAC Honors in Football
    November 25, 2014
    Seven Generals Earn All-ODAC Honors in Football The Old Dominion Athletic Conference released its 2014 all-conference football team on Tuesday and Washington and Lee had seven players honored.
  • W&L Wins Final ODAC Football Play of the Week
    November 20, 2014
    W&L Wins Final ODAC Football Play of the Week The Old Dominion Athletic Conference has announced that Washington and Lee has won its final Football Play of the Week for the 2014 season.
  • Generalssports.com Athlete of the Week Jimmy Dugan (11-18)
    November 18, 2014
    Generalssports.com Athlete of the Week Jimmy Dugan (11-18) Sophomore running back Jimmy Dugan rushed for 143 yards on six carries to help lead the W&L football team to a victory over Shenandoah on Saturday, and earnhim Generalssports.com Athlete of the Week honors.
  • W&L's Shields Named ODAC Football Player of the Week
    November 17, 2014
    W&L's Shields Named ODAC Football Player of the Week Washington and Lee first-year safety Michael Shields (Charlotte, N.C. / Charlotte Country Day) has been named the Old Dominion Athletic Conference Defensive Football Player of the Week for the week ending November 16.
  • W&L Football Rides Strong Finish to 40-23 Win Over Shenandoah
    November 15, 2014
    W&L Football Rides Strong Finish to 40-23 Win Over Shenandoah Washington and Lee erupted for 26 points in the fourth quarter to take a 40-23 win over Shenandoah in ODAC football action on Saturday afternoon at Wilson Field.
  • Washington and Lee Football - Shenandoah Game Notes
    November 10, 2014
    Washington and Lee Football - Shenandoah Game Notes Washington and Lee and Shenandoah will be meeting for the third time, with the all-time series knotted at one game apiece. The Hornets claimed a 21-14 overtime win last season in Winchester.
  • Catholic Football Outlasts W&L, 40-36
    November 08, 2014
    Catholic Football Outlasts W&L, 40-36 Catholic University scored with 25 seconds remaining to claim a 40-36 victory over Washington and Lee in ODAC football action on Saturday afternoon at Cardinal Stadium.
  • Four Generals Named CoSIDA/Capital One Academic All-District
    November 06, 2014
    Four Generals Named CoSIDA/Capital One Academic All-District The College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) released its 2014 Capital One Division III Academic All-District Football squad on Thursday afternoon and Washington and Lee had four players selected to the 26-member District 5 team.
  • Washington and Lee Football - Catholic Game Notes
    November 03, 2014
    Washington and Lee Football - Catholic Game Notes Washington and Lee and Catholic will be meeting for the 19th time, with the Generals holding a 15-3 advantage in the all-time series that began during the 1981 season. W&L has won each of the last five contests, including a 14-10 win last season in Lexington. The Cardinals’ last win was a 48-29 win in the Nation’s Capital during the 2008 season.
  • W&L Football Succumbs to Emory & Henry Wasps, 36-9
    November 01, 2014
    W&L Football Succumbs to Emory & Henry Wasps, 36-9 Emory & Henry gained 568 yards of total offense in posting a 36-9 victory over Washington and Lee in ODAC football action on Saturday afternoon at Wilson Field.
  • Washington and Lee Football - Emory & Henry Game Notes
    October 27, 2014
    Washington and Lee Football - Emory & Henry Game Notes Washington and Lee and Emory & Henry will be meeting for the 44th time, with the Wasps holding a 28-15 advantage in the all-time series that began during the 1921 season. W&L has won each of the last four contests and nine out of the last 12 meetings. Prior to beginning that streak in 2002, W&L had lost 19 in a row to the Wasps starting in 1983.
  • Bridgewater Stops W&L Football, 24-13
    October 25, 2014
    Bridgewater Stops W&L Football, 24-13 Senior running back Jacob Wright carried 27 times for 192 yards and two touchdowns to lead Bridgewater to a 24-13 victory over Washington and Lee in ODAC football action on Saturday afternoon at Jopson Field.
  • Carrick and Holloway Named ODAC Players of the Week
    October 20, 2014
    Carrick and Holloway Named ODAC Players of the Week The Old Dominion Athletic Conference (ODAC) has announced that sophomore football player John Carrick (Charlotte, N.C. / Providence Day) and first-year women’s golfer Caroline Holloway (Gainesville, Fla. / Oak Hall) have both been recognized as the Player of the Week in their respective sports for the week ending October 19.
  • Washington and Lee Football - Bridgewater Game Notes
    October 20, 2014
    Washington and Lee Football - Bridgewater Game Notes Washington and Lee and Bridgewater will be meeting for the 45th time, with the Generals holding a 26-18 advantage in the all-time series that began during the 1964 season. W&L has won three of the last four between the two teams, including a 42-13 win last season at Wilson Field. W&L has struggled against the Eagles at Jopson Field, having won just once (2010) in the last seven encounters played at Bridgewater.
  • W&L Football Earns a 28-25 Win Over Randolph-Macon
    October 18, 2014
    W&L Football Earns a 28-25 Win Over Randolph-Macon Washington and Lee was 10-of-13 on third downs and held the ball for better than 35 minutes in posting a 28-25 win over Randolph-Macon in ODAC football action on Saturday at Wilson Field.
  • Washington and Lee Football - Randolph-Macon Game Notes
    October 13, 2014
    Washington and Lee Football - Randolph-Macon Game Notes Washington and Lee and Randolph-Macon will be meeting for the 63rd time, with the Yellow Jackets leading the all-time series 30-29-3 since it began in 1903. The Generals have won three of the last four games against R-MC, but fell to the Yellow Jackets last season by a score of 27-21 in Ashland. W&L has won seven straight against Macon in Lexington, with the last loss coming during the 1998 season.
  • W&L Football Suffers a 55-32 Loss to Hampden-Sydney
    October 11, 2014
    W&L Football Suffers a 55-32 Loss to Hampden-Sydney Hampden-Sydney senior quarterback Nash Nance (Calhoun, Ga./Tennessee) threw for three touchdowns, rushed for two more and had a touchdown reception in leading the Tigers to a 55-32 win over Washington and Lee in ODAC football action on Saturday at Wilson Field.
  • Washington and Lee Football - Hampden-Sydney Game Notes
    October 06, 2014
    Washington and Lee Football - Hampden-Sydney Game Notes Washington and Lee and Hampden-Sydney will be meeting for the 73rd time, with the Tigers holding a 37-33-2 advantage in the all-time series that began during the 1899 season. The teams have split the last four meetings, with each team winning at home. The Tigers claimed a 35-22 win last season at Hampden-Sydney.
  • W&L Football Downed by Guilford, 52-28
    October 04, 2014
    W&L Football Downed by Guilford, 52-28 Guilford junior quarterback Matt Pawlowski threw for 356 yards and five touchdowns to lead the Quakers to a 52-28 win over Washington and Lee in ODAC football action on Saturday afternoon at the Armfield Athletic Center.
  • Washington and Lee Football - Guilford Game Notes
    September 29, 2014
    Washington and Lee Football - Guilford Game Notes Washington and Lee and Guilford will be meeting for the 28th time, with the Generals holding a 15-11 advantage in the all-time series that began during the 1965 season. W&L had a four-game winning streak against the Quakers snapped last season when GC produced a 16-7 win at Wilson Field.
  • W&L Football Falls to Centre, 28-23
    September 20, 2014
    W&L Football Falls to Centre, 28-23 Centre College controlled the ball for better than 18 of the 30 minutes in the second half to produce a 28-23 win over Washington and Lee in football on Saturday evening at Wilson Field.
  • Washington and Lee Football - Centre Game Notes
    September 15, 2014
    Washington and Lee Football - Centre Game Notes W&L and Centre will be meeting for the 63rd time, with the Colonels holding a 37-23-2 advantage in the all-time series that began during the 1897 season. The two teams met every season from 1955-2006, but the series experienced a five-year hiatus until the teams met again starting in 2011. Centre has won six of the last nine meetings, including a 37-28 win last season in Danville, Ky. The Generals are 13-12-2 all-time at home against the Colonels, winning the last meeting between the two in Lexington by a score of 34-16
  • W&L Football Drops a 21-19 Decision to Sewanee
    September 13, 2014
    W&L Football Drops a 21-19 Decision to Sewanee Sewanee recovered from a 10-0 second-half deficit to snap a nine-game losing streak to the Washington and Lee football team, defeating the Generals, 21-19, on Saturday afternoon at Harris Stadium.
  • W&L Wins First ODAC Football Play of the Week
    September 10, 2014
    W&L Wins First ODAC Football Play of the Week The Old Dominion Athletic Conference has announced that Washington and Lee has won its first Football Play of the Week for the 2014 season.
  • Washington and Lee Football - Sewanee Game Notes
    September 08, 2014
    Washington and Lee Football - Sewanee Game Notes W&L and Sewanee will be meeting for the 63rd time, with the Generals holding a 40-22 advantage in the all-time series that began during the 1892 season. W&L has won each of the last nine meetings, the longest winning streak by either team in the 122 years these two teams have played.
  • Averett Defeats W&L Football, 20-17
    September 06, 2014
    Averett Defeats W&L Football, 20-17 The Washington and Lee football team dropped its 22nd-straight opener on the road, falling to Averett by a score of 20-17 on Saturday at the Cougar Den.
  • Washington and Lee Football - Averett Game Notes
    September 01, 2014
    Washington and Lee Football - Averett Game Notes W&L and Averett will be meeting for the fifth time, with the series knotted at two games apiece. The Cougars have won both meetings played on campus, while the Generals claimed wins in both of the neutral contests played at Salem Stadium. Averett won the last meeting 20-10 back in 2010 and also won the last game between the two on its home campus by a score of 14-10 in 2009.
  • 2014 Washington and Lee Football Preview
    August 28, 2014
    2014 Washington and Lee Football Preview As the Washington and Lee football team prepares to take the field for the 2014 season, catch up with the head coach and a few captains to get an early feel for how the team will do.
  • W&L Football Picked Fourth in ODAC Preseason Coaches Poll
    August 08, 2014
    W&L Football Picked Fourth in ODAC Preseason Coaches Poll The Old Dominion Athletic Conference released its 2014 football preseason coaches poll on Friday morning and Washington and Lee is picked to finish fourth among the league's eight football playing institutions for the second straight year.