2017 Washington and Lee Football News Releases

  • 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 Football Falls to Second-Ranked Mount Union, 21-0
    November 18, 2017
    Washington and Lee limited second-ranked Mount Union to a season-low 276 yards of total offense and only 10 first downs in dropping a 21-0 decision to the Purple Raiders in the opening round of the NCAA football tournament at Mount Union Stadium.
  • 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.
  • Generalssports.com Athlete of the Week Josh Breece (11-14)
    November 14, 2017
    First-year running back Josh Breece rushed for 280 yards and three touchdowns on Saturday to earn Generalssports.com Athlete of the Week honors.
  • Washington and Lee Football - Mt. Union Game Notes
    November 13, 2017
    Washington and Lee and Mount Union have never met on the gridiron. In fact, the Generals have never played a school from the Ohio Athletic Conference and have played a total of just 12 games all-time against schools from the state of Ohio. W&L is 4-8 against schools from the Buckeye state, with the last encounter being a 27-9 loss to Case Western Reserve during the 2006 season.
  • W&L Football To Face Mount Union in the First Round of the NCAA Tournament
    November 12, 2017
    The National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) announced its field for the 2017 Division III football championship on Sunday and Washington and Lee will travel to 12-time National Champion Mount Union for a first-round contest.
  • W&L Football Wins ODAC Title With a 48-21 Win Over Shenandoah
    November 11, 2017
    Washington and Lee rolled up 613 yards of total offense and won its fourth ODAC Football Championship in the last eight years with a 48-21 victory over Shenandoah on Saturday afternoon at Shentel Stadium.
  • Generalssports.com Athlete of the Week Grey Reames (11-7)
    November 07, 2017
    Senior defensive back Grey Reames had an interception return for a touchdown and a forced fumble on Saturday to earn Generalssports.com Athlete of the Week honors.
  • W&L's Reames Named ODAC Defensive Football Player of the Week
    November 06, 2017
    The Old Dominion Athletic Conference has announced that Washington and Lee senior cornerback Grey Reames (Nashville, Tenn. / Montgomery Bell) has been named the ODAC Defensive Football Player of the Week for the week ending November 5.
  • Washington and Lee Football - Shenandoah Game Notes
    November 06, 2017
    Washington and Lee and Shenandoah will be meeting for the sixth time, with the Generals holding a 4-1 edge in the all-time series. The lone loss was a 21-14 overtime loss at Shentel Stadium during the 2013 season. Last year, the two teams combined for 101 points and 1,145 yards of total offense in a 59-42 W&L victory.
  • W&L Football Rushes Past Bridgewater, 49-21
    November 04, 2017
    The Washington and Lee football team overcame nine fumbles (five lost) to win its fifth straight game with a 49-21 victory over Bridgewater on Saturday afternoon at Wilson Field.
  • W&L Football & Golf to Recognize Fallen Heroes on Saturday
    November 02, 2017
    The Washington and Lee football team is partnering with the Generals’ golf teams to honor our fallen heroes through the Folds of Honor program this weekend.
  • Washington and Lee Football - Bridgewater Game Notes
    October 30, 2017
    Washington and Lee and Bridgewater will be meeting for the 48th time, with the Generals holding a 27-20 advantage in the all-time series that began during the 1964 season. W&L has won just four of the last seven meetings between the two teams, but has won each of the last three played at Wilson Field. In those three wins at Wilson Field, the Generals are averaging 46.3 points, 527.7 total yards and 440.7 rushing yards per game.
  • W&L Football Sweeps ODAC Weekly Honors
    October 30, 2017
    The Old Dominion Athletic Conference has announced that Washington and Lee University has swept the ODAC Football Offensive and Defensive Player of the Week Awards for the week ending October 28.
  • W&L Football Survives at Randolph-Macon, 17-14
    October 28, 2017
    First-year running back Josh Breece (Lorton, Va. / Stone Bridge) scored on a 1-yard run with 38 seconds remaining to lift the Washington and Lee football team to a hard-fought 17-14 victory over Randolph-Macon on Saturday at Day Field.
  • Washington and Lee Football - Randolph-Macon Game Notes
    October 23, 2017
    W&L and Randolph-Macon will be meeting for the 66th time, with the series deadlocked at 31-31-3 since it began in 1903. W&L has won five of the last seven meetings, but the Yellow Jackets notched an 18-10 victory last season in Lexington. The win for R-MC broke an 8-game home winning streak for W&L over the Yellow Jackets. The Generals are 11-19 all-time against R-MC when playing in Ashland.
  • W&L Football Downs Hampden-Sydney on the Road, 36-6
    October 21, 2017
    The Washington and Lee football team used a 28-point second quarter to produce a 36-6 victory over Hampden-Sydney on Saturday afternoon at Everett Stadium.
  • Generalssports.com Athlete of the Week Josh Breece (10-17)
    October 17, 2017
    First-year running back Josh Breece of the football team rushed for 223 yards and four touchdowns on Saturday to earn Generalssports.com Athlete of the Week honors.
  • W&L's Josh Breece Named ODAC Offensive Football Player of the Week
    October 16, 2017
    The Old Dominion Athletic Conference has announced that Washington and Lee first-year running back Josh Breece (Lorton, Va. / Stone Bridge) has been named the ODAC Offensive Football Player of the Week for the week ending October 14.
  • Washington and Lee Football - Hampden-Sydney Game Notes
    October 16, 2017
    W&L and Hampden-Sydney will be meeting for the 76th time, with the Tigers holding a 38-35-2 advantage in the all-time series that began during the 1899 season. H-SC has won six of the last 10 meetings, but W&L has won two straight, including a 52-7 win last season in Lexington. It was W&L’s most lopsided win in the history of the series.
  • Breece Carries W&L Football Past Guilford, 47-26
    October 14, 2017
    First-year running back Josh Breece (Lorton, Va. / Stone Bridge) rushed for a career-high 223 yards and four touchdowns on just 21 carries to lead the Washington and Lee football team to a 47-26 victory over Guilford on Saturday afternoon at Wilson Field.
  • Washington and Lee Football - Guilford Game Notes
    October 10, 2017
    Washington and Lee and Guilford will be meeting for the 31st time, with the Generals holding a 17-13 advantage in the all-time series that began during the 1965 season. W&L has won six of the last seven meetings between the two teams, including a 48-34 win last season in Greensboro. W&L has had a fair amount of offensive success against the Quakers in recent years, having averaged 395.4 rushing yards and 477.4 total yards per game over the last seven meetings. The Generals have also averaged 37.6 points per game.
  • W&L Football Knocks Off Washington University, 28-21
    October 07, 2017
    Washington and Lee jumped out to a 14-0 lead and preserved a seven-point advantage with a pair of late interceptions to post a 28-21 win over Washington University of St. Louis on Saturday afternoon at Wilson Field.
  • Washington and Lee Football - Wash U Game Notes
    October 02, 2017
    Washington University of St. Louis holds a 14-7 lead in the all-time series, which began during the 1939 season. The two teams, who used to be conference foes, have not met since 1988 when W&L claimed a 17-13 win in St. Louis. The Generals have taken each of the last two meetings and carry a 2-6 all-time record against the Bears in Lexington.
  • W&L Football Falls to Emory & Henry Late, 45-42
    September 30, 2017
    Emory & Henry used a 17-play, 79-yard drive to score a 1-yard touchdown run with 11 seconds remaining to produce a 45-42 win over Washington and Lee in ODAC football action on Saturday at Fred Selfe Stadium.
  • Washington and Lee Football - Emory & Henry Game Notes
    September 25, 2017
    W&L and Emory & Henry will be meeting for the 47th time, with the Wasps holding a 29-17 advantage in the all-time series that began during the 1921 season. W&L has won 11 of the last 15 meetings and six of the last seven, including a 49-23 win last season at Wilson Field. Despite carrying a 6-15 all-time record against the Wasps at Fred Selfe Stadium, the Generals have produced a 5-1 record in their last six games played at E&H.
  • W&L's Brand Earns the ODAC Football Offensive Player of the Week Award
    September 18, 2017
    The Old Dominion Athletic Conference has announced that Washington and Lee senior running back Walker Brand (Roanoke, Va. / Hidden Valley) has been named the ODAC Football Offensive Player of the Week for the week of September 16.
  • W&L Football Produces a 24-14 Win Over Claremont-Mudd-Scripps
    September 16, 2017
    Senior running back Walker Brand (Roanoke, Va. / Hidden Valley) rushed for a career-high 154 yards and two touchdowns to lead the Washington and Lee football team to a 24-14 victory over Claremont-Mudd-Scripps on Saturday at Fritz Burns Stadium.
  • Washington and Lee Football - Claremont Game Notes
    September 12, 2017
    Washington and Claremont-Mudd-Scripps will be meeting for the second time ever, after the Stags claimed a 31-28 victory last season at Wilson Field. The game will mark W&L’s first-ever game in the Golden State.
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