2014 Washington and Lee Field Hockey 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 Names Gina Wills Head Field Hockey Coach
    April 07, 2015
    W&L Names Gina Wills Head Field Hockey Coach Washington and Lee Director of Athletics Jan Hathorn has announced the appointment of Gina Wills as head field hockey coach and associate professor of physical education effective June 1.
  • W&L Field Hockey Garners NFHCA Honors
    March 23, 2015
    W&L Field Hockey Garners NFHCA Honors The National Field Hockey Coaches Association announced its 2014 Gladiator by SGI/NFHCA Division III National Academic Squad on Monday, and Washington and Lee had 13 players honored.
  • W&L Field Hockey Earns NFHCA Academic Team Award
    March 11, 2015
    W&L Field Hockey Earns NFHCA Academic Team Award The National Field Hockey Coaches Association announced its 2014 Gladiator by SGI/NFHCA Division III National Academic Team Award recently and Washington and Lee was one of the schools honored.
  • 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.
  • 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 Waxter Named Second Team VaSID All-State
    December 22, 2014
    W&L's Waxter Named Second Team VaSID All-State The Virginia Sports Information Directors (VaSID) announced its 2014 College Division All-State Field Hockey Teams on Friday, and Washington and Lee sophomore forward Maggie Waxter (Baltimore, Md./Roland Park Country School) earned second-team accolades.
  • Wendy Orrison Resigns as Head Field Hockey Coach at W&L
    December 04, 2014
    Wendy Orrison Resigns as Head Field Hockey Coach at W&L Washington and Lee Director of Athletics Jan Hathorn has announced that Wendy Orrison has resigned as head field hockey coach. She will remain on staff as associate professor of physical education through the remainder of the 2014-15 school year.
  • Four W&L Field Hockey Players Garner All-ODAC Honors
    November 12, 2014
    Four W&L Field Hockey Players Garner All-ODAC Honors The Old Dominion Athletic Conference announced its 2014 Field Hockey All-Conference teams on Wednesday, and Washington and Lee boasted four players who earned postseason recognition.
  • W&L Field Hockey Falls in ODAC Semis to LC, 5-1
    November 05, 2014
    W&L Field Hockey Falls in ODAC Semis to LC, 5-1 Top-seeded Lynchburg College jumped out to an early 2-0 lead in cruising to a 5-1 win over fifth-seeded Washington and Lee in the semifinals of the ODAC Field Hockey Championship on Wednesday at Shellenberger Field.
  • Generals Defeat R-MC, 4-3, to Advance in ODAC Tournament
    November 01, 2014
    Generals Defeat R-MC, 4-3, to Advance in ODAC Tournament Sophomore forward Maggie Waxter (Baltimore, Md./Roland Park Country School) scored two goals to lead the fifth-seeded Washington and Lee field hockey team to a 4-3 victory against fourth-seeded Randolph-Macon on Saturday at St. Gertrude’s High School in the ODAC Tournament quarterfinals.
  • Two Generals Selected to Play in NFHCA Senior All-Star Game
    October 30, 2014
    Two Generals Selected to Play in NFHCA Senior All-Star Game The National Field Hockey Coaches Association (NFHCA) released the participants for the 2014 Victory Sports Tours/NFHCA Division III Senior All-Star Game on Wednesday and Washington and Lee had two players selected.
  • Stefanic Records Hat Trick in 4-0 Win Against Sweet Briar
    October 29, 2014
    Stefanic Records Hat Trick in 4-0 Win Against Sweet Briar Senior forward Candice Stefanic (Berwyn, Pa./Conestoga) recorded her first career hat trick to lead the Washington and Lee field hockey team to a 4-0 victory over Sweet Briar on Wednesday at the W&L Turf Field.
  • W&L Field Hockey Falls to Randolph-Macon, 3-2
    October 25, 2014
    W&L Field Hockey Falls to Randolph-Macon, 3-2 With two second-half goals, Randolph-Macon defeated the Washington and Lee field hockey team, 3-2, on Saturday in Ashland.
  • MacDonald Records Hat Trick in 3-0 Win Over Roanoke
    October 22, 2014
    MacDonald Records Hat Trick in 3-0 Win Over Roanoke Junior forward Charlotte MacDonald (Bluemont, Va./Foxcroft) recorded her first career hat trick, as the Washington and Lee field hockey team shutout Roanoke, 3-0, on Wednesday at Kerr Stadium.
  • Waxter's Hat Trick Leads W&L Field Hockey to 4-1 Win Over EMU
    October 15, 2014
    Waxter's Hat Trick Leads W&L Field Hockey to 4-1 Win Over EMU Sophomore forward Maggie Waxter (Baltimore, Md./Roland Park Country School) registered her first career hat trick to lead the W&L field hockey team to a 4-1 victory over Eastern Mennonite on Wednesday at the W&L Turf Field.
  • W&L Field Hockey's Game with EMU Postponed to Wednesday
    October 14, 2014
    W&L Field Hockey's Game with EMU Postponed to Wednesday The Washington and Lee field hockey game against Eastern Mennonite scheduled for Tuesday at 7:00 pm has been postponed due to the forecast of thunderstorms in Lexington. The contest will now be played on Wednesday at 7:00 pm.
  • W&L Field Hockey Loses in Overtime to Shenandoah, 2-1
    October 11, 2014
    W&L Field Hockey Loses in Overtime to Shenandoah, 2-1 Shenandoah senior forward Ashley Cross (Agawam, Mass./Agawam) converted a penalty stroke with 1:59 left in overtime to give the Hornets a 2-1 victory over the Washington and Lee field hockey team on Saturday at the W&L Turf Field.
  • W&L Field Hockey Edges Virginia Wesleyan, 2-1
    October 08, 2014
    W&L Field Hockey Edges Virginia Wesleyan, 2-1 Senior forward Candice Stefanic (Berwyn, Pa./Conestoga) and first-year midfielder Sarah Arrington (Salisbury, Md./Worcester Prep) each scored a goal in the opening half to lead the Washington and Lee field hockey team to a 2-1 victory over Virginia Wesleyan at the W&L Turf Field on Wednesday.
  • W&L Field Hockey Blanks Ferrum, 6-0
    October 04, 2014
    W&L Field Hockey Blanks Ferrum, 6-0 The Washington and Lee field hockey team scored five goals in the second half, with two by first-year midfielder Abby Avery (Houston, Texas/St. John’s), on its way to a 6-0 victory over Ferrum on Saturday at the W&L Turf Field.
  • W&L Field Hockey Falls to Bridgewater, 4-1
    September 30, 2014
    W&L Field Hockey Falls to Bridgewater, 4-1 The Washington and Lee field hockey team gave up three goals in the first half on its way to a 4-1 loss at Bridgewater on Tuesday at the Jopson Athletic Complex.
  • W&L Field Hockey Drops a 5-2 Loss to Mary Washington
    September 27, 2014
    W&L Field Hockey Drops a 5-2 Loss to Mary Washington Mary Washington junior forward Jenna Steele (Rehoboth Beach, Del./Cape Henlopen) scored four goals to lead the 16th-ranked Eagles to a 5-2 win over Washington and Lee in field hockey action on Saturday afternoon at the W&L Turf Field.
  • W&L Field Hockey Defeats St. Mary's (Md.), 1-0
    September 20, 2014
    W&L Field Hockey Defeats St. Mary's (Md.), 1-0 Sophomore forward Allie Barry (Beverly, Mass./Brooks School) scored in the 49th-minute to lead the Washington and Lee field hockey team to a 1-0 win over St. Mary’s (Md.) on Saturday afternoon at the W&L Turf Field.
  • W&L Field Hockey Drops a 3-0 Decision to Lynchburg
    September 17, 2014
    W&L Field Hockey Drops a 3-0 Decision to Lynchburg The Washington and Lee field hockey team dropped its second straight contest, falling to Lynchburg College by a score of 3-0 on Saturday at Shellenberger Field.
  • W&L Field Hockey Falls to McDaniel, 2-0
    September 13, 2014
    W&L Field Hockey Falls to McDaniel, 2-0 Despite leading in shots, 16-7, and penalty corners, 9-2, the Washington and Lee field hockey team fell to McDaniel, 2-0, at the W&L Turf Field on Saturday.
  • Generalssports.com Athlete of the Week Maggie Waxter (9-9)
    September 09, 2014
    Generalssports.com Athlete of the Week Maggie Waxter (9-9) Sophomore forward Maggie Waxter scored four goals in leading the W&L field hockey team to a 3-1 record last week, which garnered her Generalssports.com Athlete of the Week honors.
  • Waxter and Kinzer Garner ODAC Athlete of the Week Accolades
    September 08, 2014
    Waxter and Kinzer Garner ODAC Athlete of the Week Accolades The Old Dominion Athletic Conference announced its Athletes of the Week on Monday for the week ending September 7, and junior setter Alex Kinzer (Greenville, S.C./Eastside) was named the Volleyball Player of the Week and sophomore forward Maggie Waxter (Baltimore, Md./Roland Park Country School) was selected as the Field Hockey Player of the Week.
  • W&L Field Hockey Defeats Sewanee, 4-2
    September 06, 2014
    W&L Field Hockey Defeats Sewanee, 4-2 The Washington and Lee field hockey team gave up a goal in the first 51 seconds of the game, but recovered to score three first-half goals in posting a 4-2 victory over Sewanee on Saturday at Rhodes College.
  • W&L Field Hockey Suffers First Loss of 2014, Falling to Rhodes, 2-1
    September 05, 2014
    W&L Field Hockey Suffers First Loss of 2014, Falling to Rhodes, 2-1 The Washington and Lee field hockey team suffered its first loss of the 2014 season on Friday, falling to Rhodes by a score of 2-1 in Memphis.
  • W&L Field Hockey Stymies Hendrix, 3-1
    September 04, 2014
    W&L Field Hockey Stymies Hendrix, 3-1 The Washington and Lee field hockey team scored two goals in the first half on its way to a 3-1 victory over Hendrix in a neutral-site contest at Rhodes on Thursday.
  • W&L Field Hockey Blanks Transylvania, 5-0
    September 02, 2014
    W&L Field Hockey Blanks Transylvania, 5-0 First-year midfielder Abby Avery (Houston, Texas/St. John's) and junior forward Charlotte MacDonald (Bluemont, Va./Foxcroft) each scored two goals to lead the Washington and Lee field hockey team to a 5-0 victory at Transylvania on Tuesday.
  • W&L Field Hockey Earns 3-1 Victory Over Johns Hopkins
    August 30, 2014
    W&L Field Hockey Earns 3-1 Victory Over Johns Hopkins With three goals in the final 30 minutes on Saturday at the W&L Turf Field, the Washington and Lee field hockey team earned a 3-1 victory over Johns Hopkins. It marked the first win against the Blue Jays (1-1) in program history.
  • 2014 W&L Field Hockey Season Preview
    August 27, 2014
    2014 W&L Field Hockey Season Preview The 2014 W&L field hockey season begins this Saturday, August 30, at 2:00 pm against Johns Hopkins at the W&L Turf Field. Captains Mary Virginia Long, Candice Stefanic, Caroline Andress and Lindsey Purpura, along with head coach Wendy Orrison, discuss the upcoming year in this season preview.
  • W&L Field Hockey Selected Sixth in ODAC Preseason Poll
    August 25, 2014
    W&L Field Hockey Selected Sixth in ODAC Preseason Poll The Old Dominion Athletic Conference released its 2014 field hockey preseason coaches’ poll on Monday and Washington and Lee tied for sixth with two other schools with 25 points.