2017 Washington and Lee Field Hockey News Releases

  • W&L Field Hockey Edged by No. 1 Messiah, 3-2, in NCAA Tournament
    November 11, 2017
    Despite two goals from sophomore forward Lauren Paolano (Huntington, N.Y./Cold Spring Harbor) and 16 saves from junior goalkeeper Ariyel Yavalar (Baltimore, Md./Garrison Forest School), the Washington and Lee field hockey team fell at top-ranked Messiah, 3-2, on Saturday, in the second round of the NCAA Tournament.
  • Generals Advance in NCAA's with 1-0 Double OT Win over Denison
    November 08, 2017
    Off a pass from sophomore forward Lauren Paolano (Huntington, N.Y./Cold Spring Harbor), junior forward Haley Tucker (Manakin-Sabot, Va./St. Catherine's School) registered the game-winning goal to give the Washington and Lee field hockey team a 1-0 double overtime victory over Denison in the first round of the NCAA Tournament on Wednesday at the W&L Turf Field.
  • Tucker Named ODAC Field Hockey Player of the Year
    November 07, 2017
    The Old Dominion Athletic Conference released its field hockey all-conference honors on Tuesday, and Washington and Lee had five players, along with head coach Gina Wills, receive recognition.
  • W&L Field Hockey to Host Denison In First Round of NCAA Tournament
    November 05, 2017
    The National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) announced its 2017 Division III Field Hockey Tournament field on Sunday evening, and Washington and Lee was one of 24 teams to make the bracket. W&L will host Denison in the first round on Wednesday with the game time still to be determined.
  • W&L Field Hockey Claims ODAC Title with 2-1 OT Win over Hornets
    November 04, 2017
    Junior forward Haley Tucker (Manakin-Sabot, Va./St. Catherine's School) tallied the game-winning goal 2:46 into overtime to propel the top-seeded Washington and Lee field hockey team to a 2-1 victory over second-seeded Lynchburg in the ODAC Championship contest on Saturday at the W&L Turf Field. This marks the second ODAC title in program history and the first since 2005.
  • W&L Field Hockey Downs Shenandoah, 3-1, to Advance to ODAC Final
    November 03, 2017
    Sophomore forward Lauren Paolano (Huntington, N.Y. / Cold Spring Harbor) scored a pair of goals to lift top-seeded Washington and Lee to a 3-1 win over fifth-seeded Shenandoah in the semifinals of the ODAC Field Hockey Tournament at the W&L Turf Field on Friday.
  • W&L Field Hockey 2017 ODAC Championship Preview
    November 02, 2017
    Head coach Gina Wills, along with seniors Grace Bowen and Maggie Sands, and junior Haley Tucker, recently previewed the upcoming championship weekend.
  • W&L Field Hockey to Host ODAC Tournament Semifinals and Championship
    November 01, 2017
    The Washington and Lee field hockey team earned the No. 1 seed for the Old Dominion Athletic Conference Tournament and will host a pair of semifinal contests on Friday and the championship game on Saturday at the W&L Turf Field.
  • Generalssports.com Athlete of the Week MacKenzye Leroy (10-31)
    October 31, 2017
    Senior men's cross country runner MacKenzye Leroy finished second at the ODAC Championship on Saturday to earn Generalssports.com Athlete of the Week accolades.
  • Late Rally Gives W&L Field Hockey a 3-2 Win at Virginia Wesleyan
    October 28, 2017
    The Washington and Lee field hockey team scored two goals in the final five minutes of the second half to earn a 3-2 victory at Virginia Wesleyan on Saturday at Birdsong Field.
  • Tucker's Two Goals Lead W&L Field Hockey Over Bridgewater, 3-0
    October 21, 2017
    The Washington and Lee field hockey team clinched the top seed for the ODAC Tournament with a 3-0 victory over Bridgewater on Saturday afternoon at the W&L Turf Field.
  • Maggie Sands Selected as Alternate for NFHCA Senior Game
    October 18, 2017
    The National Field Hockey Coaches Association (NFHCA) released its participants on Wednesday for the 2017 Victory Sports Tours/NFHCA Division III Senior Game, and Washington and Lee senior midfielder Maggie Sands (Glen Arm, Md./Notre Dame Prep) was selected to participate.
  • W&L Field Hockey Shuts Down Roanoke, 2-0
    October 17, 2017
    The Washington and Lee field hockey team pushed its winning streak to six straight with a 2-0 victory over Roanoke College on Tuesday evening at the W&L Turf Field.
  • Two Late Goals Send W&L Field Hockey Past Dickinson, 5-3
    October 13, 2017
    The Washington and Lee field hockey team scored two goals in a span of 54 seconds late in the second half en route to a 5-3 victory at Dickinson on Friday. Junior forward Haley Tucker (Manakin-Sabot, Va./St. Catherine's School) led the offense with her third hat trick of the season to go with one assist.
  • Tucker Carries W&L Field Hockey to 4-3 OT Win at Shenandoah
    October 11, 2017
    Junior forward Haley Tucker (Manakin-Sabot, Va./St. Catherine's School) tallied the game-tying goal with 2:57 left in regulation, and then scored the game-winner just 2:22 into overtime to lead the Washington and Lee field hockey team to a 4-3 victory at Shenandoah on Wednesday.
  • Generalssports.com Athlete of the Week Haley Tucker (10-10)
    October 10, 2017
    Junior forward Haley Tucker of the field hockey team recorded five goals and one assist last week to earn Generalssports.com Athlete of the Week honors.
  • Peccie and Tucker Earn Weekly ODAC Accolades
    October 09, 2017
    The Old Dominion Athletic Conference released its Athletes of the Week on Monday for the week ending October 8, and Washington and Lee had two athletes honored.
  • W&L Field Hockey's Offense Erupts in 8-3 Win Over R-MC
    October 07, 2017
    Junior forward Haley Tucker (Manakin-Sabot, Va./St. Catherine's School) registered three goals and an assist to propel the Washington and Lee field hockey team to an 8-3 victory over Randolph-Macon on Saturday at the W&L Turf Field.
  • W&L Field Hockey Downs Eastern Mennonite, 5-2
    October 04, 2017
    The Washington and Lee field hockey team jumped out to a 4-0 first-half lead and cruised to a 5-2 victory over Eastern Mennonite on Wednesday evening at the EMU Turf Field.
  • Tucker and Morris Earn ODAC Weekly Honors
    October 02, 2017
    The Old Dominion Athletic Conference released its Athletes of the Week for the week ending on October 1, and Washington and Lee had two athletes honored.
  • Sands Tallies OT Game-Winner to Propel Generals to 4-3 Win Over Lynchburg
    September 27, 2017
    Senior midfielder Maggie Sands (Glen Arm, Md./Notre Dame Prep) notched an overtime game-winning goal to push the Washington and Lee field hockey team past Lynchburg, 4-3, on Wednesday at the W&L Turf Field in the ODAC opener for both teams.
  • W&L Field Hockey Knocked Off by No. 17 CNU, 4-1
    September 23, 2017
    First-year midfielder Jackie Kotoriy and junior attacker Rachael Allshouse each tallied two goals to lead 17th-ranked Christopher Newport to a 4-1 win over the Washington and Lee field hockey team on Saturday at the Captains Turf Field.
  • Tucker's OT Game-Winner Leads W&L Field Hockey Past No. 14 UMW, 2-1
    September 20, 2017
    Junior forward Haley Tucker (Manakin-Sabot, Va./St. Catherine's School) tallied the game-winning goal with 6:53 left in overtime to give the Washington and Lee field hockey team a 2-1 victory over 14th-ranked Mary Washington on Wednesday at the W&L Turf Field.
  • Generalssports.com Athlete of the Week Ariyel Yavalar (9-19)
    September 19, 2017
    Junior goalkeeper Ariyel Yavalar made 14 saves over the weekend to lead the W&L field hockey team to back-to-back victories and earn Generalssports.com Athlete of the Week accolades.
  • Yavalar and Guignon Earn ODAC Weekly Honors
    September 18, 2017
    The Old Dominion Athletic Conference released its Athlete of the Week for the week ending September 17, and Washington and Lee had two athletes honored.
  • Yavalar Leads W&L Field Hockey to 2-1 Win over Juniata
    September 17, 2017
    Junior goalkeeper Ariyel Yavalar (Baltimore, Md./Garrison Forest School) made 11 saves to lead the Washington and Lee field hockey team to a 2-1 victory over Juniata on Sunday at the W&L Turf Field.
  • Thole Gives Generals a 1-0 Overtime Win Against Elizabethtown
    September 16, 2017
    Junior forward Annalise Thole (Huntingtown, Md./Huntingtown) tallied the game-winning goal off a feed from junior forward Haley Tucker (Manakin-Sabot, Va./St. Catherine's School), as the Washington and Lee field hockey team defeated Elizabethtown, 1-0, in overtime on Saturday at the W&L Turf Field.
  • W&L Field Hockey Stumbles at Denison, 2-0
    September 10, 2017
    Denison held the Washington and Lee field hockey team without a shot on Sunday, as the Big Red earned a 2-0 victory at Piper Stadium.
  • W&L Field Hockey Drops a 3-1 Decision to Kenyon
    September 09, 2017
    Junior midfielder Hannah Paterakis scored a pair of goals to lead Kenyon College to a 3-1 win over Washington and Lee in field hockey action on Saturday afternoon at Mavec Field.
  • Paolano's Overtime Game-Winner Sends Generals Past Shorewomen, 2-1
    September 03, 2017
    Sophomore forward Lauren Paolano (Huntington, N.Y./Cold Spring Harbor) scored with 7:08 left in overtime to give the Washington and Lee field hockey team a 2-1 victory at Washington College on Sunday.
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