The Old Dominion Athletic Conference released its Athletes of the Week on Tuesday for the week ending September 2, and Washington and Lee senior Samantha Yates (Birmingham, Ala./St. Paul's School) was named the Women’s Cross Country Runner of the Week, while senior goalkeeper Ariyel Yavalar (Baltimore, Md./Garrison Forest School) garnered the Field Hockey Athlete of the Week accolade.
The National Field Hockey Coaches Association released the Monto/NFHCA Division III Preseason National Coaches Poll on Tuesday, and Washington and Lee is ranked 20th with 175 points. This marks the first national ranking in the history of the program.
The 20th-ranked Washington and Lee field hockey team opens the 2018 season on Friday at Johns Hopkins at 7:00 pm.
Recently, head coach Gina Wills, along with senior forwards Haley Tucker and Annalise Thole and senior goalkeeper Ariyel Yavalar, previewed the upcoming season.
The Old Dominion Athletic Conference released its 2018 field hockey preseason coaches’ poll on Friday, and defending champion Washington and Lee secured the top spot out of nine schools with 62 points and six first-place votes.
Washington and Lee Director of Athletics Jan Hathorn has announced that 257 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.
The National Field Hockey Coaches Association released its 2017 ZAG Field Hockey/NFHCA Division III National Academic Squad on Thursday and 12 players from the Washington and Lee team received the recognition.
The Old Dominion Athletic Conference released its winter standings for the ODAC Commissioner’s Cups and Washington and Lee carries a commanding lead for the overall cup and still leads for the men's cup.
The National Field Hockey Coaches Association released the 2017 ZAG Field Hockey/NFHCA Division III Scholars of Distinction on Thursday, and Washington and Lee had two players honored out of the 242 athletes selected.
Washington and Lee University has announced that the Board of Trustees has approved the construction and restoration phase for the Richard L. Duchossois Athletic and Recreation Center, contingent upon the university raising the final $4.7 million by June 30 to reach its goal.
Washington and Lee Director of Athletics Jan Hathorn has announced that a record 253 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 prior record for scholar-athletes in the fall or winter term was 242 set last fall.
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.
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.
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.
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.