2011 Washington and Lee Men's Lacrosse News Releases

June 7, 2011
ODAC Announces Spring Sportsmanship Teams
The Old Dominion Athletic Conference has announced its 2011 ODAC/StellarOne Bank Sportsmanship Teams in each of nine spring sports sponsored by the conference.

May 24, 2011
W&L's Wernecke Selected to Play in North-South Game
The United States Intercollegiate Lacrosse Association (USILA) has announced the rosters for the 2011 Division III North-South Senior All-Star game, which will be held on Fri., May 27 at 3:00 pm on the campus of Goucher College.

May 24, 2011
W&L's LaSala Earns USILA HM All-America Honors
The United States Intercollegiate Lacrosse Association (USILA) announced its 2011 Division III All-America teams on Tuesday and Washington and Lee University sophomore defenseman Joe LaSala (Wilton, Conn./Wilton) was among those honored.

May 17, 2011
Mathews and Kurkis Highlight Major Award Winners at W&L
Washington and Lee University held its annual Athletic Awards Ceremony on Tuesday, May 17 at Lee Chapel. Headlining the award winners were senior field hockey/lacrosse player Emmy Mathews (Baltimore, Md./Bryn Mawr) and senior football player Greg Kurkis (Roswell, Ga./Westminster), who were selected as the “Pres” Brown Outstanding Senior Female and Male Athletes of the Year as voted on by members of the department.

May 17, 2011
W&L Claims the 2011 ODAC Overall Sports Champion Cup
The Old Dominion Athletic Conference has announced that Washington and Lee University has claimed the 2011 Dan Wooldridge Overall Sports Champion Cup for the eighth-straight year.

May 3, 2011
W&L Men's Lacrosse Claims Five All-ODAC Selections
The Old Dominion Athletic Conference announced its 2011 all-conference men’s lacrosse team and Washington and Lee had five athletes selected, including four first team honorees.

April 30, 2011
W&L Men's Lacrosse Falls to Lynchburg, 9-7, in ODAC Semis
Third-seeded Lynchburg College broke a 7-7 tie with a pair of fourth quarter scores in posting a 9-7 win over second-seeded Washington and Lee in the semifinals of the ODAC men's lacrosse tournament on Saturday evening at Wilson Field.

April 25, 2011
Numerous W&L Students Earn Winter Scholar-Athlete Awards
Washington and Lee Director of Athletics Jan Hathorn has announced that 173 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.

April 23, 2011
W&L Men's Lax Wins Game of Runs Over R-MC, 12-8
Washington and Lee scored six of the last seven goals of the game to post a 12-8 victory over Randolph-Macon in ODAC men’s lacrosse action on Saturday afternoon at Wilson Field.

April 20, 2011
W&L Men's Lax Runs Past Greensboro, 14-5
Washington and Lee scored six straight goals over the second and third periods en route to posting a 14-5 victory over Greensboro College in men’s lacrosse action on Wednesday afternoon at Pride Field.

April 19, 2011
W&L Men's Lax Joins Fight Against Ovarian Cancer
The Washington and Lee men’s lacrosse team will complete its regular season schedule at home on Saturday as it hosts Randolph-Macon for a 1:00 pm game.

April 16, 2011
Marlins Upset W&L Men's Lacrosse, 11-6
Virginia Wesleyan scored eight consecutive goals across the first and second quarters en route to an 11-6 win over Washington and Lee in ODAC men’s lacrosse action on Saturday afternoon at Foster Field.

April 6, 2011
Roanoke Runs Past W&L Lacrosse, 19-10
Roanoke College scored eight-straight goals across the first and second periods in posting a 19-10 victory over Washington and Lee in ODAC men's lacrosse action on Wednesday evening at Kerr Stadium.

April 2, 2011
W&L Men's Lax Defeats Randolph, 13-4
Washington and Lee received 13 goals from 10 different players in posting a 13-4 victory over Randolph College in ODAC men’s lacrosse action on Saturday afternoon at Wilson Field.

March 29, 2011
Middlebury Downs W&L Men's Lax, 6-5
Seventh-ranked Middlebury held Washington and Lee to just one goal over the final three quarters in producing a 6-5 victory over the Generals in men’s lacrosse action on Tuesday evening at Georgetown University.

March 26, 2011
W&L Men's Lax Eludes 16th-Ranked Lynchburg, 4-3
The Washington and Lee defense forced 30 turnovers and allowed just three goals in posting a 4-3 victory over 16th-ranked Lynchburg in men’s lacrosse action on Saturday afternoon at the W&L Turf field.

March 23, 2011
W&L Men's Lacrosse Rolls Past Guilford, 11-1
Sophomore attackman Jack Switala (Lloyd Harbor, N.Y./Cold Spring Harbor) scored three goals and assisted on another as Washington and Lee defeated Guilford, 11-1, on Wednesday evening at Wilson Field.

March 21, 2011
Lumpkin & Davis Named ODAC Players of the Week
Washington and Lee University had two athletes collect weekly honors from the Old Dominion Athletic Conference it was announced on Monday.

March 19, 2011
W&L Men's Lax Upsets No. 13 Hampden-Sydney, 9-8
Washington and Lee scored four of the game’s final five goals to produce a 9-8 victory over 13th-ranked Hampden-Sydney in men’s lacrosse on Saturday afternoon at Everett Stadium.

March 15, 2011
W&L Men's Lax Erupts for a 13-7 Win Over Kenyon
Washington and Lee used a five-goal run across the third and fourth periods to produce a 13-7 victory over Kenyon in men’s lacrosse on Tuesday evening at Wilson Field.

March 12, 2011
F&M Defeats W&L Men's Lacrosse, 7-6
Franklin & Marshall erupted for four goals in the fourth quarter to post a 7-6 victory over Washington and Lee in men’s lacrosse on Saturday at Manhasset High School.

March 5, 2011
W&L Men's Lacrosse Holds Off Washington College, 5-4
The Washington and Lee men’s lacrosse team jumped out to a 5-2 lead after three quarters and held on for a 5-4 victory over Washington College on Saturday afternoon at Kibler Field.

February 27, 2011
Denison Upends W&L Men's Lax, 10-6
Denison University jumped out to a 6-1 lead and never looked back in claiming a 10-6 victory over Washington and Lee in men’s lacrosse on Sunday afternoon at Deeds Field.

February 25, 2011
W&L-Denison Men's Lax Game Moved to Sunday at 1 PM
The Washington and Lee men's lacrosse game scheduled to be played at Denison University on Saturday has been moved to Sunday due to weather-related issues in Granville, Ohio.

February 23, 2011
W&L Men's Lax Drops a 7-4 Decision to 2nd-ranked Salisbury
The Washington and Lee men's lacrosse team held second-ranked Salisbury to its lowest regular-season scoring output since 2008, but fell to the Seagulls by a score of 7-4 on Wednesday afternoon at Seagull Stadium.

February 19, 2011
W&L Men's Lax Falls to Wittenberg, 7-6
Wittenberg University scored the final four goals of the game to produce a 7-6 victory over Washington and Lee in men’s lacrosse on Saturday afternoon at Wilson Field.

February 15, 2011
McCabe wins 100th as W&L Men's Lax Downs Ferrum, 18-4
The Washington and Lee men's lacrosse team forced 43 turnovers and outshot Ferrum by a count of 70-10 in posting an 18-4 win over the Panthers in the season opener for both teams on Tuesday evening at Wilson Field.

February 10, 2011
W&L Men's Lacrosse Picked Fourth in ODAC Preseason Poll
The Old Dominion Athletic Conference released its 2011 preseason men’s lacrosse coaches poll and Washington and Lee was picked to finish fourth out of the league’s eight lacrosse-playing institutions.

February 1, 2011
2011 Washington and Lee Men's Lacrosse Season Preview
The men’s lacrosse program at W&L has a long and storied tradition of success and Head Coach Gene McCabe believes that his 2011 squad has all the tools necessary to add another chapter to that tradition.

January 21, 2011
W&L's LaSala Receives Preseason All-America Honors
Washington and Lee sophomore defenseman Joe LaSala (Wilton, Conn./Wilton) has been tabbed as a Division III Preseason Honorable Mention All-America selection by Faceoff Yearbook.

January 4, 2011
Numerous W&L Students Earn Fall Scholar-Athlete Awards
Washington and Lee Director of Athletics Jan Hathorn has announced that 170 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 3.500.

October 12, 2010
W&L Announces Creation of "23" Student-Athlete Group
Washington and Lee Athletic Director Jan Hathorn has announced the rededication of the school’s Student-Athlete Mentor (SAMS) group as an organization known simply “23”. The organization’s motto is “Many sports, one team.”

September 24, 2010
W&L Tabs Nat St. Laurent as Assistant Lacrosse Coach
Washington and Lee Director of Athletics Jan Hathorn has announced the appointment of Nat St. Laurent as assistant men's lacrosse coach and assistant professor of physical education. St. Laurent begins his appointment immediately.

September 17, 2010
Jason Archbell Resigns as Assistant Lacrosse Coach at W&L
Jason Archbell has resigned his position as assistant lacrosse coach and assistant professor of physical education at Washington and Lee University and has accepted an offer to become an assistant lacrosse coach at the University of Pennsylvania.

August 12, 2010
W&L Places 219 Athletes on the ODAC All-Academic Team
The Old Dominion Athletic Conference recently released its 2009-2010 All-Academic Team and Washington and Lee once again led the league in number of athletes honored.