2011-12 Washington and Lee Women's Basketball News Releases

  • W&L Promotes Christine Clancy to Head Women's Hoops Coach
    June 15, 2012
    Washington and Lee Director of Athletics Jan Hathorn has announced that following a national search, Christine Clancy has been promoted to head women’s basketball coach and assistant professor of physical education.
  • Lawson and Westfal Highlight Major Award Winners at W&L
    May 15, 2012
    Washington and Lee University held its annual Athletic Awards Ceremony on Tuesday, May 15 at Lee Chapel. Headlining the award winners were senior soccer player Kat Lawson (White Post, Va./Clarke County) and senior football player Charlie Westfal (New Canaan, Conn./New Canaan), who were selected as the “Pres” Brown Outstanding Senior Female and Male Athletes of the Year as voted on by members of the department.
  • W&L Claims the 2012 ODAC Overall Sports Champion Cup
    May 09, 2012
    The Old Dominion Athletic Conference has announced that Washington and Lee University has claimed the Dan Wooldridge Overall Sports Champion Cup for the ninth-straight year.
  • Numerous W&L Students Earn Winter Scholar-Athlete Awards
    April 24, 2012
    Washington and Lee Director of Athletics Jan Hathorn has announced that 185 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.
  • Five Generals Named to ODAC Winter Sportsmanship Teams
    April 20, 2012
    Several Washington and Lee athletes have been selected to the Old Dominion Athletic Conference/StellarOne Sportmanship Teams for the winter season.
  • W&L Women's Hoops Knocked Off By VWC, 60-58
    February 25, 2012
    Junior forward Katy Wilson’s (Chattanooga, Tenn./Baylor) layup was blocked as tied expired and top-seeded Virginia Wesleyan held on for a 60-58 win over fifth-seeded Washington and Lee in the semifinals of the ODAC women’s basketball tournament on Saturday afternoon at the Salem Civic Center.
  • Generals Outlast Yellow Jackets, 78-69, in Women's Basketball
    February 23, 2012
    The Washington and Lee women’s basketball team shot 57.7 percent (15-26) in the second half to defeat Randolph-Macon, 78-69, in the Old Dominion Athletic Conference quarterfinals on Thursday afternoon at the Salem Civic Center.
  • Three W&L Women's Hoopsters Earn All-ODAC Honors
    February 22, 2012
    Three members of the Washington and Lee women’s basketball team were honored on the All-Old Dominion Athletic Conference teams that were announced at the annual tournament banquet on Wednesday evening at the Salem Civic Center.
  • W&L Women's Basketball ODAC Tournament Notes
    February 21, 2012
    The Generals travel to the Salem Civic Center in Salem, Va. to face R-MC in the quarterfinals of the ODAC Tournament on Thursday at 3:00 pm.
  • Generals Cruise Past WildCats, 82-51, in Women's Hoops
    February 18, 2012
    Behind junior forward Katy Wilson’s (Chattanooga, Tenn./Baylor) perfect 4-for-4 performance in the second half, the Washington and Lee women’s basketball team shot 60.0 percent from the floor (15-25) in the final 20 minutes to take down Randolph, 82-51, on Saturday afternoon at the Warner Center.
  • Generals Dump Hornets, 65-57, in Women's Basketball
    February 17, 2012
    A late 20-7 run allowed the Washington and Lee women’s basketball team to assume a 12-point lead (64-52) at 2:09 en route to a 65-57 win over Lynchburg on Friday evening at the Warner Center.
  • Generals Stifle Wasps, 75-46, in Women's Basketball
    February 14, 2012
    The Washington and Lee women’s basketball team turned in one of the best defensive performances of the season, giving up a season-low 46 points to Emory & Henry and holding the Wasps to only 29.3 percent shooting from the field (17-58) in a 75-46 victory on Tuesday evening at the Warner Center.
  • W&L Women's Basketball Notes - Week 13
    February 13, 2012
    W&L will conclude the regular season with three home contests versus Emory & Henry, Lynchburg and Randolph.
  • W&L Women's Basketball Felled by Guilford, 62-43
    February 10, 2012
    Guilford College used a 25-7 run over the final 7:10 of the first half and initial 3:50 of the second half in posting a 62-43 win over Washington and Lee in ODAC women’s basketball on Friday evening at the Ragan-Brown Field House.
  • W&L Women's Basketball Blows by Randolph-Macon, 78-67
    February 07, 2012
    The Washington and Lee women’s basketball team led from wire-to-wire as it swept the season series with Randolph-Macon for the first time ever with a 78-67 victory over the Yellow Jackets on Tuesday evening at Crenshaw Gymnasium.
  • W&L Women's Basketball Notes - Week 12
    February 06, 2012
    W&L will face Randolph-Macon and Bridgewater this week on the road.
  • W&L Women's Hoops Pulls Past Bridgewater, 62-58
    February 04, 2012
    A breakaway layup by senior forward Becca Bolton (Pittsboro, N.C./Chatham Central) with 23 seconds left to play propelled the Washington and Lee women’s basketball team to a 62-58 victory over Bridgewater on Saturday evening at the Warner Center.
  • W&L Women's Hoops Outlast Roanoke, 69-59
    February 03, 2012
    Five Generals scored in double figures, including senior forward Becca Bolton’s (Pittsboro, N.C./Chatham Central) tenth double-double of the season, as the Washington and Lee women’s basketball team defeated Roanoke, 69-59, Friday night at the Warner Center.
  • W&L Women's Basketball Falls to Hollins in Double Overtime
    January 31, 2012
    Junior forward Katy Wilson (Chattanooga, Tenn./Baylor) tallied career highs for both points (29) and rebounds (16), but it wasn’t enough as the Washington and Lee women’s basketball team fell at Hollins University, 71-68, in double-overtime on Tuesday evening.
  • W&L Women's Basketball Notes - Week 11
    January 30, 2012
    W&L will travel to Hollins on Tuesday, and then host two contests this weekend as they face Roanoke and Bridgewater in ODAC action.
  • W&L Women's Basketball Pushes Past E&H, 71-50
    January 28, 2012
    The Washington and Lee women’s basketball team used a dominant second-half performance in defeating Emory & Henry, 71-50, on Saturday afternoon at the King Center.
  • W&L Women's Hoops Topped by Virginia Wesleyan, 67-58
    January 24, 2012
    Virginia Wesleyan made 18-of-19 shots from the foul line, including six of its last seven, to hold off Washington and Lee, 67-58, in women’s basketball action Tuesday evening at the Warner Center.
  • W&L Women's Basketball Notes - Week 10
    January 23, 2012
    The W&L women's basketball team will play Virginia Wesleyan at home on Tuesday, and then travel to face off against Emory & Henry on Saturday.
  • W&L Women's Basketball Falls at EMU, 75-55
    January 21, 2012
    Eastern Mennonite shot 46.0 percent (29-63) from the floor and forced 24 Washington and Lee turnovers in posting a 75-55 win over the Generals in ODAC women’s basketball action on Saturday afternoon at Yoder Arena.
  • W&L Women's Basketball Notes - Week 9
    January 16, 2012
    W&L women travel to Harrisonburg, Va. to face the Eastern Mennonite Royals on Saturday at 3:00pm.
  • W&L Women's Basketball Breezes Past Randolph, 67-50
    January 14, 2012
    Washington and Lee closed the first half with a 20-4 run en route to posting a 67-50 victory over Randolph College in women’s basketball action on Saturday afternoon at the RAD Center.
  • W&L Women's Basketball Fall, 67-57, at Lynchburg
    January 13, 2012
    The Washington and Lee women’s team fell, 67-57, to Lynchburg College at Turner Gymnasium on Friday evening.
  • Numerous W&L Students Earn Fall Scholar-Athlete Awards
    January 11, 2012
    Washington and Lee Director of Athletics Jan Hathorn has announced that 166 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.
  • W&L Women's Hoops Taken Down By EMU, 64-62
    January 10, 2012
    A layup by sophomore forward Bianca Ygarza (Conestoga, Pa./Penn Manor) with 31 seconds left in regulation broke a 62-62 tie to propel Eastern Mennonite to a 64-62 win over the Washington and Lee women’s basketball team on Tuesday night at the Warner Center.
  • W&L Women's Basketball Notes - Week 8
    January 10, 2012
    W&L will face Eastern Mennonite at home, and then travel to Lynchburg and Randolph this weekend.
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